Christopher Omara, Nwoya Resident District Commissioner who took over office barely a month ago says he found that only 11 pastoralists out of more than 50 have reportedly left the district voluntarily.
Nwoya is among the four districts in Acholi and Lango Sub-regions that was supposed to start evicting pastoralists who were illegally occupying government land following an order issued by Gen. David Muhoozi, the state Minister for Internal Affairs last week.
David Akena Omal, the area told Uganda Radio Network that the suspects were arrested on Sunday morning for assaulting Geoffrey Bongomin to near death after catching him red-handed having sex with Jennifer Akot, the wife to one Isa, a resident of Luwero district.
According to Jalon Lakony Opiyo, every time elephants invade the area, each member of the village which has around 2000 households contributes 1000 shillings for the rangers to rescue them and their properties.
The incident happened at Agung Village, Anaka Sub–County along the Packwach–Karuma Highway, when A a motorcycle registration number UEV 202X on which they were riding joined the highway and collided with the speeding police truck registration number UP 5638.
According Patrick Okello Oryema, Nwoya district LCV chairperson, they have tasked the local leaders to document and carry out assessment of the level of destruction to be submitted to the Office of the Prime Minister.
Last year in October, Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) announced that it would install 30 Kilometers of low voltage electric fencing in major human-wildlife conflict hotspots in Murchison Falls National Park. Each Kilometre will cost 50 Million shillings.
The winner in the two home and away basis game tie will face the winner in a similar tie from West Nile region where the overall winner then qualifies to play in Uganda's second tier football league, the FUFA Big League in the forthcoming season.
They include No 31093 Sergeant Brian Okello Sadik; No 56398 Corporal Caesar Dragudu, No 37359 Constable Albert Oven, No 50449 Constable Christopher Ocen, No 52819 Constable Anthony Adirondack. They are all being detained at Nwoya Central Police Station pending disciplinary trial.
Jackson Kinyera, the Local Council Chairperson One of the village who the reported the matter to Nwoya Central Police Station - CPS disclosed that the incident occurred during heavy downpour when dozens of mourners were attending the burial of one, Galdino Anywar, a village elder who had earlier on succumbed to terminal illness.
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says officers from Anaka Police Station swung into action and dispersed the gathering. They also confiscated some posters belonging to Acan although no arrests were made.
Apiyo's relatives became suspicious when she returned home with no child and no pregnancy. However, she declined to respond to any of the queries raised by her family members, until the pressure was mounted on her prompting her to confess to killing the baby.
According to Muluwe, the baboon entered their barracks in the morning while they were attending the routine parade and attacked the infant killing him instantly. He says rangers later pursued the primate and killed it.
The Nwoya District Road Committee Chairperson, Simon Oyet, says whenever he calls for meetings some members don’t turn up. He says the District Works and Technical Services Secretary, Patrick Okello Oryema and District Engineer, Peter Okumu Anywar don’t show up for the meetings, which makes it difficult for them to proceed.
Nakakande Khadija, the Communication Officer of National Agricultural Advisory Services –NAADS told URN in an interview that the Nwoya Fruit Processing Factory project is a presidential pledge to the people of Nwoya and that it shall benefit over 5,000 fruit out-growers in the district who are growing mangoes, oranges and guava.