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15:46
15:46

Can Everlasting Peace Reign in Disputed Apaa Township? Apaa land conflict 1 8 Top story

Brutal skirmishes over the land however intensified in October 2017, after the then Local Government Minister Tom Butime, annexed the land from Pabbo Sub-county in Amuru District and officially handed it to Adjumani District Local government.
21:04
21:04

UPDF Soldier in Hiding After Hiring Gun to Poacher in Amuru hippopotamus 2 1

Arop hired out his gun, an AK47 assault rifle at an undisclosed fee to Tofa Abola on December 24 for poaching.
18:43
18:43

RDC Blames Atiak Sugar over Fire Razing UPDF Detach in Amuru Atiak Sugar Factory 2 1

Oceng however faults the management of Atiak Sugar Factory for their reluctance to ensure that fire breaks are created to ease fighting the fire by the Police.
10:03
10:03

Sale of Land to Pastoralists Suspended in Amuru Attiak Sub County 2 1

The State Minister for Foreign Affairs Henry Okello Oryem told URN that all land transactions between the balalo herdsmen and any parties in the district must be suspended until the committee verifies the type of transactions and land ownerships of all the herdsmen in the area.
19:56
19:56

Gov't Bans Movement of Livestock in Amuru District 3 2

Rwamirama ordered that no livestock will be allowed into the district until January 25 next year when a comprehensive audit of the balalo herdsmen is completed by a select committee comprising the district security committee, local leaders, and the cultural institution.
11:19
11:19

Residents Demand Release of LC I Chairperson Lakang Sub County 1 1

Residents say Okello is part of the group opposed to the proposed acquisition of land by Cuanza Limited. Ajok village is part of the over 12.8 square miles of land, which Cuanza Limited wants to acquire for the proposed construction of the multi-billion Nile City in Atoro Parish.
10:50
10:50

Rising Prices: Ugandans Start Buying Fuel From South Sudan Rising fuel prices 2 1

One of the pump attendants explained that smaller car owners no longer want to fuel in the fuel stations opting for cheaper fuel from the mobile dealers.
11:30
11:30

One Injured, Two Missing Following Attack in Apaa Township 1 1

Okoko told URN this morning that the attack forced them to flee their homes for their dear lives prompting the assailants to shoot them with spears.
13:55
13:55

Kenyan Trucker Found Dead in Elegu Township Elegu Town Council 1 Top story

Hersi Abdiriza, 45, was found dead in his guest house room in Lorikwor West Ward, Elegu Town Council in Amuru District around 6:48 am on Tuesday. His compatriot Osuman Ibrahim reported the death to the police.
09:27
09:27

Relief as Truck Drivers Resume Transportation of Goods to South Sudan Juba City 1 2

By Tuesday afternoon, more than 500 trucks had been cleared and left for South Sudan, which has given a sigh of relief to officials within the different areas.
09:32
09:32

Truck Drivers End Strike sit-down strike 1 4

Last month, over 6,000 truck drivers suspended travels to Juba and parked their cargo fleets at the Elegu border at the Ugandan side in protest of armed violence on foreign drivers along the Nimule-Juba highway.
09:25
09:25

Acholi MPs Want Gen. Moses Ali Probed for Fuelling Violence in Apaa Kilak North County 6 2

The land in question was gazetted as East Madi Game Reserve under Zoka Forest in 2012 by the Adjumani District Council, a decision that sparked a border dispute between Adjumani district in West Nile and Amuru district in Acholi, as communities in Amuru argued that the land, which was declared a wildlife reserve is their ancestral land.
11:06
11:06

Three Men Claim One GISO Post for Lakang Sub County 1

Anthony Oringa, the LCIII Chairperson, Lakang Sub County says each of the three claimants have appointed their team who move into the community collecting security intelligence but in the process, end up causing chaos.
12:26
12:26

Security, Health Personnel At Elegu Border Overwhelmed by South Sudanese Seeking Food lockdown 4 1

At the border, the security personnel struggle to restrain the South Sudanese nationals from entering the country.
06:31
06:31

Three Arrested for Attacking Amuru RDC Amuru District 1 1

They allegedly waylaid Geoffrey Osborn Oceng at 10 pm on Sunday from Okwera –weki Trading Centre in Amuru Sub –County while he was enforcing the presidential guidelines to curb the spread of COVID -19. They reportedly smashed the windscreen of Oceng’s vehicle with stones and fled.
11:20
11:20

Husbands Report Wives to RDC for Secretly Doing Birth Control 1 1

Amuru RDC Geoffrey Oceng Osborn says that in the past two weeks, he has received complaints from 9 men accusing their wives seeking family planning services without their knowledge. Earlier this month, a man in Labala Parishof Pabo Sub County beat his wife to death for having a family planning contraceptive implant without his knowledge.
08:02
08:02

1,400 Trucks Cleared for Travel to South Sudan delegates 1

According to Okema, the trucks were cleared for safe travel to, a day after they called off their strike to protest attacks by gunmen in South Sudan. The latest attack took place along the Yei-Juba route where 8 Ugandan truck drivers were killed.
12:36
12:36

Infiltration of South Sudanese Militia Threatens Security in Amuru UPDF 1 1

Geoffrey Oceng Osborn, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner, says two weeks ago, armed South Sudanese shot dead a UPDF officer only identified as Lance Corporal Oketch in a gun fire exchange after they illegally entered Uganda.
08:39
08:39

Truckers Strike Over South Sudan Armed Attacks Truck Drivers 4 2 Top story

Zedi Male, the Vice-chairperson of the Truck Driver’s Association, insists that the attacks are not being perpetrated by rebels as the South Sudanese authorities are claiming but they are being executed by government forces. Male says that the latest attack occurred near a military barracks.
11:26
11:26

South Sudan Hands Over Bodies of Ugandan Drivers revenge attacks 1 4

On Wednesday, a delegation from the Ugandan side led by the Mayor Koboko Municipality Wilson Sanya and the Regional Police Commander Aswa Steven Kaija received the bodies at Elegu Border point in Amuru District at 6:30 pm.
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