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10:19
10:19

Lira Market COVID-19 Task Force Struggling to Enforce SOPs COVID_19 SOPs 4 2

William Apea, a member of the task force is worried that the covid-19 cases could be high in the market since the traders and customers have failed to adhere to the guidelines.
18:54
18:54

COVID -19 Patients in Gulu Violating Home Based Care Treatment Guidelines Ministry of Health 2 1

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator says that they have received information that the patients are mixing with other members of the public.
17:56
17:56

Police Block Kitgum MP's Ambulance Donation Function 2 4

Martin Abigaba says they opted to intercept the legislator’s entourage acting on a tip off that he was planning to embark on dubious activities of mass gathering which was contrary to the current restriction imposed to curtail the spread of the deadly coronavirus
15:33
15:33

Amuru COVID-19 Taskforce Struggles to Track Evacuated Students From Kampala Gulu Univerity 1 1

Michael Lakony, the LCV Chairperson says that they don`t have records of the students and are cash strapped and lack enough resources including transport to follow up and monitor their conditions.
10:42
10:42

Teacher Shortage Hits Pader District syllabus 1 1

The district with 117 primary schools and a population of over 45,000 learners have only 831 teachers with each school having an average of four to seven teachers.
07:56
07:56

Prolonged Dry Spell Sparks Panic for Farmers in Kitgum, Lamwo Districts 4

George Canopowonya, a farmer in Matidi Sub County in Kitgum district says the dry spell that commenced in mid-May has affected both cash and food crops that have reportedly failed to sprout and are withering at their critical production stage.
17:19
17:19

Kitgum Parents Asked to Isolate Students 3 1

William Komakech, Kitgum District Resident District Commissioner told members of the district task force committee at a meeting on Thursday that students who returned home are now a high risk to the parents and community.
15:46
15:46

Ghost Beneficiaries Cited in NUSAF-III Project in Agago NUSAFIII 1 1

Martin Okwera, the Community Project Management Committee chairperson says a recent assessment found only 85 members of the group have since the inception of the project last year been active.
13:41
13:41

500 Sorghum Farmers in Kwania Sign MOU with Global Educational Network 3 4

George Ebong, the Chairperson Kwania district Framers’ Association described the move as a big boost to the farmer’s group.
10:26
10:26

47 Students Test Positive for COVID-19 COVID-19 in Schools 1

James Onono Ojok, the Gulu University Public Relations Officer told URN on Thursday morning that the students did not present with severe conditions and were placed under home-based care.
09:02
09:02

Lira Roadside Vendors Protest Eviction Lira Main Market 5

Jackie Akello argued that evicting them from the street will not only disrupt their livelihood but also poses a greater risk of contracting the Coronavirus since the markets are more crowded than the streets.
16:44
16:44

Police in Agago District Disperses Vendors, Buyers from Weekly Market 1

The Officer-in-charge of Patongo Police station, Yunus Sebirumbi told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the management of the market failed to adhere to directives issued by the President and the Health Ministry.
14:30
14:30

Lack of Protective Gears Hindering Covid-19 Sample Collection in Kitgum 2 1

Janani Opoka Luwum, the head of sample collection and a Laboratory specialist at Kitgum General Hospital notes that the facility which is the main center for covid-19 testing has run out of stock of PPE.
11:08
11:08

260 Students Evacuated From Kampala to Gulu Namayiba Bus Park 1 2

On Tuesday, well-wishers who include Gulu University, Ker Kwaro Acholi, the Acholi cultural institution and Guruguru Fraternity, a loose coalition of friends and business associates, dispatched six buses to rescue students trapped in Kampala following a spike in public transport fares.
07:46
07:46

Roadside Vendors in Gulu City Evicted (COVID-19) in Gulu 1 2

The vendors who majorly operate along the Gulu-Kampala highway, Olailong, Custom, Ring Road among other roads spent Tuesday in running battles with the security personnel.
16:51
16:51

COVID-19 Restrictions Trigger Tension in Apaa Township Apaa land conflict 1

Anthony Ocaya, the Apaa Township LC II Chairperson told URN that a scuffle ensued after security rejected the demands by traders prompting residents to pelt them with stones claiming that they were segregating between the Acholis and Madi.
15:21
15:21

Dozens of COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Wasted In Kitgum Over Low Uptake-Report 3 1

According to health experts, the AstraZeneca vial can be re-refrigerated but after first opening, the cumulative storage time at room temperature must not exceed 6 hours and the total cumulative storage time must not exceed 48 hours.
15:11
15:11

War Debt Claimants in Kitgum Protest Reduction of Cattle For Compensation 4 1

A total of 1,463 war debt claimants in the district were verified in the exercise to ascertain details of claimants and properties lost as the government moves to start compensation.
08:01
08:01

Apaa Conflict Reconciliatory Meeting Called Off Apaa land conflict. 1

Religious, cultural and political leaders from Adjumani and Amuru districts were expected to attend the meeting in a bid to restore constant peace among the two sects.
20:53
20:53

Gulu University Gets Juice Processing Truck To Help Farmers 2 1

It's the peak of mango season in Acholi now. The truck’s arrival comes as a sigh of relief and hope to many farmers and vendors in the region who have lost a lot income due to lack of markets for the mangoes, hence affecting their livelihoods.
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