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16:23
16:23

Uganda@61: Madi Okollo Residents Warned Against Division 4 2

According to Joanne Aniku Okia , the government through parliament created the two constituencies to bring services closer to the people but not divide the people. She called upon the residents to stop creating confusion but rather be united and stick to the plan of developing the district.
14:28
14:28

Hope for Finding Drowned Madi Okollo Boy Fades

According to Charles Andama Ombia, the Local Council two chairperson of Gbulukuatoni Parish also the deceased’s paternal uncle, they have so far organised prayers twice in order to aid the search but efforts of the local divers over the past five days have yielded nothing yet. Andama further revealed that they planned to organize funeral prayers for Aliti this Saturday (tomorrow) if the team fails to get the body by the end of today.
08:32
08:32

Teenager Drowns While on Fishing Expedition 1 1

Preliminary reports indicate that Gerald met his death at around 2 p.m. on Monday. It is alleged that Gerald went on a fishing expedition together with five unidentified fishermen on the fateful day. He drowned while attempting to cross the flooded stream after being swept by the strong waves.
07:51
07:51

Students Riot Destroy School Property 2 1

Swaib Toko, the Madi Okollo Resident District Commissioner (RDC), explained that the violent incident was triggered by an accident involving a section of students who were cleared by the administration to participate in the YCS rally.
10:18
10:18

Livestock Quarantine Imposed in Madi Okollo 2

The quarantine covers Anyiribu Sub-county where suspected cases were discovered at a livestock farm in Peera village in Omua, Parish Anyiribu sub-county last week.
16:24
16:24

Madi Okollo Leaders Reject Expansion of Ajai Wildlife Reserve Land 4 1

Rokoni Madimva, one of the landlord in Okollo sub county explains that the demand for additional land is uncalled since the current size of Ajai Wildlife Reserve can support the reintroduction of the white Rhinos.
09:00
09:00

UWA Seeks to Expand Ajai Wildlife Reserve for Rhino Conservation 1 4

John Makombo, the Director in Charge of Conservation at Uganda Wildlife Authority explains that the need for additional land at the wildlife reserve is a recommendation of their rhino habitat feasibility study that found out that the current state of the reserve cannot support substantial rhino breeding.
10:00
10:00

UWA to Reintroduce White Rhinos in Ajai Wildlife Reserve 4 1 Top story

John Makombo, the Director in Charge of Conservation at Uganda Wildlife Authority, says that the reintroduction is part of the biodiversity enhancement program for Uganda, which seeks to among others promote tourism in the West Nile region.
06:43
06:43

Kariba Weed Threatens Fishing in Madi Okollo River Nile 1 3 Top story

Just like water hyacinth, Kariba weed is considered one of the world's worst aquatic weeds. The weed forms a mat that grows to choke waterways, blocking sunlight and oxygen from reaching the water below and out-competing other water plants that are beneficial to insects and fish.
12:57
12:57

Rhino Camp Ferry Works: Residents Protest Delayed Compensation 2 3

The angry residents plan to block the current works at the landing site in protest of their delayed compensation.
08:09
08:09

Amuru-Rhino-Camp Ferry Works Near Completion 1 3

Allan Ssempebwa, the UNRA communications manager told Uganda Radio Network-URN in an interview that they hope to complete the remaining works before the end of this current financial.
08:43
08:43

Landlords Demand UGX 15 Billion for Hosting Refugees in Rhino Camp 1 2

Under the umbrella of, Oluba Community Development Association (OCDA), the group is accusing the Office of the Prime Minister of settling refugees on their land without their consent. The land has hosted refugees for more than 10 years.
09:00
09:00

Madi Okollo Residents Decry Poor State of Roads 2

Victoria Angucia, a resident says that the numerous deep gullies on the roads has made many people to lose their lives through accidents. She says they have informed the district authorities several times to rehabilitate the roads in vain.
16:15
16:15

Wadelai Irrigation Floods Destroy 90-Acres of Crop Garden 3 2

The floods were triggered last month after authorities at the Wadelai Irrigation Scheme in the neighbouring Pakwach district reportedly blocked the flow of River Ora, resulting in a backflow.
18:51
18:51

Madi Okollo Acquires Land for Industrial Park 4

The land comprising two blocks is located in Rhino Camp Sub County. Moses Dalili the Chief Administrative Officer Madi Okollo district says that the district has secured land titles for the two blocks.
14:30
14:30

Male, Female Patients Share Ward at Rhino Camp Health Center IV 4 3

Lawrence Alioni, the Chairperson of Rhino camp health center IV Management Committee, says that they have one block for the general ward that was initially partitioned to separate male patients from females.
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