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19:38
19:38

Lamwo Embarks on Mass Immunization Campaign Following Measles Outbreak 3

The outbreak of the disease was reported in the Refugee Reception Centre in Lokung Sub County and the Palabek Refugee settlement which is home to over 65,000 refugees from South Sudan. According to the acting District Health Officer Dr Denis Ocula, at least 50 cases turned positive for measles, 30 of which have already been discharged and 11 are still hospitalized.
15:05
15:05

Lamwo Accounts Assistant Interdicted Over Alleged Forgery 2

The Chief Administrative Officer Francis Majjeme says Akena’s case is too complex and criminal in nature since during his interdiction it was discovered that he forged documents and signatures of his accounting officer and withdrew 14 million Shillings from the sub-county bank accounts.
18:12
18:12

Lamwo District Councilors Reject New Executive

The appointment of Odongmadiki caused protests among the councilors on grounds of regional imbalance and gender discrimination.
15:14
15:14

Lamwo LC3 Councilors Protest Unexplained Deduction of Honoraria Allowances 2

The Padibe town council speaker Godwill Onen who also doubles as the chairperson of Lawmo Sub County Leaders Forum says the councilors from the 9 affected Sub Counties and 2 town councils were being told to receive only 158,000 shillings instead of 420,000.
13:40
13:40

Shock as Contractor Finally Reports to Start Project at the End of Agreed Period in Lamwo 2

The Lamwo district LCV Chairperson Sisto Oyet Ocen says the contractor was handed the site in July 2021 but immediately abandoned the project works and numerous efforts to reach out to their management on the work inception and progress have been to no avail.
08:51
08:51

Lamwo Education Dep't Pleads With Striking Teachers to Administer Pre-Mock Exams 2

The District Education Officer Barnabas Langoya says the request to the teachers follows concerns raised by parents, local leaders, and other stakeholders over the two weeks of industrial action that could ruin the pupils’ education and even disrupt the academic calendar.
16:58
16:58

Four Ugandan Captives Released by South Sudan Captors 2 1

Lamwo Resident District Commissioner Osborn Ochieng says that the four were arrested at different intervals following a fierce fire exchange between the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) and the South Sudan People’s Defence Forces (SSPDF) on Saturday.
08:41
08:41

Construction of UGX2.1 Billion Community Access Road Commissioned in Lamwo 1 3

The Lamwo district LCV Chairperson Sisto Ocen Oyet says the area where the project is being implemented never had any road network before and the farming communities were being challenged in terms of connectivity.
12:59
12:59

Land Dispute Victims in Lamwo Vacate Primary School 3

The victims who included the elderly, children, and women of the Pobura clan from Lobalokodi village had sought refuge at Kwon Cok Primary School in 2021 following a land row with their neighbors of the Pubira clan.
19:31
19:31

Court Martial Sentences Soldier to 30 Years For Murder 1 1

The court martial presided over by Col. Gabriel Wamala heard that on the 14th February 2022 the accused UPDF soldier allegedly shot a civilian identified as Emmanuel Kica a resident of Arogo Village, Kal parish in Madi Opei Town Council.
15:35
15:35

Court Martial Tries Soldier For Shooting Civilian in Lamwo 2

The UPDF 5TH Division Spokesperson Captain Amos Nsambu, says that the court-martial comprising ten people is being chaired by Col Gabriel Wamala sitting at the UPDF Bana-Bana Lamwo Battalion.
11:48
11:48

23 Ugandans Arrested Harvesting Bamboo in Disputed Area Released 1 1

The suspects were arrested in a disputed area along the border of Uganda and South Sudan while harvesting bamboo stems from a forest in the areas presumed to be within Ber Lobo village in Lokung East Sub County, Lamwo district.
13:43
13:43

Lamwo Woman Buried Alive on Women's Day 1

The Padibe East Sub County LC III Chairperson, Polycap Odoch, says that the deceased was mining sand when she was buried alive inside a pit. She was working together with other women who were also mining sand in different locations.
14:40
14:40

UPDF in Operation to Recover Over 200 Cattle Raided by S. Sudanese Rustlers 3

The Lotuku village LCI Chairperson says the rustlers attacked and brutally killed two herdsmen as they grazed the animals in Oryang village in Lawiyeoduny parish before grabbing some 208 head of cattle and fleeing towards South Sudan.
12:08
12:08

South Sudan Warriors Kill 2 People, Steal 108 Cattle in Lamwo 1

David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson identified the deceased as Joseph Okello (48) and Denis Oroma (38), all residents of Oryang Cell in Lukee Ward Madi Opei Town Council.
07:28
07:28

55 Girls Suffering From Nodding Syndrome in Lamwo Sexually Abused Norbert Mao 3 1

Geoffrey Ocana, the Lamwo District Probation Officer told URN on Tuesday that 51 of the victims have given birth while four others are expecting. The other cases were registered between 2018 and 2021.
16:39
16:39

Suspect in Lamwo Succumbs to Bullet Wounds Lamwo district 1

Police say that Kica was arrested by the soldiers for allegedly assaulting one soldier following a scuffle during a night disco at Arogo Village, Kal Parish in Madi Opei Town Council.
13:03
13:03

Lamwo District Officials Under Probe for Inflating Cost of Inputs 2

The officials under probe are the district commercial officer, the district veterinary officer, and community facilitators.
12:02
12:02

Lamwo District Fails to Attract Applicants For Key Positions 2

Moses Echat, the Lamwo Deputy Chief Administrative Officer says that they are considering a head-hunt for potential candidates to fill the positions.
11:37
11:37

Five Arrested in Lamwo for Smuggling Fuel from South Sudan 2

The suspects were arrested on Wednesday in a joint operation conducted by the security personnel and enforcement officers of the Uganda Revenue Authority-URA.
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