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17:02
17:02

Three Arrested in Dokolo Over Alleged Killing of Businesswoman 2

It is alleged that Ebong, who was in a relationship with Amek picked a quarrel with the deceased. Amek later disappeared under unclear circumstances and was found dead.
16:17
16:17

Four Lamwo District Staff Interdicted over Alleged Embezzlement of Funds 1

It is alleged that Lakot and her sub accountant colluded and reportedly withdrew 5.6 million shillings from the sub-county bank accounts purportedly to construct a latrine at Madi Opei Sub County headquarters.
11:43
11:43

Gov't Allocates UGX3 Billion to Gulu Archdiocese for Cassava Production Catholic Church 2 1

“The 68% poverty in the region is high and the government needs to prioritize support to farmers through industrialization and commercialization,” Bishop Odama explained.
08:17
08:17

Akol Calls for Unity as He Assumes Acholi Parliamentary Group Leadership 2 1

Akol, the Kilak North Member of Parliament was elected to lead APG for a two-and-a-half-year tenure on Thursday from Parliament. He collected 11 votes to defeat Omoro District Woman Member of Parliament Catherine Lamwaka who had 10 votes. The two other contenders; Phillip Okin Ojara and Hillary Onek Obaloker stepped down before the polls.
16:06
16:06

Security Personnel Accused of Harassing Health Workers During Curfew 1 1

Innocent Rubangakene, a Laboratory scientist at Kitgum General Hospital told members of Kitgum Covid-19 Task Force on Thursday that he has been a victim of harassment meted on him by security personnel during curfew hours.
14:05
14:05

Gov’t Defers Covid-19 Cash Payment for 600 in Kitgum 2

Some 3,675 people were registered within the Municipality to get the 100,000 Shillings cash relief for those whose daily earnings were affected by the 42 days’ lockdown instituted by the government.
14:03
14:03

Hailstorm Leaves Trail of Destruction in Gulu 4 1

David Acire, the Lukodi Village LC I chairperson told URN on Thursday morning that preliminary findings indicate that the rain destroyed hundreds of acres of crop gardens belonging to 516 households and several houses.
12:26
12:26

Lira Hospital Intensive Care Unit Lacking Specialists Ministry Of Health 4

Stephen Obbo, the Director Lira Regional Referral Hospital explained that they are operating as a High Dependent Unit (HDU) instead of the ICU due to lack of specialized staff.
10:59
10:59

Acholi MPs to Reach Consensus on APG Positions 6 1

At least 16 legislators have so far declared interests in the various positions of APG out of nine are for top slots by Tuesday, the closing date for declaration of interest, ahead of Thursday’s election.
10:10
10:10

Chameleon in Trouble for Staging Illegal Show in Gulu City 3 1

David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the singer held the illegal show on Tuesday night and that police intervened and dispersed the crowd shortly after receiving a tip-off from concerned residents.
10:04
10:04

Construction of UGX 23b Kitgum Main Market Resumes Kitgum Municipality 2 1

Kitgum Main Market was meant to be completed by July this year after its construction commenced in June 2019.
15:26
15:26

Construction of Opit Secondary School Stalls World Bank 2

The 556 Million Shillings project funded by the World Bank commenced on May 1st this year but later stalled after the contractor abandoned the site.
13:20
13:20

Three South Sudanese Nationals Arrested for Illegal Entry 2

The Palabek Refugee Welfare Council III Chairperson John Pascal says they have scrutinized the suspects who are indeed registered asylum seekers but investigations are ongoing in regards to their alleged sneaking into the country illegally.
17:56
17:56

Man in Oyam District Kills Brother over Land Dispute man kills brother 1

Jonathan Ongom, a resident of Akaoidebe ‘B’ cell, Iceme sub-county used an axe to kill his brother Jonathan Kazura over a land row.
17:31
17:31

Acholi Khadi Roots for Protection of Young Girls Against Abuses 5 1

The Khadi decried the rampant cases of sexual abuses that were and are being meted on young girls within the Acholi Sub Region especially due to the restrictions aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus disease in the country.
15:46
15:46

Rwot Acana Faults Local Leaders for Abetting Environmental Destruction 1 2

Rwot Acana described the local leaders whom he didn’t mention by names as the worst people dragging the region backward through their acts of assisting in cutting down trees.
09:42
09:42

Residents Vandalize Perimeter Fence of Agoro Irrigation Scheme Agoro Subcounty 2 6

Markson Odongkara Labongo, the Superintendent of Agoro Self-Help Irrigation Scheme Cooperative Society Limited (ASHISCO) says that fences protecting the headwork and the main dam have all been brought down by community members.
07:40
07:40

Two Security Guards Arrested Over Gun Theft in Gulu City 1

Sunday Okello, a 35 year -old man who recovered the gun explained to police that he got concerned after seeing two street children struggling to use the gun by the roadside.
16:32
16:32

Man Kills Elder Brother in Fight Over Family Oxen in Lamwo 2

The deceased was reportedly accusing his younger brother for utilizing the family oxen to generate money and depriving him of both the income and an opportunity to utilize the animals to plough his garden.
13:27
13:27

Acholi Paramount Chief Defends Bride Price Regulation 2 1

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network in an interview, Rwot Acana says the cultural institution was right to intervene in the marriage woes in the region saying the ceremony had turned commercial and uncultured.
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