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17:08
17:08

Mismatch in Weather Patterns Hindering Tree Planting Campaign in Madi

Local authorities say that most of the NGOs are not following the unique weather pattern with most of them supplying their tree seedlings either too early or later and most times during the dry season.
09:21
09:21

Adjumani Hospital Suffers Shortage of Beds Adjumani District 5 1

Gloria Ondora, a mother admitted to the Maternity Ward in Adjumani Hospital revealed that the patients sleeping on the floor due to inadequate beds contract infections because the floor is not cleaned regularly.
08:05
08:05

Three Arrested for Raping 40-Year-Old Woman in Adjumani

Alex Vuga Chandiga, the LC I Chairperson of Rassia East village identifies the suspects as William Anyanzo Itraru, Godfrey Alumai commonly known as Gogoo and another only identified as Oliki.
12:23
12:23

Recurrent Violent Conflicts Delay Reopening of Apaa Health Centre II 4 1

Anthony Akol, the Kilak North Member of Parliament in Amuru district where the area is located, told URN on Friday that seven pregnant mothers and their unborn babies have lost their lives since last year due to inaccessibility of health services in the area.
07:07
07:07

48 Arrested for Terrorizing Apaa Township Residents Apaa land conflict 1 2

The fourth division army spokesperson, Lt. Kato Ahmad Hassan says that suspects were arrested from Aliwara Village in Itirikwa Sub County Adjumani district as they tried to chase people from their land in Zoka Village in Zoka Parish, Itirikwa Sb County.
12:51
12:51

Residents Want Security Beefed Up in Apaa Township 4 1

Rose Lanyero, the Apaa Township Women Leader has said that the community are living in fear and need security boosted. She notes that the manpower on ground is thin since the area is vast.
07:53
07:53

Security Arrest 23 for Establishing Illegal Settlements in East Madi Wildlife Reserve Juka Police Post 3 3 Top story

Godfrey Opwonya Benson, the Apaa Township Defense Secretary told URN on Sunday that the operation followed a tipoff from the community about the strange activities taking place in the reserve.
12:03
12:03

Encroachment, Logging Threatens Zoka Central Forest Reserve Friends of Zoka 3 1

Jesus Iringa, the Itirikwa Sub County Chairperson says that they have tried to drive the encroachers and illegal dealers away from the forest but they are resistant and seem to be having backup of top government officials.
15:01
15:01

Illegal Charcoal Business, Logging Rampant in East Madi Wildlife Reserve 2 4

They are using power saws to indiscriminately and have extensively cut trees down from the stems regardless of their sizes or being among the endangered species which include Shea nuts, Afzelia Africana, Mvule and mahogany.
17:46
17:46

Panic as Unknown Arsonists Torch Seven Huts in Apaa Township Apaa land conflict 1

Vincent Okiya, who lost three huts to the suspected arsonists, told URN on Friday evening that he is living in fear for the lives of his family due to the attack.
16:51
16:51

COVID-19 Restrictions Trigger Tension in Apaa Township Apaa land conflict 1

Anthony Ocaya, the Apaa Township LC II Chairperson told URN that a scuffle ensued after security rejected the demands by traders prompting residents to pelt them with stones claiming that they were segregating between the Acholis and Madi.
08:01
08:01

Apaa Conflict Reconciliatory Meeting Called Off Apaa land conflict. 1

Religious, cultural and political leaders from Adjumani and Amuru districts were expected to attend the meeting in a bid to restore constant peace among the two sects.
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.
15:33
15:33

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.
10:15
10:15

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.
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.
07:07
07:07

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.
12:16
12:16

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.
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.
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