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MOYO.A total of 20 South Sudan Refugees have been remanded to Celili Government Prison in Moyo district over various offenses.
KOBOKO. ACAV in collaboration with Koboko municipal council with funding from the European Union have donated Covid-19 assorted medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE) worth Shs100million to Koboko general hospital Covid-19 treatment unit (CTU) and security agencies in the district.
ADJUMANI.The older persons in Maaji refugee settlement in Adjumani district have appealed to aid agencies and the office of the Prime Minister (OPM) to address their deteriorating conditions of living.
YUMBE/MOYO. The continuous cattle raiding and abduction along Uganda- South Sudan border is said to be fuelling conflict and insecurity between the two neighbours.
YUMBE. Four South Sudan People’s Defence Forces (SSPDF) soldiers were on Saturday shot dead after they clashed with the UPDF soldiers at Maru village in Goboro parish, Kochi sub county, Yumbe district.
YUMBE. Mr Jimmy Kenyi, 32, a South Sudanese refugee living in Bidibidi settlement in Yumbe district has learnt to cope with the challenging environment in his new home in exile.
KOBOKO. Oraba is a small border town neighboring South Sudan’s Kaya town on the extreme North West of Koboko town in Kuluba Sub County, Koboko district.
YUMBE. The office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has announced that the space that was created for asylum seekers due to a recent conflict in South Sudan has been closed.
KOBOKO. The Italian Development Corporation Agency (ACAV) has harnessed expertise from the Aga-Khan Foundation to retrain 26 teachers and teaching assistants.
MOYO. The state minister for primary health care and Moyo district woman Member of Parliament Dr Joyce Moriku has called for increased surveillance in the wake of rising cases of COVID-19 among the local residents in the district.
MOYO. Leaders in Moyo district have expressed concern over the escalating cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) registered in South Sudan on daily basis.
ARUA. Akui Manyok, 14, is a South Sudanese displaced by war from Bor, the main town in Jonglei state.
TEREGO. Refugees in Ariaze refugee zones under Rhino-camp settlement in Odupi sub-county in Terego district were on Wednesday trained to fight teenage pregnancy to allow young girls to be prepared to become future leaders.
WEST NILE. Refugees in West Nile and their host communities have been encouraged to use a newly set system of accessing psycho social support.
YUMBE. The residents of Yumbe district have been treated to utter shock after realising that the 3-billion Kaya bridge has developed cracks before its commissioning.
YUMBE. Morta bridge on river Kaya at Uganda-South Sudan border that has been under construction for the last 7 years has been completed.
MOYO. Authorities in Central equatorial state in South Sudan have claimed that logs that were impounded by local residents of Moyo and Metu sub counties were cut from their country by unknown people.
KOBOKO. Nine bishops of Free Charismatic Church of Africa have been consecrated in Koboko.
ARUA. Mr Solomon Osakan, the refugee desk officer at the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) in Arua has urged South Sudan refugees in Imvepi and Rhino Camp settlements to desist from domestic violence.
MOYO. South Sudan refugees in Palorinya settlement camp in Itula Sub County, Moyo district have expressed willingness to return home.
YUMBE. Gunmen suspected to be South Sudan People’s Liberation Army soldiers last week invaded villages in Yumbe district and looted food items from the locals.
MOYO. Police in Moyo district has launched investigations into the killing of a South Sudanese refugee in Palorinya settlement, Itula Sub County, Obongi County.
YUMBE. It’s been four eventful years since South Sudanese refugees were received in the vast Bidi Bidi settlement in Yumbe district.
MOYO. Security officers of Moyo district in Uganda and their Kajo-Keji county counterparts in South Sudan have vowed to end the attacks along the border of the two countries so as to promote peaceful co-existence.
YUMBE/MOYO. The authorities in Uganda and South Sudan in a joint security meeting held at Kajokeji county over the weekend agreed to promote cross border trade between the two countries.
ARUA. Water Mission Uganda has donated 215 water station facilities for South Sudan refugees in Rhino Camp and Imvepi settlements in a bid to promote cleanliness so as to fight Covid-19.
YUMBE. Welt Hunger Hilfe, a nongovernmental organization operating in Bidibidi refugee settlement has donated assorted food items to Yumbe district taskforce.