The key budgetary priorities are Education department with the indicative planning figure of 13 billion shillings, Health with 4 billion, production 4 billion water and sanitation 1.9 billion, while finance and administration are projected at Shs5 billion.
Kyagulanyi, the head of the National Unity Platform was scheduled to hold a campaign meeting at Awere Playgrounds in Layibi-Bardege division. He arrived at the campaign grounds at around 5:00 p.m, in the company of parliamentary candidates Lalam Irene and Munguriek Brian.
Some of the pit latrines are filled with water while some had their roofs blown off by heavy rains. The lack of toilets has forced many residents to ease themselves in polythene bags and buckets and dispose of the waste in drainage channels and on the streets.
The drive which was flagged off on Saturday targets the districts of Gulu, Kitgum, Lamwo and Amuru. Each district will receive 250 kilograms of beans and 500 kilograms of maize flour for distribution to 50 most vulnerable persons identified during the first phase of food distribution. Priority will be given to child-headed families, People Living with HIV and AIDS, vulnerable elderly and Persons With Disabilities.
Court Bailiffs from JED Courts Bailiffs and Auctioneers Associates reportedly went to Ogura village early in September to auction 30 acres of land to recover 11.1 Million Shillings following a ruling of the court of appeal.
Ronald Regan Okumu, Aswa County Member of Parliament and Aol Betty Ocan, the incumbent Gulu District Woman MP are divided over the selection of Alice Rose Amono Abili and Rosemary Apiyo Padi as the party’s flag bearers.
Lucy Akella, the Chairperson of Diaspora Acholi in Uganda says they are targeting to comfort extremely vulnerable families who are enduring the negative impacts of pro-longed COVID-19 lockdown measures.
Elvis Okello Romnson, the Bio statistician in the Health Department in Gulu told Uganda Radio Network that the district will in the next two weeks declare an epidemic of Malaria if the current situation remains.
Oola, 48, was in 2016 arrested by a joint security force of the Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF) and the Uganda Police Force (UPF) on allegations of masterminding attacks on Gulu Central Police Station and army detaches in Lakwana Sub County which left two people dead and eight guns looted.
Dr. Rogers Kalanda, the Northern Uganda Veterinary Inspector under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries revealed that the personnel in the affected districts have been acting for more than five years. District Veterinary Officers are typically responsible for organizing and operating animal health and protection services.
According to results submitted for tallying at the TAKS Centre on Friday, up to 2,000 people allegedly cast their votes for the four candidates who were vying for the party’s flag. They included Walter Opiyo Magamaga, David Baka Akuru, Francis Oketayo and Stephen Odokorach.
According to provisional results prior to the cancellation of results, of the three candidates, Betty Atim was leading the race with 2,707 votes, her closes rival Sharon Balmoi had polled 2,664 votes while Maya Auma had 581 votes.
The 10 designated schools in Gulu, include Pawel Angany Primary School, Omot Hill Primary School, Aswa Camp Primary School, Abaka Primary School, Patiko Prison Primary School, Kiteny-Owalo Primary School, Oywak Primary School and Rwot Obilo Primary School. However, in Amuru the beneficiary schools are still undergoing identification and vetting.
An estimated 27,000 people are living with the virus in Gulu. But the area TASO Centre Manager Michael Ochow Okumu says there are more than 850 HIV positive mothers living on care with 558 children. Many are struggling to cope and their situation gets worse, day by day.
The suspects include three South Sudan nationals who traveled from Juba to Entebbe and disregarded self-quarantine directives. They sneaked into Kampala and later proceeded to Gulu enroute to South Sudan.