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07:22
07:22

Nwoya Residents Panic Over Suspected Poisoning of Ayago Stream 4 2

Pauline Odong, the Coorom Parish councilor told URN that she also witnessed the strange color of the water and the death of the fish before receiving complaints from the residents.
16:41
16:41

Nwoya District, Bukona Agro Processors Ltd Partner to Save Forest Destruction 1 3

Emmanuel Orach, the Nwoya district chairperson told members of the community on Friday that this is one of the initiatives to see that Nwoya district go green adding that it is a great stride to saving the environment.
13:53
13:53

Nwoya Gets 4,000 Rabies Vaccines Rabies Vacine 1

Nwoya District is endemic to rabies but hadn’t had mass vaccination against rabies, a viral disease of mammals usually transmitted through the bite of an infected animal for the last four years.
14:59
14:59

Nwoya Farmers 'Thank' Birds and Rain for Saving them from Armyworms 2 1

Dr. James Ukwir, Nwoya District Production officer and also District Veterinary officer says rainwater helped to wash away eggs and the larvae, while Bernard Maktunu, an Agricultural Officer in Got Apowyo Sub-county told URN that birds from Murchison Falls National Park have also played a great role in clearing the armyworms by eating them up.
18:13
18:13

Businessman Shot Dead in Nwoya District 1

Geoffrey Opiyo, the Chairman of Koch Goma Town Council says that the assailants who were trailing the deceased all the way from Gulu City shot Kimera at Bungamon Village on the Koch Goma –Gulu Highway.
16:54
16:54

Livestock Farmers in Nwoya Panic As African Armyworms Ravage Crops, Pastures 1

The destructive caterpillars invaded the Sub-counties of Lungulu, Got Apwoyo, and Purongo at the start of the farming season last month.
15:45
15:45

Stray Elephants Forcing Farmers out of Farmlands in Nwoya 5 1

Geoffrey Opiyo, a commercial rice farmer in Got Apwoyo Sub County told URN that last season he lost 20 acres of rice which were eaten and stamped on by some of the stray elephants.
07:05
07:05

Two Children Drown in Nwoya 2

Emmanuel Orach, the Nwoya District LC V Chairperson has identified the deceased as Barbara Ayeerwoth, three and half years and her two-year-old brother Jonathan Rwotomiya.
18:30
18:30

Nwoya Offers 200 Acres of Land to Gov’t For Agricultural Institute 2 1

The district has identified and allocated 200 acres piece of land located in Got Apwoyo Sub-county for the establishment of the institute.
18:18
18:18

Poachers Vandalize Electric Fence At Murchison Falls National Park 1 1

The installation of the electric fence covering a 20-kilometre stretch around the Park started in January 2020 to stop wild animals from straying into human settlements. The move followed complaints of crop destruction, severe injuries, and death of locals caused by stray animals mostly elephants straying from the National Park.
11:40
11:40

Gov't to Construct UGX 2.8B Animal Disease Control Centre in Nwoya 3 1

The multibillion facility will be constructed in Got Apwoyo Government Farm in Got Apwoyo Sub-county, under the Agricultural Value Chain Development Project funded by the African Development Bank-ADB.
07:41
07:41

Pastoralists to be Forcefully Evicted from Gov’t Land in Nwoya balaalo herdsmen 2 1

The decision comes nearly three weeks after several attempts employed by the district to persuade the pastoralists to voluntarily vacate the land failed.
17:12
17:12

Saudi National Trampled to Death by Elephant in Murchison Falls Elephants 1 1 Top story

Bashir Hangi, Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA Communications Manager told URN that the deceased was in the company of three other colleagues on a journey from Masindi District through the National Park to Arua city while using a Toyota Wish car.
14:29
14:29

MAAIF Runs Out of FMD Vaccines Amidst Increasing Demand Nwoya District 4 1 Top story

Dr. Rose Anna Ademun, the Commissioner of Animal Health at the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries, says that the government is unable to carry out mass vaccination of livestock in the country due to lack of vaccines.
14:28
14:28

Elephants Kill 40-Year-Old Man in Murchison Falls National Park 1 1

The deceased was on a Bajaj motorcycle with his nephew Dick Ogwang when they rammed into the herd of elephants.
11:03
11:03

Poor State of Karuma-Olwiyo-Pakwach Road Irks Users 2 3

The road connects Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo stretching from Karuma in Kiryandongo district through Olwiyo in Nwoya district and Pakwach-Zombo in the West Nile.
16:30
16:30

Acholi MPs Task Paramount Chief to Intervene in Apaa Township Unrest Acholi Chiefdom 2 1

The MPs say that the subjects of the Paramount Chief living in the Apaa Township are being brutalized and allegedly killed by their rival tribesmen.
13:06
13:06

Man Confesses Murdering Stepson 28-Years Ago, Asks for Forgiveness 1 1

Apiyo remembers that one day in February 1993 she returned home only to find her son lying unconscious. She then rushed him to Koch Goma Health Centre III from where he died shortly after arrival.
15:37
15:37

Thieves Break into Anaka Town Council Offices, Steal Two Computers Nwoya District 1 1

David Okema, the Chairman of Anaka Town Council told URN in an interview that staff found three office doors broken when they reported for work on Tuesday morning.
07:42
07:42

Tsetse Flies Infestation Confirmed in Nwoya District 1

Justine Ajaji, the LC III Chairperson of Lii Sub County says the insects that farmers and residents started reporting the presence of the insects three weeks ago. He says they are currently registering famers whose kraals in his sub county have been affected by Nagana, which is caused by the insects.
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