The deceased identified as Yonah Odokonyero was a casual labourer working for the Chinese firm that is currently undertaking the construction of the multi-billion Kitgum Central Market in Central Division.
Poppy Paul Arop, the Pagen Clan Chief who also doubles as Chairperson of all clan Chiefs in East Acholi says parents have the responsibilities to liaise with the relevant authorities in their community to ensure issues of teenage pregnancy stops.
Justice Owiny-Dollo says that the design of the Parish Development Model doesn’t take into consideration that Acholi Sub-region underwent 25 years of armed conflict, the longest any region in the country experienced.
The Diocesan Bishop of the Diocese of Kitgum the Rt. Rev. Wilson Kitara says with the land issues solved, the Church will continue to engage fruitfully with the Government of Uganda and other stakeholders on St. Janani Luwum Memorial and Pilgrimage site development.
According to statistics from the district Probation office, the majority of the cases were registered in 2019 before the government instituted the first lockdown following the outbreak of coronavirus disease.
Simon Knox Okongo, the Kitgum District Surveillance Focal Point Person says for nearly a week now, only about 20 people voluntarily turned up for RDT and PCR test in three designated Covid-19 testing centers.
According to Christopher Obol Arwai, Kitgum district chairperson, the estimated number of the rebels alleged to have entered the forest is more than 500 and are already wracking havoc in the community.
Innocent Rubangakene, a Laboratory scientist at Kitgum General Hospital told members of Kitgum Covid-19 Task Force on Thursday that he has been a victim of harassment meted on him by security personnel during curfew hours.
Speaking to Uganda Radio Network in an interview, Rwot Acana says the cultural institution was right to intervene in the marriage woes in the region saying the ceremony had turned commercial and uncultured.
Collins Cox Mwaka, the in Charge of Loborom Health Centre III in Labongo Layamo Sub County, says that cases of unaccompanied minors between 6 and 14 years turning up at the facility seeking treatment have been on the rise.
The conflict started after authorities in Mucwini Sub County reportedly set up a security checkpoint along the Kitgum-South Sudan highway at Ayoma village which is located in Pamolo Parish, Labongo Layamo Sub County.
The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson David Ongom Mudong says the decision was taken to avoid incitement and illegal congregation people that contravenes the current Standard Operating Procedure in the fight against Coronavirus Disease(Covid-19).
The suspect identified as Joan Oyella, a resident of Ayull Cell in Pager division, Kitgum Municipality is reported to have committed the crime while working as a housemaid for a South Sudan government dignitary in Juba.