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07:35
07:35

UPDF Soldier, Land Broker Wanted Over Forceful Eviction of Nwoya Residents Land conflict 2

Security personnel identified the suspects as Kenneth Bongomin, a renowned land broker, and Charles Ojara, a soldier guarding a farm belonging to the late Gen. Paul Lokech, the former Deputy Inspector of Police.
07:35
07:35

NAGRC, Nwoya Chiefdom Feud Over 1,294 Hectares of Land 7 3

NAGRC says that the land is under the Got Apwoyo Ranch and was in August this year approved by Cabinet to breed and multiply highly productive livestock, produce animal feeds, and cereal crops, diagnose, and treat animals and act as a learning center in a move to avert famine in the country.
12:05
12:05

Acholi Sub-region Gets UGX 4B for Construction of Health Facilities 1 4

The construction and rehabilitation will be undertaken by the Health Ministry through the Belgian Development agency, Enabel with funding from USAID.
08:53
08:53

UNRA Diverts Traffic From Flooded Olwiyo-Pakwach Road 2 1

Allan Ssempebwa, the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) Communications Manager told Uganda Radio Network - URN in an interview that although their team rushed on the ground to monitor the situation, they couldn't intervene due to the high water levels.
11:15
11:15

Prisons Commander Collapses, Dies in Nwoya Lodge

The 54-year-old prisons officer reportedly collapsed and died on Thursday evening at Continental Bar and lodge in Purongo Town Council, Nwoya District.
07:43
07:43

Sacked Police Officer Nabbed For Impersonation

It's alleged that the suspect called Sergent Jimmy Odongo, a police officer at Nwoya Central Police Station on Monday and introduced himself as a Superintendent of Police. According to Police, the suspect claimed that he was heading to Alero Police station in Alero Sub-county to follow up on a contentious land matter registered under SD Ref:07/05/07/21.
12:35
12:35

UNRA Starts Refurbishing Dilapidated 62-Km Olwiyo-Pakwach Road 1 2

The road is a major business route serving as the main connection to West Nile, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It has however been in poor shape for several years, with many of the road sections having developed large potholes and gullies, often paralysing normal traffic flow.
16:01
16:01

Four Suspected Poachers Disappear In Murchison Falls National Park 1 2 Top story

Anaka Sub-County LC III Chairperson, Morris Kakanyero Opiyo told URN in an interview Wednesday that initially, five men entered the park on a hunting trip. He however says that one of them escaped during an encounter with Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) rangers before alerting local leaders about his colleagues three days later.
18:10
18:10

Nwoya Residents Task UWA to Expedite Installation of Electric Fence 5 1

UWA had planned to erect electric fences on the National Park’s border with the sub-counties of Purongo, Got Apwoyo, Anaka, Koch Goma, and Koch Lii all in Nwoya District.
07:54
07:54

Farmers Spend Sleepless Nights to Drive Away Stray Elephants 3 10 Top story

Miriam Akello, a farmer in Ceke B Parish, Lii Sub County says that they do not sleep in their houses. She says that the elephants do not only eat the crops but also trample on them.
07:22
07:22

Nwoya Residents Panic Over Suspected Poisoning of Ayago Stream 2 4

Pauline Odong, the Coorom Parish councilor told URN that she also witnessed the strange color of the water and the death of the fish before receiving complaints from the residents.
16:41
16:41

Nwoya District, Bukona Agro Processors Ltd Partner to Save Forest Destruction 1 3

Emmanuel Orach, the Nwoya district chairperson told members of the community on Friday that this is one of the initiatives to see that Nwoya district go green adding that it is a great stride to saving the environment.
13:53
13:53

Nwoya Gets 4,000 Rabies Vaccines Rabies Vacine 1

Nwoya District is endemic to rabies but hadn’t had mass vaccination against rabies, a viral disease of mammals usually transmitted through the bite of an infected animal for the last four years.
14:59
14:59

Nwoya Farmers 'Thank' Birds and Rain for Saving them from Armyworms 1 2

Dr. James Ukwir, Nwoya District Production officer and also District Veterinary officer says rainwater helped to wash away eggs and the larvae, while Bernard Maktunu, an Agricultural Officer in Got Apowyo Sub-county told URN that birds from Murchison Falls National Park have also played a great role in clearing the armyworms by eating them up.
18:13
18:13

Businessman Shot Dead in Nwoya District 1

Geoffrey Opiyo, the Chairman of Koch Goma Town Council says that the assailants who were trailing the deceased all the way from Gulu City shot Kimera at Bungamon Village on the Koch Goma –Gulu Highway.
16:54
16:54

Livestock Farmers in Nwoya Panic As African Armyworms Ravage Crops, Pastures 1

The destructive caterpillars invaded the Sub-counties of Lungulu, Got Apwoyo, and Purongo at the start of the farming season last month.
15:45
15:45

Stray Elephants Forcing Farmers out of Farmlands in Nwoya 5 1

Geoffrey Opiyo, a commercial rice farmer in Got Apwoyo Sub County told URN that last season he lost 20 acres of rice which were eaten and stamped on by some of the stray elephants.
07:05
07:05

Two Children Drown in Nwoya 2

Emmanuel Orach, the Nwoya District LC V Chairperson has identified the deceased as Barbara Ayeerwoth, three and half years and her two-year-old brother Jonathan Rwotomiya.
18:30
18:30

Nwoya Offers 200 Acres of Land to Gov’t For Agricultural Institute 1 2

The district has identified and allocated 200 acres piece of land located in Got Apwoyo Sub-county for the establishment of the institute.
18:18
18:18

Poachers Vandalize Electric Fence At Murchison Falls National Park 1 1

The installation of the electric fence covering a 20-kilometre stretch around the Park started in January 2020 to stop wild animals from straying into human settlements. The move followed complaints of crop destruction, severe injuries, and death of locals caused by stray animals mostly elephants straying from the National Park.
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