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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.
16:00
16:00

Experts Blame Malaria As Infant Mortality Shoots Up in West Nile public health 3 1

The latest Uganda Demographic and Health Survey (UDHS) report for 2022 reveals that the infant mortality rate in the West Nile region is 54.9 deaths per 1,000 live births, the highest in the country.
11:39
11:39

13 Suspected Red Eye Cases Reported in Arua City Schools Ministry of Health 1

Dr. Pontius Apangu, the principal health officer for Arua City explains that the suspected cases now under isolation are from Arua Technical Institute Ragem, and that they have also received alerts in some schools in Tanganyika ward, Arua Central.
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.
14:12
14:12

Land Wrangles Threaten Madi, West Nile Diocese 1 3

The most affected institutions include Kuluva Hospital, located along Arua Nebbi Road Uganda Christian University -Arua Campus, and Ringili Primary School all located in Vurra sub-County, Arua District, which occupy about 8,725 acres of land under leasehold land tenure.
10:58
10:58

Two Family Members Die in Maracha Road Accident Josephine Angucia 1

Josephine Angucia, the Police Spokesperson for the West Nile region explains that the accident occurred when the two victims who were riding on the same motorcycle rammed into a stationary Fuso Fighter vehicle that had developed a mechanical fault.
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.
07:41
07:41

Schools Scramble for Limited Play Grounds in Arua City curriculum vitae 3 1 Top story

Samuel Alicemari from Bright Star Nursery and Primary School states that they will not participate due to the lack of a playground for athletics training and the limited number of learners.
09:37
09:37

Two killed, Four Injured in Arua City Road Crash Josephine Angucia 1

Preliminary investigations indicate that the Toyota Harrier, which was traveling from the Koboko side to Arua City, lost control and collided with the Toyota Corolla coming from Arua City and headed towards the Koboko side.
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.
12:02
12:02

Police Probe Theft of Baby at Koboko Hospital 1 1

It is alleged that on the fateful day, an unidentified woman, pretending to be one of the attendants in the Ward, volunteered to help the mother of the twins when her attendant identified as Beatrice Candiru and Hella Drateru, a Midwife had gone out of the Ward to dispose the placenta. However, upon returning to the Ward, they only found the baby girl on the bed with the mother, but the baby boy was missing.
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.
08:14
08:14

Drama as Ayivu West MP, Technician Fight Over Woman on Easter 1

The conflict started when Lematia arrived at Dreamland Hotel with Eyotaru for a swim, only to encounter James Ariko, who was at the hotel. Upon seeing Lematia and Eyotaru, Ariko confronted the legislator, with both men claiming to have a relationship with the woman.
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.
07:53
07:53

Hailstorm Damages Terego Refugee School 2 1

Makarious Adrole, the Terego District Education Officer, stated that a detailed disaster report will be documented for possible intervention following guidance from the district technical planning meeting.
10:02
10:02

Madi Okollo Residents Warned Against Poaching Translocated Kobs 4 1 Top story

During an official function to receive the Kobs at Ajai Wildlife Reserve, Sam Mwandha, the Executive Director of UWA, urged local leaders to collaborate with the authority to safeguard the newly introduced animals as well as those yet to be translocated.
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