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17:16
17:16

High Court Dismisses Election Petition Against Erute South MP Lira High Court 3 2

In his ruling on Friday, Justice Vincent Emmy Mugabo dismissed the petition on grounds that Engola did not prove that any illegality or offences were committed in the election by Odur or the Electoral Commission.
14:19
14:19

31 Arrested Partying in Kitgum Municipality

The suspects who include nine women and 22 men were picked from Corner pub in Central division, Kitgum Municipality on Thursday night.
13:15
13:15

43 Villages in Agago Declared Open Defecation Free Omot subcounty 2 1

The report released this week in Agago District reveals a great stride towards reduction in open defecation in the two sub-counties that have for long remained epicentres of unhygienic practices.
12:57
12:57

NDA Closes Drug Outlets in Acholi Over Non Compliance drug shops 3 1

During the operation, 248 drug outlets were inspected including pharmacies; 225 drug shops and seven veterinary drug shops.
12:27
12:27

SAGE Beneficiaries in Lira Die Before Receiving Stipend 6 2

Records from the Community Development Office show that 24 beneficiaries died before they received the money in the first phase of the program in June 2020.
10:54
10:54

Ayabi Sub County Residents Demand for Police Post 4 1

Geoffrey Okwanga, a resident of Aculawic Village says that he has lost valuable items to thieves that have been terrorizing the area for the last 20-years. He said he is ready to give out some land to pave way for the construction of a police post.
18:53
18:53

Soybean Dealers Throng Omoro District 3 1

The dealers come from far as Lira City and Central Uganda in search of lucrative crops which is a major raw material for producing edible oil among other food products.
16:06
16:06

Attiak Sugar Factory to Construct Irrigation Schemes Along River Unyama to Mitigate Flooding 1

Mahmood Abdi, the Director of Agriculture and Plantation, Attiak Sugar Factory which sits along River Unyama says that they intend to construct irrigation schemes and water dams along the river to mitigate flooding in Elegu Township and the factory as well as to secure water for the factory`s sugarcane plantation in all seasons.
15:54
15:54

Death of 22-year-old Man Sparks Revenge Attacks in Kitgum Orom East Subcounty 1

The deceased identified as John Ali a resident of Lucomo central village in Akurumo Parish was reportedly speared to death from his home at about 4 am on Wednesday by Simon Nagara. The suspect reportedly speared Ali on his left chest, killing him instantly.
13:45
13:45

LC Chairman, 12 Teachers Arrested for Operating School in Refugee Camp 4 1

According to Kidega, besides conducting lessons illegally, the teachers and pupils were not adhering to the COVID-19 standard operating procedures including wearing face masks, observing social distancing, hand sanitizing, with majority not vaccinated.
11:03
11:03

Pastoralists Given 2-Day Ultimatum to Leave Kitgum District 1 6

Mark Rubangakene, the Labongo Akwang Sub-County Chairperson says that the pastoralists illegally entered the sub-county.
10:31
10:31

Amuru Residents Struggle to Access Services Due to Poor Road Network 2 1

Stella Auma, a resident of Lajalula Sub County told URN that the poor road network in her area has led to hiked transport fares to the nearest Omer Health Centre II, which is about 32 kilometers away from her home.
06:15
06:15

Education Ministry Investigating Closure of Gulu Clinical School Gulu City 2 1

Dr Safina Museene, the Commissioner in –charge of Health Education and Training at the Ministry of Education and Sports says a team of officials from the Ministry are in Gulu City to investigate the circumstance leading to the closure of the college and also find an amicable solution.
18:51
18:51

Madi Okollo Acquires Land for Industrial Park 4

The land comprising two blocks is located in Rhino Camp Sub County. Moses Dalili the Chief Administrative Officer Madi Okollo district says that the district has secured land titles for the two blocks.
15:11
15:11

Strange Genital Disease Reported In Elegu Township 2 1

Kassim Kule, the Elegu Township Local Chairperson told URN on Tuesday that the disease has been reported among both the young and elderly persons of all sexes. He disclosed that the disease makes one scratch themselves ‘’shamelessly’’ even among the public.
13:41
13:41

Suspected Karimojong Rustlers Fleeing Disarmament Enter Agago 1 Top story

The Fifth Infantry Division Commander, Brig. William Bainomugisha said that he wasn’t aware of the reported entry of rustlers in Agago running away from the ongoing operations in Karamoja. He however says in any case if the rustlers sneak across the border, they would be repulsed with force due to the heavy deployment of UPDF soldiers along the Agago, Karamoja border.
12:09
12:09

Mob Kills Man for Slaughtering His Wife

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Region Spokesperson, who described the incident as barbaric, says that they have since recovered the exhibits, adding that inquiries are ongoing although no suspect has been arrested.
19:15
19:15

Kitgum Fails to Hit Target for Teachers COVID-19 Vaccination 3 1

The district had targeted to vaccinate 1,829 teachers out of which, 1,189 are in the district and 640 in the Municipality. Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech, however, says by Thursday last week, only 427 teachers out of the targeted 1,829 had received their first and second jab.
14:28
14:28

Elephants Kill 40-Year-Old Man in Murchison Falls National Park 1 1

The deceased was on a Bajaj motorcycle with his nephew Dick Ogwang when they rammed into the herd of elephants.
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