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11:09
11:09

Incumbent MPs in Acholi Plead for Re-election to Complete Unfinished Tasks Aswa county 5 1

The MPs include those who were elected in 2016 and are serving their first term of office while others are serving for more than a term under different political parties or independent ticket.
11:04
11:04

Nwoya District Grumbles Over UWA Cash stray animals 1 1

Patrick Okello Oryema, the Chairman Nwoya District says the District only received UGX 490M of the expected UGX 1.4 billion for revenue share of collections made by the Park in last financial year.
18:18
18:18

Delayed Electric Fencing of Murchison Falls National Park Fueling Human-Wildlife Conflict stray wild animals 2 1

Last year in October, Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) announced that it would install 30 Kilometers of low voltage electric fencing in major human-wildlife conflict hotspots in Murchison Falls National Park. Each Kilometre will cost 50 Million shillings.
17:39
17:39

Tanker Overturns with Gallons of Flammable Liquid in Amuru Accident 1

Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson Patrick Jimmy Okema says that the tanker registration number KBV 279 F/ ZE 3687 Mercedes Benz Actross was carrying flammable liquid from Kenya through Uganda to South Sudan.
10:15
10:15

One Killed, 12 Injured in Karuma-Pakwach Highway Accident Aswa River Region

The incident happened on Saturday at 7:30 pm around Murchison Falls National Park in Purongo Sub-County along the Karuma-Pakwach Highway.
18:35
18:35

Heavy Rains Paralyze Transport in Acholi Nwoya District 3 2

Several trucks transporting perishable goods to markets in Gulu, Amuru, West Nile and South Sudan are stuck in Lii, Alero and Kochgoma Sub-Counties in Nwoya District.
12:09
12:09

Three People Arrested for Vandalizing Bridge in Nwoya commercial markets

He says Turumwomme Bridge was a menace to the community for several years and was constructed in 2019 at the cost of Shillings eight million.
11:14
11:14

Nwoya Approves New Members of District Service Commission Purongo Sub-County

The new team will be chaired by Alexis Billy Ocitti Olum, a retired teacher from Anaka Sub-County representing Persons with Disabilities – PWDs, Vinansio Okidi also a retired secondary school headteacher from Pain-Yai Sub-County and Monica Okot, a veteran journalist.
11:36
11:36

Lightning Kills Two, Injures 35 in Nwoya District sudden death

Jackson Kinyera, the Local Council Chairperson One of the village who the reported the matter to Nwoya Central Police Station - CPS disclosed that the incident occurred during heavy downpour when dozens of mourners were attending the burial of one, Galdino Anywar, a village elder who had earlier on succumbed to terminal illness.
17:22
17:22

Nwoya Woman Commits Suicide Over Alleged Husband’s Promiscuity poverty 1 Top story

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says preliminary findings show that Akello sneaked out of her house following the altercation with her husband and her body was found hanging on a tree branch with the sheet of her baby tied around her neck.
17:19
17:19

Teenage Cancer Patient Stranded at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Nwoya District 1 1

Flavia Acayo, a Primary Seven pupil of Pakia Primary School and resident of Koch Lii in Nwoya District was admitted at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital on Tuesday with a swollen right limb.
06:08
06:08

Woman Arrested for Killing Own Newborn Baby in Nwoya Nwoya District 1

Apiyo's relatives became suspicious when she returned home with no child and no pregnancy. However, she declined to respond to any of the queries raised by her family members, until the pressure was mounted on her prompting her to confess to killing the baby.
15:57
15:57

Clan Chiefs Want President Museveni to Intervene in Acholi, Jonam Land Row River Nile 5 1

The chiefs made the resolution on Monday during a day-long meeting convened at the Acholi Cultural Institution headquarters in Bardege Division of Gulu Municipality. It follows recurring gang attacks by Jonam people on Acholi community along the Eastern shores of River Nile.
11:04
11:04

Five Contacts of COVID-19 Positive Truck Drivers Quarantined in Nwoya Nwoya District 1

Janet Oola, the District Health Officer told URN that the contacts are being quarantined at Pope Paul IV Secondary School, Anaka, a designated isolation centre for COVID-19 cases. She added that the district has designated 12 beds at Anaka Hospital IV for management of COVID-19 cases.
17:06
17:06

Farmers in Nwoya Protest Hike in Costs of Hiring Tractors Purongo Sub-County 2 1

Alfred Kilama, a farmer in Pawatomero East Village in Purongo Sub-County reveals that for years, a tractor was hired at 80,000 shillings only to plough an acre of land but the price has increased between 90,000 to 100,000 shillings.
17:05
17:05

Over 700 Teachers Storm Out of Curriculum Training Over Allowances secondary schools 4 1 Top story

Andrew Lagony, a teacher from Got Apwoyo Seed Secondary School in Purongo Sub-County in Nwoya District disclosed that they have disagreed over the meager transport refund.
07:27
07:27

Nwoya Probe Commercial Farms Over Child Labour sexual harassment 1

Most of the commercial farms are owned by Indians and are found in Lungulu, Got Apwoyo and Latoro sub counties. Those implicated are Oola lolim farm, Fol farm, Amatheon Agri, Pinacle farm, Delight Uganda Limited, Vineyak Agro Farm Ltd and Rigil Agrotech Ltd among others.
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