The six had accompanied one of their relatives to board a bus and as they waited by the roadside near Panyimur junction on the Nebbi-Pakwach highway, when a Toyota Hiace Registration number UBG-674G commonly referred to as a drone swerved off the road and rammed into them.
The four together with the Officer in Charge of Traffic Innocent Mafabi were reportedly given a sum of 675 million Shillings to pay 162 Special Police Constables for manning the February 2021 general elections. But each Special Police Constable was paid 370,000 Shillings instead of 375,000 Shillings, which had been budgeted for.
Assistant Inspector of Police Samson Odongo, the OC of Dei Police Post was picked up on Sunday after some unknown persons broke in to the Police post and took away a Police motorcycle Registration Number UP 8313, a Fuel Tank and some exhibits like mattresses that had been kept in the office.
The health facility which receives patients from parts of Nwoya, Nebbi and the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC is operating on a single oxygen cylinder which is also shared by at least three patients in the ICU daily.
They were intercepted at 2 a.m. last night at Pakwach check-point while travelling in a Nile Coach Bus which was hired to take off for Kampala from Arua after midnight. The Ugandan government has maintained a nighttime curfew running between 9 p.m. and 5: 30 a.m, as one of the measures to control movement and contain COVID-19.
According to reports, the armed Congolese soldiers carried an impromptu raid on the fishermen at around 9 pm accusing them of encroaching on the Congolese side. They arrested the fishermen and took away their gears to Congo.
Bernard Byakagaba, the UNRA Engineer for Gulu station says though the floodwaters receded without cutting off the roads again, UNRA teams have set out to assess the threat and devise a permanent solution which will involve installing more culverts and open more channels to allow free flow of water
Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Police Spokesperson, says the Olobodegi Parish Chief informed the Officer in Charge of Panyango Police post about the incident, who entered a case of death by drowning vide SD Ref.
It is said that hundreds of Alur people were fired at and several of their houses burnt down by soldiers guarding Brig. Charles Otema Awany's farm, bringing another twist to a long-term conflict between the two cultural groups.
Open defection is a common phenomenon in most of the 57 landing sites in Pakwach district, which is escalating the spread of water borne diseases. Some of the villages where open defecation is prevalent include Kamana A, Lubiri B, Pujwang, Kamana B, Kijaja, Wanglei A, Wanglei B, Mangele, Lubiri A, Singla and Dei A and Dei B landing sites.
The deceased only identified as Odii in his 40’s was found lying unconscious at the road junction between Panyimur and Parombo in the night of Wednesday after he was reportedly beaten by a mob for reasons yet to be known.
The accident which occurred on Tuesday involved a lorry registration number UAG 573 Q belonging to Mukwano Group of Companies. The lorry knocked three people who were on the motorcycle, killing the rider on spot.
A part of River Nile in Nwoya district burst its banks on Tuesday causing floods that paralyzed business and transport on the road, the main gateway to West Nile region. Hundreds of vehicles and Trucks remained stranded as the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA closed the adjacent Bridge.