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MARACHA. Parents in Lugbari primary school have appealed to Arua district local government to urgently intervene by building new classroom blocks, saying their children are learning in condemned buildings.
MARACHA. The ministry of agriculture, animal industry and fisheries (MAAIF) has approved funding for the construction of two factories for cassava value addition in Maracha district.
MARACHA. The bishop of Madi and West Nile diocese Rt. Rev Charles Collins Andaku has been hailed for promoting female clergy to higher positions in the diocese.
MARACHA. A resident of Lamila Nyoo village, Rikabu parish in Oluvu sub-county, Maracha district is under protection at Maracha central police station (CPS) after his relatives...
MARACHA. The commissioning of the new Eucharistic centre at St Stephen Catholic chapel Onzilabori has been welcomed by the Christians in Maracha parish, Maracha district.
ARUA. Maracha district council has for the first time implemented a government directive of rewarding the best performing employees.
The end of the 2014/15 financial year marked four years of Maracha District’s existence as a fully-fledged Local Government with its commercial and administrative Headquarters in Maracha Town Council.
MARACHA. Maracha district business committee on Thursday laid the districts draft work plan and budget for the FY 2020/2021 worth UGX 33bilion with a directive......
MARACHA. Maracha district council has passed a resolution to recognize the deceased 79 years old senior surgeon Dr Andrew Vuni to be recognized in the district and nationally as a hero.
MARACHA. Maracha district councillors have failed to agree on a recommendation by the district executive committee to redistribute funds under Primary Health Care (PHC) to four new uncoded health units.
MARACHA. Maracha district local government has continued to wallow in a perpetual low tax collection despite a recent study tour of district leaders to other districts.
MARACHA. Maracha district has launched another award for the best performing pupils in sports and academics in primary schools.
MARACHA. Maracha district officials have launched teachers’ savings and credit cooperative organization (SACCO).
MARACHA. The leaders of Maracha district have pledged to support infrastructural development in Obutava community vocational school based in Abidro village, Aroi parish.
MARACHA. The environmental hazard caused by Rokoze stone quarry site in Yagule village, Nyadri sub-county in Maracha has overwhelmed the district officials.
MARACHA. Officials of Maracha district are stuck with over 400 million Ugandan shillings presidential pledge meant for the construction of three school blocks in three different secondary schools in the district.
ARUA. Maracha district has received two brand new Ambulances to facilitate the health department after ten years of relying on only an Ambulance donated by a nongovernmental organization (NGO).
MARACHA. Olivu primary school, a government-aided school in Yivu sub-county, Maracha district, has practically closed due to lack of teaching and learning materials.
MARACHA. Over fifty (50) health workers from St Joseph’s hospital Maracha and other neighbouring health units are undergoing training on management of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases at the facility.
MARACHA. The Hydraform machine donated by the Government of Uganda to the youths of Maracha district is lying idle at the district Central Police Station (CPS).
MARACHA. At least 39 victims from three households in Ombokoro village, Oleba sub-county in Maracha district who were evicted by a mob over allegations of practicing witchcraft have been resettled in their ancestral homes.
Authorities in Maracha district have appealed to Kahinda Otafiire, the Ugandan Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs to speed up the process of establishing a fully fledged judicial system in the district.
MARACHA. Local leaders of Maracha district have organized a special prayer aimed at bringing peace and unity among staff members.
MARACHA. The organizing committee for the fundraising drive aimed at constructing a three-classroom block at Obutava community vocational school in Aroi parish, Yivu sub-county in Mar.....
MARACHA. Local council (LC) authorities in Aroi parish Yivu sub-county Maracha district have threatened to use force to enforce discipline among minors and rowdy youths causing insecurity...
MARACHA. Residents in Maracha district who embraced the planting of improved mango seedlings supplied under various government programs have started destroying them over lack of yields.
MARACHA. The district health officer (DHO) of Maracha Dr Paul Onzubo has commended health workers in the district for their commitment to saving lives.........
MARACHA. The MP for Maracha constituency Mr Lee Oguzu’s courtesy visit on Monday rescued Maracha LCV chairman from the siege of a section of angry sub-county councilors.
MARACHA. Politicians in Maracha district are reportedly divided over a proposal to have Mr Martine Kasule, the chief administrative officer (CAO) transferred from the district.
MARACHA. A physics lecturer at Busitema University has condemned the alleged negative attitude by politicians and technocrats towards supporting development proj......
MARACHA. Locals around Ryini box Culvert Bridge in Nyadri sub-county, Maracha district have blamed local politicians for the shoddy works undertaken on the bridge under their watch.
MARACHA. Locals in Yivu and the neighbouring Kijomoro sub-counties in Maracha district have tasked their leaders to consider establishing a network of bridges and culverts on rivers and..........
MARACHA. At least 35 students of Maracha secondary school (SS) in Nyadri sub-county, Maracha district have been charged with causing malicious damage to property following a recent strike
MARACHA. Maracha town council (TC) officials on Monday delivered 40 iron sheets and an assortment of nails enough to roof two staff houses at Aluma primary school.
MARACHA. Teachers in Maracha district have been asked to join the Walimu savings and credit cooperative organization (SACCO), a saving scheme established by the.........
MARACHA. Teachers in Maracha are considering to quit Uganda National teachers Union (UNATU).
MARACHA. All is set for the implementation of a one year Bilharzia eradication program in Maracha district after three teachers from each nursery and primary school completed training on how to implement the project on Wednesday.
MARACHA. A 3-year-old boy in Worogbo west village, Yivu sub-county in Maracha district is receiving treatment after his step-mother burnt him with fire for allegedly stealing sauce.
MARACHA. A cross section of women in Ovujo town council, Maracha district have appealed to the government to formulate tougher penalties for their violent husbands to curb the increasing domestic violence in the community.
MARACHA. The capacity of 25 women from different sub-counties of Maracha district has been enhanced with the knowledge on financial literacy in a three-day workshop that......
The migratory quelea birds are dreaded as destructive pests to cereal crops by many communities but to some people in Arua and Maracha districts, the marauding weaver species are...
MARACHA. The Members of Parliament (MPs) hailing from Maracha and Koboko districts have pledged to follow up the colonial documents that define boundaries which will eventually be used to demarcate the border between the two districts.
Mr Michael Candia who hails from Maracha district always wanted to be a commercial farmer but land shortage kept holding him back.
MARACHA. The police in Maracha district have arrested a driver attached to Maracha district local government on orders of the state minister for ethics and integrity Rev. Fr. Simon Lokodo.
MARACHA. The State Minister for Internal Affairs has asked the police to investigate the presence of nomadic cattle keepers in West Nile region nearly a year after Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni directed that they must leave the region and return to their home districts.
MARACHA.A ten year old boy in Robu village, Pabura parish, Nyadri Sub County in Maracha district has drowned in an open quarry site operated by Chinese company CICO that constructed Vurra-Arua Oraba road.
MARACHA. The woman Member of Parliament (MP) for Maracha district Ms Rose Atima Ayaka has lobbied relief aid from the office of the Prime Minister (OPM) for the fire..........
MARACHA. The Koboko grade II magistrate's court has sentenced a murder suspect to two months in prison for contempt of court.
ARUA. Maracha East County Member of Parliament (MP), James Acidri has come out publicly to defend the decision he took to return the controversial shs20 million to the Parliamentary Commission account.
MARACHA. Over two hundred people in Rikabu village in Robu parish, Kijomoro sub-county, Maracha district are sleeping under trees after a mysterious fire burnt down their houses.
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