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Security foils revenge attacks in Apaa feud

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security personnel on Thursday evening foiled a revenge attack on locals in Zoka Trading center in the disputed Apaa Township in Adjumani District. This comes just a day after a tribal clash in Ngoro village, Itirikwa Sub-county left one dead, two others injured and …

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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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Chief Justice Owiny Dollo speaks out on Apaa

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo Chigamoyi has cautioned Members of Parliament and Acholi elites against inciting violence in Apaa Township. Owiny Dollo warned that everyone should desist from preaching and inciting violence among the people in a move to avenge rights violence and …

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Acholi MPs disagree over planned nude protests in Apaa

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament from the Acholi sub region have disagreed over a proposal by Apaa Township residents to undress in protest over the conflict in Apaa. Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak South Member of Parliament proposed that the solution to the armed conflicts and violence …

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Residents want annexation of disputed Apaa to Adjumani revoked

Adjumani, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of the contested Apaa want the government to revoke their annexation to Adjumani district. Apaa is now considered part of Adjumani district after a map drawn by the British imperialists in 1911 found the contested area that is home to over 10,000 residents part …

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Acholi MPs want Gen. Moses Ali probed for fuelling violence in Apaa

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Acholi Parliamentary Group has asked the government to investigate the second Deputy Prime Minister Gen. Moses Ali for persistently inciting violence in Apaa, an area contested between two districts. The land in question was gazetted as East Madi Game Reserve under Zoka Forest in …

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Apaa residents struggle to access health services

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Residents of Apaa Township in Amuru district are struggling to access health services. It follows the closure of Apaa Health Centre II two years following a heated disputed between Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and residents over ownership of the land hosting the health center. Prior …

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Compensation of displaced Apaa residents suffers setback

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government does not have money to compensate over 300 displaced residents in Apaa. The communities of Amuru and Adjumani have in the past been disputing over land in Apaa. The government says the land which is estimated to be 40 square is part of East …

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