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09:05
09:05

Uganda Releases 15 Suspected South Sudanese Bandits 5 2

Two of the suspects were arrested from Palabek Ogili sub-county in Lamwo district armed with two guns and grenades while 13 were apprehended in Orom sub-county Sub-county in Kitgum district armed with five guns.
13:23
13:23

Over 50 South Sudan Refugees Fleeing Hunger Storm Kitgum 1

Christopher Omara, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, says Kitgum received more than 300 refugees from Torit State in Eastern Equatorial Province between January and March this year.
10:47
10:47

Okuti Border Market to Transform Northern Uganda 5 1

The market is among the six markets identified by government to be turned into international border markets. The others are Katuna in Kabale, Bwera in Kasese, Mutukula in Rakai, Malaba in Busia, Elegu in Amuru.
13:35
13:35

45 South Sudan Refugees Flee Fresh Insecurity at Home 1

The refugees are said to have originated from Geria County, Torit State in Eastern Equatorial Province in South Sudan. They reportedly entered Uganda through Apiritii boarder-point in Madi-Opei sub-county.
09:34
09:34

Churches Rush For Relics Of Ugandan Martyrs 3 1 Top story

Catholic churches across the world are making requests for the relics of two Ugandan martyrs, Daudi Okelo and Jildo Irwa, who were killed in Northern Uganda in October 1918. Father Joseph Okumu, the rector of Wipolo Martyrs Shrine in Agago district, where the two martyrs were speared to death says this year alone, he has received requests from churches in Romania, Brazil, Argentina, United States, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Kenya and Tanzania among others.
16:57
16:57

Uganda Sends Back South Sudan Prisoners 2 1

William Koamkech, Kitgum resident district commissioner says authorities of Magwi County had sought to relocate the inmates to a safe and secure jail in Nimule through a secure passage in Kitgum.
08:42
08:42

Suspected South Sudan Gunmen Kill Kitgum Herdsman 1

William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, says Achire was gunned down when he tried to ask the gunmen to identify themselves.
10:44
10:44

Ugandan Traders Flee South Sudan Violence 2 1

Jonathan Rutabingwa, the Head of Lamwo District Security Committee says another 50 Ugandan traders are still in Ikoto monitoring the situation.
09:00
09:00

400 South Sudan Refugees Flee Fresh Fighting

Jonathan Rutabingwa, the Lamwo Resident District Commissioner says he was informed about the fighting by Peter Lokeng, the Commissioner of Ikotos County in Eastern Equatorial State.
12:45
12:45

740 Litres Of Illicit Gin Impounded In Kitgum 2 1

The illicit gin is smuggled to South Sudan and Karamoja, following a ban on its manufacture and sale in Kitgum district.
20:17
20:17

Uganda Improves In IMF Global Competitiveness 1

In East Africa, Rwanda ranked 58th, Kenya 99th and Tanzania 120th while Burundi ranked lowest at 136th.
19:16
19:16

Security In Kitgum Intercept Suspected Terrorists. 2

Captain Telesphor Turyamumanya, the UPDF 5th Division Spokesperson says security intelligence indicates that the group had illegally infiltrated the country through Malaba border point. Malaba border point is the entry point into Uganda from terrorists battered neighbouring Kenya.
12:18
12:18

South Sudan National Jailed For Five Years for Illegal Entry 1

Felix Omalla, the Kitgum Chief Magistrate fined Mario 600,000 Shillings for illegal entry into Uganda contrary to section 66 of the Immigration Act or three years imprisonment.
07:25
07:25

Lamwo Leaders Plead for Ugandan Family Jailed in South Sudan 1

Obora Govia Noe Opira, the Lokung sub county chairperson says the group was arrested five months ago upon traveling to Omere Boma in South Sudan for a funeral. They were later named prisoners of war after court in South Sudan convicted them for participating in rebel activities in support of former vice President Riek Machar.
09:34
09:34

US Congressmen Call for Extension of LRA Advisor Mission us army Top story

With just a week to the month of August, Representatives Jim McGovern and Ed Royce, who have been long-time champions on the LRA issue from Washington, have written a letter to President Obama encouraging him to recommit the U.S. advisors to this mission so that they accomplish its objective.
12:31
12:31

130 Peace and Conflict Monitors Deployed in Albertine Graben 2

The monitors were trained and equipped by International Alert, a London-based charity organization working to prevent and end violent conflict across the globe. They are deployed as part of an early warning system designed to resolve conflicts and disagreements before they erupt into violence.
12:41
12:41

Fresh Shelling Erupts in South Sudan Military Barracks

The fighting started at 9am, Wednesday, at a military barracks locally known as Geida, where the violence began on 15 December 2013 between soldiers loyal to President Salva Kiir and a breakaway faction led by his ex-vice president, Riek Machar.
09:56
09:56

More Than 100 Armed South Sudan Pastoralists Cross To Amuru 4

Anthony Omach Atube, the Amuru LC V chairperson told Uganda Radio Network says the pastoralists began settling on the former Atiak hunting ground as early as mid January 2014.
10:21
10:21

Book Heaps Praise on ICC For Promoting Local Justice Mechanisms mato oput 3 5 Top story

Dr Sarah said Acholi’s Mato Oput became part of the national vocabulary and opened ways for donor funding to support the mechanism.
10:30
10:30

Kitgum Hospital Overwhelmed With Patients From South Sudan maternal mortality 4

Kitgum Main Hospital is overwhelmed by patients, many of whom come from across the border in South Sudan.
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