Abraham Ekwaru, the Soroti District Communications Officer, explained that the new list includes claimants who have completed all the necessary procedures outlined by the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs to receive compensation.
Over 270 Christians from Christ Disciples’ Church reportedly left their homes in Serere and Ngora districts in February under unclear circumstances for missionary work in Ethiopia. It later emerged that the then spokesman of the Iteso Cultural Union Gabriel Opolot Ononge had aided the movement of the missionaries after authoring a letter of clearance to the authorities
According to Mwanga, they delayed to identify the mob victims since they burnt beyond recognition. “The only person we identified fast was Ayoo Robert because his identity card didn’t burn wholesomely. It’s actually from Ayoo that we were able to trace and identify the other victims”, Mwanga said.
Nuwangira appeared Friday before the Soroti Grade One Magistrate, Edmund Okiror Okwi who remanded him until January 6, 2023, for shooting Cedric Kayiwa on Wednesday, December 21, 2022, along Soroti- Mbale highway.
The accident involving a Fuso lorry registration number UAN 443J occurred around 8:30 pm on Wednesday as traders were returning from Kotido district in Karamoja sub region. The vehicle was carrying 19 cattle traded from Karamoja.
Joseph Eyou, a resident of Agule Village, Aukot Sub County was put behind bars at Aoja Police Post when he failed to refund four cows, a goat, and one hundred thousand Shillings to his son-in-law, Raphael Enebu.
According to Owiny, Gweri County was omitted from representation on the land board, something he notes was an irregularity that needed the attention of the council before the names are forwarded to the Ministry of Land and Urban Development for approval.
The ministry repossessed over 200 acres of Land in Arapai last year, amidst contention, after Soroti City Councilors locked horns with the district leadership for demolishing weekly market structures at Amukaru, an area belonging to Aloet Ward in Soroti City.
The cases included the violation of rights to personal liberty for persons detained beyond 48 hours, violation of the right to freedom from torture, cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment and punishment and violation of the right to life.
Charles Ondoki Torac, the Head Teacher of Holy Rosary Primary School in Gulu told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the school is welcoming all learners irrespective of their status. He says that so far the school has registered one Primary seven learner who came back with two children.
Anthony Oyuru, the Oculoi sub-county LC V councilor says that many youths in the area are now addicted to smoking marijuana, which has fueled crime. Oyuru says the police in Oculoi are overwhelmed with cases of assault as drunken youth fight over every small disagreement.