Kitgum District Senior Probation and Welfare Officer Michael Ogweng says that a total of 415 cases related to domestic violence were reported to probation and police officers between April and May 2020, as the government maintained a lockdown, to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The injured have been identified as Reagan Omiya, 2, his brother Ivan Mwaka, 5, and their mother, Christine Akanyo, all residents of Bobi B village in Ibakara parish, Kitgum Matidi Sub County. They are now admitted at Kitgum General Hospital.
Rwot Acana traveled to London in March for personal business but was caught up after the United Kingdom announced a lockdown and grounded all flights in and outside the country as a measure to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We don’t want people like Nsubuga to stay in our area, let him look for a different area; he has been intimidating locals, very aggressive and tells everyone that he was a former soldier. Whenever he drinks, he shouts at night inconveniencing people, for the past two years,” said the source.
A section of the kitgum coronavirus taskforce committee members have blamed security forces of using highhanded measures in enforcing the ban. Kitgum Municipality Mayor Livings Walter Tooroma says implementation of the directiveS have been misinterpreted by security personnel who are instead harassing locals.
In his homily Archbishop Ntagali described Luwum as a great servant of God who served unconditionally. He says Luwum was obedient and followed the teachings of Jesus Christ closely adding that he will be greatly remembered for his good deeds.
According to Dr Olara Otunnu, the former Uganda people’s congress party president who led the pilgrims, the journey was to trace exactly the martyrdom journey of Luwum as it happened on February 16th 1977.
Jackson Omona, the Kitgum LCV Chairperson and also the central organizing committee chairperson for the event says they are ready to host the celebration since most of the basic facilities have been put in place.
The Koki clan members reportedly descended on Kalabong Central Village on Monday afternoon and looted over 20 cows, several kilograms of Sim sim and maize from members of Yom clan to avenge the death of 18-year-old Richard Akera Oton, a primary six pupil of Kalabong primary school.
Latest statistics shared by UNHCR on December 5th reveals a total of 1,387 refugees crossed from South Sudan into northern Uganda as of November 30th. Some 2,167 crossed in the region as of October 31st this year.
Amony who has since published a book titled “I am Evelyn Amony” says its important for victims of the LRA war in the region to share their story to find healing and encouraged fellow women to write their own stories.