The eight were attacked on Thursday night while fishing on the Ugandan side of River Nile, where they were surrounded by the armed men who were allegedly looking for their cattle. They said that the cattle had been stolen and taken into Uganda.
However, according to officials from the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA in Moyo, the workers are compacting gravel at the Laropi docking pier to control the water and create a safer landing for the ferry.
Presiding over the handover of the ammunitions at Afoji border on Wednesday the Resident District Commissioner Moyo Bob Williams Labeja said the SPLA soldiers were shot due to mistaken identity since they were not in uniform.
The team leader Dr Peter Muwereza says that the team will sensitise residents on the disease in addition to compiling an on-site report about the yellow fever threat in the district. He added that the Ministry is also mobilizing resources to carry out mass vaccination against yellow fever in the district.
The students on Wednesday stormed the District headquarters in a peaceful demonstration to express their dissatisfaction over the administration.They accuse the head teacher Fred Ojara of exercising dictatorship, promoting tribalism, failing to account for entertainment funds for last term and cancelling the visitation Day.
Following the creation of Obongi District whose operations start on 1 July 2019, the refugees that are being settled in Palorinya in Itula Sub-County in Moyo District by geographical location of the settlement shall now be in Obongi District.
The Sub County was carved out of Itula Sub County in June last year, has remained nonoperational to date. The delay has triggered discomfort amongst residents of the area who have since petitioned the RDC to raise the matter with the office of the president.
Obongi County Member of Parliament Hassan Fungaroo Kaps, some of the leaders in Moyo district are in fear of losing revenue from the refugee hosting Sub Counties that will then be under Obongi district.
Christine Dramaa, the Female Representative of the older persons to the district council, faulted Government for failure to recruit Geriatric doctors and nurses to cater for the health of older persons.
The Moyo District Police Commander, Steven Agaba has confirmed receiving a complaint against Vuchiri, saying they have opened a case of threatening violence at Moyo Central Police Station under CRB 347/2018.
An unidentified man in Sudan Peoples Liberation Army SPLA uniform was on Tuesday evening lynched in Moyo district. Residents of Chunyu Wano in Purojo village, located about a kilometre from the South Sudan border accused him of stealing a blanket from one of them.