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15:34
15:34

Renewed Conflicts Disrupt Farming, Education in Apaa Township Apaa Primary School 1 2

The groups while armed with pangas, bows and arrows, and axes have reportedly vandalized and damaged household items, assaulted unsuspecting victims, and vandalized some school properties.
07:16
07:16

Armed Men Rob UGX 14.1million in Amuru Amuru District 1

According to Oola, thugs placed them at gunpoint and ordered them to hand over all the keys including the one for the store where he had kept the money. He explains that after robbing him, the thugs locked them inside the house and fled the scene.
15:09
15:09

Survivors Demand Construction of Monument at Attiak Massacre Site 5 2

The victims, their families, and survivors want the government to construct a monument near Kitang stream in Otorukume Village, Pogo Sub County Amuru district where the first attack which left at least 350 people was staged.
16:41
16:41

Under Staffing Affecting Operations of Atiak Health Center IV Amuru District 2 1

The health facility that serves a population of 20,074, currently has only 36 health workers and support staff which is below the standard staff ceiling by the Ministry of Health which is 48.
15:46
15:46

Amuru District to Auction Impounded Cattle

Last week, security authorities impounded 2,000 head of cattle from Lakang Sub County in Amuru district.
14:43
14:43

Another Woman Arrested for Murder of Pabbo Sub County Speaker 1 1

The two are accused of poisoning Opira's drinking leading to his death. Picha was arrested from St Mary`s Hospital Lacor in Gulu City when her husband passed on while Anyu was detained on Tuesday evening when she went to Otwee Central Police Station where she confessed to having provided the herbal concoction to her sister to give to her husband.
11:24
11:24

2,292 Children in Apaa Township Miss Polio Vaccination 2 1

Christopher Ocen, the Chairperson of Apaa Village Health Team told URN that the affected children are those whose families are residing in the hard to reach areas including Punu Dyang Oyanga, Gazi Nile and Mulila Sub-villages.
14:39
14:39

Amuru Leaders Ask Gov`t To Reopen Apaa Health Centre II Apaa land conflict 1 1

George Okello, the Health Secretary for Amuru district says that the closure which has been long overdue has greatly impacted access to health services among residents in the area.
14:25
14:25

Residents of Apaa Township Flee Homes to Evade Arrest 2 1

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.
07:38
07:38

Amuru RDC Halts Planting of Mark Stones on Disputed Land Land dispute 6 1

Two weeks ago, Martin Oyet, a renowned businessman in Amuru Town Council began planting mark stones in Wei Apeto C village in Kololo Parish, claiming ownership of more than 2,000 acres of land. But more than 20 locals in the area protested his move alleging that part of the land he has been planting mark stones on doesn't belong to him
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.
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