The relics were brought from Rome a month ago in preparation for the beatification of Fr Ambrosoli, a Roman Catholic Priest and Medical doctor, who took charge of running a local dispensary in Kalongo, where he had been assigned as a parish priest in 1956.
Jude Ogik, the family attorney says cremation was the last wish of the Worlds celebrated legend granted to him on Saturday. He, however, adds that preparations are underway to bring back the ashes to his ancestral home in Pabit Parish, Purongo Sub County, Nwoya district.
Acellam Ongaya, an adviser to his highness, Rwot David Onen Achana II says under the Acholi norms, the chiefdom can pick a chief from the immediate household of the younger brother of the deceased chief. Subjects of the chiefdom say it is premature to trigger the succession debate as the loved cultural leader is yet to be laid to rest.
Students and teachers stood shoulder to shoulder to pray for his soul in Angelo Negri College School. Prayers were also said at Awach Assumption Parish where Fr Scalabrini began his priestly journey in 1964.
Simon Peter Oola, the Gulu District LC V vice chairperson, says Dr. Onek bounced back after the former acting District Health Officer Robert Ongom took up another appointment in the newly created Omoro district.
At least four different proposals have been drafted to keep the memory Professor Alexander Mwa Odonga alive in Gulu district. Odonga, a veteran surgeon and author, died last week and is due to be buried at the Church Cemetery at St. Phillip Mican, the seat of Gulu Anglican Diocese on Thursday.
Opiyo Henry Bob, a teacher and technician in the blind section of the school, told Uganda Radio Network that most of the machines given to the school by Uganda National Association of the Blind have broken down.
Prof Okello who had been in the Faculty of Science, department of Biological science, , lost the battle to cancer on Tuesday evening at Mulago Hospital in Kampala where he was admitted after a long illness.
The maternal family of late Norah Atim, the Northern Uganda Miss Tourism is demanding for bride price for her mother before handing over her body for burial. The maternal family wants her father George Okello, to pay bride price for her mother Emily Likicho, before they surrender the body.
Kilambucu Norbert Owiya, Dominic Ongwen\'s eldest brother told Uganda Radio Network that a funeral had been conducted for Ongwen after rumors spread that he had been killed in combat by Uganda People\'s Defense Forces (UPDF) in 2005. He says in native Acholi traditions; tears shed for him must be reversed through a cleansing ritual.
The children, born by girls abducted and forced to become sex slaves for LRA commanders have failed to fit in villages where their mothers were captured more than a decade ago. Part of the problem originates from the use pseudonyms to hide the real identity of the parents, a strategy adopted to protect other family members and village mates from violent revenge.
Ochora, the former Gulu District Chairman passed on in March 2011 after a short illness. Three years after his Death, his family lives in uncertainty, and his children are dropping out of school while the parents are languishing in poverty.