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Amuru registers 174 cases of tuberculosis

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district health department has registered 174 new cases of tuberculosis-TB. Geoffrey Ocan, the district health secretary told URN that the cases were registered during a community screening testing and treatment exercise, conducted in September and October this year. Ocan explained that over 1,543 samples …

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Amuru district leaders ask health ministry for cold room

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district leaders have asked the government to establish a cold room to preserve bodies. Michael Lakony, the Amuru LCV chairperson says they regularly receive bodies of Ugandans either killed or those who died from natural causes in South Sudan through Elegu border point yet …

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Amuru district stuck with 800 South Sudanese asylum seekers

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district is stuck with over 800 South Sudanese asylum seekers who started flocking into the area about two months ago. The South Sudanese refugees have settled in Bibia and Pacilo villages in Atiak sub county. Samuel Akera, the Atiak sub county LC3 chairperson says …

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Suspected rapist shot in scuffle with Amuru DPC

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A suspected rapist has been hospitalized after being shot and injured by Amuru District Police Commander Joseph Nsabimana during a scuffle on Wednesday. Nsabimana reportedly shot Jerome Oloya on the right arm while trying to subdue him after being caught attempting to rape a teenage …

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Police in Amuru launch land rights awareness campaign

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Amuru district have started land rights and usage awareness campaigns. The campaigns include community policing on land laws, rights, documentation processes, and peaceful conflict-solving mechanisms. They are carrying out the initiative with support from REDEEM International, a rights group operating in Gulu …

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Don’t pressure gov’t over Apaa conflict: Brig. Bamwiseki

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The fourth Infantry Division Commander Brig. Bonny Bamwiseki has advised political leaders in Amuru and Adjumani districts not to pressurize the government into making decisions aimed at resolving the land conflicts in disputed Apaa township. Brig. Bamwiseki says the government has already taken steps in ensuring …

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Atiak sugar factory shuts down production over shortage of canes

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Atiak sugar factory in Amuru district has temporarily shut down sugar production over inadequate cane supply. The factory commenced production of brown sugar for both domestic consumption and export in 2020, and was meant to get sugarcanes from out-growers in Amuru and Lamwo districts. Uganda …

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AMURU: Armed Men rob sh14.1million

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru police are investigating the robbery of Shillings 14.1 million from Kololo Village, Lakang Sub–County by three gunmen on Friday night. Dressed in military attire and armed with an AK-47, the gunmen stormed the home of Lacok Oola,53, at around 1 am and broke the door …

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IG dismisses Amuru fisheries officer over forged UCE results

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government (IG) has directed Amuru district Chief Administrative Officer to take disciplinary action against the district fisheries officer for uttering false Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) results. The directive comes nearly two years after the IG recommended the sacking of Rogers Baguma, after …

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Police accused of frustrating eviction of pastoralists

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district leaders are accusing the police of frustrating the eviction of pastoralists from the district. Last year, President Museveni directed the eviction of the herdsmen and so far, thousands of cattle with their owners have already been flashed out of the district. However, Kenneth …

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