Under this scheme, a farmer is required to pay about 30,000 shillings per acre to insure their crops each season. Once their crops are affected by either drought or rain, they are entitled to a minimum compensation of Shillings 150,000 per acre of the crop depending on the market price.
This morning, over 100 residents of Aboko parish in Aduku Sub County led a procession from Corner Aboko, which is over 2 kilometers away to Aduku town council with intentions of storming Kwania Central Police Station.
The seven were arrested on Monday 22nd June 2020.
One such family is a 12-year-old girl named Lucky, who is now tasked with the responsibility of not only looking after herself but after her 8-year-old brother, Bazil. Lucky was told that both her mother who was born out of wedlock and her grandmother died of HIV and AIDS-related illnesses.
Lucy Olot, an eye witness who is also a Community member at Aduku town council, said the suspects were cited interacting with the truck drivers last night. The matter was reported to the surveillance team who alerted police patrol who took them for institutional quarantine.
Geoffrey Eboc, a resident of Atakara Makagwata village Adyeda parish in Aduku Sub County Kwania district lost his life on Sunday after a brawl over money obtained after selling a piece of wood from where they were cutting timber.
Nen Anyim Women Living with HIV, a local group in Inomo Sub County received 25 bicycles, Expert clients at Art Clinics received 27 bicycles and the rest of the bicycles were distributed among Community Vaccinators at lower health facilities in the district.
Simpson Awongo Ebil, the Mid North Region Prison Commander, says Kwania prison, which has the capacity to hold around 100 inmates is overwhelmed.
Over 200 people in Lango sub region have been arrested for disobeying direct orders from the president.
Anthony Opio, the Prisons Commander in Charge Apac and Kwania Districts, said they had so far shifted 113 prisoners who were serving their sentences and remand inmates to various Prison facilities in Lango to give space for the new ones.
Salim Komakech, the Kwania Resident District Commissioner, who doubles as the Coronavirus District Taskforce Chairperson, says the isolation centre will help them to keep suspects in one place and screen them.
Recently, Kwania District authorities invited the commanders of the UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit to discuss mechanism of conducting the registration exercise.
The move which was aimed at regulating illegal fishing activities and conserving Uganda’s water bodies has reportedly been objected by the Fishery Protection Unit.
According to Ewal, the head teacher Clare Awor personally borrowed 2.4 Million shillings her deputy Richard Okello 550,000 shillings; Rogers Okello who is a teacher at the school also borrowed 220, 000 and Charles Ewalo another teacher 230,000 shillings.
Jasper Oling, the Agolowelo B LC 1 Chairperson explained that upon interrogation, Ayo revealed that he was given the fake money by his colleague in Amach Sub County in Lira district with instructions to buy small items from shops using the fake notes to get change in genuine currency.