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08:05
08:05

Over 100 Displaced as River Zoka Floods Ukusijoni Sub-County UNRA 2 1

Evelyn Droru, one of the affected residents says that the floods were triggered by a two-day downpour received in the area. She further notes that access to schools have become a challenge for their children since all the connecting bridges in these areas are submerged.
23:17
23:17

Two Suspects Escape While On Transit In Madi Okollo Uganda Police Force 1 2

Jude Wannonda, the officer in charge of rhino camp police station says none of the escapees have been re-arrested but the police officer who was transporting the suspects to Okollo Central Police station has been arrested to aid with investigations. According to Wannonda, the suspects escaped while in handcuffs.
07:36
07:36

Two Arrested For Offering UGX 2M Bribe to Police Officer investigation 1 1

The suspects, identified as Annet Ajikia and Brian Nyakuta, both residents of Nyio Village, Nyio Parish, Vurra Sub County in Arua District, were arrested on Sunday, April 14, 2024.
18:20
18:20

Fire Guts 23 Houses in Arua City 2

Esau Juruni, the LCI Chairperson for Nunu cell in Ayivu Division in Arua City said the fire started on Thursday at around 8:00 pm from one of the houses in the area.
12:51
12:51

Electrician in Zombo Arrested Over Death of Two Children 1 1

Preliminary police reports indicate that the two toddlers drowned on Wednesday in a pit that was reportedly dug by Omirambe, following a heavy downpour in the area.
11:36
11:36

Leaders Hail UPDF for Crackdown on South Sudan Gunmen 4 1

Over the past years, residents along the disputed border areas of Uganda-South Sudan have grappled with invasions by armed assailants from South Sudan into Uganda, especially in Oraba Town Council in Koboko District and Kerwa, Kochi, Midigo Sub-Counties in Yumbe District.
15:21
15:21

Police in Arua City Impound Numberless Motorcycles Used in Robberies 1

The motorcycles which include Senke and Bajaj models were impounded during an intelligence-led operation carried out in the City outskirts on Tuesday.13 suspects were also arrested during the operation.
13:05
13:05

Men in West Nile Overcome Stigma, Report GBV Cases 2 1

Statistics from the Arua Child and Family Protection Unit indicate that 12 cases of GBV against men were recorded in December, 13 cases in January and 10 cases in February, an indication more men in the sub-region are overcoming obstacles to report violence meted against them.
20:01
20:01

Suspect Commits Suicide In Maracha Police Cell 1

Police sources say that the suspect allegedly took advantage of being alone in the cell to commit suicide. He was found dangling on the door burglars of the police cells by one of the police officers at around 6:30pm.
15:34
15:34

Sale of Alcohol Banned As Secondary School Ball Games Kick Off in Arua City 1 2

Over the past years, secondary school ball games in the city and other districts in the West Nile region have been marred with cases of violent fights among students of especially rival schools which often results in injuries, destruction of school properties and sometimes loss of life.
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.
11:20
11:20

Inde Technical School Students Destroy Property in Riot 3 1

Raphael Akaka, the deputy head teacher explains that in the ensuing melee, one of the teachers got injured on the leg after he was hit by stones pelted by the rowdy students.
09:53
09:53

Police Officer in Terego Arrested for Soliciting UGX 200,000 Bribe IGG 1

Deputy Sergeant Sanyu Fatuma Sebbi, the officer in Charge of Criminal Investigations (CID) was arrested on Thursday by detectives from the Inspectorate of Government Arua regional office with the help of police.
10:42
10:42

Five Post Bank Staff in Custody Over Theft of UGX 138M 2 1

Preliminary reports indicate that the money went missing during transit from the Post Bank Arua branch, which is located along Avenue Road in Arua City to Yumbe District, an allegation the bank has since denied.
08:50
08:50

78 Suspects Arrested as Police Bursts Criminal Gang in Arua City 3 1

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Region Police Spokesperson, explained that the operations are meant to tackle the recent surge in cases of Insecurity within the city.
08:03
08:03

17-Year-Old Girl Killed in Maracha 1

Her body with wounds on the head was discovered on Thursday near a disco hall at Muniaba trading center in Loinya Parish, Yivu sub-county.
10:27
10:27

Newly Married Couple Killed In Arua City Petrol Inferno 1

Josephine Angucia, the Police spokesperson for the West Nile region explains that although the Regional Fire Brigade team rushed to the scene after getting the information at 11:43pm, they found Anguezaru had already burnt beyond recognition. She says that the Fire brigade crew managed to extinguish the fire and saved the neighbouring buildings.
10:19
10:19

Adjumani Battles New Wave of Vehicle Number Plate Theft 1 1

Ignatius Dragudu, the North West Nile Region Police Spokesperson explains that the masterminds mostly target vehicles parked at residential places and by the roadside. According to Dragudu, there is need for increased vigilance and neighbourhood watch among the community amidst the new wave of crime in the district.
13:22
13:22

Museveni Orders Independent Enquiry into Madi Okollo Shooting 2

On Wednesday last week, URA enforcement officers, engaged in impounding unregistered motorcycles at Okollo Town Council, reportedly fired shots when residents began throwing stones in an attempt to stop the operation.
10:52
10:52

Madi Okollo URA Shooting Victim Succumbs to Injuries 1 1

David Agbara, the LC III Chairperson for Okollo Town Council says that Acidri who was shot in the stomach died at around 8 pm shortly after undergoing an operation at Nebbi General Hospital.
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