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15:26
15:26

Construction of Opit Secondary School Stalls World Bank 2

The 556 Million Shillings project funded by the World Bank commenced on May 1st this year but later stalled after the contractor abandoned the site.
11:53
11:53

Omoro Residents Decry Poor State of Roads Omoro district 1

According to reports from Omoro district, only 294 kilometers’ roads have been rehabilitated and maintained out of the total of 821 kilometers.
15:16
15:16

Families Plead with Gov't to Reopen Nodding Syndrome Treatment Centers Kitgum District 5 1

Michael Odur, a resident of Labworomor village in Akwang, says that caring for the children affected by the nodding condition since the closure of the treatment centers has become an uphill task for him and the entire family due to resource constraints.
14:40
14:40

Omoro District Starts Rehabilitation of 91km Community Access Roads Uganda Road Fund 2

The roads that have so far been rehabilitated include 33km Bobi Frontiers – Awor to Ongako, 0.5km Opit to Awor at a tune of 250 million for gravelling under the low-cost ceiling, 8.9km Lakwatomer- Abole-Abili at a tune of 48 million, 8.7km Lalogi-Bario at a tune of 50 million shillings. Others include, 40km Abili-Abwoch to Wii Tochi and Opit to Awor rehabilitated under the district discretionary equalization grant-DDEG. Other roads earmarked for rehabilitation in the next financial year include 7.8km Lakwatomer- Palenga to Keto in Lakwana Sub County and 8km Abole-Lujo Awinyo -Lagwer Dola road.
15:15
15:15

95 Kilometers of Roads in Omoro District in Appalling State Uganda Road Funds 2

The most affected roads categorized with deep potholes, broken culverts and bridges include 14km Bobi-Wii Lacic, 14.9km Palenga to Ongako, 8km Bobi-Okwii to Lii Sub County in Nwoya district, 8km Walter Ochora road, 39km Acet-Loyo ajonga to Labora, 10km Bobi-Opaya to Hiima and 60-meter long Hiima bridge which connects Keto- Awor in Lakwana Sub County. Omoro district has a total of 303km roads under its management and 581 under the management of the various sub counties.
14:55
14:55

Access to Health Centers in Omoro Hindered by Poor Roads 2

The nearest health facilities to the village are Lakwatomer Health Center II and Lakwana health center III which are 5km and 7km respectively.
12:32
12:32

Omoro District Moves COVID-19 Quarantine Center To Don Bosco Atede Secondary School

According to Okello who heads the resource mobilization committee, they opted for Don Bosco Atede because they have the facilities needed by the health department and also do not have any candidates who are easting examinations this year.
12:27
12:27

Farmers Decry Poor Soybean Prices 1

Solomon Oketta, another farmer in Ongako Sub County wants the district to intervene in what he calls exploitation of their energy and resources by produce dealers.
16:04
16:04

Families of Nodding Syndrome Patients Appeal for Food Aid Odek Sub County 1 3

They argue that they are facing an uphill task to meet the feeding needs of the children. Many of these had been supported by Hope for Humans, a non-government organization which was set up to shelter, treat and rehabilitate nodding disease victims. But the centre shutdown in 2017 due to funding constraints.
16:20
16:20

Lives at Risk as Nodding Disease Centre Remains Closed personal hygiene 3 1

The multi-million treatment Centre was built in 2012 by defunct Hope for Humans, a non-government organization which was then operating in parts of northern Uganda. However it was closed down in 2017 due to funding constraints.
14:26
14:26

Deceptive Politicians in Omoro Face Cultural Chiefs Wrath Puranga Chiefdom 3 2

A number of politicians have been paying courtesy visits to clan chiefs of Puranga headed by Rwot Jimmy Ocan Luwala for a blessing. However, Rwot Luwala, also the Chairperson of all clan chiefs in Omoro has warned that incumbent politicians who never delivered on pledges they made during the 2016 campaigns will be out rightly denied further blessings.
15:28
15:28

IGG Summons Omoro LCV Chairperson Over Abuse of Office Ministry of Health, 1 1

It’s alleged that on 7th November 2018, Okao received unspecified amount of money from the district to attend a meeting of Uganda Local Governments Association – ULGA in Koboko district. However, he did not attend the meeting.
14:03
14:03

Omoro district risks losing Northern Region Cancer Treatment Centre

The district local government had initially earmarked four acres of land in Pageya Parish, Koro Sub County for the construction of the facility. But later, part of the land was offered to Gulu, which is transforming into a city, and required to expand its boundaries.
10:55
10:55

Relatives of Fronasa Fighters Fault Gov't for Failing to Fulfill Pledge 2021 general polls 3

FRONASA was a rebel group formed by Museveni in 1972. The group alongside Kikosi Maalum led by Late Milton Obote and several other smaller groups formed Uganda National Liberation Army (UNLA) in 1979 to fight alongside Tanzanian forces against Idi Amin.
13:51
13:51

Omoro District Leaders Plead With Museveni to Tarmac Gulu-Moroto Road 3 1

The 69.9 kilometres road connects the districts of Gulu-Omoro-Pader-Abim and Moroto. It is the major route for business and movement in the districts.
11:10
11:10

Omoro District Finally Constitutes Govt new districts

Councillors on Wednesday evening elected National Resistance Movement candidate Damascus Odongo, the Lakwana sub county councillor their speaker in the second round of voting.
Jan 16 results