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09:14
09:14

Government Commences Feasibility Study on Gulu-Moroto Road for Construction compensation 1 1

The 397.85 kilometers of road starts from Gulu City at Holy Rosary Catholic Church via Omoro to Pader crossing Agago before joining up Abim District and stretching North East to Kotido and Moroto.
14:37
14:37

Omoro GISO Arrested for Aggravated Robbery 1

According to a police preliminary report, the suspects waylaid and robbed three people who were accused of smuggling Super Match cigarettes from Sudan to Uganda through Abwoch Parish in the Omoro district.
06:45
06:45

Clan Demands UGX 200m Compensation for Death of Subjects Pageya Clan 1 4

Blood compensation, known as ‘’culu kwor’’ among the Acholi kinsmen is meant to reconcile (mato oput) the perpetrator and the victims or their families.
07:12
07:12

Second Omoro Police Shooting Victim Succumbs to Injuries 1 Top story

Simon Okema (25) succumbed to the gunshot wounds Tuesday afternoon at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital where he was admitted in critical condition.
14:50
14:50

OC Arrested For Shooting Reveler Dead, Critically Injuring Another 1

Innocent Okello, an eyewitness, says that the incident happened at around 4:00 am on boxing day in front of Corner House Night Club where revelers were merrymaking. Okello explained that the lone officer sighted the rowdy crowd and met resistance when he tried to disperse them.
07:05
07:05

Police Fire Teargas, Bullets to Rescue Headteacher From Angry Students 1 Top story

Dozens of students ganged up against the head teacher for allegedly attempting to rape a 16-year-old senior three student in his office. The students also accused the head teacher of indecently assaulting a 14-year-old female student in the same office.
16:07
16:07

Police Mount Checkpoints to Screen ‘Strangers’ In Omoro Ahead of By-election Omoro Byelection 2 1

According to Mudong, the checkpoints will help Police to screen people especially those who are strangers and entering Omoro District at the time campaigns are ongoing and a by-election around the corner.
15:30
15:30

Security Deploys Heavily In Omoro Ahead of Arrival of Oulanyah’s Body Lalogi Subcounty, 1 2

Omoro Resident District Commissioner, Andrew Onyuk told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that they are not taking chances with security and have deployed a joint force comprising personnel from the Uganda Police Force and Uganda People's Defense Forces-UPDF.
07:50
07:50

Custodians of Nodding Syndrome Debilitated Children Ask Gov’t for Skills Training well-wishers 3 1 Top story

Grace Atim, an elderly mother and resident of Ajan village in Lamola Parish in Odek lost her daughter to the disease. She says if they are empowered through vocational training and soft skills such as agribusiness, village savings schemes, and tailoring and small business enterprises they will be able to fend for themselves and relieve the government the burden of begging.
14:10
14:10

Omoro District Speaker, 7 Others Charged with Criminal Trespass Odek Sub –County 1

The eight were arrested by the local community while on their way to a so-called mercury detection mission at Awere Hill in Odek Sub –County.
16:57
16:57

Omoro District Speaker Arrested over Mercury Mission Odek Sub –County 1

Samuel Owor, the Chairman of Ajan Village told URN in an interview that Odongo who was leading six other men who were approaching Awere Hill and was in possession on a mineral detector machine in a small box.
06:38
06:38

Unknown Assailants Kill Woman in Omoro Burial

Amos Onyango, a relative to the deceased says Apiyo left her home on Saturday to attend the burial of a neighbour on the same village but didn’t return. Onyango says Apiyo's lifeless body was discovered around 4:00 pm on Sunday.
22:48
22:48

Omoro LC5 Chairperson Seeks Security Protection Over Death Threat 1 1

The district chairperson disclosed that the councilor whom he declined to disclose due to investigation purposes threatened him on phone that he will end his life for attacking and tarnishing his personality to the public and his family.
16:04
16:04

Families of Nodding Syndrome Patients Appeal for Food Aid Odek Sub County 3 1

They argue that they are facing an uphill task to meet the feeding needs of the children. Many of these had been supported by Hope for Humans, a non-government organization which was set up to shelter, treat and rehabilitate nodding disease victims. But the centre shutdown in 2017 due to funding constraints.
18:30
18:30

72-Year-Old Missing Man Found Dead in Omoro Palwo parish 1 1

It is the fourth gruesome murder incident reported in Omoro district in less than 30 days since the beginning of the year.
15:43
15:43

Unexploded Ordnances Cause Panic in Omoro,Amuru Aruu North County 4 1

Cyrus Okot, the LC 1 Chairperson of Abili East village in Labwoch parish reveals that the explosive and many more still undiscovered are remnants of the war fought in the area in 1986 by the LRA rebels and government forces.
13:09
13:09

Vehicles Damaged in Gulu - Kampala Highway Accident 1 2

The accident which happened at a wetland located between Afrique Technical Services and Koro Vocational Institute, few meters from Koro Abili Trading Center in Koro Sub County in Omoro district at about 4 am left several passengers with minor injuries.
16:47
16:47

UHRC To Police: Embrace Post-Conflict Policing Strategies 1 4

Phiona Opoka, a Human Rights Officer at the Commission, says the commission appreciates the unique challenges affecting the Uganda Police Force in policing a post-conflict region. She says Police authorities should take deliberate efforts to orient personnel on ground on issues of human rights, respect for rights of suspects and anti-torture act amongst others.
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