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19:19
19:19

Acholi Leaders Petition President Museveni Over Apaa Conflicts Apaa land conflict 1 4

Akol says that on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th of June this year, a group of armed arsonists stormed the area, assaulted and injured twenty-seven people, burnt down 300 huts, and looted several household items, livestock, and poultry noting that it would keep them in abject poverty.
12:43
12:43

Five Arrested Over Arson Attack in Apaa Township 1 2

Stephen Odong Latek, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner, says that the suspects were picked up in a security crackdown in the area following the attack.
12:54
12:54

Heavy Security Deployment in Apaa Township Following Arson Attack President Museveni 3 4

Justine Ayella, another victim from Rwot Oromo is appealing to the government to intervene and protect the rights of the people in the area as the land ownership questions are settled.
16:58
16:58

Arsonists Raid Two Villages in Apaa Township, Burn 207 Huts 2 4

According to the residents and local leaders, the arsonists stormed the area on Saturday and Sunday evening and ordered people out of their homesteads before the torched the huts.
17:13
17:13

Hundreds Flee as Fighting in Apaa Township Enters Day 3 2 2

The attackers who have been roaming the area since Saturday last week looted and destroyed household items including ox-ploughs, and solar panels among other items saying that the occupants were illegal in the area.
09:45
09:45

Crops Drying Up in Amuru as Dry Spell Persists Apaa Township 5 1

Richard Atube, who had already planted crops including soybeans, millet, beans, groundnuts and maize is equally puzzled by the persistent dryness, which has adversely affected the growth of his crops.
11:56
11:56

Angry Leaders Order Amuru Clan Chief Out of Apaa Township Apaa land conflict 1

Binya had gone to meet the leaders of Oyanga Sub-village in Apaa Township in Oyanga Sub-village to negotiate for the purchase of chunks of land and fund the construction of roads in the area to facilitate development.
16:01
16:01

Mao Launches Land Rights Campaign in Acholi Sub Region Apaa Township 1 4

The campaign seeks to defend the vulnerable, document land, offer legal and advisory services to the vulnerable people in the Acholi Sub-region as well as reclaim lands that have been fraudulently acquired from their owners by the government, investors, and people with selfish interests.
14:25
14:25

Residents of Apaa Township Flee Homes to Evade Arrest 1 2

The residents especially men from the villages of Juka, Wee-Yoo in Kal Acut, and Junction say that they have abandoned their homes and fled to the bushes or homes of relatives for fear of being arrested by security personnel or attacked by their counterparts the Madi tribesmen of Adjumani district.
23:53
23:53

Apaa Township Chairperson Arrested for Alleged Murder 1 2

Ocaya was arrested on Monday evening at around 5 p.m from Apaa Trading Centre while on his way to his home in Wee-Yoo Sub Village and taken to Adjumani district aboard the police patrol vehicle.
18:03
18:03

Search for Missing Man in Apaa Township Called Off 2 1

Sing Owot, went missing on September 28 after he was attacked by unknown people from Oyanga Sub Parish in Apaa Township.
14:05
14:05

Residents Want Apaa Township Turned into Semi-Autonomous Sub County Apaa conflict 1 3

Residents in the area have asked the government to create a semi-autonomous Sub County of Apaa that will be under the supervision of the central government and overseen by a Deputy Resident District Commissioner.
16:51
16:51

COVID-19 Restrictions Trigger Tension in Apaa Township Apaa land conflict 1

Anthony Ocaya, the Apaa Township LC II Chairperson told URN that a scuffle ensued after security rejected the demands by traders prompting residents to pelt them with stones claiming that they were segregating between the Acholis and Madi.
14:05
14:05

Residents in Apaa Township Abandon Farming over Fear Apaa land conflict. 1 1

Kenneth Opoka the Local Chairperson for Lulai Village says that hundreds of farmers in his area have resorted to small scale farming majorly around their homesteads for fears that they may be attacked while cultivating in distant places.
16:08
16:08

Apaa Residents Reject Gov`t Mosquito Nets Apaa Township

Wilson Acuma, a member of the local council executives also told URN that they have submitted a fresh list of the over 5000 residents to the district health department through their village health teams.
07:43
07:43

Pictorial: Illegal Charcoal Business Booming in Contested Apaa Township Gilbert Olanya 16 3 Top story

Our reporter saw many other charcoal camps scattered across the area. The illegal dealers told URN on Wednesday that they are from Eastern and Central Uganda and are buying each tree from the residents at Shillings 8,000 to burn for charcoal.
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