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NEBBI. In January this year, a watch man at the newly established shell fuel station located along Nebbi - Pakwach road in Nebbi town was brutally murdered by unknown people.
NEBBI. Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has said it will challenge the election results declaring NRM candidate, Mr Sulaiman Hashim as winner.
NEBBI. Police in Nebbi is holding five suspects who were on Tuesday night intercepted with stolen cows as they approached Nebbi town.
NEBBI. The various government institutions and organizations in Uganda have been urged to make a deliberate effort to empower women to take up high positions of leadership in the country.
NEBBI. In a bid to foster development, the government of Uganda has earmarked USD2M (about shs7.4bn) for the extension of hydroelectricity power to four sub-counties of Nebbi district.
NEBBI: In a bid to improve household income in West Nile Region, the Government of Uganda through International Fund for Agriculture has injected 1.5 Billion Ugandan Shillings in Vegetable Oil Development Project.
NEBBI. In a bid to boost Aquaculture in Nebbi district, the office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has partnered with Gulu University to start training interested groups under Northern Uganda........
NEBBI. The government is set to give over shs100 million to enhance the veterans Savings and Credit Co-operative Union (SACCO) in the districts of Nebbi, Pakwach and Zombo (Greater Nebbi).
NEBBI. Businesses came to a standstill at Nebbi main market in Nebbi municipality on Friday morning when local guards commonly known as Askaris locked the facility for more than two hours over accumulated wage arrears.
NEBBI. Mr Suleiman Hashim has been declared the National Resistance Movement (NRM) flag bearer for Nebbi municipality Parliamentary seat.
NEBBI.The Executives of Nebbi Primary Head Teachers’ Association have failed to account for over 13 million shillings they earlier collected from primary school Head Teachers for the purchase of an examination printer.
NEBBI. A committee formed to investigate mismanagement of Nebbi general hospital has failed to start its work close to a year after it was formed.
NEBBI. A section of locals in Nebbi district have come out to accuse the staff of Nebbi general hospital of favouring the rich patients and side-lining the poor.
NEBBI. The Inspectorate of Government (IGG) has taken over investigations into the mismanagement of tea project money and the disappearance of the project files from the concerned offices.
NEBBI. Authorities in Nebbi municipality have expressed concern over a growing night population since the beginning of November all in the pretext of catching grasshoppers.
NEBBI. Nebbi district leaders have decried the increasing number of Boda Boda accidents on the roads.
NEBBI. The media in the West Nile region has been urged to their best in exposing corruption which is a big challenge in the country.
NEBBI. There was excitement at Goli Church of Uganda in Nebbi district on Saturday as thousands of believers gathered to celebrate the 70th birthday of the retired Archbi......
NEBBI: The Nebbi grade one magistrate Mr Edgar Tibayeta has sentenced a juvenile to a three months imprisonment for kidnapping a child contrary to section 159 (a) of the penal code Act of Uganda.
NEBBI. His royal majesty Philip Olarker Rauni III, the King of Alur kingdom has urged the district local governments in the greater Nebbi to join hands with the kingdom and work for development.
NEBBI. Local leaders and other stakeholders on Monday converged at Leosim Hotel in Nebbi town to review the environmental and social management plan which was developed by Total to mitigate the impacts of Tilenga project.
NEBBI. Local leaders from the West Nile region have expressed fear over the mistrust by farmers on Agricultural Cluster Development Project (ACDP) due to the use of the electronic voucher......
NEBBI. Local leaders in Nebbi district have been called upon to encourage the communities to adopt alternative sources of energy if the district is to preserve its environment.
NEBBI. Leaders in the districts of Pakwach, Nebbi and Zombo have been advised to take leadership as a responsibility and not just titles.
NEBBI. Local leaders in Nebbi district have been urged to enact by-laws that will compel parents to provide mid-day meals for their children in school.
NEBBI. Local leaders in Nebbi district have been urged to commit themselves to fight gender-based violence (GBV) which has persisted in the district despite numerous...........
NEBBI. West Nile leaders have been urged to formulate by-laws on the issue of stray animals which have become a menace to most farmers in the region.
NEBBI. Although a lot of strides have been made in promoting gender equality and equity, the government needs to enhance the capacity of local leaders and duty bearers on gender equality.........
NEBBI. Leaders in Nebbi district have described Alwi dry corridor water project as a failed water mission that need to be taken over by National Water and Sewerage Cooperation (NWSC).
NEBBI. Local Chiefs of Alur Kingdom have been put on the spot for allegedly mismanaging the money meant for the Kingdom’s traditional marriage certificates.
NEBBI. The increasing cases of mob action in Nebbi district has prompted authorities to seek the help of local Chiefs to fight the vice in the district.
NEBBI. Infectious Disease Institute – Uganda, a local Non Governmental Organization (NGO) operating in the country has come under spotlight for circumcising under age children without the consent of their parents in Nebbi district, West Nile Region.
NEBBI. As Uganda prepares for the oil and gas industry, residents along the Albertan graben have been advised to register with the national content development if they are to benefit from the oil industry.
NEBBI. The local communities in Nebbi district have been blamed for putting little effort into protecting the district’s natural resources.
NEBBI. Locals in Nebbi district have resorted to slaughtering own animals despite a Quarantine measure put by officials on the sale of meat in the district.
NEBBI. Plan international has launched a 5-year project worth Shs12 billion aimed at ending child marriage and reducing teenage pregnancy.
NEBBI. The police in Nebbi have arrested a 38-year-old man in connection with the alleged killing of his wife, 24 year old Patricia Ayiyowoth, a resident of Okemu village...........
NEBBI. A 58-year-old man has been admitted to Nebbi general hospital after getting the adverse effect of drugs administered on him from a private clinic in Nebbi town.
NEBBI. The continuous maternal deaths in Nebbi district have been blamed on mothers who report late to health facilities after getting complications.
NEBBI. Two people have succumbed to measles out of about 700 cases reported since the outbreak of the disease in Nebbi district in August 2018.
NEBBI. The minister of state for agriculture, Mr Henry Aggrey Bagiire has attacked local leaders in West Nile for doing little in sensitizing the members of the community........
NEBBI. The minister of State for Internal affairs in the Ugandan government has urged the Church and media in the country to use the influence they have in the society to fight environmental degradation.
NEBBI. The Minister of State for Micro Finance Mr Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo has advised residents of Nebbi district to embrace the culture of saving.
NEBBI. The ministry of health with support from the World Health Organization has launched the integrated oral cholera vaccination campaign in Uganda.
NEBBI. The increasing cases of gender-based violence (GBV) in the West Nile region have been attributed to misinterpretation of gender.
NEBBI. The Resident District Commissioner Nebbi, Mr Christopher Omara has castigated the district technical leaders for failing to supervise and monitor contracts.
NEBBI. MTN Uganda has finally been cleared to continue with the installation of its mast in Nebbi town.
NEBBI. MTN Uganda has supported the Alur Kingdom with shs20 million as the Kingdom prepares to celebrate the tenth coronation anniversary of the King (Ubimo) of Alur, His Majesty Phillip Olarker Rauni III.
NEBBI. Nebbi municipal authorities have come under the spotlight for not putting up the public, the physical infrastructural plans of the municipality so as to guide potential developers in the area.
NEBBI. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, the President of the Republic of Uganda who also doubles as the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party chairman spent the most part of Tuesday campaigning for his candidate to win the Nebbi district chairman seat.
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