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15:46
15:46

Police Hunts for Land for Construction of Stations in Acholi cattle rustling 1 2

The region currently has 82 police stations and 17 outposts but the number is expected to exceed 139 in the period of five years according to the regional police commander with the new development.
11:42
11:42

Four Musicians Injured, One Killed in Crash on Gulu – Kampala Highway Omoro District 1

According to the Police report, the Nissan Xtrail that was being driven by Fiona Alobo hit a Mercedes Benz semi-trailer registration number UBK /09C/ ZF-4408 at 11 pm from Barogal Village, Palenga Town Council in Omoro District near the World Food Program –WFP depot.
10:56
10:56

Three Men Arrested for Lynching Suspected Cattle Thieves in Omoro mob action 1 1

David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the suspects were arrested over the weekend from where they had gone in hiding. According to Mudong, the trio was on Monday subjected to medical examinations under Police form 24 (A) to ascertain their mental wellbeing.
23:41
23:41

UGX 589 Billion Returned to Consolidated Fund in 2020/2021 Financial Year pension 3 1

In spite of releasing the funds timely, the Ministry says up to 119 billion meant for wage bill was returned unspent; gratuity 18.9 billion, pension 7.7 billion, non-wage recurrent 35.5 billion and 40.7 billion for development.
15:26
15:26

Construction of Opit Secondary School Stalls World Bank 2

The 556 Million Shillings project funded by the World Bank commenced on May 1st this year but later stalled after the contractor abandoned the site.
17:15
17:15

Village Chairman in Omoro, Four Others Flee Over Death of 16- Year- Old Boy Omoro District 2 1

Peter Oola, the Chairman of Rom Village, Patuda Parish in Omoro District reportedly ordered Nelson Ojok, Michael Odoch, Collins Pute and Charles Okumu to arrest and assault David Okello, 16, and his colleague identified as Patrick Ojok, 19, over theft.
17:20
17:20

Beans Rot in Omoro as Farmers Lose Market due to Schools Closure Lalogi Sub County 1 1

“I have moved from Acholi to Karamoja but still there is no hope for the market as our supply chain has been affected” Awino said.
09:56
09:56

Acholi Leaders Task Gov’t on Cause of Mysterious Nodding Syndrome Kitgum District 2 1

The unexplained ailment has claimed more than 300 children and bedevilled over 3,000 others mostly in Omoro, Pader and Kitgum Districts. Currently, more than 175 children are receiving care for the nodding syndrome in Omoro, another 100 in Kitgum and more than 50 in Pader District. But the exact cause of the condition remains unknown.
18:55
18:55

Extension Workers in Northern Uganda Form Coalition to Improve Farming Omoro District 1 1

The coalition named Northern Uganda Agricultural Extension Platform is aimed at closing the gaps of the extension services in the region.
16:14
16:14

Eight Arrested Over Armed Robbery in Omoro aggravated robbery 2 1

The suspects who are being detained at Gulu Central Police Station include Robert Komakech alias KK, Robert Olal, Gerald Ongole, Morish Ogwal, Winnie Abang, Stella Akullu, Nancy Apio and Winny Prisca Ajok while other suspects still at large.
14:52
14:52

Farmers in Acholi Raise Concern over Dilapidated Produce Stores Amuru Town Council 2 1

Several stores across the eight districts in the region are non-functional or their roofs were blown out by violent storms.
14:49
14:49

Man Abandons Deceased Wife's Body at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Gulu District 1 1

An official at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital told URN on condition of anonymity that there are often between 3 to 4 unclaimed bodies at the facility each month. Dr. David Tibwamanya, the Principal Administrator Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says that always hand such bodies to Gulu City Council after waiting for their relatives to claim them in vain.
15:59
15:59

Strange Disease Kills Hundreds of Birds in Omoro Bobi Sub County 2 1

Albino Ogwang, one of the affected farmers in Aremo says he has lost up to 102 hens, which he expected to earn him Shillings 5 million.
13:32
13:32

UGX 9.2 Billion Awoo-Tochi Bridge Completed Omoro District 2 1

For about six decades, locals in the area temporarily patched the bridge with wood logs and pieces of timber to facilitate trucks transporting goods and traders to markets in Lango and Acholi sub-regions for instance livestock markets in Amach and Amugo in Lira, Amwaa in Oyam and Elegu in Amuru.
18:45
18:45

Omoro Leaders Embark on Community Campaign to End Child Marriages awareness campaign 2 1

Florence Acen, the District Deputy Chief Administrative Officer says that they will also rally other development partners to work closely with the Local Council leaders at the sub-county, parishes and village levels to ensure effective protection of children rights.
17:51
17:51

Three Arrested Over Theft of School Property in Omoro Omoro District 1 1

The suspects have been identified as Alex Okello, 20, Richard Bua alias Matooke, 22 and Emmanuel Oyugi aged 30, all residents of Labworomor Village, Tegot Parish in Lakwana Sub-County.
16:25
16:25

Aremo Sub County Leaders Want Night Transportation of Livestock Banned security vigilance 3 1

At least six families have reported the loss of six cattle to the local authorities since January.
16:04
16:04

NRM Sweeps Local Council Elections in Acholi Amuru District 1

It is the first time NRM has made a significant footmark in Acholi sub-region since 1996.
12:27
12:27

Plight of Children with Nodding Syndrome Dominates Campaigns in Omoro Odek Sub County 2 1

Many cases of nodding disease have been reported in Odek Sub County. According to records, there are more than 200 children affected by the disease.
07:40
07:40

Family Seeks Compensation of UGX 100M from School for Destruction of Property Koro Sub County 5 1

Grace Adong, a single mother of six children and Person with Disability told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that the school has forcefully occupied her land measuring close to nine hectares.
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