Denis Ojara Severino, the local chairperson for Tikao village also told URN that his area has equally suffered with about 40 acres of crops including sim sim, beans and pumpkins stamped on by the elephants or eaten.
Records from the water department indicate that sub county that mostly water stressed area is Omiya Anyima with 42 villages without any single water source which is contrary with government’s policy that requires each village in the country to posses at least a clean water source.
Speaking at the launch of the third Acholi Cultural Festival at Bomah Hotel in Kitgum Municipality on Friday, Acana said the success of the festival greatly depends on contributions of people in the region.
Jude Ogik, the Kitgum Municipal Council legal Representative told URN in an interview on Friday that Justice Mubiru over ruled the injunction against his clients, saying their action was in line with the physical planning act 2010.
The Kitgum Deputy District Health Officer Margret Aryemo says that for the past two weeks, major health facilities in the district have reported cases of measles after patients especially children exhibited signs and symptoms of the disease.
Records from Kitgum General Hospital show that in June the facility registered 1,310 patients tested positive to malaria. 413 of those who tested positive were children under the age of 5 years, while 879 children were above 5 years of age.
Last year, World Vision donated another consignment of anti-malaria drugs, deworming tablets, multi vitamins and other medical equipment worth Shillings 102 Million to support routine Child days plus in April, June and October.
John Bosco Komakech, the Kitgum District Vector Control Officer couldnt be reached for comment as he was out of office when our reporter went there. According to the Center for Disease Control, Nairobi fly is a common example of an insect that contains a corrosive substance known as pederin.