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06:52
06:52

UPDF Hands Over Bodies of S. Sudan Soldiers Killed in Lamwo

Two South Sudan soldiers were shot dead and one captured alive by UPDF on Tuesday afternoon in a heated gunfire exchange as they defended an illegal roadblock they had erected on Ugandan territory, 1.5 kms from Ngomoromo Border Post in Lokung sub-county.
16:03
16:03

Bar Owner in Kitgum Arrested for Stabbing Client over UGX 500

The Kitgum District Police Commander Emmy Keith Eyaku says that Acan was arrested after a relative tipped the police about the whereabouts of the suspect.
15:47
15:47

Elderly Woman Burns Five Houses, Self to Death Over Land Feud 2 1

According to neighbours, Adong has been threatening to end her life because of a feud with her son identified as Tom Ocepa over land.
11:44
11:44

Court Bailiffs in Gulu Under Investigation for Alleged Theft of Cattle Awach Sub County 1

Court Bailiffs from JED Courts Bailiffs and Auctioneers Associates reportedly went to Ogura village early in September to auction 30 acres of land to recover 11.1 Million Shillings following a ruling of the court of appeal.
09:47
09:47

Kwania District Receives UGX492 Million to Repair Community Access Roads 4 1

Edward Eyak Odongo, the Kwania District Engineer says that the roads to be rehabilitated include; 21 kilometre Atar trading center to Bala Boarder that connects Kwania to Kole district, Onywal-onote to Teogali, Abwong to Lira boarder, Nambieso to Agwata boarder that connects Kwania to Dokolo and Aboko to Chawente community access roads.
09:25
09:25

Close to 2000 Underage Girls Impregnated in Kitgum During Lockdown 1 3

Kitgum District Chairperson, Jackson Omona, says the overwhelming cases of teenage pregnancies are worrying.
16:07
16:07

Gulu Main Market Struggles to Settle UGX 22m Power Bill accumulated debt 2 1

Francis Mego-Lonyo, the Market Master says the bill accumulated during the covid-19 lockdown when part of the market was closed.
10:51
10:51

Two SPLA Soldiers Killed in Clashes With UPDF

The soldiers had reportedly encroached into Ugandan territory and erected a roadblock one and a half kilometres from Ngomoromo border post in Lokung sub-county.
08:37
08:37

6,000 People Displaced by Floods in Kwania District 4 2

The most affected are nine parishes, of Nambieso, Owiny, Bung, Atuma, Anwangi, Acaba, Ayabi, Acwao and Etekiber.
07:13
07:13

UPDF, S.Sudan Gunmen Exchange Gunfire over Boundary in Lamwo Lokung Subcounty

Security personnel at Ngomoromo border checkpoint who sought anonymity for fear of reprisal said that the armed men invaded the Ugandan territory on Monday night and erected a roadblock at Lakolori, a kilometre from the previous checkpoint in Otwilo all territories on the Ugandan side.
07:28
07:28

Lira Regional Referral Hospital X- Ray Unit Closed Over Radiation Leakage Ministry of Health

A source at the facility told URN that the X-ray unit was closed on October 15th, 2020 because the radiation from the X-ray machine was exposing the operators to danger.
19:31
19:31

Four Civil Servants in Apac District on Spot for Engaging in Politics 3 2

Innocent Abongo, the Apac district Acting Probation Officer, Frank Ogwang, the Acting Sub County Chief of Chegere Sub County, Wilbert Obala the Ibuje Sub County Chief and Andrew Omadi Omara, the Office Assistant have allegedly appeared in public campaigning for some aspirants in Apac district.
15:54
15:54

Agago Locals Stare at Hunger As Floods Ravage Gardens Heavy rains

Omol says he lost three sacks of maize and two sacks of millet, which he had harvested recently and stored for family consumption. Omol notes that he is now stuck without food and shelter to accommodate his children, saying they are currently surviving on handouts from friends and relatives.
14:36
14:36

Rampant Murders Worry Acholi Leaders 1 2

In the past three weeks, at least 8 murder cases have been registered in the region. The latest is by one Kenneth Ogwang who Police say axed his wife Betty Akello to death on Thursday Last week from Kole district.
11:28
11:28

Health Workers to Drive Youth to Suicide in Northern Uganda Using Stigma Ministry of Health 4

Due to stigma, Amuka says, many young positive are forced to abandon medication, while some commit suicide as a result of psychological torture by some medical workers, parents and members of the community.
07:28
07:28

Omoro Seeks Support for Reopening of Nodding Disease Treatment Centre Omoro District 1 1

According to Okao, two of the 217 victims in the district died after being returned to their parents when the center collapsed a year ago. He asks Ministry of Health to consider reopening the Centre to support the rehabilitation, care and treatment of such children.
19:36
19:36

Creating Districts Takes Away Opportunities from Our People - Pader Chairman 1

According to Oringa, this will affect the number of people that will have the opportunity to attain higher learning at university level, which is a big loss to the district, since many parents cannot afford to pay for university.
12:25
12:25

Pader District Unknowingly Practicing Child Labour 1

Pader OC Family and child protection unit in Pader, Titus Fred Okello says that people are ignorant about what amounts to child labour and the dangers it poses to the life of a child.
18:22
18:22

Dog Steals Suspect's Amputated Leg, Dumps it on Gulu Street Pece Prison 1 Top story

Gulu Resident District Commissioner and Chairperson District Security Committee Maj. Santo Okot Lapolo revealed that the limb belonged to Mr Kennedy Ocaya, an inmate who was shot during a foiled escape from lawful detention at Pece Prison.
17:09
17:09

Aduku GISO Arrested for Illegal Possession Military Uniform Uganda Police Force 2

The Alany Cell LC I Chairperson, Jimmy Ogwang, says Okello’s arrest was prompted by complaints from community members implicating him for illegally acquiring military uniform and using it to antagonize their peace.
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