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17:59
17:59

Security Personnel Concerned over Concealment of Unexploded Ordnances 2 1

Thousands of such explosive remnants of war like bombs; grenades and unexploded shells were buried underground after the two-decade long armed conflict between Government and Lord’s Resistance Army – LRA rebels (1986 – 2006).
18:55
18:55

Ministry of Health Planning Cholera Vaccination Drive

Dr. Henry Mwebesa, the Director General of Health Services told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday that effective next month they will be carrying out vaccination in six districts of Kasese, Moyo, Arua, Ntoroko, Busia and Namayingo against cholera since it’s one of diseases that pose the highest risk and their biggest scare as the heavy rains set in.
09:16
09:16

Parish Community Program Changing Lives of Bunyangabu Residents bunyangabu district 3 1

Under the program, a group of 30 members with a common income-generating activity are availed funds by the government. The new fund supplements the already existing government grants and program such as the youth livelihood fund, women empowerment fund among others.
19:02
19:02

WFP Worried About Impending Food Shortage in Refugee Settlements Government of Japan 1 3 Top story

WFP supports 1.2 million refugees in Uganda with food and monetary aid. But the available food in its stores can only last until May, 2020 while the money they give to refugees is expected to be depleted at the end of February, 2020. Up to USD 16 million Shillings is needed to save the situation.
17:56
17:56

Locusts Spread to Acholi Sub Region Lapono Subcounty 3 1

Linos Ngompek, the Agago Resident District Commissioner told URN in an interview that the locusts have been sighted in lawun village in Adilang Sub County and diwang parish in Lira Kato sub county.
08:29
08:29

Over 200 Households in Kaberamaido Benefit from Chinese Rice Donation floods 3 1 Top story

Each bag contains 50 kilograms of rice and every household is expected to receive 17 kilograms, according to the Kaberamaido Town Council Community Development Officer, Patrick Esingu.
12:26
12:26

Unknown People Vanish with Construction Material from Lakang Bridge PRELNOR 1 2 Top story

Now, a security guard at the construction site says unidentified people carried the iron bars from the site on Monday and took them to Adjumani district. He explains that the men who were backed by armed personnel vowed to collect the remaining material and transfer it to Adjumani district.
07:55
07:55

Ex-Obote Minister Peter Otai to Be Accorded State Burial uganda peoples army 1

Following his death, Teso leaders, including Members of Parliament and Ministers from the region engaged government on the possibility of returning his remains for burial. Government later consented and directed the Ministry of Public Service to coordinate the arrangements.
07:16
07:16

Failure to Accord Former Minister Max Omeda State Burial Angers Teso Leaders state burials 4 1

Ecweru noted that unlike other people decorated as heroes, Omeda remained faithful to government. He noted that it was very unfortunate for government to ignore such a person.
13:13
13:13

Refugees Decry Harassment at Panyadoli Health Centre III 3 1

Originally established in 1990, Kiryandongo Settlement was re-opened in 2014 during the South Sudanese insurgency and now hosts almost close to 60,000 refugees, majority of whom are from South Sudan. The rest are from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, and Sudan.
10:14
10:14

South Sudanese Refugees Faulted for Returning Home illegally hunger 2 1

The Lokung East sub county LC 3 Chairperson, David Ocan Kasisi told URN that eye witnesses have reliably informed them that some refugees sneak out through the porous border points at Waligo and Ngomoromo to carry out farming in South Sudan.
19:53
19:53

Gov’t to License Marijuana Growing Companies cannabis growing 2 1

The Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has said Government is currently considering licencing companies to grown Cannabis commonly known as Marijuana for medicinal purposes.
14:38
14:38

South Sudanese Refugee Population In Lamwo Hits 53,000 Lamwo District 2

Lamwo LC V Chairperson, John Komakech Ogwok has tasked UNHCR and OPM to step up their efforts in ensuring that service delivery in major sectors like health and education is maintained.
14:59
14:59

Hunger Drives over 900 S. Sudan Refugees into Lamwo 1

Kamuze says that the majority of the refugees are fleeing biting hunger coupled with poverty and insecurity from Imatong state while others are seeking for better social services in Uganda. He says 60 per cent of the refugees are women and seemingly malnourished children.
07:03
07:03

Outrage As Luweero Records Decline In Local Government Performance Assessment 5 1 Top story

According to the Assessment, Luweero scored 48% in water performance measures, 50% in health and 51% in educational performance measures. However, the district scored 83% in accountability requirements and 65% in cross cutting issues hence emerged in 124th position.
17:18
17:18

Acholi Districts Faulted for Not Reporting Disaster Cases 2 1

Grace Kwiyucwiny, the State Minister for Northern Uganda disclosed that the absence of reports hampers government from establishing financing mechanism and spending targets for disaster preparedness, mitigation and prevention.
16:42
16:42

Gov't Earmarks UGX 114b for Projects in Northern Uganda food security 1 1 Top story

The project aimed at improving food security, infrastructural development and good governance in five sub-regions of Acholi, Karamoja, Lango, Teso and West Nile are funded by European Union.
11:08
11:08

Gov't to Construct Nine Valley Dams in Karamoja 3 1

Francis Okori, the Assistant Commissioner in charge of Karamoja Affairs in OPM says the construction of three dams will commence in May with funding from the Germany Government through the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, IGAD.
13:15
13:15

Lamwo Police Overwhelmed by Influx of South Sudanese Refugees 1 1

The Lamwo District Police Commander, Moses Eliau Osega says that the resettlement camp is being manned by only 11 police officers, which implies that each police officer serves over 3,700 refugees.
15:46
15:46

Refugees, Host Community To Plant Two Million Trees In Lamwo 3 1

Dina Nabaweesi, the Project Officer, Environment with Lutheran World Federation – LWF reveals that each household is estimated to be using 20kg of wood each day, which calls for urgent need for environmental protection and conservation.
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