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09:10
09:10

Leaders Accuse Security Over Fresh Illegal Logging in Mt Kei Forest 3 1

Residents of Kei sub-county in Yumbe district have accused security personnel of providing protection to trucks carrying Afzelia Africana logs, making it difficult for the community to intervene.
11:41
11:41

Koboko District LCV Vice Chairperson Accused of Misusing Gov’t Motorcycle 4

It is alleged that on February 18, 2023, the motorcycle which was hired by a man believed to be Muki’s neighbor knocked Kirilo Ayata, a resident of Bongo village, Ayipe parish Kuluba Sub-County who was riding a motorcycle.
09:50
09:50

West Nile Leaders Demand Heightened Security Along Uganda-South Sudan Border 1 5

Moses Abajo, the Kerwa Sub-County Chairperson in Yumbe District explains that the rampant insecurity along the Uganda-South Sudan border is being fueled by the numerous porous entry points which bandits are taking advantage of especially at night.
07:40
07:40

Three Drown in Well 3 1

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Region police spokesperson, says that the incident around 12:00 pm at Grina Gardens Hotel in Lipa cell, Mengo Ward, Koboko Municipality.
14:34
14:34

UPDF to Redeploy Along Uganda-South Sudan Border 2 1

Tom Olinga, the Koboko Resident District Commissioner explains that they resolved during a joint security meeting between Uganda and South Sudanese Officials held at Koboko district headquarters on Monday that the UPDF moves to redeploy along the border as one of the interventions to prevent further incursions by the bandits.
16:55
16:55

Rival Koboko Schools Sign Agreement to End Inter-School Fights 2 6

The head prefect of St. Charles Lwanga Koboko, Cosmas Geria expressed excitement over the agreement noting that the idea of ending their hostilities started in the first term this year, and now says he is confident that the agreement will greatly help to improve the declining academic performance in both schools.
23:04
23:04

Koboko Taxi Operators Demonstrate Over Tender 3 1

Ratib Muki, the Public Relations Officer for the association accuses the municipality of awarding the taxi park tender to a company that have never invested in the taxi business. He further noted that the awarding process was untrustworthy.
17:06
17:06

Maracha CAO Arrested For Failing to Interdict Staff 2

Paul Walakira, was arrested on Friday by officials from the Inspectorate of Government-IG in Koboko Municipality.
16:01
16:01

Child Killed, Five Others Injured by Blast in Koboko Koboko Municipality 1 3

The injured are identified as Sharif Rogota 7, Mudashiri Raisi 10, Habib 10, Yusuf Lega 10, and Lucky Yasir 12, all pupils of Nile Junior Nursery and Primary school. They are now admitted at Koboko Hospital for treatment of injuries.
17:28
17:28

UGX 51M Briquette Making Project Stalls in Koboko Koboko Muncipality 4

Eric Moses, the Project Committee Chairperson, says that the delayed implementation of the project has created suspicion among the beneficiaries that the funds could have been mismanaged. He says that although they opened a bank account and were given a cheque for the project, it is not clear when implementation will commence.
15:52
15:52

Anglican Founded Secondary School Rejects Muslim Headteacher 1 2

The School, located in Koboko District, is founded by the Church of Uganda under the Madi and West Nile Diocese. It's on the basis of its foundation that Rev. Tom Lemeri, the Chairperson of the Board of Governors rejected the appointment of Zubeir Data Ismail, as the school headteacher.
09:35
09:35

Koboko Stuck with Ox Ploughs 1

"These ox ploughs were brought under the presidential Pledges. Unfortunately, the beneficiaries were not identified. They just brought them and said, this was a presidential Pledge. So how do you begin to look for people?” Onzima noted.
11:43
11:43

Koboko School Gets UGX 350M Science Laboratory South Sudan 2

The Shillings 350million laboratory was constructed by the Japanese government under the Assistance for Grassroots Human Security grant project.
07:41
07:41

Over 500 People Encroach on Koboko Airfield Land 2 Top story

Paul Aloro, one of the elders in Koboko and a former pilot during Amin’s regime, says that the airfield was established to link Uganda to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Sudan given the strategic location of the District. "It's now more than 30 years. I don't see planes landing there," Aloro said.
07:25
07:25

Child Abuse Cases Surge in Koboko District 3 1

These include150 cases of physical violence, 130 cases of child neglect, 81 cases involving children in conflict with the law, 25 cases of defilement, 11 cases of rape, 11 cases of child abandonment and six cases of child-to-child sex.
09:25
09:25

Family Accuses Suspended Arua Priest of Child Neglect Arua Diocese 1 3 Top story

According to Idede, Eguma has not been providing any support for their child ever since she returned from Arua city a year ago. Idede, a former S3 student of Logiri Girls Secondary School in the Arua district, says she has been brewing local waragi, which she sells to get money to provide for her child.
10:35
10:35

Koboko Leaders Bitter Over Illegal Operations of Tobacco Company 3

Koboko LC 5 Chairperson, Ashraf Mambo accuses the company of failing to adhere to the guidelines set by the district. which among others include setting up a demonstration afforestation farm.
07:12
07:12

Three Schools Closed Over Clashes in Koboko 1 2 Top story

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Region Police Spokesperson, says that three students are in the custody of Koboko central police station in connection to the clashes. According to Angucia, the clashes between the students of Nyangilia SS and Koboko Public SS resulted from a long-standing feud.
21:40
21:40

Ten Arrested Over Koboko Town College School Strike 1 1

The students went on strike on Friday night after the school administration suspended one of their colleagues after he allegedly had a heated argument with one of the Police officers deployed to provide security at the school.
07:12
07:12

One killed, Three Injured As Mob Attempts to Raid URA Office 4

Dr. Wilson Sanya, the mayor of Koboko municipality, says that the chaos erupted at around 10 am when a URA enforcement team from the Oraba border shot and injured a Boda boda rider suspected to have been involved in fuel smuggling using their vehicle.
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