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14:11
14:11

Child Neglect Cases Overwhelm Arua Police 1 2 Top story

Jimmy Anguyo, the head of the Child and Family Protection Unit at Arua CPS notes that the majority of the cases are from Arua City and Arua district.
19:04
19:04

Residents Storm Arua City Offices Over Urban Cash for Work Funds 1 4

Elias Opi, the LC I chairperson of Jacinto cell choose road maintenance as their project but they were surprised to learn that their project has been changed without their notice.
12:43
12:43

Retired Police Officers Protest Over Unpaid Pension Arrears West Nile 4 1

Charles Pirwoth who retired in 1987 after serving as a detective constable told URN that he only received his gratuity in 1988 but up to date his pension has not been paid. He says most of his children are stranded with their education since he lacks money to support their education.
13:38
13:38

Hearing of 40 Criminal Appeals Starts at Arua High Court 1 3

According to the cause list issued by the Court of Appeal the Deputy Registrar Lillian Bucyana, the offenses are; Aggravated Robbery (23), Aggravated Defilement (11) and Murder being the highest (23).
14:16
14:16

HIV Clients in Arua Cautioned Against Abandoning Treatment 4 3

Stella Kentutsi the Executive Director National Forum of People Living with HIV Aids Networks in Uganda-NAFOPHANU said the short-term relief is aimed at helping persons living with HIV to adhere to treatment and also unite them for more projects.
13:01
13:01

Kony War Victims Demonstrate Over Delayed Compensation 2 3

Alex Matua, the chairperson of West Nile LRA war victims, says that the peaceful demonstration is a result of the government’s failure to respond to their demands despite making numerous promises to pay them.
10:39
10:39

Two-Year-Old Child Dies at Arua Hospital After Nurse Demands Bribe 1 3

According to the relatives of the child, Wamala allegedly asked them to initially give him 30,000 Shillings to buy medicines to commence the procedure. He however returned shortly to the relatives of asking for additional 180,000 Shillings from the relatives.
18:25
18:25

Demand for Improved Welfare Dominates World Press Freedom Day Celebrations 5

Laban Econi, the Manager of Voice of Life Radio in Arua City admits the existence of a low-wage regime for journalists in most media houses in the sub-region but blames the problem on the low revenue that accrues to the stations.
09:02
09:02

Science Teachers to Laydown Tools Over Gov't's Failure to Enhance Salaries 4 4

In the financial year 2018/2019, the government earmarked Shillings 98 billion to enhance the salaries of science teachers. However, the government reportedly used the money to enhance the salaries of other scientists leaving out the teachers.
08:51
08:51

West Nile LRA Victims Give Gov't Two Week's Ultimatum 2 4

Alex Matua, the chairperson of West Nile LRA war victims says, the failure of the government to respond to their demand will force them to reinstate the court case that they withdrew when the government promised to pay them.
08:53
08:53

LRA Victims in West Nile to Revive Compensation Case 1 1

Between 1993 and 1996, hundreds of people from Arua and other districts in West Nile were killed, injured and their properties destroyed. However, 20 years down the road they have not been compensated by the government.
12:24
12:24

250 Persons Living with HIV in Greater Arua Receive Aid to Mitigate COVID-19 Impact 4 3

Justine Afuruku, the Project Focal Person from Agakhan Foundation, said that they have earmarked over Shillings 300 million over a period of 12 months and urged the HIV positive Persons to use the donation to enable them to find other sustainable survival opportunities.
17:45
17:45

160 Police Officers in West Nile Set for Retirement 3 3

On Thursday, the officers were taken through psychological orientation by a team from the Police headquarters and Ministry of Public Service.
13:40
13:40

Verification of 2000 Veterans in Arua Kicks Off 5 2

Some of the Veterans who turned up on day one of the exercise asked the government to expedite the payment process.
16:51
16:51

Medical Records Personnel Give Government 90 Day's Ultimatum to Address Welfare Concerns 2 2

In their press briefing in the boardroom of Arua Regional Referral Hospital on Saturday morning, Emmanuel Manenga, the Publicity Secretary Bonded Uganda Health Information Officers and Medical Coders Association-BUMECA, said that they have given government up to April 1st, 2022 to address their concerns lest they lay down their tools nationwide.
13:30
13:30

Arua City Residents Want Gov't to Take Over Community School 1 3

The school also sometimes depends on unqualified teachers who are natives of the area and volunteers from the nearby villages who are not paid salaries.
14:13
14:13

Police Detain 23-Year-Old Woman for Dumping Newborn Baby 1 1

The relatives explained that they became suspicious upon realizing that the pregnancy had disappeared, yet they couldn’t see any baby. The relatives led by two Aunties started a search in which they rescued the baby from a nearby bush but insisted that the mother needed to face the law for her actions.
13:50
13:50

GBV Survivors in Arua Demand Support from Gov't 4 1

Hellen Faidah, a visually impaired mother of five children who was sent away by her husband four years ago said since she was disowned and chased away by her husband, she has been struggling to look after the children.
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