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Gunmen abduct three, raid 40 cows from Amuru district

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unknown gunmen have abducted three people and stolen 40 heads of cattle in Amuru district. The gunmen are said to have conducted separate raids in Oforo, Kampala landing site and Atoro villages in Amuru sub county over the past week. Denis Tookema, a resident …

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Over 22,000 students miss learning materials in Amuru

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A total of 22, 240 learners in Amuru district have missed learning materials being distributed by the Ministry of Education. The materials were distributed by the Ministry of Education and sports in order to maintain learning even as schools remain closed as a result …

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Scabies outbreak confirmed in Amuru district

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is a reported outbreak of scabies in Lamogi and Pabo Sub counties in Amuru district. Scabies is a contagious skin disease which presents with itching and small raised red spots caused by the itch mite. Jessica Adokorach, a resident of Okojo in Labala Parish …

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Congestion of trucks in Elegu worries Amuru leaders

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district leaders are concerned about the increasing number of trucks at the Elegu border post. Joseph Ebalo, the Amuru district Internal Security Officer (ISO) says currently there are over 600 trucks parked inside and outside the designated parking yard. He says the genesis …

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Amuru district seeks UGX 200M to repair broken boreholes

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district water department is hunting for Shillings 200 million to repair broken boreholes. Records from the Water department show that 150 of the 540 boreholes in the district broke down last year. Robinson Payolem, the Amuru District Water Officer says the most affected is …

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Missing children in Amuru worry authorities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tension is high among residents and local leaders in Amuru district following reported cases of the sudden disappearance of children linked to suspected ritual sacrifice. This follows the sudden disappearance of three children in the district. However, one of the minors identified as Levis …

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