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Emmy Daniel Ojara

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10:42
10:42

Conservationists Want Apaa Market Closed for Illegally Operating in Protected Areas Friends of Zoka 4 2

Both NFA and UWA say that the market is located in the protected areas of Zoka Central Forest Reserve and the East Madi Wildlife Reserve and argue that it is threatening the two natural resources.
14:03
14:03

Hailstorm Leaves Trail of Destruction in Gulu 4 1

David Acire, the Lukodi Village LC I chairperson told URN on Thursday morning that preliminary findings indicate that the rain destroyed hundreds of acres of crop gardens belonging to 516 households and several houses.
17:31
17:31

Acholi Khadi Roots for Protection of Young Girls Against Abuses 1 5

The Khadi decried the rampant cases of sexual abuses that were and are being meted on young girls within the Acholi Sub Region especially due to the restrictions aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus disease in the country.
08:38
08:38

Omoro Hailstorm Victims Appeal for Food Aid, Seeds 1 2

Joseph Bongomin, one of the farmers in Lujorongole Parish, told URN that the heavy rainfall and hailstorm destroyed his 15-acre crop garden comprising soya bean (4acres), sim sim (6) and cassava (5) leaving him stranded.
13:56
13:56

1,453 Health Workers in Acholi Shun COVID-19 Vaccination 2 1

At least 108 health workers in the Acholi Sub Region have been infected by the COVID-19 since March last year, four of them have since succumbed to the disease and were reportedly not vaccinated.
15:36
15:36

Two Ugandan Truck Drivers Shot Dead in South Sudan Nimule-Juba Highway 1 2

The incident occurred on Thursday in Nesitu in Jubek County in the Central Equatorial State about 120 kilometres to Nimule border along the Juba-Nimule Highway.
11:30
11:30

Elders in Omoro Turn to Rituals to Stop Devastating Hailstorm Lakwana Sub-County 4 1

While conducting the exercise, Oyaro made incantation locally known as ‘’Agat’’, picked remains of the large intestine ‘’wee’’ and smeared on Aluma`s bare chest while he pleads with the gods to forgive them and relieve them of further destruction.