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07:37
07:37

Elderly Couple in Amuru Loses UGX 1.6m to Termites Bank of Uganda 3 2 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.
12:40
12:40

Farmers in Acholi Struggle to Find Qaulity Seeds for Second Planting Season 6 1

Geoffrey Komakech, another farmer in Pabbo Sub County is also seeking Shillings 190,000 to buy hybrid ground nuts seeds for his four-acre garden but he has failed to get it.
14:52
14:52

Farmers in Acholi Start Early Preparation for Second Planting Season Lakang Sub County 2 5

In the first planting season, the majority of farmers realized low yields due to too much sunshine which was experienced across the region from the months of May to June. This dried up and withered many garden crops that were already blossoming and about to mature.
13:23
13:23

New Attiak Sub County Leadership to Prioritize Environmental Protection 4 2

The sub-county is among the areas hit most by environmental degradation through indiscriminate tree cutting for charcoal and logs.
14:15
14:15

Sorry State of Attiak-Palabek Road Irks Residents 2 3

The road connects the districts of Amuru, Lamwo and Kitgum and Gulu via Palaro. The murram road is currently in a sorry state with numerous potholes, poor drainages, mud and a section of it cut-off and becoming impassable.
11:38
11:38

Charcoal Dealers Clear Shea Nut Trees in Acholi Attiak Sub County 2 1

In Okidi North and East Villages in Attiak Sub County in Amuru district, more than 100 acres of Shea nut trees have been cut down by the charcoal dealers.
17:00
17:00

Attiak Sugarcane Outgrowers Complain of Non Payment 1 3 Top story

David Kilama, another sugarcane grower wonders why they have not been paid despite opening a bank account and going through all the verification by the government in Kampala. Geoffrey Osborn Oceng, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner, says that his office has already received notification about the complaints of the labourers.
09:08
09:08

Pictorial: Police, NFA Raid on Illegal Charcoal Dealers, Loggers Camp in Amuru Attiak Sub County 20 Top story

The team impounded over seven hundred bags of charcoal from the site and confiscated a number of rudimentary tools used by the dealers to cut and burn trees for charcoal burning and timber.
09:03
09:03

Tears As Police, NFA Raids Illegal Charcoal Camp in Amuru 5 3 Top story

Xavier Sekanabo from the Environmental Police Protection Unit who led the operation said that they have no mercy for the charcoal dealers because they are depleting the environment and indiscriminately destroying the endangered tree species including Afzelia Africana, shea and mahogany among others. She told URN that she has been in the business for only three months following a connection with a friend and has never cut trees or burnt charcoal but been buying in small scale.
08:39
08:39

Truckers Strike Over South Sudan Armed Attacks Truck Drivers 4 2 Top story

Zedi Male, the Vice-chairperson of the Truck Driver’s Association, insists that the attacks are not being perpetrated by rebels as the South Sudanese authorities are claiming but they are being executed by government forces. Male says that the latest attack occurred near a military barracks.
09:08
09:08

Six Ugandans Arrested for Illegal Logging in South Sudan Released 1

The six are Richard Otto, Gaetano John Bosco Ouma, Michael Onono, Richard Ocaya, Geoffrey Onen and Geoffrey Kilama, all residents of Okidi North Village in Attiak Sub County Amuru district.
12:02
12:02

Year-old Garbage Heaps Chock Pabo Town Uncollected garbage 1

Obalo says that the only pit where the garbage was being dumped was filled up and the people have now resorted to dumping garbage on the roadside.
16:21
16:21

Acholi Taxis Operators Decide to Double their Daily Profits Covid-19 Pandemic 1 1

Transport fares from Gulu to Pabo increased from 5,000 Shillings to 10,000 Shillings, Gulu to Atiak from 10,000 to 20,000 Shillings even after restrictions on transport were relaxed.
16:27
16:27

Motorists Demand for Guard Rails at Apaa Bridge 1 1

The Apaa Bridge connects major roads that link Pabbo Sub-County to River Nile landing site; Puno-Dyang, Acholiber, Amuru Town Council, Layima, Pailyec in Amuru and neighboring Opuwa and Itirikwa Sub-Counties in Adjumani.
16:48
16:48

South Sudan Concerned over Continued Smuggling of Mairungi by Ugandans 1 1

Geoffrey Oceng Osborn, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner says he has received several concerns from the local leaders in South Sudan asking the Ugandan government to ban the sale of the drug, which is hindering their efforts to totally abolish the drug in their country.
11:22
11:22

Amuru Opts for Irrigation Schemes to Mitigate Flooding at Elegu Town Elegu Township 1 Top story

Lakony also disclosed that the district has signed an MOU with Attiak Sugar to facilitate the construction of another water dam in Pachilo to act as a collection point for Attiak Sugarcane plantation.
10:41
10:41

UGX 1.8Bn Project for Mitigating Elegu Floods Stalls after MOU Signing River Unyama 1 2

Michael Lakony, the Amuru District Chairman told URN in an interview that upon signing the MOU with the Ministry of Trade, a team of Engineers was dispatched to Elegu to carry out a feasibility study to pave way for the constructions but to date, nothing has been done.
11:13
11:13

Bumper Crop Harvest Triggers Domestic Violence in Amuru

Joseph Tuku Peke, the Ogali Village Chairperson in Pamuca Parish Amuru Sub County disclosed to URN that his office registers at least seven cases of domestic violence weekly. Tuku Peke explained that this is opposed to previously when crops were still in the garden where he would register a single case of domestic violence in a month.
12:56
12:56

Amuru District Starts Rehabiliting Community Access Roads 1

Over 200 km of roads were left in sorry states following the heavy torrential rain that was received last year.
17:07
17:07

Construction of UGX 70 Bn Irrigation Scheme in Amuru Hangs in Balance Attiak Sub County 1

Michael Lakony, the LCV Chairperson Amuru, says that their quest and constant plea with the community to offer them land for the construction has been met with resistance since 2019 leaving them helpless.
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