Jane Francis Adeke, the auntie to the girl, says the rustlers had targeted the minor's father, Julius Atingu, who somehow, managed to escape leaving the warriors to vent their anger on the children locked inside the house.
East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman Oscar Gregg Ageca says that personnel from Katakwi Central Police Station were tipped off about the illegal operation and acted to stop it by dispersing the market and arresting the officers.
James Stephen Engole, the head teacher of the school told our reporter that much as they had done all the necessary preparations to receive students, they had no idea of what happened to the candidates on the first day.
The equipment procured by the Ministry of Health with support from the Global Fund uses artificial intelligence to identify individuals likely to have TB within a short time. It is portable and can operate without power since it has rechargeable batteries.
Serephine Alia, the Chief Administrative Officer, says that the district has been relying on one ambulance of Usuk MP, Peter Ogwang to handle all the emergencies in the district, which overwhelmed its operations.
Several bars in Soroti, the major town in the region and trading centres in other rural communities have been decongested after the authorities discontinued drinking in groups. Ajon, also known as Malwa, is used to celebrate social, cultural and traditional functions in Teso.
Jennifer Akwang, a resident of Ngariam village told URN that most of the people infected with scabies haven’t sought medical help and only use blue soap to wash the affected parts. She says the disease has affected her entire family.
The officers, identified as Wilfred Ochen, an orthopaedic specialist, Charles Collins Morulem, a Medical Officer and David Alacu, the Unaesthetic Officer had several complaints filed against them by persons who had sought treatment from the health facility.
Joyce Adong, a resident of Okwamomwar village in Palam Sub County in Usuk County explains that the late MP bought the ambulance to compliment the work of the only government ambulance that is deployed at Katakwi Health Centre Four.
Katakwi Main Hospital has been operating since July 2011 with one doctor, a technician, a clinical assistant, a dispenser and a few enrolled nurses. It is a hospital that receives patients from Toroma, Ngariam, Usuk, Ongongoja sub-counties.