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10:49
10:49

Residents Homeless As Hailstorm Hits Apac District 2

Ibuje Town Council Chairperson, Jowasso Engim, says the most affected villages are Aketipida, Boke, Alenga, Adak A and Adak.
11:20
11:20

Residents Protest Giveaway of Rock to Road Contractor 3

Residents accusing Ibuje Sub County leaders of fraudulently taking 105 million shillings which was reportedly deposited into the Sub County account by Sadeem Al Kuwait Construction to allow them to gain access to the rock to conduct quarrying for the tarmacking of Rwenkunye-Apac-Lira Road.
10:37
10:37

Lango MPs Concerned About Delayed Construction of Apac-Lira Road 3 4

During a site visit on Wednesday, the MPs were concerned that the contractor Gulsan Construction Company had not started construction works.
12:10
12:10

Evicted Fishermen at Wanysolo Landing Site Resort to Charcoal Burning 1 3

The change in economic activity has however prompted over 2,500 evicted fishermen at Wanysolo landing site to charcoal business as an alternative livelihood source.
07:19
07:19

Rwenkunye-Apac-Lira Road Works Stall, Contractor Abondons Site 3

Government handed over the site to the contractors in May and they are supposed to complete the road works within four years. However, Sadeem Al General Trading and Contracting, has since disappeared from the site raising concern from residents.
11:05
11:05

Soldiers Evict 200 from Maruzi Ranch 1 3 Top story

Bosco Waca, whose house was set ablaze claims that he lost Shillings 3 million and other valuables in the burnt house. “It upsets when you see your house set ablaze early in the morning when people are still sleeping. I have lost my money and where do they want me to go with all these siblings?” he asked.
15:14
15:14

Fishmonger in Trouble for Impersonation, Illegal Possession of Gov't Stores 2

Constantine Okao, the Tarogali parish LC II Chairperson, says that they became suspicious and interrogated Awino to ascertain whether she is a police officer in vain leading to her arrest.
15:19
15:19

Thugs Steal Drugs at Chegere Health Center II 2

The thugs made away with 40 boxes of anti-malaria drugs coartem, 100 packets of malaria test kits, 10 tins of amoxicillin capsule.
11:19
11:19

Residents Return to Maruzi Ranch, Demand Compensation 1 2

Residents, who spoke to Uganda Radio Network on condition of anonymity for fear of security, said that they are still waiting for compensation since the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries assured them of compensation.
19:05
19:05

Police Investigate Fire Outbreak at Apac Centenary Bank Branch 1

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Region Police Spokesperson, says the fire destroyed a few bank properties. “Properties including 2 computers and some documents were partially destroyed while others were saved,” he said.
14:56
14:56

Apac Residents Decry Delayed USMID Road Works 1 2

In February 2020, Apac Municipality received 487 Million Shillings for the construction of the two roads in the municipality which was supposed to start in March this year and end in June.
11:38
11:38

Arocha Primary School Seeks UGX 200M to Rehabilitate Classrooms 2 3

The school with more than 2,000 pupils has classroom blocks that are dilapidated with a leaking roof, broken ceiling boards and sinks, inadequate and non-functional toilets coupled with limited space.
10:21
10:21

Teacher Shortage Impeding Swahili Language Teaching in Apac Schools 3

Last year, the government rolled out the revised curriculum for lower secondary schools. About 16,000 teachers were trained to implement the new curriculum, however, Kiswahili teachers were lacking.
11:17
11:17

Apac Councillors Fault CAO Over Botched Study Tour 3

Wanje later told URN in a telephone interview that he could not facilitate the tour because the organizers did not make adequate preparation. He accused the district Speaker, Peter Obong and other members of the advance team who went for a feasibility study in Sironko District for failure to submit any report to his office on their findings.
11:49
11:49

Dokolo, Apac Schools Receive 800 Iron Sheets from OPM 2

The institutions were in March this year hit hard by the heavy rains accompanied by the hail storms that blew off classroom structures and latrine premises, forcing the learners to study under tree shades.
07:43
07:43

Rwekunye–Apac Road Workers Protest over Pay, Poor Working Conditions 2 3

The workers argue that they lack protective gears which expose them to accidents and are underpaid. Casual labourers are paid 4,500 to 6,000 Shillings per day, which they say is inadequate compared to the cost of living.
10:07
10:07

Akokoro Sub County Residents Decry Lack of Safe Water 3 2

Sandra Adongo, a resident of Aluga Central Village in Akokoro Sub-county, says that lack of clean water has persisted for long but their leaders have not intervened.
18:00
18:00

Excitement as Masindi Port Ferry Resumes Operation Months after Suspension 2 2

Anthony Okucu, the UNRA Lira Station Engineer says the ferry has resumed normal operation and is capable of conducting 22 trips a day. He asked the travelers to resume their normal travel schedules.
16:27
16:27

Apac Municipality Bans Sale of Fuel in Plastic Bottles 2 3

Geoffrey Ojuka Ekweny the directly elected councillor for Ngec ward in Arocha Division observes that petrol is highly flammable which is risky to have it being sold in open and public places.
18:46
18:46

Apac District Leaders Raise Concern over Being Sidelined from UGX 114b Project European Union (EU) 6

Asante Odongo, the LCV vice chairperson who said he has only been hearing about DINU programs in other districts not knowing it was being implemented in his district as well.
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