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Residents in Arua protest closure of only village borehole

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 100 residents of Ombokoro village, Adalafu parish in Ayivu West division in Arua city are outraged because of the closure of the only borehole after one woman in the area tested positive for Covid-19. Suspected members of the water user committee secretly closed …

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Arua leaders raise red flag over defiant bar operators

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders in Arua district and city have raised concern about the acts of defiance by night bar operators who continue to flout Covid-19 guidelines. The concern comes after two people were killed in a spate of two days, while one is still being nursed at Arua …

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1,863 turn up for livestock census interviews in Arua

  The National Livestock Census aims to obtain a count of the country’s livestock and their associated characteristics Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1,000 people turned up for the livestock census interviews in Arua. Last week, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) together with the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal …

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PRISON BREAK: Security foils attempt at Arua prisons

  Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One inmate has been shot and injured while a dangerous murder convict is at large following an attempted escape by a group of prisoners from Arua government prison. The incident involved ten inmates who were transferred from GiliGili prison to Arua government Prisons …

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Angry youths evict three priests from Oluko Catholic Parish

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Business grounded to a halt at Oluko Catholic Parish in Arua district over the weekend when hundreds of Christians comprising youths and women stormed the priest’s residence to eject him and his two colleagues for alleged mismanagement. The angry Christians started mobilizing as early as …

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