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14:49
14:49

Man Abandons Deceased Wife's Body at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Gulu District 1 1

An official at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital told URN on condition of anonymity that there are often between 3 to 4 unclaimed bodies at the facility each month. Dr. David Tibwamanya, the Principal Administrator Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says that always hand such bodies to Gulu City Council after waiting for their relatives to claim them in vain.
15:59
15:59

Strange Disease Kills Hundreds of Birds in Omoro Bobi Sub County 2 1

Albino Ogwang, one of the affected farmers in Aremo says he has lost up to 102 hens, which he expected to earn him Shillings 5 million.
13:32
13:32

UGX 9.2 Billion Awoo-Tochi Bridge Completed Omoro District 2 1

For about six decades, locals in the area temporarily patched the bridge with wood logs and pieces of timber to facilitate trucks transporting goods and traders to markets in Lango and Acholi sub-regions for instance livestock markets in Amach and Amugo in Lira, Amwaa in Oyam and Elegu in Amuru.
18:45
18:45

Omoro Leaders Embark on Community Campaign to End Child Marriages awareness campaign 2 1

Florence Acen, the District Deputy Chief Administrative Officer says that they will also rally other development partners to work closely with the Local Council leaders at the sub-county, parishes and village levels to ensure effective protection of children rights.
17:51
17:51

Three Arrested Over Theft of School Property in Omoro Omoro District 1 1

The suspects have been identified as Alex Okello, 20, Richard Bua alias Matooke, 22 and Emmanuel Oyugi aged 30, all residents of Labworomor Village, Tegot Parish in Lakwana Sub-County.
16:25
16:25

Aremo Sub County Leaders Want Night Transportation of Livestock Banned security vigilance 3 1

At least six families have reported the loss of six cattle to the local authorities since January.
16:04
16:04

NRM Sweeps Local Council Elections in Acholi Amuru District 1

It is the first time NRM has made a significant footmark in Acholi sub-region since 1996.
12:27
12:27

Plight of Children with Nodding Syndrome Dominates Campaigns in Omoro Odek Sub County 2 1

Many cases of nodding disease have been reported in Odek Sub County. According to records, there are more than 200 children affected by the disease.
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.
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,
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.
11:31
11:31

Omoro Leaders Recommend Compulsory Pregnancy Test for P7 Girls Omoro District 2 1

Susan Akany, the Omoro Resident District Commissioner, who doubles as the Task Force Chairperson, says hundreds of teenage girls in the district are believed to be pregnant.
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.
17:58
17:58

Braking System Defect Caused Parliament Bus Fire- Police Omoro District 1

The Linglong bus registration number UG-0391H, attached to the Ministry of Health was evacuating 25 patients from Kitgum District to the national treatment centres in Kampala. The patients were on Monday turned away from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital due to space constraints.
14:21
14:21

Gulu's Wakadogo School Selected for Global Education Week Omoro District 3 2

Wakadogo is among the 100 hand-picked schools selected for the world’s largest grassroots online education conference, in support of Sustainable Development Goals on eliminating extreme poverty, reducing inequalities and combating the threat of climate change.
12:04
12:04

FRONASA Fraternity in Acholi Disowns Billy Graham Olanya Omoro District 4 4

Last week, Olanya was pictured at the main entrance of State House in Entebbe Municipality trying to seek an audience with President Yoweri Museveni over unfulfilled pledges for members of FRONASA. He later told journalists that he, on behalf of Acholi people, was following up on the 900 million Shillings’ pledge made by the President to FRONASA Cooperative Union.
08:01
08:01

Company Defrauds Boda-Boda Cyclists Over UGX 100M lock-down 3 1 Top story

Simon Wokorach, the Chairperson of Gulu City Boda-boda Association, says they have recorded numerous complaints from various cyclists, majority of whom are from Omoro, Nwoya, Amuru, Oyam, Pader and Kole Districts. He says they have reported the matter to police for further inquiries.
08:33
08:33

Five Arrested as Deadly Land Clashes Displace Village Residents in Omoro Lalogi Sub-County 2 1

Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema said preliminary findings indicate that the clashes arose from a land suit case which Jaka clan leader, Bwobi Sezi won against Kal clan, both before local council and Gulu High Courts.
15:18
15:18

Acholi MPs Silence on Controversial COVID-19 Funding Irks Electorate Omoro District 6 1

Only a handful of members have returned the money. They include the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah (Omoro County), Samuel Odonga Otto (Aruu South), Catherine Lamwaka (Omoro District), and Tochi County MP Peter Okot. All the other legislators have remained silent with no communication of intent to return the money or not.
20:46
20:46

Man jailed Seven Years for Battering Granny in Omoro attempted murder

Brian Okello, a resident of Ongako Sub–County in Omoro district was recently captured on a video attacking his grandmother Lucy Anek, 82. The video caused public uproar on social media leading to Okello’s arrest and trial on charges of attempted murder.
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