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11:36
11:36

Leaders Hail UPDF for Crackdown on South Sudan Gunmen 1 4

Over the past years, residents along the disputed border areas of Uganda-South Sudan have grappled with invasions by armed assailants from South Sudan into Uganda, especially in Oraba Town Council in Koboko District and Kerwa, Kochi, Midigo Sub-Counties in Yumbe District.
12:43
12:43

Half of the Population in Yumbe Lacks Access to Safe Water 3 1

Bernard Magara, the District Water Officer, highlights the disproportionate impact on women and children, who bear the brunt of inadequate access to safe water.
17:48
17:48

Crisis In Yumbe Schools, Transfered Teachers Refuse to Relocate 1 3 Top story

Most schools are in a crisis because most of the newly transferred teachers have not moved to their new duty stations. Its a month since Yumbe District authorities effected the transfers.
11:28
11:28

Teachers in Yumbe District Protest Transfers 3

Early this month, the Yumbe District Education Department announced the transfer of about 300 teachers targeting teachers who have overstayed at their old workstations for more than five years.
12:54
12:54

Floods Displace Over 120 Refugee Households in Yumbe 3

Displaced households have sought refuge with relatives in nearby zones within the settlements or at a local church. The floods, caused by the overflow of Murongo stream in Okubani village, Ariwa sub-county, have damaged numerous pit-latrines and household properties.
23:25
23:25

Yumbe School In Crisis Over Lack Of Sanitary Facilities 1 1

The school which is located along the Yumbe-Koboko border currently operates without a pit latrine after the only 5-stanch pit latrine is out of use due to its dilapidated structure. The schools equally lack bathing shelters and change rooms for girls since due to shortage of classrooms.
10:34
10:34

Balaalo Secretly Settle Along Uganda-South Sudan Amidst Eviction Fears 2

According to the local leaders in Yumbe and Moyo districts, the herdsmen are settled along the disputed Uganda-South Sudan border areas of Kochi Sub County in Yumbe district and Lefori Sub County in Moyo district.
09:13
09:13

UNCDF, EU Commission Infrastructure to Spur Economic Development in West Nile Region European Union 6 3

Caroline Adriaensen, the Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation in Uganda, revealed that the 150 million euros invested in these projects came from the European Union and received co-funding from local government entities.
09:38
09:38

Panic as South Sudan Authorities Claim 20 Villages in Yumbe 3

James Gale, the LC 3 vice chairperson for Kerwa sub-county explains that over the past few months, South Sudanese authorities have been forcibly allocating land to their people in the affected villages, which are deep inside Uganda.
12:02
12:02

Teacher Jailed 8 Years for Defiling I6-Year-Old Pupil 1

Prosecution also told the court that Atiku confined the girl for about four days at his residence by means of deception for the purpose of sexual exploitation.
13:50
13:50

South Sudan Refugees Secretly Settle Along Disputed Border 1 3

Dinah Sadia, the Refugee Welfare Council (RWC I) chairperson for Zone two in Bidibidi refugee settlement told Uganda Radio Network that over ten refugees from her zone alone have since moved to settle along the disputed border area in search of farming land over the past three weeks. She blamed the exodus on the food cut and prioritization strategy announced by WFP recently.
08:25
08:25

1,400 Girls Impregnated in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement Every Year Teenage pregnancies 1 Top story

Records at IRC indicate that over 4,000 girls under 18 years reported their first Antenatal Care (ANC) visit at various health facilities in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement between January 2020 and September 2022. Nearly 2,000 teenage deliveries were reported at the various health facilities at the Bidi Bidi Refugee settlement during the same period.
09:56
09:56

Refugee Hosting Districts Push for Equal Interventions UNHCR 1 3

The Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF), states that 70% of the beneficiaries of humanitarian interventions should be refugees while 30% should go towards supporting host communities and local governments.
23:08
23:08

Six Die in Yumbe Accident 1 Top story

One of the residents Rasul Buga says the issue started when the driver and the local officials developed misunderstand shortly after the vehicle was intercepted. He said that the over speeding Fuso failed to negotiate a sharp corner before it veered off the road.
16:28
16:28

Yumbe Councilors Want CAO Transferred Over Absenteeism 4 1

They accuse Asaba of continuously absconding from duty and failing to oversee the implementation of district projects.
12:58
12:58

Uganda, South Sudan Commit to Stop Fuel Smuggling 3 1

According to the URA recovery report on smuggled goods published last year, the authority loses between 500 million to 1 Billion Shillings a month to smuggling across the West Nile region.
07:20
07:20

Hunger Triggers Malnutrition In Children At Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement 5 1

Dr. Felix Ejesu, the Deputy Health Manager International Rescue Committee (IRC) at Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement, says that already 482 malnutrition cases have been recorded among children below 5 years this quarter alone.
10:18
10:18

Yumbe Regional Referral Hospital Grappling With Staff Shortage 1 2

Siraj Juma Adisha, the LC 1 chairperson of Enviveya cell in Kuru Town council says that access to quality service at the facility is a big challenge owing to staffing challenges.
16:39
16:39

Seed School Builders Strike Over Pay 1 3

On Monday, angry laborers locked the girl’s dormitory and the administration block protesting underpaid arrears. Justine Okumu, one of the workers told URN that their children have been suspended from school due to accumulated school dues.
11:20
11:20

South Sudanese Refugees Want Peace Before Elections 3

Robert Yokwe, one of the refugees in Bidibidi settlement, says that the peace partners should not allow South Sudan to slip back into the conflict under their watch.
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