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11:11
11:11

Acholi Muslim Districts Lose 2,800 Acres of Land to Encroachers Amuru District 3 1

Sheik Khelil says that their institutional land was abandoned by the Muslims when Amin's government was toppled, and many of them went into exile for fear of political persecution by the UPC government led by Apollo Milton Obote.
17:29
17:29

Four Passengers Severely Injured in Amuru Road Accident Amuru District 1

The accident occurred around Bibiya Trading Centre, along the Uganda-Nimule road about 11-kilometres from Elegu. The speeding bus that was being driven by one Douglas Ssentongo rammed into the Tipper lorry bearing a faded South Sudan number plate SSD-9S that was parked by the road.
13:01
13:01

Pabbo Town Council Residents Protest Unfairness in Compensation over Road Works modern market 1 3

Pabbo Town Council approved plans to construct the road in the area in 2011. The authorities say anyone who bought land in the area without the involvement and approval of the authorities after the plan was approved risks not being compensated.
09:56
09:56

UNRA Begins Patching Potholes on Gulu–Nimule Road After Media Exposure Elegu Town Council 1

Allan Ssempebwa, the UNRA Media Relations Manager, says that the exponential increase of heavy traffic transporting cargo to South Sudan has strained some sections of the road than earlier on anticipated.
15:04
15:04

Amuru RDC Orders Compulsory COVID-19 Vaccination for Frontline Workers Amuru District 1 2

In March, the district health department was the first to receive 3,000 dozes of the AstraZenica vaccine from the Ministry of Health targeting 486 registered health workers but only 10 of them have been vaccinated since then.
15:42
15:42

Gov’t Extends Piped Water Supply to Elegu Township Elegu Town Council 1 3

Justus Tugume, who operates cross border business through Elegu lauded the government for extending water for the people at the cross border town because, for years, residents have been struggling to access clean water for domestic use.
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.
15:56
15:56

Amuru Blocks Establishment of Private COVID-19 Testing Laboratory in Elegu Amuru District

Michael Lakony, the Amuru District LC 5 Chairperson disclosed that while undertaking their routine supervisory work in Elegu, they landed on posters and flyers of the organization advertising their activities at the border.
12:45
12:45

Security Hunts Down Criminal Gangs in Amuru District Abut Squad 1 2

The criminals six of whom have already been arrested have been waylaying and raping women. They also have robbed trailers en-route to South Sudan, burnt huts of residents and killed one person in January.
16:04
16:04

NRM Sweeps Local Council Elections in Acholi Amuru District 1

It is the first time NRM has made a significant footmark in Acholi sub-region since 1996.
09:46
09:46

People Living with HIV Face Starvation in Amuru Amuru District 3 1

Evelyn Aber, their Chairperson says that many of the patients have become very vulnerable, a regrettable situation partly attributed to the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown measures.
06:37
06:37

Eviction of Pastoralists in Amuru District Hangs in Balance 2

A senior police officer who preferred anonymity explained that 28 of the 34 personnel deployed for the operation have deserted the mission. They cited lack of protective gears like gumboots; rain courts and tents.
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.
20:04
20:04

Amuriat Promises to Fix Impassible Feeder Roads in Acholi LRA 4 1

According to Amuriat, for past 10 days of the campaign trail, his entourage has suffered and severally gotten stuck in the mud due to the appalling state of roads in the countryside due to poor maintenance by the ruling National Resistance Movement government compounded by heavy rains.
19:55
19:55

Police Blocks Presidential Candidate Amuriat’s Rally in Pabbo Town Council Kitgum Municipality 2 1

Tensions ensured after Amuriat’s entourage led by Michael Lakony, the Amuru District LC 5 Chairperson stormed the Town Council to address enthusiastic supporters but police swung into action and blocked them.
07:22
07:22

President Directs Security to Hold Pastoralists Liable for Lakang Destruction Amuru District 2 1

This follows a protracted outcry by residents from the six villages of Lakang, Bana, Lujoro, Omee, Lwak Obito and Pailyech in Amuru Sub County, of continued disturbances by livestock herded by the pastoralists in the area.
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.
08:55
08:55

Floods Contaminate Water Sources in Elegu Amuru District 3 1

David Otto, a resident of Lorikor East Ward explains that several water wells excavated around the Town Council to provide clean water for domestic use have all visibly been contaminated which has affected water supply.
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
11:50
11:50

Amuru Residents Construct 5 Kilometer Community Road Elegu Town Council, 2 1

400 casual workers were employed to undertake construction works. They carry out bush clearing, paving water runways and levelling among others.
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