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11:33
11:33

Parents Whose Children Won’t Return to School to be Fined UGX 200,000 2

Peter Obong Acuda, the Apac district speaker, explains that the resolution is in line with the district education ordinance enacted in the 2016/17 Financial Year, and so those who will not send their children back to school will be arrested and made to pay a fine of 200,000 shillings.
10:17
10:17

Apac CFO, Three Others in Police Custody Over Financial Impropriety 1

Charles Twine, the spokesperson of the Criminal Investigations Directorate, says the suspects face a case of misappropriation vide CRB ref. No. 551/2021 at Apac central police station.
12:30
12:30

Apac Leaders Top List of Emyooga Defaulters 4 1

Kasim Muhad Azabu, the Apac Deputy Resident District Commissioner has now embarked on a name and shame approach, a move he believes will help in recovering the government money.
09:57
09:57

UGX 40 Billion Aquapark Project Fails to Take Off 2

In 2018, residents of Onekgwok, Teboke, Rwakicaja and Abongokere in Tarogali parish, Ibuje Sub County offered 556 acres of Community land to the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries to pave way for the implementation of the project.
10:28
10:28

Apac District Council Passes By-law to Fight Child Marriage 2

According to the ordinance codenamed “Prohibition of Child Marriage 2021”, offenders will now face up to six months in jail or a fine of 20 currency points.
12:14
12:14

Residents Demand Reopening of Maruzi Ranch Boundaries 2

Maruzi land measuring approximately 64 square kilometres has been home to more than 1,500 squatters since 1995. In 2019, the government leased 54 square miles of the Ranch land for 50 years to Hill Side Agricultural Investment limited for the establishment of Palm Oil production. However, some residents surrounding the project site are accusing the investor of encroaching into their land.
12:04
12:04

Apac General Hospital Needs UGX 5B for Rehabilitation Ministry of Health 1

Addressing the Health Committee of parliament on Monday at the hospital, Apac District Health Officer, Dr. Leone Ocheng, said that the facility is only able to accommodate 100 mothers despite the overwhelming number of expectant mothers visiting the facility each day.
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.
11:08
11:08

COVID-19: Apac Village Under Total Lockdown Ministry of Health 3

Robert Adoko, who was attached to Pentecostal Assemblies of God-PAG West Lango Pastorate succumbed to COVID-19 and was laid to rest at his ancestral home in Akuli village on Wednesday.
10:37
10:37

Lango MPs Concerned About Delayed Construction of Apac-Lira Road 4 3

During a site visit on Wednesday, the MPs were concerned that the contractor Gulsan Construction Company had not started construction works.
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.
07:19
07:19

Rwenkunye-Apac-Lira Road Works Stall, Contractor Abondons Site 3

Government handed over the site to the contractors in May and they are supposed to complete the road works within four years. However, Sadeem Al General Trading and Contracting, has since disappeared from the site raising concern from residents.
11:05
11:05

Soldiers Evict 200 from Maruzi Ranch 3 1 Top story

Bosco Waca, whose house was set ablaze claims that he lost Shillings 3 million and other valuables in the burnt house. “It upsets when you see your house set ablaze early in the morning when people are still sleeping. I have lost my money and where do they want me to go with all these siblings?” he asked.
11:19
11:19

Residents Return to Maruzi Ranch, Demand Compensation 2 1

Residents, who spoke to Uganda Radio Network on condition of anonymity for fear of security, said that they are still waiting for compensation since the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries assured them of compensation.
19:05
19:05

Police Investigate Fire Outbreak at Apac Centenary Bank Branch 1

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Region Police Spokesperson, says the fire destroyed a few bank properties. “Properties including 2 computers and some documents were partially destroyed while others were saved,” he said.
11:09
11:09

COVID-19 Misconception: Residents Cut Down Pawpaw Trees Ministry of Health 3 1 Top story

The local leaders reportedly set a fine of Shillings 50,000 for whoever fails to comply with the directive. Vicky Otim, the Aminkec Village LC I Chairperson, says that many households in her area have cut down the papaw trees after being misinformed.
14:56
14:56

Apac Residents Decry Delayed USMID Road Works 2 1

In February 2020, Apac Municipality received 487 Million Shillings for the construction of the two roads in the municipality which was supposed to start in March this year and end in June.
11:38
11:38

Arocha Primary School Seeks UGX 200M to Rehabilitate Classrooms 3 2

The school with more than 2,000 pupils has classroom blocks that are dilapidated with a leaking roof, broken ceiling boards and sinks, inadequate and non-functional toilets coupled with limited space.
10:21
10:21

Teacher Shortage Impeding Swahili Language Teaching in Apac Schools 3

Last year, the government rolled out the revised curriculum for lower secondary schools. About 16,000 teachers were trained to implement the new curriculum, however, Kiswahili teachers were lacking.
11:17
11:17

Apac Councillors Fault CAO Over Botched Study Tour 3

Wanje later told URN in a telephone interview that he could not facilitate the tour because the organizers did not make adequate preparation. He accused the district Speaker, Peter Obong and other members of the advance team who went for a feasibility study in Sironko District for failure to submit any report to his office on their findings.
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