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Obongi Town Council grapples with acute water scarcity

Obongi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The condemnation of the piped water system in Obongi town council in Obongi district has thrown the residents into an acute water crisis. According to the residents, the district water department condemned the piped water system close to two years ago when the water turned …

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Obongi flood victims seek gov’t support two years after disaster

Obongi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of families in Obongi town council, Obongi district are struggling to recover nearly two years after river Nile burst its banks and submerged property worth millions of Shillings. The most affected were people in Ewaffa, Aliba, Palorinya, and Gimara sub-counties in Obongi town council …

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106 cattle impounded in Obongi district

Obongi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 106 heads of cattle have been impounded for illegal entry and destruction of crops in Obongi district. The region has been struggling to contain an influx of internal and external pastoralists searching for water and pasture for their livestock over the last three …

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Local Govt Minister Butime declares Palorinya in Obongi a district

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local Government’s Minister, Tom Butime has written, stating that the disputed Palorinya Sub County belongs to the newly created Obongi district. This is contained in the minister’s November 18th, 2019 letter to the Moyo and Obongi District Chairpersons. “By virtue of the fact that …

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Obongi welcomes new district amid health, infrastructure gaps

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah has promised to lend a hand in Obongi County’s efforts to end infrastructure and health challenges ahead of the county’s transition to district status effective July 1st 2019. Oulanyah presided over the annual Obongi day after touring several infrastructural establishments …

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