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12:05
12:05

Acholi Sub-region Gets UGX 4B for Construction of Health Facilities 4 1

The construction and rehabilitation will be undertaken by the Health Ministry through the Belgian Development agency, Enabel with funding from USAID.
12:35
12:35

UNRA Starts Refurbishing Dilapidated 62-Km Olwiyo-Pakwach Road 2 1

The road is a major business route serving as the main connection to West Nile, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It has however been in poor shape for several years, with many of the road sections having developed large potholes and gullies, often paralysing normal traffic flow.
13:53
13:53

Nwoya Gets 4,000 Rabies Vaccines Rabies Vacine 1

Nwoya District is endemic to rabies but hadn’t had mass vaccination against rabies, a viral disease of mammals usually transmitted through the bite of an infected animal for the last four years.
14:59
14:59

Nwoya Farmers 'Thank' Birds and Rain for Saving them from Armyworms 2 1

Dr. James Ukwir, Nwoya District Production officer and also District Veterinary officer says rainwater helped to wash away eggs and the larvae, while Bernard Maktunu, an Agricultural Officer in Got Apowyo Sub-county told URN that birds from Murchison Falls National Park have also played a great role in clearing the armyworms by eating them up.
18:30
18:30

Nwoya Offers 200 Acres of Land to Gov’t For Agricultural Institute 2 1

The district has identified and allocated 200 acres piece of land located in Got Apwoyo Sub-county for the establishment of the institute.
18:18
18:18

Poachers Vandalize Electric Fence At Murchison Falls National Park 1 1

The installation of the electric fence covering a 20-kilometre stretch around the Park started in January 2020 to stop wild animals from straying into human settlements. The move followed complaints of crop destruction, severe injuries, and death of locals caused by stray animals mostly elephants straying from the National Park.
11:40
11:40

Gov't to Construct UGX 2.8B Animal Disease Control Centre in Nwoya 1 3

The multibillion facility will be constructed in Got Apwoyo Government Farm in Got Apwoyo Sub-county, under the Agricultural Value Chain Development Project funded by the African Development Bank-ADB.
07:41
07:41

Pastoralists to be Forcefully Evicted from Gov’t Land in Nwoya balaalo herdsmen 1 2

The decision comes nearly three weeks after several attempts employed by the district to persuade the pastoralists to voluntarily vacate the land failed.
17:12
17:12

Saudi National Trampled to Death by Elephant in Murchison Falls Elephants 1 1 Top story

Bashir Hangi, Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA Communications Manager told URN that the deceased was in the company of three other colleagues on a journey from Masindi District through the National Park to Arua city while using a Toyota Wish car.
15:37
15:37

Thieves Break into Anaka Town Council Offices, Steal Two Computers Nwoya District 1 1

David Okema, the Chairman of Anaka Town Council told URN in an interview that staff found three office doors broken when they reported for work on Tuesday morning.
07:42
07:42

Tsetse Flies Infestation Confirmed in Nwoya District 1

Justine Ajaji, the LC III Chairperson of Lii Sub County says the insects that farmers and residents started reporting the presence of the insects three weeks ago. He says they are currently registering famers whose kraals in his sub county have been affected by Nagana, which is caused by the insects.
16:52
16:52

Nwoya District Lacks PPEs for Grassroots Frontline COVID-19 Workers 1

Jennifer Acan, a VHT member from Lungai village says that several public places including markets are not observing the standard operating procedures and as VHTs they are supposed to go and sensitize people in such places but can’t easily do so due to lack of PPEs.
19:39
19:39

Bad Roads Cut Off Nwoya and Amuru Districts 1

Richard Ojok, the LCI Chairperson of Lukai village, Bar Jere Parish in Lungulu Sub County says the conditions of the roads worsened immediately after the rains started raining heavily. He says the district authorities had not rehabilitated the roads.
14:11
14:11

NUP Candidate Quits Nwoya LC V Race in Favor of NRM Rival 2

According to Odong, he decided to secure his life and that of his family following what has been happening across the country with security personnel arresting and torturing opposition supporters and candidates.
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