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11:47
11:47

Water Scarcity Hits 6,000 People in Amuru District Elegu Town Council 3 1

Grace Achan, the area water committee of Amuru Trading Center says that over 800 households in the area now depending on a single borehole.
18:42
18:42

Tumukunde Promises Change to Voters in Amuru, Adjumani NRM 2 1

Tumukunde said that he is the only Presidential Candidate who is well versed with the incumbent President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and has the abilities to oust him from power.
17:53
17:53

LCs Arrested With Stolen Solar Panels The World Bank 2

According to Oceng, upon a search, they found 6 solar panels in the house of Onung, an LCIII councilor, 3 panels in the house of Okot, chairperson of business community and 1 panel in the house of Loum, the LCI chairperson.
10:06
10:06

Most Water Drunk in Lamogi Restaurants Contains Human Waste - Amuru RDC AMREF Health Africa 2 1

The study conducted by the Sub County Health Team between 1st to 5th of October covering the whole of Lamogi Sub County found out that 80% of the households, 90% of hotels and restaurants were using contaminated water while 100% of the open wells were contaminated by fecal bacteria. The study also revealed that, the latrine coverage in the Sub County had reduced from 80% in the past five years to 62% as of latest study.
09:03
09:03

Four Pastoralists Arrested after Cattle Destroy Food Crops in Amuru District 1

The arrest follows a presidential directive that the cattle owners whose animals have destroyed crops should compensate the victims of the destruction.
12:06
12:06

Army Disbands Check Point in Apaa 3 1

Brigadier Bonny Bamwiseki, the Gulu 4th Division Commander said there was no need for a checkpoint and security detach. He says the checkpoint was instead breeding insecurity and affecting the peaceful co-existence of the locals in the area.
08:13
08:13

12 Evicted for Defying Community Resolution On Dubious Land Deal Cuanza Limited 2

According to Oloya, one of those evicted was openly, saying that they would proceed to open bank accounts for the landowners at Equity bank Gulu branch to allow Cuanza Limited, which is interested in acquiring the land to process payment.
12:09
12:09

RDC Orders Arrest UWA Commander Over Shooting of Truck Driver in Apaa Contested Apaa 2

According to eyewitnesses, Opio was shot dead while fleeing from his truck registration number UAU 932G whose front tyres had been deflated by the rangers.
07:37
07:37

UWA Rangers Shoot Truck Driver Dead, Injure Two Others People in Apaa Contested Apaa 2 4

Mauriam Abwola, the Apaa Village LC I Chairperson, says the shooting followed a scuffle between the driver only identified as Opio, UWA and UPDF soldiers who had ordered him to offload some of the charcoal from his truck registration number UAU 932G.
14:21
14:21

Unknown People Demolish 5 Houses of People Opposed to Dubious Land Deal Land dispute 1 1

Christopher Anywar says they woke up to the yelling of members of the affected houses on Tuesday morning. Anywar, who is part of those opposed to the land deal, says they are now living in fear of being attacked by the unidentified people.
14:37
14:37

Amuru Residents Blame Teenage Pregnancies on Domestic Violence 2 1

Statistics from the Human Rights Focus indicate that 4,062 young girls were impregnated in Acholi Sub Region since the Covid-19 lockdown in March up to mid-August 2020.
08:01
08:01

3 Year –Old Boy Dies in Elegu Floods Elegu Town Council 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says following the flooding Gimono went to check on his son and found the entire house submerged by water.
15:15
15:15

18 Houses Demolished in Revenge Attack in Amuru District Murder 1

Okot Oruk, the Labala Parish LC II Chairperson, says following Oyet’s death, a group of youth from Pachedo clan deceased to invade members of Palwong Pa Boro clan where Abito hails from and torched 18 houses, looted 151 sacks of rice, 32 sacks of beans and millet and an unspecified number of animals.
13:48
13:48

Elegu Flood: Over 1,000 Residents Sleep in URA Warehouse Elegu Town Council 1

On Sunday night the residents, consisting of children, women, male and elderly persons deserted their homes and camped at the URA offices for fear of being washed away by the fast flowing floods. This brings the total numbers of deaths in relation to the flood to nine in just three months this year.
07:26
07:26

Police Constable Recuit Dies During Physical Fitness Test in Amuru Amuru Town Council

The deceased Morris Odoch was participating in the vigorous preliminary drills as a prerequisite for recruitment into Uganda Police Force.
20:22
20:22

Floods Destroy Hundreds of Pit Latrines in Elegu Town Council 3

Kasim Kasule, the local council chairperson for Elegu told URN on Sunday evening that more than one hundred pit latrines have been razed to ground due to the flooding, he added that over ten public toilets in the area have also been filled with water.
11:03
11:03

Rising Water Levels Block Candidates From Re-Opened Schools in Amuru. Heavy rains 1

Rose Ataro, a Primary Teachers Association member from Mutema Primary school says the water problem has persisted since 2011 including last year, when it killed one candidate who slipped and fell in Omer river while returning home from school.
10:45
10:45

Elegu Town Flooded; People Flee to High Grounds; All Business Stops Elegu Town Council 1

Michael Lakony, the Amuru District Chairperson says that the district is incapacitated to respond to the crisis.
09:44
09:44

Attiak Technical School to Get New Dormitory Block 1

Okot explained that the school has been battling with dwindling number of students due to lack of accommodation at the school since majority of the students come from the various districts of Acholi including Gulu, Omoro, Lamwo, Kitgum, Pader, Nwoya and parts of South Sudan which are far from Attiak and require them to get accommodation outside the school.
16:16
16:16

Amuru Residents Struggle to Access Health Services Atoro Locals

The most affected area is Atoro where more than 300 residents are forced to travel for at least 92-kilo meters to Otwee health centre III or sail across River Nile and travel at least 15km to access Wadilai health center III in Nebbi district.
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