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07:14
07:14

Three Parents in Custody for Torturing Children Over Food Uganda Police 2 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Regional Police Spokesperson, says that the suspects are locked up at Apac Central Police Station and the victims will be subjected to medical tests before their files are sent to the Resident State Attorney.
15:43
15:43

Apac District Statistician Arrested Over Misuse of PDM Funds 3

Atim is being accused of swindling 21.8 million shillings which was meant for data collectors.
14:24
14:24

Akokoro Residents Demand UPDF Withdrawal from Maruzi Ranch 2 3

The soldiers were deployed in 2018 to evict illegal encroachers from Maruzi ranch in Apac District. The Ranch established in 1968 between Ibuje and Akokoro Sub Counties in Apac District, covers 64 square miles (40,960 acres) across 11 villages, with 1,536 households.
17:58
17:58

Ibuje Residents Want Maruzi Ranch Fenced off to Stop Army Torturing Them 3 2

Residents claim that they have continued to experience torture from the UPDF soldiers guarding the ranchland especially when the stray animals destroy their crops and they complain.
13:43
13:43

90% Gov’t Aided Primary Schools in Apac Operate illegal Boarding 2 3

Our reporter visited some of the schools on Tuesday and found them none compliant with Fire Safety Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Education and Sports in collaboration with the Uganda Police Force.
11:27
11:27

Fishermen Find Body of Unidenfied Man in River Nile 3

On Tuesday morning, a fisherman who had gone fishing at River Nile at Aganga parish came across a body of a male adult floating on the water. The deceased's lifeless body was being carried by the running water.
15:23
15:23

Primary School Head teacher Arrested for Stealing Desks 2

Geoffrey Eya, the headteacher of Odokomac Primary School in Agulu division is accused of illegally selling 35 desks to a private school; Mother Anna Nursery and Primary, without the knowledge of the Municipal leaders and the school management committee.
17:58
17:58

Balalo Grab Government Ranch Land in Apac 3 1

In October 2021, President Yoweri Museveni directed the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries to evict balalo herdsmen in Northern Uganda. The directive followed claims by leaders across Lango and Acholi sub- regions that the nomads were hampering farming as their animals destroyed crops.
09:16
09:16

Severe Water Crisis Hits Ibuje Sub County 3 1

Harriet Apio, a resident of Arwotomio village who has been trekking 15kms to fetch water from a stream, says that they are sharing water with animals, which has exposed them to hygiene-related diseases.
15:16
15:16

Three Arrested Over Brutal Murder of Businessman 2

Anyeme’s lifeless body was found lying in a pool of blood discovered on Wednesday morning in front of his shop with a deep cut on the left side of the head.
14:35
14:35

Akokoro Primary School Battling Low Staffing 3

Amos Odongo, the headteacher of Akokoro Primary School, says that the presence of only three teachers has retarded learning in the school.
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.
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