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11:19
11:19

Zombo COVID-19 Surveillance Officers to be Given Security zombo district 2 1

According to the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Zombo Anthony Kajoyinji Mbyone , they will consider guarding the surveillance officers, but also deploying heavily at the border, although this calls for resources.
11:26
11:26

Zombo Rebel Leader Transferred to Kampala After Contracting COVID-19 2

Colonel Malik Atocho, the alleged commander of the attack on the UPDF barracks in Zombo in March 2020 that left four Soldiers dead, was whisked off from Arua hospital on Friday evening under tight UPDF security for further management in Kampala after his condition deteriorated.
16:23
16:23

UPDF Soldier in Zombo Arrested For Shooting Dead Civillian josephine angucia 1 1

According to the police, Ongeyowun and two others who were returning home were shot at by Tumushabe who was patrolling along the road after attempting to stop them.
06:20
06:20

Over 800 DRC Refugees Transferred to Imvepi Settlement from Zombo solomon osakan 2 1

The clashes in eastern DRC have reportedly displaced over 1500 people mainly the ethnic Alur who have since settled in Zeu farm institute.
16:28
16:28

Zombo Health Officials Struggling to Trace Contacts of Covid-19 Positive Truck Drivers zombo district 1 2

The truck drivers who include two from Democratic Republic of Congo and One from South Sudan tested positive for the disease on Wednesday.
22:22
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15 Houses Burnt in Protracted Land Dispute in Zombo josephine angucia 1 1

Reports from the police indicate that the dispute over ownership of a piece of land in Atiak village started over five years ago between one resident identified as Sedi Iddi and his close neighbours.
16:05
16:05

Security Re-deploys in Zombo District Zombo attack 2 2

Intelligence reports over the weekend indicated that letters and verbal communications have been released by the suspected rebel group based in DR Congo warning of an eminent attack of security bases in Zombo again.
19:59
19:59

Bodies of Zombo Detach Attackers Secretly Exhumed zombo Town Council 2 1

The bodies were buried by Paidha Town Council Officials on Saturday evening at the Town Council Cemetery in Oboth village, Omua Parish, some four kilometres from Paidha Town Council.
17:27
17:27

Army Deploys Additional Soldiers in Zombo zombo Town Council 1 Top story

The Fourth Infantry Division spokesperson, Maj. Caesar Olweny confirmed to URN on Thursday afternoon the additional troop deployment in the district. He says the soldiers will help beef security within the district and ensure that what happened on their military installation never reoccurs.
11:24
11:24

Zombo Raid: Security Officials Ignored Early Warnings Zombo Town Council 3 1 Top story

Now, fresh information shows that local leaders in the district started issuing distress calls to security personnel about the suspicious men in December last year. The latest reports were made two weeks before the attacks.
20:27
20:27

Witnesses Recount Raid on Zombo UPDF Detach zombo Town Council 4 4

Ismail Mustafa, the LCI Chairperson of Oduk Village says he saw three different groups of about 30 men each advancing towards the detach. They were all wearing black facemasks. Out of suspicion, he informed the detach intelligence officer but it was too late. Within a moment, the place was covered in a barrage of gunfire.
17:47
17:47

Zombo Detach Raid: Army Arrests 21 Attackers 2 2

Major Ceaser Olweny the UPDF Spokesperson for 4th division who is currently commanding the hunt for the attackers confirmed that 21 attackers have been arrested as of Saturday.
16:21
16:21

Zombo Army Detach Raid: 20 Attackers Killed 1

The attackers who were reportedly armed with machetes, bows and arrows invaded the army detach at about 12:30am , a short distance from the Resident District Commissioners officer, killed three UPDF soldiers and torched several huts before fleeing away.
14:34
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Three UPDF Soldiers Killed As Gang Attacks Detach in Zombo 3 1 Top story

A group of over 100 civilians armed with machetes, hoes, bows and arrows on Thursday night stormed Oduk UPDF detach located one kilometre away from Zombo town council offices and set ablaze four grass-thatched houses at the detach.
13:55
13:55

Eight Ugandans Arrested Over Subversive Activities in Congo 1

Josephine Angucia, the regional police spokesperson for West Nile says that statements recorded by the first group indicate that the men were lured by promises of job opportunities in Juba, south Sudan where they would be paid up to USD 30 on a daily basis.
14:59
14:59

Calm Returns In Zombo As DRC Troops Withdraw border disputes

Tension between the two countries started building up two weeks ago after Congolese customs officials in Mahagi relocated their border post from Rado-Sisi closer to that of Uganda.
12:42
12:42

Tension as Uganda, DRC Clash Over Border Post

He says they reached the agreement after a group of Congolese soldiers crossed into Uganda in June and assaulted residents claiming that they were illegally operating inside DRC territory.
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