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14:14
14:14

Asian Driver Survives Lynching for Accidentally Killing Late Abiriga's Driver 1 1

Jude Nasucha, the Arua Central Division DPC says the driver is already in their custody. He however warned the residents against attacking members of the Indian community saying they have intelligence reports about the planned crimes by the locals.
10:58
10:58

West Nile Grappling with High Unmet Family Planning Needs 3 1

Conducted by Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) between September and November 2021, the survey shows that 24 percent of every 100 women aged between 15 and 49 would like to limit or delay getting pregnant but they do not have access to consistent use of modern contraceptive methods.
09:26
09:26

Motorcycle Company Vanishes with Hundreds of Million in West Nile 2 1

Sky Motors Limited opened an office in Manibe ward, Ayivu Division in Arua city early last month, after allegedly getting clearance from the division authorities to offer motorcycle and tricycle loan services. Stephen Droma , one of the affected boda boda riders says that he paid 1.36 million shillings for two motorcycles and the company promised to deliver them during the launch, which never happened.
15:34
15:34

Arua City Bans Food Vending 1 2

Khemis Muzaidi the Mayor of Arua Central Division says that the ban is in good faith because it is only a preventive measure to protect the public from risks of sanitation-related diseases like cholera.
16:42
16:42

Casual Workers in Arua City Use Bare Hands to Sort Hazardous Waste 1 1

The most affected are those that are deployed at the garbage sorting sites and cleaning services whose work among others involves getting in contact with waste products on the street and in drainage channels in the central business district of the city.
18:25
18:25

Demand for Improved Welfare Dominates World Press Freedom Day Celebrations 5

Laban Econi, the Manager of Voice of Life Radio in Arua City admits the existence of a low-wage regime for journalists in most media houses in the sub-region but blames the problem on the low revenue that accrues to the stations.
15:42
15:42

Arua Muslims Seek UGX 130m for New Burial Grounds 2

Muslim leaders in the area are attributing the situation to poor management of the cemetery that was established more than 50 years ago.
09:02
09:02

Science Teachers to Laydown Tools Over Gov't's Failure to Enhance Salaries 4 4

In the financial year 2018/2019, the government earmarked Shillings 98 billion to enhance the salaries of science teachers. However, the government reportedly used the money to enhance the salaries of other scientists leaving out the teachers.
16:38
16:38

Kitende, Mvara Advance to Post Primary Football Quarter Finals 1

Mukono Kings SS also stormed the quarter-finals after thrashing Royal Giant 9-8 in a penalty shootout following a goalless draw at greenlight stadium. Four other schools are expected to join Kitende, Mvara, Kibuli and Mukono Kings after completing their round of 16 fixtures that is scheduled for later today.
13:57
13:57

Police Officer in Arua Found Dead 1 1

However, at 6 am, Aluma's body was found hanging on a tree in mission cell, Komite ward, Ayivu West division, Arua City by a resident.
13:58
13:58

National Secondary Schools Football Tournament Kicks-Off in Arua City 1 2

The reigning champions St. Mary’s Kitende SS kick started their campaign with a 1-1 draw against Ikik Secondary School in a match played this morning at Arua Core PTC ground, Mvara.
09:20
09:20

Uproar as Arua Boda boda Presidential Tipper is Grounded 1 3 Top story

Safi Alema Tiyo, the former chairperson of the Arua Boda boda association expressed dissatisfaction over delays by the current leadership to repair the truck, saying that it could hurt the association.
12:17
12:17

Unrepaired Street Lights Fuel Insecurity in Arua 3 1

At least 50 solar street lights have remained unrepaired after breaking down for close to a year, posing a threat to road users during night hours.
14:29
14:29

Mother Arrested for Strangling Own Child to Death 1 1

One of the residents identified as Tabu Albino found the minor’s lifeless body lying in the suspect’s doorway around 6 am on Monday.
17:28
17:28

Shortage of Anaesthetic Officers Hindering Health Care in West Nile 3

According to the local government, human resource structure, every health center IV is supposed to have one anesthetic officer and an assistant. However, several health center IVs in the sub-region are operating without anesthetic officers.
07:41
07:41

Vendors Want Temporary Arua Market Closed 4 1 Top story

Samuel Ayoku, a vendor in the main market told URN in an interview that many of them have lost business since customers can not easily access their stalls. Ayoku, who deals in children’s clothes, says that they sometimes go without making any sales for several days.
08:51
08:51

West Nile LRA Victims Give Gov't Two Week's Ultimatum 2 4

Alex Matua, the chairperson of West Nile LRA war victims says, the failure of the government to respond to their demand will force them to reinstate the court case that they withdrew when the government promised to pay them.
19:35
19:35

Mother Arrested for Staking Child for UGX 300,000 Loan 1 2

According to police, the suspect reportedly borrowed the money from Christine Lekuru, a resident of Kirabu cell, in Arua Central Division to help her purchase firewood and charcoal for sale. In exchange, she left her three-year-old child with the lender.
15:26
15:26

NDA Raids West Nile Drug Outlets, Impounds Drugs Worth UGX 89.4m 2 2

The drugs were impounded during two weeks of enforcement operations that targeted 100 illegal drug outlets in the districts of Arua, Yumbe, Koboko, Madi-Okollo, Maracha, Terego, Nebbi, Zombo and Pakwach.
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