Mercy Atim, a social worker at Imvepi Refugee settlement says cases of women being abandoned by their husbands have become common forcing some of the women to consider extra marital affairs to provide for their families.
One of the inmates who climbed the wall to escape was shot and injured on the leg while another described as a hard core criminal already convicted for murder from Moyo district escaped and is now at large.
The diocese of Arua was forced to evacuate the three priests to Ediofe Cathedral parish for their safety and handed their residence and the parish buildings to the police for protection. Monsignor Kasto guided that the Christians of Oluko Parish should seek for all pastoral care in the nearby chapels and zonal centers.
Under the dialogue, communities converge at the Sub County headquarters and raise issues of development and service delivery that were planned for in the last financial year and the leaders respond to them.
Meanwhile Harriet Asinduru Executive Director of Young Women Connect a local Community Based Organization in Arua said individual CBOs are now realigning their activities as plan ‘B’ to incorporate the activities of UWONET in their programmes.
Speaking to URN in Lugbara on Monday, Pirio said the visibly drunken youths emerged from another campaign venue and passed where they were campaigning from. She says the youths started insulting them and ordered them to vacate their village.
But in her response to the anomaly, Joyce Amaguru the acting NRM chairperson for Arua district and a member of the NRM Women council said she acted in good faith since the animals needed immediate giveaway yet she hadn't been told of any specific beneficiaries.
In Arua and other districts of West Nile, leaders have come up to denounce what they call excessive use of force against innocent civilians who are peacefully demonstrating the arrest of Bobi Wine and demanding for his release.
On Wednesday, efforts to conduct fresh primaries by lining up turned chaotic after thousands of NRM supporters besieged the polling stations for more than three hours forcing police to fire tear gas to disperse them.
The four, Ramadhan Faraj, Lydia Juriya, Morris Munduga and Nasur Alice won the NRM primaries for female and male youth representatives in Arua Central and Arua City Divisions. But it was later established that they were above 30-years and could be ejected by the National Electoral Commission.