Juliet Nantale, the head of the Uganda Prison Service recruitment team, described the turn as impressive. She, however, said that she was disappointed that most of the applicants were disqualified because of failure to meet the minimum requirements.
Museveni describes the current ongoing raids in Lango, Acholi and Karamoja regions as commercially motivated, perpetuated by some unscrupulous security officials and local leaders in connivance with businessmen in these regions.
Akol says that on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th of June this year, a group of armed arsonists stormed the area, assaulted and injured twenty-seven people, burnt down 300 huts, and looted several household items, livestock, and poultry noting that it would keep them in abject poverty.
School Term II officially reopened on Monday 9th May 2022, three weeks after the closure of term I on April, 15, 2022. However most of the schools do not have half or even a quarter of their pupils back.
His class teacher had brought the learners out for physical education, a mandatory lesson for lower primary classes. The school headteacher Alfred Meri said that the boy died moments after collapsing as attempts were being made to transport him to the health centre.
Alfred Malinga, the Otuke Chief Administrative Officer, who is not certain if the construction material being used was tested wonders how long the construction works would take considering the time already wasted.
Morris Ogwal, a farmer from Ogwete sub county in Otuke district is disappointed that after spending a lot of money on pesticides to manage his tomatoes, the prices has dropped and there are very few buyers.
Quinto Odongo, the Otuke District Education Officer described the situation at many schools as “appalling”, saying that although they have plans of renovating the schools, they operate on a meagre budget.
Anjilo Opio, the area LC I chairperson says the workers approached him on Saturday, saying that they would leave the site due to nonpayment and of construction materials on the site. He says that the workers handed the keys for the store, which has a few bags of cement, iron bars, gumboots and some overalls.
Susan Abeja, the Otuke District Woman MP believes that the girls should be given a chance to continue studying even after giving birth. She says as leaders, they will make sure that the girls receive the necessary support they require at school.
Alfred Malinga, the Chief Administrative Officer explained that the District does not have enough resources to support these schools. He is worried that they may not be able to accommodate learners when schools open after the lock down.
Trouble for Ogwanga started after the 15-year-old Primary three granddaughter, who is three months pregnant told her clan and local council leaders that her grandfather has been sexually molesting her from January whenever her grandmother would go to the market.
In 2019, the Health Ministry upgraded the facility from Health Center II to HCIII status. The district then contracted Otada contraction company Ltd to construct a maternity ward, placenta pit and latrine stances at the facility at Shillings 500 million.
The District officials have since handed over the site to BMK Construction Company Ltd, to construct a maternity and neonatal ward, placenta pit, a stand-alone laboratory unit and a single toilet stance for the male and female clients and another for females only.