Ownership of the fertile Apaa strip of land that measures approximately 827 square miles is claimed by both the Adjumani and Amuru District local governments. Uganda Wildlife Authority [UWA] also claims that the land is part of East Madi Wildlife Game Reserve.
Rev Canon Robinson Oginga Odinga, the Kitgum Town Parish Vicar who is overseeing the church construction says President Museveni in March last year made commitments to financially support construction of the church.
According to Rev Odinga, the president pledged iron sheets, cements and angle bars but a year later, only 560 iron sheets were delivered through the Kitgum Municipality legislator Beatrice Anywar.
Nono says over the years the center has been able to document oral testimonies from conflict victims, used films and documentaries to inspire disclosure on atrocities that happened including male rape and massacres that have all been archived.
According to Ocitti, the fund will be allocated to furnish an office, Physical planning and urban system development, specialized technical plan and equipment, assessing cooperative advantages of localities and development of investment profiles.
Other components are to enhance on source revenue collection, facilitate key implementers of the project, career development of implementers of the program and discretional institutional strengthening activities.
The students on Monday held a peaceful demonstration demanding that the school authorities reverse their decisions to allow them access mobile phones for research since the institution Computer laboratory is ill-equipped.
It is alleged that Lubowa stole an envelope containing 10 million Shillings from one of Luwum’s daughters as the body of Mary Luwum was being lowered in the grave at St Paul Church, Wii Gweng. The condolence money had been handed earlier to Luwum’s family by the Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda who represented President Museveni at the Burial.
A Fuso Lorry registration number UAZ 314Z that was carrying traders overturned at Akworo Village, Labongo Amida Sub-county killing seven people instantly. Three others sustained injuries when the truck reportedly returning to Kitgum Municipality from Paidha Market in Zombo District veered off the road and overturned at 5 a.m.
Kitgum Municipal ActingTown Clerk Patrick Ocan Ocitti told URN in an interview that the collection of new revenues is set to start next month. The vendors had been stopped from paying dues following their relocation to a new site at Kitgum Airfield in November last year.
According to the Police in Aswa River Region, a total of 2,228 people applied for the police recruitment exercise that started on July 29, from Nwoya District and ended on August 1 in Agago district. However, only 404 applicants were selected to participate in Oral and Medical tests, the last stage in the recruitment exercise.
Alfred Alexis Abonga, the Kitgum Municipal Council Engineer says that they had initially submitted to the Lands Ministry 17.54 kilometres road to be constructed but priorities were made only for four Kilometres in the first phase.
Through their lawyer, Opwonya of Opwonya & Company Advocates, the traders argue that the municipal authorities agreed to provide an alternative site, and yet the initial plan of transferring them to the temporary site did not cater for their interests.