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Police Officers on Spot for Abetting Illegal Charcoal Trade In Agago shea nut trees 1 2 Top story

According to Oryem, a truck loaded with charcoal that was impounded on Sunday night from Adilang Sub-county and briefly kept at Adilang Police post and later Patongo Central Police station has mysteriously disappeared.
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Coccidiosis Disease Kills Hundreds of Poultry in Gulu Palaro Sub County 2

David Oyite Ojok, another poultry farmer in Ongedo has also lost ten chickens to the disease. The farmers say that they are treating the disease with pounded guava leaves and Tse-Tse flies repellents, which are believed to cure the disease.
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Residents in Apaa Township Abandon Farming over Fear Apaa land conflict. 1 1

Kenneth Opoka the Local Chairperson for Lulai Village says that hundreds of farmers in his area have resorted to small scale farming majorly around their homesteads for fears that they may be attacked while cultivating in distant places.
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IG Queries UGX 206 Million Valley Dams Project in Agago 6 1

James Peny-Wii, the Director of Project Risk, Monitoring and Control at IG, says that reports indicated the beneficiaries lost a great share of the project fund to the contractor in procuring equipment.
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Five Suspected Karamojong Cattle Rustlers Arrested in Kitgum 1

Quirino Olum, the Orom Sub County Chairperson says that the rustlers were arrested from a market in Kotido district following a tip-off to security personnel composed of the army.
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Lira University Seeks Gov't Support to Establish Faculty of Agriculture 3 1

Speaking at the second graduation ceremony on Friday, Justice Benjamin Odoki, the Chancellor said that the university had adequate land which needs to be utilized with support from the government.
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Kitgum, Lamwo Districts Stuck with UGX 1.8 Billion For Staff Recruitment wage bill 3

Kitgum District in particular received a wage bill of 1 Billion Shillings for the recruitment of staffs at both the District Local Government and the Municipal Council. Lamwo district was on the other hand allocated additional funding of about 800 million shillings for recruitment of staffs to fill in 52 positions.
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Acholi Leaders Want Local Vigilantes Armed to Keep Karimojong Cattle Thieves Away Cattle rustling 7 1

John Amos Okot, the MP Elect for Agago North says wants the government to arm the groups with guns to protect their animals since the Karamojong rustlers have now resorted to using guns while carrying out their operations.
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Neglect Increasing Cases of Mental Illness Among Elderly in Gulu 1

Statistics from the Gulu mental health unit shows that from March 2020 to February 2021, the number of older persons who sought medical help for various mental illnesses at the outpatient department was highest with at least 177 cases, followed by those with an anxiety disorder at 115 cases.
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ERA Tasked to Address Inconsistent Power Supply in Northern Uganda 4 1

General Salim Saleh, the Chief Coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) says that much as the government is struggling to create wealth and promote industrialization in the region, power inconsistency, and low supply have remained a major challenge.
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Pictorial: Over 300 Students Graduate at Lira University 11

The colorful ceremony which is being held at the University’s graduation ground is virtually being attended by Hon. Janet Kataha Museveni, the Minister for Education and Sports as the chief guest and Minister of State for Sports Hon. Denis Hamson Obua among other dignitaries.
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Lira City Struggles to Get Rid of Street Kids 2

The Mayor, Mike Ogwang says although the presence of the street kids is a matter of concern to the authorities, they don't have an immediate solution due to lack of funds.
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Omoro District Starts Rehabilitation of 91km Community Access Roads Uganda Road Fund 2

The roads that have so far been rehabilitated include 33km Bobi Frontiers – Awor to Ongako, 0.5km Opit to Awor at a tune of 250 million for gravelling under the low-cost ceiling, 8.9km Lakwatomer- Abole-Abili at a tune of 48 million, 8.7km Lalogi-Bario at a tune of 50 million shillings. Others include, 40km Abili-Abwoch to Wii Tochi and Opit to Awor rehabilitated under the district discretionary equalization grant-DDEG. Other roads earmarked for rehabilitation in the next financial year include 7.8km Lakwatomer- Palenga to Keto in Lakwana Sub County and 8km Abole-Lujo Awinyo -Lagwer Dola road.
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Gulu University Dean of Students Interdicted gulu central prison 1

Last week Christopher Mutwale Mpora was remanded to Gulu Central Prison on allegations of theft.
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Lack of Incubators Puts Babies in Gulu at Risk 1 1

Currently, the health facility has only five incubators at the neonatal ward with more than 10 premature babies under care.
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9 Small Boys Arrested for Smoking Opium in Gulu City Opium smoking 2

Washington Okello, the Chairperson Youth league in industrial area, Bar-dege Layibi division of Gulu City says they were tipped off by locals in the area about the small boys who were smoking the drug in the open, at around 2pm yet they were underaged.
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New Administrative Units to Get Funding This Year-Magyezi 3 1 Top story

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network in an interview, Magyezi noted that the government is looking for money to fund the operations of the new administrative units with the approval of the budget this year.
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10 Remanded Over Theft Of Government Drugs In Pader 2 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that drug theft in government health facilities in Acholi Sub –Region is becoming so rampant. Okema suspects that such rampant theft could be linked to the mushrooming drug shops within the communities operated by some health workers.
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Two In Trouble for Assaulting Old Man to Death Gulu City 1

Joel Christopher Luwum, a resident of Patuda Parish, says that the suspects and others still at large waylaid the deceased on Friday evening on his way from Forgod Trading Center and assaulted him leaving him with multiple injuries.
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Lira Councilors Blame Finance Ministry for Unpaid Allowances MInistry of Finance 3

Francis Okello Olwa, the Lira District Communication Officer blames the delayed approval of their requisition on the Ministry of Finance and Local Government, saying the process has now taken more than two weeks.
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