Levi Okodi, the First Deputy Prime Minister under Lango Cultural Foundation, questioned the rationale behind favoring scientists with higher salaries when the president, who is an artist himself, advocates for unity.
Studies show that 85 per cent of older persons in rural areas live in chronic poverty, are highly vulnerable to neglect, have a decline in physical health, depression, isolation, and a higher risk of mortality. This requires constant care and support from the people closest to them
Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Police Spokesperson says none of the escapees have been re-arrested but the two officers whose identities have been withheld, who were guarding the cell that day, have been arrested to aid with investigations.
Rastild Acuma Akibar, the chairperson of Dokolo Young Oil Seed Farmers’ Cooperative Ltd, told the legislators that the money was released a year after they applied amidst increased prices of building materials.
Geoffrey Ogwal, the Chairperson LCII Barl-lela parish is surprised that the parish was not included yet they were duly elected and given administration tools such as stamps by the Chief Administrative Officer.
The drugs were impounded during a two- weeks operation conducted in the three regions of Lango, Acholi and Karamoja covering 17 districts of Abim, Agago, Alebtong, Amolatar, Amuru, Apac, Dokolo, Gulu, Kitgum, Kole, Kwania and Lamwo.
Musafiri Suwed, the Dokolo District Information Officer, says that Bwonyo developed breathing complications in the wee hours of Sunday morning and was rushed to Lira Regional Referral Hospital from where he died hours later.