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Dominic Ochola

Staff reporter District head Subscriber District Head in Gulu, Uganda

Dominic Ochola has been a journalist since 2009. Worked for King 90.2 FM in 2007 as a Reporter the later joined Radio Rupiny 95.7 FM as a Presenter and Traffic Controller. Under Vision Group, he was redeployed to Lira in 2012 as Sub Editor for Rupiny Newspaper until 2014.

He also had one year spell as Reporter at the Irene Gleeson Foundation, a faith based Mighty Fire 91.5 Fm in 2015 before joining Uganda Radio Network (URN) 2016 as Special Projects Correspondent covering Education.

In 2018, he was redeployed by URN as Bureau Chief Acholi East and later transferred to West Acholi as Bureau Chief based in Gulu effective 1st June 2019 covering Amuru, Nwoya and Omoro Districts. For Ochola, URN is a modern day newsroom that inspires engaging citizen-driven journalism.

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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.
07:44
07:44

Adjumani Town Agent Arrested for Forgery, Abuse of Office Adjumani District

According to the charge, a copy of which URN obtained, Izama is accused of abuse of office and issuing false Revenue Receipts for Trade Licenses, Plan Approvals and Land Premiums contrary to Section 11 of the Anti-Corruption Act.
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17:06

St. Martin Vocational School Still in Ruins a Year After Destruction By Storm classroom blocks 1

The school’s roof was blown up by the strong wind in April 2020, shortly after education institutions were temporarily closed by the Government to contain the spread of Covid-19.
13:07
13:07

Gulu Police Constable Arrested Over Missing Gun, Full Magazine Gulu District 1

Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema told URN that the officer's gun No. UG POL 84MA1790-22655 went missing with 30 rounds of ammunition from his place of abode.
10:36
10:36

Gulu University Injects UGX 200 Million to Refurbish Hoima Satellite Campus 2 1

The facelift is expected to be implemented in the 2021/2021 Financial Year, according to Associate Professor David Okello Owiny, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University who is leading the University’s Management team in a field visit to the site.
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16:49

State House Blocks Soldier's Move to Evict of 246 Residents in Nwoya Nwoya District. 1

According to the aggrieved residents, Capt Luger, a UPDF Political Commissar attached to the 3rd Division Barracks in Moroto District had earlier evicted the residents from the public land which the people occupied in mid-2000, shortly after the phase out of the Internally Displaced People’s – IDP camps.
17:04
17:04

Refugees Ask Gov'to Scale Up Kitchen Gardening to Alleviate Hunger refugee settlements 4 1

Adao Chol, a resident of Ayil II settlement camp in Ajumani says the refugee community in the country have very limited land allocated to them, measuring 25x30 or 30x30 meters which they can't use for large-scale agriculture. She observes that once they are trained on management of kitchen gardens, it will ensure food security.

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