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07:36
07:36

Omoro Links Schools To Health Facilities To Ease COVID-19 Fight School Reopening

Rev. Vincent Oceng Ocen, the Omoro District Education Officer told Uganda Radio Network in an interview over the weekend that they have linked 168 primary and secondary schools to 27 health facilities.
11:42
11:42

Four Musicians Injured, One Killed in Crash on Gulu – Kampala Highway Omoro District 1

According to the Police report, the Nissan Xtrail that was being driven by Fiona Alobo hit a Mercedes Benz semi-trailer registration number UBK /09C/ ZF-4408 at 11 pm from Barogal Village, Palenga Town Council in Omoro District near the World Food Program –WFP depot.
10:56
10:56

Three Men Arrested for Lynching Suspected Cattle Thieves in Omoro mob action 1 1

David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the suspects were arrested over the weekend from where they had gone in hiding. According to Mudong, the trio was on Monday subjected to medical examinations under Police form 24 (A) to ascertain their mental wellbeing.
18:53
18:53

Soybean Dealers Throng Omoro District 1 3

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.
11:36
11:36

Omoro Hailstorm Victims Ask Gov't For Relief Lalogi Sub-County 1

The farmers from the parishes of Gem, Opwac and Jaka parishes in Lalogi Sub County lost over 600 acres of crop gardens that were due for harvest to a heavy rainfall that was accompanied by strong wind and hailstorm and lasted for several hours.
07:57
07:57

Lack of Soil Equipment Frustrating Farmers in Acholi Sub Region Odek Sub County 4 2

The soil sensor plays a vital role in modern agricultural and horticultural management and provides a regular assessment of major nutrient levels in the soil to make fertilizer recommendations and to ensure optimum growing conditions.
15:26
15:26

Construction of Opit Secondary School Stalls World Bank 2

The 556 Million Shillings project funded by the World Bank commenced on May 1st this year but later stalled after the contractor abandoned the site.
08:38
08:38

Omoro Hailstorm Victims Appeal for Food Aid, Seeds 2 1

Joseph Bongomin, one of the farmers in Lujorongole Parish, told URN that the heavy rainfall and hailstorm destroyed his 15-acre crop garden comprising soya bean (4acres), sim sim (6) and cassava (5) leaving him stranded.
11:30
11:30

Elders in Omoro Turn to Rituals to Stop Devastating Hailstorm Lakwana Sub-County 4 1

While conducting the exercise, Oyaro made incantation locally known as ‘’Agat’’, picked remains of the large intestine ‘’wee’’ and smeared on Aluma`s bare chest while he pleads with the gods to forgive them and relieve them of further destruction.
17:15
17:15

Village Chairman in Omoro, Four Others Flee Over Death of 16- Year- Old Boy Omoro District 2 1

Peter Oola, the Chairman of Rom Village, Patuda Parish in Omoro District reportedly ordered Nelson Ojok, Michael Odoch, Collins Pute and Charles Okumu to arrest and assault David Okello, 16, and his colleague identified as Patrick Ojok, 19, over theft.
15:00
15:00

Mental Health Uganda Embarks on Door to Door Drive Amidst Lockdown 3 1

John Paul Nyeko, the Coordinator of Mental Health Uganda in Northern Uganda told URN on Monday that the initiative comes at a time when the region is reporting high cases of relapses among mental health and new cases reporting at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Mental Health department daily.
09:41
09:41

ARLPI Embarks on Door to Door COVID-19 Sensitization Drive 4 1

Sheikh Musa Khalil, the Acholi Kadhi and Co-Chair of the ARLPI told URN on Saturday that they are creating awareness about the pandemic through community engagements with local leaders to encourage people to adhere to the preventive measures.
07:48
07:48

ARLPI, Omoro Team Up to Document Land to Curb Disputes 9 1

Abdallah Latif Nasuru, the ARLPI Project Senior Officer told URN on Wednesday that the initiative aims at reducing land conflicts especially on boundaries which is rampant in the district based on their surveys.
17:20
17:20

Beans Rot in Omoro as Farmers Lose Market due to Schools Closure Lalogi Sub County 1 1

“I have moved from Acholi to Karamoja but still there is no hope for the market as our supply chain has been affected” Awino said.
16:06
16:06

Father Pins Police for Allegedly Battering Son While in Custody 1

Ojok was detained on Wednesday 19th after his in-laws charged him with kidnap under Omoro CRB 237/2021. He had gone to his in-laws’ home to convince his wife Christine Aciro to return to his home after she ran away following a misunderstanding between them.
13:43
13:43

Omoro School Closed Over Violent Student's Strike

As a result, the School Management Committee and Omoro District Education authorities met on Monday to decide a way forward. The school headteacher, Stephen Okumu told this meeting that the meeting resolved to suspend the school programs for two weeks.
14:10
14:10

Omoro District Speaker, 7 Others Charged with Criminal Trespass Odek Sub –County 1

The eight were arrested by the local community while on their way to a so-called mercury detection mission at Awere Hill in Odek Sub –County.
16:57
16:57

Omoro District Speaker Arrested over Mercury Mission Odek Sub –County 1

Samuel Owor, the Chairman of Ajan Village told URN in an interview that Odongo who was leading six other men who were approaching Awere Hill and was in possession on a mineral detector machine in a small box.
14:40
14:40

Omoro District Starts Rehabilitation of 91km Community Access Roads Uganda Road Fund 2

The roads that have so far been rehabilitated include 33km Bobi Frontiers – Awor to Ongako, 0.5km Opit to Awor at a tune of 250 million for gravelling under the low-cost ceiling, 8.9km Lakwatomer- Abole-Abili at a tune of 48 million, 8.7km Lalogi-Bario at a tune of 50 million shillings. Others include, 40km Abili-Abwoch to Wii Tochi and Opit to Awor rehabilitated under the district discretionary equalization grant-DDEG. Other roads earmarked for rehabilitation in the next financial year include 7.8km Lakwatomer- Palenga to Keto in Lakwana Sub County and 8km Abole-Lujo Awinyo -Lagwer Dola road.
16:30
16:30

Omoro Residents Walk 30 Kilometers to Vote in New Polling Station Ongako Sub-County.

They braved the hot sun and reached the Dog-Tochi market polling station at half-past midday tired and exhausted but hopeful to cast their votes.
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