The district has set targets for each sub county to produce at least five candidates in first grade at PLE this year. There are eleven sub counties including town councils making up Kapelebyong district.
Dr. Emmanuel Peter Eriaku, the former Kapelebyong County member of parliament, has a different perspective on the matter. He believes that Napak is more privileged than Kapelebyong in terms of access to significant watering points. Dr. Eriaku pointed out that Napak has three valley dams, while Kapelebyong has only four water tanks.
During the Barraza, Vincent Opio, the PDM SACCO Chairperson of Oderai Ward in Acowa Town Council accused the Parish Chief and the Community Development Officer (CDO) of including ghost beneficiaries on the list of beneficiaries.
Cecilia Amoding of Acilakide Women Farmers’ Group says that most of the families have suffered cases of malnutrition because of the poor feeding habits and lack of access to the markets where vegetables are sold. She says that the introduction of kitchen gardens has helped the communities in the district to access food dietary and money when they sell excesses of their produce.
Emmanuel Opio, the Kapelebyong District Communications Officer says that the district security committee has resolved to keep most of the drugs meant for HC2s and HC3s at the district headquarters until the security situation is fully addressed.
48M. The facilities raided were Nyada HC2 in Kapelebyong sub- county, Angerepo HC2 and Ajeleik HC2- all located in Acowa Sub County.
Ekunyu, who is due for retirement on July 15, 2022, sought a promotion to enable him to access a better retirement package. However, the District Service Commission failed to conduct interviews for unknown reasons. Ekunyu opted to seek assistance from Akorikin but his pleas were not considered.
Akorikin said that Kapelebyong district education system heavily relies on the government with more than 95 percent of children (39,000) attending government-aided schools offering Universal Primary and Secondary Education.
Francis Akorikin, the LC V Chairperson of Kapelebyong district, says that about 20 children missing. He says that some children failed to locate their parents because of the gunfire exchange that forced them to scatter to different places.
On Tuesday night, thousands of residents from Okungur, Achinga and Kapelebyong sub-counties abandoned their homes following a fire exchange between the Anti-Stock Theft Unit- ASTU personnel and suspected rustlers in Kirik Village in Kapelebyong Sub County.
Francis Akorikin, the Kapelebyong District LC V Chairperson, says that there was a gunfire exchange between the Anti-Stock Theft Unit- ASTU and the rustlers at Kirik Village in Achinga Sub County since Monday night when the suspected thieves were killed.
Joyce Akareut, one of the residents who sleep at Airabet CoU, says that it’s better to suffer coldness when there is life. Akareut, who moves with her three children, says that she had not slept for days until she opted to relocate to the church.
Oscar Gregg Ageca, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman, says that Otai was shot during the pursuit of suspected Karimojong rustlers by the joint security forces of the Uganda People’s Defense Force and the Anti-Stock Theft Unit.