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13:09
13:09

Police Investigate Death of 3 Inmates at Atopi Prison 5 1 Top story

A source at the prison facility, says the seven inmates complained about their health in the morning before they were taken to the garden but they were ignored. He was to appear before Apac Grade One Magistrates Court on February 25th on charges of theft.
14:29
14:29

Over 150 illegal Sanitary Structures Demolished in Apac Municipality Health Educator 5 1 Top story

Moses Ngura, the Principal Health Educator Apac Municipality, says the week long operation is aimed at ensuring that Apac is clean, healthy and accessible.
16:46
16:46

Lango Paramount Chief Wants Gov't to Take Over School 2 2

The school was opened in 2017 by Janet Kataha Museveni, the Minister for Education and Sports, however, it has failed to attract students.
12:29
12:29

Japan Donates UGX 324M to Odokomac Primary School 2 1 Top story

According to the architectural plan, the facility will comprise of two classroom blocks each with two doors, an office and a store, two latrine blocks for both male and female pupils each with 5 stances, bathing shelters and a 10,000-liter water tank.
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.
18:36
18:36

Man At Large For Killing Colleague Over UGX 2000 Apac district

Joel Omunu, an eye witness says the deceased gave Onono Shillings 2000 so as to use his smart phone for a day. However, the phone failed to work prompting Jogo to approach the suspect for a refund, which led to a fight.
13:58
13:58

One Dead As Blood Shortage Hits Apac Hospital 4 2 Top story

Sandra Akello, a resident of Adok village, Alworoceng parish in Ibuje Sub County was referred to Apac General Hospital by Reproductive Health Uganda following a forced abortion.
00:15
00:15

Police Recovers Abandoned AK47 Rifle at LCI Chief's Home in Apac apac district

The gun registration number 56-340442, AK47 with five bullets and two magazines was recovered from the home of Sarah Ojudu, LCI chairperson of Boke village on Monday.
13:52
13:52

Panic as Stray Dogs Invade Apac Municipality Apac District

This follows the invasion of several stray dogs suspected to be infected with rabbis and are usually attacking people in the morning and late evening. Jasper Ongebo, a market vendor in Akere division says he was bitten by a stray dog on his way home but no treatment was given to him when he went to Apac Hospital due to lack of rabies vaccine.
14:34
14:34

UNRA Suspends Masindi Port Ferry Operation After Engine Breakdown River Nile 1 1

Charles Alex Bogere, the Ferry Master at Masindi Port says one of the engines became fault while in motion crossing the river with passengers promoting them to immediately suspending operation. Whereas a team of UNRA engineers are already working on the faulty engine, Bogere told URN they are not yet aware about when the ferry may resume operation.
14:17
14:17

Lango Farmers Reap Fortunes After Adopting New Technologies Agriculture 3 1

The beneficiaries, from the districts of Kwania, Apac and Dokolo adopted the use of technologies for value addition, fertilizers and planting crops in line as opposed to the local practice of sowing.
10:10
10:10

Pioneer Bishop of Lango Diocese Dead 1 Top story

Otim’s daughter, Anne Alum Ogwal confirmed the death of her father to URN this morning. She said the Anglican Church will issue a detailed program for the deceased’s funeral and where he will be laid to rest.
12:51
12:51

Heavy Rains Destroy Teboke Primary School apac district 1 1

Richard Owani, the school headteacher says that pupils in P3, P.4 and P.5 have been sent back home because the rains have greatly damaged the school's buildings.
15:52
15:52

Gov’t Starts Compensating Pader District Residents UNRA 2 1

Under first section that covered Rwekunye, Akokoro, Ibuje up to Apac town, some 395 residents were evaluated but only 320 have so far been paid in full their compensation. Without divulging the total amount spent on this, Mark Ssali, the UNRA Communication Officer told the residents are being paid compensation as per the market value of [property affected and in line with the recommendation of the government chief valuer.
11:19
11:19

Masindi Port Ferry Resumes Operations River Nile 1

Charles Alex Bogere, the Masindi Port Ferry Master says that they conducted series of tests trips and it was confirmed to be effective for full-time operations on the water.
13:09
13:09

Masindi Port Ferry Breaks Down Two Days After Resuming Operations UNRA 1

Mark Ssali, the UNRA Communication Officer, says they have suspended the operations for six days to allow their engineers to conduct fresh repairs and maintenance. He says the ferry is expected to resume operations on August 25th, 2019. UNRA has described the breakdown as an emergency mechanical fault that occurred on the Ferry ramp system on Tuesday evening.
13:30
13:30

Masindi Port Ferry Resumes Operations UNRA 2 Top story

Mark Ssali, the Communication Officer Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA, says the ferry that connect Kiryandongo and Apac districts through Masindi port and Kungu route across River Nile is now operational and capable of conducting 22 trips a day.
12:14
12:14

One Killed in Bar Brawl, Four Held apac district

Bosco Ejap, the Kidilani parish LC II chairperson, says they attempted to save the deceased from the wrath of the suspects in vain since they attacked him in a group. Ejap says they have teamed with police to hunt for the remaining suspect. Police is yet to conduct postmortem on the deceased body to ascertain what could have caused his death.
12:14
12:14

District Engineer, Inspector On The Spot Over Non Payment of Road Gang Members apac district

According to the residents, each of them was entitled to Shillings 10,000 per every 200 meters of the roads maintained. The residents have since petitioned Apac Anti-Corruption Coalition-TAAC, a local NGO operating in Apac district to help investigate and establish why they haven’t been paid. Nelson Okello, the district Engineer says the group must be verified before they can be paid.
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18:44

Site of First Human Footprint Left to Waste Tourism 1 Top story

Tyen Olum was listed alongside Barlonyo Memorial Site, where more 300 innocent people were reportedly killed by LRA, Kangai village-the place where colonialists captured Omukama Kabalega of Bunyoro and Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda, and Goot Ojwang in Otuke district- where first group of Lango from Ethiopia first settled, as potential tourism destinations earmarked for development.
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