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16:23
16:23

Uganda@61: Madi Okollo Residents Warned Against Division 4 2

According to Joanne Aniku Okia , the government through parliament created the two constituencies to bring services closer to the people but not divide the people. She called upon the residents to stop creating confusion but rather be united and stick to the plan of developing the district.
14:28
14:28

Hope for Finding Drowned Madi Okollo Boy Fades

According to Charles Andama Ombia, the Local Council two chairperson of Gbulukuatoni Parish also the deceased’s paternal uncle, they have so far organised prayers twice in order to aid the search but efforts of the local divers over the past five days have yielded nothing yet. Andama further revealed that they planned to organize funeral prayers for Aliti this Saturday (tomorrow) if the team fails to get the body by the end of today.
08:32
08:32

Teenager Drowns While on Fishing Expedition 1 1

Preliminary reports indicate that Gerald met his death at around 2 p.m. on Monday. It is alleged that Gerald went on a fishing expedition together with five unidentified fishermen on the fateful day. He drowned while attempting to cross the flooded stream after being swept by the strong waves.
07:51
07:51

Students Riot Destroy School Property 2 1

Swaib Toko, the Madi Okollo Resident District Commissioner (RDC), explained that the violent incident was triggered by an accident involving a section of students who were cleared by the administration to participate in the YCS rally.
10:18
10:18

Livestock Quarantine Imposed in Madi Okollo 2

The quarantine covers Anyiribu Sub-county where suspected cases were discovered at a livestock farm in Peera village in Omua, Parish Anyiribu sub-county last week.
16:24
16:24

Madi Okollo Leaders Reject Expansion of Ajai Wildlife Reserve Land 1 4

Rokoni Madimva, one of the landlord in Okollo sub county explains that the demand for additional land is uncalled since the current size of Ajai Wildlife Reserve can support the reintroduction of the white Rhinos.
09:00
09:00

UWA Seeks to Expand Ajai Wildlife Reserve for Rhino Conservation 4 1

John Makombo, the Director in Charge of Conservation at Uganda Wildlife Authority explains that the need for additional land at the wildlife reserve is a recommendation of their rhino habitat feasibility study that found out that the current state of the reserve cannot support substantial rhino breeding.
10:00
10:00

UWA to Reintroduce White Rhinos in Ajai Wildlife Reserve 4 1 Top story

John Makombo, the Director in Charge of Conservation at Uganda Wildlife Authority, says that the reintroduction is part of the biodiversity enhancement program for Uganda, which seeks to among others promote tourism in the West Nile region.
06:43
06:43

Kariba Weed Threatens Fishing in Madi Okollo River Nile 1 3 Top story

Just like water hyacinth, Kariba weed is considered one of the world's worst aquatic weeds. The weed forms a mat that grows to choke waterways, blocking sunlight and oxygen from reaching the water below and out-competing other water plants that are beneficial to insects and fish.
12:57
12:57

Rhino Camp Ferry Works: Residents Protest Delayed Compensation 2 3

The angry residents plan to block the current works at the landing site in protest of their delayed compensation.
08:09
08:09

Amuru-Rhino-Camp Ferry Works Near Completion 1 3

Allan Ssempebwa, the UNRA communications manager told Uganda Radio Network-URN in an interview that they hope to complete the remaining works before the end of this current financial.
08:43
08:43

Landlords Demand UGX 15 Billion for Hosting Refugees in Rhino Camp 1 2

Under the umbrella of, Oluba Community Development Association (OCDA), the group is accusing the Office of the Prime Minister of settling refugees on their land without their consent. The land has hosted refugees for more than 10 years.
09:00
09:00

Madi Okollo Residents Decry Poor State of Roads 2

Victoria Angucia, a resident says that the numerous deep gullies on the roads has made many people to lose their lives through accidents. She says they have informed the district authorities several times to rehabilitate the roads in vain.
16:15
16:15

Wadelai Irrigation Floods Destroy 90-Acres of Crop Garden 2 3

The floods were triggered last month after authorities at the Wadelai Irrigation Scheme in the neighbouring Pakwach district reportedly blocked the flow of River Ora, resulting in a backflow.
09:47
09:47

UWA Stuck with 11 Households Inside Ajai Wildlife Reserve 1 4

During the colonial times, about 80 per cent of Uganda’s Rhino population called the reserve home. But After independence, more and more people encroached on the reserve for grazing and farming. As the human population surrounding the reserve increased, poachers hunted down animals in the reserve for food.
11:00
11:00

Madi Okollo to Get UGX 3.1Bn Modern Markets 4 1

The markets to be constructed are Matangacia market in Kololo village, Rigbo sub-county, and Ayavu market in Inde town council at 1.76 billion and 1.4 billion shillings respectively.
16:33
16:33

New Seed School Collapsing Before Commissioning 3 4

The school was scheduled to be commissioned in 2020 before the Covid-19 lockdown, but Madi Okollo district leaders declined to own the new school with its defective and dilapidated structures. Cracks started developing on the structures shortly after their completion by the contractor.
14:53
14:53

Madi Okollo Leaders Want Rhinos Re-introduced at Ajai Game Reserve 1 2

Local leaders in Madi Okollo district have asked the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities to transfer some of the white rhinos at Zziwa Ranch in Nakasongola to Ajai Game Reserve.
11:27
11:27

Multi-million Rhino Camp Market Turns Into Cassava Drying Area 1 3

Nora Draru, a fish dealer says that the vendors started opting out of the market when the contractor she didn't disclose hiked the dues from Shillings 500 to 1000 and vehicle parking fees from Shillings 1000 to Shillings 3000.
15:11
15:11

Former Madi Okollo MP John Arumadri Drazu Dead 3 1

His elder son, Tony Drazu Arumadri told URN that he had just spoken to his father in less than an hour when he received a phone call from his sister indicating that their father was no more.
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