Collins Mawa, an opinion leader in Arua, says the high alcohol consumption in the region has not only impacted negatively on the economic well being of families but also led to increased school dropout rates and family break ups.
Health Care Cost fact sheet of Tobacco Use in Uganda 2017 shows that 108.05 Billion Shillings is spent on the direct cost of treating diseases attributed to tobacco use, while the net cost of Tobacco use stands at 117.66 Billion shillings annually.
An official from Malaria Consortium says that quite often when people fell feverish, they predetermine that they are suffering from Malaria and only seek care from qualified medical personnel after they have failed to improve.
In a world where so many people are selfishly closing their doors, closing their borders, not allowing refugees to come, this example deserves praise and admiration from the whole international community, Guterres told reporters at the Imvepi Refugee Reception Centre in the Arua district.
Proposed amendments to the Succession Act were tabled before Parliament in 2011, to address a lacuna created by a 2007 Constitutional Court ruling that declared a number of sections of the Succession Act null and void.
Speaking during the launch of the Alur Community Association cultural gala in Arua on Sunday Alur Kingdom Prime Minister, Dr Edwin Wathum, said there was need for parents to instill discipline and educate the children who could observe the traditional cultural norms to make a better society.
Sarah Onyiru, the central organizing committee chairperson for the Centenary Celebrations says various groups have already shown interest in exhibiting cultural artifacts depicting the power and might of west Nile region as well as cultural dances, foods and several other items.