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14:02
14:02

Lira Timber Traders Petition Security Minister over Kidnapped Child. 1

In a letter dated 3rd May 2021, Moses Achobi the chairperson of the association asked the Ministry to send their experts to investigate the matter since the community are not satisfied with the way the case is being handled.
12:01
12:01

Kwania Dishes out Emyooga Cash to Beneficiaries 3 1

Emyooga was launched in August 2019 by President Museveni to spur a shift from subsistence to market-oriented production. The government set aside 260 billion Shillings to bankroll the program with each constituency meant to receive 560 million shillings
10:14
10:14

District Leaders in Lango Ask Gov't to Reinstate Development Equalization Grant 3

Last month a circular from the Ministry of Finance was sent to Chief Administrative Officers across the country directing them not to include DDEG in their budget for the next financial year because the government is introducing the new Parish Development Model where funds will be sent directly to the parishes instead of sub-counties, effective July 1.
08:13
08:13

Over 1000 Charcoal Bags Destroyed, Six Loggers Arrested in Lamwo 2 1

Lamwo Resident District Commissioner James Nabinson Kidega says that more than a thousand bags of charcoal, unburnt charcoal kilns and numerous makeshift camps were uncovered in the areas of Awenolwiyo East, Awenolwiyo and Bur lobo village in Lokung East Sub County.
19:38
19:38

Acholi Clerics Welcome Dominic Ongwen's 25 Year Sentence 1 2

Anglican Bishop Emeritus Nelson Onono Onweng, the Chairperson of the Acholi clerics under the Acholi Religious Leaders Peace Initiative (ARLPI) said that they are happy by the ICC`s judgement and termed it as ‘’considerate’’.
15:49
15:49

Pajule Town Council Residents Welcome Ongwen's 25 Year Jail Sentence 3 1

In Pajule Town Council in Pader District where Ongwen commanded an attack on Pajule IDP camp on October 10, 2003, victims of the atrocities welcomed the verdict and described it as a relief.
10:21
10:21

Teacher Shortage Impeding Swahili Language Teaching in Apac Schools 3

Last year, the government rolled out the revised curriculum for lower secondary schools. About 16,000 teachers were trained to implement the new curriculum, however, Kiswahili teachers were lacking.
19:44
19:44

Illegal Loggers Break into Kitgum District Yard, Attempt to Steal Impounded Logs 3 2

According to Komakech, their vehicles which include, the crane mounted truck registration numbers UAF 422B and another trailer registration number UBB 826X / UAL 210X have since been impounded while three other suspects, whom he declined to name are now held in police custody.
18:02
18:02

Kilak Corner Technical Institute Principal Under Investigations over Missing Mattresses

28 mattresses and five mosquito nets reportedly disappeared from the centre, which was last year gazetted as a Covid-19 isolation centre. The two senior staffs under police investigations are the Principal of the Institute, Opio Ewoku Benedict and the Bursar, Paul Butoto.
17:10
17:10

Negligence Aiding Cattle Thefts in Agago 5 1

Local leaders in the district reveal that unspecified heads of cattle have been stolen in recent months in several sub-counties bordering the Karamoja region from farmers who normally leave animals to graze on their own.
11:50
11:50

Amai Community Hospital Up for Auction Court of Appeal 6 2 Top story

Through his lawyer of Daniel Omara Atubo of Amara Atubo and Co. Advocates, Olum sued the administrators of the hospital and Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the medical superintendent for general and special damages.
08:49
08:49

Unexploded Bombs Recovered in School Garden in Lamwo 1 1

The Ngomoromo LCI Chairperson Bosco Kidega says the bomb was discovered on Tuesday by parents and casual labourers who unearthed the devices as they were preparing the school garden to embark on the tree-planting campaign.
06:54
06:54

78 Teenage Nodding Syndrome Victims Impregnated in Lamwo 1 2 Top story

Geoffrey Ocana, the Lamwo district probation officer told URN on Tuesday evening that the teenagers were sexually abused during the nationwide lockdown imposed by the government to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease in the country.
06:43
06:43

Two Private Guards in Trouble Over Theft of NWSC Solar Batteries

Grace Pande, the Officer-in-charge of Criminal Investigations at Gulu Central Police Station, says that the duo was arrested on Tuesday morning following the mysterious loss of the solar batteries on Monday night.
17:09
17:09

Vendors Task Contractor to Expedite Completion of Kitgum Central Market 3 1

The contract deadline for the market has now been extended by five more months by the Local Government Ministry till November 30.
16:52
16:52

Kwania Probation Office, Residents Decry Surge in Child Abuse 1 3

According to Opio, they have registered more than 100 cases of child abuse since this year began. Seventy of these are defile cases from Abongomola, Aduku, and Inomo sub-counties. He says that they are working closely with parents, local leaders, Police and different Civil Society Organisations to address the challenge.
15:28
15:28

Pager Division Councilors Refuse to Pass Budget over Allowances 4

Margaret Acayo, the division secretary for finance says they last received their honorarium in the 2019/2020 financial year and information indicates that their entitlement for this financial year was remitted to the municipality although it has never reached the intended beneficiaries.
14:58
14:58

Night Movement of Livestock Banned in Agago 1 1

According to the new regulations, livestock movement within the district is only allowed between 6:00 a.m in the morning and 6:00 p.m in the evening.
14:54
14:54

Suspected S. Sudan Bandits To Face Court Martial for Illegal Firearm Possession Orom East Subcounty 2 1

Brig William Bainomugisha, the Fifth Infantry Division Commander confirmed to Uganda Radio Network on Tuesday that the suspects are in their custody and won’t be handed over to South Sudan authorities.
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13:13

Lira District Registers Drop in Number of Groups Seeking UWEP Funds 4

Ronnie Olao, the District’s UWEP coordinator attributed the reduction in the number of groups to failure by the first groups to pay back despite being a revolving fund.
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