The Zombo district inspector of schools Silvio Jalar has blamed the situation on the impacts of the Covid-19 after schools closed for close to two years and the high number of parents who have transferred their children from private schools due to financial constraints.
Last year, the Chief Engineer in the Ministry of works Samson Bagonza wrote to Zombo District leadership reaffirming the ministry’s position to take over the rehabilitation of the road using the force account policy for road maintenance.
Prosecution stated that the accused started demanding for unspecified amounts of money from the child's father called Kazadi Kerlith Jedhone, whom they accused of fleecing them of 26 million shillings they offered him in exchange for Mercury mineral.
According to the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Zombo Anthony Kajoyinji Mbyone , they will consider guarding the surveillance officers, but also deploying heavily at the border, although this calls for resources.
Colonel Malik Atocho, the alleged commander of the attack on the UPDF barracks in Zombo in March 2020 that left four Soldiers dead, was whisked off from Arua hospital on Friday evening under tight UPDF security for further management in Kampala after his condition deteriorated.
Bhakit Yahya, the club`s Chief executive officer says, they are using absence of active football to develop strategies of raising finances to attain their target of qualifying to Uganda premier league and retaining their position in the country`s top tier league. Yahya says they have embarked on writing a series of proposals seeking potential club sponsors and endorsements as an avenue of boosting the financial base of the club.
Dr. Amos Nyathirombo, the national president of the College’s Old Boys’ told URN that they want to revive the school to its former glory. The association has partnered with the administration to fix over 50 double decker beds, renovate 4 dormitories at Shillings 120 million and install pavers on walk ways at Shillings 25 million.
Intelligence reports over the weekend indicated that letters and verbal communications have been released by the suspected rebel group based in DR Congo warning of an eminent attack of security bases in Zombo again.
The Fourth Infantry Division spokesperson, Maj. Caesar Olweny confirmed to URN on Thursday afternoon the additional troop deployment in the district. He says the soldiers will help beef security within the district and ensure that what happened on their military installation never reoccurs.