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PWDs in Amuru demand for special needs schools

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parents of children with disabilities in Amuru district have asked leaders to set up a special needs school in the district. Currently, the district has no special needs school with the nearest schools being in neighbouring Gulu district. The district has an estimate of …

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Over 1,000 Amuru civil servants commute to work from Gulu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local residents of Amuru are concerned over late reporting to work and wastage of resources by civil servants who still commute from Gulu for work. Amuru district was carved out of Gulu in 2006, 14 years ago. The district with over 1,200 civil servants …

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Amuru leaders demand mandatory COVID-19 tests

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district leaders have asked the government to consider mandatory COVID-19 testing of all area residents following an increase in community infections among residents of Elegu township in Atiak sub county. The cases are expected to have been people who made contacts with truck …

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Atiak sugar factory employees seek legal redress after termination

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fifteen employees of Atiak sugar factory in Amuru district are seeking legal redress after their contracts were terminated. Last month, the staff were told to stop working and later forced out of the factory premises. They include the maintenance managers, engineering managers attached to …

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Amuru leaders demand for a health centre III in Elegu

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district leaders are demanding for a health centre III in Elegu town council at the one stop border point. An estimated 10,000 people who are residents in Elegu depend on Biabia health III which is 11 kilometres away or Atiak health cente IV …

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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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