The Masaka Grade One Magistrate Author Zirabamuzale was forced to adjourn the case to February next year after the state prosecutor Jacob Nahurira told the court that the witnesses had not appeared in court.
Court heard that the accused was caught red-handed having sexual intercourse with the minor on her mother’s bed by the victim’s elder brother. The accused who is the victim’s cousin, is said to be HIV Positive.
Court heard that the accused picked up a quarrel with the deceased on October 20th at around 10pm and that he assaulted the deceased to coma. The deceased was then rushed to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital for treatment where he died on October 22nd, just two days after his admittance.
Bishop Odurkami was appointed by the retired Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, The Rt. Rev. Stanley Ntagali to caretake the troubled Kumi Diocese following the failed consecration of Rev. Charles Okunya over inconsistency in his age among other things.
Christine Napeyok, one of the clients said lack of special projects targeting people living with the virus in Karamoja was making it difficult for them to improve their household income. He noted that most of the projects that the government or NGOs have started in the region exclude them.
Proscovia Nabukalu one of the farmers says has lost about 60 tons of sugarcane after cutting them down upon receiving the harvesting permit but the company did not send trucks to pick them ending up drying in gardens. Currently each ton of sugarcane fetches about 9, 9000 shillings, down from 160,000 shillings three years ago.
The accused are Captain Tonny Olinga, Private Morris Oloya Taban and Private Lovis Okello, all attached to East Madi Wildlife Reserve. They are charged with two counts of murder and malicious damage to property contrary to Section 188 and 189 of the Penal Code Act.
Suicide by ingesting poison took the first spot with 51 cases followed by hanging with 26, drowning 2 and shooting came last with 1 case. Agago district registered the highest number with 20 cases followed by Omoro with 14, Gulu 13 and Pader 12 cases. Amuru, Kitgum, Lamwo and Nwoya districts registered 8, 7, 4 and 2 suicide cases respectively.
Success has many fathers and accordingly, celebrations are simultaneously taking place in Acholi as well as Karamoja as both communities thank President Museveni for appointing their son to the powerful position in the national police force.
Details from a joint research released by the Center for Health and Social Economic Improvement, Makerere University, Gulu University and Ministry of Health early this week point the knowledge gap among refugees in relation to responses against COVID-19 at 40 per cent.