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14:53
14:53

120 Houses Submerged Under Floods in Nwoya District. Food relief 1

According Patrick Okello Oryema, Nwoya district LCV chairperson, they have tasked the local leaders to document and carry out assessment of the level of destruction to be submitted to the Office of the Prime Minister.
11:04
11:04

Nwoya District Grumbles Over UWA Cash stray animals 1 1

Patrick Okello Oryema, the Chairman Nwoya District says the District only received UGX 490M of the expected UGX 1.4 billion for revenue share of collections made by the Park in last financial year.
11:36
11:36

Lightning Kills Two, Injures 35 in Nwoya District sudden death

Jackson Kinyera, the Local Council Chairperson One of the village who the reported the matter to Nwoya Central Police Station - CPS disclosed that the incident occurred during heavy downpour when dozens of mourners were attending the burial of one, Galdino Anywar, a village elder who had earlier on succumbed to terminal illness.
07:45
07:45

Primate Mauls 11-Months-Old Boy in Nwoya Anaka Hospital 1 Top story

According to Muluwe, the baboon entered their barracks in the morning while they were attending the routine parade and attacked the infant killing him instantly. He says rangers later pursued the primate and killed it.
14:44
14:44

Two Drown in River Ayago 2

According to Okello, Toopacu drowned as he attempted to rescue Komakech who was drowning. Komakech’s body has since been recovered.
09:14
09:14

Crop-Devouring Desert Locusts Sighted in Nwoya Gardens Purongo Sub-County 3 1

The deadly insects were randomly sighted in Got Lunyang and Aol ki Lyec villages in Lutuk Parish, Kochgoma Sub County; Obira village in Anaka Sub County, Purongo Sub-County and Nwoya District headquarters on Wednesday and Thursday.
17:32
17:32

Installation of Electric Fence Around Murchison Falls National Park Starts 1

The electric fence will be used to block elephants from accessing the communities. Bashir told URN that the each kilometre will cost 50 million shillings.
09:01
09:01

Nwoya District Auctions 300 Bags of Impounded Charcoal 1 1

Nwoya District Chairperson Patrick Okello Oryema told URN that each charcoal bag was sold between 10,000 and 15,000 Shillings depending on its size. He says that the district raised up to four million Shillings from the sale, which was held at Nwoya district headquarters on Thursday.
18:15
18:15

Nwoya District Wants UWA Revenue Sharing Guidelines Revised 3 1

Patrick Okello Oryema, the Nwoya LCV Chairperson says that since Nwoya was carved out of Gulu in 2010, the district has been continuously suffering immense destruction by stray animals from Murchison Falls National Park.
07:41
07:41

Floods Submerge Parra Docking Pier 1

Martin Owor, the Commissioner Disaster Management in the Office of the Prime Minister disclosed that OPM and Police teams have been dispatched to join District Disaster Management Committees (DDMCs) of the affected districts to try to manage the crisis.
15:11
15:11

Mediterranean Fruit Flies Ravage Citrus Gardens in Nwoya Middle East 1 4

Richard Okello, a farmer from Lii sub-county explains that he earns over at least 1.5 million shillings from oranges during cold season but the strange flies have cut off his income stream.
12:33
12:33

Elephants Invade Anaka Town Council

Patrick Okello Oryema the LCV chairperson Nwoya district says the two elephants have destroyed close to 15 acres of food crops including maize, bananas sesame among other crops in the affected area.
17:36
17:36

Nwoya District to Drill Boreholes to Curb Water Crisis deep boreholes 1

Patrick Okello Oyrema, the Nwoya LCV Chairperson says that drilling of each of the 21 deep boreholes is estimated to cost 21 million shillings and work is expected to start in two months time.
16:23
16:23

Driver Arrested for Siphoning Gov't Fuel in Nwoya Anaka Town Council

According to Geoffrey Azuma, the District Communications Officer, Mudsid and accomplices still at large, also stole five automobile batteries from vehicles which were parked at the district headquarters.
19:11
19:11

1,500 Bags of Charcoal Impounded in Nwoya 1

The charcoal was ferried from Purongo, Anaka and Got Apwoyo sub-counties heading to Kampala. The impounded trucks have been parked at the district headquarters in Anaka Town Council.
19:07
19:07

Chinese Company Pollutes Nwoya Water Sources 6 1

According to the residents three of their water sources used by more than 600 residents have been contaminated by the sludge after rainwater washed it into them.
07:21
07:21

President Museveni Tours Nwoya Rice Farms 1

President Yoweri Museveni says the absence of electricity in many of the countryside commercial farms is frustrating investors by driving up cost of agribusiness in the country.
16:15
16:15

Residents Threaten to Frustrate Indoor Residual Spraying

John Bosco Okullu, the Koch Goma Sub county LC 3 chairperson, told URN that his office is yet to receive the threats from residents to frustrate the programme. He said it would be unfortunate if the residents were left out of mosquito nets distribution.
17:53
17:53

Nwoya Residents Protest Delayed Compensation 3 1

Patrick Okello Oryem, the Nwoya LC V chairperson, says the affected residents are piling pressure on the district over the delayed compensation by UNRA.
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