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  • 16 Security Officers Arrested Over Brutal Elegu Crackdown

    Sixteen security personnel have been arrested on allegations of torturing residents of Elegu Border Post in Amuru district. The security personnel were arrested from Elegu Town Council on Sunday after residents accused them of battery and inhuman treatment during a crackdown to close down lodges. The arrested  include six soldiers; Lance Corporal Awany Abwoli(the commander […]

  • Security Raids Elegu Border Post, Closes 12 Lodges

    Security has closed 12 lodges in Elegu Amuru district for defying the Presidential directive on combating coronavirus (Covid-19). Elegu is bustling market located at the Uganda- South Sudan border. The Covid-19 case hospitalized at Adjumani hospital is said to have operated at the border point, trading in salt. Authorities say the lodges were still operating […]

  • Six Gulu Evangelists Ordered To Self-Quarantine After South Sudan Visit

    Six local pastors attached to Favor of God Ministries in Laroo Division in Gulu Municipality have been ordered to undergo a 14-day self- isolation after returning from South Sudan. Although South Sudan has not registered any single case of Coronavirus, Uganda has already closed its borders, water and airspace including to its nationals and foreigners […]

  • Two Drown In Ayago Falls

    Two people in Nwoya district have drowned in Ayago falls. The two, including a 16-year old student, are from Okii village in Koch Goma subcounty. Police identified the deceased as Isaac Komakech, a S3 student of Kigumba Intensive Secondary School and Patrick Oola, 28. The incident happened on March 31, 2020 at 2PM, according to […]

  • Suspected Coronavirus Patient Who Escaped From Quarantine Tests Negative

    Samples from a suspected coronavirus patient that escaped from quarantine at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital (GRRH) have turned out negative. The result was confirmed by the Gulu Acting District Health Officer, Yoweri Idiba shortly after Charles Okello, 22, escaped from the facility on Wednesday morning. Gulu District Chairperson, Martin Ojara Mapenduzi explained that Okello escaped […]

  • Panic as Suspected COVID-19 Patient Escapes From Quarantine at Gulu Hospital

        A suspected coronavirus patient has escaped from quarantine at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital (GRRH) in Gulu district causing panic. Charles Okello, a resident of Lanenober Parish in Lakwana Sub County was relocated from Omoro district coronavirus quarantine Centre in Opit Secondary School to GRRH on Monday after confessing to health workers that he […]

  • Gulu To Issue Post COVID-19 Quarantine Certificates To Five Individuals

    At least five individuals in Gulu who completed their two-week quarantine will be issued with certificates after completing their quarantine period without showing signs of the disease. The five were quarantined as a precautionary measure as required by the Ministry of Health as they had been to countries with high numbers of Covid-19 cases. The […]

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