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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.
10:45
10:45

Lamwo District Lacking Road Equipment Operators 1

Robinson Obale, the Lamwo District Secretary for Works and Technical Services says the lack of operators for the equipment dates back to 2018 when the qualified equipment operators left the district in pursuit of greener pastures.
09:12
09:12

Residents Eject Lamwo Village LC I Chairperson For Aiding Livestock Theft 1

Polycarp Odoch, the Padibe East Sub County LCIII Chairperson, says that the missing cow was found in the neighboring Obem North village in Labongo Layamo Sub County in Kitgum district. According to Odoch, local authorities became suspicious upon verifying the movement documents and discovered a mismatch between the authorizing officer and where the animal was originating from.
08:16
08:16

Two People Arrested for Torturing Suspected Cattle Thief 2 1

The two; David Kasasira alias Kanyankole, who is the owner of the bull and his accomplice Derrick Opoka, were arrested after torturing Geoffrey Ocen, 23 from Dyang B Village in Palabek Gem Sub County, Lamwo district.
10:38
10:38

South Sudan Nationals Accuse Uganda Border Officials of Harassment 5

The delegation from South Sudan alleges that their nationals have reportedly been subjected to inhuman treatment while exiting and entering the country through the border posts in Lamwo district.
13:54
13:54

South Sudan Authorities Stop Road Maintenance Works in Lamwo 4

The Lokung Sub County LC III Chairperson, Joachim Opoka Ocan, says heavily armed soldiers from the South Sudan Peoples Defense Force (SSPDF) stormed the road maintenance last week. The soldiers allegedly confronted the contractor accusing them and the Uganda government of crossing 7kilometers deep inside their territory.
13:22
13:22

One Killed in Lamwo Inter Clan Violence 2

Trouble started after it was alleged that a group of women from the Kila clan, while returning from a funeral in Obore village, were attacked by unknown youth of the Pobere clan who started shooting at them using catapults.
16:17
16:17

Four Lamwo District Staff Interdicted over Alleged Embezzlement of Funds 1

It is alleged that Lakot and her sub accountant colluded and reportedly withdrew 5.6 million shillings from the sub-county bank accounts purportedly to construct a latrine at Madi Opei Sub County headquarters.
13:20
13:20

Three South Sudanese Nationals Arrested for Illegal Entry 2

The Palabek Refugee Welfare Council III Chairperson John Pascal says they have scrutinized the suspects who are indeed registered asylum seekers but investigations are ongoing in regards to their alleged sneaking into the country illegally.
11:18
11:18

Ugandan Farmers Chased from South Sudan Border Gardens

Reports indicate that the gunmen believed to be coming from Owiny-Kibul and Ingiji in the Central Equatorial State of South Sudan have in the past weeks made separate incursions into Uganda and chased farmers from their gardens in the border areas of Nyimur in Lamwo district.
09:42
09:42

Residents Vandalize Perimeter Fence of Agoro Irrigation Scheme Agoro Subcounty 6 2

Markson Odongkara Labongo, the Superintendent of Agoro Self-Help Irrigation Scheme Cooperative Society Limited (ASHISCO) says that fences protecting the headwork and the main dam have all been brought down by community members.
16:32
16:32

Man Kills Elder Brother in Fight Over Family Oxen in Lamwo 2

The deceased was reportedly accusing his younger brother for utilizing the family oxen to generate money and depriving him of both the income and an opportunity to utilize the animals to plough his garden.
15:49
15:49

Rice Farmers Abandon Agoro Irrigation Scheme As Rehabilitation Works Stall Agoro Subcounty 5 1

Grace Acayo, who used to grow rice at the irrigation scheme says she had to relocate to a different section adjacent to the main course of river Okura for easy access to water.
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