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10:24
10:24

Police Using Football to Rebuild Trust in Oyam 2 5

Mubangizi says the matches will continue hand in hand with community policing so that peace prevails.
16:11
16:11

Third Brother Flees after Murder of Third Sibling in Oyam in a Week 2

These murders are being attributed to long-running disagreements between siblings, domestic violence among couples and mob action resulting from theft of petty things.
11:43
11:43

Stakeholders Concerned Over Poor Performance in Oyam Primary Schools Oyam District. 4

Odyesseus Awany, a retired primary school head teacher believes that performance has dropped especially in government schools because teachers are occupying learners instead of teaching.
07:05
07:05

Oyam Residents Accuse Police of Extortion Uganda Police

In his response, Innocent Mubangizi, the Oyam District Police Commander (DPC) acknowledged that there are a few Police officers who he described as 'Non- Pro- people' who like extorting money from locals instead of helping then.
09:49
09:49

Minakulu Town Council to Get Health Center lll 1

He says World Vision under their project called Oyam Cole cluster Project approved to construct the new health center lll and also to renovate the Minakulu health center ll which is currently in a poor state
12:06
12:06

Residents Accuse Military of Mass Torture, Killing Widow's Son and Rape 2 4

A postmortem report indicates that the deceased succumbed to internal bleeding from beating. The deceased’s mother holds Chieftaincy of Military intelligence responsible for her son’s death.
13:03
13:03

NEMA Destroys 25 Hectares of Rice, 15 Houses in Oyam 2 4 Top story

Afyai Silvanus, the Nothern Uganda Regional Wetland Coordinator, says that the operation is an attempt to restore over 90 percent of the wetland coverage within Abok sub-county.
11:46
11:46

Oyam Mob Sets Suspected Cattle Thief to Death Oyam district 1

According to Olak, the mob dragged Okello to a nearby bush, tied him on the motorcycle he was riding and set him ablaze, and that be burnt to death.
13:51
13:51

President Museveni Scraps Use of TIN in War Debt Claimants Compensation 4

The Finance Ministry had tasked all claimants in Lango, Acholi and Teso sub-region to obtain Tax Identification Numbers as a mandatory requirement for processing their payment. The number is a ten-digit code issued by the Uganda Revenue Authority to prospective Taxpayers to enable them to meet their tax obligations.
06:51
06:51

Former MP Arrested for "Inciting Violence" 3

Amiza said that he was mobilizing the Lango community to stage a peaceful demonstration over the poor status of Lira Kamdini road.
07:14
07:14

Police Impound Eight Buses in Kamdini for Violating Curfew Oyam District. 1

The buses reportedly left Kampala between 5:30 pm and 6:00 pm and reached Kamdini Checkpoint between 11 pm and midnight. The majority of the passengers were business people who had traveled to Kampala to buy merchandise.
13:57
13:57

Ngai Secondary School Receives UGX 600M for Renovation 1 3

In 2010, President Museveni during his campaign in Oyam District pledged to renovate Ngai Senior Secondary School after it was destroyed by the Lord’s Resistance Army-LRA rebels.
07:30
07:30

Indian, Pakistani Businessmen Lose Billions in Dubious Business Deal 5 2

Basra Gurcharan of Guru Nanak Investment Uganda ltd, a sun flower oil milling company which has operated in Lira for the last 21 years said he supplied 381 tons of sunflower and 272 cotton seed which amounts to 1b and 600m shillings respectively but has not been paid a coin.
17:21
17:21

Residents Stranded as Hailstorm Destroys Gardens in Oyam District 5 3

The storm uprooted bananas and destroyed countless gardens of cassava, maize and cabbages. The most affected villages are Obangangeo, Opwot, and Boda in Kulu-Abura parish Minakulu sub county.
12:08
12:08

Eight Critically Injured in Gulu – Kampala Highway Accident Oyam District 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the vehicle being driven by one Geoffrey Mayambala lost control and overturned multiple times after one of its tyres burst.
17:56
17:56

Man in Oyam District Kills Brother over Land Dispute man kills brother 1

Jonathan Ongom, a resident of Akaoidebe ‘B’ cell, Iceme sub-county used an axe to kill his brother Jonathan Kazura over a land row.
18:04
18:04

Fish Farmers in Oyam Decry Counterfeit Feeds Fish farming 4

Solomon Odwee, a fish farmer from Ogang Apur parish in Acaba Sub County lost nearly 4 million shillings after purchasing counterfeit feeds which killed almost all the fish in the pond.
13:13
13:13

Soldier, Two Civilians Arrested for Extortion in Oyam District

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Regional police spokesperson confirmed the arrest saying the suspects have confessed to the crimes.
14:37
14:37

Increase in Mob Action Worries Oyam District Authorities 3

Police registered more than 18 cases of mob action from Oyam district between January and April 2020, seven of them from Ngai sub-county. The victims were suspected to have committed crimes such as theft, robbery, murder, and burglary leading to their lynching.
15:58
15:58

Abok Massacre Survivors Push For Compensation 2 7

17 years later, the survivors of the massacre are still waiting for compensation from the government for what they say was its failure to protect them from the brutal attack.
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