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Nine-year-old boy starts 200km pilgrimage for healing

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A nine-year-old boy is among over 40 pilgrims who have embarked on a 213 km pilgrimage from Nwoya district to Paimol Martyrs shrine in Paimol Sub-County in Agago District. Moses Onencan, a primary three pupil of Goro Primary School in Koch Goma Town Council, …

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Farmers in Nwoya take up Macadamia trees to conserve environment

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Farmers in Nwoya district have rolled out the mass production of Macadamia trees to conserve the environment from the adverse effects of climate change. The initiative also seeks to promote nutrition and enhance household income among the farmers through the sale and consumption of …

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NWOYA: Speaker gives RDC two months ultimatum to vacate office

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Nwoya District Speaker, Tonny Okello has asked the Resident District Commissioner, Christopher Omara to vacate his office block within two months. In the letter dated 27th March 2023 addressed to Omara, the Speaker said that the office was in the year 2019 temporarily allocated …

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MTN’s bicycle race sheds light on high sexual abuse in Nwoya district

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Authorities in Nwoya district want more sensitization drives in relation to ending teenage pregnancy. During Sunday’s MTN Uganda’s sponosred Acholi Heritage Bicycle Race at Anaka Town Council, local leaders used the race to raise awareness on the increasing sexual abuse, especially among the youths. Records …

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Nwoya district struggles to recover swindled PDM funds

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nwoya district is yet to fully recover funds swindled by civil servants meant for the implementation of the Parish Development Model. This comes nearly four months after an internal audit unearthed the misappropriation of shillings 243 million meant to facilitate PDM implementation for the FY …

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