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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.
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.
07:50
07:50

Custodians of Nodding Syndrome Debilitated Children Ask Gov’t for Skills Training well-wishers 1 3 Top story

Grace Atim, an elderly mother and resident of Ajan village in Lamola Parish in Odek lost her daughter to the disease. She says if they are empowered through vocational training and soft skills such as agribusiness, village savings schemes, and tailoring and small business enterprises they will be able to fend for themselves and relieve the government the burden of begging.
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.
15:16
15:16

Families Plead with Gov't to Reopen Nodding Syndrome Treatment Centers Kitgum District 1 5

Michael Odur, a resident of Labworomor village in Akwang, says that caring for the children affected by the nodding condition since the closure of the treatment centers has become an uphill task for him and the entire family due to resource constraints.
12:05
12:05

Omoro District Gets UGX 1.2Bn for Elevation of Health Centres Ministry Of Health 1

Douglas Okello Peter, the Secretary of Health says that the elevation will improve health services in the community.
15:15
15:15

95 Kilometers of Roads in Omoro District in Appalling State Uganda Road Funds 2

The most affected roads categorized with deep potholes, broken culverts and bridges include 14km Bobi-Wii Lacic, 14.9km Palenga to Ongako, 8km Bobi-Okwii to Lii Sub County in Nwoya district, 8km Walter Ochora road, 39km Acet-Loyo ajonga to Labora, 10km Bobi-Opaya to Hiima and 60-meter long Hiima bridge which connects Keto- Awor in Lakwana Sub County. Omoro district has a total of 303km roads under its management and 581 under the management of the various sub counties.
14:55
14:55

Access to Health Centers in Omoro Hindered by Poor Roads 2

The nearest health facilities to the village are Lakwatomer Health Center II and Lakwana health center III which are 5km and 7km respectively.
17:54
17:54

Two Men Remanded for Gang-raping Sister In-Law Odek Sub –County

Court heard that on January 21st, 2021 at around 10 am while at Omunyjobi village in Orapwoyo Sub –County in Omoro district, the accused besieged their victim who harvesting sorghum in the garden. It is alleged that the two followed their victim to the garden pretending to offer some help.
17:35
17:35

10-Year-Old Boy in Gulu Seeks UGX 5M for Kidney Cancer Treatment 2 1

Medical recommendations from Lacor and Gulu Regional Referral Hospital require five million shillings for treating the patient at Mulago. However, the family cannot afford it and the mother is crying out to well-wishers to come to her rescue.
07:40
07:40

Family Seeks Compensation of UGX 100M from School for Destruction of Property Koro Sub County 5 1

Grace Adong, a single mother of six children and Person with Disability told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that the school has forcefully occupied her land measuring close to nine hectares.
13:08
13:08

Omoro District Council Passes Education Ordinance 1 1

Richard Otika, the Councilor 5 for Ongako Sub –County and the Chairperson for Social Services Committee revealed that the main objective of the ordinance is to ensure that all children of school-going age in the district are enrolled in school, stay in school and complete the education cycle.
09:41
09:41

Poor Roads, Heavy Rain Hinder Mass Immunization Exercise in Omoro Omoro District 1 1 Top story

Venansio Okello, the Omoro District Health Educator says that less than half of the children were not immunized within the stipulated period due to impassable roads, lack of transport to health facilities,
10:25
10:25

Acholi Leaders Decry Poor Funding to Roads Sector Uganda Road Fund 1 1

Douglas Okello Peter, the LCV Chairperson Omoro District says currently, the district receives only 613 Million Shillings every financial year to manage and maintain 1,187 km of district roads.
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.
06:38
06:38

Unknown Assailants Kill Woman in Omoro Burial

Amos Onyango, a relative to the deceased says Apiyo left her home on Saturday to attend the burial of a neighbour on the same village but didn’t return. Onyango says Apiyo's lifeless body was discovered around 4:00 pm on Sunday.
10:41
10:41

Retired Police Officers Unwilling to Vacate Barracks financial literacy 2 1

Okema, who declined to divulge the number of the affected officers, argued that the retirees are adamant to leave the barracks because they didn’t prepare for life outside the force.
14:13
14:13

Omoro District to Benefit from UGX 650M Solar Powered Tap Water System 4

Okello disclosed that only 60% of the population in the district have access to clean water because more than 128 boreholes in the district are not functioning.
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