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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.
07:45
07:45

Primate Mauls 11-Months-Old Boy in Nwoya 1 Top story

According to Muluwe, the baboon entered their barracks in the morning while they were attending the routine parade and attacked the infant killing him instantly. He says rangers later pursued the primate and killed it.
11:25
11:25

Nwoya District Roads Committee Fails to Meet For One Year 3

The Nwoya District Road Committee Chairperson, Simon Oyet, says whenever he calls for meetings some members don’t turn up. He says the District Works and Technical Services Secretary, Patrick Okello Oryema and District Engineer, Peter Okumu Anywar don’t show up for the meetings, which makes it difficult for them to proceed.
12:50
12:50

Poor Community Access Roads Irk Nwoya Residents 3

The access road is 10 kilometres stretching from Anaka to Lungulu to Lukai to Dog Acwa, and Lukai to Arana.
16:14
16:14

Gov’t Earmarks UGX 19bn to Construct Fruit Processing Factory in Nwoya mangoes 2 1

Nakakande Khadija, the Communication Officer of National Agricultural Advisory Services –NAADS told URN in an interview that the Nwoya Fruit Processing Factory project is a presidential pledge to the people of Nwoya and that it shall benefit over 5,000 fruit out-growers in the district who are growing mangoes, oranges and guava.
14:09
14:09

UWA Suspends Boat Trips on Murchison Falls as River Nile Burst Banks lockdown 1 1

The authority said in a press statement issued on Monday, that the rising water level has submerged the landing points for ferries on both sides of the falls making it hard for vehicles to cross.
18:04
18:04

Residents Protest Security Laxity at Quarantine Centre in Nwoya District Task Force 5 1

Grace Acayo, a concerned resident explained that suspected patients have often been sighted sending children to buy for them cigarettes and drinking water from the adjacent shops in Anaka Town Council, a practice which puts the children at the risk of picking infections and passing them onto others.
10:13
10:13

Health Centre In-Charge Killed in Land Row Land Wrangles 2 1 Top story

Paulo Okeny, the Alero Sub County LCIII chairperson, the angry youths accused the deceased of causing the arrest and subsequent remand of their mother only identified as Labol over a land dispute.
11:04
11:04

Covid19 Relief: Nwoya to Dispose of 244 Liters of Expired Milk coronavirus disease 1

According to information by our reporter, Nwoya district received 100 boxes of 500milliliters of milk on April 15, 2020 from OPM for distribution to Corona virus suspects and patients. However, the milk was remaining with a few days for expiry on May 5th, 2020.
18:06
18:06

Anaka Hospital Registers Decline in the Number of Clients Picking ARVs. 1 Top story

Jolly Joe Lapat, the Medical Superintendent Anaka hospital, says only 486 of the 769 registered clients have turned up in the past two weeks to get their drug refill. Lapat says most of their clients come from distant places with some coming from neighboring districts like Gulu, Nwoya, Zombo.
14:44
14:44

Two Drown in River Ayago 2

According to Okello, Toopacu drowned as he attempted to rescue Komakech who was drowning. Komakech’s body has since been recovered.
19:55
19:55

Nwoya Rehabilitates 95Km of Rural Roads to Boost Agriculture Production Aswa River 2 1

Nwoya District Chairperson Patrick Okello Oryema explains that the roads are expected to connect remote agriculture productive areas in Alero, Lungulu, Anaka and Purongo Sub-Counties to neighbouring markets in Amuru, Gulu and the entire Acholi sub region.
17:22
17:22

Man Arrested for Reporting False Abduction of Tourists 1 2

The man identified as Stephen Kakooza, a driver of Crane Mitsubishi motor vehicle registration UAY 061Z reported the case of abduction at Pakwach Police Station vide CRB:247/2020 alleging that he found three vehicles carrying abducted tourists parked along the Karuma - Arua highway.
20:10
20:10

Nwoya Schools Struggling to Implement Revised Secondary Curriculum learning materials 2 1

Lucy Okot Akello, the Head-teacher of Pope Paul VI Secondary School, Anaka says they have enrolled 150 Senior One students who are currently faced by lack of teachers for the optional subjects like Kiswahili and Chinse languages as well as Physical Education.
15:43
15:43

Police Searches for Tourists Purportedly Kidnapped in Murchison Falls foreign tourists 1

The incident allegedly happened on Thursday afternoon at around 3 p.m. inside Murchison Falls National Park, about 20 kilometres from Karuma bridge in Nwoya District. An initial police search for the abductees did not yield any results.
09:14
09:14

Crop-Devouring Desert Locusts Sighted in Nwoya Gardens Purongo Sub-County 3 1

The deadly insects were randomly sighted in Got Lunyang and Aol ki Lyec villages in Lutuk Parish, Kochgoma Sub County; Obira village in Anaka Sub County, Purongo Sub-County and Nwoya District headquarters on Wednesday and Thursday.
17:32
17:32

Installation of Electric Fence Around Murchison Falls National Park Starts 1

The electric fence will be used to block elephants from accessing the communities. Bashir told URN that the each kilometre will cost 50 million shillings.
09:01
09:01

Nwoya District Auctions 300 Bags of Impounded Charcoal 1 1

Nwoya District Chairperson Patrick Okello Oryema told URN that each charcoal bag was sold between 10,000 and 15,000 Shillings depending on its size. He says that the district raised up to four million Shillings from the sale, which was held at Nwoya district headquarters on Thursday.
12:10
12:10

Farmers Decry Inadequate Information on Agricultural Insurance Scheme 3 1

John Inyani Isimimaro, a commercial farmer in Kiryandongo district disclosed that government policies are not being translated to benefit local farmers.
18:15
18:15

Nwoya District Wants UWA Revenue Sharing Guidelines Revised 3 1

Patrick Okello Oryema, the Nwoya LCV Chairperson says that since Nwoya was carved out of Gulu in 2010, the district has been continuously suffering immense destruction by stray animals from Murchison Falls National Park.
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