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07:50
07:50

Security Forcefully Evicts Defiant Roadside Vendors in Arua arua municipality 3 3 Top story

Nelson Dada, the Chairman General Arua main market, says all efforts were made to persuade the vendors to relocate in vain. He said some of the vendors resorted to vulgar language and insults whenever they asked them to vacate the roadside.
11:53
11:53

Congolese Businessmen Sneaking into Uganda through West Nile 4 2

The Ugandan government had earlier on announced that its borders would be closed, in order to forestall the spread of the virus, which has killed more 65, 000 People across the world. So far, the confirmed cases of coronavirus in Uganda stands at 52 people, the majority of which, were all imported by travellers from Dubai, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
17:02
17:02

Arua District Gazettes Three Health Facilities to Manage COVID-19 Cases 3 2

Under the preparedness arrangement, the former Ebola Isolation unit at Oli Health Centre IV has been set aside to receive and quarantine suspected cases, while the Mental Unit of Arua Regional Referral Hospital and part of Kuluva Hospital have been set aside for management and treatment of confirmed cases.
16:57
16:57

Casual Labourers in Arua Struggle to Survive As Lock Down Bites 3 2

Adam Swaleh, the chairperson Arua Brokers and drivers Association told URN that because of the difficulties to get money for survival and increasing hunger, many brokers hailing from Yumbe and Koboko districts have been forced to walk back to their villages.
07:23
07:23

OPM Reduces Refugee Numbers at Food Distribution Points Over COVID19 relief aid 1 1 Top story

Solomon Osakan the Refugee Desk Officer in Charge of West Nile Region says they have slashed the number of refugees at the food distribution points from 75 to 50 to reduce congestion so as to enforce social distancing.
12:30
12:30

Arua Municipal Council Yet to Retain Essential Staff local government 2 1

On Tuesday during a joint meeting of heads of departments, it was resolved that all staff report work but take safety measures by washing hands and marinating social distance and avoid handshaking.
16:43
16:43

Vehicles Impounded in Arua, Luweero For Defying Presidential Directves 3 2

The operation which started at 7:00 am on Tuesday caught many private vehicle owners unaware as some of them did not listen to the President's address.
20:34
20:34

Officers Storm Arua Town to Enforce Ban on Public Transport Corona 1 1 Top story

Christopher Barugahare, the West Nile Region Police Commander, said they won’t comprise on the President’s directive, saying the officers are under instructions to confront whoever acts to the contrary.
16:01
16:01

Uganda Prisons Puts UGX 2M Bounty on 17 Arua Inmates 1 3 Top story

Uganda Prison Spokesperson, Frank Baine, has announced a cash bounty of Shillings 2 million for anybody who will provide information leading to the arrest of the suspects.
17:11
17:11

Three Inmates Shot Dead While Escaping from Arua Prison 2 2 Top story

It is alleged that three and 50 others on Saturday at 12 pm broke the perimeter wall of the western side of the prison and escaped towards Ediofe. At the time of the escape, there were only two prison warders instead of the usual six.
16:12
16:12

Veterinary Department Restricts Access to Arua Abattoir livestock dealers 3 2

Dr Willy Nguma the Veterinary Officer Arua on Saturday said that slaughtering of animals will also be done in shifts involving ten persons for cattle and two for goats and sheep.
15:39
15:39

Nine Livestock Markets Closed in Arua COVID-19 1 2

Dr Willy Nguma the Veterinary Officer Arua on Friday confirmed the closure of the livestock markets and said many people congregate from different places at the markets posing a high risk of spreading Coronavirus.
18:16
18:16

Arua Residents Accuse ERA for Sabotaging Development in West Nile 5 2

Several speakers took to the floor with bitterness, accusing ERA of failing them economically by not playing its regulatory role to ensure the region is well supplied with electricity.
09:37
09:37

Minister Moriku Irked by Poor Laboratory Services at Arua Referral Hospital 3 2 Top story

Dr. Moriku singled out Mary Amanzuru, the Principal Laboratory technician for failing laboratory services at the referral hospital by not communicating issues timely, which has drawn public anger.
11:09
11:09

Corona Virus: Minister Orders Disinfection of White Castle Hotel 2 1 Top story

Dr. Moriku says both the room where the Chinese national checked in and hotel should be disinfected for the next fourteen days until the suspects are cleared by the health professionals.
10:47
10:47

Arua Man Gets Life Sentence for Murder arua high court 1

Although Adrapi pleaded not guilty to the crime, Justice Oyuko said the declaration by the deceased before his death and witness submissions were sufficient to prove him guilty. Justice Oyuko concurred with the prosecution, which prayed that the convict be handed a life sentence given the gravity and gruesome circumstances under, which Adrapi lost his life.
10:44
10:44

Fear as Chinese National Quarantines Self in Arua Hotel 2

According to information obtained by URN, shortly after his arrival into the country from China where he had traveled for leave, the Chinese national called up the company driver to pick him up from Entebbe International Airport.
07:53
07:53

COVID-19: Arua District Intensifies Screening at Entry Points COVID -19 outbreak 3 3

At Arua Airport where passengers from South Sudan, Kenya, Central African Republic, China America and other countries disembark, a team of health personnel has been deployed to screen all passengers for symptoms of COVID-19.
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