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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.
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.
15:22
15:22

Zombo District Struggles to Return Teenage Mothers to School Teenage pregnancy 1 2

According to information obtained from the district education department, the most affected schools are those located along the Uganda-DR Congo border where over 30 girls reportedly fled to DRC after conceiving over the past year.
14:36
14:36

Zombo Uses HIV Positive Teenagers As Peer Educators in HIV/Aids Fight 1 2

The initiative comes at a time when the number of people living with HIV/AIDS hits over 4,000 according to information obtained from the Forum.
07:26
07:26

Leadership Wrangles Hit Alur Chiefdoms 1 2

Nesta Odaga Uledhire II, the chief of Ayuveni chiefdom explains that most of the leadership wrangles have been reported in chiefdoms that have acting chiefs.
10:57
10:57

Zombo Youths Threaten to Protest Over Nebbi-Goli-Paidha Road 1 3

Sam Rwothomio, a youth leader in the district, highlighted that it has been over a decade since President Museveni made the pledge, and they have been waiting in vain.
22:26
22:26

Zombo District Rolls Out New Property Tax Rates 1 2

Mustafa Ongom, the Zombo district secretary of finance, planning and administration said they project to collect over 4.9 billion shillings from property rates to expand the local revenue base for the district.
18:39
18:39

Zombo Struggles to Recover UGX 50M from Ghost Emyooga SACCO 2

Grace Atim, the deputy Resident District Commissioner (RDC) for Zombo explains that her office has directed the police to take action on the leadership of the disintegrated Okoro Constituency Emyooga Welders SACCO such that 17 million shillings that was embezzled by the apex leaders can be recovered.
08:48
08:48

Witchcraft Blamed for Increasing Mob Action in Zombo 1 3

Anthony Sadda, the officer in charge of Paidah Central Police Station, explained that the prevalence of witchcraft practitioners in the district exacerbates the situation. He appealed to the locals to refrain from seeking treatment for their sick relatives from witch doctors and instead seek medical facilities.
15:08
15:08

Zombo Farmers Turn to Hass Avocado 3 1

Richard Canichan, an avocado farmer in Zombo district, says that he has successfully planted 200 Hass avocado trees in the past two months. Canichan's primary motivation for venturing into Hass avocado production is to target the export market.
12:21
12:21

Raising Teenage Pregnancies Worry Zombo Leaders 1 4

Records at Plan international-a non-governmental organization indicate that out of every 100 secondary school girls in the district five of them conceive every term.
11:06
11:06

URA Enforcement Officers Injured in Clashes With Boda Boda Cyclists 2

The incident happened at Zombo trading center in Zombo town council shortly after the URA enforcement team impounded an unregistered motorcycle from one of the boda boda cyclists.
11:27
11:27

Armed Men Rob UGX 28m from Businessman in Zombo 2

According to police, the robbers who were traveling on a Bajaj boda boda shot at the lorry truck in which the businessman was traveling, before ordering him to hand over the money that was in the bag.
10:11
10:11

Mysterious Fire Leaves Over 100 Homeless in Zombo 2 1

Kon Nyingambe, a resident of Gotlaju village says that the fire started from one of the houses of his neighbors during day time. He explains that they have tried different measures to contain the fire in vain.
12:37
12:37

Trainees Protest Against Cruel Instructors at Presidential Skilling Center 3 1

Francis Bolingo, the Athuma Sub county LC V councilor notes that there is a need to evaluate the deployment of UPDF instructors at the facility when civilians could be used to give the required skills.
07:13
07:13

Health Worker in Trouble for Betting UGX 6.7M Polio Funds 2

Preliminary reports indicate that the money was disbursed to Kerim's Account on November 19, 2022, to pay about 240 officials who participated in the door-to-door national polio vaccination campaign in Aka sub-county.
07:23
07:23

Zombo Rebel Returnees Caught Up in Land Disputes 1 2

Sadick Orwiny, a returnee from Ajere village in Zombo town council, says that upon his return he found out that his land has been taken over by his relatives and all his houses were demolished.
16:58
16:58

Alur Kingdom Moves to Regulate Traditional Marriage Ceremonies 1 1 Top story

The Alur King Philip Olarker Rauni III says that the Kingdom has developed its customary marriage regulation and guidelines, which are currently before the Solicitor general for legal advice.
15:48
15:48

Zombo Offers 10 Acres of Land to UAE Investor for Tea Processing Factory 1 3

James Oruna Oyullu, the Zombo District chairperson told Uganda Radio Network that, they unanimously agreed to give that district land for the investor due to the challenges tea farmers in the district have been facing due to the absence of tea processing plant.
15:16
15:16

Two Women Drown in River Nyagak 3

The deceased have been identified as Zura Acirocan, a resident of Anbhambe village, Amei parish in Paidah sub-county and another woman only identified as Mapenzi.
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