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ZOMBO. The police in Zombo have detained the in-charge of Warr health center III in Zombo district as three others got released on police bond over alleged negligence of duty that led to the death of a baby during delivery.
ZOMBO. Police in Zombo has expressed concern over rampant suicide cases registered among the young males in the district.
ZOMBO. Seasonal theft of coffee from farmers' plantations has left many counting losses in Zombo district.
ZOMBO. Health workers in Zombo district have expressed worry over the escalating malaria positivity rate which they say has hit epidemic level.
ZOMBO. Our Lady of Assumption Paidha Catholic Parish on Wednesday celebrated its parish day graced with a Holy Mass attended by thousands of catholic faithful.
ZOMBO. There was jubilation in Paidha town on Tuesday morning as the Federation of Ugandan Football Association (FUFA) official inspected stadium development at Barokoro to ascertain the suitability of Paidha Black Angels FC...
ZOMBO. Mr Ephraim Waringu, the Thebiz of Kebu Rigangi has urged his subjects to value culture and speak their language.
ZOMBO. The human rights and social justice desk officer at Life Concern (LICO), Ms Stella Biryema has cautioned parents against disregard to the safety of their children in the wake increasing...
ZOMBO. The king of Alur His Highness Ubimu Philip Olarker Rauni III, has ordered the leadership of Zombo tea growers’ cooperative society under the chairmanship of..........
ZOMBO. The king of Alur His Highness Ubimu Philip Olarker Rauni III, has ordered the leadership of Zombo tea growers’ cooperative society under the chairmanship of Jimmy Okello to withdraw the petition it had filed against the state minister for Northern Uganda also Zombo district woman Member of parliament Ms Grace Freedom Kwiyocwiny.
The petition dated 13th November 2019 was submitted to the office of the Speaker of Parliament of Uganda and that of the Prime Minster seeking among other things to have Alur kingdom and the minister investigated for their alleged role in the reportedly swindled billions of shillings meant for tea growing in Zombo and part of Nebbi district.
The petition also among other things sought an intervention to stop the registration of Zombo Royal Tea Company Limited claiming it would jeopardize the progress of the yet crawling tea cooperative society.
It further wants Edwin foundation, a consultant offering capacity building to tea farmers stopped basing on the director’s questionable record and underground deals with farmers.
But the king during a meeting convened by the kingdom at the district farm institute on Friday asked the leadership of the Zombo tea growers’ cooperative society to withdraw the petition with immediate effect.
The king said besides being misleading and fabricated, the petition puts the kingdom in a bad light and may eventually block lobbying avenues for future development projects.
The king also suspended Jimmy Okello and the cooperative society from his 500 acres of land on which the society had already planted about 80acres of tea.
He said Zombo royal tea company limited is an initiative by the kingdom to strengthen the tea sub-sector through value addition and does not in any way weaken the existing cooperative society.
He said the Edwin foundation will also continue with its advisory role so that tea farmers get to learn practical management of their tea garden.
Meanwhile the Bishop Nebbi Diocese Rt. Rev. Alphonse Wathokudi called upon the kingdom to forgive the cooperative society and put in a place clearly spelled out roles of all the actors involved in the tea project to avoid uncalled for intrigue.
Mr Jimmy Okello speaks about the petition during the meeting convened by the king.
ZOMBO. Lack of perimeter wall at Oturgang girls’ primary school in Paidha town council, Zombo district has continued to cause fear of possible cases of insecurity at the school, officials have said.
ZOMBO. Leaders from the sub-counties of Warr, Atyak, Alangi and Zeu have expressed concern over the recent attack on fans from Zeu during a football match.
ZOMBO. Since 2010, some of the key presidential pledges made to the people of Zombo district have not been fulfilled creating anxiety among members of the community.
ZOMBO. Lightening has struck Arago primary school in Jangokoro sub county Zombo district leaving at least 40 pupils injured and 9 in critical condition.
ZOMBO. The delayed payment of ex-gratia by Zombo district officials to some village local council 1 chairpersons has generated anger and fury with others threatening to protest.
ZOMBO. Zombo district leaders and community based organizations have castigated members of the community for what they termed as ‘too much love for sitting allowance,’ a habit they say is affecting service delivery in the district.
ZOMBO. The love for unsafe drinking water by a section of Paidha town dwellers in Zombo district has remained a growing challenge, the area national water and sewerage cooperation (NWSC) officials have said.
ZOMBO. Residents of Ayumbi village in Omoyo parish, Zeu sub-county, Zombo district were on Sunday morning left in shock after a man identified as Mr Walter Ocaki butchered his six-year-old..
ZOMBO. Health Minister Dr Ruth Aceng has rejected and castigated the Inspector General of Government (IGG) report seeking to return the alleged misallocated medical......
ZOMBO. The menstrual cycle has been a challenge and an impediment to regular school attendance among rural school age-going girls in the West Nile region.
