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14:18
14:18

Booze, Bad Feeding Behind Persistent Cleft Lip in West Nile 2 1

According to a report by Smile Care Uganda, an organisation and charity providing corrective surgery for children with cleft lip and palate, at least 67 cases of neonates born with deformity in West Nile over the past three years suffered the affliction.
11:41
11:41

Residents Cautioned Against Self-medication As Red Eye Hits Pakwach 1 2

Fuathum Judith Kigezi, the Pakwach Environmental Health Officer discloses that several health facilities have continued to receive increasing cases of Red Eye disease among the community members including learners.
11:06
11:06

Pakwach District Battles Surge in Bilharzia Cases Ministry of Health 1 2

Statistics from the district health department indicate that 7 out of 10 individuals seeking medical services at health facilities within the district test positive for bilharzia disease.
11:09
11:09

Pakwach LC V Vice Chairperson Resigns 2 1

According to Owiny, his resignation will allow him to have ample time to be closer to his people of Ragem sub-county and monitor government development programs.
15:37
15:37

Families Plead for Help As Floods Wreak Havoc in Pakwach District 5 1

Derick Amulla, the Panyimur sub-county Community Development Officer (CDO) notes that, so far, 65 grass-thatched huts have been destroyed and submerged in water, and roofs of some primary schools swept off leaving pupils to study under trees and nearby churches.
08:13
08:13

Pakwach Receives Over 133,000 Mosquito Nets to Fight Malaria 1 2

Furthermore, malaria remains the top cause of Morbidity in Children of less than 5 years representing 10.55%, according to information from the District Health Office.
13:09
13:09

Seven Arrested in Pakwach for Mismanagement of Emyooga Funds 1 2

The suspects were arrested on Thursday on the orders of Pakwach Resident District Commissioner Paul Eseru
12:17
12:17

Koboko Ambulance Impounded With Smuggled Cigarettes 4 2 Top story

Sylvester Kiwanuka, the Uganda Revenue Authority Customs manager for the Northern region, confirmed the incident, stating that the driver, along with the impounded vehicle, has been transferred to Kampala, where he is expected to appear in court.
10:22
10:22

Livestock Dealers in Pakwach Defy Animal Quarantine 1 2 Top story

According to the local authorities, the animals are normally slaughtered at night and packed in black polythene bags before being taken to the market. Whereas other dealers have resorted to using the door-to-door approach to sell animal products, especially meat.
16:33
16:33

Pakwach Imposes Livestock Quarantine to Curb Contagious Disease 2 1

The quarantine covers Payimur sub-county, Payimur Town Council, Alwi sub-county, Pakwach sub-county, and Panyango sub-county, where cases of respiratory diseases have been reported since April this year.
18:03
18:03

Four Inmates Escape from Ragem Prison in Pakwach 1 2

The incident happened on Tuesday evening shortly after a court session at Pakwach grade one magistrate's court.
12:20
12:20

Pakwach Floods: Gov’t Waives Park Fees for Travelers Pakwach Floods. 1 Top story

Robert Omito Steen, the Pakwach LC V chairperson, says the issue of floods near Pakwach bridge has become rampant, noting that experts at Uganda National Roads Authority should find a lasting solution to the flooding.
12:35
12:35

Two Pakwach District Officials Arrested for Misappropriation of Funds 3

According to Paul Eseru the Pakwach RDC, sanctioned their arrests after he discovered that project retention funds worth 16.3 million shillings were missing from the three sub-county accounts namely the General fund account, development account and UWA revenue sharing account.
06:29
06:29

Road Users Task UNRA to Fix Karuma-Olwiyo-Pakwach Flood Crisis 1 3

Fred Kyagula, one of the victims of the recent floods says, UNRA has in the past promised to fix the problem following the 2019 incident but this has never happened. He is now imploring the government to consider deploying a ferry in the area so that traffic flow is not interrupted by future floods.
11:51
11:51

Floods Cut Off Karuma – Pakwach Road 3 2

Paul Eseru , the Pakwach Resident District Commissioner (RDC) says over the past two days, the district has been receiving heavy down pour which madeRiver Tangi to burst its banks this morning. He told URN that they have temporarily suspended movement of vehicles from Pakwach to Nwoya and Vice Versa as they monitor the situation.
10:42
10:42

Pakwach RDC Suspends Sale, Consumption of Uncertified Alcoholic Drinks 1

Pakwach Resident District Commissioner (RDC), Paul Eseru explains that, some of the alcoholic drinks that are not certified by the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) have been suspected to contain certain intoxicants that are very lethal and harmful to humans.
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 2 1

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.
17:48
17:48

Pakwach Starts Campaign Against Teenage Pregnancies 2 2

Moses Otim, the Junction Pakwach Publicity Secretary, says that the first step of the campaign is being conducted within the different schools and will also provide free reusable sanitary pads to school girls.
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.
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