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12:58
12:58

UNRA Starts Rehabilitation of Landing Site to Ease Obongi Ferry Operations 3 1

In July 2020, UNRA suspended the operations of the Obongi-Sinyanya ferry due to increasing water levels of River Nile which submerged the landing sites.
06:58
06:58

Obongi Flood Victims Cry Out to Gov't for Help 2 Years After Disaster 2 3 Top story

According to the locals, their pleas for help from the government have not yielded any results leaving them to struggle on their own for survival.
12:18
12:18

Floods Force Relocation of Obongi Main Mosque 1

Ali Ahmed, the Chairperson of Obongi Main Mosque Management Committee, says that they have resolved to relocate the mosque to town West village because it is currently surrounded by floodwater.
16:06
16:06

IG Recommends Disciplinary Action Against Obongi CAO, Four Others 2

A report by the Inspectorate of Government implicates the officers for the irregular procurement of Contractors for sub-projects of Alibabito primary school and staff house construction worth Shillings 424,200,000, Obongi Health Center Four General Ward and staff house worth Shillings 760 million and District Production Office Block worth Shillings 2.015 Billion.
11:55
11:55

106 Cattle Impounded in Obongi District 1 3

An estimated 5,000 pastoralists, mainly from the Karamoja region, entered the north with over 10,000 livestock. The region also had an influx of pastoral communities from South Sudan and Kenya, who entered through the West Nile and Karamoja borders.
06:46
06:46

Floods Submerge Half of Obongi Town 1 2 Top story

According to reports from the district authorities, the fresh floods were triggered after River Nile banks expanded its banks by nearly half a kilometer following two weeks of heavy rainfall in West Nile.
15:26
15:26

Obongi Nominations Held Under Tight Security. hassan fungaroo 5 3

While congratulating Fungaroo upon his nomination, the Obongi Returning Officer the Gilbert Meru warned him against putting the lives of his supporters and the people of Obongi at risk by organizing rallies.
11:53
11:53

Obongi Town Council Leaders Stuck with Flood Victims river nile 3 4

The victims are from the three villages of Namusambya, Town East and Kilamin neighbouring Obongi Ferry landing site. They sought temporary shelter at the school after their homes were submerged by the floods.
06:04
06:04

RDC Accused of Harassing FDC Supporters in Obongi 3 3

Over 30 candidates are vying for various political positions in Obongi district alone. But several of them have lodged complaints indicating that their supporters are facing harassment from security teams commanded by the Resident District Commissioner Gore Goffin.
15:24
15:24

Vehicles, Passengers Stuck in Mud for Two Days

The road was recently worked on by UNRA. However, Instead of marram, the contractor's poured tonnes of muddy soil, which made the road slippery. One driver of a truck broke his arm after his vehicle veered off the muddy road.
12:40
12:40

MP Fungaroo Unhappy about UPDF Involvement in Obongi Politics 1 2

Fungaroo, who is currently rallying grassroots support for the party in West Nile, Acholi and Lango regions told the press over the weekend that the UPDF brigade in West Nile and Gulu have been involved in secret meetings in Koboko and Arua with key agenda on how to remove him from Obongi constituency.
22:42
22:42

Over 40 Houses Torched, Dozens Injured in Ethnic Refugee Clashes 2 3 Top story

The fight erupted around 7pm on Monday night after a Nuer teenager from Itula Sub County was accused of stealing maize from a garden belonging to a member of the Kuku ethnic group in Dama village.
17:42
17:42

Pictorial: Obongi District Celebrates First Women's Day

The event was celebrated belatedly due to the absence of development and Refugee Agencies who play a key role in the development of the district and empowerment of women in the refugee and host communities.
11:02
11:02

Measles Outbreak Hits Obongi District 1 1 Top story

Dr. Joseph Arike, the Obongi District Health Officer, says they have submitted samples from the affected people to the central government laboratory for confirmation.
07:34
07:34

Local Government Minister Declares Palorinya in Obongi District. Tom Butime 2 Top story

“If the people of Palorinya Sub County wish to belong to another district, there is a process to be followed to change the boundaries of a district. Before this process is completed, Palorinya Sub County will continue to be under and getting services from Obongi district local government…,” reads the letter.
06:56
06:56

One Shot, Seven Arrested During Voter Registration Fracas UPDF 3 1 Top story

Lilly Kareyo Duku, the Obongo LC 5 chairperson, says the presence of the security personnel in Palorinya was necessary since there had been eminent threats directed at local leaders and officials from Obongi visiting the area.
19:48
19:48

Pictorial; Obongi District Holds Maiden Independence Celebrations

Obongi was carved out of Moyo district in West Nile region, and became operational on July 1, 2019.
12:36
12:36

Gen. Moses Ali Summons Leaders to Discuss Conflict on Parolinya 3 1

The meeting follows reports of an attack against Obongi county MP Fungaroo Hassan Kaps, allegedly by a group of people opposed to the creation of Obongi district. The district, which was carved out of Moyo, became operational on July 1, 2019.
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