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09:38
09:38

Abim Voters Welcome Decision to Eject Capt. Omara from District Chair Court Of Appeal 1 1

The Court of Appeal in Kampala on Tuesday ruled that Omara was erroneously elected into office because he was still a serving Officer in the Uganda People's Defence Forces. The court also ordered that John De West Ariko who contested against Omara as an Independent candidate should assume the office with immediate effect. According to the locals, they are satisfied with the court decision because the case had dragged on for so long and yet their interest was to see social services being delivered to the people.
11:13
11:13

UGX 1.8Bn Newly Rehabilitated Road Commissioned in Awach The European Union 5 2

During the commissioning of the Abuk-Awach district road, the Minister of State for Northern Uganda, Grace Freedom Kwiyucwiny, representing the Minister of Local Government, emphasized the importance of the community taking ownership of and protecting government facilities like roads.
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13:36

Farmers in Abim Abandon Gardens Over Insecurity Cry out for help 4 1

According to farmers, despite the military deployment in the district, the Karamojong cattle rustlers have continued terrorizing them from their gardens.
10:43
10:43

Abim Leaders Irked by Rising Insecurity 5 1

In the past two months alone, at least 28 civilians have been shot by the warriors, and an unspecified number of livestock has been raided. Emmanuel Owena, the LC3 chairperson for Alerek Sub County in Abim district told URN that they are worried about an increase in the attacks by suspected Karimojong warriors using bow and arrows.
11:03
11:03

No Furniture for Primary Schools in Abim call for help 1 3

The issue of inadequate furniture poses a major challenge in schools where learners are forced to sit on bare floor while others on the mats, meal sacks and blocks during lessons. Gideon Omara, the head teacher of Orwamuge primary school told Uganda Radio Network that the school is in dire need of furniture to make learning easy for the pupils.
08:22
08:22

Abim Abattoir Lies Idle 5 Years after Construction 1 2

Boniface Ojas, a resident of Kiru town council, says that he is wondering why the government spent a lot of money on the construction of the abattoir and left it idle for years without serving its purpose.
10:46
10:46

Rehabilitation of Community Road Excites Abim Residents 3 1

Awach sub-county residents say that following the rehabilitation of the road, they can now have access to basic services like markets, schools, and health facilities.
12:40
12:40

Chamkok Sub County Residents Upset by Lack of Social Services Abim district 1 1

Since its inception in 2018, the sub-county which had been claimed by both Kotido and Abim districts has had no single school, or health unit, with only a few water sources sometimes shared with animals.
10:04
10:04

Security Tightened as Karamoja Cultural Festival Resumes Abim district 1 1

Micheal Longole, the Mt. Moroto Regional Police spokesperson, says security measures have been tightened on all the routes leading to Abim district and its bordering districts following the unpredictable security in the region.
08:49
08:49

Another LC3 chairperson in Karamoja Escapes Gun Attack abim district 1

Micheal Longole, the Mt. Moroto regional police spokesperson told URN that Ochuu was attacked along with Robert Amenya, a boda boda rider by two Karamojong warriors armed with a gun.
14:56
14:56

Business Paralyzed in Abim as Residents Protest Insecurity abim district 2 3

Nelson Otim Olwit, a resident of Abim Town Council, says that while people were angered by the death of Ogolla and the continued raids in the district, another group worsened the situation when they attempted to steal cattle from the same home on Sunday night.
14:29
14:29

PISO Survives Arson 1 1

The incident which took place at Akwangagwel village in Abim district has left residents in a panic state, wondering why anyone would commit such erroneous act.
08:06
08:06

Abim Residents Petitions PACMECS Over Constant Power Outages 2 1

In their petition signed by 40 power consumers, the petitioners want all the damaged poles and broken cables fixed. They also want PACMECS to waive off the service fees for the three months they have not had power.
12:56
12:56

Residents Claim Ownership of Land Occupied by Prisons in Abim 2

Led by Rev. Caleb Omwony, the LCIII Chairperson of Abim Sub County, the families are claiming over 2,000 acres of land they allegedly lost when they were reportedly forced out of the area due to insecurity.
15:25
15:25

Abim District Leaders Want RDC to Vacate Doctor's House abim hospital 1

Since January this year, Juliet Najjuma has been staying at the house despite several calls by the local leaders to vacate and find accommodation outside the hospital.
17:13
17:13

Two Councillors Resign in Abim

Olum, who has served as a councillor since 2006 also served as the district Production and Marketing Secretary in the previous council.
18:03
18:03

Family Angry with Police over Lengthy Detention of Minor

The girl was arrested on 22 February for interrogation in connection to a testimony she made in Kiru Church of Uganda, where she reportedly said she has been serving evil spirits together a Member of Parliament and that they were responsible for some of the bad things including some undisclosed deaths that happened in Abim district, over time. The girl reportedly made her testimony on Sunday 21st in public during a deliverance prayer at Kiru Church of Uganda.
14:44
14:44

Fallen Abim Journalist Joyce Nakia Lauded for Bravery Awach Sub County 2 1

Dennis Omara Dbekas, the Abim Council Speakers says the district has lost a very strong, courageous and foresighted leader who devoted herself to exposing the rot in the district.
10:22
10:22

Man Remanded for Assaulting Woman over UGX 200 Debt

On Friday, Abim Magistrate Court presided over by Nicholas Aisu, the Grade One magistrate heard that the suspect identified as Charles Dickens Orebo, a resident of Ywee-Wii village in Angolebwal parish Morulem town council reportedly assaulted Eveline Abonyo of the same village over a 200 Shillings debt.
11:00
11:00

Abim Residents Live in Fear Following Increased Attacks by Suspected Warriors 1

According to Owilli, the deceased was seating in front of his house when he was shot dead. He says three people have been killed by suspected Matheniko and Jie cattle rustlers in his village since this year began. He says one of the residents was killed in his garden while another was shot with an arrow at a community borehole.
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