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16:51
16:51

Government Takes over Reconstruction of Lira-Kamdini Road The World Bank 5 1

The directive was issued by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni while in Oyam District during a meeting with the Members of Parliament and other leaders from the Lango sub-region, on Saturday. The meeting was, among others, discussing the poor state of the road, which stretches 78 kilometres from Corner Kamdini along the Kampala-Gulu highway to Lira town.
13:51
13:51

President Museveni Scraps Use of TIN in War Debt Claimants Compensation 4

The Finance Ministry had tasked all claimants in Lango, Acholi and Teso sub-region to obtain Tax Identification Numbers as a mandatory requirement for processing their payment. The number is a ten-digit code issued by the Uganda Revenue Authority to prospective Taxpayers to enable them to meet their tax obligations.
09:57
09:57

Lango MPs Cancel Demo After Meeting Museveni Parliament 2

The chairperson of Lango Parliamentary Group who is also the woman MP for Kole District Judith Alyek, issued a statement calling off the demonstration saying a new course of action will be taken after meeting the president. But Moses Okot, the Kyoga County MP who is also the vice-chairperson LPG has gone ahead to issue another, contradicting statement, saying the demo will still happen as planned
06:51
06:51

Former MP Arrested for "Inciting Violence" 3

Amiza said that he was mobilizing the Lango community to stage a peaceful demonstration over the poor status of Lira Kamdini road.
08:49
08:49

27-year-old in Custody for Raping Elderly Woman 2

According to reports, the suspect threatened to kill Ayo in case she tries to resist or make an alarm. The victim was later rushed to Iceme HC IV for medical examination while Aporo was arrested hours later while trying to flee.
07:14
07:14

Police Impound Eight Buses in Kamdini for Violating Curfew Oyam District. 1

The buses reportedly left Kampala between 5:30 pm and 6:00 pm and reached Kamdini Checkpoint between 11 pm and midnight. The majority of the passengers were business people who had traveled to Kampala to buy merchandise.
13:57
13:57

Ngai Secondary School Receives UGX 600M for Renovation 1 3

In 2010, President Museveni during his campaign in Oyam District pledged to renovate Ngai Senior Secondary School after it was destroyed by the Lord’s Resistance Army-LRA rebels.
07:30
07:30

Indian, Pakistani Businessmen Lose Billions in Dubious Business Deal 5 2

Basra Gurcharan of Guru Nanak Investment Uganda ltd, a sun flower oil milling company which has operated in Lira for the last 21 years said he supplied 381 tons of sunflower and 272 cotton seed which amounts to 1b and 600m shillings respectively but has not been paid a coin.
19:27
19:27

Thieves Break into Ariba Health Centre III 2

Reports indicate that the thugs broke into the Health Center on Thursday night and stole two boxes of coartem, unspecified laboratory apparatus, a solar battery from the maternity ward and a flat-screen television set.
17:21
17:21

Residents Stranded as Hailstorm Destroys Gardens in Oyam District 3 5

The storm uprooted bananas and destroyed countless gardens of cassava, maize and cabbages. The most affected villages are Obangangeo, Opwot, and Boda in Kulu-Abura parish Minakulu sub county.
12:08
12:08

Eight Critically Injured in Gulu – Kampala Highway Accident Oyam District 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the vehicle being driven by one Geoffrey Mayambala lost control and overturned multiple times after one of its tyres burst.
17:56
17:56

Man in Oyam District Kills Brother over Land Dispute man kills brother 1

Jonathan Ongom, a resident of Akaoidebe ‘B’ cell, Iceme sub-county used an axe to kill his brother Jonathan Kazura over a land row.
18:04
18:04

Fish Farmers in Oyam Decry Counterfeit Feeds Fish farming 4

Solomon Odwee, a fish farmer from Ogang Apur parish in Acaba Sub County lost nearly 4 million shillings after purchasing counterfeit feeds which killed almost all the fish in the pond.
09:41
09:41

UPDF Commander, 5 Others Remanded for Oyam Murder

Lt. Col. Nelson Ayebare, Pt. Emmanuel Ogete, Corporal Basaja Balaba Fred, Morris Oruk, Jimmy Okello and Boniface Ogwangwere were remanded on various counts.
13:13
13:13

Soldier, Two Civilians Arrested for Extortion in Oyam District

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Regional police spokesperson confirmed the arrest saying the suspects have confessed to the crimes.
14:37
14:37

Increase in Mob Action Worries Oyam District Authorities 3

Police registered more than 18 cases of mob action from Oyam district between January and April 2020, seven of them from Ngai sub-county. The victims were suspected to have committed crimes such as theft, robbery, murder, and burglary leading to their lynching.
15:58
15:58

Abok Massacre Survivors Push For Compensation 7 2

17 years later, the survivors of the massacre are still waiting for compensation from the government for what they say was its failure to protect them from the brutal attack.
08:29
08:29

UPDF Solider in Possession of Ivory Arrested in Oyam Gun

Obong, who is attached to 409 brigade in Arua district was arrested on Thursday following a tip off by concerned residents. The UPDF soldier was riding a motorcycle Reg No UFE 780M with the ivory tied in a mattress.
08:20
08:20

Government Installs First CT Machine in Northern Uganda 7 2

Dr. Thomas Malinga, the Oyam District Health Officer, said being the only referral hospital in the district, the installation of the CT scan will boost service delivery as well as improve their performance as a district.
12:25
12:25

One Killed, Scores Injured in YY Coach Accident 1 1

The deceased identified as Benedict Benson Asiimwe, a resident of Mubende District died from St. John XXIII Hospital Aber where he was rushed for emergency care.
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