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20:32
20:32

Blast Injures Three Children in Agago 1

The Sub-County LC III Chairperson, Simon Oromakecha identifies the minors as Charles Samuel Okidi, Sam Onyango and John Oloya, all below 12-years of age. He says that three children are receiving treatment at Dr. Ambrosali Hospital Kalongo in Kalongo Town Council.
16:44
16:44

Floods Cut Off Six Villages in Agago District 3

The rains have submerged feeder roads and major bridges in the area leaving residents struggling to access social services.
14:16
14:16

Kitgum Residents Petition Area MP over Persistent Power Outages 4 1

Teddy Layet, a businesswoman operating a grinding mill in Pager division says the unplanned power outages have left many people jobless since most of their work is dependent on electricity supply. She is concerned that criminals are taking advantage of the darkness that covers the area at night to cause havoc in homes and on the roadside.
11:47
11:47

Attiak Sub County Bans Cattle Movement over Suspected Outbreak of FMD 1 3

Samuel Akera, the Attiak Sub County Chairperson says that the veterinary department has also been tasked to document the health status of all animals in grazing kraals within the area.
15:33
15:33

Gov’t Eyes Pader to Accommodate More South Sudan Refugees 2 1

The development comes as Palabek Refugee Settlement in Lamwo District is running out of space to accommodate the surging population of refugees fleeing unrest from neighboring South Sudan.
13:02
13:02

Excitement as Rural Communities in Lamwo get Connected to Solar Power 3

The pilot project has seen 25 villages, eight trading centres and selected public institutions that have not been not part of the national electricity grid in Lamwo district with more expected to be connected to the power grid.
12:34
12:34

Inadequate Equipment Hampers Trauma Care at Gulu Hospital Gulu City 4 1

Dr. Joyce Anena Oyet, the in-charge of the Accident and Emergency Unit at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says that the hospital lacks a CT Scan, Intensive Care Unit –ICU facilities, medical supplies like X-ray films and enough staff, which affects trauma care.
10:37
10:37

Black Flies Upsurge Sparks Fear Among Residents of Lamwo, Pader 6 1

Bob Akena, a Village Health Team-VHT supervisor in Palabek Abera Sub-county told Uganda Radio Network that the huge numbers of blackflies in Abam East village have left many farmers unable to farm in the morning and evening hours for fear of the painful bites from the flies.
08:02
08:02

Over 20 Villages in Alito Sub County Lack Clean Water 5 2

Sarah Adong, a resident of Otkwac village, says that there is a need to sink either a borehole or deep well because the open well they are using is unsafe as it floods whenever it rains.
19:27
19:27

Refugees in Adjumani Refuse to be Vaccinated Against Covid-19

Mr Robert Andeyo a settlement commandant revealed that the biggest challenge is myths and cultural beliefs by the refugee communities.
15:42
15:42

Only 620 Health Workers Vaccinated in Lira 5 1

However, at Lira Regional Referral Hospital, Dr. Stephen Obbo, the hospital’s director says over 90% of the staff there has been vaccinated. Adding that efforts are underway to ensure that the remaining percentage also receive the jab.
18:38
18:38

Gov’t Starts Mass Treatment of River Blindness Among South Sudan Refugees MInistry of Health 2 1

David Oguttu, the programme Manager for the National Onchocerciasis Elimination programme says enrolling the refugees in mass treatment will help Uganda achieve its policy of eliminating Onchocerciasis.
15:22
15:22

Woman Arrested in Pader For Alleged Murder of Co-Wife 2

The suspect Winnie Adoch allegedly stabbed Winnie Lawino to death using a knife in a cassava garden.
11:36
11:36

Lira District, City Bicker Over Assets 5 1

The Ministry of Health had budgeted for the construction of three health facilities within the city. They include Ongica and Anyomorem Health Centre IIIs and Punuluru HCII in the Lira City West division.
11:12
11:12

Finance Committee Orders Special Audit into UPE Funds as Eight Schools Miss Out

The Finance Committee Chairperson, Komakech Geoffrey Okumu, says that they discovered that the UPE capitation grant released in the 4th quarter of the 2020/2021 financial year did not reach eight schools without clear explanation prompting them to order a special audit.
08:52
08:52

Pader Council Allocates Agora Ranch Land to UIA for Industrial Park 1

The District LC V Chairperson, Rtd. Col Obwoya Fearless tabled the motion during the council on Wednesday chaired by the speaker, Ottober Wellborn Odia to allocate the land to UIA was seconded by his Finance, Planning and Administration Secretary, Lawino Nancy.
16:23
16:23

Gulu City Residents Protest Poor State of Roads 2

This morning, angry residents and the business community from Goans Quarters blocked the 1.5 kilometers road protesting its appalling condition. They mounted barricades, boulders, wood logs and planted crops demanding that no business takes place along the road until it is repaired.
08:05
08:05

Three Arrested for Raping 40-Year-Old Woman in Adjumani

Alex Vuga Chandiga, the LC I Chairperson of Rassia East village identifies the suspects as William Anyanzo Itraru, Godfrey Alumai commonly known as Gogoo and another only identified as Oliki.
07:11
07:11

South Sudanese Refugees Enter Lamwo Despite Border Closure 1 1

Julius Kamuza, the Palabek Refugee Settlement Commandant says that their investigation shows those entering are sneaking through illegal entry points since the main border points are closed.
16:06
16:06

Heavy Rains Slow Down Construction of Gulu City Landfill 2 1

Christo Balmoi Omara, the Gulu City Engineer, says that the project included the construction of waste cells, offices, a warehouse for sorting garbage and a weighbridge.
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