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11:36
11:36

Over 1,000 Teenage Pregnancies Recorded in Agago in One Year

Agago District Probation Office records show that the people who visited different health centres to access antenatal services during the last year included 1,339 adolescent girls aged between 12 and 19. Another 633 cases were registered between April and September 2021, most of them in the Sub Counties of Adilang and Omot.
13:12
13:12

Hundreds of Christians in Agago Blocked from Accessing Martyrs Shrine 2 1

On Wednesday morning, due to the covid-19 restrictions, several Christians within and outside Agago who turned for the annual Christian event were denied access to the venue.
10:52
10:52

Heavy Rains Leave Households Homeless in Agago District adilang subcounty 2 2

Mohammed Okwir, the Adilang Sub-County LCIII Chairperson says that the families are now in dire need of urgent help adding that there is a possibility of food shortage in the next months due to crop destruction.
09:57
09:57

Lightning Strikes Mother and Daughter Dead in Agago Wol Town Council 1

The lightning victims were reportedly struck dead at about 5 pm on Monday evening during a heavy downpour, at their home in Lotome Cell in Panyagol Parish, Wol Town Council.
11:55
11:55

Lira Kato Health Centre III Closed After Staff Test Positive for Covid-19 3

Alexander Okidi, the LCV Councilor Lira Kato Sub County says that the closure of the facility situation has left patients to seek services from Adilang Health Centre in Adilang Sub County and Dr Amrozolli Hospital in Kalongo Town Council which are both more than 20 kilometres far away.
15:51
15:51

Agago District Struggles to Provide Mental Health Services 5 1

Godfrey Smart Okot, the Hospital Executive Director says that the hospital does not have a psychiatrist and trained personnel to attend to the mental health patients.
07:18
07:18

Church Building Demolished Over Dispute In Agago Kotomor Subcounty 1 4 Top story

Rev. Canon Charles Okidi, the Head Patongo Church of Uganda in Patongo Town Council told Uganda Radio Network that the demolition was a planned move that should be investigated by security personnel.
09:31
09:31

Group Leaders in Agago Flee Homes over Alleged Theft of UGX 16m NUSAF Funds NUSAF3 4 1

The executive members who include the treasurer Esther Obura and Secretary Bosco Okot reportedly fled over the weekend after failing to pay 16 Million Shillings to their members.
16:11
16:11

Agago Acting DPC, Intelligence Officers Recalled to Police Headquarters 1

Sebirumbi was picked up together with Frederick Nyamisogola, the Officer in Charge of Criminal Intelligence at Patongo Police station and Deputy Scene of Crimes Officer (SOCO) Solomon Nasimolo following accusations f Unlawful arrests and detention of suspects, extortion, torture, and selling of impounded motorcycles.
13:06
13:06

Stray Bullet Hits S.4 Student in Agago As Police Battle Demonstrators 1

Lawrence Kidega, a student of Gombe Secondary School in Butambala District was reportedly hit on the left arm while washing clothes in their home compound in Forest Cell in Patongo Town Council.
14:33
14:33

Two Arrested for Inciting Mob Against COVID-19 Patient 2

The patient, a resident of Lagar village, Lira Kato Sub County was diagnosed with COVID-19 and advised to go under home-based care but refused.
11:16
11:16

Abil-Nino Health Centre III Faces Eviction For Trespass 2

Charles Alexander Okidi, the Lira Kato Sub County Councilor, says that the dispute dates back to 2015 when Acen dragged Agago district local government to court claiming that her paternal uncle donated the land for the construction of the health center with the consent of her family.
14:05
14:05

Security in Agago Recoveries 26 Stolen Cattle 1 1

Leonard Opio Ojok, the Agago District LC V Chairperson told URN this morning that security traced the footmarks of the suspected rustlers forcing them to abandon the cattle and flee for dear life.
11:06
11:06

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.
13:35
13:35

Man Arrested over his 71-year-old Mother's Murder

According to a report made by Aldo Otto to the Police at Kalongo Police station, the suspect accused his mother of being against his relationship with his wife. Otto noted that the suspect became angry on the fateful day leading to the assault after his mother reportedly cursed him if he proceeds with the relationship.
12:45
12:45

LDU Shoots Himself in Agago District 1

Sources privy to the incident disclosed to URN that Otim’s attempt to end his life could be a result of frustration after failing to make it among LDU’s being integrated into the mainstream Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF.
06:52
06:52

17-year-old Girl Killed In Fight Over Kitenge

Alice Laker reportedly beat up 17-year-old Vicky Ajalo on Saturday afternoon at a water source in Lakee village in Omot Sub-county. Ajalo died on arrival at Omot Health Center III where locals had rushed her for treatment.
15:26
15:26

Christians Mark 102nd Anniversary of Irwa, Okello Martyrdom 3 9

Fr Joseph Okumu, the Rector Wi-polo Martyrs shrine says despite getting directives to host only 70 people, they got overwhelmed with high number of people who turned up at the venue for prayers.
07:57
07:57

One Shot As Suspected Karimojong Warriors Raid Agago District

Raymond Otim, Omiya Pachwa sub county Chairperson told URN in an interview that the victim was shot in the Stomach with a gun
17:16
17:16

Six Elephants Destroy One Thousand Hectares Of Crops In Agago stray elephants 1

Silvesto Asia Ali, one of the affected Farmers says he lost two hectares of Pumpkins to the stray elephants that invaded his farmland on Monday night. Some six elephants that reportedly strayed from Kidepo Valley National Park into community farmlands have been terrorizing farming communities in Luyita and Lujim parishes of Omiya Pachwa Sub county.
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