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17:22
17:22

Adjumani Residents Block Road Over Its Poor State 3 1

Mahmud Dhoka one of the protesters says that the road had turned into a death trap for the locals due to its appalling state. He says they have so far lost three people and several others got injured due to the bad state of the road.
10:42
10:42

Conservationists Want Apaa Market Closed for Illegally Operating in Protected Areas Friends of Zoka 4 2

Both NFA and UWA say that the market is located in the protected areas of Zoka Central Forest Reserve and the East Madi Wildlife Reserve and argue that it is threatening the two natural resources.
15:01
15:01

Illegal Charcoal Business, Logging Rampant in East Madi Wildlife Reserve 4 2

They are using power saws to indiscriminately and have extensively cut trees down from the stems regardless of their sizes or being among the endangered species which include Shea nuts, Afzelia Africana, Mvule and mahogany.
16:51
16:51

COVID-19 Restrictions Trigger Tension in Apaa Township Apaa land conflict 1

Anthony Ocaya, the Apaa Township LC II Chairperson told URN that a scuffle ensued after security rejected the demands by traders prompting residents to pelt them with stones claiming that they were segregating between the Acholis and Madi.
17:04
17:04

Refugees Ask Gov'to Scale Up Kitchen Gardening to Alleviate Hunger refugee settlements 4 1

Adao Chol, a resident of Ayil II settlement camp in Ajumani says the refugee community in the country have very limited land allocated to them, measuring 25x30 or 30x30 meters which they can't use for large-scale agriculture. She observes that once they are trained on management of kitchen gardens, it will ensure food security.
15:32
15:32

Adjumani District Seeks Additional 1.7b to Fight Against COVID-19 COVID-19 pandemic. 3

According to Leku, due to the lack of money, many of the front liners are demoralized and not willing to work and yet the district is continuing to register community cases. He adds that, they have already exhausted the 165 million shillings given by government with most of it going in case management.
15:15
15:15

Adjumani, Lamwo Authorities Use Locals to Repulse Illegal Immigrants John Komakech Ogwok 2 1 Top story

The Lamwo District LC V Chairperson, John Komakech Ogwok says the porous borders in Lamwo district stretches up to 151Km from Ogili to Agoro villages in Palabek Sub Counties.
07:43
07:43

Pictorial: Illegal Charcoal Business Booming in Contested Apaa Township Gilbert Olanya 16 3 Top story

Our reporter saw many other charcoal camps scattered across the area. The illegal dealers told URN on Wednesday that they are from Eastern and Central Uganda and are buying each tree from the residents at Shillings 8,000 to burn for charcoal.
15:09
15:09

Land Conflict Paralyses Agriculture in Apaa Township Apaa land conflict. 1 3 Top story

The residents claim the area was gazetted into a game reserve while they were in Internally Displaced Camps during the rebel Lord`s Resistance Army-LRA insurgency.
18:05
18:05

Traders Blocked from Accessing Apaa Trading Centre apaa land conflict 1 2

Pabo Sub County LCV councillor Abola pa` Lacaka says, the traders were stopped from accessing the market in Apaa trading centre by UPDF soldiers.
13:27
13:27

Fire Razes Down Adjumani Market market fires

Fire has razed down Awindiri Market in Adjumani town destroying property worth about 15 million shillings.
18:21
18:21

Business Returns to Normal at Bibia Border

The strike left hundreds of traders and travelers stranded along the border without alternative means of travel.
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