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10:49
10:49

Residents Homeless As Hailstorm Hits Apac District 2

Ibuje Town Council Chairperson, Jowasso Engim, says the most affected villages are Aketipida, Boke, Alenga, Adak A and Adak.
11:20
11:20

Residents Protest Giveaway of Rock to Road Contractor 3

Residents accusing Ibuje Sub County leaders of fraudulently taking 105 million shillings which was reportedly deposited into the Sub County account by Sadeem Al Kuwait Construction to allow them to gain access to the rock to conduct quarrying for the tarmacking of Rwenkunye-Apac-Lira Road.
12:10
12:10

Evicted Fishermen at Wanysolo Landing Site Resort to Charcoal Burning 3 1

The change in economic activity has however prompted over 2,500 evicted fishermen at Wanysolo landing site to charcoal business as an alternative livelihood source.
13:14
13:14

PLE Papers Delivered to Wrong Examination Centre in Apac 3

At about 9:45 am, Ibuje Primary School located in Ibuje sub-county Apac district received examination materials meant for Boke Primary School, which is sitting at Alenga Primary school examination centre.
16:27
16:27

Apac Municipality Bans Sale of Fuel in Plastic Bottles 3 2

Geoffrey Ojuka Ekweny the directly elected councillor for Ngec ward in Arocha Division observes that petrol is highly flammable which is risky to have it being sold in open and public places.
11:28
11:28

Lack of Public Toilets in Apac Municipality Irks Residents open defecation 2 1

Last year in February, the municipality authorities demolished all pit latrines in and around the municipality to pave way for the construction of drainable latrines by plot owners and landlords.
06:23
06:23

Pictorial: Flooding in Apac District UNRA 11

The small canoes carry a total of 9 passengers at a cost of 1000 shillings per head without luggage. They charge 4000 for a person crossing with a bicycle and 5000 shillings for one with a motorcycle. Luggage are charged separately depending on the size and weight.
11:24
11:24

Palm Oil Investor Blocks Residents from Grazing Livestock in Maruzi Ranch 1 1

In 2019, the government allocated 54 square miles of the Ranch land for 50 years to Hill Side Agricultural Investment limited for the establishment of Palm Oil production.
10:53
10:53

Water Shortage Hits Five Villages in Apac District 3 1

The boreholes broke down six months ago forcing residents to share water with animals from swamps and streams.
10:05
10:05

Apac Residents Petition RDC over Illegal Transportation of Charcoal 3

In a letter dated the 27th April 2020, addressed to the Apac Resident District Commissioner Beatrice Akello Akori, the residents note that over 10 trucks carrying about 8-10 people are seen in the area daily, which they fear could put their lives on the risk of contracting COVID-19.
14:29
14:29

Over 150 illegal Sanitary Structures Demolished in Apac Municipality Health Educator 1 5 Top story

Moses Ngura, the Principal Health Educator Apac Municipality, says the week long operation is aimed at ensuring that Apac is clean, healthy and accessible.
18:44
18:44

Site of First Human Footprint Left to Waste Tourism 1 Top story

Tyen Olum was listed alongside Barlonyo Memorial Site, where more 300 innocent people were reportedly killed by LRA, Kangai village-the place where colonialists captured Omukama Kabalega of Bunyoro and Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda, and Goot Ojwang in Otuke district- where first group of Lango from Ethiopia first settled, as potential tourism destinations earmarked for development.
15:13
15:13

Apac Bans Charcoal Burning apach district 1

The decision was approved by the District Executive Committee and seeks to promote environmental conservation in the district by protecting local forest reserves, community and private forests which were on the verge of exhaustion by the massive destruction of forests.
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