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17:11
17:11

Apac NRM Supporters Turned Away From Registration 6 1

It has emerged that while they were issued with national IDS, the majority had deposited them with money lenders as collateral to secure loans.
07:33
07:33

Ogora Clan Enthrones New Chief After a 10- Years Leadership Gap 4 1 Top story

Following the enthronement, Odur Ebii took the opportunity to encourage the Ogora clan and the entire Lango community to show respect for their leaders.
09:06
09:06

NALIRRI Headquarters Relocated From Nakyesasa To Apac 5 2

The institute will have the beef, diary, vaccinology, and entomology research programs while the biosciences research programs will remain at Nakyesasa because of its proximity to other National Laboratories like Kawanda and Namulonge.
08:08
08:08

Akokoro Sub County Residents Demand Compensation 3 2

In 2018, the government deployed soldiers to evict squatters from Maruzi ranch, covering 11 villages in Akokoro and Ibuje Sub-counties. The ranch, with a 50-year leasehold title, was allocated to Hillside Agricultural Limited for palm oil cultivation, leading to resistance from Acamcabu residents who claimed the land was rightfully theirs.
08:02
08:02

Lira University Lecturer Collapses to Death 3 1

He explained that the deceased collapsed and passed away shortly after leaving Lira Main Market where he had gone to purchase food.
07:47
07:47

Tears as Soldiers Demolish Over 100 Houses in Maruzi Ranch 3

enis Ayo, a father of eight and a resident of Acamcabu says that all his three grass-thatched houses were set ablaze by the soldiers. Ayo, who claimed to have lost all household properties in the house fire, said they are now sleeping in the cold and living a miserable life appealing for immediate intervention from the government.
07:44
07:44

Lango Paramount Chief Suspends Electoral Commission 4 1

“I expected all of you to come and meet me after swearing in but only Mr. Tom Otim reached my palace. Appointed chairman of the Electoral Commission should have been sworn in the office again but not to start working without an appointment," the letter reads in part.
07:46
07:46

Akena To UPC Supporters: I Am Ready for the Challenge 6 2 Top story

Akena, who represents Lira East City Division in parliament, is the son of the late Apollo Milton Obote, who played a pivotal role in Uganda's journey to independence.
10:13
10:13

Apac Residents Petition Museveni over Maruzi Ranch Land 3 4

In their petition dated 15th June 2023 copied to the National Resistance Movement Party-Regional Mobilizer Lango, Minister of State for Economic Monitoring, and the Office of the Government Chief Wipe, residents want the government to return to them the 10 square kilometer part of Maruzi ranch.
16:04
16:04

Apac District Leaders Accused of Conniving with Pastoralists to Grab Land 4 1

The residents pinned Apac Resident District Commissioner George Abudul and District Chairman Odongo Asante for taking a bribe from the herdsmen to allow them to graze animals on the community land against a government directive to evict them from the entire region.
09:22
09:22

Demand for Maruzi Ranch Land by Lango Cooperative Union Attracts Mixed Reactions 2 4

William Ogwang, the LCI Chairman of Acamcabu village, claims that since the eviction order in 2019, UPDF officers guarding the ranch land have prevented them from cultivating their own land.
15:24
15:24

Apac Businessman Shot Dead at His Home Gate

Reports indicate that after supplying wholesale items using his tipper truck Registration Number UAU 690Q, the deceased returned to his shop in the evening, loaded more items to be supplied the next morning, and balanced his books up to around 11:30 pm when he left for home in the same vehicle.
09:35
09:35

Pupils Study Under Trees After Wind Blows Off Classroom Roof 1 3

The winds blew off the roof of the block hosting the P1 and P2 classes on Monday and threw some of the sheets on top of a mango tree, under which the teachers were seated whereas others fell next to the block.
08:24
08:24

Apoi Sub County Leaders Ban Charcoal Business 2 1

James Ogwal Odyang, the Apoi Sub County LC III Chairperson, says that the bylaw is intended to stop the influx of people in charcoal burning and reduce tree cutting. He says that plans are underway to distribute 10,000 tree seedlings to residents to mitigate climate change.
07:53
07:53

Apac Seed School Gets Solar Power System 2 2 Top story

James Akeba, the head teacher of Apac Seed Secondary School, says that the school which became operational in January 2020 has been operating in darkness due to the absence of power. Akeba believes the installation of solar power will improve academic performance in the school.
12:47
12:47

Acamcabu Residents Stranded Four Years Following Eviction Notice Maruzi Ranch 4 1

The government directed the more than 200 households in Acamcabu village near the ranch to vacate the area. The government subsequently deployed Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) soldiers to carry evict the residents.
11:05
11:05

Shock as Four Children Drown in Swamp 2

The area LC I Chairperson, Bosco Okello, identifies the deceased as Akena and Odoch, both grandsons to Sarofino Ogwal and Akica, and Ekwang, all residents of the same area.
07:06
07:06

Panic in Apac as Suspected Ebola Patient Dies 3

Francis Leone Oceng, the Acting Apac District Health Officer confirmed Masaba's death, saying they have submitted his samples to the Uganda Virus Research Center Entebbe for Testing.
17:10
17:10

40 Private Schools in Apac Risk Closure Over EMIS Registration 3

Bosco Elyak, the District Education Officer (DEO) Apac says all private schools which have not registered their learners will be closed and all teachers who are not registered will also be affected.
09:22
09:22

Delayed Repair of Masindi Port Ferry Irks Travelers 3

The ferry which connects residents in Apac to Kiryandongo district through Masindi Port and Kungu routes across River Nile, broke down two weeks ago leaving several travelers stranded.
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