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17:35
17:35

One Body of River Aswa Boat Accident Retrieved Aswa River 1 2

The body, however, which is yet to be identified, was retrieved on Thursday afternoon by a team of divers from Uganda Police Marine Unit.
16:26
16:26

NFA to Restore Bamboo in Ogom Forest Reserve, Pader Climate Change 2 Top story

Jimmy Ouna, the NFA Northern Regional Manager says the move is aimed at restoring bamboo plants that were depleted from the forest reserve over the years due to encroachment and high demands. Ouna says NFA plans to restore bamboo on 100 hectares’ piece of land at the forest reserve to increase the forest cover.
15:08
15:08

Compensation Demands Delay Power Distribution in Pader Angagura sub county 2 1

85 landowners in the area accuse UEDCL staff of destroying their crops and cutting several endangered shea nut tree species on their land to pave way for the distribution lines.
10:44
10:44

Floods Submerge Villages In Pader 2

Nicholas Amone the LCI Lubala village says 120 households have been affected with over 500 acres of food crops including cassava, beans Sorghum destroyed by the floods.
15:21
15:21

Pader Residents Demand Compensation from UEGCL Angagura Subcounty 3

Over 85 residents from eight villages in Angagura Subcounty accuse the power distribution company of delaying to compensate them for properties damaged while erecting electricity transmission poles on their land.
13:14
13:14

Pader Starts Tree Planting Campaign democratic party dp 1 1

The campaign will be rolled out to villages to encourage residents embrace commercial tree planting.
10:21
10:21

East Acholi Cooperative Union in Bitter Land Row 3

The contested land with its boundaries extending into Latanya Sub County in Pader district measures 50 square miles. It was purportedly bought from 39 individuals in Lagoro, Kitgum and 63 others in Wol Sub County in present day Agago around 1968.
19:19
19:19

Pader LC5 Chairperson Snubs State House Summons okello house 1

The Pader district LC5 Chairperson has been bluntly criticizing the controversial ownership of contested Aswa Ranch located in Angagura Sub-County by National Animal Genetic Resources Centre NAGRIC and the influx of Balaalo herdsmen in the area.
06:45
06:45

Pader Residents Seek Rehabilitation For Nodding Syndrome Victims

James Opira, a teacher in Atanga Primary school says many parents he has interacted with believe that school teachers are untrained to handle children with low cognitive abilities. Although nodding syndrome has been reported in Gulu, Kitgum, Oyam, Pader, Agago and parts of Lira district, only Gulu and Kitgum have a rehabilitation centers for children affected by the disease.
15:56
15:56

Pader Women Nabbed for Misusing Mosquito Nets

Albert Onyango, the Agago District Police Commander, says the women were using 22 new long lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets distributed by the Health Ministry to trap fish in the stream.
15:55
15:55

Another 72 Unexploded Ordnance Discovered in Pader. 2 2

Some of the unexploded ordnance were found in Aswa Ranch, the site of a mini hydroelectricity dam that government plans to build in Angaggura Sub County, while others are scattered in different villages across the district.
14:13
14:13

Pader Residents to Pay Up to Shs 150,000 in Garbage Tax 1 4

The tentative rate ranges between Shs 10,000 and Shs 150,000. Residences, which are considered to generate the least amount of garbage, will pay an equivalent of about Shs 1,000 or less every month. This however has to be endorsed by the district council and the Attorney General, before it is operationalized, Otim says.
07:25
07:25

UPDF Announces New Eviction Deadline in Pader 1

Col. Stephen Mugerwa, the Deputy Commander UPDF 5th Division says the eviction is meant to ensure the safety of residents and government installations.
12:34
12:34

Government Restocks Aswa Ranch 4 1

Samuel Oduny, a local elder says the ranch has a fully equipped institute of Agriculture for training agronomists and veterinary doctors.
10:43
10:43

Pader Environment Committees Accused of Promoting Deforestation

Authorities in Pader district are investigating some members of Village Environment Committees (VEC) in the district for promoting deforestation. A bag of charcoal in Pader costs between 20,000 and 35,000 shillings.
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