According to Joanne Aniku Okia , the government through parliament created the two constituencies to bring services closer to the people but not divide the people. She called upon the residents to stop creating confusion but rather be united and stick to the plan of developing the district.
According to Charles Andama Ombia, the Local Council two chairperson of Gbulukuatoni Parish also the deceased’s paternal uncle, they have so far organised prayers twice in order to aid the search but efforts of the local divers over the past five days have yielded nothing yet. Andama further revealed that they planned to organize funeral prayers for Aliti this Saturday (tomorrow) if the team fails to get the body by the end of today.
Preliminary reports indicate that Gerald met his death at around 2 p.m. on Monday. It is alleged that Gerald went on a fishing expedition together with five unidentified fishermen on the fateful day. He drowned while attempting to cross the flooded stream after being swept by the strong waves.
Swaib Toko, the Madi Okollo Resident District Commissioner (RDC), explained that the violent incident was triggered by an accident involving a section of students who were cleared by the administration to participate in the YCS rally.
Rokoni Madimva, one of the landlord in Okollo sub county explains that the demand for additional land is uncalled since the current size of Ajai Wildlife Reserve can support the reintroduction of the white Rhinos.
John Makombo, the Director in Charge of Conservation at Uganda Wildlife Authority explains that the need for additional land at the wildlife reserve is a recommendation of their rhino habitat feasibility study that found out that the current state of the reserve cannot support substantial rhino breeding.
John Makombo, the Director in Charge of Conservation at Uganda Wildlife Authority, says that the reintroduction is part of the biodiversity enhancement program for Uganda, which seeks to among others promote tourism in the West Nile region.
Just like water hyacinth, Kariba weed is considered one of the world's worst aquatic weeds. The weed forms a mat that grows to choke waterways, blocking sunlight and oxygen from reaching the water below and out-competing other water plants that are beneficial to insects and fish.
Under the umbrella of, Oluba Community Development Association (OCDA), the group is accusing the Office of the Prime Minister of settling refugees on their land without their consent. The land has hosted refugees for more than 10 years.
Victoria Angucia, a resident says that the numerous deep gullies on the roads has made many people to lose their lives through accidents. She says they have informed the district authorities several times to rehabilitate the roads in vain.
During the colonial times, about 80 per cent of Uganda’s Rhino population called the reserve home. But After independence, more and more people encroached on the reserve for grazing and farming. As the human population surrounding the reserve increased, poachers hunted down animals in the reserve for food.
The school was scheduled to be commissioned in 2020 before the Covid-19 lockdown, but Madi Okollo district leaders declined to own the new school with its defective and dilapidated structures. Cracks started developing on the structures shortly after their completion by the contractor.
Nora Draru, a fish dealer says that the vendors started opting out of the market when the contractor she didn't disclose hiked the dues from Shillings 500 to 1000 and vehicle parking fees from Shillings 1000 to Shillings 3000.