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16:43
16:43

Floods Delay Construction of Elegu Bulk Market Elegu Town Council 2 2

Wilfred Odiya Baguma, the Atiak Sub-County Chairperson LC 3 says unless Government controls the flash floods in the area, the construction of the bulk market will always remain in jeopardy.
15:19
15:19

UWA Blocks Construction of Major Access Road in Apaa 2 1

Linda Agnes Auma, the Resident District Commissioner of Amuru criticized the interference by UWA as a sabotage to the peace, recovery and economic development efforts of the district after the two-decade long insurgency by Lord’s Resistance Army - LRA.
07:19
07:19

Amuru Health Officials Investigate Outbreak of Strange Disease women and children 1 Top story

Margaret Odokonyero Okot, the Assistant Amuru District Health Officer told URN on Saturday that a surveillance team of health workers has already been dispatched to investigate the strange disease.
07:48
07:48

Amuru Leaders Alarmed by High HIV Prevalence Ministry of Health 1 3

Margaret Odokonyero Okot, the Assistant District Health Officer says the high prevalence is attributed to influx of traders and long distance truck drivers who engage in promiscuous acts along the great north road to South Sudan.
07:36
07:36

Amuru Authorities Evict 100 Illegal Charcoal Dealers Attiak Sub County 1 2 Top story

Wilfred Odiya Baguma, the Attiak Sub County LC III Chairperson told URN that the charcoal dealers were first detained at Atiak Youth Multi-Purpose Hall before they were escorted out of the district on Tuesday evening.
16:40
16:40

Amuru Sub County Gets UGX 80M Piped Water Project 1 2

Tanks with a capacity of 60,000 litres of water will be installed in Amuru trading Centre to supply water to households, public institutions and business entities in the neighbouring communities.
19:12
19:12

Breakdown of Ambulances Hindering Emergency Medical Care in Amuru 1 1

The only two ambulances belonging to the district including one that was donated around 2006 by Medicines Sans Frontiers, an international humanitarian medical non-governmental organization have broken-down.
07:21
07:21

Apaa Residents Struggle to Access Health Services apaa land conflict 5 1 Top story

Pauline Ayoo, another resident, said the closure of Apaa Health Centre II has mostly affected expectant mother since they are missing maternal health services due to lack of transport to move to distant health facilities.
10:57
10:57

Fire Guts Elegu Market 1 2

Richard Omony a vendor says that the fire started at around midnight and lasted for several hours. It destroyed shops, saloons, and barber shops, makeshift structures and among others.
07:43
07:43

Apaa Residents Decry Arrests by Security Personnel Gazi village 1 4

13 people have been arrested in the past two weeks in separate incidents. On 25th October, nine people were arrested from Gazi village by Uganda Wildlife Authority – UWA rangers and taken to Openy Jiji prison in Adjumani.
18:07
18:07

Police, UWA on the Spot for Violating Suspect's Rights Jacob Oulanyah Top story

Wilson Acuma, the leader of Apaa residents, says the suspects were arrested by officers from Adjumani central prison and taken to Openjinji prisons without recording statements. Anthony Akol, the Kilak South MP has promised to raise the matter with the judiciary, top UWA and Police officials to expose how their personnel are conducting their duties.
11:28
11:28

3000 Children Miss Measle-Rubella Vaccination in Amuru apaa township 1

Government through the ministry of health this month launched a five-day mass vaccination exercise against the two killer diseases. However, Christopher Ocen, the head of the Village Health Teams (VHTs) in Labala told URN today that the exercise which targeted 7,002 children saw only 4,760 vaccinated.
18:58
18:58

Apaa Residents Reject Adjumani Health Workers for Measles-Rubella Immunization Ministry of Health

On Tuesday, Ocen said that the residents have rejected the health workers from Adjumani district citing distrust.
14:20
14:20

Police Crack Down Criminal Gang in Amuru 1 2

According to Emmanuel Bwambale, the Amuru District Police Commander, up to 25 core members of the group, two of whom were females were arrested in a night operation conducted last month.
12:45
12:45

Community School in Amuru Closed Over Lack of Toilets 4

Emmanuel Opira, the School Head Boy says that the pit latrine for the boys, girls and one for staff are all filled up. He also says that last week, strong winds blew off the roofs of the toilets.
14:49
14:49

Five Arrested With 400Kg of Ivory in Amuru 1 2 Top story

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the River Aswa Region Police Spokesperson told URN this morning that the suspects were from different locations in Amuru district and locked up at Gulu Central Police Station.
12:48
12:48

Six Amuru Staffs Under Probe Over Theft of Solar Batteries 4

John Bosco Langoya, the Pabbo Health Centre III Health Management Committee Chairperson, says the staffs were implicated when they tracked their phone calls last week. He says Remo Nyeko, Patrick Odong and Charles Okiya were in touch the day the batteries were stolen.
07:24
07:24

Thugs Steal Lightning Arresters From Amuru Schools 6 1

Patrick Okello, the Head teacher Tekibur Primary School told URN on Sunday that they were shocked to discover last week that the lightning arrester installed on the building housing the primary one, two, three and four classes was missing. He says another lightning arrester installed on the staffroom was also vandalized.
09:34
09:34

Inconsistent Power Supply Affecting UGX 4.5bn Water Project in Amuru pabbo town council 3 2 Top story

Okello told URN during an interview on Saturday that he has opted for borehole water since the tap water has become unreliable. Faidah Lilly Owot, another resident told URN that she is considering abandoning piped water because of it inconsistent supply.
17:48
17:48

Amuru Residents Reject UGX 70b Irrigation Scheme 7

Alem Kidega, a resident of Oloyo Mung village told URN this morning that during the tour, he discovered that the local community wasn’t benefiting from Agoro Irrigation Scheme, adding that many of them were negative about the project. He also says that those using the scheme pay Shillings 50,000 and have since lost their land rights.
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