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18:58
18:58

Apaa Residents Reject Adjumani Health Workers for Measles-Rubella Immunization Ministry of Health

On Tuesday, Ocen said that the residents have rejected the health workers from Adjumani district citing distrust.
14:25
14:25

Rubella, Measles Mass Immunization Campaign Launched in Gulu unicef 2 14

The campaign, to be conducted in schools for the first three days and in communities for the last two days, targets all children younger than 15 years, whether previously immunized or not, in order to interrupt the circulation of these diseases. Among them, 8.2 million children younger than 9 months, will also receive the oral polio vaccine.
12:54
12:54

12-Year-Old Boy in Custody for Killing Neighbor’s Baby Murder

The boy reportedly hit the baby using a brick and later hid her body in a nearby bush. The incident happed in Katebu village, Paloga Sub-county in Lamwo district last evening.
18:42
18:42

South Sudan Refugee Influx Increases in Nothern Uganda 1

The joint border monitoring report released on October 10th reveals a slight rise in influx of South Sudan refugees entering the country from 818 registered in August this year.
14:02
14:02

Kitgum Districts Launches Malaria Test and Treat Campaign for P.7 Candidates 3

The district secretary for health and education Walter Oyoo Komakech says the test and treat candidates for malaria campaign is meant to ensure learners in the candidate classes approach the forth coming Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) while they are healthy.
09:38
09:38

Pictorial: Gulu 10km Marathon Run Pece Stadium 14 1

The ten kilometres run was flagged off by Father Martin Agwee who represented the Archbishop of Gulu John Baptist Odama.
12:04
12:04

Missing Kitgum Money Lender Found Dead Pager Division

The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Jimmy Patrick Okema says the deceased was last seen on Independence Day at around 7:25 pm from his residence in East Ward B in Pandwong Division.
17:37
17:37

Gulu Marathon to Raise Awareness on Suicide Prevention suicide in uganda 3

The post-conflict region has registered the highest number of suicide cases over the years. A number of cases have been attributed to alcoholism, trauma and domestic violence.
16:46
16:46

Man Remanded for Battering 15-Year-Old Boy 1

Okello was arrested on Wednesday after smashing eight fingers of Patrick Okello, a resident of Otingowiye village in Ogole Parish.
15:24
15:24

Court Orders Mediation Between Kitgum Vendors, Municipal Authorities Court of Appeal 2 1

The resolution was reached during a court session on an appeal filed by the vendor’s legal representative Dalton Opwonya, seeking to challenge a decision by the High Court in Gulu which lifted a temporary injunction against the eviction of vendors from the site.
11:29
11:29

Man Arrested For Battering 15-Year-Old Boy in Agago 1

Walter Okello reportedly used a claw hammer to smash the victim’s eight fingers in front of his shop in Wol Trading center in Wol Town Council on Tuesday. The victim has been identified as Patrick Okello, a resident of Otingowiye village in Ogole Parish.
12:42
12:42

Suspected Motorcycle Thief Lynched in Kitgum 1

The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson Jimmy Patrick Okema says the deceased was suspected to have stolen a motorcycle registration UEJ542T belonging to Patrick Tabu from Pajimo trading centre.
10:45
10:45

Residents Demand Reinstatement of Police at Okidi Post crimes 1

Two weeks ago, the Kitgum security committee closed down the police post citing limited manpower.
12:45
12:45

Community School in Amuru Closed Over Lack of Toilets 4

Emmanuel Opira, the School Head Boy says that the pit latrine for the boys, girls and one for staff are all filled up. He also says that last week, strong winds blew off the roofs of the toilets.
19:55
19:55

Floods Spread To New Areas 4 1 Top story

Lillian Nkwenge, the Spokesperson Uganda National Meteorological Authority, says farmers should move to raised lands to prevent their crops being swept away by floods as has been experienced in some districts.
17:33
17:33

Heavy Rainfall Threatens Bumper Crop Harvest in Lamwo farmers 1

Tom Kayira Acire, a farmer in Poba Parish, Tegot Kwera South in Agoro Sub-county says he planted rice this season but notes that he is sceptical of getting bumper harvest due to the heavy rainfalls.
11:40
11:40

Acholi Leaders Break Silence On Exorbitant Bride Price 2 1

The Lamwo Resident District Commissioner, Nabinson Kidega says his office has got numerous complaints from young men about the exorbitant bride price imposed on them by their in-laws. Kidega says the vice has discouraged many young from marrying their spouses.
14:49
14:49

Five Arrested With 400Kg of Ivory in Amuru 2 1 Top story

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the River Aswa Region Police Spokesperson told URN this morning that the suspects were from different locations in Amuru district and locked up at Gulu Central Police Station.
12:48
12:48

Six Amuru Staffs Under Probe Over Theft of Solar Batteries 4

John Bosco Langoya, the Pabbo Health Centre III Health Management Committee Chairperson, says the staffs were implicated when they tracked their phone calls last week. He says Remo Nyeko, Patrick Odong and Charles Okiya were in touch the day the batteries were stolen.
11:43
11:43

One Dead, Six Critically Injured After Truck Overturns Kitgum Municipality

The tipper truck registration number UAR 160M was carrying footballers from Kitgum Matidi Sub-county on their way for the Independence Cup Football tournament in Lagoro Sub County organized by Lillian Aber, the National Youth Council Chairperson. The injured are Hassan Ocira 30, Daniel Oboni 18, Ronald Atube 23, David Guma 23, Simon Toolit 27, Daniel Ochan 17 and Kizito Ocakacon 20.
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