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11:22
11:22

Over 200 children married off in Adjumani. Unsafe abortion 1 2

According to Odipio, of the 226 child marriages recorded, only one suspect was arrested and released under unclear circumstances by the Police in Itirikwa Sub County.
08:05
08:05

Three Arrested for Raping 40-Year-Old Woman in Adjumani

Alex Vuga Chandiga, the LC I Chairperson of Rassia East village identifies the suspects as William Anyanzo Itraru, Godfrey Alumai commonly known as Gogoo and another only identified as Oliki.
12:23
12:23

Recurrent Violent Conflicts Delay Reopening of Apaa Health Centre II 4 1

Anthony Akol, the Kilak North Member of Parliament in Amuru district where the area is located, told URN on Friday that seven pregnant mothers and their unborn babies have lost their lives since last year due to inaccessibility of health services in the area.
07:07
07:07

48 Arrested for Terrorizing Apaa Township Residents Apaa land conflict 1 2

The fourth division army spokesperson, Lt. Kato Ahmad Hassan says that suspects were arrested from Aliwara Village in Itirikwa Sub County Adjumani district as they tried to chase people from their land in Zoka Village in Zoka Parish, Itirikwa Sb County.
12:51
12:51

Residents Want Security Beefed Up in Apaa Township 4 1

Rose Lanyero, the Apaa Township Women Leader has said that the community are living in fear and need security boosted. She notes that the manpower on ground is thin since the area is vast.
07:53
07:53

Security Arrest 23 for Establishing Illegal Settlements in East Madi Wildlife Reserve Juka Police Post 3 3 Top story

Godfrey Opwonya Benson, the Apaa Township Defense Secretary told URN on Sunday that the operation followed a tipoff from the community about the strange activities taking place in the reserve.
09:48
09:48

Journalist Accuses Police of Assault 1 1

Scovin Iceta, who reports for NTV and the Daily Monitor told URN on Friday that police officers in Adjumani roughed him up on Thursday evening after spotting him taking pictures of a pregnant mother carrying boiled maize running away to evade arrest.
10:42
10:42

Conservationists Want Apaa Market Closed for Illegally Operating in Protected Areas Friends of Zoka 4 2

Both NFA and UWA say that the market is located in the protected areas of Zoka Central Forest Reserve and the East Madi Wildlife Reserve and argue that it is threatening the two natural resources.
12:03
12:03

Encroachment, Logging Threatens Zoka Central Forest Reserve Friends of Zoka 1 3

Jesus Iringa, the Itirikwa Sub County Chairperson says that they have tried to drive the encroachers and illegal dealers away from the forest but they are resistant and seem to be having backup of top government officials.
15:01
15:01

Illegal Charcoal Business, Logging Rampant in East Madi Wildlife Reserve 2 4

They are using power saws to indiscriminately and have extensively cut trees down from the stems regardless of their sizes or being among the endangered species which include Shea nuts, Afzelia Africana, Mvule and mahogany.
17:46
17:46

Panic as Unknown Arsonists Torch Seven Huts in Apaa Township Apaa land conflict 1

Vincent Okiya, who lost three huts to the suspected arsonists, told URN on Friday evening that he is living in fear for the lives of his family due to the attack.
16:51
16:51

COVID-19 Restrictions Trigger Tension in Apaa Township Apaa land conflict 1

Anthony Ocaya, the Apaa Township LC II Chairperson told URN that a scuffle ensued after security rejected the demands by traders prompting residents to pelt them with stones claiming that they were segregating between the Acholis and Madi.
08:01
08:01

Apaa Conflict Reconciliatory Meeting Called Off Apaa land conflict. 1

Religious, cultural and political leaders from Adjumani and Amuru districts were expected to attend the meeting in a bid to restore constant peace among the two sects.
14:40
14:40

Adjumani NFA Staff in Trouble for Alleged Illegal Sale of Impounded Timber Adjumani district 2 1

Speaking to URN in an interview, Atine said that he had learnt with shock that Ojambo had illegally disposed of the timber prompting him to file a formal complaint with Adjumani Resident State Attorney.
12:43
12:43

Pictorial: Police Raids Charcoal Dealers Camp, Arrest 21 Suspects 16 Top story

The suspects were picked up in an operation led by Xavier Sekanabo, the Commander of the Environmental Police Protection Unit on Saturday evening. The officers braved the rain and stormed the camp in Apaa Junction in Adjumani leading to the arrest of the suspects.
17:04
17:04

Refugees Ask Gov'to Scale Up Kitchen Gardening to Alleviate Hunger refugee settlements 4 1

Adao Chol, a resident of Ayil II settlement camp in Ajumani says the refugee community in the country have very limited land allocated to them, measuring 25x30 or 30x30 meters which they can't use for large-scale agriculture. She observes that once they are trained on management of kitchen gardens, it will ensure food security.
15:33
15:33

Dust Storms Along Attiak-Laropi Road Worry Users 1 2

Moses Onencan, a boda boda cyclist who traverses the road on a daily basis told URN that apart from health hazards, the dust has equally caused several minor and serious road accidents among the road users.
08:42
08:42

Grenade Explosion Kills Six, Critically Injures Five Others in Adjumani 2

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Regional police spokesperson, says the minors picked up the explosive from a bush near the settlement around 2 pm and tried to cut it using a machete triggering it to explode.
10:15
10:15

Refugee Children Miss Out on Home Based Learning in Adjumani Adjumani District 3 1 Top story

According to Arual, they were advised to buy radio sets for the children to follow lessons broadcast on the radio at the time families could hardly get food on the table.
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