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08:36
08:36

New Arua Ass RCC Targets Home Maintenance Money in Corruption Fight 4 2

Matua emphasized the importance of addressing corruption at the family level, noting instances where men suffer due to misuse of household funds, such as the so-called 'table money'. He cited an example where a wife might consume a significant portion of the money left for meals and pocket the remainder, labeling this behavior as corruption.
07:41
07:41

Schools Scramble for Limited Play Grounds in Arua City curriculum vitae 3 1 Top story

Samuel Alicemari from Bright Star Nursery and Primary School states that they will not participate due to the lack of a playground for athletics training and the limited number of learners.
10:47
10:47

Speeding Vehicle Knocks S4 Student Dead In Maracha 1

Julius Muhoozi, the officer in charge of traffic at Maracha Central police station explains that preliminary findings attribute the cause of the accident to recklessness on the part of the vehicle driver.
10:55
10:55

Madi-West Nile Diocese Proposes Amendment To National School Prayer 1 3

Under their organisation, Church of Uganda Heads of Education Institutions Association, the educationists propose that instead of ending the national school prayer saying, “As my heart in yours lies” the Anglican founded schools in the diocese should include “In the name of Jesus Christ” before saying Amen.
16:24
16:24

Arua Council Defers Relocation of Military Police Barracks 6 1

On Thursday, Arua High court granted an interim injunction restraining the council from discussing, resolving and reallocating the Military police barracks from Arua city to the district pending the disposal of the main application.
07:56
07:56

150 Congolese Nationals Flee Fresh Fighting in DRC 1 3

John Bosco Odama, the Logiri Sub County Chairperson says that the Congolese started arriving in the sub-county on Monday.
13:10
13:10

Locals Want Bondo Baracks Relocated Over Shootings 1 2

Cosmas Ayikobua, the Arua district vice chairperson notes that since the barracks was opened in 1971 by former president Iddi Amin, the community has been coexisting well with soldiers not until 2018 when the unfortunate shooting of civilians began.
12:42
12:42

VHTs Protest Delayed Payment for Indoor Residual Spraying Exercise 2

According to the guidelines for the programme, each VHT member was entitled to 22,000 Shillings for each of the 24 days of the activity. However, the VHTs told Uganda Radio Network that they are yet to receive the allowances which were meant to facilitate their work.
12:23
12:23

Over 3,000 Households Reject Indoor Residual Spraying in Arua Ministry of Health 4

Gasper Drani, the Arua District Malaria Focal Point person, says that at least 3,510 homes have not been sprayed due to refusal by the residents. He further notes that some educational institutions have also rejected attempts to spray their facilities.
09:01
09:01

Arua Gets New Clean Water Source 1 4

Eng Kiggundu Badru, the chairperson board of directors of the National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC), says that they decided to intervene after learning about the plight of women who were facing domestic violence due to the shortage of clean water.
10:27
10:27

Water Shortage Hits Three Sub Counties in Arua District 1 2

Currently the district has safe water coverage of 51%, which is far below the national average of 65%. The most hit sub counties are Logiri and Vurra which have safe water coverage of 42% and 43% respectively.
07:52
07:52

Arua District Rolls Out Online Revenue Payment System 1 4

Under the new system, the district plans to register the details of the taxpayers online and then issue them a regular Payment Advice Slip either through mobile phone or e-mail, which is in turn used to effect the payment through online banking or mobile money services. 
10:49
10:49

Arua Returns UGX 4.7 Billion to Consolidated Fund 1 4

According to the budget performance report, the Wage, pension, and gratuity categories recorded the biggest amount of unspent funds. Only Shillings 15.7billion out of the Shillings 15.7billion disbursed for wages, pension, and gratuity was spent leaving a balance of Shillings 1.6billion.
17:55
17:55

Delayed to Commission Health Centre III Angers Arua District Residents 1 1

The Deputy Resident District Commissioner Arua, Ham Muzamil Ezama says the delayed operationalization of the facility is becoming a security threat. But Alfred Okuonzi, the district chairperson blamed the delayed operationalization of the facility on financial constraints to among others recruit staff to run the facility and connect the facility to a reliable water source.
15:48
15:48

Landlord Threatens to Block Commissioning of Health Centre 2

According to the agreement, the Arua district local government pledged to compensate Onali Shillings 20 million for the land. However, the district only advanced him Shillings 5 million leaving a balance of Shillings 15 million.
08:35
08:35

Six Traders Perish in Arua Accident 1 1 Top story

The accident involving a Fuso-Canter registration number UBG 732L occurred on Friday evening when the truck which was transporting traders and their merchandise to the weekly Okubani Market in Madi-Okollo district overturned near Anguru Community Primary School.
09:23
09:23

Water Crisis Hits Logiri Health Center III in Arua District 2 3

The facility currently lacks running water for its operations following the breakdown of the only motorized borehole nearly four months ago.
17:51
17:51

Arua Residents Reject Ebola Isolation Centre 1 2

On Thursday, residents stormed the health facility in protest after they got reports that the district Ebola Taskforce has approved Kawuanzeti Health Centre III to act as the Ebola isolation center.
10:51
10:51

Arua Leaders Divided Over Proposed Allocation of Land for UPDF Barracks 1 4

Hope Eyokia, the Vurra sub-county female LC V councilor, says that they cannot allocate land for the relocation before the council has been served a Physical planning report about the planned land use
13:39
13:39

Arua District Struggling to Protect Local Forest Reserves 3

Area residents have taken over large portions of the forest reserves to plant food crops while others are involved in illegal logging. Several reserves have also been turned into dumping sites, the most affected being Eruba local forest, Ezuku local forest and Kuluva local forest in Vurra sub-county.
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