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Kenyan trucker found dead in Elegu township

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Detectives from Aswa river region police headquarters in Gulu city are investigating the death of a Kenyan trucker in Elegu township at the Uganda-South Sudan border. Hersi Abdiriza, 45, was found dead in his guest house room in Lorikwor West ward, Elegu town council in …

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Residents of Elegu township petition Ecweru over flooding

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Elegu township in Amuru district have petitioned the State Minister for Works, Musa Ecweru over the delayed expansion of the bank of River Unyama to avert flooding. In 2019, the government through the Ministry of Works signed a tripartite deal worth Shillings 1.9 …

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Truck drivers resume transportation of goods to South Sudan

Amuu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is relief in Elegu township, Amuru district following the resumption of transportation of goods to the South Sudan capital, Juba by the long-distance truck drivers on Tuesday. More than 600 trucks had been parked at the Uganda-South Sudan border of Elegu in Amuru district …

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Two Ugandan truck drivers shot dead in South Sudan

Trucks at the border town of Elegu. PHOTO URN Elegu, South Sudan | THE INDEPENDENT | Two Ugandan truck drivers have been shot dead and one injured in South Sudan. The incident occurred on Thursday in Nesitu, Jubek County in the Central Equatorial State about 120 kilometres to Nimule border …

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Cross border business booms at Elegu despite transport ban

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Business continues to boom at Elegu Township in Amuru District, Uganda’s border point of entry into neighbouring South Sudan despite the lockdown instituted to curtail the spread of COVID-19. There is an influx of cargo truckers delivering goods to Juba while security officials; police …

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Truckers strike over South Sudan armed attacks

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Truck drivers destined for South Sudan have parked their trucks at Elegu border town in Amuru district to protest armed attacks on their colleagues. This comes a few days after South Sudanese authorities handed over the bodies of four Ugandan drivers who were shot dead …

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