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16:11
16:11

Third Brother Flees after Murder of Third Sibling in Oyam in a Week 2

These murders are being attributed to long-running disagreements between siblings, domestic violence among couples and mob action resulting from theft of petty things.
11:43
11:43

Stakeholders Concerned Over Poor Performance in Oyam Primary Schools Oyam District. 4

Odyesseus Awany, a retired primary school head teacher believes that performance has dropped especially in government schools because teachers are occupying learners instead of teaching.
07:05
07:05

Oyam Residents Accuse Police of Extortion Uganda Police

In his response, Innocent Mubangizi, the Oyam District Police Commander (DPC) acknowledged that there are a few Police officers who he described as 'Non- Pro- people' who like extorting money from locals instead of helping then.
11:19
11:19

Schools in Lango Struggle to Teach New Curriculum Amidst Inadequate Instructional Materials 4

Sammy Bob Okino, the Headteacher Lango College Secondary School says implementing the new curriculum is more demanding in terms of learning space in classrooms and requirements/ equipment for practical work.
09:07
09:07

Witch Doctor Survives Lynching for Failing to Catch Cattle Thief Uganda Police 1

The witch doctor’s ritual failed to work despite having received 300,000 Shillings as payment, which angered the community members who started beating him and his boda boda transporter randomly.
09:49
09:49

Minakulu Town Council to Get Health Center lll 1

He says World Vision under their project called Oyam Cole cluster Project approved to construct the new health center lll and also to renovate the Minakulu health center ll which is currently in a poor state
12:06
12:06

Residents Accuse Military of Mass Torture, Killing Widow's Son and Rape 4 2

A postmortem report indicates that the deceased succumbed to internal bleeding from beating. The deceased’s mother holds Chieftaincy of Military intelligence responsible for her son’s death.
07:40
07:40

Five More Arrested in Connection to "Holy Spirit" Led Murder 1 Top story

It all started when the 'Holy spirit" allegedly singled out the deceased during a prayer session led by Pastor Lawrence Aguga. The congregation then descended on Akoi forcing her to run for 6kms towards the prayer ground while being assaulted by the congregation. She collapsed and died before reaching the prayer ground.
13:35
13:35

Pastor Leads Christians to Beat Woman to Death on Orders of "Holy Spirit" Uganda Police Force 1 Top story

Eight suspects including Lawrence Aguga, the church leader, Patrick Arom, Francis Ebong, Silvesto Akejo, George Otim, Tony Odongo and others only identified as Ongoda and Ocen are on the run.
13:03
13:03

NEMA Destroys 25 Hectares of Rice, 15 Houses in Oyam 4 2 Top story

Afyai Silvanus, the Nothern Uganda Regional Wetland Coordinator, says that the operation is an attempt to restore over 90 percent of the wetland coverage within Abok sub-county.
11:46
11:46

Oyam Mob Sets Suspected Cattle Thief to Death Oyam district 1

According to Olak, the mob dragged Okello to a nearby bush, tied him on the motorcycle he was riding and set him ablaze, and that be burnt to death.
16:03
16:03

Lack of Computers, Internet Connection Affecting ICT Studies 3

Tom Richard Odyeny, the Headteacher of Akura S S confirmed that many schools including his do not have computers or power sources, which he says is discouraging students from taking computer studies.
16:51
16:51

Government Takes over Reconstruction of Lira-Kamdini Road The World Bank 5 1

The directive was issued by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni while in Oyam District during a meeting with the Members of Parliament and other leaders from the Lango sub-region, on Saturday. The meeting was, among others, discussing the poor state of the road, which stretches 78 kilometres from Corner Kamdini along the Kampala-Gulu highway to Lira town.
13:51
13:51

President Museveni Scraps Use of TIN in War Debt Claimants Compensation 4

The Finance Ministry had tasked all claimants in Lango, Acholi and Teso sub-region to obtain Tax Identification Numbers as a mandatory requirement for processing their payment. The number is a ten-digit code issued by the Uganda Revenue Authority to prospective Taxpayers to enable them to meet their tax obligations.
09:57
09:57

Lango MPs Cancel Demo After Meeting Museveni Parliament 2

The chairperson of Lango Parliamentary Group who is also the woman MP for Kole District Judith Alyek, issued a statement calling off the demonstration saying a new course of action will be taken after meeting the president. But Moses Okot, the Kyoga County MP who is also the vice-chairperson LPG has gone ahead to issue another, contradicting statement, saying the demo will still happen as planned
06:51
06:51

Former MP Arrested for "Inciting Violence" 3

Amiza said that he was mobilizing the Lango community to stage a peaceful demonstration over the poor status of Lira Kamdini road.
08:49
08:49

27-year-old in Custody for Raping Elderly Woman 2

According to reports, the suspect threatened to kill Ayo in case she tries to resist or make an alarm. The victim was later rushed to Iceme HC IV for medical examination while Aporo was arrested hours later while trying to flee.
07:14
07:14

Police Impound Eight Buses in Kamdini for Violating Curfew Oyam District. 1

The buses reportedly left Kampala between 5:30 pm and 6:00 pm and reached Kamdini Checkpoint between 11 pm and midnight. The majority of the passengers were business people who had traveled to Kampala to buy merchandise.
13:57
13:57

Ngai Secondary School Receives UGX 600M for Renovation 3 1

In 2010, President Museveni during his campaign in Oyam District pledged to renovate Ngai Senior Secondary School after it was destroyed by the Lord’s Resistance Army-LRA rebels.
07:30
07:30

Indian, Pakistani Businessmen Lose Billions in Dubious Business Deal 5 2

Basra Gurcharan of Guru Nanak Investment Uganda ltd, a sun flower oil milling company which has operated in Lira for the last 21 years said he supplied 381 tons of sunflower and 272 cotton seed which amounts to 1b and 600m shillings respectively but has not been paid a coin.
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