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14:13
14:13

Amuru District Revives Village COVID-19 Task Forces 1 2

In the past two weeks, the district has registered over 30 covid-19 positive cases from within the community and a few from the Elegu border post. Initially, the district was registering 5 to 10 cases since the beginning of the year.
13:08
13:08

Amuru Fines Illegal Charcoal Dealers UGX 29m in Ongoing Crackdown Amuru district 2 1

Michael Lakony, the Amuru District Chairman says they revamped the operation on the illegal charcoal business after the perpetrators infiltrated Wii-Ceri Forest Reserve and other areas in Amuru like Lakang, Pogo, Apaa and Okidi.
16:59
16:59

Water Shortage Hits Lamogi Sub County AMREF Health Africa 2

The village had 12 boreholes of which 8 broke down last year forcing the 3,628 households to share clean water from the 4 remaining functional boreholes or fetch water from streams.
14:13
14:13

FDC`S District Chairperson Appoints NRM Deputy of Great Reputation 1

Michael Lakony the district LCV chairperson says he appointed Akera to that position as reward for the hard work he has been doing to help the district develop. Akera`s appointment was confirmed on Wednesday this week during a full council meeting at the district headquarters.
07:51
07:51

Medical Workers Abandon Health Facility for Farming in Amuru District patients 1 3

Bosco Ocira, the LC I Chairperson Otici Village who also doubles as the Health Center Management Committee Chairperson, says the facility is currently operating partially due to the absence of many health workers.
12:02
12:02

Year-old Garbage Heaps Chock Pabo Town Uncollected garbage 1

Obalo says that the only pit where the garbage was being dumped was filled up and the people have now resorted to dumping garbage on the roadside.
16:27
16:27

Motorists Demand for Guard Rails at Apaa Bridge 1 1

The Apaa Bridge connects major roads that link Pabbo Sub-County to River Nile landing site; Puno-Dyang, Acholiber, Amuru Town Council, Layima, Pailyec in Amuru and neighboring Opuwa and Itirikwa Sub-Counties in Adjumani.
12:56
12:56

Amuru District Starts Rehabiliting Community Access Roads 1

Over 200 km of roads were left in sorry states following the heavy torrential rain that was received last year.
15:15
15:15

Amuru District in Dilemma over New Sub Counties Ministry of Finance 2

Thompson Obong, the Chief Administrative officer Amuru district says they recently received a budget execution circular from the Ministry of Finance halting the operationalization of the newly created lower local governments due to the lack of finances, yet the EC has gone ahead to gazette new electoral positions for there for the 2021 elections.
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.
12:59
12:59

Amuru District Vice Chairperson Sacked for Incompetence Atiak Sub County 1 1

Michael Lakony accused John Bosco Ocan, who is also the councillor for Atiak Sub County of being absent from his office for nearly three months.
12:58
12:58

Amuru District Receives 70m for COVID-19 Activities in Schools School reopening 2

According to Lakony, each of the schools allowed to open will receive 1.5m to aid the running of the school activities in light of the pandemic.
10:41
10:41

Amuru District COVID-19 Task Force Closes Quarantine Center Elegu Border Post 1

Geoffrey Oceng Osborn, the Amuru Deputy Resident District Commissioner says that the closure of the center is to pave way for the school authorities to prepare for the reopening of the school for candidate classes.
12:40
12:40

Two Police Officers Arrested For Illegal Charcoal Deals Uganda Police 1

Geoffrey Oceng Osborn, the Amuru Deputy Resident District Commissioner, says they received complaints from Oloyotong and Omer 1 trading centers in Amuru Sub County indicating that police officers often stage roadblocks in the area where they extort money for illegal charcoal dealers.
12:07
12:07

Amuru District Seeks 7,000 Classroom Desks. Save the Children 2 1

Apollo Okello, the secretary for health, education and sports Amuru district, says the most affected learners by the inadequate facilities are those from primary one to primary four.
13:11
13:11

Eight Environmental Police Officers Arrested for Escorting Illegal Charcoal 2 1

According to Geoffrey Oceng Osborn, the Amuru Deputy Resident District Commissioner, the district will decide whether to burn or auction the impounded charcoal, which preliminary findings indicate that corrupt police officers escort from Amuru to Karuma at a "fee" of 2 million shillings.
12:28
12:28

Amuru Seeks to Divert Funds Meant for Lakang Bridge to Road Works 1 1

Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA halted construction of Lakang Bridge in December last year on grounds that is goes through East Madi wildlife reserve.
10:23
10:23

Amuru District Struggles to Maintain Roads Uganda Road Fund. 2

Michael Lakony, the LCV Chairperson, says that out of the 401 kilometres of roads they have, they have managed to maintain 47 kilometers leaving 354 kilometres in a poor state.
12:06
12:06

Amuru Officials Disagree on Closure of Covid19 Quarantine Center 1

The task force ran out of food to feed the suspects in institutional quarantine by Saturday last week.
10:54
10:54

Amuru Seeks UGX 500m Quarterly Funding for COVID-19 Fight 3 1

Michael Lakony, the Amuru district Chairperson says that the 165 million Shillings that was given to each of the districts was inadequate. He argues that the district receives high numbers of COVID-19 cases from truck drivers who enter and exit South Sudan through Elegu Border point.
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