The survivor, a resident of Okwamwar Village in Palam Sub County was attacked on the morning of August 11, 2023, while his parents were away in the Ocorimongin weekly market. He was later found in a pool of blood and taken to hospital for medical attention.
Geoffrey Omolo, the Katakwi LC V Chairperson, explains that they have sought intervention from relevant authorities such as the ministries of public service, finance, and education, but progress has been limited. As a result, the district had to return to the treasury over UGX 800 million earmarked for salaries.
Frank Mwesigwa, the Acting Director of Oil and Gas says that the trainees are the first group of the Police personnel to be trained following the directive from President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni in 2011 to the Police to form specialized oil and gas protection Unit.
The districts tripled their first grades in the PLE results released on Friday. Katakwi district got 151 candidates in first grade compared to 61 in 2020, while Kapelebyong got 35 candidates in first grade, up from 10 in 2020.
The decision to chase the Balaalo herdsmen away stems from concerns in Ongongoja over the alleged interference with the economic and agricultural activities in the area. According to Joseph Ecuman, the District Councilor representing Ongongoja sub county, most of the people in the sub county have lost crops in the gardens to the Balaalo cattle which are not proper managed.
The President’s remarks were informed by Usuk County MP's revelation, John Bosco Okiror that farmers in Teso have lost trees and plants to drought. Museveni had indicated that the region was not growing enough trees to support Soroti Fruit Factory.
The organisation has now taken the battle to schools, where learners are taught to avoid the vice which has taken root in almost all institutions across the country. Uganda was ranked 144 on a list of 180 corrupt countries, according to the 2021 Corruption Perceptions Index by Transparency International.
His arrest followed the discovery of the decomposing body of the minor in a swamp in Aketa Village. Preliminary findings indicate that the minor was picked up from their home in Akwamoru Village on the night of Thursday, October 6, 2022.
John Bosco Okiror, the Inspector of Schools in Katakwi, says some teachers have retired on medical grounds while others left the district after transferring their services to other districts. He added that some teachers absconded from duty after being transferred to schools at the border with Karamoja.
As the family was trying to come to terms with the loss, another group attacked and robbed all household property worth Seven million shillings on May 5, 2022. This incapacitated Imalingat from providing for the children and the entire family.
Zadok Akutu, the Katakwi Town Council LC III Chairperson, says that Okabe's family had traced for him for two months in vain. According to Akutu, Obake's family contacted his inlaws to ascertain his whereabouts but they reportedly said they didnt know anything.
Simon Peter Angeet was showing movies and the English Premier games in his video hall when a power blackout occurred and he stepped out to start the generator when the electricity power suddenly returned and shocked him to death.
On Monday, Katakwi Resident District Commissioner, Rtd. Maj. Geoffrey Katamba, the LC V Chairperson, Geoffrey Omolo, and the Police visited the school on a fact-finding mission. The RDC who chaired the meeting, says that they discovered administrative weaknesses like laxity in supervision, which expose the girls in the boarding section to sexual harassment.
The suspect, Romanos Okello is reported to have taken off on Thursday when he saw the parents of the girl, whose identity has been concealed because she is a minor, visiting the school. However, the headteacher says there is also a boyfriend in the mix.