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13:03
13:03

Amuru District, Makerere University Partner to Curb Violence Against Children 2 1

Godfrey Otto, the Program Director SOS Children`s Village Gulu says that they have currently embarked on training dozens of selected community facilitators on child health care, good parenting, and morals among children.
15:43
15:43

EU-IGAD Reactivate Border Committee to Ease COVID-19 Burden European Union (EU) 3 1

The 10-member committee Selected during a cross-border committee meeting held in Nimule Town Council on Thursday will have officials from the immigration, customs, security, local governments, the Ministry of Health as well as members of the business community from both Uganda and South Sudan.
15:11
15:11

Strange Genital Disease Reported In Elegu Township 2 1

Kassim Kule, the Elegu Township Local Chairperson told URN on Tuesday that the disease has been reported among both the young and elderly persons of all sexes. He disclosed that the disease makes one scratch themselves ‘’shamelessly’’ even among the public.
08:52
08:52

Residents of Elegu Township Petition Ecweru Over Flooding Ministry of Works 1 1 Top story

Residents in the area say that they are currently living in fear of destruction and deaths due to the resurgence of heavy rains which started last month and have been accompanied by sights of floods.
10:46
10:46

Truckers Profiling Colleagues Killed in South Sudan for Reparations Nimule-Juba Highway 1 2

The compilation will include drivers and turn-men from within the East African bloc that includes Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya and Burundi who were killed while en-route to South Sudan capital, Juba to deliver goods between 2012 to date.
15:12
15:12

Amuru District Struggles to Treat TB over Lack of X-Ray Machine 1 1

The x-ray machine plays a key role in detecting the TB disease from the lung of a patient through filming once samples from the urine, saliva and mucus tests by the gene experts and microscope machines fail.
13:55
13:55

Police Registers 1,253 Cases of Violence Against Children, Women in Acholi in Six months 2

David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN that their findings attribute the high cases to the COVID-19 lockdown, which has been characterized by the high level of poverty, closure of all learning institutions, lack of parental guidance and moral decadence among others.
09:51
09:51

Amuru Widow Seeks UGX 6M for Daughter's Heart Surgery in India 2 2

Scovia Adyero,26, a local farmer and brewer in the rural Otwee Town Council told URN in an interview on Wednesday that her daughter Angel Ayubu was in 2018 diagnosed with severe Rheumatic Heart and Mitral Valve diseases from the Uganda Heart Institute in Kampala.
12:38
12:38

Two Teenagers Choke to Death in Amuru Pabbo Sub County 1

Ochora told URN that members of the public and including him became suspicious when the kiosk door remained closed for several hours as opposed to the previous days. He explained that he used a spare key to open the kiosk door only to find the two lying dead on their bellies on a table inside the kiosk.
11:06
11:06

Three Men Claim One GISO Post for Lakang Sub County 1

Anthony Oringa, the LCIII Chairperson, Lakang Sub County says each of the three claimants have appointed their team who move into the community collecting security intelligence but in the process, end up causing chaos.
09:54
09:54

Amuru Sub County Registers 170 Cases of Teenage Pregnancies in One Month 3

Albert Ladaa, the Amuru Sub County Assistant Community Development Officer told URN on Tuesday that the most affected victims include girls in primary five and six aged between 15 and 17 years.
14:00
14:00

Residents Struggle to Access Services as Drugs Rot in Apaa Health Centre II 3 3

Ferdinand Ojera Severio, the General Secretary Apaa Township says that at least ten lives of children and pregnant mothers in the area were lost in the area since last year due to the lack of better health services.
13:29
13:29

Amuru to Block Medical Workers Without COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates from Accesing Health Facilities Covid 19 1 1 Top story

The Resident District Commissioner, Geoffrey Osborn Ocheng, who also doubles as Amuru District COVID- 19 Taskforce Chairperson, told URN this morning that they gave the medical workers four days to take the jab, which has elapsed today.
12:14
12:14

Amuru Launches Door to Door Distribution of ARVs As Lockdown Bites COVID-19 Lockdown 1 1 Top story

Michael Lakony, the Amuru LC V Chairperson told URN on Wednesday that the majority of the people living with HIV in the district cannot afford transport to different centers where they get the drug refills from.
18:18
18:18

Over 600 Households in Pabbo Sub County Battling Acute Water Shortage Pabbo Town Council 1 1

Lucy Akello, a resident of the area, told URN that her household has turned to drawing water from Baupi stream, which is also unsafe for human consumption.
15:37
15:37

Panic as Coop Union Starts Fresh Boundary Opening in Amuru 3 1

Nighty Aromo, says that the team from WACU on Sunday intruded on her 280 acres of land and planted several mark stones on it without her consent.
11:20
11:20

Husbands Report Wives to RDC for Secretly Doing Birth Control 1 1

Amuru RDC Geoffrey Oceng Osborn says that in the past two weeks, he has received complaints from 9 men accusing their wives seeking family planning services without their knowledge. Earlier this month, a man in Labala Parishof Pabo Sub County beat his wife to death for having a family planning contraceptive implant without his knowledge.
14:59
14:59

Reconciliation Between Two Clans in Amuru District Hits Snag Revenge attacks 1

In November last year, angry youth from the Pachedo clan protested after, Kevin Abito killed her 60-year-old father-in-law Paul Oyet following a disagreement.
14:13
14:13

Amuru District Revives Village COVID-19 Task Forces 1 2

In the past two weeks, the district has registered over 30 covid-19 positive cases from within the community and a few from the Elegu border post. Initially, the district was registering 5 to 10 cases since the beginning of the year.
08:02
08:02

1,400 Trucks Cleared for Travel to South Sudan delegates 1

According to Okema, the trucks were cleared for safe travel to, a day after they called off their strike to protest attacks by gunmen in South Sudan. The latest attack took place along the Yei-Juba route where 8 Ugandan truck drivers were killed.
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