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13:52
13:52

Murder Suspect Commits Suicide in Yumbe Police Cell 1

Isaac Andabati was charged with attempted murder. However, as investigations continued on Thursday, he was reportedly kept alone in the cells and police were shocked to find his body hanging on the roof of the cells using his clothes at dusk on Friday.
14:45
14:45

Yumbe Police Officer Committed to High Court Over Aggravated Defilement 2 1

Bernard Moro, the victim's father, claimed that the Police with support from the suspect's colleagues, pledged to pay him four cows and 2million Shillings to settle the matter but he rejected it all.
15:55
15:55

Gen. Ali Bamuze Family Cries Out to Museveni for Help 2 2

During the funeral, President Museveni made several pledges to the family. Bamuze’s son Ali Abdu Adaku Bamuze, says that six years down the road after the death of their father, the president is yet to fulfil the pledges he made at the burial of their late father, Bamuze on October 7th 2015 in Yumbe.
15:09
15:09

Yumbe Regional Referral Hospital Hit By Lack of Funds human resources 4 1 Top story

Alfred Yayi, the District Health Officer (DHO) Yumber Alfred Yayi, says that the facility lacks funds to recruit workers and offer services to the community
17:18
17:18

Bidi Bidi Refugees Struggle to Access Farmlands as Food Aid Cut Bites 1 1

The refugees say that the cut in food aid ration to them by the World Food Program -WFP in April has negatively impacted their livelihoods and left most of them helplessly surviving on one meal a day. The WFP in April 2020 announced a 30% reduction in the relief food ration it distributes to refugees and asylum seekers, in Uganda. It also warned that further cuts could follow.
16:46
16:46

Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement Hit by COVID-19 Wave COVID19 pandemic 3 2

Solomon Osakan, the Refugee Desk Officer for West Nile told URN that 13 refugees tested positive for the deadly disease in two lots that arrived mid last week and are currently in an isolation uni. He adds that they have resolved to close all the porous border points as a measure to curb a surge in COVID-19 cases.
12:39
12:39

Lodonga Minor Basilica Marks 60 Years of Existence 4 2

Presiding over the celebrations, Rt. Rev. Sabino Ochan Odoki, the Bishop of Arua Diocese said the Basilica is a special gift from God for the diocese of Arua, Uganda and Africa as a whole. Bishop Sabino urged Christians to pray and uphold their faith in the Blessed Virgin Mary who intercedes for the universal church.
12:01
12:01

Wildfire Kills 38-Year-Old Woman in Yumbe 2

Mohamad Yazid, the husband to the deceased who had taken her to the health center disclosed that on arrival home, he left her seated outside with a relative and went into the house to rest, only to wake up from the house after hearing cries from the relative he had left the wife with.
08:28
08:28

Increasing Defilement, Early Marriages in Refugee Camps Worry Leaders child abuse 3 2 Top story

Moses Wenga, a refugee welfare council in Bidibidi base camp in Yumbe district, says the cases of defilement for the last five months are worrying.
10:05
10:05

Refugees in Bidi Bidi Decry Lack of Staple Foods solomon osakan 3 2

Moses Wenger a refugee welfare council three officer BidiBidi says some of the refugees have gone as far as stealing beans from other homes inside the camp.
12:07
12:07

Yumbe District Leaders Speak Out on Interdiction of RDC 1 1

Andama was interdicted by the office of the President on July 2nd in a letter signed by Yunus Kakande, Secretary office of the President on five accounts including corruption and disclosure of classified information.
12:59
12:59

Yumbe RDC Interdicted Over Corruption, Disclosure of Information 2

“In accordance with section F-5 paragraph 8 of the Public Service standing orders 2010, I’m interdicting and forwarding you to the Rewards and Sanctions Committee of Office of the President. You are barred from exercising duties and functions of RDC Yumbe with immediate effect,” reads the letter in part.
11:32
11:32

S. Sudan Pledges to Stop Illegal Entry of Forces into Yumbe updf soldiers 2 3 Top story

Another resident of Fitina Mbaya who only identified himself as Swaleh, said in July 2019, some SPLA soldiers stormed his shop and picked 3 mobile phones, 2 solar panels, a box of soap, silver fish and seven goats from his home.
13:13
13:13

Yumbe Sub County Councilors Seek Legal Action over Unpaid Honoraria 1 1

Up to 56 councillors from the Sub Counties of Kuru, Lodonga and Yumbe Town Council are seeking payments amounting to 12.7 million Shillings for the financial year 2017/18. An additional payment of 109 million Shillings is sought to cover payments to councillors from all 13 Sub Counties of Yumbe district for the financial year 2018/19.
07:45
07:45

Yumbe NRM Leaders to Snub Museveni Meeting 2

In a meeting of NRM leaders and supporters on Thursday, in Yumbe, the leaders unanimously resolved that they will not travel to Nebbi to meet the President. They want the President to meet them separately in Yumbe.
19:34
19:34

South Sudan Refugees Surpass Emergency Water Threshold 5 1

Juliao says crossing the emergency threshold is a significant gain made in eliminating persistent water crisis in Bidi Bidi refugee Settlement. He says before crossing the threshold, agencies had to collect and treat water from River Nile, a distance of more than 50 Kilometers using water bowser tracks for refugees to access water every day.
21:39
21:39

Sheer Nut Tree Kills Four in Yumbe, Injures Six Others Critically

The deceased include Annet Odrajoru and her two children Luke Odama and another whose identity wasn’t readily established.
09:14
09:14

Bidibidi Riots: Errant WFP Officials Face Dismissal, Deportation 2 3 Top story

Mark Kelly, WFP security advisor for Eastern and Central Africa, blamed the refugees for acting contrary to the laws and guidelines for refugees and more so attacking and beating WFP staff. He noted that the WFP will not tolerate any unruly behavior by the refugees
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