Speaking during the National celebration of World Population Day in Alebtong district, the President blamed some schools for imposing exorbitant fees on parents, hindering their ability to keep their children in school.
The area has also been battling anthrax and Black Quarter Disease since last year. The Ministry of Agriculture has now delivered 10,000 doses of Foot and Mouth Disease vaccines and 1,350 doses of bronchitis, for the vaccination against Black Quarter Disease and anthrax.
According to UNBS Senior Public Relations Officer Barbara Kamusiime, millers are expected to register and certify their milling factories, construct a well-established premise for milling, ensure quality packaging of products, and have proper milling machines before they start operating.
David Kennedy Odongo, the Alebtong district chairperson LCV said they have written to the ministry to impose an animal quarantine in the entire Ajuri County which has about four animal markets spread over six sub counties.
Atim accidentally came in contact with the buffalo on Saturday while she was harvesting spear grass for thatching her house. She was rushed to Alebtong HC IV where she was later referred to Lira Regional Referral Hospital.
Robert Adiama, the Alebtong Resident District Commissioner says the lions came just days after a stray buffalo was cited in the neighboring sub county of Amugu, adding that a team from the Uganda Wild Life Authority has been informed and they are on the
ground trying to track the lions
The area LC I Chairperson, Emmanuel Amua reported the matter to the police, saying that the two brothers have had a grudge for some time. “The brothers have for a long time been having a standing family disagreement and I think the killing has nothing to do with that child," he said.
The model promotes the regeneration of lands that have been cleared for farming. It aims to improve the productivity of agricultural lands while increasing tree cover and biodiversity through the management of the tree stumps of indigenous trees to facilitate regeneration
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Police spokesperson says the LCI was arrested because he failed to act within the law and his actions led to the death of a suspect who should have been handled by the laws.
The affected cows reportedly present with loss of appetite, sudden high fever, painful swelling which rapidly progresses to physical wounds and the animal dies within 24 to 48 hours from the time the wound appears on the body.
A report presented by the Chief Administrative Officer, Simon Bimbona did not explain why Shillings 238M School Facility Grant (SFG) meant for the rehabilitation of primary schools was diverted towards the construction of a resource centre and renovation of some secondary schools while most primary schools are in ruins.
Isaac Apenyo commonly known as Apenyo Okwas, the area LC III chairperson confirmed his arrest saying this is the second time Okii is accused of stealing from the health facility.
According to him, early last year, Okii was also alleged to have stolen drugs worth Shs 20 million from the same health center.
In May 2018, Alebtong district received Shillings 1 billion from the World Bank for the upgrade of the two Health Center to HCIII's under the Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfer Program for Results- IFTPR, intended to improve health service delivery to the community. The district contracted Otada Holdings Company Limited to undertake the works.
Okello, a native of Aloi Sub County in the present-day Alebtong District is described as a brave man who fought against slavery imposed on the black people by Arabs in Zanzibar to ensure equal treatment among races in the land.