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Measles Cases Rise to 26 in Lamwo

25 Jan 2020 · The first five confirmed cases of measles were registered in the four villages of Agoro sub-county on January 10, 2020, from a sample of 18 children who had suspected symptoms of the disease. Lamwo District Health Educator Obote Odwar says that 21 patients who had similar symptoms were confirmed to be positive a week later.

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Measles Cases Rise to 26 in Lamwo Agoro Subcounty 1

The first five confirmed cases of measles were registered in the four villages of Agoro sub-county on January 10, 2020, from a sample of 18 children who had suspected symptoms of the disease. Lamwo District Health Educator Obote Odwar says that 21 patients who had similar symptoms were confirmed to be positive a week later.
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Suicides On the Rise Among S. Sudanese Refugees in Uganda – UNHCR

Many of them have witnessed or experienced attacks, gender-based violence, sexual abuse, and torture either at home or during their escape. They are depressed, and surrounded by misery, agony, anger extreme poverty and lack of meaningful life after decades of brutal wars, multiple displacements, epidemics, deprivation and generations of untreated trauma.”
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Three Head Teachers Demoted Over Poor PLE Performance

According to the 2019 PLE result, Apoi primary school did not get any pupils in first, second and third grade. It, however, registered seven pupils in grade four and nine in division U, out of a candidate class of 16.
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One Injured in Explosion in Gulu 2 1

Vincent Ojok, 28, was hit by the explosion on Friday morning while digging in his farmland in Wilul village Pagik Parish in Paicho Sub County.
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Nwoya District Auctions 300 Bags of Impounded Charcoal 1 1

Nwoya District Chairperson Patrick Okello Oryema told URN that each charcoal bag was sold between 10,000 and 15,000 Shillings depending on its size. He says that the district raised up to four million Shillings from the sale, which was held at Nwoya district headquarters on Thursday.
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Acholi Cultural Leaders Caution Residents Against Bush Burning 1 4

Paul Poppy Arop, the Pagen Clan Chief, in Kitgum district who also doubles as the chairperson of all cultural leaders in East Acholi says such practices have partly led to the current change in the rainfall patterns being experienced.