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09:19
09:19

Police Recruitment: Female Candidates Warned Against Getting Pregnant police spokesperson 1

Addressing 45 shortlisted candidates during interviews at Maracha School of Nursing and Midwifery, Francis Manana Nabudere, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), advised female candidates against conceiving before their scheduled training.
10:58
10:58

Two Family Members Die in Maracha Road Accident Josephine Angucia 1

Josephine Angucia, the Police Spokesperson for the West Nile region explains that the accident occurred when the two victims who were riding on the same motorcycle rammed into a stationary Fuso Fighter vehicle that had developed a mechanical fault.
09:02
09:02

Maracha District Imposes UGX 10,000 on Staff Loans to Boost Revenue 1 2

According to Stephen Obitre, the move is aimed at enhancing the local revenue Mobilization efforts for the district to improve service delivery.
10:41
10:41

Elderly Woman Burnt to Death in Wildfire

Sam Bosco Andiandu, a brother to the deceased said that Candiru had sent the boy to collect some leaves in the neighbour's bush to prepare her traditional chicken soup. However, the boy returned home shortly to pick fire to destroy wasps which he discovered on the leaves before getting them.
19:36
19:36

Dr Abiriga Praised for Integrity, Professionalism Murder 1 3

Phionah Sanyu, the Masindi Chief Administrative Officer says that Abiriga will be remembered as an excellent civil servant, a team player and a person of high moral integrity.
08:03
08:03

Poor Recovery of Funds Threatening Youth, Women Programs in Maracha 2 1

William Drimbaku, chairperson of the Social Services and Community Services Committee, expresses concern that the sustainability of these programs is in jeopardy due to the poor fund recovery. These programs operate on a revolving basis, relying on recovered funds to finance new beneficiary groups.
11:59
11:59

Construction of Kololo Public Seed School Resumes 3 1

Construction stalled in 2021 after some whistleblowers petitioned the Inspectorate of Government (IGG) and the State House Anti-Corruption Unit to investigate Timothy Malumah Ezati, the Acting District Engineer/Water Officer, Stephen Candia, the Chief Finance Officer, Flavia Osoa, the District Education Officer, Paul Abiribale, the District Internal Auditor, and William Oneti, the Senior Assistant Engineering officer over allegations of mismanaging the funds.
13:23
13:23

Maracha Turns to Schools To Fight Malaria Amid Upsurge 2 1 Top story

This decision comes in response to a recent upsurge of malaria cases in the lower part of the district, especially in Tara, Agira, Yivu, and Alikua sub-counties.
12:33
12:33

Maracha Fish Market Reopens 2 1

In March 2021, vendors abandoned the market and fled to the neighbouring open market across the border on the DRC side after they were allegedly beaten by Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) soldiers during the enforcement of COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
09:57
09:57

Maracha Youth Livelihood Beneficiaries in Exile Over Funds 2 1

Stephen Obitre, the Maracha district LC 5 chairperson, explained that during the 2022-2023 financial year, Shillings 171 million was distributed among 22 youth groups, but none of them were able to return the money.
16:32
16:32

Maracha District to Delete Staff From Payroll for Missing Validation Exercise 1 1

Among those who missed the validation exercise that took place between 7th-15th June 2023 include, 12 education assistants, two Local Council III chairpersons, a laboratory technician and a senior education assistant.
13:32
13:32

UNCDF, Gov’t Launch First Certificate of Customary Land Ownership Registry 1 6

Eunice Nabukuya, the Principal Land Officer in the Ministry of Land says that this is the first model certificate of customary land ownership registry in the country.
07:23
07:23

Mother, Baby Burnt to Death in Maracha Shop Fire 1

Preliminary police investigations indicate that the fire broke out after the match stick she was using lit a jerrican of petrol in the shop that she had reportedly been selling. The fire escalated when Omveku attempted to put it out with water.
10:49
10:49

Maracha Leaders Ask Gov`t to Construct School to Honor Brig Toko 1 3

Godfrey Osutre, the LC III chairperson for Paranga sub-county, reveals that they have already acquired 7.7 acres of land in Aligo village, Ajikoro parish for the proposed Brig Gad Wilson Toko Memorial Secondary School.
14:58
14:58

Maracha Market Rots as Vendors who Fled to DRC during Covid Refuse to Return 1 1

Vendors from both D.R. Congo and Ugandan who abandoned the 70 million shilling market facility at the height of the Coronavirus pandemic allege that they were beaten by UPDF soldiers enforcement Covid-19 SOPs in March 2021.
10:33
10:33

Councilors Want Maracha District Service Commission Probed Over Corruption 2 1

According to the councilors, the District Service Commission exceeded the approved quota of 76 primary teachers by recruiting 98 teachers instead.
13:19
13:19

Maracha Suspends PDM Fund Disbursement Over Irregularities 2

The decision to halt the disbursement follows a report from the office of the Resident District Commissioner indicating that several teachers on government payroll, LC1 chairpersons and Gombolola internal security officers (GISOs) had benefited from the programme which is meant to uplift poor households to the money.
12:02
12:02

Five Interdicted Maracha District Staff Reinstated 1

In a letter written by the Chief Administrative Officer Paul Walakira on April 13, 2023, Walakira noted that the District Service Commission lifted the interdiction of the affected staff on full pay effective Monday, April 24, 2023.
07:23
07:23

Motorcycles Confiscated by Congolese Authorities Recovered 3 1

Congolese authorities confiscated the motorcycles after Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) officials on Tuesday confiscated a Congolese motorcycle registration number RDC 07AU699, belonging to Madraraka Avuasea, a Congolese national during an operation
13:10
13:10

Strong Wind Blows Roof off School Buildings in Maracha District 3 2

Robert Govule, the head teacher of the school told Uganda Radio Network that although no one sustained an injury during the process, the incident destroyed several school properties like furniture, textbooks and vital office equipment.
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