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16:41
16:41

Running Battles as Vendors are Evicted from Kitgum Streets 2 3

During the clampdown that was enforced by the Central division authorities, police and law enforcement officers were overwhelmed by rowdy altercations as the street vendors resisted the eviction. Some were seen running around with their goods while others had their merchandise thrown on the streets.
14:27
14:27

Slow Business at Kitgum Bus Park as Public Transport Resumes 4 1

The government imposed a second lockdown in mid-June following a spike in COVID-19 infections and deaths. It also issued several restrictions among them the suspension of public transport, which were lifted on Friday with taxis now advised to carry only 50 per cent of their licenced capacity.
13:24
13:24

Lira Ghetto Youths Find Hope in Selling Tree Seedlings 3 5

The group which comprise mostly of street children aged between 4 and 13 ventured into the business in 2020 when the government placed a total lockdown which made the streets unbearable for them. Amidst the struggle to survive on donations from well-wishers, the youngsters secured 10 kilograms of seedlings to start a new life journey.
09:21
09:21

Gulu University Starts Clearing Accrued Domestic Arrears 1 1

James Ojok Onono, the Assistant Public Relations Officer of the University, says management has used the money to clear 18 companies, which supplied goods and services to the University to zero balance.
07:53
07:53

Security Arrest 23 for Establishing Illegal Settlements in East Madi Wildlife Reserve Juka Police Post 3 3 Top story

Godfrey Opwonya Benson, the Apaa Township Defense Secretary told URN on Sunday that the operation followed a tipoff from the community about the strange activities taking place in the reserve.
16:21
16:21

1,600 VHTs Trained to Monitor COVID-19 Homebased Care Patients in Kitgum 2

Kitgum District Surveillance Focal Point Person Simon Knox Okongo says that the training was aimed at easing follow up of COVID-19 patients within the community which are sometimes not easily and frequently accessed by health workers.
08:16
08:16

Two People Arrested for Torturing Suspected Cattle Thief 1 2

The two; David Kasasira alias Kanyankole, who is the owner of the bull and his accomplice Derrick Opoka, were arrested after torturing Geoffrey Ocen, 23 from Dyang B Village in Palabek Gem Sub County, Lamwo district.
21:27
21:27

Residents Vandalize Ngetta ZARDI Irrigation Scheme 3

Dr Laban Frank Turyagenda, the Director of Research at the institute says that the chain link surrounding the fish pond was also destroyed by unknown people.
13:00
13:00

New Wave of Floods Leaves Thousands Displaced in Dokolo Dokolo District 7 1

Alex Owera, the area councillor Agwata Town council says that the floods are rapidly claiming homes and farmlands even in areas that are far away from the lake shores.
12:14
12:14

Health Centres in Lira Giving ARVs in Bulk to Patients 5

Emily Awio, in charge ART clinic at Ogur HCIV, says that the bulk ARVs are given to people to last them six months. She explains that the drugs are given to people who have a stable viral load and those who have been on treatment for more than two years.
15:43
15:43

Thugs Break Into 21 Shops in Kitgum Municipality 1 3

Joyce Oyella, another businesswoman and proprietor of Kit Lobo knitting and Tailoring Center whose shop was also broken into says she lost goods worth five million shillings .
14:54
14:54

Construction of Lakang Bridge Resumes After President`s Intervention UWA 1 2

Olanya says that he has received a letter from the Ministry of Wildlife, Tourism and Antiquities indicating that they have received a directive from the President to allow the bridge works to continue.
14:30
14:30

Aduku Community, Anglican Church Bicker Over Ownership of Seed School 2 4

Rev. Ronald Ogwang, the Archdeacon of Aboko Archdeaconry claims that the land in question that originally belonged to Otengoro, Atek and Laki clans was donated to the church in 1956. He said part of the church land measuring 15 acres was subsequently used to establish Aboko Seed Secondary School, which should be under the Anglican Church.
13:59
13:59

Man Remanded for Defiling Granddaughter 15 year old girl 2

Trouble for Ogwanga started after the 15-year-old Primary three granddaughter, who is three months pregnant told her clan and local council leaders that her grandfather has been sexually molesting her from January whenever her grandmother would go to the market.
12:16
12:16

Agago Acting DPC, CIO Accused of Selling Impounded Motorcycles 3 1

According to Mohamed, the DPC and his juniors forge logbooks to show that the motorcycle was stolen from the Indian’s hardware, which they use to impound their bikes. He says that the Indians later sell the bike and share the dividends with the officers.
09:54
09:54

Amuru Sub County Registers 170 Cases of Teenage Pregnancies in One Month 3 1

Albert Ladaa, the Amuru Sub County Assistant Community Development Officer told URN on Tuesday that the most affected victims include girls in primary five and six aged between 15 and 17 years.
09:34
09:34

Gulu University Secures UGX 1.1Bn Grants For Fruits, Waste Research 2 1

The fruit and sewage projects worth Shillings 196 million and Shillings 946million respectively are being funded by the government through the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation Programme under the National Research and Innovation Programme (NRIP) for a three year period effective the financial year 2021/2022.
08:38
08:38

Agago Residents Demand Transfer of DPC, OC CID Over Extortion, Torture 1 4

On Tuesday morning, hundreds of the aggrieved locals majority of whom are Boda Boda operators staged protests within Patongo Town Council and at Patongo Police station to demand the release of one of their colleagues who was allegedly arrested by police and detained him for five days without being produced in court.
07:37
07:37

Elderly Couple in Amuru Loses UGX 1.6m to Termites Bank of Uganda 3 2 Top story

Seventy-five-year-old Bicentina Alal and her 80-year-old husband Tito Okema, have been saving money in a metallic case for over three years. The couple lives with their six grandchildren in Kali-Kali Village in Rec Iceke Parish in Layima Sub County, which is about 50kilometers away from Gulu City Centre.
13:06
13:06

Stray Bullet Hits S.4 Student in Agago As Police Battle Demonstrators 1

Lawrence Kidega, a student of Gombe Secondary School in Butambala District was reportedly hit on the left arm while washing clothes in their home compound in Forest Cell in Patongo Town Council.
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