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ARCHBISHOP ODAMA HOSTS CHILDREN WITH NODDING SYNDROME IN EARLY CHRISTMAS TREAT

BY GLADYS LAKAREBER KITGUM: MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2021 As sweet Christmas carols played out, ushering in the festive mood in Tumangu village, Labongo-Akwang sub-county in Kitgum district, Archbishop John Baptist Odama of the Northern Province welcomed the children affected by nodding syndrome. The Archbishop, clad in standard clerical robes, prayed …

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AS FLOOD WATER LINGERS, OBONGI RESIDENTS BEGIN NEW LIFE

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU OBONGI: Nov 17, 2021 From the far flung horizon, the setting sun illuminates the skyline, its rays dappling the banks of River Nile where parts of Obongi town once blossomed. But beneath the spectacle lie the ruins of destruction – of shops, rentals, residential apartments and grass …

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WE TIE THEM SO THAT WE CAN FEND FOR THE FAMILY: THE PLIGHT OF PADER PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH NODDING SYNDROME DURING PANDEMIC

BY CHRISTOPHER NYEKO PADER: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2021 In 2004, Marcella Acet was confined with her family at Lacek Ocot internally displaced peoples camp as a result of increasing atrocities against civilians during the height of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) insurgency. This was when her five children developed symptoms …

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Mounting Food Concern In Terego District As Storm Devastates Crops, Buildings

RICHARD DRASIMAKU TEREGO: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 09, 2021 There is a mounting appeal for food and material support from residents in Terego district ravaged by violent storms since Friday. Uriama and Bileafe sub-counties are hardest hit since heavy downpour accompanied by hailstorms and strong winds have been pummeling the area. Shredded …

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BUDUDA LANDSLIDE SURVIVORS GET SHS1.7 BILLION HEALTH CENTER III IN BULAMBULI DISTRICT WHERE THEY RESETTLED

By Goodluck Musinguzi In 2018, the country woke up to devastating news involving landslides that had razed communities in Bududa district killing 46 people, destroying close to 200 homesteads and thousands of people were displaced internally. President Museveni ordered for resettlement of 3,000 people to the district of Bulambuli in …

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