Known to be an area in Pabbo Sub-county in Amuru District, UWA rangers under the guidance of the Ministry of Tourism in February 2012 launched an eviction of close to 6,000 locals claiming the area is a gazetted East Madi Wildlife Game Reserve.
The Entebbe Warehouse has 8,000 pallets, space for the stock, while the new warehouse will have 30,000 pallet positions. The cold chain unit at the new warehouse will also be five times bigger than the one at Entebbe. The cold chain unit is where vaccines are kept.
Over 50 members attended the AGM physically while over 200 others followed the proceeding online with the Standard Operating Procedures- SOPs issued by the Health Ministry to curtail the spread of coronavirus.
The event was celebrated belatedly due to the absence of development and Refugee Agencies who play a key role in the development of the district and empowerment of women in the refugee and host communities.
The clouds threatened to disrupt the polls after weeks of dry spell with drizzles clearing at about 11am in the morning. Suzan Auno, a voter in Layibi Division said the rains could not deter her from exercising her rights after a long time of waiting.
The 525m-long bridge is expected to be the first cable-stayed bridge in East Africa crossing Victoria Nile and linking the Northern Corridor that connects Kenya with the Democratic Republic of Congo. It will replace the Nalubaale Bridge which was built in 1954. It is estimated to cost over USD 27 million. Construction of the bridge commenced in 2014.