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18:03
18:03

Search for Missing Man in Apaa Township Called Off 2 1

Sing Owot, went missing on September 28 after he was attacked by unknown people from Oyanga Sub Parish in Apaa Township.
14:05
14:05

Residents Want Apaa Township Turned into Semi-Autonomous Sub County Apaa conflict 3 1

Residents in the area have asked the government to create a semi-autonomous Sub County of Apaa that will be under the supervision of the central government and overseen by a Deputy Resident District Commissioner.
11:47
11:47

Attiak Sub County Bans Cattle Movement over Suspected Outbreak of FMD 1 3

Samuel Akera, the Attiak Sub County Chairperson says that the veterinary department has also been tasked to document the health status of all animals in grazing kraals within the area.
11:24
11:24

851 Animals in Amuru Vaccinated Against Rabies The Big Fix Uganda 1 1

Francis Okello, the Project Manager for the Animals` Program at the Big Fix Uganda told URN that they conducted the free mass vaccination drive throughout Tuesday to commemorate World Rabies day.
11:30
11:30

One Injured, Two Missing Following Attack in Apaa Township 1 1

Okoko told URN this morning that the attack forced them to flee their homes for their dear lives prompting the assailants to shoot them with spears.
13:03
13:03

Amuru District, Makerere University Partner to Curb Violence Against Children 2 1

Godfrey Otto, the Program Director SOS Children`s Village Gulu says that they have currently embarked on training dozens of selected community facilitators on child health care, good parenting, and morals among children.
12:11
12:11

Attiak Sugar Factory Seeks Acholi Cultural Institution Intervention over Fires 1 1

For three years, the factory has been suffering devastative fires, last year it lost 7,300 acres of already matured sugarcane plantations in Attiak Sub County.
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.
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.
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.
09:51
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.
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.
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.
14:00
14:00

Residents Struggle to Access Services as Drugs Rot in Apaa Health Centre II 3 3

Ferdinand Ojera Severio, the General Secretary Apaa Township says that at least ten lives of children and pregnant mothers in the area were lost in the area since last year due to the lack of better health services.
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