State Minister for East African Community Affairs Julius Maganda Wandera says that they have formed a corroborative partnership towards eliminating all barriers that are frustrating women from effectively engaging in cross-border trade and business.
Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said Pato did not return on his own but was handed over to a special team of detectives from Uganda who transported him to Uganda on May 15, 2019, and took him into police custody, for further interrogation. He is currently detained at Special Investigation Division (SID) in Kireka.
The dispute started in 2012 when the Adjumani district council gazetted the area as East Madi Game Reserve, a move which was opposed by authorities in Amuru district, who equally claimed rights over the same land. It has taken twists and turns over the years, resulting in loss of lives and property.
According to the North Kigezi Diocesan Mission Coordinator, Rev. Amos Katushabe, this year’s pilgrims include 20 males and 44 females. He says that the youngest pilgrim is Abedi Nowamani from Burombe Ruhinda aged 14 years old while the eldest is Benon Rutayoba who is 77 years old from Nyamifura Church of Uganda.
The debate comes barely a month after a declaration by agriculture ministry officials that the government was considering a ban on Nomadic Pastoralism in order to promote crop farming and paddock grazing in order to reduce food insecurity and increase family incomes.
Local governments showed the highest satisfaction with employees with disabilities at 90 per cent while the private sector satisfaction stands at 77 per cent, according to Dr Patrick Ojok, the Lead Consultant in the Baseline Survey.
All the eight districts of Karamoja have boundary conflicts. Kotido and Abim have locked horns over Lokililing and Moru-Alokwangat Parishes while Kotido and Kaabong also have a disputed boundary at Lolelia in Kacheri Sub County. Napak district is at loggerheads with Katakwi, Abim and Moroto, some of which have culminated into violence.
The fifteen-page book titled; “Olukooki Niye Ngamba Yange” loosely translated as ‘Lukooki is My Language, is a compilation of nouns, metaphors, verbs and proverbs, names of animals, numbers and a brief history about Kooki, one of the 18 counties make up Buganda Kingdom.