According to Okema, fifteen out of the nineteen explosives found in Nwoya have already been gathered in a safe place in Anaka Town Council by police only waiting to be detonated, while the other four are still in the communities.
Dr. Florence Oyella, head of pediatrics department at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital says the prevalence of sickle cell in Acholi is worrying, to the extent that even some doctors who should be knowledgeable about the disease, have children suffering from sickle cell.
Ramadan Tai, the Pader District Police Commander, says investigations into the murder are underway. He says the deceased body has been taken to Pajule HCIV for post-mortem to ascertain what killed the deceased.
A recent murder case was reported to police on Sunday in Agago where an eighteen-year-old girl identified as Collins Acayo, a Senior two student of Adilang Secondary School in Agago, was discovered dead in the bush with a slit throat. Police report indicates that the deceased was allegedly murdered during a revenge attack in an interfamily feud.
It is alleged that Andrew Ayo, who had accused his wife of infidelity, followed her to her parental home in Atakara-Maka-Gwata at around 1am last night and found when she woman had reportedly left home to see another man, prompting him to set her house on fire killing the minor instantly before he fled.
Carlos Ojok, the GUASA General Secretary told URN that they cannot offer their services to students yet their demands are not being fulfilled. He disclosed that the teaching staff will report at their duty station but will not enter lecture rooms, adding that the strike will last until their demand is addressed.