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19:25
19:25

Measles Cases Rise to 26 in Lamwo Agoro Subcounty 1

The first five confirmed cases of measles were registered in the four villages of Agoro sub-county on January 10, 2020, from a sample of 18 children who had suspected symptoms of the disease. Lamwo District Health Educator Obote Odwar says that 21 patients who had similar symptoms were confirmed to be positive a week later.
13:16
13:16

Suicides On the Rise Among S. Sudanese Refugees in Uganda – UNHCR

Many of them have witnessed or experienced attacks, gender-based violence, sexual abuse, and torture either at home or during their escape. They are depressed, and surrounded by misery, agony, anger extreme poverty and lack of meaningful life after decades of brutal wars, multiple displacements, epidemics, deprivation and generations of untreated trauma.”
10:09
10:09

Three Head Teachers Demoted Over Poor PLE Performance

According to the 2019 PLE result, Apoi primary school did not get any pupils in first, second and third grade. It, however, registered seven pupils in grade four and nine in division U, out of a candidate class of 16.
14:42
14:42

One Injured in Explosion in Gulu 2 1

Vincent Ojok, 28, was hit by the explosion on Friday morning while digging in his farmland in Wilul village Pagik Parish in Paicho Sub County.
09:01
09:01

Nwoya District Auctions 300 Bags of Impounded Charcoal 1 1

Nwoya District Chairperson Patrick Okello Oryema told URN that each charcoal bag was sold between 10,000 and 15,000 Shillings depending on its size. He says that the district raised up to four million Shillings from the sale, which was held at Nwoya district headquarters on Thursday.
12:10
12:10

Acholi Cultural Leaders Caution Residents Against Bush Burning 1 4

Paul Poppy Arop, the Pagen Clan Chief, in Kitgum district who also doubles as the chairperson of all cultural leaders in East Acholi says such practices have partly led to the current change in the rainfall patterns being experienced.
07:08
07:08

11 Motorcycles Stolen From Gulu Municipality in Three weeks

The latest victim is Sunday Robin Okello, a member of Gulu City Boda Boda Association who lost his Bajaj Motorcycle registration number UEW 306U to the thugs at Holy Rosary Sub Ward in Laroo division on Sunday.
19:56
19:56

Man Turns Himself in After Killing Four-Year-Old Niece in Kitgum

The suspect, Clay Kibwota reportedly smashed Mitchel Ayerwot’s head on the wall at their family home in Oyuru Aromo village in Akworo Parish, Labongo Amida Sub County on Tuesday at around 6 pm.
18:12
18:12

Gulu Butchers Demand for 50 Percent Reduction on Slaughter Fee 1 1

The butchers under their association of Gulu Livestock Dealers Association say Gulu Municipal Council is currently charging a slaughter fee of UGX 24,000 and 12,000 per cow and goat respectively, a fee which is so high for them.
21:18
21:18

Protests As NRM Conducts Party Elections in Gulu 2021 polls 3 Top story

She verbally exchanged words with Betty Atim, the Gulu District NRM Women League Chairperson accusing her of taking sides by conniving with the NRM party Electoral Commission to distribute exercise book papers for voters to write the names of their candidates, something she said was confusing to voters.
20:08
20:08

Nine Netted Over Suspicious Online Business cyber crime 4

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech, says the suspects have been operating in the district since November last year as “Century Trade Online” employees and business associates.
18:31
18:31

People Power Losses Trust In Bosmic After Museveni Meeting Robert Kyagulanyi 3 1 Top story

Joel Ssenyonyi, the People Power movement Spokesperson says Bosmic’s meeting with the president isn’t surprising, saying they have got reports indicating that the artist has so far met Museveni twice.
18:20
18:20

Kitgum Gets UGX 300m Children’s Library Block 2 4

The Kitgum District Chief Administrative Officer Martin Jacan Gwokto during the commissioning ceremony says the library will help to improve education of children in the district that still grapples with high dropout and illiteracy rates.
16:49
16:49

Northern Uganda to Endure Unstable Electricity Supply Until April 3 1 Top story

According to Umeme LTD and Uganda Electricity Distribution Company LTD, Achwa II hydroelectric station in Pader district will create a second power supply source that will put an end to persistent load shedding.
14:55
14:55

Retired UPDF Major Arrested for Inciting Violence in Amuru 1

It is alleged that Major Otim a resident of Palukere East Village in Attiak Sub County Amuru district last year on 15th December mobilized hundreds of his family members to attack Pali Pali Clan also in Attiak Sub County following the death of his brother George Obol.
13:23
13:23

Suspect Commits Suicide in Kitgum Police Cells

Richard Odong, a resident of Mulago B Village in Paibony parish in Kitgum Matidi Sub County reportedly hanged himself on Monday night.
20:40
20:40

Aber Hospital Plan to Open Training School for Nurses 2 2

Commonly referred to by the locals as Atapara Hospital, Aber is determined to protect its patients through interpersonal relationships which is currently being wiped out by robotics and digital technologies.
15:26
15:26

Guards Charged for Murdering LCI Chairperson 1

William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner (RDC), says Opira met his death around 6 p.m. when he ran out of the hospital ward and started shouting while running towards the hospital staff quarters.
18:01
18:01

Residents Recall Corner Kilak Battle 33 Years Later President Museveni 6 2

At Corner Kilak, 33 years ago on January 18th 1987, government forces, the then National Resistance Army soldiers [NRA] launched a retaliatory attack against fighters of Alice Auma Lakwena, the former leader of the Holy Spirit Movement.
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