Fred Kyagula, one of the victims of the recent floods says, UNRA has in the past promised to fix the problem following the 2019 incident but this has never happened. He is now imploring the government to consider deploying a ferry in the area so that traffic flow is not interrupted by future floods.
Paul Eseru , the Pakwach Resident District Commissioner (RDC) says over the past two days, the district has been receiving heavy down pour which madeRiver Tangi to burst its banks this morning. He told URN that they have temporarily suspended movement of vehicles from Pakwach to Nwoya and Vice Versa as they monitor the situation.
Pakwach Resident District Commissioner (RDC), Paul Eseru explains that, some of the alcoholic drinks that are not certified by the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) have been suspected to contain certain intoxicants that are very lethal and harmful to humans.
Kaweesi wanted to rescue his son 12-year-old son only identified as Lucas who was overpowered by the strong waves of the river while swimming. The son was, however, saved by another swimmer on the site while the father was swept away by the waters.
Moses Otim, the Junction Pakwach Publicity Secretary, says that the first step of the campaign is being conducted within the different schools and will also provide free reusable sanitary pads to school girls.
According to police, the residents ganged up against the two during a clan meeting at Padei North Village after the LC1 chairman of Pajalo West village Oscar Olely alleged that his wife had been bewitched by the deceased.
The six had accompanied one of their relatives to board a bus and as they waited by the roadside near Panyimur junction on the Nebbi-Pakwach highway, when a Toyota Hiace Registration number UBG-674G commonly referred to as a drone swerved off the road and rammed into them.
The four together with the Officer in Charge of Traffic Innocent Mafabi were reportedly given a sum of 675 million Shillings to pay 162 Special Police Constables for manning the February 2021 general elections. But each Special Police Constable was paid 370,000 Shillings instead of 375,000 Shillings, which had been budgeted for.
Assistant Inspector of Police Samson Odongo, the OC of Dei Police Post was picked up on Sunday after some unknown persons broke in to the Police post and took away a Police motorcycle Registration Number UP 8313, a Fuel Tank and some exhibits like mattresses that had been kept in the office.
The health facility which receives patients from parts of Nwoya, Nebbi and the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC is operating on a single oxygen cylinder which is also shared by at least three patients in the ICU daily.
They were intercepted at 2 a.m. last night at Pakwach check-point while travelling in a Nile Coach Bus which was hired to take off for Kampala from Arua after midnight. The Ugandan government has maintained a nighttime curfew running between 9 p.m. and 5: 30 a.m, as one of the measures to control movement and contain COVID-19.
According to reports, the armed Congolese soldiers carried an impromptu raid on the fishermen at around 9 pm accusing them of encroaching on the Congolese side. They arrested the fishermen and took away their gears to Congo.
Bernard Byakagaba, the UNRA Engineer for Gulu station says though the floodwaters receded without cutting off the roads again, UNRA teams have set out to assess the threat and devise a permanent solution which will involve installing more culverts and open more channels to allow free flow of water
Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Police Spokesperson, says the Olobodegi Parish Chief informed the Officer in Charge of Panyango Police post about the incident, who entered a case of death by drowning vide SD Ref.