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11:21
11:21

Pakwach Officials Decry Diversion Of PDM Funds To Procure Woofers Diversion of Funds 3 1

A report by the district indicates that at least 26 percent of the disbursed funds have been diverted by the beneficiaries to procure woofers, a loudspeaker for playing music and mattresses. Others have reportedly used the funds to pay school fees for their children and relatives contrary to the selected enterprise.
13:09
13:09

Seven Arrested in Pakwach for Mismanagement of Emyooga Funds 2 1

The suspects were arrested on Thursday on the orders of Pakwach Resident District Commissioner Paul Eseru
12:17
12:17

Koboko Ambulance Impounded With Smuggled Cigarettes 2 4 Top story

Sylvester Kiwanuka, the Uganda Revenue Authority Customs manager for the Northern region, confirmed the incident, stating that the driver, along with the impounded vehicle, has been transferred to Kampala, where he is expected to appear in court.
12:20
12:20

Pakwach Floods: Gov’t Waives Park Fees for Travelers Pakwach Floods. 1 Top story

Robert Omito Steen, the Pakwach LC V chairperson, says the issue of floods near Pakwach bridge has become rampant, noting that experts at Uganda National Roads Authority should find a lasting solution to the flooding.
06:29
06:29

Road Users Task UNRA to Fix Karuma-Olwiyo-Pakwach Flood Crisis 1 3

Fred Kyagula, one of the victims of the recent floods says, UNRA has in the past promised to fix the problem following the 2019 incident but this has never happened. He is now imploring the government to consider deploying a ferry in the area so that traffic flow is not interrupted by future floods.
13:21
13:21

Fire Guts Business Premises in Pakwach Town Council 1

Dominic Openjuru, the Community Liaison Officer for Pakwach district told URN on Monday morning that the fire started at the wee hours of Monday morning at around 2:00 AM.
10:58
10:58

Over 50 Casual Laborers Arrested in Pakwach for Travelling During Curfew 1 1

They were intercepted at 2 a.m. last night at Pakwach check-point while travelling in a Nile Coach Bus which was hired to take off for Kampala from Arua after midnight. The Ugandan government has maintained a nighttime curfew running between 9 p.m. and 5: 30 a.m, as one of the measures to control movement and contain COVID-19.
14:53
14:53

UNRA Seeks Permanent Solution to Pakwach Floods 2 3

Bernard Byakagaba, the UNRA Engineer for Gulu station says though the floodwaters receded without cutting off the roads again, UNRA teams have set out to assess the threat and devise a permanent solution which will involve installing more culverts and open more channels to allow free flow of water
12:25
12:25

One Dead, Four Missing As Boat Capsizes in River Nile boat accident

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Police Spokesperson, says the Olobodegi Parish Chief informed the Officer in Charge of Panyango Police post about the incident, who entered a case of death by drowning vide SD Ref.
20:44
20:44

Blocked Waterway Caused Pakwach Floods Pakwach Floods. 2 3

A part of River Nile in Nwoya district burst its banks on Tuesday causing floods that paralyzed business and transport on the road, the main gateway to West Nile region. Hundreds of vehicles and Trucks remained stranded as the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA closed the adjacent Bridge.
14:20
14:20

Electricity Brightens Sleepy West Nile Townships 2

Its supply may be erratic but electricity from Nyagak mini dam is brightening life and business in many parts of West Nile. West Nile, comprising nine districts, is the only region of Uganda not fully connected to the national power grid.
10:24
10:24

Total Injects UGX150M to Reduce HIV Infections in Pakwach total e and p

The one-year pilot project targets most-at-risk-persons like young people, boda-boda cyclists, sex workers as well as Total staff and contractors by contributing to the prevention of new HIV infections and mitigation of effects of HIV/Aids in Pakwach Town Council.
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