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13:47
13:47

Remain Peaceful- UPDF Commander Tells W. Nile People 2 2 Top story

Leading a team of UPDF, Prison and Police officers and ‘Wanainchi’ in a clean-up exercise of Arua City on Monday morning to launch the commemoration of this year’s Tarehe Sita celebrations, Col. Kayanja said as long as the people remain peaceful during the Thursday general elections, UPDF will maintain the good partnership with the Citizens.
18:08
18:08

Man Injured by Tear Gas Canister in Arua Demands UGX 50M Compensation teargas canister 3 1

Darius Muguma, 24 years, a welder in Arua City says he was injured a by teargas fired by police officers dispersing a procession by Presidential Candidate Patrick Amuriat on Sunday.
19:06
19:06

West Nile Veterans Demand Fulfillment of UGX 500M Pledge 4 2

In a meeting held on Thursday in Arua City with State Minister for Veteran Affairs Christopher Kibazanga and officials from Ministry of Defense, the veterans demanded that the promise be fulfilled before the next general elections are held next year.
17:12
17:12

NRM Primaries in Arua Central Division Canceled 3 3

On Wednesday, efforts to conduct fresh primaries by lining up turned chaotic after thousands of NRM supporters besieged the polling stations for more than three hours forcing police to fire tear gas to disperse them.
11:39
11:39

Police Stops NRM Candidate's Procession in Arua NRM flag bearer 3 3

Majority of the participants in the procession were neither wearing face masks nor observing social distancing contrary to Covid-19 preventive guidelines.
12:02
12:02

Arua District Registers First Covid-19 Community Death Paul Bishop Drileba 1 2 Top story

The deceased in his sixties, has been a prominent businessman operating in Arua town and reportedly fell sick with flu and cough but was delayed at home, only to be rushed to Rhema private hospital later before he was referred to Arua hospital where he breathed his last.
11:12
11:12

Arua Residents Irked by Incomplete Works on Ociba Bridge 2 3

The residents are angry that the bridge has been opened which poses a high risk to travellers
08:41
08:41

West Nile LRA Victims Give Gov't 45-Day Ultimatum to Pay UGX 99B 4 5

In 2008, the survivors started documenting all the losses incurred and have since then presented three documents to the President’s office for compensation in vain. The claimants want the government to compensate them Shillings 99billion.
15:46
15:46

Police Recover Gun Stolen From Lobule Prisons Josephine Angucia 1 2

The gun number UG. POL. 48002035 was recovered near Vurra Customs Border with DRC on Monday at 10 pm from two unidentified cyclists.
05:30
05:30

Ten COVID Patients Left in Communities as Arua Hospital Runs Out of Space dr. philbert nyeko 3 2

Arua District Health Officer Paul Bishop Drileba says that there are over ten positive cases that are supposed to be picked up on Wednesday. However, because there is no space, they have left them in the communities.
14:01
14:01

Health Workers in Arua Decry Shortage of PPE 4 3

The health workers from different health centers note that there is limited access to supplies such as gloves, medical masks, goggles, face shields, gowns, and aprons.
10:56
10:56

Lightning Strikes Ten Children Dead at Football Pitch in Arua lightening strike 2

Alex Ndema, the Gombolola Internal Security Officer former Ayivuni Sub County now Ayivu West Division said that the lightning first struck the children who had taken refuge on the verandah of the grass-thatched house killing one child on the spot. Moments later, nine other children were struck and left unconscious.
07:54
07:54

Five More Radio Pacis Staff Test Positive for COVID-19 Paul Bishop Drileba 1 2 Top story

The five are part of Radio Pacis staff who were quarantined after they were identified as direct contacts of their colleagues who first tested positive. They included two security guards at the mast, a cashier and two radio presenters.
17:42
17:42

Five Radio Pacis Staff Test Positive for Covid-19 1

The five include two security guards stationed at the radio station’s transmission mast, the station cashier and two presenters attached to 94.5 studios that broadcast in Madi, Luo and Alur languages.
11:20
11:20

Police in Arua Block Yasin Kawuma Memorial Prayers 3

On Thursday, police led by Richard Okullu, the Regional Police Commander West Nile blocked entry to Hotel Pacific, Christus Center in Ediofe and Highway inn Mvara. This is after they had received information that members of People Power were planning to hold prayers in one of the hotels.
21:04
21:04

Two Babies Die at Arua Hospital During Power Outages-Director Wenreco. 3 2

West Nile Rural Electrification Company-Wenreco, which supplies power to the region has been experiencing intermittent power outages because of the breakdown in one of the turbines at its dams.
16:43
16:43

Arua Taskforce Repatriates Covid-19 Positive Congolese Truck Driver 2 2

Nahori Oya the RDC Arua explained that his office made several attempts to request the Congolese authorities in Aruu’ and Ariwara to come and pick their driver, in vain forcing them to hand over the driver to Vurra Customs immigration department.
17:36
17:36

Police Officer Shoots Man's Toe for Failure to Wear Face Mask 3

Asindua met his fate at Manibe Sub County headquarters on Tuesday morning as he and his brother only identified as Mawa rode on a numberless motorcycle to attend the funeral of their late father in Terego.
14:25
14:25

Over 40 Suspected Gangsters Arrested in Arua Swoop youth gangs 3 2 Top story

Samari Ijaga, the Kenya Ward LC 2 Chairperson in Arua Central Division, says they teamed up with some youths in the area to arrest the suspects.
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