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14:55
14:55

Aswa Region Records 33 murders in 66 Days 1

Police has attributed most of the cases to domestic violence and land disputes. By 3rd of March this year, Kitgum had recorded 9 cases followed by Agago district with 7, and Amuru 4. Other district recorded less murders with Gulu district at 3, Gulu City and Nwoya recording 2 each while Omoro and Pader districts recorded one cases each.
07:51
07:51

Medical Workers Abandon Health Facility for Farming in Amuru District patients 3 1

Bosco Ocira, the LC I Chairperson Otici Village who also doubles as the Health Center Management Committee Chairperson, says the facility is currently operating partially due to the absence of many health workers.
15:01
15:01

15 Murdered in Acholi From January to February Agago Districts 2 1

A recent murder case was reported to police on Sunday in Agago where an eighteen-year-old girl identified as Collins Acayo, a Senior two student of Adilang Secondary School in Agago, was discovered dead in the bush with a slit throat. Police report indicates that the deceased was allegedly murdered during a revenge attack in an interfamily feud.
12:08
12:08

Two More Charged Over Murder of Amuru Police Informer 1 1

The arrest of the suspects brings to four, the number of people arrested in connection to the murder. The others are Richard Okello and Johnson Oryema who were arrested last week and remanded by the court on murder charges.
10:41
10:41

UGX 1.8Bn Project for Mitigating Elegu Floods Stalls after MOU Signing River Unyama 2 1

Michael Lakony, the Amuru District Chairman told URN in an interview that upon signing the MOU with the Ministry of Trade, a team of Engineers was dispatched to Elegu to carry out a feasibility study to pave way for the constructions but to date, nothing has been done.
15:51
15:51

Two Children Die in Amuru House Fire Layima Sub County

Apollo Okello, the Amuru District Education and Health Secretary, says the minors were sleeping in a makeshift grass-thatched structure while their parents were away in the neighbourhood. He says the family that had just settled in the area was in the process of building a decent house.
12:38
12:38

Two Charged with Murder for Killing Police Informer 1 2

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa region Police Spokesperson says the two suspects who also relatives to the deceased beat him to death for reporting them to the Police following a land dispute in 2019.
11:13
11:13

Bumper Crop Harvest Triggers Domestic Violence in Amuru

Joseph Tuku Peke, the Ogali Village Chairperson in Pamuca Parish Amuru Sub County disclosed to URN that his office registers at least seven cases of domestic violence weekly. Tuku Peke explained that this is opposed to previously when crops were still in the garden where he would register a single case of domestic violence in a month.
10:57
10:57

Patients, Attendants Demand for Mortuary at Attiak Health Centre IV

Last week dozens of patients and their attendants abandoned the hospital after one patient died and was left on his death bed for over three days causing fear and panic among the people.
15:08
15:08

Residents Demand Reopening of Apaa Health Center II 1 1

The Health Center was closed three years ago following a dispute between the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and residents over ownership of the land hosting the health Centre.
18:13
18:13

Panic as Gilbert Olanya's Aide is Assaulted 4 1 Top story

Opoka’s brother, who only identified himself as Emmanuel told URN that some people called his brother shortly after parking an ambulance registration number UBA 75 U belonging to Gilbert Olanya in his compound.
16:08
16:08

Apaa Residents Reject Gov`t Mosquito Nets Apaa Township

Wilson Acuma, a member of the local council executives also told URN that they have submitted a fresh list of the over 5000 residents to the district health department through their village health teams.
13:02
13:02

Nile City Project Affected Persons in Amuru Demand Land Compensation Cuanza Limited 6

Up to 158 claimants have cited interference and influence peddling by politicians in the area who want a share of their land in order to be fraudulently considered for compensation. They argue that once compensated, they would relocate to pave way for the project.
20:12
20:12

Seven Community Schools Fail to Reopen Due to Financial Constraints 1 1

Justine Oyoo, the Lajalula Primary School Head teacher told URN on Tuesday that they could not reopen for their eighteen finalist pupils due to financial constraints.
10:30
10:30

Widows in Amuru Struggle for Livelihood after Land Evictions sexual assault 2 1

More than 200 women mainly widows from Amuru District have been evicted from their marital land in the last two years according to the statistics from Action Aid Uganda.
11:47
11:47

Water Scarcity Hits 6,000 People in Amuru District Elegu Town Council 3 1

Grace Achan, the area water committee of Amuru Trading Center says that over 800 households in the area now depending on a single borehole.
12:06
12:06

Army Disbands Check Point in Apaa 1 3

Brigadier Bonny Bamwiseki, the Gulu 4th Division Commander said there was no need for a checkpoint and security detach. He says the checkpoint was instead breeding insecurity and affecting the peaceful co-existence of the locals in the area.
08:13
08:13

12 Evicted for Defying Community Resolution On Dubious Land Deal Cuanza Limited 2

According to Oloya, one of those evicted was openly, saying that they would proceed to open bank accounts for the landowners at Equity bank Gulu branch to allow Cuanza Limited, which is interested in acquiring the land to process payment.
12:09
12:09

RDC Orders Arrest UWA Commander Over Shooting of Truck Driver in Apaa Contested Apaa 2

According to eyewitnesses, Opio was shot dead while fleeing from his truck registration number UAU 932G whose front tyres had been deflated by the rangers.
07:37
07:37

UWA Rangers Shoot Truck Driver Dead, Injure Two Others People in Apaa Contested Apaa 2 4

Mauriam Abwola, the Apaa Village LC I Chairperson, says the shooting followed a scuffle between the driver only identified as Opio, UWA and UPDF soldiers who had ordered him to offload some of the charcoal from his truck registration number UAU 932G.
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