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17:22
17:22

Nwoya Woman Commits Suicide Over Alleged Husband’s Promiscuity poverty 1 Top story

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says preliminary findings show that Akello sneaked out of her house following the altercation with her husband and her body was found hanging on a tree branch with the sheet of her baby tied around her neck.
15:53
15:53

Amuru Police on The Spot For Failure to Arrest Illegal Entrants Michael Lakony

Michael Lakony, the Amuru District LC V Chairperson, says the illegal entrants are quarantined for 14 days and left to go to home without any charge. He explains that some of the Ugandan nationals are forced to leave by South Sudan authorities who dump them at a no-man`s land between Nimule and Elegu.
14:34
14:34

2021 Polls: Acholi Elders Rally Subjects to Vote Against Deceptive Politicians 3 1

Livingstone Okello Okello, the Chairperson of Wang-oo Project, an umbrella body of Acholi Elders and an auxiliary policy-making organ of Acholi chiefdom, says there is need for the electorates in the region to consider integrity and competence of candidates.
12:28
12:28

Amuru Seeks to Divert Funds Meant for Lakang Bridge to Road Works 1 1

Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA halted construction of Lakang Bridge in December last year on grounds that is goes through East Madi wildlife reserve.
07:33
07:33

Pader Leaders Want Nusaf Official Investigated over Corruption Allegations

Pajule Sub-County Chairperson, Brilliant Tito Okello told URN in an interview that Too-Olanya has been flouting the guidelines of NUSAF in the district this jeopardizing its implementation.
05:24
05:24

54-year-old Woman Commits Suicide After Suspecting Husband of Infidelity

The deceased, identified as Matilda Adong, a resident of Lwala village in Puranga sub-county reportedly ingested poison, after a brawl with her husband David Opira.
04:49
04:49

Minister Anywar Asks Kitgum Locals to Vacate River Banks floods 7 2

More than 200 people in Luwalinga and Lamdogi cells in Central Division, parts of Pandwong and Pager Divisions were affected by the Wednesday night floods. They comprised of illegal settlers in the gazetted wetland along the river banks and those outside the wetland boundaries according to reports from local leaders.
16:26
16:26

Heavy Rains Worsen Road Network in Pader 2 1

Pajule Sub-county Chairperson Brilliant Tito Okello, who is also the Roads Committee chairperson says that many community access and district roads in his area have been heavily devastated by rains. The most affected include Pajule-Amoko lgwai and Acholi bur-lira roads.
13:37
13:37

Residents Petition RDC Over Shoddy Work 3 1 Top story

Pule James Okello, a resident of Aboko parish observed that the culverts installed on Aboko-Chawente road especially at Omakomac, Awuku SDS Church and dam Alolo are small and weak, a reason why they broke down one week after installation.
14:35
14:35

Former Street Children in Gulu to Benefit From UGX 678M Vocational Training Project 2 2

Christine Latigo the Country Director for Generation in Actions says that the beneficiaries are girls aged between 8-15 years. They were picked from the streets of Gulu City between March and May this year.
12:56
12:56

LC1 Chairperson in Gulu Arrested for Alleged Murder

Patrick Komakech was arrested from Paicho Police Station on Saturday evening together with John Kaggwa on allegations of beating to death Calvin Atto, a suspected cattle thief.
09:53
09:53

Gulu Hospital Struggles to Respond to Emergencies As Ambulances Break Down Covid-19 in Gulu 2 1

The ambulances include one that was in June donated by the Ministry of Health to respond to Covid-19 emergencies and the other given by the government in 2007.
09:43
09:43

Amuru District Stuck with Dozens of Grounded Vehicles government vehicles 2 3

The vehicles either broke down due to mechanical issues or got involved in accidents.
09:36
09:36

Kitgum Prison Turned Into Covid-19 Quarantine Center for Inmates 2 1

Frank Baine, Uganda Prisons Spokesperson, says that the prison cells will be used to hold new inmates on remand from all over Acholi sub-region to curb the spread of COVID-19.
09:06
09:06

Market Vendors in Gulu, LOP Defy Covid-19 Guidelines Olailong Market 2 3

The meeting turned rowdy when Aol disclosed that she had come with one million shillings to give to the vendors as seed capital.
12:04
12:04

Lightning Kills One in Agago lightning strike

The deceased has been identified as 13-year-old Ivan Ebong, a Primary Seven pupil of Lala Primary school.
07:30
07:30

Floods Hit Kitgum Municipality as R. Pager Bursts Banks central division 2 4

Several fish ponds, nursery beds for trees, a residential house, vegetable and maize gardens near the river banks in Pager and Central Divisions have since been submerged. Margaret Lakidi, a fish farmer in Ayul B village in Pager Division says five of her fish ponds have been submerged.
06:16
06:16

UPDF 4th Division Retires 111 Officers and Millitants 4 4

They are part of the 1036 Officers and Militants of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) who have honourably retired from active service in the Forces after completing 20 to 40 years of service to the nation and the region.
04:51
04:51

Army Seeks Collaboration from Vigilantes to Curb Renewed Cattle Theft karimojong warriors 1

More than 1,000 youthful vigilantes in Paimol sub-county, one of the areas frequented by the cattle thugs early this year volunteered to guard their kraals and protect animals from looters. This comes at the backdrop of an increment in cases of cattle theft in the district by warriors from the neighbouring Karamoja region.
15:55
15:55

Gulu Regional Referral Hospital in UGX 262m Debt 2 1

James Elima, the Hospital Director disclosed on Thursday that the hospital purchased food worth 190 million shillings for feeding Covid-19 suspects and patients at the quarantine and treatment centres respectively.
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