Major Michael Chothembo, the zonal pension officer for West Nile region told the meeting that when Public service ministry decentralised the issue of pension verification to districts, a total of 5,878 officers were listed to get pension in 2014 in the entire region.
Constructed in 1930, the facility which was meant to accommodate 100 inmates is now home to over 950 inmates. The facility is hosting over 60 inmates aged above 65. Teenagers, Juveniles, adults, prisoners with mental problems, are all bundled together with each dormitory, built for 20 people, now hosting over 200.
Sharon Drifezu Candiru, a resident of Vurra customs in Vurra sub county, was arrested on Sunday at Arua California Bus terminal with a one-month-old baby girl only identified as Nicol. The mother of the baby is only identified as Jackie, a resident of Nabingo along Masaka road. When interrogated, Candiru revealed that she stole the baby because her boss failed to pay her for two months.
We elders of Ayivu where Ediofe Cathedral is located condemn any form of verbal or physical assault and manipulations of individual and institutions that leads to anarchy. We therefore urge for peaceful resolution to this seven year old conflict by a competent, responsible and neutral authority, reads Adonguas September 29th letter.
A concerned parent in Arua district whose 14 year old daughter was defiled three weeks ago has protested a decision by court to grant bail to the suspect. Vincent Afayoa says that much as the suspect is scheduled to re-appear in court on October 10, the decision sends a bad signal to other offenders.
Yasin Ojuku Vulega, a bicycle mechanic and resident of Rhino-Camp Trading center, says before the vendors abandoned Rhino camp market he used to make up to Shillings 50,000 daily from repairing bicycles and selling spare parts but currently only makes Shillings 20,000.