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Arua gas stations lose sales to roadside fuel dealers

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fuel stations in Arua are crying foul over the increasing number of fuel vendors on the streets of the city, something they say is affecting their sales. They argue that their businesses are on the verge of collapse due to the rise in the number …

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Arua district registers 1,000 defilement cases in six months

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Arua district is grappling with a surge in defilement cases. Over 1,000 cases were reported between January and June this year. Records from the district probation and social welfare department show that at least 1,008 young girls between 3 and 17 years of age were defiled …

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HIV patients cautioned against abandoning treatment

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Persons Living with HIV/AIDS in greater Arua have been urged to stick to treatment despite the soaring food and other commodity prices. Currently, there are over 400 registered HIV positive patients in Arua city and over 600 in Arua district, who are struggling to survive. …

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LDP recruitment team in Arua overwhelmed by numbers

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thousands of applicants have turned up at Arua Police grounds during the launch of recruitment exercise for Local Defense Personnel (LDPs) in West Nile sub region. The exercise for the Sub region which commenced this morning at Arua police grounds seeks to get at …

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Arua farmers get 74,000 fish fingerlings boost

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fish farmers in Arua district have received 74,255 fingerlings through the Operation Wealth Creation-OWC program and the National Agricultural Advisory Services-NAADs, to boost production. These include 43,000 tilapia fingerlings and 31,255 fingerlings for the African cat fish. The fingerlings were distributed to over 20 fish farmers …

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Arua district registers low revenue collections

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Arua district has recorded a significant reduction in local revenue collections, one month to the end of the financial year. The district had planned to collect 426 Million Shillings but they managed to collect only 185 Million Shillings. Solomon Anguzu, the Secretary of Finance and …

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West Nile LRA victims give Govt 2 weeks notice

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over 1,200 victims of the Lord’s Resistance Army-LRA insurgency in West Nile have given the government an ultimatum of 15 days to compensate them or they return to court. They argue that the government has continued to turn a deaf ear to their demands …

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