Currently, abandoned landfills are a common sight along Duka road, Ojio road, Adumi road, and Lemerijoa road among others in Central Division. Also, areas around Arua Main market and Ediofe junction road have continued to harbor huge filthy heaps of poorly disposed of garbage.
Jude Nasucha, the Arua Central Division DPC says the driver is already in their custody. He however warned the residents against attacking members of the Indian community saying they have intelligence reports about the planned crimes by the locals.
Conducted by Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) between September and November 2021, the survey shows that 24 percent of every 100 women aged between 15 and 49 would like to limit or delay getting pregnant but they do not have access to consistent use of modern contraceptive methods.
Sky Motors Limited opened an office in Manibe ward, Ayivu Division in Arua city early last month, after allegedly getting clearance from the division authorities to offer motorcycle and tricycle loan services. Stephen Droma , one of the affected boda boda riders says that he paid 1.36 million shillings for two motorcycles and the company promised to deliver them during the launch, which never happened.
Khemis Muzaidi the Mayor of Arua Central Division says that the ban is in good faith because it is only a preventive measure to protect the public from risks of sanitation-related diseases like cholera.
The most affected are those that are deployed at the garbage sorting sites and cleaning services whose work among others involves getting in contact with waste products on the street and in drainage channels in the central business district of the city.
Laban Econi, the Manager of Voice of Life Radio in Arua City admits the existence of a low-wage regime for journalists in most media houses in the sub-region but blames the problem on the low revenue that accrues to the stations.
In the financial year 2018/2019, the government earmarked Shillings 98 billion to enhance the salaries of science teachers. However, the government reportedly used the money to enhance the salaries of other scientists leaving out the teachers.
Mukono Kings SS also stormed the quarter-finals after thrashing Royal Giant 9-8 in a penalty shootout following a goalless draw at greenlight stadium. Four other schools are expected to join Kitende, Mvara, Kibuli and Mukono Kings after completing their round of 16 fixtures that is scheduled for later today.
Safi Alema Tiyo, the former chairperson of the Arua Boda boda association expressed dissatisfaction over delays by the current leadership to repair the truck, saying that it could hurt the association.
According to the local government, human resource structure, every health center IV is supposed to have one anesthetic officer and an assistant. However, several health center IVs in the sub-region are operating without anesthetic officers.
Samuel Ayoku, a vendor in the main market told URN in an interview that many of them have lost business since customers can not easily access their stalls. Ayoku, who deals in children’s clothes, says that they sometimes go without making any sales for several days.
Alex Matua, the chairperson of West Nile LRA war victims says, the failure of the government to respond to their demand will force them to reinstate the court case that they withdrew when the government promised to pay them.
According to police, the suspect reportedly borrowed the money from Christine Lekuru, a resident of Kirabu cell, in Arua Central Division to help her purchase firewood and charcoal for sale. In exchange, she left her three-year-old child with the lender.