The reporters are mostly from the Uganda Homeland Liberation Movement-UHLM, a DRC-based rebel group led by Howard Openjuru, a born of Paidha district who had earlier on been arrested and arraigned before the General Court Martial on charges of treason.
In his ruling on Friday, Justice Boniface Wamala said since there was a suit in 2019, whose matter was heard and determined by a competent court and the fresh petition concerns the same matter earlier determined, the same issue cannot be subject to court proceedings.
Fr. Emmanuel Ocukuru, the Pastoral Coordinator of Nebbi Catholic Diocese, says that preparations are in top gear for the consecration. He, however, says that only a few invited people will attend the event.
Monsignor Emmanuel Udaga the Diocesan Administrator Nebbi Catholic Diocese said that due to the second wave of Covid19, the Consecration and installation of the new Bishop has been postponed indefinitely. He asked the Christians to remain faithful and prayerful.
In an eleven day’s operations that was concluded over the weekend covering nine districts in the region, NDA inspectors inspected 434 drugs outlets. The team recovered 171boxes of assorted government and prohibited drugs estimated at over Shillings 42million and are currently lying in the NDA offices in Arua.
Nebbi General Hospital currently relies on the local government vehicles including that of the LCV Chairman and Resident District Commissioner to refer Covid19 patients to Arua regional referral hospital.
Many of those who struggled to cultivate cotton got as little as 300 kilograms because of the too much rainfall. The rest of the plants were soaked in water and remained of no use to the farmers whose earnings dwindled drastically. During the earlier seasons, the cotton ginnery at Parombo was buying a kilogram of cotton seed a cost ranging between 1,500 and 1,800 Shillings.
Enriko Opio, an aspiring candidate for the Nebbi Municipality Parliamentary seat had flown from Entebbe to Arua and later travelled to Nebbi where he was received by a huge crowd, causing traffic gridlock, along Arua the road on Friday.
A number of activities in the district have been suspended due to challenges of the system. Among the activities that have been suspended in the district include maintenance of a 261 km road network in the financial year 2019/2020 due to poor coding to access UGX 320 million from the Uganda Road Fund URF.
Nebbi District Police Commander Bernard Mugerwa told Uganda Radio Network that the fire started in the house of one of the officers who were unreachable at the time, and spread to other rooms. It was contained almost an hour later, after the arrival of the Regional Fire Unit from Arua.