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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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Parliament asks gov’t to protect Apaa victims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has directed the Ministry of Internal Affairs to ensure residents evicted from Apaa village are protected. More than 600 people were displaced following attacks on the residents of the contested land. Over 1,000 grass thatched houses burnt and several people injured. On Thursday, the …

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Madi delegation delays final Apaa land peace agreement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Madi delegation to the Presidential Committee on Apaa remains undecided on the three proposed positions for resolving the long running land dispute. The delegation has told the Presidential Committee of the Apaa land dispute that they require an additional one week to polish their …

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VIDEO: UPDF states position on Apaa clashes

VIDEO: UPDF states position on Apaa clashes The Uganda People’s Defense Forces has refuted allegations that it is fueling the ongoing clashes in Amuru, northern Uganda. The UPDF say they are only helping police to stabilize the situation and should not be dragged into politics by local leaders. Share on: …

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