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18:37
18:37

Fire Threat, Looming Flash Floods Worry Elegu Leaders River Aswa 3 1

Elegu border is responsible for between 80-90 per cent goods and services that enter South Sudan though Nimule. According to the Trade Ministry, from 2016 up to 2018, the border post has been responsible for over USD 1.2 billion in revenue to Uganda. But this time around, it has seen lengthy queues, holding trucks stationed for days as drivers undergo COVID-19 testing.
10:17
10:17

COVID-19 Positive Truck Driver Intercepted in Elegu, Another Missing truck drivers 1 Top story

Martine Ojara Mapenduzi, the Gulu District LC 5 Chairperson also the coordinator District Task Force, says the interception of trucker, brings to three number of positive cases being treated at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital.
17:40
17:40

COVID-19 Positive Kenyan Truck Driver Intercepted in Elegu Amuru district. 1 Top story

A team of police backed Amuru COVID-19 Task Force and health workers searched for the driver in Elegu Town Council only to realise that his truck was being driven by another person. The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema, says the team persisted and searched for the driver until 1:00pm when he was found at BLD parking yard in Elegu.
11:58
11:58

Pabbo S.S. Amuru Designated as COVID-19 Quarantine Centre Health Ministry 1

Pabbo S.S becomes second and prime isolation facility after the first emergency quarantine center was of four beds established at Elegu cross boarder by World Health Organization – WHO and International Organization for Migration (IOM).
13:00
13:00

Two Arrested Over Murder of Amuru Casual Laborer Lajalula village, 2 1

Eyewitnesses told police that the duo waylaid Christopher Owiny on March 13th this year and beat him into coma before dumping his lifeless by the roadside on the way to his home.
10:53
10:53

Five Arrested for Abducting 60-Year-Old Man in Amuru aggravated robbery 1

The victims were abducted on Monday night by unknown people who were armed with sharp and lethal objects.
19:09
19:09

Amuru RDC Dragged to Court over Impounded Charcoal 1

The charcoal valued at 112,500,000 million Shillings were being transported from Adjumani District via Amuru enroute to Busia Sofia Marker in Busia Town at the Uganda – Kenya border. The incident happened between December 2019 and January 2020.
11:36
11:36

Stolen Police Gun Recovered in Amuru

According to Okema, Onencan revealed the whereabouts of the firearm while being interrogated for assaulting Corporal Walter Oling. Okema explains that the gun was stolen from an officer who was guarding the National Drug Authority offices in Hoima district.
19:47
19:47

Suspected Kidnappers Demand UGX 400,000 Ransom for 16-year old Boy in Elegu Atiak Sub-County 1

Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema disclosed that the victim’s mother revealed that the alleged kidnappers called and demanded 400,000 shillings to be sent to the victim’s contact before he is released.
10:42
10:42

Another Inferno Razes 7 Blocks of Atiak Sugarcane Plantation 2 1 Top story

Dr Amina Hersi Moghe, the Director of Atiak Sugar Factory, a subsidiary of Horyal Investment Holdings Company Ltd, says the fire broke out around 12:30pm on Tuesday afternoon but was ignored.
12:26
12:26

Unknown People Vanish with Construction Material from Lakang Bridge PRELNOR 2 1 Top story

Now, a security guard at the construction site says unidentified people carried the iron bars from the site on Monday and took them to Adjumani district. He explains that the men who were backed by armed personnel vowed to collect the remaining material and transfer it to Adjumani district.
10:43
10:43

SPLA Soldier Arrested at Elegu Border for Illegal Gun Possesion Elegu Border Post

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN on Tuesday that Deng was apprehended on Monday evening by security at Elegu border check point shortly after entering Uganda illegally.
13:04
13:04

Atiak Sugar Industry: Police Recommends Action to Avert Fire Outbreaks charcoal burning 1 3 Top story

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson reveals that their recommendations are based on thorough investigations that have undoubtedly pointed out to the factors causing the sudden fires.
14:55
14:55

Retired UPDF Major Arrested for Inciting Violence in Amuru 1

It is alleged that Major Otim a resident of Palukere East Village in Attiak Sub County Amuru district last year on 15th December mobilized hundreds of his family members to attack Pali Pali Clan also in Attiak Sub County following the death of his brother George Obol.
13:21
13:21

NUSAF 3 Supplier Demands UGX 192m Payment for Ox-ploughs NUSAF 3 Projects 3

In September, A & O Gene Limited Uganda supplied 160 oxen and 80 ox-ploughs to 20 groups under the Northern Uganda Social Action Fund III (NUSAF3) project in Okidi and Pawel parishes, Attiak Sub County.
08:32
08:32

Missing Children in Amuru Worry Authorities Unyama River 1 Top story

Florence Nambalilwa, Kyagulanyi’s grandmother, a resident of Lorikwo West village in Elegu Town Council, says the deceased disappeared on December 29th, 2019 only to be found dead on January 3rd, 2020. Kyagulanyi met his death days after visiting his grandmother for Christmas from Kayunga district.
18:17
18:17

Police Rescues Ugandan Kidnapped in South Sudan 1

Information obtained by police indicate that Issa Likambo Aziz illegally entered South Sudan capital, Juba on January 6th through Elegu international border post to smuggle cigarettes and was kidnapped by unknown assailants who detained for three days.
08:00
08:00

Madi Chief to Rally Subjects Against Depletion of Zoka Forest Apaa 1 4

Stephen Drani, the head of the institution told URN in an interview in Gulu that the level of impunity and lawlessness being exhibited by highly placed individuals in government who plunder the forest resource is unceasingly worrying.
13:34
13:34

500 Victims of Amuru Revenge Attacks Seek Refuge at School 1

Raphael Oroma, the chairperson Pali Pali Clan says that they were forced to seek refuge at Palukere Primary School for fear of being attacked.
18:22
18:22

Retired UPDF Officer Wanted for Revenge Attack in Amuru

Amuru District Police Commander (DPC), Emmanuel Bwambale told URN on Tuesday that twelve suspects have been arrested in relation to the attack and their statements refer to the retired UPDF officer as a mastermind of the attack.
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