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Security personnel in Amuru hunt criminal gangs terrorizing residents

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security personnel in Amuru are hunting for ringleaders of yet another youth group accused of terrorizing residents in the district. Code-named ‘Mac Wangi’, an Acholi phrase that loosely translates as ‘Fire Burns You’, the errant youth have been waylaying residents, raping girls and breaking into …

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Amuru RDC orders security crackdown on illegal roadblocks

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district security committee has launched an operation against unlawful roadblocks being operated by local leaders along major roads. This follows rampant complaints of extortion the police have recorded from the business community dealing in produce, livestock and charcoal among others of local leaders impersonating …

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Elegu residents appeal for massive COVID-19 test

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The residents of Elegu town council in Amuru district are appealing for a massive COVID-19 tests to be carried out following their interaction with truck drivers whose status is unknown.  Over 2000 truck drivers from the East African countries recently staged a strike, parking their …

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72 stolen cattle recovered from armed South Sudanese

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Authorities in Amuru district have recovered 72 cattle stolen by suspected armed South Sudanese cattle rustlers.    On Sunday, the rustlers numbering six reportedly invaded and attacked the villages of Lodijokpe in Adjumani and Lorikowor West village in Elegu Town council, Amuru and stole the …

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Residents demand proper planning of Elegu town council

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Residents of Elegu Town Council in Amuru District have tasked leaders to properly plan for infrastructure at the Uganda – South Sudan border to avert floods and fire incidents. Established in early 2012 after South Sudan’s breakaway from Sudan in 2011, Elegu has evolved to …

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Opposition parties accuse NRM of stage-managing defections in Acholi

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) and the National Unity Platform – NUP parties in Gulu have accused the ruling National Resistance Movement – NRM party of stage-managing defections in Acholi.  This follows a recent wave of alleged defections involving over 1,000 supporters from the opposition …

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