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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 2 1

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.
09:48
09:48

Journalist Accuses Police of Assault 1 1

Scovin Iceta, who reports for NTV and the Daily Monitor told URN on Friday that police officers in Adjumani roughed him up on Thursday evening after spotting him taking pictures of a pregnant mother carrying boiled maize running away to evade arrest.
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.
17:04
17:04

Refugees Ask Gov'to Scale Up Kitchen Gardening to Alleviate Hunger refugee settlements 4 1

Adao Chol, a resident of Ayil II settlement camp in Ajumani says the refugee community in the country have very limited land allocated to them, measuring 25x30 or 30x30 meters which they can't use for large-scale agriculture. She observes that once they are trained on management of kitchen gardens, it will ensure food security.
11:00
11:00

Language Barrier Affecting COVID-19 Responses in Refugee Settlements Gulu University 1 1 Top story

Details from a joint research released by the Center for Health and Social Economic Improvement, Makerere University, Gulu University and Ministry of Health early this week point the knowledge gap among refugees in relation to responses against COVID-19 at 40 per cent.
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.
18:28
18:28

UNHCR Launches Uganda's First Commercial Farm For Refugees 1 2

Titus Jogo, the Refugee Desk Officer for Adjumani and Lamwo districts explained that the refugees and the host communities will be constituted into groups and provided with approximate chunks of land and crops for growing as well as provision of expertise guidance.
10:31
10:31

18 School Girls Married Off in Adjumani During Lockdown

Philip Akuku Kaya, an Education Officer in Adjumani district, says preliminary reports show that some of girls got married after waiting for schools to resume in vain while others got married after conceiving.
15:58
15:58

200 South Sudanese Intercepted Over Illegal Entry into Uganda 1

Richard Amoko, the Arinyapi local council III chairpeople said those who crossed into the country illegally were arrested by the sub-county COVID-19 taskforce before they were handed over to security.
22:03
22:03

Suspect Dies in Detention at Apaa Army Detach 2

Pabbo Sub County Chairperson Christopher Odongkara says that Onen was apprehended from Apaa Junction bordering Amuru and Adjumani districts at around 1:30 a.m on Sunday, and detained at Apaa Army Detach for defying the ongoing night-time curfew.
13:11
13:11

WFP Cuts Refugee's Food to Uganda by 30% 2

Uganda currently hosts over 1.4 million refugees from South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi among other countries. Lydia Wamala, the WFP Uganda Office spokesperson, says the reduction is as result of the Corona Virus pandemic, also known as COVID-19.
15:15
15:15

Adjumani, Lamwo Authorities Use Locals to Repulse Illegal Immigrants John Komakech Ogwok 2 1 Top story

The Lamwo District LC V Chairperson, John Komakech Ogwok says the porous borders in Lamwo district stretches up to 151Km from Ogili to Agoro villages in Palabek Sub Counties.
15:01
15:01

Gov’t Strengthens Community Policing Among South Sudan Refugees, Host Communities Dzaipi sub county, 1

This follows recent clashes that erupted among the refugees and host communities in Nyumanzi refugee settlement in Dzaipi Sub county leaving four people dead and 12 with injuries. Out of the four killed, two were Ugandans and two South Sudan refugees.
13:02
13:02

Number of Suspects in Adjumani Clashes Reaches 19 Josephine Angucia

Now, Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Police spokesperson, says the number of suspects in custody at Adjumani central police station has reached 19.
06:57
06:57

11 Injured in Clashes Between Refugees, Madi Community Josephine Angucia 1

According to Taban, following the discovery of the body, some Madi community members quickly organized themselves with bows, arrows, machetes and launched a revenge attack on the Dinkas. It took the intervention of police to stop the clashes.
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