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08:12
08:12

Pader CDO in Trouble Over Alleged Extortion from PDM Groups Pader District 2 1

Akot reportedly extorted 100,000 Shillings from each of the 25 groups in the five Parishes of Acholi –Bur Sub–County to register the groups.
18:11
18:11

Aswa River Region Police Investigates 6 Officers for Negligence 1

The investigations stem from the escape of eleven suspects who broke out and escaped from police cells on Monday night where they were temporarily being held under custody pending appearance before court.
18:04
18:04

Chinese Contractor Sues Pader LCV Boss Over Stone Quarry Closure 1

According to Col. (Rtd) Obwoya, the firm commenced operating illegally without signing any memorandum of understanding with the lower local government and the district although they claim of having an agreement with the community members.
12:22
12:22

Pader Chiefdom Demands Compensation, Arrests for Environmental Destruction 5 1

The Prime Minister of the Payira Cultural Institution George Ochol-Onono says they are concerned about the influx of illegal loggers and commercial charcoal producers who have cleared close to six square miles of natural tree cover in the parishes of Burlobo and Pungole.
15:32
15:32

Pader Secretarial Service Providers Hike Prices Due to Citing Input Costs 1 2

Geoffrey Oyet, the Director of Bright Line Enterprises, who also doubles as the Association Chairperson, says that they resolved to increase the prices of their services and products including printing, scanning and photocopying due to a hike in the cost of raw materials by between 10 to 15 percent in the past few months.
12:16
12:16

NGO Threatens to Pull Out of Pader Over Souring Relationship 2 2

Te-Kworo Foundation has been operating in Pader, Kitgum, Nwoya and Omoro for the past 20 years offering support including scholarships to girls who cannot enrol in mainstream education, maternal and health care services, and social protection and livelihood services.
08:26
08:26

Acute Water Shortage Hits Pader Town Due To Inconsistent Power Supply 3 2

Teddy Atenyo, a resident of Papir village, says that the crisis has now forced residents to share water with animals for drinking and cooking from unsafe sources.
11:07
11:07

Thirty Three Protestors Out on Court Bail 1

After having spent one month in prison detention, the suspects appeared before the Pader Grade I Magistrate, Edward Kabayo Akankwasa on Wednesday, Thursday, and finally on Friday as their defense lawyer negotiated their bail applications.
11:39
11:39

Pader Community Based Services Committee Chairperson Resigns 1

In his December 15th letter addressed to the district speaker, Okwir says that he decided to quit because of frustration and embarrassment from technical staff in the course of their work. In his December 15th letter addressed to the district speaker, Okwir says that he decided to quit because of frustration and embarrassment from technical staff in the course of their work.
09:09
09:09

CAO Orders Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination of Job Applicants in Pader 1

The CAO has now directed the District Health Officer to deploy a team of health workers to ensure that all people who present themselves for interviews are vaccinated before facing the panel.
10:42
10:42

Nodding Disease Kills 40 Children in 1 Sub County in 3 Years Angagura Sub-County 2 1

Okello told URN that reports from parents of the children indicate that the immediate cause of death is mostly falling in fire, drowning and being hit by speeding vehicles.
15:22
15:22

Woman Arrested in Pader For Alleged Murder of Co-Wife 2

The suspect Winnie Adoch allegedly stabbed Winnie Lawino to death using a knife in a cassava garden.
11:12
11:12

Finance Committee Orders Special Audit into UPE Funds as Eight Schools Miss Out

The Finance Committee Chairperson, Komakech Geoffrey Okumu, says that they discovered that the UPE capitation grant released in the 4th quarter of the 2020/2021 financial year did not reach eight schools without clear explanation prompting them to order a special audit.
08:52
08:52

Pader Council Allocates Agora Ranch Land to UIA for Industrial Park 1

The District LC V Chairperson, Rtd. Col Obwoya Fearless tabled the motion during the council on Wednesday chaired by the speaker, Ottober Wellborn Odia to allocate the land to UIA was seconded by his Finance, Planning and Administration Secretary, Lawino Nancy.
20:02
20:02

Pader Residents Donate Over 500 Acres of Land for Industrial Park 4

Ray Charles Okwir, the councillor representing Pader Sub County says that the decision is in response to the government's request for land to establish industrial parks in different parts of the country. The offered land covers part of the six villages of Agora, Biwang, Lalwal West, Lalwal East Lakwee and Lapeny in Kilak Parish, Pader Sub County.
10:03
10:03

Five Sub-Counties Fail to Account For Community Access Road Funds

Pader District Engineer, Benedict Lubang, says that his office has failed to get accountability from the five sub-counties despite repeated reminders to the accounting officers to do so.
15:52
15:52

Former Sub-County Chief Ordered to Refund Shillings 6.7M

While appearing before the district Works & Technical Services Committee, Ongee Galdino confessed to diverting the conditional grant for running the sub-county during the first lockdown.
10:09
10:09

Pader District Executives Accused of Sharing OWC Piglets Uganda Government 1 7

Auma Pamela Peace, a resident of Kirombe in Lira city was among the ghost beneficiaries listed to have got the consignments but after investigation, it was found out that she does not know about the project since she hails from Lira district yet her number was registered in the names of Okema Vincent under Laguti sub-county in Pader district.
13:19
13:19

Nearly 80 Percent of Teachers in Pader Vaccinated Against COVID-19 1

According to District Secretary for Health Justine Ocen, out of the total 810 teachers in the district, 638 had by the end of last week been vaccinated against COVID-19, with 192 already having received both the first and second jab.
14:41
14:41

Creditors Storm Pajule Health Center Attempt to Impound Beds Over UGX1.2M Debt 4

Tito Brilliant, the Pajule Urban Town Council LC III Chairperson, says that while in the ward the creditors ordered patients out with intentions of impounding mattresses and beds that they would later auction to recover their money.
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