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13:18
13:18

Kwania District Councilors Demand Probe into Diversion of UGX 300m 4

It is alleged that Andrew Omunu, the District Education Officer diverted 300 Million Shillings that was meant for the supply of desks to primary schools in the financial year 2021/2022 under Sector Conditional Grant (SFG, to pay GOBs Investment Limited, a company that was contracted to construct Aduku Seed Secondary School.
06:52
06:52

Police Recover Bodies of Three Fishermen from Lake Kwania 1 2

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Regional Police Spokesperson, says that the Police Marine Unit conducted a search on the Lake and recovered the bodies on Sunday evening.
13:41
13:41

Kwania District Struggles to Recover Youth Livelihood Funds 3

Allan Aboce, the Kwania District Youth Livelihood Focal Point Person attributes the poor performance of the program to poor enterprise selection, lack of training on financial literacy, and selfishness.
09:50
09:50

1,000 Families Left Homeless as Hailstorm Devastates Kwania District 1 3

Heavy rain characterized by strong winds hit hard four villages in Inomo sub-county last week leaving several families stranded. The most affected villages are Alikingel, Adingdong,Too-pe-yero and Jinja trading center.
07:59
07:59

Public Service Rejects Kwania District Service Commission Nominees 2

The district council unanimously approved their nominations together with three other members that including Tom Lakana Odur Anang, the former Kwania County MP as Chairperson of the Commission.
10:59
10:59

Kwania District Leaders Push for Health Center IV 4 2

Aduku Health Center IV is facing challenges of insufficient medical equipment, inadequate infrastructures as well as the absence of an ambulance which has affected efficient service delivery in the district.
19:05
19:05

Pictorial: Bar Owners, Local Artists in Kwania Defy Concert Ban 15

The concerts were suspended in March 2020 as the government announced measures to fight the spread of COVID-19, and while restrictions were announced on almost all other sectors, the entertainment centers remain closed, with no activity allowed.
09:15
09:15

Aduku SS Old Students Launch Fundraising Drive to Revamp School 1 2

Dubbed “CEMENT COLLECTION DRIVE @30K EVERY BAG OF CEMENT COUNTS”, the drive is aimed at soliciting financial support from all Old Boys-OBs, Old Girls-OBs and well-wishers to revamp the school.
07:44
07:44

Atongtidi Locals Offer Free Land for Sub County H/Q Construction 1 3

Betty Ogwang, a resident of Te-ilwa ‘A’ village in Atongtidi parish, says that they agreed to give the land to the Sub County leaders freely to pave way for development.
17:59
17:59

Kwania Gives Two Months Ultimatum to Encroachers to Leave Wetland 2 3

According to Okweny, many people have continued to encroach and illegally reclaim wetlands for settlement and farming in Abongomola Sub County and other sub counties in the district, an activity which he says possess huge threat to the environment.
10:40
10:40

Excitement As Abedober Health Center III Gets Maternity Ward Ministry of Health 2 5

Abedober Health Centre III was constructed in 1998 but lacked a maternity ward which affected the provision of maternal health services in the area.
07:44
07:44

Land Row Delays Construction of Inomo Sub County H/Q 2

Speaking to URN on Sunday, Anger claimed that the sub-county leadership illegally trespassed on the customary land he inherited from his grandfather in 2012 and established a market on it claiming it would be temporary but went ahead to construct there toilet facilities.
11:18
11:18

Kwania Flood Victims Plead for Help 2 3

Flash floods caused by the rising water levels of Lake Kyoga and Kwania have displaced close to 5000 families in Kwania district, after submerging several kilometres of land and roads and disconnecting communities from accessing social services.
07:07
07:07

Weekly Markets Operate Normally in Kwania Amidst Ban 2 3

Jimmy Uhuru, the LC I Chairman of Aduku Township in Aduku Town Council said that his voters are still adamant about complying with the guidelines issued by the Health Ministry as well as the Presidential directives to stop the spread of COVID-19. Uhuru noted that a number of bars in his area operate normally and many people mix freely.
11:27
11:27

Construction of Apac Municipal Block Stalls over Lack of Funds 2

Construction of the offices started in 2017 but stalled at the foundation level due to a lack of funds.
12:50
12:50

Primary Schools in Kwania Seeking Funds to Rehabilitate Classrooms 2 3

The schools have only one permanent structure, a number of them were blown off by heavy rain accompanied by strong winds, leaving parents in dilemma should the government go-ahead to reopen schools.
17:10
17:10

Kwania Councilors Vote Rejecting CAO 2 4

Eling also accused the CAO of mismanaging the coffee seeding distribution exercise in the district, mismanagement the issue of land for the construction of Aduku seed SS, failure to address the welfare of the council and challenging the powers of the Executive on budgeting in the media among others.
11:29
11:29

Residents, Leaders in Kwania Divided over Location of New Sub County Headquarters 4

Last year, the then Abongomola Sub County councillors resolved that the new Sub County headquarters of Akali be constructed in Abwong parish, on land given by the former Sub County Chairman Willy Alepo Acel.
14:30
14:30

Aduku Community, Anglican Church Bicker Over Ownership of Seed School 2 4

Rev. Ronald Ogwang, the Archdeacon of Aboko Archdeaconry claims that the land in question that originally belonged to Otengoro, Atek and Laki clans was donated to the church in 1956. He said part of the church land measuring 15 acres was subsequently used to establish Aboko Seed Secondary School, which should be under the Anglican Church.
14:15
14:15

Poor Performance in UPE Schools Blamed on Loans, Alcohol 3 1

Salim Komakech, the Kwania Resident District Commissioner blames poor performance in the recently concluded PLE to multiple loans and drunkenness by teachers in the district.
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