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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.
14:37
14:37

Amuru Residents Blame Teenage Pregnancies on Domestic Violence 2 1

Statistics from the Human Rights Focus indicate that 4,062 young girls were impregnated in Acholi Sub Region since the Covid-19 lockdown in March up to mid-August 2020.
08:01
08:01

3 Year –Old Boy Dies in Elegu Floods Elegu Town Council 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says following the flooding Gimono went to check on his son and found the entire house submerged by water.
15:15
15:15

18 Houses Demolished in Revenge Attack in Amuru District Murder 1

Okot Oruk, the Labala Parish LC II Chairperson, says following Oyet’s death, a group of youth from Pachedo clan deceased to invade members of Palwong Pa Boro clan where Abito hails from and torched 18 houses, looted 151 sacks of rice, 32 sacks of beans and millet and an unspecified number of animals.
13:48
13:48

Elegu Flood: Over 1,000 Residents Sleep in URA Warehouse Elegu Town Council 1

On Sunday night the residents, consisting of children, women, male and elderly persons deserted their homes and camped at the URA offices for fear of being washed away by the fast flowing floods. This brings the total numbers of deaths in relation to the flood to nine in just three months this year.
07:26
07:26

Police Constable Recuit Dies During Physical Fitness Test in Amuru Amuru Town Council

The deceased Morris Odoch was participating in the vigorous preliminary drills as a prerequisite for recruitment into Uganda Police Force.
20:22
20:22

Floods Destroy Hundreds of Pit Latrines in Elegu Town Council 3

Kasim Kasule, the local council chairperson for Elegu told URN on Sunday evening that more than one hundred pit latrines have been razed to ground due to the flooding, he added that over ten public toilets in the area have also been filled with water.
11:03
11:03

Rising Water Levels Block Candidates From Re-Opened Schools in Amuru. Heavy rains 1

Rose Ataro, a Primary Teachers Association member from Mutema Primary school says the water problem has persisted since 2011 including last year, when it killed one candidate who slipped and fell in Omer river while returning home from school.
10:45
10:45

Elegu Town Flooded; People Flee to High Grounds; All Business Stops Elegu Town Council 1

Michael Lakony, the Amuru District Chairperson says that the district is incapacitated to respond to the crisis.
16:16
16:16

Amuru Residents Struggle to Access Health Services Atoro Locals

The most affected area is Atoro where more than 300 residents are forced to travel for at least 92-kilo meters to Otwee health centre III or sail across River Nile and travel at least 15km to access Wadilai health center III in Nebbi district.
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