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12:28
12:28

Amuru Stuck With Over 800 South Sudanese Asylum Seekers 2 1

Samuel Akera, the Attiak Sub County LC 3 Chairperson, says that the first batch of over 150 asylum seekers arrived in the area in early June, adding that the numbers have been increasing consistently and have now grown to over 800 people together with more than 1,500 head of cattle.
14:01
14:01

Police Starts Land Rights Campaign in Amuru District Pabbo Town Council 3 1

Titus Okello, the Police Community Liaison Officer for Pabbo Police Post says that they are overwhelmed by cases of violent land disputes which he attributes to knowledge gaps
12:43
12:43

Five Arrested Over Arson Attack in Apaa Township 2 1

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.
14:26
14:26

South Sudanese Cross to Uganda with 1,500 Head of Cattle 1 1

Stephen Odong Latek, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner said that they have communicated to the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) to establish the legality of the South Sudanese presence in the area and possible transfer to a refugee settlement.
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.
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.
17:14
17:14

Police Accused of Frustrating Eviction of Pastoralists Amuru District 2 1

Kenneth Okot, the Chairman of Atiak Sub–County says that leaders are struggling to carry on with the exercise because they are being frustrated by the police officers taking part in the exercise.
11:10
11:10

Security Impounds 2,000 Cattle in Amuru Lakang Sub County 1 1

Michael Lakony, the Amuru District LC V Chairperson told URN on Monday morning that only 60 of the impounded cows have been claimed by their owners including an escort to Internal Affairs State Minister, General, David Muhoozi.
18:06
18:06

Security Personnel in South Sudan Return 41 Cattle Looted From Amuru Magwi County 1

Amuru Resident District Commissioner, Goeffrey Osborn Oceng who received the animals says the close collaboration with security officers in South Sudan eased the tracing of the animals.
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.
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.
12:17
12:17

Army to Heighten Vigilance, Patrols in Disputed Apaa apaa land dispute 6 1

The UPDF Fourth Infantry Division Commander Brig. Bonny Bamwiseki says increased vigilance, patrols, and ambushes will help to trap perpetrators and curb looming violence from occurring.
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.
16:05
16:05

Missing Man Found Dead a Week After Deadly Clashes in Apaa

According to Taban, the deceased was kidnapped by unknown men during last week's attack and suspects that he was tortured to death. This now brings to two, the number of people killed during the January 19, 2022 clashes between the Acholi and Madi.
06:52
06:52

Two Arrested Over Deadly Clashes in Disputed Apaa Area 1 Top story

The suspects, a 50-year-old woman and a 53-year-old man whose names have been withheld for security reasons were arrested on Sunday afternoon from their homes in Mungula Parish. They were picked up in a joint operation conducted by the Police and the Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF soldiers.
16:46
16:46

Police, Army Foil Revenge Attacks in Apaa Township Disputed Apaa Land 1

The Adjumani Resident District Commissioner Peter Taban Data says that security personnel comprising of the army and police repulsed the armed men. He acknowledges that the suspects are from the Madi community seeking revenge over Wednesday’s attacks against their colleagues.
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.
21:04
21:04

UPDF Soldier in Hiding After Hiring Gun to Poacher in Amuru hippopotamus 2 1

Arop hired out his gun, an AK47 assault rifle at an undisclosed fee to Tofa Abola on December 24 for poaching.
18:43
18:43

RDC Blames Atiak Sugar over Fire Razing UPDF Detach in Amuru Atiak Sugar Factory 1 2

Oceng however faults the management of Atiak Sugar Factory for their reluctance to ensure that fire breaks are created to ease fighting the fire by the Police.
10:03
10:03

Sale of Land to Pastoralists Suspended in Amuru Attiak Sub County 2 1

The State Minister for Foreign Affairs Henry Okello Oryem told URN that all land transactions between the balalo herdsmen and any parties in the district must be suspended until the committee verifies the type of transactions and land ownerships of all the herdsmen in the area.
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