ZOMBO. Minister Kania has rallied members of parliament from Zombo district to follow up the written reports on the messed up ADB4 project at St Aloysius College Nyapea.
ZOMBO. The state minister for northern Uganda also Zombo district woman Member of Parliament Ms Grace Freedom Kwiyocwiny has come under unusual attack on social...
ZOMBO. The State minister for Northern Uganda also Zombo district woman Member of Parliament Ms Grace Freedom Kwiyocwiny has called for the blacklisting of two firms.
ZOMBO. The ministry of health has confirmed the outbreak of pneumonic plague in Paryema village, Warr sub-country, Zombo district.
ZOMBO. The State Minister for energy also Okoro County Member of Parliament Mr Simone D’Ujanga wants a motion moved in parliament in recognition of Dr Amos Nyathirombo, whom with other doctors in Africa invented a drug to be used in curing river blindness.
ZOMBO. At least 110 residents of Warr sub-county, Zombo district, comprising of young men and women have benefited from the job creation and entrepreneurship skill training.....
ZOMBO. President Yoweri Museveni has ordered for investigations into the alleged misappropriation 3.6 billion shillings from the African Development Bank (ADB4) meant for the face lifting of St. Aloysius College Nyapea in Zombo district.
ZOMBO. In a bid to extend his demonstration farm initiative to West Nile Region, President Yoweri Museveni has requested for pieces of land measuring 5 Acres in each of the three districts of Pakwach, Nebbi and Zombo.
ZOMBO. National Water and Sewerage Cooperation (NWSC) Paidha branch, has unveiled plans to extend clean water supply to all parts of Zombo district.
ZOMBO. The Member parliament for Nebbi Municipality Mr Hashim Sulaiman has filed a notice of appeal to the appellant court in Kampala in protest of the Arua high court ruling that ordered...
ZOMBO. Teachers from the greater Nebbi studying a diploma in primary education at the National Teachers' College (NTC) Muni have decried the low enrollment of their................
ZOMBO: Situated about 2km from Zombo district headquarters as you head towards Arua district along the Nebbi-Paidha-Arua road is entailing intricate historical and cultural importance to the Alur.
ZOMBO. The department of public health at Paidha town council in Zombo district has embarked on massive sensitization of town dwellers on the prevailing Ebola situation in the neighbo.....
ZOMBO. In its quest to foster coffee quality to meet international standards and widen the market base, Okoro coffee growers' cooperative union has installed at least two wet mills....
ZOMBO.A row has erupted between Kaal Omua Chiefdom and Paidha town council authorities over ownership of Barokoro playground.
ZOMBO. At least one person was brutally murdered and 84 houses set ablaze over a disputed piece of land measuring about 30 acres in Uruku village, Paidha Sub County, Zombo district.
ZOMBO. The office of the Prime Minister (OPM) with funding from the European Union (EU) has held an operational launch of a 5-year development initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU).
Officials from the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) of Uganda have tasked Zombo district leaders to identify land for settling the ever increasing number of asylum seekers.
ZOMBO. At least two Zombo district local government officials are being detained at Paidha police station for allegedly causing the district a financial loss and diversion of up to.........................
ZOMBO. Over 50 million shillings meant for implementation of activities in Abanga Sub County, Zombo district has gone unaccounted for.
ZOMBO. A structure worth over shs90 million meant to be an abattoir for Paidha town council has been long abandoned over shoddy work.
ARUA. Paidha black angels FC avoided another defeat from Jinja side Bull FC on Tuesday afternoon but the result only adds to their poor run of results as time ticks fast towards the end of the season.
ZOMBO.Fans of newly promoted Paidha black angels football club have spoken out in agony of having to attend the beginning matches of the Uganda premier league season in Arua.
ZOMBO. Paidha Black Angels football club (FC) has started pitch upgrading process in preparation for the next season Uganda premier league.
ZOMBO. Paidha town council has finally launched the long awaited inter-ward competition with its officials taking on Paidha Boda Boda association in what is termed as an inaugural football match.
ZOMBO. Paidha town council authorities have commenced the long-awaited facelift of Paidha main market in Zombo district.
ZOMBO: If one was visiting Paidha main market in Zombo district of West Nile for the first time with an intention of starting a business during a rainy season, that person would be discouraged by falling debris and slippery ground that makes mobility within a challenge.
ZOMBO: Paidha town council embarks on the registration of all vulnerable people for informed allocation of the council’s resources and planning in the coming financial year.
Paidha town in Zombo district is one of the fastest growing towns in West Nile region.
ZOMBO. Paidha town council authorities on Thursday handed over protective gears worth millions of shillings to 35 road workers in a bid to protect them from work-related risks.
ZOMBO. The councillors of Paidha town council in Zombo district have approved revenue and expenditure estimates for the financial year 2019/2020 with works and transport taking the biggest..
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