Two years ago, the government promised to construct concrete underground tanks, which would store water during the wet season and provide adequate supplies to the pastoralists during the dry spell. However, nothing has been done since then.
Dr. Willy Nguma the Principal Veterinary Officer for Greater Arua said due to the ravage caused by the disease, they have banned export and import of pigs to and from DRC, restricted further, movement of pigs within West Nile, put strict surveillance on major pork joints and introduced night patrols and animal checkpoints on major roads.
Isah Ssemwogerere the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson says that Police have opened up a Death Enquiry File to establish how the woman died but they are yet to prefer any case against doctors at Luwero hospital.
UMEME was granted a 10-year concession in 2015 subject to renewal. As of December 2021, UMEME had made investments worth USD 547.5 million of which it has recovered USD 331 million. The Ministry of Energy had however sought a budget of 256.2 billion Shillings to start a phased buyout of the company.
Gulu District was placed under animal quarantine by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry, and Fisheries in September last year following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease in the Sub-counties of Palaro, Awach, and Paicho.
The second axis which will stretch through Kasindi-Beni road aims to secure the Kasindi-Beni-Butembo road construction project in DRC. This will now be the major route of the operation, replacing the Nobili-Kamango-Mukakati-River Semuliki route where the operation was conducted at the start of the offensive against the ADF in November last year.
The institution which was established in 1972, currently has an enrollment of 500 nursing students. However, Dr Sophie Namasoppo, the Chairperson of the Institution's Governing Council says that despite registering a high number of students, they do not have enough space to accommodate them.
The contested land measuring 36-square kilometres is claimed by the Kyangwali Refugee Settlement area and over 10,000 families in Bukinda Parish, who were evicted by the Prime Minister’s office for alleged encroachment.
Despite receiving the tents, the schools recorded a low turn up of learners.
Paul Ninsiima the Headteacher Rwangara Primary School says that he was expecting more than three hundred learners who had been mobilized and registered to resume learning, but only 100 reported.
Vincent Alpha Opio, the Kikuube LC 5 Vice Chairperson told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that they halted the exercise due to the failure by the NFA and ministry of lands to engage local leaders, area residents, and a private surveyor on behalf of the local community during the demarcation exercise.