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14:14
14:14

Police Pursue Couple Over Aunt's Killing 1

It is reported that on Wednesday night, the deceased identified as Carla Adul had a quarrel with her nephew's wife called Lakot over a water bucket belonging to the deceased. In the fight, the old woman sustained the fatal wound on her head.
10:15
10:15

Absence of Service Commission Fails Recruitment of 40 Staff in Gulu District 1

The service commission which consists of five members has only two members, whose term is still running, leaving out the rest whose term had expired.
09:04
09:04

Gulu District Sells 30 Plots of Land to Settle Compensation for Dismissed Staff debt 2 1

The District Council passed a resolution in 2001 for the termination of contracts of Parish Chiefs who were working in the various Sub Counties across the district. The resolution led to the termination of contracts for 89 Parish Chiefs who later dragged the district to court and sought compensation for unlawful termination.
14:32
14:32

Gulu City Fails to Repair Broken Street Lights 1

Dozens of the light have malfunctioned ranging from broken bulbs, stolen batteries and non-functional batteries.
14:01
14:01

Ugandan Shot Dead in South Sudan Torit state 1 Top story

Amono was shot in an ambush between Chukudum and Camp 15 in Budi County, Eastern Equatoria State She later succumbed to her injuries. An unidentified driver of the same organization also reportedly sustained gunshot injuries.
18:34
18:34

More Households in Kitgum District Turn to Solar Products-Report renewable energy 4 1

The report presented by the outgoing Kitgum District Chairperson Jackson Omona shows a total of 13,188 households were by the end of last year using off-grid solar products for lighting and other uses. It equally showed an increment of solar usage in the district by more than ten times from the 2,041 households surveyed in 2016 that were found to be using solar energy in rural and urban areas.
15:43
15:43

Fall Armyworms Destroy Maize Gardens in Gulu Agrithon 6 1

Matthew Opiyo, a farmer in Bungatira Sub County is also crying out for help to prevent the pest which he says has destroyed almost three-acres of his three weeks` old maize crops in the last one week.
17:04
17:04

Kitgum District Budget Up By One Percent 1 3

According to the draft budget, Education and sports took the lion share of shillings 13.2 billion followed by health and environment at shillings 7 billion, administration at 4.7 billion and production and marketing at shillings 4.5 billion.
16:49
16:49

Kitgum RDC Suspends Speech At Council Meeting in Anger 6 1

Komakech had just begun delivering his remarks on the state of security in the district when Charles Peko, the LCV Councilor Labongo Akwang rose up demanding him to halt his speech.
15:17
15:17

Drop in Gulu District Budget Worries Leaders 1 3

Christopher Opiyo Ateke, the incoming Gulu District Chairman says there is a very big difference between the running budget and the one for the next financial year and that the operation of the district will not be easy.
13:42
13:42

Creation of New Electoral Areas Crafts UGX190M Funding Gap for Kitgum 4

According to Lapyem, the district initially used to allocate a shillings 63,000,000 of their budget on wages and facilitation for district councilors in each financial year but with the number increasing from 23 to 42 leaders implies that their entitlement would require shillings 132,000,000 translating to a shillings 69,000,000 funding gap.
11:38
11:38

Suspected Armed South Sudanese Raid Cattle in Lamwo 2

The Lamwo Resident District Commissioner James Nabinson Kidega says during the pursuit, the security had a brief gunfire exchange with the armed rustlers believed to be eight in number in the areas of Lolum and Ore-4 hills bordering Madi Opei on Tuesday morning.
10:32
10:32

Interim Sub County Chairpersons in Gulu Demand UGX 92.4m Arrears Gulu District 2

They have been in the acting capacities since July 1 2018 when the newly created Sub –Counties started operations.
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20:14

60-Year Old Man Commits Suicide in Nwoya District deaths 1 1

Robert Lakony, the LCI of Agonga village told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that the body is taken to Gulu Regional Referral l Hospital for postmortem.
14:38
14:38

Mental Health Activists Decry Shortage of Psychiatrists 3 1

Derrick Kiiza, the Executive Director of Mental Health Uganda disclosed that there are only 43 psychiatrists in Uganda who are deployed in Mulago and Butabika National Referral Hospitals and four regional referral hospitals offering mental health services.
11:38
11:38

Arocha Primary School Seeks UGX 200M to Rehabilitate Classrooms 3 2

The school with more than 2,000 pupils has classroom blocks that are dilapidated with a leaking roof, broken ceiling boards and sinks, inadequate and non-functional toilets coupled with limited space.
14:15
14:15

Sorry State of Attiak-Palabek Road Irks Residents 2 3

The road connects the districts of Amuru, Lamwo and Kitgum and Gulu via Palaro. The murram road is currently in a sorry state with numerous potholes, poor drainages, mud and a section of it cut-off and becoming impassable.
10:11
10:11

Chinese Firm Contracted to Rehabilitate USMID Roads in Gulu City World Bank 1 1

The roads include Oola Lubaro Road, Vincent Opiyo Road, Lakana Odongkara Road, Francis Barabanawe Road, Onono Road and Nelson Mandela Road.
09:31
09:31

Newborn Screening Program for Sickle Cell Launched in Lira Hospital sickle cell disease 5

CONSA will combine newborn screening and early intervention using the standard of care regimen that includes routine immunization, folic acid administration and anti-bacterial prophylaxis among others.
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15:44

What Next After Ongwen’s Sentencing? ICC 1 1

Ongwen 45, was found guilty of 61 crimes comprising crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in Northern Uganda between 1 July 2002 and 31 December 2005 while serving as a brigade commander of the LRA’s Sinia Brigade.
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