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Shortage of vaccine carriers slows Polio vaccination in Arua

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Arua City Health officials have been forced to extend days for Polio vaccination over a shortage of vaccine carriers. The vaccination campaign targeting children aged below five years kicked off on Saturday in Arua. However, the campaign has been hampered by inadequate carriers forcing …

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Public Service rejects Arua City Service Commission choices

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Councilors of Arua City have expressed disappointment after two nominees to the City Service Commission and Land Board were rejected by the Public Service Commission and Ministry of Lands. In December last the Year, Arua City Council nominated five members of the Arua City …

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Two arrested for embezzlement at Arua Regional Hospital

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government (IGG) on Thursday arrested two former staff of Arua Regional Referral Hospital for alleged embezzlement. They are Peter Okello Odeke and Anthony Esiangu Okise. According to the Inspectorate, the two conspired and embezzled 28 Million Shillings that was advanced to …

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DRC based Homeland Liberation Front rebels asked to return home

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The 4th Division Commander based in Gulu Gen. Bonny Bamwiseki has urged Uganda rebel groups hiding in the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC to return home. Speaking to journalists in Arua, Bamwiseki referring to the Homeland Liberation Front rebels who have been disturbing the people …

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Police detain 23 year old woman for dumping newborn baby

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Arua is holding a 23-year old woman for dumping a newborn baby. The suspect is identified as Faidah Munduru, a resident of Chongoliya cell along the Arua-Nebbi road in Arua city. Faidah was arrested on Friday evening after she was dragged to …

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Mob set trailer ablaze for knocking dead a senior four leaver

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Arua is hunting for a group of people who set ablaze a transit cargo trailer belonging to Union Logistics Uganda, after the driver knocked dead a 21-year-old senior four leaver. The tragedy occurred on Monday at 12:00 noon, 6 kilometers along Arua Vurra …

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Residents clash with MP Oguzu over Barifa forest land

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 100 residents of Ayivu county in Arua city have clashed with the Maracha county legislator, Denis Oguzu Lee, accusing him of grabbing part of Barifa forest land. On Tuesday afternoon, angry residents stormed the 10acre piece of land the National Forestry Authority allocated to …

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