According to report from United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, more than 5,000 people have fled to Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo to escape fighting and violence against civilians in the last one month.
Fungaroo Kaps Hassan, the Obongi MP who led residents from his constituency to the proposed bridge site on Thursday said they decided to mobilise themselves to clear the bridge site after waiting for government response in vain.
Bernard Atiku, the Chairperson West Nile Parliamentary Caucus and MP Ayivu Constituency said that the works on Karuma Dam are nearly completed but there are no signs of extension of power to West Nile.
Arua district Tourism officer Rebecca Agani says that the district will use the occasion to demand from government the reinstatement of the White Rhinos in Ajai Game reserve where they lived in the late 1970s before they were wiped out during the 1979 war.
It comes barely a week after Erejos arrest by the State House Anti-Corruption Unit on allegations of mismanaging up to 436 million Shillings from the Road Fund. The unit officials led by Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema stormed Arua on Wednesday following reports that money meant for the construction of Afra, Staff and Mango roads in Arua Municipality had been diverted.
The Examinations body became suspicious after discovering a live correlation of answers for all the candidates in the two centres, implying that the learners could have had advanced knowledge of the questions.
The Police Disciplinary Court Chairperson, Dennis Odongopiny announced the ruling at Arua Municipal Council hall this morning. Odongopiny said the Police Disciplinary Committee had found the officers guilty of negligence of duty.
Wanyoto was appearing before the police disciplinary committee which is hearing cases against six police officers charged with neglect of duty during the chaos that preceded the Arua Municipality Parliamentary by-election in August, 2018.
Dr. Jackson Oryem, the Executive Director Uganda Cancer Institute said all is set to start cancer management and treatment at Arua hospital.He says the regional center will help in establishing cancer registry and enumerate cancer cases for action at national and international levels of intervention.
Faraj was initially summoned to Arua Central Police Station on Tuesday after a case filed by the Women Caucus of Arua, a local organization working to protect the Girl child and fight Sexual Gender Based Violence-SGBV.
Night Asara, the Chairperson of the Women Caucus and Arua hill LC V councilor, says they took interest in the matter when Faraj stopped convening council meetings from September last year when he committed the offense.
Norah Fathum, the Principal Health Inspector Arua Municipality, says the problem of hygiene in Ozua cells and others in River Oli division is hard to eliminate since their unhealthy lifestyle is embedded in the minds of the communities.
Swadik Angupale, a student leader at IUIU Arua Campus, says its worth celebrating the 33 years of NRM given the liberalization of the education sector, which has paved way for establishment of private education institutions in the country.