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16:26
16:26

Heavy Rains Worsen Road Network in Pader 1 2

Pajule Sub-county Chairperson Brilliant Tito Okello, who is also the Roads Committee chairperson says that many community access and district roads in his area have been heavily devastated by rains. The most affected include Pajule-Amoko lgwai and Acholi bur-lira roads.
13:37
13:37

Residents Petition RDC Over Shoddy Work 1 3 Top story

Pule James Okello, a resident of Aboko parish observed that the culverts installed on Aboko-Chawente road especially at Omakomac, Awuku SDS Church and dam Alolo are small and weak, a reason why they broke down one week after installation.
14:35
14:35

Former Street Children in Gulu to Benefit From UGX 678M Vocational Training Project 2 2

Christine Latigo the Country Director for Generation in Actions says that the beneficiaries are girls aged between 8-15 years. They were picked from the streets of Gulu City between March and May this year.
12:56
12:56

LC1 Chairperson in Gulu Arrested for Alleged Murder

Patrick Komakech was arrested from Paicho Police Station on Saturday evening together with John Kaggwa on allegations of beating to death Calvin Atto, a suspected cattle thief.
09:53
09:53

Gulu Hospital Struggles to Respond to Emergencies As Ambulances Break Down Covid-19 in Gulu 1 2

The ambulances include one that was in June donated by the Ministry of Health to respond to Covid-19 emergencies and the other given by the government in 2007.
09:43
09:43

Amuru District Stuck with Dozens of Grounded Vehicles government vehicles 3 2

The vehicles either broke down due to mechanical issues or got involved in accidents.
09:36
09:36

Kitgum Prison Turned Into Covid-19 Quarantine Center for Inmates 2 1

Frank Baine, Uganda Prisons Spokesperson, says that the prison cells will be used to hold new inmates on remand from all over Acholi sub-region to curb the spread of COVID-19.
09:06
09:06

Market Vendors in Gulu, LOP Defy Covid-19 Guidelines Olailong Market 2 3

The meeting turned rowdy when Aol disclosed that she had come with one million shillings to give to the vendors as seed capital.
12:04
12:04

Lightning Kills One in Agago lightning strike

The deceased has been identified as 13-year-old Ivan Ebong, a Primary Seven pupil of Lala Primary school.
07:30
07:30

Floods Hit Kitgum Municipality as R. Pager Bursts Banks central division 4 2

Several fish ponds, nursery beds for trees, a residential house, vegetable and maize gardens near the river banks in Pager and Central Divisions have since been submerged. Margaret Lakidi, a fish farmer in Ayul B village in Pager Division says five of her fish ponds have been submerged.
06:16
06:16

UPDF 4th Division Retires 111 Officers and Millitants 4 4

They are part of the 1036 Officers and Militants of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) who have honourably retired from active service in the Forces after completing 20 to 40 years of service to the nation and the region.
04:51
04:51

Army Seeks Collaboration from Vigilantes to Curb Renewed Cattle Theft karimojong warriors 1

More than 1,000 youthful vigilantes in Paimol sub-county, one of the areas frequented by the cattle thugs early this year volunteered to guard their kraals and protect animals from looters. This comes at the backdrop of an increment in cases of cattle theft in the district by warriors from the neighbouring Karamoja region.
15:55
15:55

Gulu Regional Referral Hospital in UGX 262m Debt 2 1

James Elima, the Hospital Director disclosed on Thursday that the hospital purchased food worth 190 million shillings for feeding Covid-19 suspects and patients at the quarantine and treatment centres respectively.
15:44
15:44

Siblings Arrested for Killing Mother’s Lover In Agago murder 2

George William Kilama, the Paimol Sub county LC III Chairperson told URN in an interview that the suspects had severally warned the deceased to keep away from their mother.
11:45
11:45

Heavy Rains Destroy Crops in Pader flood waters 6 2

Scovia Adokorach, a farmer in Bar Ayom village in Ogole Parish, Lapul Sub County says that nearly ten of their family gardens have all been flooded following heavy rains that started falling last month.
08:02
08:02

Atiak Outgrowers' Cooperative Society Cry Foul Over Unpaid Cane Seeds sugar project 3 1 Top story

Santa Jolly Laker, the Chairperson Atiak Out growers' Cooperative Society Limited, says the failure to pay for the cane has affected the livelihood of 1,946 members.
05:55
05:55

Army Recovers 39 Cattle Looted by Suspected Karamojong Warriors in Kitgum Orom Subcounty 2

The warriors reportedly raided Agoromin village in Lolwa Parish at about 5 pm on Monday evening and looted 60 animals belonging to Calvin Ocaya, a livestock farmer in the area. 26 of the looted animals were Freshian while 34 were local breeds, security personnel reported.
22:20
22:20

Pece Prison Placed Under Quarantine as Inmate Tests Positive for COVID-19 Gulu City 1 Top story

Dr. Paska Apiyo, the head of Case Management at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital told URN in an interview that the inmate was admitted around 4pm on Tuesday and was in stable condition.
12:41
12:41

Police Manpower Shortage Stiffles Enforcement of Covid-19 Preventive Guidelines Police officers 1 3

Dr. Geoffrey Okello, the Acting Medical Superintendent Kitgum General Hospital, says many people are not following the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs issued by the Health Ministry in regards to fighting Covid-19.
12:40
12:40

Pandwong Health Workers Start Outreach Programs for Patients Ministry of Health 1 3

Kitgum Municipal Council Town Clerk, Emmanuel Banya says that the health workers have resumed outreach programmes on immunization, attending to HIV patients and monitoring Village Health team [VHT] activities.
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