Charles Alex Bogere, the Ferry Master at Masindi Port says one of the engines became fault while in motion crossing the river with passengers promoting them to immediately suspending operation.
Whereas a team of UNRA engineers are already working on the faulty engine, Bogere told URN they are not yet aware about when the ferry may resume operation.
Bosco Ejap, the Kidilani parish LC II chairperson, says they attempted to save the deceased from the wrath of the suspects in vain since they attacked him in a group. Ejap says they have teamed with police to hunt for the remaining suspect.
Police is yet to conduct postmortem on the deceased body to ascertain what could have caused his death.
In Apac, three members are accused of allegedly misappropriating over eight million shillings that was meant to finance their association’s projects.
They are Francis Acabai, the chairperson of Ibuje Ginnery Youth Association, Gloria Akullo, the secretary, Joan Tino, the treasurer among others.
Mark Ssali, the UNRA Communications Officer, says the ferry that connect Kiryandongo and Apac districts through Masindi port and Kungu route across River Nile has been suspended for a month. He says it will resume operations on August 12th, 2019.
The Minister is also expected to launch a new project dubbed Athletics for development, which is being introduced by her ministry to boost sports mentorship. He explains that the games are aimed at identifying and mentoring youth athletes.
Nyekon breathed his last at Nsambya Hospital on Friday afternoon where he was admitted for unspecified health complications.Yosam Odur, described late Adoko as a true cultural enthusiast that promoted Lango culture in various ways including authoring many books titled Dyang Nguny Akello and Ojok Tye Kampala.In these two books, late Adoko strongly emphasized love for his Lango Culture.At the time of his death, Adoko was the serving head of Oyima clan in Lango region.