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10:21
10:21

Teacher Shortage Impeding Swahili Language Teaching in Apac Schools 3

Last year, the government rolled out the revised curriculum for lower secondary schools. About 16,000 teachers were trained to implement the new curriculum, however, Kiswahili teachers were lacking.
11:17
11:17

Apac Councillors Fault CAO Over Botched Study Tour 3

Wanje later told URN in a telephone interview that he could not facilitate the tour because the organizers did not make adequate preparation. He accused the district Speaker, Peter Obong and other members of the advance team who went for a feasibility study in Sironko District for failure to submit any report to his office on their findings.
11:49
11:49

Dokolo, Apac Schools Receive 800 Iron Sheets from OPM 2

The institutions were in March this year hit hard by the heavy rains accompanied by the hail storms that blew off classroom structures and latrine premises, forcing the learners to study under tree shades.
07:43
07:43

Rwekunye–Apac Road Workers Protest over Pay, Poor Working Conditions 2 3

The workers argue that they lack protective gears which expose them to accidents and are underpaid. Casual labourers are paid 4,500 to 6,000 Shillings per day, which they say is inadequate compared to the cost of living.
18:00
18:00

Excitement as Masindi Port Ferry Resumes Operation Months after Suspension 2 2

Anthony Okucu, the UNRA Lira Station Engineer says the ferry has resumed normal operation and is capable of conducting 22 trips a day. He asked the travelers to resume their normal travel schedules.
13:14
13:14

PLE Papers Delivered to Wrong Examination Centre in Apac 3

At about 9:45 am, Ibuje Primary School located in Ibuje sub-county Apac district received examination materials meant for Boke Primary School, which is sitting at Alenga Primary school examination centre.
13:25
13:25

Six Arrested over Murder of 16-Year Old Boy in Apac 2

It is alleged that Oyuru picked a quarrel with the six suspects over a girl while at a drinking joint in Acenglyet market, however on his way home, the deceased was reportedly attacked by yet to be identified assailants who stabbed him with a kitchen knife to death.
16:27
16:27

Apac Municipality Bans Sale of Fuel in Plastic Bottles 3 2

Geoffrey Ojuka Ekweny the directly elected councillor for Ngec ward in Arocha Division observes that petrol is highly flammable which is risky to have it being sold in open and public places.
18:46
18:46

Apac District Leaders Raise Concern over Being Sidelined from UGX 114b Project European Union (EU) 6

Asante Odongo, the LCV vice chairperson who said he has only been hearing about DINU programs in other districts not knowing it was being implemented in his district as well.
08:39
08:39

Construction of 191 Kilometer Rwekunye–Kitgum Road Starts 1 2

The road project that was launched in October last year, by President Museveni was expected to commence in November 2020, however, it delayed, raising concern among residents and the business community.
09:40
09:40

Bursar in Apac Arrested for Alleged Theft of Cattle 1

It is alleged that Ongom has been using his white tipper Lorry registration number UAF 253-Y to transport stolen cattle from Chegere Sub County for sale outside Apac District.
15:18
15:18

Thugs Steal Drugs at Atar Health Center II 1

Unidentified thugs on Wednesday night a group of thugs broke into the facility and stole five temperature guns, a weighing scale, and assortments of coartem, gloves and other valuable items.
07:36
07:36

Panic as EC Conducts Election in Nonfunctional Sub Counties, Town Councils 1 Top story

Sarah Bukariwa, the Lango and Acholi Regional Electoral Officer, says that they are neither responsible for the creation of the administrative units nor their operationalization. “The Electoral Commission is not responsible in any way for the operationalization of the new administrative units, our work is to conduct elections in the gazetted areas and that is all. The Ministry of Local Government is responsible and I think they will handle that,” she said in an interview.
16:01
16:01

Witchdoctor Survives Lynching after Failing to Remove Charms 1

Sam Olal, an eye witness, says the residents roughed up Katumba and started assaulting him. It took the intervention of the local leaders to rescue Katumba and hand him over to police.
18:54
18:54

Village Chairperson Caught Redhanded with Married Woman, Impeached 1

The locals accused the Village Chairman of sleeping with married women in his area which they According to Acio, Opito alerted his neighbours who helped him to break the door and they managed to catch Obia red-handed in his bed with his wife. He was led to Arocha LCII Chairman, Tonny Otyang with used condoms and his underwear as exhibits.
13:09
13:09

Thousands Miss Out on Mosquito Nets in Apac Apac District 1 4

Francis Ayo, the chairperson of Ilera Cell Village, Agulu Division in Apac Municipality, says he received only 155 out of the 349 mosquito nets he was expecting for his area, a reason why he refused to take it.
06:23
06:23

Pictorial: Flooding in Apac District UNRA 11

The small canoes carry a total of 9 passengers at a cost of 1000 shillings per head without luggage. They charge 4000 for a person crossing with a bicycle and 5000 shillings for one with a motorcycle. Luggage are charged separately depending on the size and weight.
06:46
06:46

Floods Cut-off Ibuje Sub- County Cut from Apac District roads impassable 2 5

Robson Bob Orech, the Community Development Officer at Ibuje Sub county who said the flood was first experienced in the area in 1964explained that so many people are suffering as a result of the floods.
08:48
08:48

600 Pupils in Apac Fail to Show up for PLE Registration 3

According to the copy of the report obtained by Uganda Radio Network, Alenga primary school registered only 69 out of the 84 candidates that reported before the lockdown, Adem primary school registered 30 out of the 38 finalists while Amilo primary school only registered 34 out of 64 learners in the candidate’s class.
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