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10:28
10:28

Kwania District Fails to Absorb UGX 900m for Recruitment of Health Workers Ministry of Health 1

Despite the shortage of health workers, the district has failed to utilize the funds which could help provide high-quality health services.
22:19
22:19

Kwania District Gets UGX 200m for Construction of Administration Block 2 1

However, the multibillion admin block construction being undertaken by Oryem-Can Co. Ltd, had stalled for five months after the commencement of the project due to lack of money.
07:55
07:55

Expectant Mothers Shun Health Facilities as COVID-19 Cases Surge Ministry of Health 4

Dr. Moses Ebong, the Kwania District Health Officer says that since the government declared the lockdown to contain the second wave of COVID-19, the number of people seeking medical services has dropped.
10:37
10:37

High Costs of Gears Push Kwania Fishermen Out of Fishing 2 2

The government lifted the suspension in July 2020 but only allowed fishermen with the recommended boat sizes, a restriction that has pushed fishermen out of business.
11:25
11:25

COVID-19: Panic as Kwania Run Short of PPE, Eight Health Workers Test Positive Ministry of Health 2 1 Top story

The district registered 59 cases in the past three weeks, including eight health workers that were all referred to Lira Regional Referral hospital for treatment raising fear among the frontline health workers.
13:12
13:12

Unlicensed, Fake Witchdoctors Overwhelm Aduku Town Council

Jimmy Uhuru, the LCI chairperson of Aduku Township cell says they are concerned on the growing numbers of the witch-doctors who migrate mainly from Masindi, Kiryandongo and Nakasongola districts and illegally settle in their area.
13:41
13:41

500 Sorghum Farmers in Kwania Sign MOU with Global Educational Network 4 3

George Ebong, the Chairperson Kwania district Framers’ Association described the move as a big boost to the farmer’s group.
11:54
11:54

Kwania Leaders Concerned over Encroachment of Wetlands 3 1

LAbout 539.3 hectares of the total 1,012 hectares of wetland in Kwania is already encroached on by residents. The leaders are also accusing LCI Chairpersons of frustrating efforts in the fight against encroachment on wetlands.
12:01
12:01

Kwania Dishes out Emyooga Cash to Beneficiaries 3 1

Emyooga was launched in August 2019 by President Museveni to spur a shift from subsistence to market-oriented production. The government set aside 260 billion Shillings to bankroll the program with each constituency meant to receive 560 million shillings
10:14
10:14

District Leaders in Lango Ask Gov't to Reinstate Development Equalization Grant 3

Last month a circular from the Ministry of Finance was sent to Chief Administrative Officers across the country directing them not to include DDEG in their budget for the next financial year because the government is introducing the new Parish Development Model where funds will be sent directly to the parishes instead of sub-counties, effective July 1.
16:52
16:52

Kwania Probation Office, Residents Decry Surge in Child Abuse 3 1

According to Opio, they have registered more than 100 cases of child abuse since this year began. Seventy of these are defile cases from Abongomola, Aduku, and Inomo sub-counties. He says that they are working closely with parents, local leaders, Police and different Civil Society Organisations to address the challenge.
11:05
11:05

Abapiri Oil Seed Cooperative Society Seeks UGX 400m to Construct Warehouse 3 1

The Cooperative which deals in soya beans, maize, simsim and other cereal crops, plans to construct a store that will be used by the members to bulk their farm produce for sale, however the Coop does not have adequate resources to implement the plan.
22:26
22:26

700 Flood Victims in Kwania District Receive Relief Food 3 1

The consignment is part of the 100 bags of beans, 200 bags of maize flour, 500 pieces of blankets and 300 pieces of tarpaulins that was sent to the district recently by the office of the prime Minister.
07:00
07:00

Construction of UGX 4.5Bn Kwania District Admin Block Stalls 1 1

Basil Okello Onac, the Kwania District LC V Chairperson, says that the project hit a snag when the contractor ran short of funds and abandoned the site. He says the contract period has also elapsed, but they have granted the contractor’s request for an extension.
17:30
17:30

Baptist Union To Weed Out Untrained Pastors 3

Pastor Abel Ssegirinya, the president of the Baptist Union in Uganda, says the move is intended to restore sanity in their churches without curtailing freedom of worship.
15:45
15:45

Kwania Prepares for Budget Shortfall in FY 2021/2022 2 1

Geoffrey Eling Owera, the Finance Secretary attributes the budget shortfall to Covid-19 pandemic which affected local government revenue collections. Eling told council that the district only managed to raise 20% of planned local revenue in the last financial year which was interrupted by Covid-19.
15:49
15:49

Kwania, Alebtong Register Low Uptake of Covid-19 Vaccine Ministry of Health 3 1

Dr. Tonny Odung, the Alebtong District Health Officer blamed the poor uptake of the vaccine on people spreading negative information about the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine that is being used. He has asked the targeted frontline workers to disregard all the misinformation, saying the vaccine is safe.
15:34
15:34

Kwania North Loser Withdraws Election Petition

Last month, James Onguu Tar who contested on the National Resistance Movement-NRM party ticket petitioned the court seeking annulment of Okae’s victory. He claims that the elections were characterised by irregularities.
15:22
15:22

Residents Demand Upgrade of Aduku Health Center IV Ministry of Health 2

The Aduku Town Council Vice Chairperson, Peter Otim, says that the influx of patients has exerted pressure on the facility leading to acute shortage of drugs. He is equally pushing for the upgrade of the said facility.
12:47
12:47

Aduku Town Council Youths Yet to Embrace Youth Livelihood Fund 2

Not a single youth in Aduku Town Council has benefited from the fund, according to a report by the Aduku Town Council Gender and Community sector. The report indicates that most of the youths in the town council have shunned the program.
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