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07:18
07:18

Three Arrested for Defrauding Over UGX 90m from Locals in Amuru 2 2

The suspects, all employees of Kony Paco Foundation, a village saving group in Parabongo Parish in Lamogi Sub-county were arrested following complaints from their clients. The suspects have been identified as Vincent Kica, the Director of the group, Charles Odonga Kitara, the Assistant Director, and Geoffrey Acellam, the Group’s Loan Officer.
10:12
10:12

Pastoralists in Amuru Yet to Heed to Presidential Directive on Fencing Grazing Land balaalo herdsmen 4 4

More than 51,000 acres of land in the villages of Kaladima, Pacilo Palokere, and parts of Pawel in the greater Atiak Sub-county are currently being occupied by pastoralists commonly referred to as Balaalo.
09:49
09:49

Falling Groundnuts Price Frustrates Amuru Farmers 1

Currently, a kilo of unhusked groundnuts is 1,500 Shillings while a kilo of threshed groundnuts ranges between 2,000 to 2,400 Shillings. Yet last year, a kilo of unthreshed groundnuts was bought at 2700 while a kilo or threshed groundnuts was selling at 3,500 shillings.
11:57
11:57

Five Sq Miles of Out-Growers' Sugarane Burnt in Atiak Atiak Sugar Factory 2

“The members are devastated because they expected money, we were going to start cutting and selling the sugarcanes this week, so we have lost billions of shillings,” S Santa Joyce Laker, the Chairperson of Atiak Sugar Plantation Out-growers Cooperative Society Ltd told Uganda Radio Network.
18:43
18:43

RDC Blames Atiak Sugar over Fire Razing UPDF Detach in Amuru Atiak Sugar Factory 2 1

Oceng however faults the management of Atiak Sugar Factory for their reluctance to ensure that fire breaks are created to ease fighting the fire by the Police.
10:03
10:03

Sale of Land to Pastoralists Suspended in Amuru Attiak Sub County 2 1

The State Minister for Foreign Affairs Henry Okello Oryem told URN that all land transactions between the balalo herdsmen and any parties in the district must be suspended until the committee verifies the type of transactions and land ownerships of all the herdsmen in the area.
13:06
13:06

200 Cattle Impounded in Attiak Town Council 2 1

On Thursday, the Minister of State for Animals Husbandry banned the movement of livestock in the area. The ban follows complaints of illegal entry of livestock and invasion of the non-native herdsmen commonly known as balalo in the area.
19:56
19:56

Gov't Bans Movement of Livestock in Amuru District 2 3

Rwamirama ordered that no livestock will be allowed into the district until January 25 next year when a comprehensive audit of the balalo herdsmen is completed by a select committee comprising the district security committee, local leaders, and the cultural institution.
10:50
10:50

Rising Prices: Ugandans Start Buying Fuel From South Sudan Rising fuel prices 2 1

One of the pump attendants explained that smaller car owners no longer want to fuel in the fuel stations opting for cheaper fuel from the mobile dealers.
11:47
11:47

Attiak Sub County Bans Cattle Movement over Suspected Outbreak of FMD 1 3

Samuel Akera, the Attiak Sub County Chairperson says that the veterinary department has also been tasked to document the health status of all animals in grazing kraals within the area.
13:12
13:12

Odonga Otto Demands Refund of UGX4 million he Gave for Amuru Tourism Road Amuru Hot Springs 1

In a letter dated 27th September this year, Otto claims that in July this year, he gave the Town Council the money to construct the road to his tourism site, to improve access to social services and open opportunities for other tourism investors, but that the road was never opened due to "bad local politics, irredentism and negative attitudes" among others.
12:11
12:11

Attiak Sugar Factory Seeks Acholi Cultural Institution Intervention over Fires 1 1

For three years, the factory has been suffering devastative fires, last year it lost 7,300 acres of already matured sugarcane plantations in Attiak Sub County.
16:06
16:06

Attiak Sugar Factory to Construct Irrigation Schemes Along River Unyama to Mitigate Flooding 1

Mahmood Abdi, the Director of Agriculture and Plantation, Attiak Sugar Factory which sits along River Unyama says that they intend to construct irrigation schemes and water dams along the river to mitigate flooding in Elegu Township and the factory as well as to secure water for the factory`s sugarcane plantation in all seasons.
10:31
10:31

Amuru Residents Struggle to Access Services Due to Poor Road Network 2 1

Stella Auma, a resident of Lajalula Sub County told URN that the poor road network in her area has led to hiked transport fares to the nearest Omer Health Centre II, which is about 32 kilometers away from her home.
08:52
08:52

Residents of Elegu Township Petition Ecweru Over Flooding Ministry of Works 1 1 Top story

Residents in the area say that they are currently living in fear of destruction and deaths due to the resurgence of heavy rains which started last month and have been accompanied by sights of floods.
09:27
09:27

Relief as Truck Drivers Resume Transportation of Goods to South Sudan Juba City 2 1

By Tuesday afternoon, more than 500 trucks had been cleared and left for South Sudan, which has given a sigh of relief to officials within the different areas.
09:32
09:32

Truck Drivers End Strike sit-down strike 4 1

Last month, over 6,000 truck drivers suspended travels to Juba and parked their cargo fleets at the Elegu border at the Ugandan side in protest of armed violence on foreign drivers along the Nimule-Juba highway.
11:07
11:07

Coccidiosis Disease Kills Hundreds of Poultry in Amuru Pabbo Town Council 3 1

The disease has for the past one week been reported in the areas of Kal A, Kal B, Kal Centre, Labika and Lagak in Pabbo Sub County and Pabbo Town Council.
15:13
15:13

Heavy Rains Destroy Crops in Amuru Pabbo Sub County 1

Among the ravaged crops are rice, cassava, beans and sim-sim belonging to more than 80 households that were already in the final stages of maturity and consequent harvests.
07:37
07:37

Elderly Couple in Amuru Loses UGX 1.6m to Termites Bank of Uganda 2 3 Top story

Seventy-five-year-old Bicentina Alal and her 80-year-old husband Tito Okema, have been saving money in a metallic case for over three years. The couple lives with their six grandchildren in Kali-Kali Village in Rec Iceke Parish in Layima Sub County, which is about 50kilometers away from Gulu City Centre.
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