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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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Amuru district to auction impounded cattle

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district local government has given a one-week ultimatum to the owners of the cows that were impounded to collect them before they are publicly auctioned. Last week, security authorities impounded 2,000 heads of cattle from Lakang sub county in Amuru district. The cows which reportedly …

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Security impounds 2,000 heads of cattle in Amuru

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security authorities have impounded 2,000 heads of cattle from Lakang sub county in Amuru district. The cattle which reportedly belongs to the balalo herdsmen, was impounded over the weekend from land belonging to Madhvani Group of Company during a crackdown. They are currently being held …

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AMURU: 383 patients operated on in free surgical camp

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A total of 383 patients with different health complications were successfully operated on from Atiak health centre IV in Amuru district. Dr. Angelo Ochieng, the medical officer in charge of Atiak health centre IV said that the patients who were of all categories were operated …

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Gov’t disburses UGX 11Bn for land compensation in Amuru

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has disbursed 11 Billion shillings for the second phase of land compensation in Lakang sub county, Amuru district. Michael Lakony, the Amuru LCV chairperson says that the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development wired eleven billion shillings to the bank accounts of …

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Patients overwhelm free surgical camp in Amuru

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Patients have overwhelmed the free surgical camp at Atiak health centre IV in Amuru district. George Ocan, the Secretary of Health Amuru district told URN from the health camp that the district signed a memorandum of understanding with Bulamu Healthcare International to offer free surgeries …

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