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17:06
17:06

Four Pakwach District Police Officers Found Guilty of Corruption 2 1

The four together with the Officer in Charge of Traffic Innocent Mafabi were reportedly given a sum of 675 million Shillings to pay 162 Special Police Constables for manning the February 2021 general elections. But each Special Police Constable was paid 370,000 Shillings instead of 375,000 Shillings, which had been budgeted for.
18:33
18:33

Pakwach Police Detain their OC for Dei over Break-in, Theft of Motorcycle and Exhibits 2 2

Assistant Inspector of Police Samson Odongo, the OC of Dei Police Post was picked up on Sunday after some unknown persons broke in to the Police post and took away a Police motorcycle Registration Number UP 8313, a Fuel Tank and some exhibits like mattresses that had been kept in the office.
16:09
16:09

Pakwach Health Centre IV Struggling to Treat Patients Due to Shortage of Oxygen oxygen shortage 2 2

The health facility which receives patients from parts of Nwoya, Nebbi and the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC is operating on a single oxygen cylinder which is also shared by at least three patients in the ICU daily.
13:21
13:21

Fire Guts Business Premises in Pakwach Town Council 1

Dominic Openjuru, the Community Liaison Officer for Pakwach district told URN on Monday morning that the fire started at the wee hours of Monday morning at around 2:00 AM.
10:58
10:58

Over 50 Casual Laborers Arrested in Pakwach for Travelling During Curfew 1 1

They were intercepted at 2 a.m. last night at Pakwach check-point while travelling in a Nile Coach Bus which was hired to take off for Kampala from Arua after midnight. The Ugandan government has maintained a nighttime curfew running between 9 p.m. and 5: 30 a.m, as one of the measures to control movement and contain COVID-19.
09:04
09:04

Two Congolese Soldiers Arrested Lake Albert 1 1

According to reports, the armed Congolese soldiers carried an impromptu raid on the fishermen at around 9 pm accusing them of encroaching on the Congolese side. They arrested the fishermen and took away their gears to Congo.
14:53
14:53

UNRA Seeks Permanent Solution to Pakwach Floods 2 3

Bernard Byakagaba, the UNRA Engineer for Gulu station says though the floodwaters receded without cutting off the roads again, UNRA teams have set out to assess the threat and devise a permanent solution which will involve installing more culverts and open more channels to allow free flow of water
17:58
17:58

River Nile Boat Accident Death Toll Increases to 4 Josephine Angucia 1

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Region Police Spokesperson says the accident victims were travelling to their gardens in Bira village in Nwoya district when their boat capsized because of heavy wind.
12:25
12:25

One Dead, Four Missing As Boat Capsizes in River Nile boat accident

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Police Spokesperson, says the Olobodegi Parish Chief informed the Officer in Charge of Panyango Police post about the incident, who entered a case of death by drowning vide SD Ref.
18:02
18:02

Four Dead, Dozens Injured in Deadly Clashes Between Alur and Acholi in Nwoya Nwoya district 1 1

It is said that hundreds of Alur people were fired at and several of their houses burnt down by soldiers guarding Brig. Charles Otema Awany's farm, bringing another twist to a long-term conflict between the two cultural groups.
15:49
15:49

Three Covid-19 Positive Truck Drivers Intercepted in Pakwach covid19 pandemic 1

Swaib Toko, the Resident District Commissioner Packwach, says that the truck drivers and eight passengers they were travelling with were intercepted on Thursday night at the URA checkpoint.
18:19
18:19

One Killed as Bus Knocks Hippopotamus in Nwoya 2 1

The bus registration number UBG 001C belonging to St. James School of Comprehensive Nursing and Midwifery was returning from Bileafe Sub County in Terego Arua district.
12:51
12:51

Pakwach Introduces Ordinance to Curb Open Defecation 3

Open defection is a common phenomenon in most of the 57 landing sites in Pakwach district, which is escalating the spread of water borne diseases. Some of the villages where open defecation is prevalent include Kamana A, Lubiri B, Pujwang, Kamana B, Kijaja, Wanglei A, Wanglei B, Mangele, Lubiri A, Singla and Dei A and Dei B landing sites.
16:34
16:34

Six Killed In Pakwach Accident 2

Swaib Toko, the Pakwach Resident District Commissioner, says five people died on the spot while one died on arrival at Angal hospital where he had been referred to from Pakwach health center four.
19:21
19:21

Police Probes Death of DRC National in Panyimur 1 2

The deceased only identified as Odii in his 40’s was found lying unconscious at the road junction between Panyimur and Parombo in the night of Wednesday after he was reportedly beaten by a mob for reasons yet to be known.
16:04
16:04

Motorcyclist Knocked Dead By Speeding Lorry in Packwach 1

The accident which occurred on Tuesday involved a lorry registration number UAG 573 Q belonging to Mukwano Group of Companies. The lorry knocked three people who were on the motorcycle, killing the rider on spot.
20:44
20:44

Blocked Waterway Caused Pakwach Floods 2 3

A part of River Nile in Nwoya district burst its banks on Tuesday causing floods that paralyzed business and transport on the road, the main gateway to West Nile region. Hundreds of vehicles and Trucks remained stranded as the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA closed the adjacent Bridge.
15:51
15:51

Pakwach Residents Want Gov't to Take Over Community School 2

P1-P5 pupils study under trees while P.6 pupils study under the dilapidated Vungadit Church of Uganda.
18:34
18:34

Mob Kills Pakwach Widow 1

Robert Odia, the LC 3 chairperson Alwi Sub County, says another 50-year-old woman identified as Christine Lemachu who was administering the herbs to the boy was also critically injured in the fracas.
19:22
19:22

Eight Arrested in Pakwach Inter-Clan Clashes 3

The suspects are, according to Police, the ringleaders of the violent clashes which erupted this morning leading to the destruction of 50 grass thatched houses, the death of 40 head of cattle and disappearance of three people. The two sides are fighting over 500-acres of communally owned land in Panyigoro parish.
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