Last year, Cube Root Limited was contracted to rehabilitate two community roads at 1.9 Billion Shillings. However, the road works are yet to be completed despite the district paying two installments to the contractor.
Anna Grace Auma, the project coordinator and a lecturer at Lira University explains that pre-service training will not only help in equipping doctors and midwives but also cut the cost of in-service training which has been high and time consuming.
As Uganda marks the first anniversary of the November 18th protests triggered by arrest of Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine during campaign season that resulted scores of deaths and hundreds of abductions, URN interviewed for young men on how the abduction and arrests impacted them.
Michael Longole, the Karamoja Region Police Spokesperson, says that a team of Regional Crime Intelligence Officers has been dispatched to Namalu police station to establish how the suspects escaped from custody.
Kidega says the agreement stems from violent clashes between the two clans that occurred last week where at least 5 people were critically injured, over 20 huts set ablaze and unspecified household property destroyed and stolen.