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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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Bovine pleuropneumonia outbreak reported in Amuru district

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An outbreak of the contagious bovine pleuropneumonia disease has been reported among cattle in Amuru district. Samuel Ochor, the Amuru District Veterinary Officer says that the disease has been confirmed among dozens of cattle in Okidi North Parish, Atiak sub county, an area that is highly …

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Bee swarm kills elderly man in Amuru

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A swarm of bees has killed an elderly man in Arii village, Labala sub county, Amuru district. Alfred Labalpiny, the Pabbo sub county LC 3 chairperson identifies the deceased as Nelson Opwonya, 75, a resident of Atiak Pawiro in Atiak sub county. According to Labalpiny, …

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Security personnel raid illegal charcoal dealers camp in Amuru

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security personnel in Atiak sub county, Amuru district on Thursday raided and destroyed an illegal camp of charcoal dealers. The operation which was conducted in Ogom Raa and Tee-Got parishes in Okidi village was led by the Environmental Police Protection Unit. Hundreds of temporary structures, piles …

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20 schools in Apaa township fail to reopen

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Twenty community primary schools in Apaa township bordering Amuru and Adjumani districts have failed to reopen. The schools are; Real Foundation, Apaa, Ocuu, Lolayi, Coro, Mulila, Alony, Labongo Lworo, St John Bosco, St Kizito Luru, Juka, Akee, Hope Academy, Gazi Nile, Oyanga, Punu Dyang, Jesus …

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Three arrested for defrauding locals UGX90m in Amuru

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Amuru district is holding three suspects on allegations of defrauding over 90 million Shillings from locals. The suspects, all employees of Kony Paco Foundation, a village saving group in Parabongo Parish in Lamogi sub-county were arrested following complaints from their clients. The …

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Amuru district introduces peer clubs to keep teenage mothers in school

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district education department has introduced peer clubs to keep pregnant girls and teenage mothers in school. The clubs, which will constitute pregnant girls, teenage mothers, and selected learners will be used to fight stigma, de-campaign teenage pregnancies, and sexual abuse as well as encourage …

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Schools in Amuru to reopen without functional water sources

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five primary schools in Amuru district are set to reopen next week without functional boreholes. The schools include Labala Primary School in Pabbo sub county, Lacor and Agwayugi Primary Schools in Lamogi sub county, Elegu Primary School in Elegu township, and Ober Abic Primary School. …

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