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12:19
12:19

Half of Mothers in Kiryangdongo Not Exclusively Breastfeeding-Report 7 1

The annual food security and nutrition survey conducted between March and April this year reveals that only 58.2 per cent of mothers in host communities exclusively breastfeed their children while 41.8 per cent don’t.
14:27
14:27

High Commodity Prices Bite Refugee Mothers in Uganda 4 1

Rhoda Akec, another refugee says most food prices within Kiryandongo Refugee settlement have doubled or tripled recently leaving most vulnerable members unable to afford them.
08:33
08:33

South Sudan Refugees Complain Over Reduced Land Size 6 1

Some of the refugees say since 2013 and 2016 when they arrived at the settlement, the land allocated to them has been gradually reduced, leaving them with no space for farming.
15:36
15:36

Ministry of Energy Evicts over 200 Quarry Workers at Karuma compensation 1 1

The Kiryandongo Resident District Commissioner Paul Peter Debele who chaired the meeting asked the occupants to vacate the area by 12th July 2021, this Monday.
18:11
18:11

Former Teacher Goes Missing On River Nile crocodiles 1 1

Charles Omiya, a resident of Karuma Town Council told URN on Sunday that Opota abandoned his teaching job 7 years ago for unknown reasons and to fishing for livelihood.
17:50
17:50

Gov't Yet to Compensate 300 Karuma Dam Affected Persons resettlement 1 2

More than 300 people have not been compensated for resettlement six years ago after they were evicted to pave way for the construction of the dam.
09:16
09:16

Karuma Tribal Clash Victims Demand Security Protection Karuma Town Council 1 1

Jogo says that the attack could have been averted had it been that there was enough security personnel or instalment near the area.
16:30
16:30

Karuma Residents who Fled Homes in February Tribal Clash, Call for Peace Karuma Town Council 6 3

On Saturday URN visited and traversed the area but discovered less than 50 people at Okweche Trading Centre where the incident occurred while the entire parts of the area looked abandoned with all houses under lock, grasses eating up the compounds and no footprints visible anywhere. Many domestic animals and poultry were seen roaming the area unattended to.
11:12
11:12

Couple Arrested for Negotiating Release of Their Son Accused of Aggravated Defilement

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN on Saturday that police has entered a case of aiding aggravated defilement against the couple.
13:13
13:13

Refugees Decry Harassment at Panyadoli Health Centre III 3 1

Originally established in 1990, Kiryandongo Settlement was re-opened in 2014 during the South Sudanese insurgency and now hosts almost close to 60,000 refugees, majority of whom are from South Sudan. The rest are from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, and Sudan.
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