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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.
22:08
22:08

UNHCR Launches Free Distribution of Facemasks to Refugees in Adjumani 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.
15:58
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.
15:32
15:32

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.
22:03
22:03

Suspect Dies in Detention at Apaa Army Detach 2

Pabbo Sub County Chairperson Christopher Odongkara says that Onen was apprehended from Apaa Junction bordering Amuru and Adjumani districts at around 1:30 a.m on Sunday, and detained at Apaa Army Detach for defying the ongoing night-time curfew.
13:11
13:11

WFP Cuts Refugee's Food to Uganda by 30% 2

Uganda currently hosts over 1.4 million refugees from South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi among other countries. Lydia Wamala, the WFP Uganda Office spokesperson, says the reduction is as result of the Corona Virus pandemic, also known as COVID-19.
15:07
15:07

Adjumani Coronavirus Patient Out of Danger-Hospital Adjumani hospital 1 1

The Adjumani Hospital Superintendent, Dr. Michael Ambaku told URN in a phone interview on Tuesday morning that the suspect has recovered from the symptoms of Corona virus, adding that they are now waiting for results from additional samples to decide on whether or not to release him.
15:15
15:15

Adjumani, Lamwo Authorities Use Locals to Repulse Illegal Immigrants John Komakech Ogwok 1 2 Top story

The Lamwo District LC V Chairperson, John Komakech Ogwok says the porous borders in Lamwo district stretches up to 151Km from Ogili to Agoro villages in Palabek Sub Counties.
07:21
07:21

South Sudanese Continue Entering Uganda Despite Border Closure Titus Jogo 2

Titus Jogo, the Adjumani Refugee Desk Officer told URN over the weekend that they receive between 30-34 South Sudanese nationals on daily basis. He explained that the refugees enter Uganda through the porous border, which stretches from Moyo to Lamwo district.
15:01
15:01

Gov’t Strengthens Community Policing Among South Sudan Refugees, Host Communities Dzaipi sub county, 1

This follows recent clashes that erupted among the refugees and host communities in Nyumanzi refugee settlement in Dzaipi Sub county leaving four people dead and 12 with injuries. Out of the four killed, two were Ugandans and two South Sudan refugees.
13:02
13:02

Number of Suspects in Adjumani Clashes Reaches 19 Josephine Angucia

Now, Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Police spokesperson, says the number of suspects in custody at Adjumani central police station has reached 19.
06:57
06:57

11 Injured in Clashes Between Refugees, Madi Community Josephine Angucia 1

According to Taban, following the discovery of the body, some Madi community members quickly organized themselves with bows, arrows, machetes and launched a revenge attack on the Dinkas. It took the intervention of police to stop the clashes.
20:23
20:23

Six Injured As Madi Community, Dinka Clash in Adjumani 1

The deceased, whose identities are yet to be established, was reportedly found dead in a Disco hall at 8 pm on Tuesday in Nyumanzi Camp.
07:43
07:43

Pictorial: Illegal Charcoal Business Booming in Contested Apaa Township Gilbert Olanya 16 3 Top story

Our reporter saw many other charcoal camps scattered across the area. The illegal dealers told URN on Wednesday that they are from Eastern and Central Uganda and are buying each tree from the residents at Shillings 8,000 to burn for charcoal.
19:10
19:10

Adjumani Police Arrests Four Refugees in a Night Raid for Illegal Gun Possession

A copy of the search certificate dated August 23, 2019 our reporter saw indicates that no gun was recovered apart from a pair of military uniform, two pairs of shocks, national identity cards of Uganda and Southern Sudan and note books among other personal property.
11:55
11:55

Moyo LCV Chairperson Storms Out of Palorinya Conflict Meeting 2 4

Anyama who spoke to journalists after storming out of the meeting told Journalists that he cannot be part of a biased meeting.
07:45
07:45

Refugee Mothers Embrace Kitchen Gardening to Curb Malnutrition Dzaipi sub county, 2 2 Top story

Rachael Kitimbo Kayemba, a Nutritionist with Medical Teams International– MTI told URN that expert mothers help to train other families in the community to curb malnutrition and refer affected children to health workers.
12:31
12:31

Japanese Dancer Inspires Refugees with Lessons from Hiroshima Bombing Government of Japan 2 1

The performer drew inspirations from his country’s horrific experience of World War II when the United States detonated two nuclear weapons, 600 meters above Hiroshima and Nagasaki cities on 6 and 9 August 1945, respectively. The explosions wiped out 90 per cent of the cities and instantly killed 80,000 people. Others, in tens of thousands, died of radiation exposure years later.
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