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14:44
14:44

Two Drown in River Ayago 2

According to Okello, Toopacu drowned as he attempted to rescue Komakech who was drowning. Komakech’s body has since been recovered.
19:55
19:55

Nwoya Rehabilitates 95Km of Rural Roads to Boost Agriculture Production Aswa River 2 1

Nwoya District Chairperson Patrick Okello Oryema explains that the roads are expected to connect remote agriculture productive areas in Alero, Lungulu, Anaka and Purongo Sub-Counties to neighbouring markets in Amuru, Gulu and the entire Acholi sub region.
17:22
17:22

Man Arrested for Reporting False Abduction of Tourists 1 2

The man identified as Stephen Kakooza, a driver of Crane Mitsubishi motor vehicle registration UAY 061Z reported the case of abduction at Pakwach Police Station vide CRB:247/2020 alleging that he found three vehicles carrying abducted tourists parked along the Karuma - Arua highway.
20:10
20:10

Nwoya Schools Struggling to Implement Revised Secondary Curriculum learning materials 2 1

Lucy Okot Akello, the Head-teacher of Pope Paul VI Secondary School, Anaka says they have enrolled 150 Senior One students who are currently faced by lack of teachers for the optional subjects like Kiswahili and Chinse languages as well as Physical Education.
15:43
15:43

Police Searches for Tourists Purportedly Kidnapped in Murchison Falls foreign tourists 1

The incident allegedly happened on Thursday afternoon at around 3 p.m. inside Murchison Falls National Park, about 20 kilometres from Karuma bridge in Nwoya District. An initial police search for the abductees did not yield any results.
09:14
09:14

Crop-Devouring Desert Locusts Sighted in Nwoya Gardens Anaka Sub County 3 1

The deadly insects were randomly sighted in Got Lunyang and Aol ki Lyec villages in Lutuk Parish, Kochgoma Sub County; Obira village in Anaka Sub County, Purongo Sub-County and Nwoya District headquarters on Wednesday and Thursday.
17:32
17:32

Installation of Electric Fence Around Murchison Falls National Park Starts 1

The electric fence will be used to block elephants from accessing the communities. Bashir told URN that the each kilometre will cost 50 million shillings.
09:01
09:01

Nwoya District Auctions 300 Bags of Impounded Charcoal 1 1

Nwoya District Chairperson Patrick Okello Oryema told URN that each charcoal bag was sold between 10,000 and 15,000 Shillings depending on its size. He says that the district raised up to four million Shillings from the sale, which was held at Nwoya district headquarters on Thursday.
12:10
12:10

Farmers Decry Inadequate Information on Agricultural Insurance Scheme 3 1

John Inyani Isimimaro, a commercial farmer in Kiryandongo district disclosed that government policies are not being translated to benefit local farmers.
18:15
18:15

Nwoya District Wants UWA Revenue Sharing Guidelines Revised 3 1

Patrick Okello Oryema, the Nwoya LCV Chairperson says that since Nwoya was carved out of Gulu in 2010, the district has been continuously suffering immense destruction by stray animals from Murchison Falls National Park.
07:41
07:41

Floods Submerge Parra Docking Pier 1

Martin Owor, the Commissioner Disaster Management in the Office of the Prime Minister disclosed that OPM and Police teams have been dispatched to join District Disaster Management Committees (DDMCs) of the affected districts to try to manage the crisis.
18:00
18:00

Man Kills Brother in Domestic Brawl 1

Patrick Okello Oryema, the Nwoya District LC V chairperson told URN on Monday that the two siblings returned home drunk and separated to their different homes. He explains that Okello picked a quarrel with his wife, Christine Atto over food prompting Ojok to intervene and separate the duo and went back to his house. He adds that Okello later in the night at around 9:00 p.m followed his brother who was already sleeping inside his house and hit him severally on the head with a hand hoe killing instantly.
14:09
14:09

Over 1,000 Acres of Crop Gardens Destroyed by Stray Elephants in Nwoya 1 3

Felix Onencan, a farmer in Agung village says he has suffered unimaginable loss after the elephants destroyed his crops and shuttered his investment. He told URN that he procured a bank loan and hired 300 acres of land on which he planted soybean which has all been ruined.
13:57
13:57

Nwoya Parents Adamant to Embrace School Feeding Program 3 1

Justine Odong, parent in Purongo Sub County explains that a few parents have embraced feeding children in school and has led to improved enrollment and enhanced performance.
15:11
15:11

Mediterranean Fruit Flies Ravage Citrus Gardens in Nwoya Middle East 4 1

Richard Okello, a farmer from Lii sub-county explains that he earns over at least 1.5 million shillings from oranges during cold season but the strange flies have cut off his income stream.
16:48
16:48

Anaka Sub-County LCIII Chairperson Locked Out of Office 1

Led by Ben Oyoo, the Ywaya Parish LC III councillor and Secretary for Health and Education, the councillors allege that Opobo has been involving in fraudulent land deals and conducting illegal meetings on behalf of the council among others.
12:33
12:33

Elephants Invade Anaka Town Council

Patrick Okello Oryema the LCV chairperson Nwoya district says the two elephants have destroyed close to 15 acres of food crops including maize, bananas sesame among other crops in the affected area.
15:04
15:04

Nwoya Service Providers Protest Exclusion from Oil and Gas Opportunities equal opportunities 4

Statistics available by Total E&P Uganda indicate that as of October 2018, more than 350 grievances since 2012 have been sorted with the involvement of various stakeholders including district leaders depending on the grievance.
19:15
19:15

Cassava Brown Streak Disease Destroys Gardens in Nwoya 2 1

Alfred Kilama, the Nwoya District Agriculture Officer confirmed the presence of the disease which he says started in 2017. He said the disease is not prevalent only in Nwoya but has been confirmed in neighbouring Amuru, Gulu and Omoro districts.
11:10
11:10

Nwoya District Suspends Total Sponsored Football Mini League TOTAL UGANDA 3

Patrick Okello Oryema, the Nwoya District LC V chairperson, says despite their discussions with Total to consider the local business community, their advice was ignored.
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