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11:41
11:41

Residents Cautioned Against Self-medication As Red Eye Hits Pakwach 1 2

Fuathum Judith Kigezi, the Pakwach Environmental Health Officer discloses that several health facilities have continued to receive increasing cases of Red Eye disease among the community members including learners.
08:31
08:31

Donated Walking Tractors Lying Idle in Madi Okollo 5 1

Benard Leku, the councilor for Rhino Camp sub-county, revealed that tractors allocated to Ewanga sub-county and Inde Town council have remained uncollected at the district headquarters since December last year.
13:29
13:29

Market Tenderers in Madi Okollo Faulted for Non-Remittance of Revenue Local Revenue 4 1

Reuben Candia, a member of the committee disclosed that out of the total 187 million shillings budgeted revenue for Market tenders in the current financial 2023/2024 only 70 million shillings had been remitted by the tenderers by the end of February 2024.
08:48
08:48

Two Arrested For Destroying Shea Nut Trees in Madi Okollo shear nut trees 1 1

Preliminary reports indicate that the duo allegedly gave permission to a yet to be identified charcoal dealer to cut down an acre of shear nut plantation located in Ocebu parish after reportedly soliciting for a bribe of 80,000 from the charcoal dealer.
12:43
12:43

Half of the Population in Yumbe Lacks Access to Safe Water 3 1

Bernard Magara, the District Water Officer, highlights the disproportionate impact on women and children, who bear the brunt of inadequate access to safe water.
12:24
12:24

Arua City Offers Free Stalls in New Market to Vendors 1 2

Under the initiative, the vendors will be given a six-month grace period to settle in the main market to enable them raise enough money before they start paying monthly fees for the stalls.
17:48
17:48

Crisis In Yumbe Schools, Transfered Teachers Refuse to Relocate 1 3 Top story

Most schools are in a crisis because most of the newly transferred teachers have not moved to their new duty stations. Its a month since Yumbe District authorities effected the transfers.
10:05
10:05

VHTs in Obongi Demand Payment of Allowances 1 5

Ramadhan Longa, one of the affected VHTs in Obongi Town Council explains that most of the VHTs received partial payment of 296,000 Shillings, which is far below the 528,000 Shillings they were entitled to.
08:58
08:58

Land Wrangles Threaten Food Security in Nebbi District 3 1

Collins Oromchan Jalachida, the LC3 chairperson of Erussi sub-county, attributes the surge in land conflicts to the region's increasing population and insecurity over land tenure.
11:33
11:33

Suspected Measles Kills Two Children in Koboko 3

Koboko District Secretary for Health and Education Isaac Todoko explains that the children, both below five years died after developing skin rash, cough, fever, sore throat and white spots inside the mouth.
10:19
10:19

Terego District Battles Suspected Chicken Pox Outbreak 4 1

Oresto Butele, an elder in Fokovu cell in Aaa Ward, Leju Town council says that several affected families have resorted to using local herbs such as eucalyptus and orange leaves to manage the illness since most of them lack proper knowledge about the skin disease.
07:27
07:27

Zombo Grapples With Low Primary School Completion Rate Among Girls 3 1

According to data from the district, out of every 100 girls who enroll in primary one, only 27 can complete primary seven, indicating a dropout rate of 73 girls before completing primary education.
09:02
09:02

Maracha District Imposes UGX 10,000 on Staff Loans to Boost Revenue 1 2

According to Stephen Obitre, the move is aimed at enhancing the local revenue Mobilization efforts for the district to improve service delivery.
11:28
11:28

Teachers in Yumbe District Protest Transfers 3

Early this month, the Yumbe District Education Department announced the transfer of about 300 teachers targeting teachers who have overstayed at their old workstations for more than five years.
14:40
14:40

Arua City Moves to Enforce New Physical Development Plan 3 1

The new physical development plan for the period 2022-2040 was launched in September 2023. It was developed by the Global Green Growth Institute and Mott MacDonald with support from the European Union under “Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization project.
07:30
07:30

OPM Issues Ultimatum for Stalled DRDIP Projects in Adjumani 3

This ultimatum follows the halt of at least three DRDIP sub-projects in the district, with the six-month extension period granted by the World Bank set to expire in June this year, after the initial five-year period ended on December 30, 2023.
08:53
08:53

Nebbi Municipality Emyooga SACCOs Disappear With Millions of Funds 3 1

Geoffrey Ngirkeri, the Nebbi municipal Mayor, reveals that out of the 18 Emyooga SACCOs that received initial funding from the government, only 4 have received additional funds. Ngirkeri emphasizes plans to revitalize the disbanded SACCOs to ensure fund recovery.
12:50
12:50

Leaders Demand Rhino Camp Health Center IV Turned Into Hospital Ministry of Health 1 3

Dr. Caesar Dravu, the in charge of Rhino camp health center IV explains that with the help of the local leaders, they last year secured additional land for the facility which can now host a district hospital.
13:09
13:09

Terego District Commercial Officer On Spot Over Emyooga Accountability 1 2

Mario Obiga Kania, the Member of parliament for Terego East constituency also the State Minister for Lands, Housing and Urban development challenged the elected leaders not to sleep on their job but monitor government programmes like Emyooga and the Parish Development Module (PDM)
15:43
15:43

DRDIP Infrastructure Projects Worth UGX11Bn Idle In West Nile 1

According to the audit report, Yumbe District Local Government has 7 unutilised projects, followed by Moyo District Local Government with 6 Madi-Okollo District Local Government with 2 projects and Obongi District Local Government with one unutilized project.
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