The Minister was in the district to interact with the communities of Got-Apwoyo, Purongo, and Lii Sub-Counties whose livelihoods have been affected by the marauding elephants from the Murchison Falls National Park.
Dr. Rose Anna Ademun, the Commissioner of Animal Health at the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries, says that the government is unable to carry out mass vaccination of livestock in the country due to lack of vaccines.
Dr Joyce Moriko Kaducu, the State Minister for Primary Education says parents should learn from the disruptions caused by Covid-19 and invest in standardizing local schools within their localities from where their children can study as opposed to long-distant schools.
Between 1st and 13th July, Police in Aswa River Region registered a total of 13 homicide cases. Gulu registered the highest with six cases followed by Omoro with three cases. Agago, Lamwo, Amuru and Nwoya districts registered one case respectively.
Nancy Oryema, the granddaughter of the late Wilson Erinayo Oryema says Nwoya District Local Government has already approved the building plan for the police post, saying they need about Shillings 230million according to the bills of quantity.
Jacob Okot, the Nwoya District Probation and Welfare Officer told URN in an interview that he has teamed up with the labour office to establish the farms employing children before they take legal action.
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.