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14:52
14:52

Amuru District Registers 300 Cases of FMD Attiak Sub County 1 2

Michael Lakony, the Amuru LCV Chairperson says that the FMD was first reported in the area mid-last month but has been multiplying due to the lack of response to contain it.
14:27
14:27

Police Impound 4,000 Liters of Alcohol From Local Distillers in Pabbo Town Council 1 1

The alcohol is reportedly locally manufactured from parts of the Lango Sub-region and Mable district.
14:57
14:57

Farmers in Acholi Start Preparations for Second Planting Season Lakang Sub County 4 1

John Bosco Oloya, a farmer in Pabbo Sub County, Amuru district said that he has already cleared up six acres of his garden in which he intends to plant millet, sim-sim, and beans.
14:01
14:01

Police Starts Land Rights Campaign in Amuru District Pabbo Town Council 1 3

Titus Okello, the Police Community Liaison Officer for Pabbo Police Post says that they are overwhelmed by cases of violent land disputes which he attributes to knowledge gaps
21:46
21:46

Security Blocks Acholi MPs From Accessing Disputed Apaa Land Apaa land conflict 2 2

The group led by Anthony Akol, the Kilak North Legislator and Chairperson Acholi Parliamentary Group-APG had intended to visit areas in Apaa that were reportedly attacked early this week by unknown men suspected to be from Adjumani district.
12:43
12:43

Five Arrested Over Arson Attack in Apaa Township 1 2

Stephen Odong Latek, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner, says that the suspects were picked up in a security crackdown in the area following the attack.
12:54
12:54

Heavy Security Deployment in Apaa Township Following Arson Attack President Museveni 3 4

Justine Ayella, another victim from Rwot Oromo is appealing to the government to intervene and protect the rights of the people in the area as the land ownership questions are settled.
14:26
14:26

South Sudanese Cross to Uganda with 1,500 Head of Cattle 1 1

Stephen Odong Latek, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner said that they have communicated to the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) to establish the legality of the South Sudanese presence in the area and possible transfer to a refugee settlement.
16:58
16:58

Arsonists Raid Two Villages in Apaa Township, Burn 207 Huts 4 2

According to the residents and local leaders, the arsonists stormed the area on Saturday and Sunday evening and ordered people out of their homesteads before the torched the huts.
12:22
12:22

Suspected African Swine Fever Kills Dozens of Pigs in Amuru Lakang Sub County 1 1

Richard Jamesy Odoch Mudos, the LC V Councilor of Tee-Okuttu, which is heavily affected by the disease told URN he lost two pigs to the disease on Monday last week.
15:34
15:34

Renewed Conflicts Disrupt Farming, Education in Apaa Township Apaa Primary School 2 1

The groups while armed with pangas, bows and arrows, and axes have reportedly vandalized and damaged household items, assaulted unsuspecting victims, and vandalized some school properties.
17:13
17:13

Hundreds Flee as Fighting in Apaa Township Enters Day 3 2 2

The attackers who have been roaming the area since Saturday last week looted and destroyed household items including ox-ploughs, and solar panels among other items saying that the occupants were illegal in the area.
07:16
07:16

Armed Men Rob UGX 14.1million in Amuru Amuru District 1

According to Oola, thugs placed them at gunpoint and ordered them to hand over all the keys including the one for the store where he had kept the money. He explains that after robbing him, the thugs locked them inside the house and fled the scene.
15:09
15:09

Survivors Demand Construction of Monument at Attiak Massacre Site 5 2

The victims, their families, and survivors want the government to construct a monument near Kitang stream in Otorukume Village, Pogo Sub County Amuru district where the first attack which left at least 350 people was staged.
09:45
09:45

Crops Drying Up in Amuru as Dry Spell Persists Apaa Township 1 5

Richard Atube, who had already planted crops including soybeans, millet, beans, groundnuts and maize is equally puzzled by the persistent dryness, which has adversely affected the growth of his crops.
17:14
17:14

Police Accused of Frustrating Eviction of Pastoralists Amuru District 2 1

Kenneth Okot, the Chairman of Atiak Sub–County says that leaders are struggling to carry on with the exercise because they are being frustrated by the police officers taking part in the exercise.
17:59
17:59

Eight Suspected Cases of Leprosy Reported in Amuru Mulago Hospital 1

Recently, Dr Sarah Byakika the Commissioner in Charge of Planning at the Ministry of Health said that Leprosy is still a problem in the country with 50% of the patients reporting Grade 2 Leprosy presenting among persons with disability at the time of the first diagnosis against the 13.8% target rate.
18:54
18:54

Bishop Odama Roots For Spiritual Upbringing of Young People Palm Sunday 1 2

Bishop Odama says young people should be educated to promote and practice the spirits of love, forgiveness, truth speaking, respect and discipline in order to become better citizens.
09:07
09:07

Amuru District Stuck with over 600 of Abandoned Balalo's Cattle 1 1

Kenneth Okot, the Chairman of Atiak Town Council in Amuru District told URN that the animals have become a burden to the district authorities since they have to spend money on feeding and guarding them.
08:14
08:14

Farming Season Paralyzes COVID-19 Vaccination In Amuru 1 Top story

Denis Okello, the Assistant Amuru District Health Officer, says that most of the people who they approached during the door-to-door vaccination campaign rejected the vaccine over fears that its side effects will inconvenience their farm work.
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