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12:15
12:15

Pictorial: Flash Floods Displace Thousands in Amolatar 15

The floods have submerged several kilometres of the district’s land and roads, disconnecting a number of communities. Crop gardens that had initially survived the drought are now submerged.
06:51
06:51

Floods Displace Thousands in Amolatar District roads cut off 1 6

Alfred Ebong, a resident of Ocamolum parish says he almost lost his 4-year-old son when he failed to get to the health center due to the floods. Adding that he resorted to treating the child with local herbs for three days before the canoe became operational to cross to the other side.
15:14
15:14

COVID SOPs Violators in Lango Caned, Forced to Buy Mask at UGX 5K wearing face masks 4

Christopher Omara, the Otuke Resident District Commissioner who is also chairperson District Task Force explained that the LCIs should ensure that a maximum of 5 people are allowed at a water point at a go.
11:50
11:50

Amai Community Hospital Up for Auction Court of Appeal 2 6 Top story

Through his lawyer of Daniel Omara Atubo of Amara Atubo and Co. Advocates, Olum sued the administrators of the hospital and Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the medical superintendent for general and special damages.
11:10
11:10

Amolatar Farmers Counting Losses After Heavy Rains 3 1

The affected villages include Kitaleba A’ where 120 households were affected, 80 from Kitaleba B’ and some from Nakatiti.
18:46
18:46

Rainstorm Leaves Learners in Amolatar Stranded 5 1

The school which had an overall enrollment of 460 pupils by the time schools were closed has 20 candidates in P.7 and over 46 pupils in P.6 with nowhere to conduct lessons.
10:56
10:56

Breastfeeding in School; Challenges and Recounts from Learners 1 5

The policy came after public outcry on the number of candidates who conceived, when schools were closed, as a measure to forestall the spread of coronavirus disease. They were on the verge of dropping out of school, starting a new life as mothers.
15:19
15:19

Amolatar District Service Commission Secretary Arrested for Alleged Bribery 2

The suspect, Tonny Odongole has allegedly been demanding huge chucks of money from job seekers in the two districts of Kwania and Amolatar with empty promises of giving them jobs.
07:55
07:55

CID Boss, Two Soldiers Arrested for Torturing Suspect in Custody 2 3

Jacob Chepsikor, the Amolatar District Police Commander confirmed the incident, saying security is doing all that is required to ensure the law takes its course. He says they have entered a case of torture against the suspects at Amolatar CPS vide SD Ref. 38/02/03/2021.
07:59
07:59

Strange Skin Disease Outbreak Reported in Amolatar District Ministry of Health 2

According to the affected residents, their attempts to find a solution have been futile since the available skin ointment hasn’t helped.
12:08
12:08

Strange Skin Disease Causes Panic Among Amolatar District Residents 1 3

The disease has affected at least 10 households from two villages in Akongomit parish. A total of 18 children, the youngest being 6 months and 3 adults in Alongotidi village have presented with systems similar to scabies while another case has been reported in a neighbouring village of Oturulakodal.
10:13
10:13

UPDF Veteran Drowns in Swamp While Catching Mudfish 2

Geoffrey Otim, the officer in charge Bangaladec police outpost in Namasale Sub County, says the deceased has been venturing into the swamp to catch mudfish for the last five years. He explains that Opio would go to the swamp at 4 am and return home around 11 am.
19:10
19:10

Fishermen in Amolatar Decry Low Fish Catch 4 1

Despite the growth in the number and sizes of fish in the lake, most of the fishermen in Kampala landing site are still registering very low fish catch that has left them stranded.
13:40
13:40

Two Children Killed in Amolatar House Fire Uganda Police Force 2

The deceased have been identified as Joshua Okello 5 years old and the sister Tracy Among 2 years old. It is alleged that the mother of the deceased, identified as Rebecca Ajuru, was away to collect drinking water.
13:44
13:44

Floods Ravage Nine Sub Counties in Amolatar 6 1

The most affected sub-counties are Namusale, Awelu, Etam, Agikdak, Akwon, Muntu, Awingiri, Nalibwoyo, and Opali. The floods have submerged several homes, pit latrines and crop gardens leaving residents with nowhere to turn for help.
11:59
11:59

Amolatar District Registers 95% Increase in Fish Stock 4

The government banned fishing activities on all Uganda water bodies in May 2019 to improve the fish stocks and reorganise the sector. As a result, a number of districts have reported improvements in fish stock, which have been attributed to the intervention of the Fisheries Protection Unit.
12:59
12:59

Amolatar Leaders Decry Being Sidelined in Enforcement of Fishing Ban 6

Currently, a 28 feet recommended boat size is being built by Kyalimba Construction Company at Bangaladesh landing site in Namasale sub county. 56 out of the 846 boats expected for the start are already furnished.
17:26
17:26

Kyoga Ferry Services Suspended as Water Submerges Docking Area 3

MV Kyoga 1 currently grounded due to high level of water that has submerged the docking area at Namasale point while MV Kyoga 2 has developed mechanical problems which has deterred it from operating.
13:00
13:00

PWDs in Amolatar Demand Involvement in COVID-19 Fight 1

David Okello, the District Chairperson Disability Union, says that he visited one of the families in Namasale where all its five members are deaf and realized they are ignorant about COVID-19 and preventive measures.
15:05
15:05

Two Arrested in Connection with Murder in Amolatar Uganda Police Force

The body of Alex Opio was discovered with several cuttings on the entire body on Wednesday evening after it was reported that he had gone for fishing at Nabiata landing site with his friends.
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