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13:28
13:28

Man Sets Car Ablaze in Amuru Protesting Alleged Police Discrimination Amuru District 1 2

Balidawa told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that his action was fueled by what he alleged as targeted discrimination by a police officer for his faith as a Muslim.
15:53
15:53

Patients Resort to Urine for Red Eyes Treatment at Elegu Border people 2

William Oyoo, a driver at Elegu Town Council notes that several drivers and other residents within the area have resorted to using urine drops in their eyes claiming it cures red eyes infection.
08:03
08:03

Lamogi Chiefdom Seek UGX5 Billion Compensation Over Ruined Heritage Site Northern Uganda 1 3

According to Onen, while the Lamogi cultural institution had believed it was for investment, they later realized the investor was targeting Guru Guru Hill where he had begun excavating rocks for personal gains.
08:29
08:29

Amuru DPC, DISO Shuffled Amid Controversies Over DVO's Death Dr. Samuel Ochora 1

Dr. Ochora was reportedly in the company of Amuru District Police Commander Joseph Nsabimana and Deputy District Internal Security Officer Julius Monday when he met his demise during the ill-fated late-night eviction exercise.
16:02
16:02

Amuru Heightens Screening at Uganda-S.Sudan Border Over Cholera Outbreak MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1

Lamot says there has been a high influx of asylum seekers from Sudan and South Sudan which has necessitated the need for heightened vigilance at the border point. According to him, they screen about 50 to 100 Sudanese asylum seekers daily escaping violence in parts of Sudan.
14:15
14:15

UPDF Soldier Shoots Dead Amuru Vet Officer Amuru District 2 1

Dr. Ochora was reportedly shot by a Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldier at about 10:20 P.m. Thursday at Kolo Police Post in Kololo Parish, Lakang Sub-County in Amuru District. He succumbed to the bullet injury at around 2 am according to security reports.
12:30
12:30

ICD Starts Outreaches in Build-up to Kwoyelo’s Defence Trial Thomas Kwoyelo 2 1

Caleb Alaka, Kwoyelo’s defence lawyer told the court that their client intends to present a total of 50 witnesses for his defence in court.
16:25
16:25

UPDF Soldier Killed In Disputed Apaa Land Apaa land conflict 1

Col Deo Akiiki the UPDF Deputy Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Saturday that the deceased soldier had been given a pass leave before joining his Madi community over the weekend.
08:32
08:32

Impassable Roads Affecting Eviction Of Errant Cattle Migrant Keepers In Amuru Lakang Sub County 2 1

The enforcement had managed to evict 510 cattle but only 203 of them were from the government land in Lakang Sub County which has 22 cattle farmers with over 2400 cattle.
16:35
16:35

How Hybrids Are Affecting Seed Sovereignty of Small-scale Farmers In Acholi 5 4 Top story

This farming season alone, Nantume has already spent 600,000 Shillings for 150 kg of Diammonium phosphate (DAP) fertilizer, 32,000 Shillings for buying two kilograms of DK maize seeds, and intends to purchase about eight liters of Weed Master each at 22,000 Shillings for killing the weed.
15:15
15:15

Over 2,000 Displaced as Flash Floods Hit Elegu Border Town Floods in Elegu 1 1 Top story

Stephen Odong Latek, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner told Uganda Radio Network Monday that a greater section of the Eastern part of Elegu Town Council was submerged by the floods. He says more than 2,000 people had been affected by the flash flood and relocated from the area to safer zones by Monday morning.
09:32
09:32

Atiak Sugar: Gains, Loses as Factory Turns to Mechanised Production Gulu 5 1

The plantation has witnessed a series of fire outbreaks in the past years, which has affected its production. The company is reported to have lost Shillings 3 billion, according to Police annual crime report of 2020 following 2019 regular fire incidences. The December 2021, fire is projected to have caused the factory a loss of 3,000 of the 7,900 acre sugar plantations.
07:51
07:51

Over 400 Arsenal Fans in Amuru Battling Stomach Complications After Celebratory Meal 1 2 Top story

Michael Odora, an Arsenal supporter and Chairperson of the business community in Lajalula Trading Centre who is also treating the condition says they suspect that the food which was cooked in the open could have been poisoned by a dirty-minded person.
08:01
08:01

Wildfire Burns Down 9 Structures in Elegu Elegu Town Council 1 Top story

Pasitora Kamugisha, a resident of the area, reported that the incident was promptly conveyed to the Elegu police. However, by the time authorities arrived, the structures were already consumed by the flames. Fortunately, no casualties were reported.
17:31
17:31

Construction of Aswa Bridge Linking Atiak Sugar Factory To Lamwo Stalls 1 2 Top story

According to Ongom, the delayed construction of the bridge is a major setback to the operations of the sugar factory now that the works are being transitioned from manual to mechanized operations.
14:34
14:34

Gov’t Starts Delivering Machines To Atiak Sugar Factory 3 1

Bunty Seeruttun, the Director of Agriculture at Horyal Investment Holding Company says 50 percent of the machines and equipment have already been delivered at the factory site.
13:43
13:43

Four Killed in Renewed Attack in Apaa Apaa Land Conflict 4 1

Charles Okoya, the Vice Chairperson of Apaa Sub-Parish in Apaa Township told Uganda Radio Network in an interview Friday that the assailants numbering about 100 men had camped in the area for one week.
07:41
07:41

Former Apaa Chairperson Arrested for Staging Illegal Roadblock Apaa Township 1 Top story

Joseph Onegiu, the Labala Parish Vice Chairperson revealed that the suspects had been operating illegal roadblocks for some time, extorting money from illegal dealers.
11:29
11:29

Herdsmen Occupy 10,000 Hectares of Lakang Sugar Factory Land, Gov`t Ranches 1

In 2017, the government surveyed the land and compensated the original landowners to pave the way for the proposed plantation of sugarcane and the establishment of a sugar factory by Madhavani Sugar Factory.
11:36
11:36

Construction of Ayila Irrigation Scheme in Amuru Suffers Setback 1 1

Last week, a team from the Ministry of Water and Environment was forced to call off an environmental impact assessment exercise in the area after the residents turned violent and assaulted the team comprised of experts from the Ministry of Water and Environment, Ministry of Agriculture, and staff of Amuru district local government and chased them away.
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