Dr. Odoi urged the candidates to exercise discipline by following the laws and regulations of the campaigns under the NRM party. He said that candidates will hold joint campaigns from August 17th- 24th, 2019 before the elections slated for August 26th.
Thousands of people trekked several kilometres from the new district of Karenga and Ik constituency to Kaabong Secondary School in order to take part in the recruitment conducted by the Uganda Peoples’ Defense Force-UPDF. The recruitment centre had 250 slots allotted to it.
The elders observe that while marriage is supposed to be a lifetime commitment, the young generation seems to be taking it for fun, leaving children born to such relationships at stake. The matter was of concern was elders converged for the annual Karamoja Cultural festivities in Kaabong district.
During celebrations, elders council together with Karamoja Cultural Association leadership discuss with local leaders on how to promote culture, unite for development among others. The celebrations attract business companies like Uganda Breweries Limited and development partners in areas of social- cultural development and all leaders in and outside the region.
The incident happened last week at Nameri Bridge, connecting Kaabong Town council to Kaabong East Sub County, some 256 kilometres north west of Moroto town. Five people including a driver and four passengers were swept away after the vehicle they were traveling in suddenly halted into a fast-flowing river at the bridge.