On Tuesday, only 164 pupils had reported at Goi Primary School in Atongtidi sub-county out of the 756 pupils enrolled. At Chawente Primary School, 186 pupils reported out of 1,555 total enrolments and 11 out of 13 teachers reported.
It is alleged that Andrew Omunu, the District Education Officer diverted 300 Million Shillings that was meant for the supply of desks to primary schools in the financial year 2021/2022 under Sector Conditional Grant (SFG, to pay GOBs Investment Limited, a company that was contracted to construct Aduku Seed Secondary School.
Allan Aboce, the Kwania District Youth Livelihood Focal Point Person attributes the poor performance of the program to poor enterprise selection, lack of training on financial literacy, and selfishness.
Heavy rain characterized by strong winds hit hard four villages in Inomo sub-county last week leaving several families stranded. The most affected villages are Alikingel, Adingdong,Too-pe-yero and Jinja trading center.
Aduku Health Center IV is facing challenges of insufficient medical equipment, inadequate infrastructures as well as the absence of an ambulance which has affected efficient service delivery in the district.
The concerts were suspended in March 2020 as the government announced measures to fight the spread of COVID-19, and while restrictions were announced on almost all other sectors, the entertainment centers remain closed, with no activity allowed.
According to Okweny, many people have continued to encroach and illegally reclaim wetlands for settlement and farming in Abongomola Sub County and other sub counties in the district, an activity which he says possess huge threat to the environment.
Dr Moses Ebong, the Kwania District Health Officer blames the poor turn up for the COVID-19 vaccination for negative information on social media. He says that they have trained 175 health workers and Village Health Teams (VHTs) that will be distributed in all sub-counties asking the public to disregard the negative social media report and turn up for vaccination.
Geoffrey Okwanga, a resident of Aculawic Village says that he has lost valuable items to thieves that have been terrorizing the area for the last 20-years. He said he is ready to give out some land to pave way for the construction of a police post.
According to reports, Opong returned from a drinking joint in a nearby trading center at around 9:00pm on Sunday and started assaulting his wife using a panga, leaving her in a critical state before he took off.
Speaking to URN on Sunday, Anger claimed that the sub-county leadership illegally trespassed on the customary land he inherited from his grandfather in 2012 and established a market on it claiming it would be temporary but went ahead to construct there toilet facilities.
Flash floods caused by the rising water levels of Lake Kyoga and Kwania have displaced close to 5000 families in Kwania district, after submerging several kilometres of land and roads and disconnecting communities from accessing social services.