Ben Okot, the Purongo Sub –County Chairman says the establishment of a Police Post will greatly help fight crimes and poaching that are so rampant in the area and that the 10kms distance from Purongo Police Post to Tangi Village makes timely police response in case emergencies difficult
Alice Adokorach, a mother of five who left her parents’ home at a tender age says her relationship has deprived her of happiness, by a partner who was addicted to his beer and to the rod. She endured punches and beatings, almost on a daily basis, scars of which remain visible on her body today.
Last year in October, Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) announced that it would install 30 Kilometers of low voltage electric fencing in major human-wildlife conflict hotspots in Murchison Falls National Park. Each Kilometre will cost 50 Million shillings.
Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson Patrick Jimmy Okema says that the tanker registration number KBV 279 F/ ZE 3687 Mercedes Benz Actross was carrying flammable liquid from Kenya through Uganda to South Sudan.
The new team will be chaired by Alexis Billy Ocitti Olum, a retired teacher from Anaka Sub-County representing Persons with Disabilities – PWDs, Vinansio Okidi also a retired secondary school headteacher from Pain-Yai Sub-County and Monica Okot, a veteran journalist.
Jackson Kinyera, the Local Council Chairperson One of the village who the reported the matter to Nwoya Central Police Station - CPS disclosed that the incident occurred during heavy downpour when dozens of mourners were attending the burial of one, Galdino Anywar, a village elder who had earlier on succumbed to terminal illness.
Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says preliminary findings show that Akello sneaked out of her house following the altercation with her husband and her body was found hanging on a tree branch with the sheet of her baby tied around her neck.
Apiyo's relatives became suspicious when she returned home with no child and no pregnancy. However, she declined to respond to any of the queries raised by her family members, until the pressure was mounted on her prompting her to confess to killing the baby.
The chiefs made the resolution on Monday during a day-long meeting convened at the Acholi Cultural Institution headquarters in Bardege Division of Gulu Municipality. It follows recurring gang attacks by Jonam people on Acholi community along the Eastern shores of River Nile.
Janet Oola, the District Health Officer told URN that the contacts are being quarantined at Pope Paul IV Secondary School, Anaka, a designated isolation centre for COVID-19 cases. She added that the district has designated 12 beds at Anaka Hospital IV for management of COVID-19 cases.
Alfred Kilama, a farmer in Pawatomero East Village in Purongo Sub-County reveals that for years, a tractor was hired at 80,000 shillings only to plough an acre of land but the price has increased between 90,000 to 100,000 shillings.