Plans to relocate natives of Apaa reach a deadlock

South Sudanese refugee boys pose for photo, in Adjumani district. The district hosts hundreds of thousands of refugees from South Sudan. Picture by Ochan Hannington | 12 Aug 2017

The government of Uganda is in a deadlock with the natives of Apaa – a contested area in the North of the country. The government wants the populations to vacate the land. Suspicious inhabitants vow not to move a single step. The government has exploited many avenues. But the progress is little or non-existent. This may prompt president Yoweri Museveni to interrupt the schedule of his on-going countrywide tour to speak to the angry inhabitants who are waiting to deliver their message directly to the head of state. Michael Ojok has More.