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11:36
11:36

Lightning Kills Two, Injures 35 in Nwoya District sudden death

Jackson Kinyera, the Local Council Chairperson One of the village who the reported the matter to Nwoya Central Police Station - CPS disclosed that the incident occurred during heavy downpour when dozens of mourners were attending the burial of one, Galdino Anywar, a village elder who had earlier on succumbed to terminal illness.
14:09
14:09

UWA Suspends Boat Trips on Murchison Falls as River Nile Burst Banks lockdown 1 1

The authority said in a press statement issued on Monday, that the rising water level has submerged the landing points for ferries on both sides of the falls making it hard for vehicles to cross.
18:04
18:04

Residents Protest Security Laxity at Quarantine Centre in Nwoya District Task Force 1 5

Grace Acayo, a concerned resident explained that suspected patients have often been sighted sending children to buy for them cigarettes and drinking water from the adjacent shops in Anaka Town Council, a practice which puts the children at the risk of picking infections and passing them onto others.
11:04
11:04

Covid19 Relief: Nwoya to Dispose of 244 Liters of Expired Milk coronavirus disease 1

According to information by our reporter, Nwoya district received 100 boxes of 500milliliters of milk on April 15, 2020 from OPM for distribution to Corona virus suspects and patients. However, the milk was remaining with a few days for expiry on May 5th, 2020.
18:06
18:06

Anaka Hospital Registers Decline in the Number of Clients Picking ARVs. 1 Top story

Jolly Joe Lapat, the Medical Superintendent Anaka hospital, says only 486 of the 769 registered clients have turned up in the past two weeks to get their drug refill. Lapat says most of their clients come from distant places with some coming from neighboring districts like Gulu, Nwoya, Zombo.
13:57
13:57

Nwoya Parents Adamant to Embrace School Feeding Program 1 3

Justine Odong, parent in Purongo Sub County explains that a few parents have embraced feeding children in school and has led to improved enrollment and enhanced performance.
14:37
14:37

Eight People Injured as Gaagaa Bus Collides with Elephant in Nwoya gaagaa bus accident 1 Top story

The accident occurred last night, when a Kampala-bound Gaaga bus, registration number UAL 158Z from Paidha hit an elephant that was crossing the road, from Murchison Falls National Park.
19:11
19:11

1,500 Bags of Charcoal Impounded in Nwoya 1

The charcoal was ferried from Purongo, Anaka and Got Apwoyo sub-counties heading to Kampala. The impounded trucks have been parked at the district headquarters in Anaka Town Council.
07:19
07:19

Man with Epilepsy Drowns in Nwoya purongo sub county

Twenty four-year-old Kenneth Okwera died at Tangi shallow well in Pabit village, Got-Apwoyo Parish in Purongo Sub County on Tuesday afternoon.
16:15
16:15

Residents Threaten to Frustrate Indoor Residual Spraying

John Bosco Okullu, the Koch Goma Sub county LC 3 chairperson, told URN that his office is yet to receive the threats from residents to frustrate the programme. He said it would be unfortunate if the residents were left out of mosquito nets distribution.
11:35
11:35

Five Die In Nwoya Road Accident over speeding

Five people were declared dead yesterday in a road accident in Nwoya district. The accident occurred on Adibu Road junction on the Karuma-Pakwach at Koch Lii.
15:21
15:21

Nwoya Oil Waste Removal Completed compensation 1

Michael Ikanut, the environmental monitoring officer with the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA), says the exercise is now complete and authorities are restoring the dug pit to level the surface. He says the waste removal should come as a big relief to the residents who were living in fear .
15:24
15:24

Total E&P to Relocate Oil Drilling Waste from Nwoya compensation

Gloria Sebikari, the senior communications officer with the Petroleum Exploration and Production Department (PEPD) says that preliminary work is now ongoing to excavate the waste, demarcate the area and document the level of destruction in order to process compensation for the family.
10:18
10:18

Village Records 7 Suicides in One Year mental illness

Obina's is the seventh suicide case in the sub-county. In October last year, elders in the area performed a cleansing ceremony with intention to exorcize the evil spirits after six people including four women committed suicide in just a space of one week.
13:54
13:54

Wild Animals at Risk of Foot and Mouth Disease nwoya district 2

The disease is believed to have originated from Teso region in eastern Uganda where livestock for the cattle restocking programme were brought from and distributed in the district late last month. In Teso where the outbreak started, authorities have already closed up to five livestock markets to contain further spread of the virus.
17:53
17:53

Father, Son held for Defiling 15-Year-Old-Girl rape 2

In her statement to police, the defilement victim says Ouma has been waylaying her in the garden to force her into sexual intercourse.
14:34
14:34

Nwoya District Lures Doctors With Cash Handouts anaka hospital

The doctors at Anaka will now earn additional 1.5 million shillings on top of the 800,000 shillings that they receive from government as monthly salary.
11:57
11:57

Nwoya Chairperson Hijacks District Ambulance anaka hospital

Nwoya district chairperson, Patrick Okello Oryema, has been accused of hijacking an ambulance meant for the district hospital putting patients in critical condition and those who require emergency referral at risk.
11:43
11:43

Paraa health center Closed Because of Attacks from Wild Animals

Authorities in Nwoya district have closed Paraa health center 11 following attacks from wild animals from Murchison falls park leaving patients with no where to turn for treatment.
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