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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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Nwoya district rollouts vaccination against FMD

Nwoya, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Nwoya District Veterinary department has commenced the vaccination of cattle to avert the possible spread of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD). The move follows the suspected outbreak of the highly viral livestock disease at a farm adjacent to River Nile in Nyamokino Parish, Lungulu sub-county …

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Missing poacher found dead inside Murchison Falls Park

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A 36-year-old poacher who went missing inside Murchison Falls National Park in Nwoya district has been found dead. Geoffrey Ongwech disappeared on Friday last week inside the National Park in Purongo sub county, where he had illegally entered with a colleague to check snares they …

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Suspected foot and mouth outbreak being investigated in Nwoya

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Veterinary officials in Nwoya district are investigating the suspected outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease-FMD. Suspected cases of the highly viral animal disease were reportedly registered at a livestock farm in Nyamokino parish, Lungulu sub-county, according to local officials. Alfred Kilama, the Nwoya District Agricultural Officer …

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Nwoya recovers UGX 100 Million missing PDM funds

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nwoya district has so far recovered 101 million Shillings from technical staff accused of diverting funds for the implementation of the Parish Development Model (PDM). The recovery of the funds follows an ultimatum issued late last month by Joveline Kalisa, the Deputy National Coordinator for …

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Nwoya district officials given one week ultimatum to refund PDM funds

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six staff of Nwoya district Local Government have been given an ultimatum of one week to refund 170 million Shillings they diverted for the implementation of the Parish Development Model-PDM. The officials were implicated early last month following an internal audit that revealed 170 million …

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Nwoya district struggles to recover PDM funds diverted by civil servants

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nwoya district is struggling to recover millions of shillings under the Parish Development Model (PDM) that were diverted by civil servants. According to an investigation conducted last month, 208 million shillings was found to have been diverted by civil servants in the district for other activities …

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