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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 6 1

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 1 2

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 1 3

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.
12:10
12:10

Residents Intercept and Evict Pastoralists in Kitgum 2

Kidega says immediate inquiries revealed that the animals were brought in the area courtesy of a local resident identified as Livingstone Oketa who invited the pastoralists on a verbal agreement with the cattle keepers who would also herd his animals along theirs.
10:09
10:09

Pader District Executives Accused of Sharing OWC Piglets Uganda Government 7 1

Auma Pamela Peace, a resident of Kirombe in Lira city was among the ghost beneficiaries listed to have got the consignments but after investigation, it was found out that she does not know about the project since she hails from Lira district yet her number was registered in the names of Okema Vincent under Laguti sub-county in Pader district.
08:52
08:52

Residents of Elegu Township Petition Ecweru Over Flooding Ministry of Works 1 1 Top story

Residents in the area say that they are currently living in fear of destruction and deaths due to the resurgence of heavy rains which started last month and have been accompanied by sights of floods.
13:34
13:34

Politicians, Security Agents Accused of Meddling in LDU Recruitment Exercise in Lango 5 3

Brig. Steve Mugerwa, the team leader of the recruitment exercise blamed the politicians and some security organs within the districts for interfering with their work thus causing delays.
13:19
13:19

Nearly 80 Percent of Teachers in Pader Vaccinated Against COVID-19 1

According to District Secretary for Health Justine Ocen, out of the total 810 teachers in the district, 638 had by the end of last week been vaccinated against COVID-19, with 192 already having received both the first and second jab.
11:20
11:20

Residents Protest Giveaway of Rock to Road Contractor 3

Residents accusing Ibuje Sub County leaders of fraudulently taking 105 million shillings which was reportedly deposited into the Sub County account by Sadeem Al Kuwait Construction to allow them to gain access to the rock to conduct quarrying for the tarmacking of Rwenkunye-Apac-Lira Road.
17:21
17:21

Residents Stranded as Hailstorm Destroys Gardens in Oyam District 3 5

The storm uprooted bananas and destroyed countless gardens of cassava, maize and cabbages. The most affected villages are Obangangeo, Opwot, and Boda in Kulu-Abura parish Minakulu sub county.
16:30
16:30

Acholi MPs Task Paramount Chief to Intervene in Apaa Township Unrest Acholi Chiefdom 1 2

The MPs say that the subjects of the Paramount Chief living in the Apaa Township are being brutalized and allegedly killed by their rival tribesmen.
15:00
15:00

Seven Injured as Taxi Rams into Stationary Truck in Pader Acholibur Subcounty 1

The unidentified victims who include a taxi driver and six passengers sustained injuries after the taxi they were traveling in rammed into a stationary truck on Friday evening. The incident happened at Wii-ogwang village in Gemonyot Parish, Acholi Bur sub-county.
12:08
12:08

Eight Critically Injured in Gulu – Kampala Highway Accident Oyam District 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the vehicle being driven by one Geoffrey Mayambala lost control and overturned multiple times after one of its tyres burst.
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