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19:20
19:20

Lightning Strike Kills 3-Year-Old Girl In Pader 2 3

The deceased had been identified as Lakot Oliver. According to the father of the deceased Cosmas Obur, the lightning burnt all the items inside the house killing his daughter instantly. He adds that five goats taking shelter were struck dead.
08:12
08:12

State House Health Monitoring Unit Arrests, Releases Five in Pader 4 1

Three officers including; Oola Paul Komakech, the In charge of Ogom HC III, Ochitti Francis, the Lapul sub-county Senior Assistant Secretary), and Denis Obalim, a Senior Accounts Assistant face charges of fraud, mismanagement, and negligence of duty.
10:43
10:43

One Arrested Over Gun Attack on Pader Businessman 1

Milton Odongo, the Pader Resident District Commissioner, reported that two gunmen forcefully entered Moro's shop and demanded money from his sales. However, upon his assertion that the money had been banked, they shot at him.
15:16
15:16

Tension As Gov`t Seeks to Allocate Land to Former NRM MPs aswa ranch 4 1

The allocation, facilitated by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC & DB), and Uganda Land Commission, aims to support the former legislators' livelihoods through commercial agriculture.
08:23
08:23

Gov`t Earmarks UGX 800M to Develop Aruu Falls Fort Patiko 3 2

The funds, scheduled to become operational in the upcoming financial year, will be utilized to construct essential facilities such as walkways, guardrails, and roads. These improvements are crucial for ensuring convenient access, visitor safety, and overall security within Aruu Falls.
14:48
14:48

Leaders Demand Investigation of Rights Abuses on Commercial Farms in Aswa Ranch Angagura Sub County 2 1

Denis Ocaya, the Agonga Parish Councilor in Gulu City where the deceased hailed from told URN on Thursday that the matter was brought to their attention by two casual laborers who escaped from the farm.
17:07
17:07

One Killed, 15 Injured in Pader Accident 1

David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson said that the bus from Kampala heading to Agago via Pader Town veered off the road and overturned several times.
14:26
14:26

Unexploded Ordnancies Delay Work at Prisons Farm in Pader District 1 4

Amos Turyashaba, the Commissioner of Prisons Farm told URN during an interview that at least three landmines and anti-tank mines have been discovered in the area triggering fear, anxiety, and panic among the workers.
10:37
10:37

RDC Writes to CAO Over Undistributed Learning Material 2 2

In his November, 9th, 2022 letter, Odongo alleges that the district released Shillings 1.4 million to the education department in fuel facilitation and another Shillings 534,000 as transport facilitation to Alanyo, Filder Rose Lalam, the Counseling and guidance officer, and Nelson Odong, a driver to deliver the materials to the beneficiary schools.
17:09
17:09

NAGRC, Pader District Start Fresh Land Border Opening of Aswa Ranch Angagura Sub County 2 1

A team of surveyors from the Pader district, NAGRC, and the Pader district land committee embarked on the exercise to identify and take coordinates of the affected areas.
17:29
17:29

Acholi Chiefdom Bans Sale of Land Beyond 50 Acres 1 1

Rwot Acana II explained that the council of elders has abolished the sale of land beyond 50 acres and land transactions from 10 acres and above must be authorized by the Chiefdom upon deep interrogation.
10:24
10:24

Pader Elders Petition Paramount Chief Over Extensive Destruction of Shea Nut Trees Angagura Sub County 5 1 Top story

Valentino Lalobo, the Chairperson of Trees and Natural Resources of Payira Clan, said that a rapid count and assessment discovered that more than 500,000 shea nut trees have been destroyed from the area, saying that their constant plea demanding that it be stopped has since landed on deaf ears.
17:24
17:24

Man Arrested for Murdering Wife, Setting Corpse Ablaze 1 1

John Bosco Oola, the Oluk Village LC 1 Chairperson, says that the suspect beat up his wife Hellen (53) with clubs and used dry grass to set her private parts ablaze on Monday night.
11:49
11:49

Outrage as Gov`t Destroys Thousands of ‘’Sacred Traditional Trees’’ in Acholi Payira Clan 3 8

Lalobo Valentino, Chairperson of the Natural Resource Committee in Pungole Parish and Council member of Payira Clan told URN during an interview that hundreds of the traditional trees have already been destroyed and used for timbers, logs, and charcoal by NAGRC&DB.
07:43
07:43

Uganda Prisons Acquires 30,000 Hectares of Disputed Land in Pader District Aswa Ranch 7 2 Top story

During the site handover at Kalili Village, Gadison said that the land is part of the Aswa Ranch, which was leased to the National Animal Genetic Resources Centre (NAGRC) by the Uganda Livestock Industry in 2016. Orik said that Uganda Prison Services will use the land to ensure food security in the country through farming cereals, which she says would commence shortly.
09:05
09:05

German Envoy Bothered by Plight of Children Born in LRA Captivity Ajan Sub County 2 3

Records show that there are at least 1,017 children who were born in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic and South Sudan to Ugandan women and young girls who were abducted by LRA rebels during the war that lasted close to two decades in northern Uganda.
18:16
18:16

Pader Residents Petition RDC Over Release of Suspects 3

The suspects are Dr. Solomon Okello the Chief Executive Director of Countryside Harvester, an NGO, and the organization’s district coordinator Derick Oryema Jamil.
14:26
14:26

124 Teachers Promoted to Substantive Deputy and Headteacher Positions in Pader 2

Pader District Vice Chairperson Justin Ocen says the move is in fulfilment of a circular by the education ministry to districts to appoint substantive officers in all primary schools and to elevate those who have been serving in acting and caretaker positions.
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.
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