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14:33
14:33

Soldiers Deployed at Aswa Ranch Accused of Extorting Money from Locals 8

Rose Aloyo, a resident of Aringoyon village says that in December 2021, she requested the village chairperson to allow her to cut trees and burn charcoal to raise fees for her six children and he accepted. But when she went to start the work, the soldiers deployed to guard the ranch asked her to pay 270,000 Shillings before felling trees, plus 20,000 Shillings every day as fees for the machine she was going to use.
12:55
12:55

Agago Residents in Fear as Stray Buffalos Invade Five Villages 1

Residents learnt of the two buffalos suspected to have strayed from Kidepo Valley National Park in search of pasture and water when they attacked a herd of cattle grazing in Cawente village in Agelech parish.
10:51
10:51

Special Needs Schools Wait for Gov't Grants Two Weeks After Reopening Capitation Grants 5 1

Sarah Nakabuye, the headteacher of Masaka School for Children with Special Needs-Ndegeya says that although the biggest percentage of their learners have returned, the school is constrained due to financial challenges.
16:51
16:51

Government Takes over Reconstruction of Lira-Kamdini Road The World Bank 5 1

The directive was issued by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni while in Oyam District during a meeting with the Members of Parliament and other leaders from the Lango sub-region, on Saturday. The meeting was, among others, discussing the poor state of the road, which stretches 78 kilometres from Corner Kamdini along the Kampala-Gulu highway to Lira town.

Business and finance

13:53
13:53

Gov't Extends Contract for Kitgum Market Construction for the Fourth Time 1

Richard Okwera Ojara, the Kitgum Municipal Mayor says the persistent delays in completion of the market construction have worried vendors who have for the past years been operating in makeshift satellite markets and eager to occupy the new market.
12:50
12:50

Kitgum Municipal Council Adopts Digital Revenue Collection System 3

The system replaces the physical or manual revenue collection method, which has always been marred by numerous challenges leading to poor revenue collection.
12:19
12:19

Low Turnup of Revellers in Bars As Night Life Resumes Gulu City 3 11

While there was an anticipation of celebrations following the lifting of restrictions on the entertainment industry and the curfew, it was different in some towns across the country.
11:02
11:02

Minister Moots for Tougher Bylaws on Garbage Disposal 4 1

Katumba is concerned that several roads are spoilt shortly after their construction, largely due to unbecoming social behaviour in the host communities. He says such bylaws should prevent poor disposal of garbage that ends up clogging drainage channels and walkways.

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