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13:07
13:07

Panic in Elegu As River Unyama Bursts Banks Elegu Town Council 1 1 Top story

Wilfred Oyoo, a taxi driver plying Atiak-Nimule road, says that close to 100 people whose homes were flooded had sought refuge by the roadside on Thursday morning. Oyoo says there is a likelihood that the water level may rise in the coming days with the continuation of heavy rains being registered in the region.
15:32
15:32

Family Members Feud Over 8,000 Hectares of Land Hosting Attiak Sugar Factory Gulu High Court 1 3

A section of the family members led by Peter Okee Ogik and Emmanuel Ogik accuse their sibling led by Okot Akena Ogik of irregularly leasing out the family land to Horyal Investments Holding Company Limited without their consent.
12:55
12:55

Amuru District Leaders Ask Health Ministry for Cold Room 3 1

Michael Lakony, the Amuru LCV Chairperson says they regularly receive bodies of Ugandans either killed or those who died from natural causes in South Sudan through Elegu border point yet they have no cold room to preserve their bodies.
10:34
10:34

Weatherman Warns of Floods in Elegu Border Town elegu town council 1 3 Top story

George William Omony, the Manager of Forecasting Services in UNMA told URN over the weekend that heavy rainfalls in Amuru, Nwoya, and Gulu Districts are expected to see a rise in the water levels of river Ayugi and river Unyama
11:46
11:46

Why Atiak Sugar Factory Won’t Resume Production Soon 1 1 Top story

Hamilton Jackson Ogwang, the National Agricultural Advisory Services (Naads) Zonal Agricultural Development Officer in charge of the Acholi Sub-region told URN Thursday in an interview that production at the factory won’t resume soon.
15:34
15:34

Police Faults Atiak Sugar Factory Management Over Negligence After Biogas Tank Explosion Atiak Sub-County 2 1

The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, David Ongom Mudong told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that the explosion was caused by the spontaneous combustion of hydrogen.
09:14
09:14

Amuru Locals Resist Planned Establishment of Irrigation Scheme World Bank 1

The scheme funded by the World Bank under the Agriculture cluster development Project is intended to benefit 704 households in Turdakatuba, and Ogali villages in Amuru Sub-county and Ayila village in Guruguru Sub-county.
14:22
14:22

Married Woman Dies while Aborting 2-months Pregnancy, Friend Arrested 1 2

According to police, the suspect identified as Proscovia Ayerwot, 22, who is a resident of Kal B Cell in Pabbo Town Council Amuru district lured her 22-year-old friend identified as Concy Aryemo to ingest local herbs and drugs to terminate her two-months-old pregnancy.
17:24
17:24

Amuru District Seeks UGX 160 Billion to Contain Flooding in Elegu 5 2

The area, known as one of the leading trading areas between Uganda and South Sudan, experiences flash floods during the rainy season, and whenever River Unyama, the Blue Nile`s tributary burst its banks. The floods have reportedly killed 10 people and destroyed tonnes of merchandise over the last five years.
14:52
14:52

Amuru District Registers 300 Cases of FMD Attiak Sub County 1 2

Michael Lakony, the Amuru LCV Chairperson says that the FMD was first reported in the area mid-last month but has been multiplying due to the lack of response to contain it.
14:27
14:27

Police Impound 4,000 Liters of Alcohol From Local Distillers in Pabbo Town Council 1 1

The alcohol is reportedly locally manufactured from parts of the Lango Sub-region and Mable district.
14:57
14:57

Farmers in Acholi Start Preparations for Second Planting Season Lakang Sub County 1 4

John Bosco Oloya, a farmer in Pabbo Sub County, Amuru district said that he has already cleared up six acres of his garden in which he intends to plant millet, sim-sim, and beans.
14:01
14:01

Police Starts Land Rights Campaign in Amuru District Pabbo Town Council 1 3

Titus Okello, the Police Community Liaison Officer for Pabbo Police Post says that they are overwhelmed by cases of violent land disputes which he attributes to knowledge gaps
21:46
21:46

Security Blocks Acholi MPs From Accessing Disputed Apaa Land Apaa land conflict 2 2

The group led by Anthony Akol, the Kilak North Legislator and Chairperson Acholi Parliamentary Group-APG had intended to visit areas in Apaa that were reportedly attacked early this week by unknown men suspected to be from Adjumani district.
12:43
12:43

Five Arrested Over Arson Attack in Apaa Township 1 2

Stephen Odong Latek, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner, says that the suspects were picked up in a security crackdown in the area following the attack.
12:54
12:54

Heavy Security Deployment in Apaa Township Following Arson Attack President Museveni 3 4

Justine Ayella, another victim from Rwot Oromo is appealing to the government to intervene and protect the rights of the people in the area as the land ownership questions are settled.
14:26
14:26

South Sudanese Cross to Uganda with 1,500 Head of Cattle 1 1

Stephen Odong Latek, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner said that they have communicated to the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) to establish the legality of the South Sudanese presence in the area and possible transfer to a refugee settlement.
16:58
16:58

Arsonists Raid Two Villages in Apaa Township, Burn 207 Huts 2 4

According to the residents and local leaders, the arsonists stormed the area on Saturday and Sunday evening and ordered people out of their homesteads before the torched the huts.
12:22
12:22

Suspected African Swine Fever Kills Dozens of Pigs in Amuru Lakang Sub County 1 1

Richard Jamesy Odoch Mudos, the LC V Councilor of Tee-Okuttu, which is heavily affected by the disease told URN he lost two pigs to the disease on Monday last week.
15:34
15:34

Renewed Conflicts Disrupt Farming, Education in Apaa Township Apaa Primary School 2 1

The groups while armed with pangas, bows and arrows, and axes have reportedly vandalized and damaged household items, assaulted unsuspecting victims, and vandalized some school properties.
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