The Dean of Students was charged with three counts of theft, forgery, and uttering a false document in March last year following complaints lodged before the court by Mildred Anena Alou, his business associate. The two jointly owned Goma Oul Ginnery.
Agnes Acayo, commonly known as the Auzu, a second-year student pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and a resident of Dwol Cell, Laliya Ward, Pece –Laroo Division in Gulu City was hacked to death on Friday morning by her boyfriend -Alfred Ocan aged 50 after they picked a quarrel over money.
Gen. Muhoozi said that the first phase of the operation will commence with the eviction of all pastoralists occupying government lands. He directed that security personnel in the region should embark on the exercise with immediate effect.
For two decades now, Alum has never stepped foot back to her ancestral home. Her attempt to reach home in early 2005 nearly caused a bloody clan conflict when locals in the village accused her of leading LRA rebels to raid their homes while she was in captivity.
Gulu District Education Officer Caesar Akena says that a number of teachers were identified earlier and are currently undergoing a two–day training that started yesterday, Thursday at all Sub –County levels in the district. This training, which ends today, will give them the knowledge and skills to conduct sessions with the young girls as the schools reopen.
Dr Beatrice Acan, the In-charge of Aswa Health Sub-district said that abortion-inducing pills are currently widely sought after by pregnant girls to induce abortion. She particularly highlighted misoprostol/Cytotec as one of the commonly abused pills.
Security personnel comprising of the Police and UPDF soldiers on foot began their operations to disperse the revelers as early as 9 pm. By 11 pm, major hangouts and social gatherings like 4U Bar and Restaurant, Password, KSP, Acholi Inn, and Bjs, among others were ordered to close as revelers left in disappointment.
Bishop James Ochan, of the National Fellowship of Born-Again Acholi Sub-region, says regardless of how much one has been hurt, what matters is forgiveness and reconciliation because then there will be a better peaceful coexistence between the two parties.
Speaking to Uganda Radio Network in an interview, Bishop Loum notes that the intervention of the government to pursue the ADF rebels in the neighboring is welcomed but cautioned that it shouldn’t spill into another operation and confrontation with neighbors.
Charles Kalinaki, the UNRA Project Manager for the road construction however says the majority of the affected persons have already been compensated. He says it’s quite strange that even those who have already been paid have joined the protest in solidarity with a few individuals whose payments are pending.
Dr. John Baptist Waniaye, the Commissioner of Emergency Medical Services –EMS in the Ministry of Health told URN in an interview that funding shall come from the government, Global Fund, World Bank, KOFIH, ENABEL, Malteser International, CHAI, CDC and Seed Global Health, among others.
Representatives of the students have since September this year been demanding payment of additional living out allowances for what they describe as an extended period of the second-semester academic calendar.