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09:52
09:52

Purported Opposition Defectors Fail to Prove Membership to Old Parties Elegu Town Council 2 Top story

All was well until Olaka tasked the purported defectors to hand over membership cards from their former political parties and attires to prove they were indeed defectors. However, none of the purported defectors had a membership card of the opposition parties they were claiming to be leaving.
11:36
11:36

Amputated Teargas Victim Demands UGX 300M Compensation Elegu Town Council 2 2 Top story

Zabedu, who was conducting her hotel business that fateful day, was rushed to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital where doctors decided to amputate her leg on Monday this week to extensive damage.
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.
17:20
17:20

Gov’t Delivers 17 Tonnes of Food Aid to Flood Victims in Elegu Elegu Town Council 3 1

The food items include 100 bags maize flour that contain 100 kilogrammes of each and 75 bags of beans 100 kilogrammes each.
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.
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.
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.
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.
13:10
13:10

Elegu Town Floods Kill 8 People in 3 Months Elegu Town Council 1 1

Six people died between August and September, one died in October and now another has died in November, while 700 people have been displaced
12:29
12:29

Teenager's Body Recovered After Drowning in River Unyama Aswa River Region

The deceased was identified as James Tako. Preliminary police investigations reveal that Tako drowned when he and his peers had gone to swim on the turbulent river, a tributary of Aswa River that joins River Nile.
07:27
07:27

Acholi in the Diaspora Fundraise to Support COVID-19 Affected Families Elegu Town Council 1 2

Lucy Akella, the Chairperson of Diaspora Acholi in Uganda says they are targeting to comfort extremely vulnerable families who are enduring the negative impacts of pro-longed COVID-19 lockdown measures.
15:00
15:00

Floods Displace 4,000 in Elegu Town Council flash floods 5 3

Kasim Akule, the LC I Chairperson of Lorikwo West Cell of Elegu explains that the floods destroyed homes, shops, restaurants and the only market and public toilet facilities following days of a heavy downpour.
13:36
13:36

Gulu Task Force Resorts to Home Quarantine for Covid-19 Suspected Cases Pece Prison 3 1

Already 828 suspected contacts have been placed under home quarantine as opposed to being in the designated institutional isolation centre at Gulu School of Health Sciences located in East Division of Gulu City.
12:06
12:06

Health Workers Decry Hostility by COVID-19 Patients in Gulu Elegu Town Council 1 1

There are over 35 health staff deployed at treatment unit and institutional quarantine centre at Gulu College of Health Sciences. The health workers say some patients have been dodging or skipping COVID-19 treatment schedules while others some escape from the center before clinical decisions are made to discharge them.
13:02
13:02

Over 60,000 People Miss Out on Gov’t Face Masks in Amuru Amuru district. 2 1

Amuru is listed as one of the COVID-19 hotspots in the country due to its proximity to the Uganda – South Sudan border. Up to 125 positive cases of COVID-19 have been intercepted in Elegu Town Council in Amuru district since March 2020.
06:30
06:30

Amuru Leaders Demand Mandatory COVID-19 Tests Elegu Town Council 2

According to Atiak Sub County Chairperson Wilfred Odiya Baguma, the area has been highly infiltrated by people from mainly South Sudan, which currently has nearly 1,900 cases of Coronavirus Disease.
08:00
08:00

Gov’t Flags Off Distribution of Free Face Masks in Amuru Ministry of Heath 5 1

Records by the District Health Department indicate that there have been 33 confirmed community cases of COVID-19 in Amuru. The district has also intercepted up to 233 long-distance cargo truck drivers who were mainly from Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda on transit to South Sudan through Elegu border post.
18:37
18:37

Fire Threat, Looming Flash Floods Worry Elegu Leaders River Aswa 3 1

Elegu border is responsible for between 80-90 per cent goods and services that enter South Sudan though Nimule. According to the Trade Ministry, from 2016 up to 2018, the border post has been responsible for over USD 1.2 billion in revenue to Uganda. But this time around, it has seen lengthy queues, holding trucks stationed for days as drivers undergo COVID-19 testing.
19:20
19:20

Sex Workers Turn Cargo Trucks into Lodges in Elegu cargo drivers 3 1

One commercial sex worker told URN that some of the truck drivers have families in Elegu and because of the restriction imposed on them, they are only able to meet their sexual partners in trucks at night.
12:35
12:35

Eight Contacts of COVID-19 Positive Truck Driver Quarantined at Paboo SS Elegu Town Council 2 1

Michael Lakony, the Amuru LCV Chairperson told URN that the eight contacts have been added to six other suspected patients who were repatriated on April 17th from South Sudan to undergo the 14 days’ mandatory institutional quarantine at the school.
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