Oscar Gregg Ageca, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman says that the church members were confined in the worship center and were prohibited from drinking borehole or tap water in preference for only spring water.
Fr. Mubiru is recognized for his contributions to development through the Soroti Catholic Diocese Integrated Development Organization (SOCADIDO), which he founded in 1981. SOCADIDO's mission is to ensure communities in the Teso region have access to social and economic services.
Father Mubiru is a former long serving development coordinator for Soroti Catholic Diocese who spearheaded relief and socio-economic development activities in Teso during some of the most difficult years. He told the congregation gathered for the ruby celebrations at St. Peter Canisius Parish Orungo in Amuria district that his 40 years of priesthood have been characterized by suffering and misunderstanding.
According to the notice, the districts received less funds for payment of salaries from the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development in the first quarter to the tune of over 1.5 billion Shillings.
Oscar Gregg Ageca, the East Kyoga Region Police Spokesman, says that most of the victims died due to suffocation from the Taplin that was covering the Fuso truck registration number UBA 670V they were traveling aboard.
Although the identities of the deceased traders have not yet been identified, our reporter says that 12 people died on the spot and another died at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital where they were rushed for treatment. Among the dead are seven women and six men.
According to the family and the Police in Amuria, the minister met all the costs of Okurut’s transportation and medication while at Butabika Hospital. Beatrice Akol, the mother of Okurut, says that her son’s mental condition started 12 years ago after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Education, ICT from Makerere University.
Charles Engoru Echemu, also former District Council Speaker in Amuria District was arrested on Thursday for causing financial loss to the government. Echemu is accused of refusing to refund 6.4 Million Shillings to Amuria District Local Government for salary that he received over and above his statutory entitlement.
In his campaign trail in Amuria and Katakwi districts, Mao canvassed for votes for DP flag bearers in Abiya and Kuju Sub Counties. According to Mao, his approach is to strengthen structures at lower levels to enable the party grow to cause change.
Last month, Joseph Oriokot, a resident of Akuya village in Odepe parish was attacked and killed in cold blood by unknown assailants using machetes. His decomposing body was discovered at the swamp between Aduuka and Ometai after three days.
Robert Okitoi, the Amuria District LC V Chairperson, says the hospital is understaffed with several gaps that need urgent attention. He observes that since the facility elevated to a General Hospital, nothing much has changed.
During a council meeting on Wednesday, David Ewayu, the district councillor for Kuju Sub County questioned why only the contributions from Ministers Musa Ecweru, the State Minister for Disaster Preparedness, and Gen. Jeje Odongo, the Minister for Internal Affairs were recorded.
John Francis Otim, the In-Charge of Orungo HCIII says that the facility receives an average of 65 patients per day, and takes care of more than 17,000 people. However, many of these could not get the much needed services, especially if they required admission due to the lack of admission services.
Cattle, food stuffs and agricultural inputs are the major items sold in Onyam- Igurok Cattle Market. Traders and locals involved in the business trek distances on foot and bicycles to trade in the market that opens as early as 5:30 am and closes around noon.
following the mysterious death of Michael Ariko, a retired UPDF Soldier. Ariko died in the home of his girlfriend’s only identified as Helen Atima, about two hours after he reportedly went to bed on Saturday evening, according to the Ogoria Village LC I Chairperson, James Marin Ojula.
James Arana, the village chairman of Ajenit in Olwa Sub County says his people have remained adamant to the health precautions as well as the Presidential Directives to contain the virus. He notes that instead, three more bars have recently opened in his village and many people crowding in the trading centers every evening.