Kilak South legislator Gilbert Olanya alleges that the President had no goodwill in solving the complaints raised by locals on the existence of the cattle keepers who fraudulently acquired land. He says while in other areas the cattle keepers were expelled by the President without much delay, the evictions in Acholi have dragged on for many years.
According to Biira, Mukutale used the firearm during the period to conduct illegal activities within the country and the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo that resulted in murders and aggravated robberies. She prayed to the court to hand him a maximum jail sentence to deter other would-be offenders and serve as a lesson for him never to commit similar crimes.
Speaking at the 78th-anniversary celebration of the UN Day held for the first time in Gulu City, Namondo says the UN is very committed to supporting the program that intends to lift 39 percent of Ugandans into the money economy. She says the initiative is a big boost for the country towards achieving the SDGs by 2030.
Speaking at a dialogue on SDG in Gulu City on Monday, Namondo says the country, like other African states, is struggling to achieve the target of gender equality because of social norms that need to change.
The new funding prioritizes agricultural development with an allocation of Shillings 370 million, while agricultural extension services received Shillings 223 million. The water and environment sector was allocated Shillings 40.9 million.
Moses Onencan, a primary three pupil of Goro Primary School in Koch Goma Town Council accompanied by adult pilgrims set off for the long walk of faith on Wednesday morning from Koch Goma Catholic Parish.
Emmanuel Orach, the Nwoya District Chairperson says most men both young and old in the sub-region have resorted to spending their most valuable time in bars drinking alcohol while abandoning parental duties to women.
While addressing mourners at the reburial of Brig. Gen Pierino Okoya in Gulu District on Friday, Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo commended the president for owning up to the mistakes made during his regime.
The President said the politics of identity, religion, and tribes led to the killings of many innocent people in the country in the past which were uncalled for at the time if the leaders focused on uniting the country.
The State Minister for Foreign Affairs Henry Okello Oryem says the revelation has exposed the truth about LRA's alleged Western sponsors, even though when the government made it clear in the past, no one cared to listen.
The figure is the highest among victims of media freedom violations in the country in just a year according to the new report titled “Systematic Threats to Journalists, Activists, and Freedom of Expression”.
“Between December 2006 and October 2007, Inder allegedly transferred funds to the LRA on at least six occasions. According to direct witnesses, between 40,000 USD (about 136 million shillings) to 60,000 USD (204 million shillings) was transferred each time through Western Union and picked up by LRA commanders in Juba,” Frivet’s statement reads in Part.
The protest walk comes just a week after four people were killed and four others critically injured by unknown armed assailants in a renewed attack on the disputed land claimed by both Amuru and Adjumani districts.
Rasul Akasa alias Ndale, a resident of Ogujabe village, Apo Sub-county in Yumbe District was charged with two counts of illegal possession of firearm and ammunition contrary to section 3(1) (2)(a) and (b) of the UPDF Firearms Act 2005.