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14:28
14:28

Elephants Kill 40-Year-Old Man in Murchison Falls National Park 1 1

The deceased was on a Bajaj motorcycle with his nephew Dick Ogwang when they rammed into the herd of elephants.
11:03
11:03

Poor State of Karuma-Olwiyo-Pakwach Road Irks Users 2 3

The road connects Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo stretching from Karuma in Kiryandongo district through Olwiyo in Nwoya district and Pakwach-Zombo in the West Nile.
16:30
16:30

Acholi MPs Task Paramount Chief to Intervene in Apaa Township Unrest Acholi Chiefdom 2 1

The MPs say that the subjects of the Paramount Chief living in the Apaa Township are being brutalized and allegedly killed by their rival tribesmen.
13:06
13:06

Man Confesses Murdering Stepson 28-Years Ago, Asks for Forgiveness 1 1

Apiyo remembers that one day in February 1993 she returned home only to find her son lying unconscious. She then rushed him to Koch Goma Health Centre III from where he died shortly after arrival.
15:37
15:37

Thieves Break into Anaka Town Council Offices, Steal Two Computers Nwoya District 1 1

David Okema, the Chairman of Anaka Town Council told URN in an interview that staff found three office doors broken when they reported for work on Tuesday morning.
07:42
07:42

Tsetse Flies Infestation Confirmed in Nwoya District 1

Justine Ajaji, the LC III Chairperson of Lii Sub County says the insects that farmers and residents started reporting the presence of the insects three weeks ago. He says they are currently registering famers whose kraals in his sub county have been affected by Nagana, which is caused by the insects.
10:17
10:17

Gulu Archdiocese Starts Producing Green Fuel 1 5

Pravin Kekhal, the Executive Director Burkona Factory explained to URN that they were driven by the increasing demands for firewood and charcoal for home use and commercial purposes which has led to the massive destruction of trees and forest cover in the country.
09:35
09:35

Court Blocks Late IGP Oryema’s Descendants from Accessing 6 Disputed Sq Miles Nwoya District 2 1

Accoding to Matenga, the interim order of injunction issued restrains the respondents and their agents, relatives, workmen or any other person deriving any interests from them from further trespassing, evicting, intimidating, fencing, demarcating boundary, arresting, renting out, selling, erecting houses or temporary structures, cultivating, alienating and/or in any other way dealing with the suit land measuring approximately 3,700 acres (nearly 6 square miles).
16:52
16:52

Nwoya District Lacks PPEs for Grassroots Frontline COVID-19 Workers 1

Jennifer Acan, a VHT member from Lungai village says that several public places including markets are not observing the standard operating procedures and as VHTs they are supposed to go and sensitize people in such places but can’t easily do so due to lack of PPEs.
09:26
09:26

Police in Acholi Region Calls for Psychosocial Support as Homicide Cases Rise Nwoya District 1 4

Between 1st and 13th July, Police in Aswa River Region registered a total of 13 homicide cases. Gulu registered the highest with six cases followed by Omoro with three cases. Agago, Lamwo, Amuru and Nwoya districts registered one case respectively.
19:01
19:01

Farmers in Nwoya Struggle to Protect Gardens from Stray Elephants 2 1

John Michael Acire, a farmer in Tangi Village disclosed that together with his households they have now decided to sleep in the garden and endure the colds of the nights to drive away from the elephants from further destruction on their farmlands.
08:24
08:24

Construction of Police Station in Memory of Late IGP Oryema Stalls Over Land Row Nwoya District 3 1

Last month, the Inspector General of Police IGP Martin Okoth Ochola approved the establishment of the station and construction was supposed to start immediately.
06:31
06:31

Ochola Approves Establishment of Police Post on Land Donated by Late IGP Oryema Nwoya District 3 1 Top story

Nancy Oryema, the granddaughter of the late Wilson Erinayo Oryema says Nwoya District Local Government has already approved the building plan for the police post, saying they need about Shillings 230million according to the bills of quantity.
15:22
15:22

Nwoya Investigating Over 200 Child Labour Cases Nwoya District 1 2

Jacob Okot, the Nwoya District Probation and Welfare Officer told URN in an interview that he has teamed up with the labour office to establish the farms employing children before they take legal action.
11:52
11:52

Police Identifies Missing Persons of Karuma Bridge Accident River Nile 1

They are Alex Ogwal, 35-year-old driver of the truck registration UAS 337M and resident of Lira City, and a pump attendant aged 21, all attached to Shine Energy Petrol Station.
17:15
17:15

Two Feared Dead as Speeding Fuel Truck Plunges into Karuma Falls karuma bridge 1

Joshua Odong, a regular transporter along the Gulu-Kampala highway, observed that Karuma which was built in the 1960s during the colonial era is notorious for killing travelers because it does not have the requisite safety standards.
19:39
19:39

Bad Roads Cut Off Nwoya and Amuru Districts 1

Richard Ojok, the LCI Chairperson of Lukai village, Bar Jere Parish in Lungulu Sub County says the conditions of the roads worsened immediately after the rains started raining heavily. He says the district authorities had not rehabilitated the roads.
17:33
17:33

First Ugandan IGP's Family Donates Land Police Post Nwoya District 2 1

Ben Okot, the Purongo Sub –County Chairman says the establishment of a Police Post will greatly help fight crimes and poaching that are so rampant in the area and that the 10kms distance from Purongo Police Post to Tangi Village makes timely police response in case emergencies difficult
08:05
08:05

Community Struggling to Settle after Sixty Nine Years of Displacement vigilantes 1 1 Top story

Fidele Labiya, the leader of Kalak Clan in Orom Sub County, says that the communities fled the area in 1969 just a few years after Uganda attained self-rule.
08:27
08:27

Nwoya Football Club Sues Makerere Over False COVID -19 Results Makerere University 1

In its Civil Suit 04/2021 before Gulu High Court, Young Elephant FC wants the court to declare that Makerere University Laboratory was negligent in conducting the COVID -19 tests and order them to pay the cost of damage caused to the football club.
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