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16:10
16:10

Two Arrested in Apaa Township 1 1

Their arrest comes barely one week after security personnel arrested two people whose identities have been concealed following the death of four people from Madi after violent clashes.
12:25
12:25

Clashes Leave One Dead, Two Injured on Disputed Apaa Land 1 1

Peter Data Taban, Adjumani Resident District Commissioner alleges the attack was orchestrated by about ten men of Acholi origin who are suspected to have crossed from Apaa Trading center.
16:59
16:59

Victims of Violent Land Conflict in Amuru Struggling to Survive 5 1

The violent conflict left dozens of people injured, household properties worth millions of shillings destroyed, and crop gardens measuring hundreds of acres razed to the ground.
14:08
14:08

Amuru Introduces Peer Clubs to Keep Pregnant Girls, Teenage Mothers in Schools Keyo Primary School 2 1

Apollo Okello, the Amuru District Education Secretary told URN that the clubs will be activated in all the 56 primary and secondary schools in the district. He says that the clubs will also include vulnerable categories and will be overseen by the school management committees (SMCs), Parent Teachers Associations (PTAs), and senior male and female teachers.
15:46
15:46

Can Everlasting Peace Reign in Disputed Apaa Township? Apaa land conflict 8 1 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.
11:50
11:50

Amuru District to Punish Headteachers of Poorly Performing Schools after Re-Opening Poor Performance

According to the education department. Amuru district has been performing poorly in Primary Leaving, Uganda Certificate of Education and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education examinations in recent years. In 2020, the district got a laughable 63 candidates in division one in PLE out of the over 2000 candidates who sat the examinations.
11:21
11:21

School Re-opening Cash: Amuru District Seeks UGX420M to Repair Desks COVID-19 Lockdown

Following an inspection conducted by a team from the education and works department in the past two weeks, a total of 1970 desks were found to have been damaged. Some of the most affected schools include Kololo, Bana, Otorokume, Ogom Raa Palema, Agwayugi among primary schools.
07:56
07:56

Amuru School Seeks over UGX 140M for Renovation of Classroom Blocks

William Latim Alex, the headteacher of the school, says that the renovation of the 4-classroom block will cost Shillings 99.5 million while the 2-classroom block will cost them Shillings 50 million, according to the quotation they received.
13:03
13:03

Amuru Residents Struggle to Access Clean Water over Contaminated Boreholes 3 1

John Bosco Megolonyo another resident in Lamogi Sub County said that his family has abandoned drawing water from the affected boreholes after suffering stomach aches and skin rashes, something they believed was linked to unclean water from the borehole.
07:33
07:33

3,200 Teenage Girls in Amuru District Uncertain of Returning to School 4 1

Statistics from the different health facilities in the Amuru District show that 3,200 teenage girls sought maternal health services at the different units within the COVID-19 lockdown. Some of them have reportedly given birth while others are still carrying their pregnancies.
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.
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 3 1

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.
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.
13:03
13:03

Amuru District, Makerere University Partner to Curb Violence Against Children 1 2

Godfrey Otto, the Program Director SOS Children`s Village Gulu says that they have currently embarked on training dozens of selected community facilitators on child health care, good parenting, and morals among children.
15:43
15:43

EU-IGAD Reactivate Border Committee to Ease COVID-19 Burden European Union (EU) 3 1

The 10-member committee Selected during a cross-border committee meeting held in Nimule Town Council on Thursday will have officials from the immigration, customs, security, local governments, the Ministry of Health as well as members of the business community from both Uganda and South Sudan.
15:11
15:11

Strange Genital Disease Reported In Elegu Township 2 1

Kassim Kule, the Elegu Township Local Chairperson told URN on Tuesday that the disease has been reported among both the young and elderly persons of all sexes. He disclosed that the disease makes one scratch themselves ‘’shamelessly’’ even among the public.
08:52
08:52

Residents of Elegu Township Petition Ecweru Over Flooding Ministry of Works 1 1 Top story

Residents in the area say that they are currently living in fear of destruction and deaths due to the resurgence of heavy rains which started last month and have been accompanied by sights of floods.
10:46
10:46

Truckers Profiling Colleagues Killed in South Sudan for Reparations Nimule-Juba Highway 2 1

The compilation will include drivers and turn-men from within the East African bloc that includes Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya and Burundi who were killed while en-route to South Sudan capital, Juba to deliver goods between 2012 to date.
15:12
15:12

Amuru District Struggles to Treat TB over Lack of X-Ray Machine 1 1

The x-ray machine plays a key role in detecting the TB disease from the lung of a patient through filming once samples from the urine, saliva and mucus tests by the gene experts and microscope machines fail.
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