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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.
15:42
15:42

Sugar Plantation Workers Lay Down Tools Over Delayed Payment 2

The striking workers, mainly contracted by Ayuu Alali Sugarcane OutGrowers Cooperatives Society to cut and load cane for transportation to the factory, laid down their tools on Monday over their unpaid dues for the past three months.
19:14
19:14

Lamwo Police Investigates Their Own After Inmate Gets Stabbed in Cell 2

Jimmy Otema, a brother to the victim says that Onen left home on the night of December 31, and while wandering around, ended up at the Sub County headquarters where he is reported to have caused some commotion that led to his arrest.
08:10
08:10

Councilors Demand Withdrawal of Town Council Staff Assigned Extra Tasks at District 4

Wilfred Otema, the Padibe Town Council LC V councilor, some of the staff from the lower local governments handling additional assignments at the district have never been replaced or identified people to execute their work.
11:48
11:48

Wildfires Destroy Over 1,400 Acres of Sugarcane in Lamwo 2

According to Ojwiya, close to 600 acres part of the 1,400-acres destroyed was ready for harvest while the remaining 800 acres had been earmarked for use as seed cane for the impending planting season.
15:28
15:28

Councilors Protest Unexplained Reduction of Allowances 4

Florence Atii, the Workers Female representative says that ever since they started their tenure in May this year, they have already attended three council sittings and two committees without payment.
07:53
07:53

Bees Sting One To Death, Injure Several Others In Monthly Market 1

Denis Onyon, the Agoro Sub County LC III Chairperson identifies the deceased as Bernard Ajulai, a resident of Lapulingi A village in Agoro Sub County. He was part of the people who had convened for the monthly market day on Wednesday.
17:03
17:03

IGG Arrests Lamwo DRDIP Desk Officer, Several Others For Financial Impropriety 4

The Deputy Inspector General Government, Dr. Patricia Achan Okiria, says that their visit to Lamwo district follows a complaint lodged by the Resident District Commissioner over the suspicions that corruption has marred the implementation of the project.
16:55
16:55

Language Barrier Limits Tobacco Growers In Lamwo From Bargaining 5

Sisto Okello, one of the tobacco farmers in Palabek Gem Sub County in Lamwo district, says that the price of tobacco per kilogram has not changed for the last six years yet the prices of inputs keep rising.
17:49
17:49

Suspected South Sudanese Rustlers Shoot UPDF Soldier Dead

Alfred Ocitti, 27, attached to Lamwo Battalion Bana Bana Barracks was reportedly shot dead at about 11 Am Friday morning in Lawiye oduny Parish in Madi-opei Sub-county.
12:45
12:45

Stray Elephants Displace Residents in Lamwo 3 6

The Nyimur Sub County LCIII Chairperson Moses Bili says the elephants believed to have strayed from Nimule National Park in Magwi County of Eastern Equatorial State in South Sudan reportedly entered Uganda through Amuru district before crossing river Aswa into Palabek Nyimur Sub County.
07:01
07:01

South Sudan Cattle Thieves Shoot and Injure UPDF Soldier 1

The civilian casualty has been identified as Peter Abac, a resident of Dogtangi village in Lawiye Oduny Parish who sustained fractures in the leg while the yet to be identified soldier from Lamwo Battalion's Bana Bana barracks was shot in the chest.
15:33
15:33

Gov’t Eyes Pader to Accommodate More South Sudan Refugees 2 1

The development comes as Palabek Refugee Settlement in Lamwo District is running out of space to accommodate the surging population of refugees fleeing unrest from neighboring South Sudan.
13:02
13:02

Excitement as Rural Communities in Lamwo get Connected to Solar Power 3

The pilot project has seen 25 villages, eight trading centres and selected public institutions that have not been not part of the national electricity grid in Lamwo district with more expected to be connected to the power grid.
07:11
07:11

South Sudanese Refugees Enter Lamwo Despite Border Closure 1 1

Julius Kamuza, the Palabek Refugee Settlement Commandant says that their investigation shows those entering are sneaking through illegal entry points since the main border points are closed.
10:14
10:14

Lamwo Teacher Burns Staff Houses in Anger after Being Suspended 1

The school deputy head teacher Michael Ocan Ocan says Okee was suspended in April this year and ever since he has persistently been petitioning his office and that of the chairperson Parents Teachers Association and the School Management Committee to consider reinstating him in service.
11:27
11:27

Poor Roads Hindering Transportation of Cane in Amuru 1

The Executive Director of Horyal Investments Holdings Limited, Mohammed Abdi Mohamoud says they have opted for the longer route because the poor roads make it impossible for trucks to access the factory using the shorter routes.
12:58
12:58

Lamwo Councilors Petition District Speaker Over CAO 3

Anek alleges that Uma has been interdicting numerous staff without subjecting them through the principles of natural justice which could drag the district into litigations.
13:45
13:45

LC Chairman, 12 Teachers Arrested for Operating School in Refugee Camp 4 1

According to Kidega, besides conducting lessons illegally, the teachers and pupils were not adhering to the COVID-19 standard operating procedures including wearing face masks, observing social distancing, hand sanitizing, with majority not vaccinated.
10:47
10:47

Suspected South Sudan Rustler Beheaded in Foiled Livestock Theft in Lamwo 1

The area LC I chairperson, Ismael Ogak, says that the deceased suspect together with two others attempted to steal goats from the kraal of one of the residents on Saturday night prompting her to raise alarm.
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