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14:53
14:53

700 Groups in Kitgum to Benefit from 'Emyooga' Initiative 1 5

William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner told URN in an interview that Kitgum District will receive shillings 1.8 billion for groups in Chua East, Chua West and Kitgum Municipality constituencies.
05:37
05:37

Security Maintains Closure of NUP Offices in Kitgum 1 2

Tony Olanya Olenge, the people power movement/ NUP Regional Coordinator for Acholi told URN in an interview that they officially wrote to the district security and expected to have their office opened. However, he adds, their efforts have been frustrated.
15:43
15:43

Lightning Kills Teenager in Amuru Lightning strikes

Apollo Okello Kaggwa, the Amuru District Health, Education and Sports Secretary, says the deceased was killed around 3pm on Monday during a heavy downpour.
05:43
05:43

Leaders Struggle to Attract Commercial Flights at Gulu Airport business community 1 3

The airport, established in the 1960s' was only active between 1986 to 2006, when it was often used for the transport armaments and humanitarian aid and workers, at the height of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) insurgency in Northern Uganda.
18:43
18:43

Pictorial: Treatment of COVID-19 Patients at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital cases 20

Dressed up in the recommended personal protective equipment, the team takes between two to three hours administering treatment to the patients. These treatments are administered twice a day.
14:47
14:47

UPDF Destroys 13 Explosives In East Acholi 2 1

Lt. Hassan Kato, the Fifth Infantry Division Spokesperson, says the explosives were recovered by farmers opening their land for cultivation.
14:13
14:13

Omoro District to Benefit from UGX 650M Solar Powered Tap Water System 4

Okello disclosed that only 60% of the population in the district have access to clean water because more than 128 boreholes in the district are not functioning.
10:41
10:41

Lira Hospital Staff on the Run for Theft of Medical Supplies 2

Milton Odongo, the Lira Resident District Commissioner, says the accused person requisitioned the gloves from the stores under the disguise of distributing them to other staffs and delivered to a private ambulance.
05:39
05:39

FDC Senior Party Leaders Reconcile Ahead of 2021 Polls kasese municipality 1 4

Key among those who reunited included Christopher Acire, the former Gulu Municipality MP and Reagan Okumu, the Aswa County MP. The reunion is an attempt by party leaders safeguard against further degeneration following massive departure of it members.
17:07
17:07

Police Blocks Establishment Of NUP Offices In Kitgum 1

Eyaku says the People power activists and NUP party officials have not officially notified the District Security Committee of their intention to open an office in the district.
12:54
12:54

1,000Kgs Of Maize Flour Nears Expiry As Kitgum Quarantine Centers Remain Vacant 1

“The flour is almost getting spoilt, so we are thinking that it should be given or sold away to prominent people in the district so that they don’t get spoilt. When we need them, we shall get the food back because at the moment, the quarantine centers are empty,” Dr Okello says.
12:44
12:44

Pictorial: FDC Party Officials, Supporters Party as Acire, Reagan Reconcile gulu city 3 19

Patrick Oboi Amuriat, the FDC Party President, says the restriction are meant to curtail opposition party activities at the expense of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM Party.
15:06
15:06

Amuru Man Arrested for Murdering Grandmother domestic homicide

Christopher Odongkara, the Pabbo Town Council LC III Chairperson told URN on Saturday morning that Ojok returned home drunk and started quarreling with his grandmother leading to a fist fight.
09:37
09:37

Acholi Cultural Institution Struggles to Operate Acholi Chiefdom 1 2

Ambrose Olaa, the Prime Minister Acholi Chiefdom, says they also spent over Shillings 500,000 monthly on water and electricity bills. He notes that currently the Paramount Chief foots the bill using his savings yet the institution is being used as a coordination center for the 57 sub chiefdoms in Acholi Sub Region
17:56
17:56

Premature Closure Of Quarantine Center Triggers Uproar From Kitgum Covid-19 Task-force 1 3

Okongo notes that health workers have reoccupied the wards that were used for quarantining suspected Covid-19 cases to treat outpatients against their advice.
17:31
17:31

Malaria Claimed 60 Lives in Kitgum District During Lockdown Ministry of Health 2 1

This is a fivefold increment in death rates compared to the 13 lives that were lost to malaria during the same period in 2019. It is also the highest record of malaria deaths in the district, over the years.
07:29
07:29

Gulu NRM Delegates Undergo Mandatory COVID-19 Testing (COVID-19) in Gulu 3 2

The NRM party Returning Officer for Gulu District George Ebola told Uganda Radio Network - URN that this is a requirement for every candidate before picking a nomination form. Ebola asserted that no candidate will be allowed to pick a nomination form before presenting their COVID-19 test results.
06:34
06:34

NUP Sets Foot in East Acholi Region With New Regional Office 2021 general polls 2

Tony Olenge Olanya, the Regional Coordinator for People Power Movement in Acholi Sub-region says the office, in Pandwong Division, roughly a kilometre away from the heart of Kitgum municipality will give a permanent address for NUP and coordinate all its activities in the region.
15:38
15:38

Radio Wa Former Staff Sues Station For Illegal Termination Radio wa 89.8fm 2 1

“Sadly, the investigation Committee of the Board of Directors of Radio Wa found out that you were involved in the disgraceful act. Therefore, the Board of Directors has decided to relieve you from serving Radio Wa as a Luo news anchor,” reads the July 10th termination letter. The letter indicates that Obwona would receive full payment for the month of July.
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