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08:31
08:31

Donated Walking Tractors Lying Idle in Madi Okollo 1 5

Benard Leku, the councilor for Rhino Camp sub-county, revealed that tractors allocated to Ewanga sub-county and Inde Town council have remained uncollected at the district headquarters since December last year.
13:29
13:29

Market Tenderers in Madi Okollo Faulted for Non-Remittance of Revenue Local Revenue 4 1

Reuben Candia, a member of the committee disclosed that out of the total 187 million shillings budgeted revenue for Market tenders in the current financial 2023/2024 only 70 million shillings had been remitted by the tenderers by the end of February 2024.
08:53
08:53

MP Aniku Okia Cautions Women Against Misusing Empowerment To Despise Husbands 1 2

According to Joanne Aniku Okia, although the government has continued to empower the women and girl child through education and other programmes like Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Programme (UWEP) and the parish development model, women should not misuse such empowerments to create power struggles with their husbands.
07:52
07:52

UWA Backtracks On Plans To Expand Ajai Wildlife Reserve 4 1

In December 2022, UWA announced plans to acquire an additional 26.58 square kilometers of land on the southern part of the wildlife reserve, following a recommendation of the rhino habitat feasibility study that found out that the current state of the reserve cannot support substantial rhino breeding.
11:16
11:16

Poor Roads Hinder Indoor Residual Spraying in Madi Okollo 1 3

In November, the district health department in partnership with the Ministry of Health rolled out the Indoor Residual spraying exercise to reduce the high malaria burden in the area.
12:02
12:02

Madi Okollo Adopts Model School Strategy to Address Poor Performance 2 1

George Ayiba Butele, the Madi Okollo district education officer, outlines that as part of this initiative, they've identified two schools in each of the 9 sub-counties and 3 town councils to serve as models for other schools to follow suit.
14:02
14:02

Madi Okollo Seeks Relief for 8,000 Flood Victims 1 1

Ronald Afidra Olema, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Lower Madi fears that hunger and water-related diseases like cholera and typhoid could break out since over 575 latrines collapsed due to the floods.
17:12
17:12

Families Displaced, Crops Destroyed As Floods Ravage Madi Okollo 2 1

The most affected areas are Arikeyi and Adovu villages in Pamvara Parish, Acha village in Yachi Parish, and Degia Village in Olali Parish all in Ogoko sub-county.
15:46
15:46

Madi Okollo District Moves to Preserve 15 Historical Tourism Sites 3 1

They include the Ajai Wildlife Reserve which has over 122 bird species and wild animals like the black and white colobus monkeys, verve monkeys, olive baboons, Kobs, water bucks, duikers and dikdik.
12:53
12:53

Madi Okollo District Stuck with Dilapidated Classrooms 3 1

Most of the classrooms have developed huge cracks in the walls and the floor, have leaking roofs, no doors and windows.
14:02
14:02

Madi-Okollo Rolls Out Digital Tax Collection System To Boost Revenue 3 1

The Madi Okollo district Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Kazimiro Ezaruku says that they have adopted the Integrated Revenue Administration System (IRAS) to help to reduce leakages and under declarations of revenue that were common in the previous manual revenue collection system. According to Ezaruku, as a district, they project to raise about Shillings 900 million in revenue in its first year of implementation.
13:23
13:23

Madi-Okollo Resorts to Team Teaching to Complete P7 Syllabus 4 1

Elisa Adriko, the head teacher of Oribu Primary School, noted that team teaching has significantly improved the candidates' ability to comprehend and grasp the material. She expressed optimism about the positive outcomes of this teaching model in preparation for the upcoming final examinations.
07:19
07:19

Madi Okollo Leaders Worried Over Increased Teenage Prostitution 3 1

Swaib Toko, the Madi Okollo Resident District Commissioner (RDC) and chairperson of the HIV/AIDS Committee explains that teenage prostitution has become a significant security threat, resulting in a rise in new HIV/AIDS infections within the district.
12:43
12:43

Teacher Shortage In Primary Schools Hits Madi Okollo District 3 1

George Ayiba Butele, the Madi Okollo District Education Officer acknowledges that several primary schools lack the required number of teachers, something he blames on lack of wage bill. According to Butele, the district needs over 300 hundred teachers to be recruited in order to address the gap.
08:10
08:10

Madi-Okollo District Council Gets First Female Speaker 3 1

Letiru polled 14 votes to beat Edward Akua, the councillor for Uleppi sub-county who polled 13 votes in an election presided over by the Arua Chief Magistrates Paul Matyama on Thursday afternoon.
14:54
14:54

Madi Okollo Launches Vaccination Against Rabies 1 2

Dr. Charles Onzima, the Madi Okollo District Veterinary Officer, explained that the vaccination drive focuses primarily on dogs, cats, and individuals who handle animals, putting them at risk of contracting rabies.
16:55
16:55

Cracked Buildings Scare Students from Pawor Seed School 1 4

Ismail Drabe, the LC V Chairperson of Madi Okollo district, highlights the alarming state of the school's infrastructure, noting that the classrooms, latrines, and other facilities have become uninhabitable for learners. He notes continuing to teach in such an environment is considered risky.
13:06
13:06

Contractor Abandons Bridge Works in Madi Okollo Over Non-payment 3 1

In 2019, UNRA awarded Terrain Service Limited the construction contract for three bridges: Acha and Gazi bridges in Madi Okollo District and Alaa Bridge in Arua District, for a lump sum amount of 29.5 billion Ugandan shillings.
14:00
14:00

Elders Move to Revamp Madi Indri Chiefdom 1 4

Madi Indri cultural chieftaincy collapsed in 1966 after the then-government of Dr. Apollo Milton Obote banned kingdoms and cultural institutions in the country.
07:26
07:26

Panic As Strange Flies Invade Madi-Okollo District 6

According to residents in the affected areas, the flies predominantly target the legs and arms, leaving behind blood and causing itchiness similar to the symptoms of scabies.
May 21 results