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10:29
10:29

Kuluva Hospital Workers Strike Over Non-Payment 4 4 Top story

Another medical worker only identified as Robert, said the hospital management had earlier on promised to sell off some vehicles and medical equipment to raise money to pay them but to date nothing has been done.
16:38
16:38

Multi-Billion Arua Food Complex Nears Completion arua municipality 2 2 Top story

Joel Aita, the consulting Engineer Joadah Consultant who oversees the progress of the works, says once ready the facility will be able to handle produce from Acholi, W. Nile and DRC due to its capacity.
08:10
08:10

Four COVID-19 Positive Truck Drivers Isolated at Arua Hospital 3 4

By the time the results were released, the drivers had arrived in Pakwach and were intercepted by the Uganda Revenue Authority-URA team in the area. They were subsequently transferred to Arua Hospital, which was earlier on gazetted as an isolation centre for COVID-19 patients.
11:00
11:00

Taskforce Members Warned Against Concealing Covid-19 Donations 2 3

The LCV Chairman Arua Sam Nyakua said they have received reports that some of the members have received donations from the public and refused to declare them.
07:50
07:50

Security Forcefully Evicts Defiant Roadside Vendors in Arua arua municipality 3 3 Top story

Nelson Dada, the Chairman General Arua main market, says all efforts were made to persuade the vendors to relocate in vain. He said some of the vendors resorted to vulgar language and insults whenever they asked them to vacate the roadside.
11:53
11:53

Congolese Businessmen Sneaking into Uganda through West Nile 2 4

The Ugandan government had earlier on announced that its borders would be closed, in order to forestall the spread of the virus, which has killed more 65, 000 People across the world. So far, the confirmed cases of coronavirus in Uganda stands at 52 people, the majority of which, were all imported by travellers from Dubai, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
16:57
16:57

Casual Labourers in Arua Struggle to Survive As Lock Down Bites 3 2

Adam Swaleh, the chairperson Arua Brokers and drivers Association told URN that because of the difficulties to get money for survival and increasing hunger, many brokers hailing from Yumbe and Koboko districts have been forced to walk back to their villages.
07:23
07:23

OPM Reduces Refugee Numbers at Food Distribution Points Over COVID19 relief aid 1 1 Top story

Solomon Osakan the Refugee Desk Officer in Charge of West Nile Region says they have slashed the number of refugees at the food distribution points from 75 to 50 to reduce congestion so as to enforce social distancing.
12:30
12:30

Arua Municipal Council Yet to Retain Essential Staff local government 2 1

On Tuesday during a joint meeting of heads of departments, it was resolved that all staff report work but take safety measures by washing hands and marinating social distance and avoid handshaking.
20:34
20:34

Officers Storm Arua Town to Enforce Ban on Public Transport Corona 1 1 Top story

Christopher Barugahare, the West Nile Region Police Commander, said they won’t comprise on the President’s directive, saying the officers are under instructions to confront whoever acts to the contrary.
16:12
16:12

Veterinary Department Restricts Access to Arua Abattoir livestock dealers 2 3

Dr Willy Nguma the Veterinary Officer Arua on Saturday said that slaughtering of animals will also be done in shifts involving ten persons for cattle and two for goats and sheep.
15:39
15:39

Nine Livestock Markets Closed in Arua COVID-19 2 1

Dr Willy Nguma the Veterinary Officer Arua on Friday confirmed the closure of the livestock markets and said many people congregate from different places at the markets posing a high risk of spreading Coronavirus.
18:16
18:16

Arua Residents Accuse ERA for Sabotaging Development in West Nile 2 5

Several speakers took to the floor with bitterness, accusing ERA of failing them economically by not playing its regulatory role to ensure the region is well supplied with electricity.
09:37
09:37

Minister Moriku Irked by Poor Laboratory Services at Arua Referral Hospital 2 3 Top story

Dr. Moriku singled out Mary Amanzuru, the Principal Laboratory technician for failing laboratory services at the referral hospital by not communicating issues timely, which has drawn public anger.
07:53
07:53

COVID-19: Arua District Intensifies Screening at Entry Points COVID -19 outbreak 3 3

At Arua Airport where passengers from South Sudan, Kenya, Central African Republic, China America and other countries disembark, a team of health personnel has been deployed to screen all passengers for symptoms of COVID-19.
12:22
12:22

Intrigue May Fail Compensation of West Nile Cooperative Union-Minister Anite 3 3

In September last year, members of West Nile Cooperative Union and other leaders in the region started pushing for compensation from government. In their memorandum presented to Anite, the petitioners demanded for over Shillings 1 Trillion for loss of over 10 Eucalyptus forests, over 20,000 tons of tobacco and machinery among others, which were destroyed during the war.
17:06
17:06

West Nile Business Community Threatens to Petition Museveni Over Irregular Power Supply power outages 3 3

For the last two weeks, power consumers in West Nile have suffered regular power outages with reports of several of their electric machines blown while Super market operators and dealers in perishable goods having them go bad due to lack of electricity to run freezers.
18:39
18:39

Dunamiscoins Victims In Arua Petition Museveni 3 3

Following the closure of Dunamiscoins ltd and the remand of its directors to Luzira Prisons, depositors in W. Nile ran to court and secured orders to freeze its business accounts in Centenary Bank with UGX 10 Billion and Stanbic Bank with UGX 300 million without success.
16:48
16:48

Stalled Osu Bridge Angers Arua Residents 3 3

The bridge that links Arua town to Terego and Lower Ayivu County was contracted to KG Adubango Construction Company at a cost of 340 million shillings with funding from Uganda Road Fund. The construction works were commissioned in March 2019 but suddenly stopped in August leaving the local residents stranded.
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