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13:39
13:39

Arua District Struggling to Protect Local Forest Reserves 3

Area residents have taken over large portions of the forest reserves to plant food crops while others are involved in illegal logging. Several reserves have also been turned into dumping sites, the most affected being Eruba local forest, Ezuku local forest and Kuluva local forest in Vurra sub-county.
17:05
17:05

Absenteeism Threatens Health Service Delivery in Arua Arua district 1 2

Boniface Okuonzi, a resident of Ajia sub-county says that often, patients have been left stranded and sometimes turned away while seeking treatment at the health facilities due to the absence of the workers.
19:02
19:02

Arua District to Establish Woodlands in Schools 1 4

Under the project, each of the 49 primary schools and six secondary schools will receive assorted tree species seedlings worth 500 to be planted around the school. The campaign “Greening Arua” seeks to conserve the environment and protect school buildings from strong winds.
10:43
10:43

Arua Farmers Get Over 74,000 Fish Fingerlings to Boost Production 1 3

Alfred Okuonzi, the LC V Chairperson of Arua district commended the government for the initiative, saying as a district they are determined to step up prospects of aquaculture farming. He cautioned the beneficiaries against mishandling the fingerings.
11:47
11:47

Arua District Records Poor Local Revenue Collection 3

Solomon Anguzu, the Secretary of Finance, and Administration attributed the reduction to the negative attitude of taxpayers and poor remittance by the lower local government units.
07:37
07:37

Teachers Storm CAO’s Office Over Salary Delays 1 3

The acting District Education Officer Henry Wadri, acknowledged the problem and blamed it on anomalies that arose during the separation of payroll for the newly created administrative units that were carved out of the greater Arua District.
17:36
17:36

MPs Query HIV Services to DRC as Arua District Registers New Cases HIV AIDS 5 1

But Sarah Kayagi, the Chairperson Parliamentary Committee on HIV called on the leaders of Arua to continue sharing the meager HIV services with those in DRC adding that they will task government to increased resources to meet health services demand by border districts including Arua.
13:52
13:52

Arua Veterans Emyooga SACCO Chairperson Arrested over UGX 29.5m RDC Festus Ayikobua 4 3

According to a statement obtained from Post Bank, Abiyo withdrew the money after he told the signatories to sign a blank Cheque.
17:44
17:44

Lack of Ambulance Services in West Nile Districts Hindering Referral of Covid-19 Patients 4 1

In Arua district, there is only one ambulance, which is inadequate to manage Covid19 cases in the district. Paul Drileba, the acting District Health Officer says the situation has become difficult to manage in the four sub-counties. Since they struggle to ensure timely referral of cases to Arua.
10:52
10:52

Arua City, District Leaders, Arua Hospital Administration Clash Over Supervision 4 1 Top story

The Hospital Director, Dr. Filbert Nyeko told the officials that there is no legal instrument mandating them to supervise and assert their authority on the management of the hospital.
08:25
08:25

Arua District Fails to Pay UGX 690M to Retired Staff 4 1 Top story

According to Eswelu, they failed to collect sufficient local revenue because of the low revenue base. He revealed that revenue collection in the district dropped from over Shillings 1Billion to Shillings 426Million, which he attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic and creation of Terego district and Arua City hence denying them some sources of revenue.
09:08
09:08

Arua City, District Leaders Concerned About Delayed Sharing of Assets Arua district 3 1

Sam Wadri Nyaku the Mayor Arua City said the decision by the Ministry of Local Government to remain silent on the issue has affected the operations of the City. He explains that they cannot access some of the movable assets like motor vehicles to facilitate their work in the City.
11:19
11:19

Arua City Council Approves UGX 338 Million Covid-19 Supplementary Budget 5 2

The City Taskforce was allocated 37 Million Shillings, 188 Million to Village Health Teams, and 90 Million Shillings for the Rapid response and Surveillance Team.
08:23
08:23

Arua COVID-19 Surveillance Team Complains of Harassment Paul Bishop Drileba 3 1

Paul Bishop Drileba, the acting Arua District Health Officer, says that some of the people whose samples test positive resort to insults and warn him never to call them again when he asks them to come to the district health department for assistance.
12:18
12:18

Western Nile LC 5 Chairpersons Task Central Government to Resolve Boundary Conflicts 4 2

Some of the boundary disputes are between Yumbe and Madi Okollo at Ewanga, Moyo and Obongi at Palorinya, Terego and Madi Okollo at Ocea, Maracha and Koboko at Kololo, Arua district and Madi Okollo over Laura central Forest reserve among others.
10:16
10:16

Arua Assistant CAO, Hospital Director Clash Over Death of COVID-19 Patient Sandra Ewacabo 3 2

Speaking during the COVID-19 Taskforce meeting at the district headquarters, Ewacabo tasked Dr. Filbert Nyeko to explain why patients continue dying at the hospital due to lack of Oxygen even after fixing the power problem last week.
09:10
09:10

Arua Vendors Equate Sleeping in the Market to Being in Prison Nelson Dada 3 2

But in Arua, the vendors have not implemented the directive citing lack of Sanitary facilities and congestion. The market which was constructed out of iron sheets following the demolition of the main market currently accommodates over 3,000 vendors dealing in various foodstuffs. It has one water point and a four stance latrine.
14:42
14:42

Release of Hospital Staff Angers Arua District Leaders RDC Festus Ayikobua 4 1

Moses Odeke, a mechanic at the Arua Hospital Oxygen plant and his supervisor only identified as Peter was picked by police detectives and detained at Arua CPS for negligence following the death of 5 Covid-19 patients on Friday and Saturday.
15:18
15:18

Arua Residents Want Health, Road Sectors Prioritized in City Budget 4 1

According to some residents, they want the authorities to prioritize the health sector to manage the Covid19 strain and other diseases. They also want new roads constructed and the roads in a poor state rehabilitated.
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