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National Youth delegates reject voting, demand for UGX 2 million each

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A standoff has ensued between Electoral Commission and 430 National Youth delegates in Arua over money. The delegates from all corners of Uganda converged at Mvara Secondary School in Arua city from yesterday to elect their national representatives to the 11th Parliament. However, the election …

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Confusion as minister Anite floods Arua with yellow T-shirts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Confusion ensued in Arua City on Tuesday morning as hundreds of T-shirts of Investment State Minister Evelyn Anite and outgoing Koboko Municipality Member of Parliament were distributed to NRM supporters. Hundreds of women thronged Arua mayor’s gardens as early as 7.00 am with the hope …

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Tumukunde promises to uplift economic standards in West Nile

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Independent presidential candidate Gen. Henry Tumukunde has pledged to uplift the economic standards of the people of Arua and West Nile if elected president. During his address to his supporters at Arua primary school grounds on Saturday evening, Tumukunde said the people of Arua and …

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Parents in Arua warned against concealing gender violence cases

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Arua city has warned parents and leaders against concealing Gender-Based Violence-GBV cases. The warning comes as the World commemorates 16 days of activism against GBV. According to records from the police, Arua recorded over 2,256 cases of teenage pregnancies during the COVID-19 lockdown …

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Police arrest 10 on Gulu highway as Kyagulanyi heads to Arua

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Luweero town has detained 10 National Unity Platform – NUP supporters as they struggled to contain crowds that blocked Kampala-Gulu highway to wave to their presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu aka Bobi Wine. Kyagulanyi was heading to Arua district in northern Uganda ahead of …

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Schools in Arua reopen without inspection

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than ten government and private schools in Arua district have reopened without inspection. The Ministry of Education and Sports embarked on inspecting all educational institutions across the country to gauge their readiness and ability to implement the Covid-19 standard operating procedures before they reopen. …

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FDC and DP fail to field candidates for MP seats in Arua city

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change- FDC and Democratic-Party leaders in Arua city are in a dilemma after failing to attract candidates for elective positions. Records from the Electoral Commission offices in Arua city indicate that FDC party only nominated candidates for two constituencies of …

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BoU hands over renovated ward, equipment to Ayivui HC III

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ayivui health center III in Arua city has received a newly refurbished maternity ward and medical equipment valued at over Shillings 100 million. The ward was renovated and equipped by the Bank of Uganda under its social corporate responsibility to promote professional health care services …

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Health workers in Arua decry shortage of PPE

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health workers in Arua district have expressed concern about the lack of Personal Protective Equipment- PPEs. They argue that the shortage of the PPEs is exposing them to risks of contracting COVID-19. Healthcare workers rely on protective equipment to protect themselves and their patients from …

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