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16:47
16:47

Man Commits Suicide After Wrongly Suspecting Wife of Cheating Paimol Subcounty

Paimol Sub-county Chairperson George William Komakech says that the deceased picked a fight with his wife on Wednesday after allegedly spending several minutes communicating to a person he suspected was a new lover.
05:38
05:38

Six Children Stuck in Gulu Hospital with COVID -19 Positive Mothers 1 2

Dr Paska Apiyo, the Head of the COVID -19 Treatment Centre at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital told URN in an interview that one of the COVID -19 positive mothers was forced to carry her child along because her husband-a police officer- declined to take care of the child claiming he has a busy schedule.
12:57
12:57

Gov`t Allocates UGX 500m for Training Refugees in Vocational Skills 2 1

Hillary Onek, the Minister for Refugees and Disaster Preparedness in the Office of the Prime Minister on Wednesday said that the funds will be channelled through Don Bosco Vocational Training Centre, a missionary owned Centre in Palabek Sub County established last year.
12:32
12:32

PWDs in Amuru Demand for Special Needs Schools 2

Currently, the district has no special needs school with the nearest schools being in neighbouring Gulu district.
07:38
07:38

40,000 Refugees in Lamwo Receive Free Face Masks 7 1

The reusable masks were on Wednesday distributed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees- UNHCR.
14:30
14:30

Floods Force Hundreds Out of Their Homes in Lamwo 3

Roeslyn Acan, the Te-Yaa Village Vice chairperson, says apart from submerging over 135 houses, several roads are also cut off affecting the movement of residents.
10:54
10:54

Amuru Seeks UGX 500m Quarterly Funding for COVID-19 Fight 3 1

Michael Lakony, the Amuru district Chairperson says that the 165 million Shillings that was given to each of the districts was inadequate. He argues that the district receives high numbers of COVID-19 cases from truck drivers who enter and exit South Sudan through Elegu Border point.
15:32
15:32

Paidha Black Angles FC Target Return to Uganda Premier League FUFA Big League 1 2

Bhakit Yahya, the club`s Chief executive officer says, they are using absence of active football to develop strategies of raising finances to attain their target of qualifying to Uganda premier league and retaining their position in the country`s top tier league. Yahya says they have embarked on writing a series of proposals seeking potential club sponsors and endorsements as an avenue of boosting the financial base of the club.
16:16
16:16

Kitgum District COVID-19 Taskforce Protests Delayed Release of Test Results 1

The LC V Chairperson, Jackson Omona who co-chairs the District COVID 19 taskforce, says despite adhering to the stipulated Standard Operating Procedures on timely submission of samples taken from suspects they are dismayed over the delayed release of results from the center.
21:23
21:23

Teen Mother Throws One-Year-Old Baby in River Aringa 2

According to Komakech, the 17-year-old mother kept silent over the matter hoping the corpse would be swept away by the already flooded river. But upon thorough interrogation, She revealed that she had thrown the baby in the river after the father failed to provide for them.
15:19
15:19

9,000 Amuru Sub County Residents Miss Out on Face Masks Ministry of Health 1 1

David Ocira, the Amuru Sub County LC3 Chairperson, says that his area on Tuesday received 40,000 face masks from the district health department.
13:12
13:12

West Lango Diocese Seeks for UGX 2.5 Billion to Upgrade Headquarters 2 2 Top story

Rev. Canon Vincent Ogwang, the Dean of West Lango Diocese, says the program to upgrade St. Peter’s Cathedral to international standards was initiated by Bishop Rt. Rev. Julius Ceaser Nina Otim.
09:41
09:41

Traders Count Losses as Thugs Break Into 17 Shops 1

David Ocira, the Amuru Sub County LC 3 Chairperson told URN that they suspect that the thugs used master keys to open the padlocks on the 17 shops. He disclosed traders in Tedi and Okungedi trading centers also suffered a similar fate sometime back and the suspects are yet to be apprehended.
12:09
12:09

Suspected Karamojong Cattle Rustlers Kill Three People in Kitgum

Orom Sub County Chairperson Quirino Olum says the armed rustlers believed to be seven in number, raided Lapetak village in Loliya parish on Tuesday evening with intentions of stealing livestock. However, they ere repulsed by residents who raised an alarm.
11:40
11:40

Health Ministry Lifts Movement Restrictions on Gulu District Ministry of Health 2 1

A 14-day lockdown had been imposed on Gulu, after a pronouncement by President Yoweri Museveni to maintain restrictions on areas that had evidence of community transmissions of the virus. At the time, there were 43 active cases of COVID-19 undergoing treatment at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital.
14:49
14:49

Gulu City: Police Bans Fireworks Display 3

According to the plan, the fireworks display was scheduled to take place at Lacor Trading Centre, Layibi Roundabout, Laliya, Bungatira and Unyama, which are main entry points into the municipality.
14:28
14:28

Acholi Religious Leaders Petition Gulu District Speaker Over Proposed District Headquarters Gulu becomes city 7 1

Retired Bishop Onweng on Tuesday presented the petition to the speaker`s office demanding that the new district headquarters be established at Ajulu in Patiko Sub County.
14:22
14:22

Aromo HCIII Suspends Services Following Collapse of Ceiling 4 4

Betty Akello, an enrolled midwife attached to the facility explains that the Health center cannot handle any maternity related cases currently, a reason they are referring them to Lira Regional Referral Hospital or Ogur HCIV. Subsequently, the room ceilings from the general and maternity wards also followed, forcing mothers who were at the unit to sleep under their beds.
17:21
17:21

Security Blocks Emergency Council Meeting in Lamwo 2

According to Amone, the councilors were expected to deliberate how the constituencies were demarcated basing on recommendations drawn from community members opposed to development contrary to the council resolution for the creation of two new constituencies instead of one.
10:31
10:31

18 School Girls Married Off in Adjumani During Lockdown

Philip Akuku Kaya, an Education Officer in Adjumani district, says preliminary reports show that some of girls got married after waiting for schools to resume in vain while others got married after conceiving.
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