The seven-member committees, comprising representatives from different interest groups such as the youth, elderly, opinion leaders, politicians, the disabled, parish chief, and the parish chairperson will over the implementation of the project in the 99 parishes in the city.
According to Owiny Dollo, the decision to roll out the commercial macadamia tree production is aimed at encouraging farmers in the Acholi Sub-region to embrace the cultivation of the high-value crop since it offers high economic returns to farmers and will also help to restore the degraded environment.
“On Saturday am playing the last game of my career. We shall be playing the Vipers in the league at Kitende and that will be my last competitive game. After I will play two testimonial games, one in September at KCCA ground in Lugogo, and the second one will be in Masaka where my journey started,” Mawejje told URN in a phone interview.
The Bundibugyo Town Council LC III chairperson, Hassan Baguma explained that they need to see the hospital improve to national standards to address the increasing number of patients including Congolese refugees.
Micheal Longole, the Mt. Moroto region police spokesperson said the energized operations are aimed at recovering illegal guns, arresting and prosecuting criminal elements who have been involved in cattle rustling.
Sulaiman Ssemwogerere, the Coordinator for Uganda Professional Science Teachers Union in Luwero district, says that some headteachers have been threatening to write to Chief Administrative Officers to delete the names of the striking teachers from the payroll. According to Ssemwogerere, the headteachers claim that the science teachers’ strike is illegal and those who participate in it are considered to have absconded from duty.
Under their umbrella, Lukodi War Survivors, the group says that the site will act as a war museum, learning and research centers on the Lord`s Resistance Army insurgency, a peace center, and special dedication to those who lost their lives and also generate income.
John Paul Kodet, the LCV chairperson of Napak district, says that there is a need to break the cycle of livestock-based conflict using community mechanisms that would punish and discourage animal theft.
Winnie Atim, a primary four pupil who is walking with her grandmother acknowledges the hardship she is about to endure but is ready to face the hurdle, praying for good health for her grandmother who will in turn support her through school so that she can become the speaker of parliament in future.
Florence Akello, one of the women who prepared dried vegetable with sim-sim paste (ojede), said that the dish is not only easy to prepare but inputs also last for long, its preparation is fast, it is healthy, and requires no extra ingredients.
According to Odongo, he ordered the arrest of the suspects after receiving a complaint from the Paiula Sub County LC V councillor, Ballex Okello who was approached by farmers in his constituency who sought his intervention in the fraudulent acts.