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11:46
11:46

Police Retrieve Body of Tourist Who Drowned in River Nile 2

The Police Spokesperson for West Nile Josephine Angucia says that efforts are underway to take the body to Pakwach health center for postmortem.
15:56
15:56

Tourist Drowns in River Nile at Pakwach Pakwach district 1 2

Kaweesi wanted to rescue his son 12-year-old son only identified as Lucas who was overpowered by the strong waves of the river while swimming. The son was, however, saved by another swimmer on the site while the father was swept away by the waters.
09:07
09:07

Two Killed Over Witchcraft Allegations in Pakwach 1 1

According to police, the residents ganged up against the two during a clan meeting at Padei North Village after the LC1 chairman of Pajalo West village Oscar Olely alleged that his wife had been bewitched by the deceased.
11:57
11:57

Six Family Members Perish in Pakwach Motor Accident 3 1

The six had accompanied one of their relatives to board a bus and as they waited by the roadside near Panyimur junction on the Nebbi-Pakwach highway, when a Toyota Hiace Registration number UBG-674G commonly referred to as a drone swerved off the road and rammed into them.
17:06
17:06

Four Pakwach District Police Officers Found Guilty of Corruption 2 1

The four together with the Officer in Charge of Traffic Innocent Mafabi were reportedly given a sum of 675 million Shillings to pay 162 Special Police Constables for manning the February 2021 general elections. But each Special Police Constable was paid 370,000 Shillings instead of 375,000 Shillings, which had been budgeted for.
18:33
18:33

Pakwach Police Detain their OC for Dei over Break-in, Theft of Motorcycle and Exhibits 2 2

Assistant Inspector of Police Samson Odongo, the OC of Dei Police Post was picked up on Sunday after some unknown persons broke in to the Police post and took away a Police motorcycle Registration Number UP 8313, a Fuel Tank and some exhibits like mattresses that had been kept in the office.
10:58
10:58

Over 50 Casual Laborers Arrested in Pakwach for Travelling During Curfew 1 1

They were intercepted at 2 a.m. last night at Pakwach check-point while travelling in a Nile Coach Bus which was hired to take off for Kampala from Arua after midnight. The Ugandan government has maintained a nighttime curfew running between 9 p.m. and 5: 30 a.m, as one of the measures to control movement and contain COVID-19.
09:04
09:04

Two Congolese Soldiers Arrested Lake Albert 1 1

According to reports, the armed Congolese soldiers carried an impromptu raid on the fishermen at around 9 pm accusing them of encroaching on the Congolese side. They arrested the fishermen and took away their gears to Congo.
18:02
18:02

Four Dead, Dozens Injured in Deadly Clashes Between Alur and Acholi in Nwoya Nwoya district 1 1

It is said that hundreds of Alur people were fired at and several of their houses burnt down by soldiers guarding Brig. Charles Otema Awany's farm, bringing another twist to a long-term conflict between the two cultural groups.
18:19
18:19

One Killed as Bus Knocks Hippopotamus in Nwoya 2 1

The bus registration number UBG 001C belonging to St. James School of Comprehensive Nursing and Midwifery was returning from Bileafe Sub County in Terego Arua district.
19:21
19:21

Police Probes Death of DRC National in Panyimur 1 2

The deceased only identified as Odii in his 40’s was found lying unconscious at the road junction between Panyimur and Parombo in the night of Wednesday after he was reportedly beaten by a mob for reasons yet to be known.
16:04
16:04

Motorcyclist Knocked Dead By Speeding Lorry in Packwach 1

The accident which occurred on Tuesday involved a lorry registration number UAG 573 Q belonging to Mukwano Group of Companies. The lorry knocked three people who were on the motorcycle, killing the rider on spot.
18:34
18:34

Mob Kills Pakwach Widow 1

Robert Odia, the LC 3 chairperson Alwi Sub County, says another 50-year-old woman identified as Christine Lemachu who was administering the herbs to the boy was also critically injured in the fracas.
19:22
19:22

Eight Arrested in Pakwach Inter-Clan Clashes 3

The suspects are, according to Police, the ringleaders of the violent clashes which erupted this morning leading to the destruction of 50 grass thatched houses, the death of 40 head of cattle and disappearance of three people. The two sides are fighting over 500-acres of communally owned land in Panyigoro parish.
20:47
20:47

Two dead, 7 Hospitalized after Eating Poisonous Cassava food poisoning. 3

The deceased minors have been identified as Mercy Afoyorwoth, a 9-year-old pupil of Paten Primary school and 11-year old Sheebah Giramia, a primary one pupil of Alii Ragem Primary School.
20:29
20:29

Egyptian Farm on Spot over Encroachment on Pakwach Wetland 3

It was established in November 2018 and is cultivating vegetables including; tomatoes, onions, cabbages and egg plants through irrigation using water from River Nile and Bututu stream.
17:58
17:58

44 People Arrested from Murchison Falls National Park 2

Emmy Ongiertho, the Jonam County Member of Parliament, says much as most residents depend on the park for livelihood, they should also be aware of the laws, which prohibit illegal use of protected or gazetted areas in the country.
17:31
17:31

Five Killed in Boat Accident on River Nile life jacket 1 Top story

Muzoora says the five were returning from Nwoya district this morning where they had gone for cultivation on a canoe loaded with sacks of foodstuffs, which were too heavy for the water forcing it to capsize. The deceaseds bodies were recovered from different spots following a joint search by marine officials and residents.
11:00
11:00

Hippo Kills Two in Pakwach 1

Dr. Eric Enyel, the Acting Chief Warden Murchison Falls National Park, says Uganda Wildlife Authority rangers are on ground doing their best to restore sanity.
18:28
18:28

Pakwach Accident Death Toll Reaches Nine 1 1

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Region Police spokesperson confirmed the recovery of the two bodies.
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