In his response, Innocent Mubangizi, the Oyam District Police Commander (DPC) acknowledged that there are a few Police officers who he described as 'Non- Pro- people' who like extorting money from locals instead of helping then.
Sammy Bob Okino, the Headteacher Lango College Secondary School says implementing the new curriculum is more demanding in terms of learning space in classrooms and requirements/ equipment for practical work.
He says World Vision under their project called Oyam Cole cluster Project approved to construct the new health center lll and also to renovate the Minakulu health center ll which is currently in a poor state
It all started when the 'Holy spirit" allegedly singled out the deceased during a prayer session led by Pastor Lawrence Aguga. The congregation then descended on Akoi forcing her to run for 6kms towards the prayer ground while being assaulted by the congregation. She collapsed and died before reaching the prayer ground.
The directive was issued by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni while in Oyam District during a meeting with the Members of Parliament and other leaders from the Lango sub-region, on Saturday. The meeting was, among others, discussing the poor state of the road, which stretches 78 kilometres from Corner Kamdini along the Kampala-Gulu highway to Lira town.
The Finance Ministry had tasked all claimants in Lango, Acholi and Teso sub-region to obtain Tax Identification Numbers as a mandatory requirement for processing their payment. The number is a ten-digit code issued by the Uganda Revenue Authority to prospective Taxpayers to enable them to meet their tax obligations.
The chairperson of Lango Parliamentary Group who is also the woman MP for Kole District Judith Alyek, issued a statement calling off the demonstration saying a new course of action will be taken after meeting the president. But Moses Okot, the Kyoga County MP who is also the vice-chairperson LPG has gone ahead to issue another, contradicting statement, saying the demo will still happen as planned
According to reports, the suspect threatened to kill Ayo in case she tries to resist or make an alarm. The victim was later rushed to Iceme HC IV for medical examination while Aporo was arrested hours later while trying to flee.
The buses reportedly left Kampala between 5:30 pm and 6:00 pm and reached Kamdini Checkpoint between 11 pm and midnight. The majority of the passengers were business people who had traveled to Kampala to buy merchandise.
Basra Gurcharan of Guru Nanak Investment Uganda ltd, a sun flower oil milling company which has operated in Lira for the last 21 years said he supplied 381 tons of sunflower and 272 cotton seed which amounts to 1b and 600m shillings respectively but has not been paid a coin.