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12:43
12:43

Pictorial: Police Raids Charcoal Dealers Camp, Arrest 21 Suspects 16 Top story

The suspects were picked up in an operation led by Xavier Sekanabo, the Commander of the Environmental Police Protection Unit on Saturday evening. The officers braved the rain and stormed the camp in Apaa Junction in Adjumani leading to the arrest of the suspects.
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Refugees Ask Gov'to Scale Up Kitchen Gardening to Alleviate Hunger refugee settlements 4 1

Adao Chol, a resident of Ayil II settlement camp in Ajumani says the refugee community in the country have very limited land allocated to them, measuring 25x30 or 30x30 meters which they can't use for large-scale agriculture. She observes that once they are trained on management of kitchen gardens, it will ensure food security.
15:33
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Dust Storms Along Attiak-Laropi Road Worry Users 1 2

Moses Onencan, a boda boda cyclist who traverses the road on a daily basis told URN that apart from health hazards, the dust has equally caused several minor and serious road accidents among the road users.
08:42
08:42

Grenade Explosion Kills Six, Critically Injures Five Others in Adjumani 2

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Regional police spokesperson, says the minors picked up the explosive from a bush near the settlement around 2 pm and tried to cut it using a machete triggering it to explode.
10:15
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Refugee Children Miss Out on Home Based Learning in Adjumani Adjumani District 3 1 Top story

According to Arual, they were advised to buy radio sets for the children to follow lessons broadcast on the radio at the time families could hardly get food on the table.
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Language Barrier Affecting COVID-19 Responses in Refugee Settlements Gulu University 1 1 Top story

Details from a joint research released by the Center for Health and Social Economic Improvement, Makerere University, Gulu University and Ministry of Health early this week point the knowledge gap among refugees in relation to responses against COVID-19 at 40 per cent.
11:31
11:31

Adjumani Flood Victims Starving

Early this month River Tete burst its banks and displaced residents in the two parishes of Arasi and Elegu, Arinyapi sub-county in Adjumani district. The floods destroyed food crops that were ready for harvest, carried away heads of cattle and submerged several grass-thatched houses.
11:42
11:42

Construction of 1 Billion Shilling Bridge Stalls in Adjumani

Construction of Eraji Bridge has been on the key development priority lists of Adjumani district local government for the past seventeen years but the authorities had failed to secure funds for the construction works due to budget constraints, until UNHCR did 7 years ago.
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Pictorial: Floods Leave Trails of Destruction in Adjumani 13 Top story

According to James Leku, the Adjumani LCV Chairperson, the floods destroyed more than 300 houses, killed more than 3000 livestock and poultry and 3,000 acres of garden crops.
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Flood Displaces Over 2000 People in Adjumani 2 Top story

James Leku, the Adjumani District LC V Chairperson told URN on Wednesday morning that the flooding was triggered by heavy rains that started on Monday evening and went on until Tuesday morning.
12:48
12:48

Gov't to Suspend Commercial Charcoal Production, Cancel Licenses for Forest Products 6 1 Top story

According to Gen. Ali, the degradation witnessed in Zoka forest and East Madi Wild Life Reserve is similar to what is happening in other parts of the country. “
13:48
13:48

EU Delegates Visit Damaged Zoka Forest Reserve European Union 1 1

The Deputy Premier told URN that the EU delegates are in the district to assess the magnitude of damage at Zoka Forest Central Reserve which is among Uganda`s largest tropical rain forest measuring about 1,259 hectares, in the South of Adjumani district.
10:53
10:53

Uganda Loses 2,000 Acres of Forest Cover to UNHCR Project 2 1

Deputy Prime Minister General Moses Ali, the National Forestry Authority (NFA), Adjumani district leaders have been alarmed by the United Nations' move to remove over three square miles (2000 acres) of natural forest and create a commercial farm for refugees in northern Uganda.
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UNHCR Launches Uganda's First Commercial Farm For Refugees 1 2

Titus Jogo, the Refugee Desk Officer for Adjumani and Lamwo districts explained that the refugees and the host communities will be constituted into groups and provided with approximate chunks of land and crops for growing as well as provision of expertise guidance.
12:20
12:20

Mobile Covid-19 Testing Laboratory in Adjumani Runs Out Of Reagents Ministry of Health

The laboratory, which was established at the premises of Adjumani hospital, serves all the districts of West Nile region, parts of northern Uganda and has the capacity to run over 500 Covid-19 samples in a day.
10:31
10:31

18 School Girls Married Off in Adjumani During Lockdown

Philip Akuku Kaya, an Education Officer in Adjumani district, says preliminary reports show that some of girls got married after waiting for schools to resume in vain while others got married after conceiving.
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UNHCR Launches Free Distribution of Facemasks to Refugees in Adjumani Terra Renaissance 2

She disclosed that this will ease movement and socioeconomic activities among the refugees and host communities now that wearing a facemask has been made mandatory by government to curtail spread of coronavirus in the country.
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15:58

200 South Sudanese Intercepted Over Illegal Entry into Uganda 1

Richard Amoko, the Arinyapi local council III chairpeople said those who crossed into the country illegally were arrested by the sub-county COVID-19 taskforce before they were handed over to security.
10:44
10:44

Mobile Covid-19 Laboratory Starts Operations in Adjumani Adjumani Hospital

Dr George Bhoka Adjumani District Health Officer notes that with the Laboratory in operation, results will be declared in only two hours, saving the health department from excess expenditure on fuel, staff allowances and wear and tear of ambulances.
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Adjumani District Seeks Additional 1.7b to Fight Against COVID-19 COVID-19 pandemic. 3

According to Leku, due to the lack of money, many of the front liners are demoralized and not willing to work and yet the district is continuing to register community cases. He adds that, they have already exhausted the 165 million shillings given by government with most of it going in case management.
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