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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.
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.
09:38
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.
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.
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.
13:52
13:52

Murder Suspect Commits Suicide in Yumbe Police Cell 1

Isaac Andabati was charged with attempted murder. However, as investigations continued on Thursday, he was reportedly kept alone in the cells and police were shocked to find his body hanging on the roof of the cells using his clothes at dusk on Friday.
14:45
14:45

Yumbe Police Officer Committed to High Court Over Aggravated Defilement 2 1

Bernard Moro, the victim's father, claimed that the Police with support from the suspect's colleagues, pledged to pay him four cows and 2million Shillings to settle the matter but he rejected it all.
15:55
15:55

Gen. Ali Bamuze Family Cries Out to Museveni for Help 2 2

During the funeral, President Museveni made several pledges to the family. Bamuze’s son Ali Abdu Adaku Bamuze, says that six years down the road after the death of their father, the president is yet to fulfil the pledges he made at the burial of their late father, Bamuze on October 7th 2015 in Yumbe.
16:46
16:46

Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement Hit by COVID-19 Wave COVID19 pandemic 3 2

Solomon Osakan, the Refugee Desk Officer for West Nile told URN that 13 refugees tested positive for the deadly disease in two lots that arrived mid last week and are currently in an isolation uni. He adds that they have resolved to close all the porous border points as a measure to curb a surge in COVID-19 cases.
12:07
12:07

Yumbe District Leaders Speak Out on Interdiction of RDC 1 1

Andama was interdicted by the office of the President on July 2nd in a letter signed by Yunus Kakande, Secretary office of the President on five accounts including corruption and disclosure of classified information.
12:59
12:59

Yumbe RDC Interdicted Over Corruption, Disclosure of Information 2

“In accordance with section F-5 paragraph 8 of the Public Service standing orders 2010, I’m interdicting and forwarding you to the Rewards and Sanctions Committee of Office of the President. You are barred from exercising duties and functions of RDC Yumbe with immediate effect,” reads the letter in part.
11:32
11:32

S. Sudan Pledges to Stop Illegal Entry of Forces into Yumbe updf soldiers 2 3 Top story

Another resident of Fitina Mbaya who only identified himself as Swaleh, said in July 2019, some SPLA soldiers stormed his shop and picked 3 mobile phones, 2 solar panels, a box of soap, silver fish and seven goats from his home.
21:39
21:39

Sheer Nut Tree Kills Four in Yumbe, Injures Six Others Critically

The deceased include Annet Odrajoru and her two children Luke Odama and another whose identity wasn’t readily established.
09:14
09:14

Bidibidi Riots: Errant WFP Officials Face Dismissal, Deportation 2 3 Top story

Mark Kelly, WFP security advisor for Eastern and Central Africa, blamed the refugees for acting contrary to the laws and guidelines for refugees and more so attacking and beating WFP staff. He noted that the WFP will not tolerate any unruly behavior by the refugees
17:59
17:59

Yumbe District To Install Lightning Arresters at Mingoyo primary school deceased 1

Taban Yasin, the Yumbe LC V Chairperson, says the district has mobilised some funds to support the funeral of the deceased learners. He also says he will present a report before council to allocate funds for installing lightning arresters at Mingoyo primary school, other institutions and public places in the district.
14:06
14:06

OPM to Relocate Refugees from Swampy Areas refugees in uganda 1

The most affected place is Ariwa settlement, part of Bidibidi refugee settlement camp in Yumbe district, where they were taken during the dry season in November and December. However, with the onset of the rainy season, the camp presents another emergency situation for the refugee community.
15:39
15:39

Bidibidi Refugee Camp Overshoots Capacity As OPM Negotiates For Other Sites 2 2

At the time of inception, Bidibidi Refugee Camp in Yumbe district was planned to accommodate 150,000 refugees. The number has, however, since doubled to more than 260,000 refugees, with more still arriving daily. This, according to officials from both the Office of Prime Minister OPM and other humanitarian agencies, has stressed the available resources planed for the refugees.
11:41
11:41

Over 100 Child Refugees Stuck at Bidibidi Camp yumbe district 2 3 Top story

The children form part of the thousands of people who fled South Sudan in the wake of renewed fighting between forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and his former First Vice President Riek Machar. All arrivals have reported that armed groups are attacking villages, killing civilians, sexually assaulting women and girls and forcibly recruiting young men and boys in to their ranks.
09:26
09:26

Abducted Youths Identified

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Regional Police Spokesperson, says much as they have not registered any new abduction, they are engaging the community to remain vigilant. She says they have also placed crime preventers in the region on high alert during the day and night until the matter is put to rest.
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