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08:32
08:32

Impassable Roads Affecting Eviction Of Errant Cattle Migrant Keepers In Amuru Lakang Sub County 2 1

The enforcement had managed to evict 510 cattle but only 203 of them were from the government land in Lakang Sub County which has 22 cattle farmers with over 2400 cattle.
17:31
17:31

Construction of Aswa Bridge Linking Atiak Sugar Factory To Lamwo Stalls 2 1 Top story

According to Ongom, the delayed construction of the bridge is a major setback to the operations of the sugar factory now that the works are being transitioned from manual to mechanized operations.
14:34
14:34

Gov’t Starts Delivering Machines To Atiak Sugar Factory 3 1

Bunty Seeruttun, the Director of Agriculture at Horyal Investment Holding Company says 50 percent of the machines and equipment have already been delivered at the factory site.
07:41
07:41

Former Apaa Chairperson Arrested for Staging Illegal Roadblock Apaa Township 1 Top story

Joseph Onegiu, the Labala Parish Vice Chairperson revealed that the suspects had been operating illegal roadblocks for some time, extorting money from illegal dealers.
11:36
11:36

Construction of Ayila Irrigation Scheme in Amuru Suffers Setback 1 1

Last week, a team from the Ministry of Water and Environment was forced to call off an environmental impact assessment exercise in the area after the residents turned violent and assaulted the team comprised of experts from the Ministry of Water and Environment, Ministry of Agriculture, and staff of Amuru district local government and chased them away.
14:33
14:33

Ugandan Drivers Protest Over Impounded Maize Trucks in South Sudan 1 2 Top story

The aggrieved drivers Tuesday pitched camp at BLD parking in Elegu Town Council and refused to cross into the South Sudan territory over what they describe as persistent harassment by government agencies in the neighboring country.
14:56
14:56

Panic as Gov`t Moves to Close Market, Evict Occupants of Apaa Township Apaa Market 1 5

Onek Atunya Javis, 82, an elder in the area, says that the government's decision is wrong and will affect the growth and development of the area. He maintains that Apaa Township is Acholi`s ancestral land and has neither been a game reserve nor a forest reserve.
08:12
08:12

Police Investigate Suspected Arson At Elegu Border Market Elegu Market 1

The Aswa River Region Police spokesperson, David Ongom Mudong told the Uganda Radio Network in an interview Wednesday that 15 temporary structures had been burnt when police visited the scene.
13:57
13:57

Uganda-South Sudan Authorities Sign Deal To Fight Fuel Smuggling 2 2

Abel Kagumire, the Commissioner of Customs at URA says that the tax body is losing billions of Shillings in uncollected revenue from smugglers ferrying fuel in Jerri-cans into the country.
21:53
21:53

South Sudan Gov’t Commits To End Harassment of Truck Drivers Elegu Border post 1 4

Maj. Gen Gathon Jual Riek, the Acting Commissioner of Customs in South Sudan’s National Revenue Authority noted during the meeting that 70 percent of the complaints raised by the drivers were true and pledged to have them resolved.
07:44
07:44

Three Truck Drivers Arrested For Inciting Protests At Elegu Border 1 2 Top story

Hundreds of cargo truck drivers rose up in arms on Monday protesting hiked taxes levied on vehicles and goods entering and exiting the country, extortion by South Sudan authorities, and insecurity along the Nimule-Juba Highway.
17:32
17:32

Sugarcane Growing To Resume At Atiak Sugar Factory 1 2 Top story

Dr. Patrick Birungi, the Executive Director of Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) said Tuesday that the government was already in the process of procuring equipment meant to mechanize the operation of the factory.
07:44
07:44

Pastoralist Stranded With Cattle After Fake Land Deal Lakang Subcounty 1

Stephen Odong Latek, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner says that the herdsman was duped in the land deal by a fraudster who promised to help him acquire the land.
08:13
08:13

Madi Paramount Chief Accuses NFA of Abetting Forest Destruction in Apaa Township 2 3

Drani claims that he has obtained information that NFA personnel deployed in the area are offering protection to dealers who come from as far as Rwanda, Congo, and parts of central Uganda to cut trees from Zoka forest, which is the country`s only tropical rainforest.
18:04
18:04

Security Heightened Along Porous Border with South Sudan Over Cattle Theft UPDF 1 1

According to security officials, the porous border point has aided the undetected influx of suspected criminals from the neighboring Nimule Township who loot cattle and goats for sale in the war-torn nation.
07:01
07:01

Amuru Authorities Want Attiak Sugar Factory Land Boundary Opened 1 1

Michael Lakony, the Amuru District LC V chairperson said that opening the boundary will help to determine whether the factory has encroached on community land and settle people`s grievances.
18:52
18:52

Strange Disease Killing Goats Reported in Amuru District Pabbo Town Council 1 3

John Alfred Labalpiny, the Pabbo Sub County LCIII Chairperson says that at least 271 goats died.
12:55
12:55

Court Appoints New Mediator in Attiak Sugar Factory Land Dispute Gulu High Court 1 2

Patrick Abore of Abore Advocates and Legal Consultants who is a Senior Counsel at Gulu High Court was on Tuesday appointed by the Deputy Registrar of the Gulu High Court, Hussein Nasulu Ntalo.
11:46
11:46

Why Atiak Sugar Factory Won’t Resume Production Soon 1 1 Top story

Hamilton Jackson Ogwang, the National Agricultural Advisory Services (Naads) Zonal Agricultural Development Officer in charge of the Acholi Sub-region told URN Thursday in an interview that production at the factory won’t resume soon.
15:34
15:34

Police Faults Atiak Sugar Factory Management Over Negligence After Biogas Tank Explosion Atiak Sub-County 2 1

The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, David Ongom Mudong told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that the explosion was caused by the spontaneous combustion of hydrogen.
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