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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.
16:06
16:06

Attiak Sugar Factory to Construct Irrigation Schemes Along River Unyama to Mitigate Flooding 1

Mahmood Abdi, the Director of Agriculture and Plantation, Attiak Sugar Factory which sits along River Unyama says that they intend to construct irrigation schemes and water dams along the river to mitigate flooding in Elegu Township and the factory as well as to secure water for the factory`s sugarcane plantation in all seasons.
10:31
10:31

Amuru Residents Struggle to Access Services Due to Poor Road Network 2 1

Stella Auma, a resident of Lajalula Sub County told URN that the poor road network in her area has led to hiked transport fares to the nearest Omer Health Centre II, which is about 32 kilometers away from her home.
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.
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.
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.
13:55
13:55

Police Registers 1,253 Cases of Violence Against Children, Women in Acholi in Six months 2

David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN that their findings attribute the high cases to the COVID-19 lockdown, which has been characterized by the high level of poverty, closure of all learning institutions, lack of parental guidance and moral decadence among others.
09:27
09:27

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

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 4 1

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.
09:51
09:51

Amuru Widow Seeks UGX 6M for Daughter's Heart Surgery in India 2 2

Scovia Adyero,26, a local farmer and brewer in the rural Otwee Town Council told URN in an interview on Wednesday that her daughter Angel Ayubu was in 2018 diagnosed with severe Rheumatic Heart and Mitral Valve diseases from the Uganda Heart Institute in Kampala.
11:07
11:07

Coccidiosis Disease Kills Hundreds of Poultry in Amuru Pabbo Town Council 3 1

The disease has for the past one week been reported in the areas of Kal A, Kal B, Kal Centre, Labika and Lagak in Pabbo Sub County and Pabbo Town Council.
09:25
09:25

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

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.
15:13
15:13

Heavy Rains Destroy Crops in Amuru Pabbo Sub County 1

Among the ravaged crops are rice, cassava, beans and sim-sim belonging to more than 80 households that were already in the final stages of maturity and consequent harvests.
12:38
12:38

Two Teenagers Choke to Death in Amuru Pabbo Sub County 1

Ochora told URN that members of the public and including him became suspicious when the kiosk door remained closed for several hours as opposed to the previous days. He explained that he used a spare key to open the kiosk door only to find the two lying dead on their bellies on a table inside the kiosk.
07:04
07:04

Two Catechists Arrested For Defying COVID-19 Directives on Congregational Prayers 1

Amuru Resident District Commissioner, Geoffrey Oceng Osborne, says they picked up the duo after receiving intelligence that they presiding over congregational prayers in violation of the closure of places of worship.
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.
09:54
09:54

Amuru Sub County Registers 170 Cases of Teenage Pregnancies in One Month 3

Albert Ladaa, the Amuru Sub County Assistant Community Development Officer told URN on Tuesday that the most affected victims include girls in primary five and six aged between 15 and 17 years.
07:37
07:37

Elderly Couple in Amuru Loses UGX 1.6m to Termites Bank of Uganda 2 3 Top story

Seventy-five-year-old Bicentina Alal and her 80-year-old husband Tito Okema, have been saving money in a metallic case for over three years. The couple lives with their six grandchildren in Kali-Kali Village in Rec Iceke Parish in Layima Sub County, which is about 50kilometers away from Gulu City Centre.
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