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12:18
12:18

Lack of Ambulance Service in Nebbi Hindering Referral of Covid-19 Patients 3 2

Nebbi General Hospital currently relies on the local government vehicles including that of the LCV Chairman and Resident District Commissioner to refer Covid19 patients to Arua regional referral hospital.
15:41
15:41

IFMS Tier One Hindering Road Maintenance in Nebbi District 3

A number of activities in the district have been suspended due to challenges of the system. Among the activities that have been suspended in the district include maintenance of a 261 km road network in the financial year 2019/2020 due to poor coding to access UGX 320 million from the Uganda Road Fund URF.
07:18
07:18

Nebbi Butchers Abandon Municipal Abattoir Ahead of Christmas Over High Taxes 3 1 Top story

George, Jalumu, the chairperson Nebbi Municipality Butchers’ Association, says a number of butchers have resorted to slaughtering animals in open spaces without inspection to avoid the heavy fees.
19:09
19:09

Nebbi Taxi Drivers Protest Relocation to Gazetted Taxi Park 2 1

There are three taxi roadside stages now in Nebbi. One is stationed at Arua stage along the Nebbi-Arua road, the Pakwach stage along the Nebbi-Kampala Road and the third one along Nebbi-Paidha Road. But the association has written to the Municipal authorities to demolish all three and compel drivers to return to the park.
10:51
10:51

NRM’s Emmanuel Orombi Wins Nebbi LCV By-election 1 4

Orombi of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party garnered 20,280 votes, defeating Vicky Onyai of Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party who obtained 4,022 votes. George Uthuba an Independent Candidate got 18,323 votes.
18:29
18:29

NRM’s Orombi Leading in Nebbi LCV By-elections 1 1

At Goli Poling station the home of Orombi, out of 218 votes cast he obtained 187 while Vicky got 0 votes and Uthuba got 04 votes, at Juangero P.S, Vicky got 04, Uthuba 07, and Orombi 240.
18:15
18:15

Police Halts Uganda-DRC Movement over Ebola Threat 1

Asuman Mugenyi, the Director Operations Uganda Police says Ugandan citizens who have relatives and friends in the DR Congo should not allow them to travel to Nebbi.
14:29
14:29

Low Voter Turnout in Nebbi LCV by-Elections 2 1

At Classic Nursery school polling station in Nebbi Municipality, only two voters had so far voted by 11:00 am, while at Nduru Polling Station in Nebbi Municipality, which registered very long queues during the Parliamentary elections, one voter was seen casting her vote at around eleven followed by another after ten minutes.
13:10
13:10

EC Bans Fundraising in Nebbi District By-Elections government 2

Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, the EC chairman, says no candidate will be allowed to organize any activity aimed at soliciting money from potential voters as it is tantamount to bribery contrary to Section 147(1) of the Local Government Act.
12:26
12:26

Nebbi LCI Chairpersons Protest Non-Payment of Salary ex-gratia payment 2

The leaders note that they have never received any salary payment ever since they were elected into office in July last year.
13:14
13:14

EC Sets Date for Nebbi LCV Chairperson By-Election 1 1

According to the road-map released by the Electoral Commission, the update of the voters’ register will take place on May 27th 2019 while consultative meeting with LC1 chairpersons on 29th May 2019 and consultative meeting with other stakeholders including political parties, religious leaders and Civil Society Organizations on 30th May.
07:01
07:01

Nebbi Municipality Sued Over Malicious Damage 1 2

Cikawun claims that the municipal authorities forcefully deployed a grader to open a road through his land in order to provide an access road to his neighbor even when they were fully aware that he was erecting his residential house on the said land.
12:40
12:40

Nebbi RDC Orders Fresh Registration of Traditional Herbalists 2

Labeja says a number of traditional herbalists are illegally operating and destroying the forest cover in the district including endangered plant and tree species.
12:00
12:00

Pneumonic Plague Claims One in Zombo 1

Charles Munguriek, the Warr Sub County LC3 chairperson, says the admitted woman is under close supervision by health workers.
14:12
14:12

Nebbi District Fails to Secure Land for World Bank Funded Border Market 5

Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde wrote to the Nebbi District Leadership in 2011 directing the council to provide a titled land for the establishment of the Great Lakes Trade Facilitation Project GTLF which will host the International border market.
09:07
09:07

Nebbi Hospital Struggling With UGX 320M Water Bill 4

Geoffrey Thorwinyowa, the Nebbi Municipality LC V Councilor and member of Hospital Management Board, says the hospital has been struggling to clear the accumulated water bill due to the limited resource constraint.
15:56
15:56

Nebbi Traders Protest over Uncollected Garbage 2 1

The garbage that has not been collected for the past two weeks not only produces a foul smell but also threatens the hygiene of the market and those who use it. On Friday, traders staged a peaceful demonstration protesting the failure by the Municipal
09:57
09:57

Gov't Secures UGX 369 Billion Loan for Power Extension in West Nile 1 2

DuJanga says the 3.5WM Nyagak power dam in Zombo district is not producing enough power for the region. He says that the demand for electricity has drastically shot up, amidst the rampant power outages in the region. According to Dujanga, the project funded by World Bank is to ensure that there is reliable power supply in the region.
16:05
16:05

Nebbi District Struggles to Recover UWEP Funds 1

Up to 24 women groups were selected in Nebbi district to benefit from the fund which is managed by the Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development. But Kwiocwiny Paska Manano, the UWEP focal person in the area says that the money was diverted and mismanaged by the beneficiaries.
07:20
07:20

World Bank, Gov't Sign Pact to Construct Pajukwi Bridge 1

Joshua Carter Anywarach, the Padyere County Member of Parliament, said a number of people are surviving through agriculture because of its hidden treasure. He welcomed the proposal to work on the bridge, saying it will boost productivity.
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