The memorial will have information about the Lords Resistance Army-LRA war that ravaged northern Uganda for more than two decades, the Luweero Triangle guerilla war that ushered in the National Resistance Army led by President Yoweri Museveni, and moments about the history of Uganda under Idi Amin Dada.
The Lords Resistance Army LRA rebel attacks on civilians in Central African Republic CAR and neighbouring countries are on a decline, the LRA Crisis Tracker reveals. Brigadier Richard Karemire, the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces UPDF spokesperson, says that the decline in abductions and attacks shows that the LRA is no more. He says thats why the UPDF started withdrawing from CAR, adding that they have neutralised the rebel capacity to make war.
The hand hoes were released through the Office of the Prime Minister early this month to help communities in northern Uganda to improve their productivity through farming. Each constituency in Northern Uganda is meant to receive 5000 hand hoes under a programme to eradicate poverty in the post conflict region.
The group says it unknowingly joined the procession from corner Kamdini to Karuma after being told that they were scheduled for a three months training in Masindi district. They were picked from the four divisions in Gulu Municipality.
The ruling follows a plea by local leaders in Northern Uganda and relatives to rebels in the Lord\'s Resistance Army who have been advocating for a traditional justice system instead of modern courts of law in the trial of the arrested LRA commanders.
The Ritual Cleansing ceremony at Acholi Chiefdom in Bar dege division in Gulu Municipality on Thursday also saw all of the 84 returnees receive amnesty certificates, a confirmation that they will not be arrested for any crimes committed in relations to the LRA war.
CAA spokesperson Ignatius Igundura says that the master plan and engineering design as produced by Gauff Consultants Limited have been completed and handed over to the Government. He says Government is now sourcing for the shs 120 billion required to redesign the airport to international standards.
The move follows a series of correspondences between the Attorney General Peter Nyombi and Lands Minister Daudi Migereko instructing that the land in Lakang, Bana and Kololo villages in Amuru be Surveyed. Nyombi also advised that the occupants of the same be established and their properties recorded and valued to pave way for the project.
Martin Ojara Mapenduzi, the Gulu LC V chairperson says the law seeks to among other things protect and promote the rights of Gender based violence victims, prevent Gender based Violence, reduce psychological and physical injuries and death.
Gulu Woman MP Betty Aol Ochan says with such a magnitude of corruption, OPM is not the right office to manage PRDP resources. The plan was estimated to cost US$1.1 trillion, 30% of which is provided by the government of Uganda while the 70% comes from Development partners.
The Ugx 25 Billion project to be executed by the ministry of water and environment will see the construction of 75 deep boreholes the districts of Amuru, Gulu, Nwoya, Lamwo, Kitgum, Pader and Agago. Six piped water facilities will be supplied in Koch goma, Unyama, Awere, Kitgum Matidi, corner Kilak and Adilang rural growth centers.
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