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13:21
13:21

Apac Suspends Operation of Microfinance Institutions Brac Uganda Limited 3

It has been realized that most small businesses had been operating on loans secured from micro finance and money lending institutions within their localities. They are supposed to be remitting payments back to the institutions who had given money whether the business is running or not.
14:34
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UNRA Suspends Masindi Port Ferry Operation After Engine Breakdown River Nile 1 1

Charles Alex Bogere, the Ferry Master at Masindi Port says one of the engines became fault while in motion crossing the river with passengers promoting them to immediately suspending operation. Whereas a team of UNRA engineers are already working on the faulty engine, Bogere told URN they are not yet aware about when the ferry may resume operation.
14:17
14:17

Lango Farmers Reap Fortunes After Adopting New Technologies Agriculture 3 1

The beneficiaries, from the districts of Kwania, Apac and Dokolo adopted the use of technologies for value addition, fertilizers and planting crops in line as opposed to the local practice of sowing.
15:52
15:52

Gov’t Starts Compensating Pader District Residents UNRA 2 1

Under first section that covered Rwekunye, Akokoro, Ibuje up to Apac town, some 395 residents were evaluated but only 320 have so far been paid in full their compensation. Without divulging the total amount spent on this, Mark Ssali, the UNRA Communication Officer told the residents are being paid compensation as per the market value of [property affected and in line with the recommendation of the government chief valuer.
11:19
11:19

Masindi Port Ferry Resumes Operations River Nile 1

Charles Alex Bogere, the Masindi Port Ferry Master says that they conducted series of tests trips and it was confirmed to be effective for full-time operations on the water.
13:30
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Masindi Port Ferry Resumes Operations UNRA 2 Top story

Mark Ssali, the Communication Officer Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA, says the ferry that connect Kiryandongo and Apac districts through Masindi port and Kungu route across River Nile is now operational and capable of conducting 22 trips a day.
12:14
12:14

District Engineer, Inspector On The Spot Over Non Payment of Road Gang Members apac district

According to the residents, each of them was entitled to Shillings 10,000 per every 200 meters of the roads maintained. The residents have since petitioned Apac Anti-Corruption Coalition-TAAC, a local NGO operating in Apac district to help investigate and establish why they haven’t been paid. Nelson Okello, the district Engineer says the group must be verified before they can be paid.
18:44
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Site of First Human Footprint Left to Waste Tourism 1 Top story

Tyen Olum was listed alongside Barlonyo Memorial Site, where more 300 innocent people were reportedly killed by LRA, Kangai village-the place where colonialists captured Omukama Kabalega of Bunyoro and Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda, and Goot Ojwang in Otuke district- where first group of Lango from Ethiopia first settled, as potential tourism destinations earmarked for development.
12:31
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Traffic Diverted as UNRA Closes Masindi Port Ferry River Nile 1

Mark Ssali, the UNRA Communications Officer, says the ferry that connect Kiryandongo and Apac districts through Masindi port and Kungu route across River Nile has been suspended for a month. He says it will resume operations on August 12th, 2019.
16:48
16:48

Allocation of Maruzi Ranch to Investor Splits Lango Leaders President Museveni 1

Museveni’s endorsement stemmed from series of consultations with Lango Parliamentary Group, Parliament committee on agriculture, animal industry and fisheries, and Lands Ministry among others. In his recommendations, President Museveni argued that such a huge project can only be best done on government land.
12:21
12:21

Police Probes Cattle thefts in Apac District livestock theft

Another recent livestock theft was recorded on June 16, where, one Wilson Kabandize, a herdsman from Gomba District reportedly disappeared with 53 head of cattle belonging to a group of farmers from the Kraal of Patrick Adoko. It is said that Adoko had gone to Church, at the time the cattle were stolen.
15:06
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Lango Leaders to Meet Museveni over Maruzi Ranch Eviction apac district

The Legislators under their Umbrella group of Lango Parliamentary Group two weeks ago petitioned Parliament seeking to halt the eviction of local people who have for years been occupying part of Maruzi ranch land.
13:46
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Lango MPs Want Maruzi Ranch Eviction Halted apac district 1

For about two weeks, a combined team of UPDF soldiers and police have been conducting forceful eviction of over 400 people who are occupying part of the Maruzi ranch land.
17:29
17:29

Over 400 Evicted From Maruzi Ranch apac district

Robert Olinga Otolo, the Akokoro sub county LC III chairperson, blames residents for ignoring several warnings to vacate the disputed land. He says at least 400 people have been evicted amidst protests.
15:13
15:13

Apac Bans Charcoal Burning apach district 1

The decision was approved by the District Executive Committee and seeks to promote environmental conservation in the district by protecting local forest reserves, community and private forests which were on the verge of exhaustion by the massive destruction of forests.
12:21
12:21

West Lango Diocese to Promote Kungu Village for Religious Tourism church of uganda 2

Richard Ogwang Odyero, the chairperson of Laity in West Lango Diocese, says they will soon build a museum at the site where they store the canoe used by the evangelists to cross River Nile.
14:44
14:44

UNRA Suspends Masindi Port Ferry apac district 2

Mark Ssali, the UNRA Communications Officer, says the ferry has been suspended until November 15th, 2018 to allow their engineers to service it.
10:55
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Museveni Orders Special Enquiry on Missing Funds in Apac District yoweri museveni 1 2

The presidents directive stemmed from a petition presented to him by the NRM regional vice chairperson, Sam Engola and Kwania County MP Tony Ayo who told President Museveni that investigations into corruption allegations in the area yielded no fruit.
10:37
10:37

Apac CFO, Finance Officer Interdicted Over UGX 800M investigation 1

Preliminary investigations implicate the two for paying over 800 million Shillings into the accounts of some individuals in the district without the authorisation of CAO.
11:35
11:35

Chicken, Fish Prices Soar apac district

Mayov Ogwang, a manager of a local hotel says a big cock that used to cost Shillings 15,000 now costs between Shillings 20,000 and 30,000.
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