According to information obtained from the district education department, the most affected schools are those located along the Uganda-DR Congo border where over 30 girls reportedly fled to DRC after conceiving over the past year.
Joyce Apwoyorwoth, the Vegetable dealers’ chairperson says that the state of the market worsens during the rainy season since the market floods, yet they have no lockups and stalls to keep their commodities safely.
Mustafa Ongom, the Zombo district secretary of finance, planning and administration said they project to collect over 4.9 billion shillings from property rates to expand the local revenue base for the district.
Grace Atim, the deputy Resident District Commissioner (RDC) for Zombo explains that her office has directed the police to take action on the leadership of the disintegrated Okoro Constituency Emyooga Welders SACCO such that 17 million shillings that was embezzled by the apex leaders can be recovered.
Anthony Sadda, the officer in charge of Paidah Central Police Station, explained that the prevalence of witchcraft practitioners in the district exacerbates the situation. He appealed to the locals to refrain from seeking treatment for their sick relatives from witch doctors and instead seek medical facilities.
Richard Canichan, an avocado farmer in Zombo district, says that he has successfully planted 200 Hass avocado trees in the past two months. Canichan's primary motivation for venturing into Hass avocado production is to target the export market.
Kon Nyingambe, a resident of Gotlaju village says that the fire started from one of the houses of his neighbors during day time. He explains that they have tried different measures to contain the fire in vain.
Francis Bolingo, the Athuma Sub county LC V councilor notes that there is a need to evaluate the deployment of UPDF instructors at the facility when civilians could be used to give the required skills.
Preliminary reports indicate that the money was disbursed to Kerim's Account on November 19, 2022, to pay about 240 officials who participated in the door-to-door national polio vaccination campaign in Aka sub-county.
James Oruna Oyullu, the Zombo District chairperson told Uganda Radio Network that, they unanimously agreed to give that district land for the investor due to the challenges tea farmers in the district have been facing due to the absence of tea processing plant.
During the 2010 and 2015 presidential campaigns, President Museveni promised to tarmac the 119-kilometer road to ease the transportation of goods to the market but to date, it has remained in a bad state.