Reports obtained by Uganda Radio Network-URN obtained indicates that between July and August, a total of 301 tourists visited Kidepo National Park shortly after lockdown measures were lifted by government. In July in particular, there were 88 visitors while 213 tourists visited the National Park in August according to the reports.
Acana says although the Acholi people treasure memories and have been keeping memories that were been transferred from one generation to another, evidences have been greatly lacking.
He says with modernization trickling in, the region now has to adapt to conveying memories baked with evidences.
In a press statement issued by Julius Mucunguzi, the Communications Advisor of Rugunda, Rugunda noted that the extension is meant to allow for the on-going consultations by the two teams to be finalized.
The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson ASP Patrick Jimmy Okema confirmed the incident. Okema said Greeks visit to Lagoro rock hill without authorization reportedly raised eyebrows of the local residents because it is a ritual habitation for traditional rain makers.
The master plan for the site is based on six core concepts that represent the life of Luwum from a humble background to his spiritual journey that eventually led to his murder, on February 16, 1977, during the reign of President Idi Amin Dada.
Luwum, the then Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Boga-Zaire, was murdered on February 16, 1977 in Kampala and is buried at his ancestral home in Wii Gweng Village, in Mucwini Sub County in Kitgum district. Killed together with the Archbishop were two government ministers, Charles Oboth Ofumbi for Internal Affairs and Lt. Col. Erinayo Oryema for Culture.
Patrick Okello Lumumba, the officer in charge of criminal intelligence and investigation says the men were marketing the pangolin at 50 Million Shillings. He says they will be charged for trading in wildlife contrary to section 30 of the Uganda Wildlife Act.
The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has warned monarchies neighbouring national parks in Uganda against promoting poaching of wild animals for their coats, feathers and furs for cultural costumes. The warning comes as 90 Acholi cultural dancers in Mucwini Sub County in Kitgum district launched a drive to raise enough funds for purchasing wildlife products that were traditionally got through poaching for making their favourite dance costumes.
Oloya says in addition to their off-road ability, the Carib is affordable. Oloya recalls that he bought his Carib at a paltry amount of only two million shillings, compared to over six million shillings he would have used to buy a taxi. He has already recovered all the money he used to purchase the car.