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16:05
16:05

Missing Man Found Dead a Week After Deadly Clashes in Apaa

According to Taban, the deceased was kidnapped by unknown men during last week's attack and suspects that he was tortured to death. This now brings to two, the number of people killed during the January 19, 2022 clashes between the Acholi and Madi.
06:52
06:52

Two Arrested Over Deadly Clashes in Disputed Apaa Area 1 Top story

The suspects, a 50-year-old woman and a 53-year-old man whose names have been withheld for security reasons were arrested on Sunday afternoon from their homes in Mungula Parish. They were picked up in a joint operation conducted by the Police and the Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF soldiers.
16:46
16:46

Police, Army Foil Revenge Attacks in Apaa Township Disputed Apaa Land 1

The Adjumani Resident District Commissioner Peter Taban Data says that security personnel comprising of the army and police repulsed the armed men. He acknowledges that the suspects are from the Madi community seeking revenge over Wednesday’s attacks against their colleagues.
12:25
12:25

Clashes Leave One Dead, Two Injured on Disputed Apaa Land 1 1

Peter Data Taban, Adjumani Resident District Commissioner alleges the attack was orchestrated by about ten men of Acholi origin who are suspected to have crossed from Apaa Trading center.
07:18
07:18

Three Arrested for Defrauding Over UGX 90m from Locals in Amuru 2 2

The suspects, all employees of Kony Paco Foundation, a village saving group in Parabongo Parish in Lamogi Sub-county were arrested following complaints from their clients. The suspects have been identified as Vincent Kica, the Director of the group, Charles Odonga Kitara, the Assistant Director, and Geoffrey Acellam, the Group’s Loan Officer.
21:04
21:04

UPDF Soldier in Hiding After Hiring Gun to Poacher in Amuru hippopotamus 2 1

Arop hired out his gun, an AK47 assault rifle at an undisclosed fee to Tofa Abola on December 24 for poaching.
13:17
13:17

Fire Ravages Sugarcane Plantation in Atiak Sugar Factory Amuru District 1 3

The fire believed to have been set by unknown people was first reported to the local authorities on Friday 10th. It escalated until Sunday evening when the Police Fire and Rescue Service team rushed to help put it out.
10:46
10:46

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

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.
09:25
09:25

Acholi MPs Want Gen. Moses Ali Probed for Fuelling Violence in Apaa Kilak North County 6 2

The land in question was gazetted as East Madi Game Reserve under Zoka Forest in 2012 by the Adjumani District Council, a decision that sparked a border dispute between Adjumani district in West Nile and Amuru district in Acholi, as communities in Amuru argued that the land, which was declared a wildlife reserve is their ancestral land.
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.
07:04
07:04

Two Catechists Arrested For Defying COVID-19 Directives on Congregational Prayers 1

Amuru Resident District Commissioner, Geoffrey Oceng Osborne, says they picked up the duo after receiving intelligence that they presiding over congregational prayers in violation of the closure of places of worship.
06:31
06:31

Three Arrested for Attacking Amuru RDC Amuru District 1 1

They allegedly waylaid Geoffrey Osborn Oceng at 10 pm on Sunday from Okwera –weki Trading Centre in Amuru Sub –County while he was enforcing the presidential guidelines to curb the spread of COVID -19. They reportedly smashed the windscreen of Oceng’s vehicle with stones and fled.
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.
12:36
12:36

Infiltration of South Sudanese Militia Threatens Security in Amuru UPDF 1 1

Geoffrey Oceng Osborn, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner, says two weeks ago, armed South Sudanese shot dead a UPDF officer only identified as Lance Corporal Oketch in a gun fire exchange after they illegally entered Uganda.
11:26
11:26

South Sudan Hands Over Bodies of Ugandan Drivers revenge attacks 4 1

On Wednesday, a delegation from the Ugandan side led by the Mayor Koboko Municipality Wilson Sanya and the Regional Police Commander Aswa Steven Kaija received the bodies at Elegu Border point in Amuru District at 6:30 pm.
12:30
12:30

Eight Charged for Procuring Defilement in Amuru 1 1 Top story

According to information obtained by URN, Ojok and his relatives paid dowry and an unspecified amount of money to the teenager’s family in exchange for her hand in marriage. The family of the girl reportedly accepted the request on Friday evening and handed over the girl to Ojok for marriage in accordance with the Acholi culture.
15:56
15:56

72 Stolen Cattle Recovered from Armed South Sudanese Cattle rustling 2

According to Akule, the rustles were struggling to cross Unyama river into South Sudan by the time they intercepted and chased them away. He notes that none of the rustlers was arrested in the operation that ended by 7:00AM on Monday morning.
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.
14:41
14:41

Five in Trouble for Demonstrating Against Operations of Road Construction Firm Inciting violence 1 2

The suspects are residents of Pakiri hill in Lamogi Sub County, where the Chinese farm operates a stone quarry. They were demonstrating against the activities of the firm at the stone quarry at Pakiri hill, which they say has caused extensive damage to their houses.
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.
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