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12:38
12:38

Human- Wildlife Conflict; Balancing Conservation and Human Life 11 1

Human- wildlife conflict occurs both inside and outside the park for a various reasons including behavioral traits of the animal species, and communities illegally entering the park to access wild life resources like bush meat, but the most common is wild animal’s attraction to cultivated crops that are known to be richer in macronutrients and mineral salts than wild plants.
09:02
09:02

Redeem Helping Widows, Orphans Protect Their Land 6 1

William Komakech, the Oyam Resident District Commissioner blamed the deprecating cultural setting on land grabbing perpetrated by children, and relatives/in-laws against parents and widows respectively.
14:49
14:49

Community Development Officers Ask for Vehicles to Monitor Project 1 7

Sharing experiences from different districts, the officers argue that various government projects are not running smoothly because it's not be monitored due to lack of transport.
08:28
08:28

Labour Inspectors Cautioned Against Taking Bribes While Enforcing NSSF Compliance 1 5

Speaking during a training session for over 250 government labor inspectors and leaders from 41 districts in Northern Uganda, Amongi stated that these officials will be responsible for conducting routine workplace inspections to assess employment contracts and ensure that employers are remitting workers' savings to the NSSF.
11:07
11:07

Oyam North NRM Candidates Preach Unity, Reconciliation Ahead of Primary Election NRM Party 4

Willy Omodo-Omodo, one of the candidates, has called for unity among all aspirants to foster reconciliation among the people of Oyam. He emphasized that whoever is elected must prioritize the interests of the community.
11:53
11:53

Introduce Coffee in Northern Uganda in Memory of Engola- Owiny-Dollo 4 2

Owiny-Dollo argued that the late Okello Engola fought for peace and development and it is important for the government to introduce coffee and other cash crops which can elevate the economic status of the North in his memory.
16:42
16:42

LCII Chairperson Arrested for Extorting Money from SAGE Beneficiaries 3

It is alleged that Ogwang after supervising payment of SAGE would later move door to door demanding 75,000 Shillings from each beneficiary.
10:12
10:12

Police Recovers Nine Stolen Motorcycles in Oyam District 2

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga police spokesperson, says that although the motorcycles have been recovered, the thieves have a well-coordinated team operating in different places.
13:03
13:03

NEMA Destroys 25 Hectares of Rice, 15 Houses in Oyam 4 2 Top story

Afyai Silvanus, the Nothern Uganda Regional Wetland Coordinator, says that the operation is an attempt to restore over 90 percent of the wetland coverage within Abok sub-county.
13:51
13:51

President Museveni Scraps Use of TIN in War Debt Claimants Compensation 4

The Finance Ministry had tasked all claimants in Lango, Acholi and Teso sub-region to obtain Tax Identification Numbers as a mandatory requirement for processing their payment. The number is a ten-digit code issued by the Uganda Revenue Authority to prospective Taxpayers to enable them to meet their tax obligations.
09:57
09:57

Lango MPs Cancel Demo After Meeting Museveni Parliament 2

The chairperson of Lango Parliamentary Group who is also the woman MP for Kole District Judith Alyek, issued a statement calling off the demonstration saying a new course of action will be taken after meeting the president. But Moses Okot, the Kyoga County MP who is also the vice-chairperson LPG has gone ahead to issue another, contradicting statement, saying the demo will still happen as planned
06:51
06:51

Former MP Arrested for "Inciting Violence" 3

Amiza said that he was mobilizing the Lango community to stage a peaceful demonstration over the poor status of Lira Kamdini road.
07:14
07:14

Police Impound Eight Buses in Kamdini for Violating Curfew Oyam District. 1

The buses reportedly left Kampala between 5:30 pm and 6:00 pm and reached Kamdini Checkpoint between 11 pm and midnight. The majority of the passengers were business people who had traveled to Kampala to buy merchandise.
07:30
07:30

Indian, Pakistani Businessmen Lose Billions in Dubious Business Deal 5 2

Basra Gurcharan of Guru Nanak Investment Uganda ltd, a sun flower oil milling company which has operated in Lira for the last 21 years said he supplied 381 tons of sunflower and 272 cotton seed which amounts to 1b and 600m shillings respectively but has not been paid a coin.
17:21
17:21

Residents Stranded as Hailstorm Destroys Gardens in Oyam District 5 3

The storm uprooted bananas and destroyed countless gardens of cassava, maize and cabbages. The most affected villages are Obangangeo, Opwot, and Boda in Kulu-Abura parish Minakulu sub county.
18:04
18:04

Fish Farmers in Oyam Decry Counterfeit Feeds Fish farming 4

Solomon Odwee, a fish farmer from Ogang Apur parish in Acaba Sub County lost nearly 4 million shillings after purchasing counterfeit feeds which killed almost all the fish in the pond.
12:45
12:45

Schools in Lira Register Poor Turn Up of Learners 2 2

But Janet Lydia Ajwang, the head teacher Ikwera Negri School for the disabled, says due to financial burdens imposed on the parents by Covid-19 lock down, they have resolved to lower the school fees from 215,000 shillings to 120,000 shillings for the boarding learners.
19:02
19:02

65-Year-Old Teacher Commits Suicide over Sh200,000 Debt 2

Grace Musoke, the Oyam District Police Commander says police has already given a go ahead to the deceased’s family to go ahead with the burial arrangement. Musoke asked the public to seek for counselling when stressed up to avoid premature deaths.
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