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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 6 3

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.
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.
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.
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.
13:22
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.
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.
14:30
14:30

Drunk Father Kicks Five-Year-Old Daughter to Death in Lamwo South Sudan refugee

The suspect identified as Alfonse Oroma, reportedly kicked the minor on the chest on Sunday afternoon, shortly after having a fight with his wife.
18:39
18:39

South Sudan Releases 42 Ugandan Farmers 2

The 42 farmers, mainly residents of Ngomoromo village in Lokung Sub County, Lamwo district were arrested on Monday while cultivating in the areas of Polwa and Ocwet villages in Pogee Pajok Bomah believed to be within the South Sudan territory.
12:17
12:17

South Sudan Authorities Hold Forty Two Ugandan Farmers 2

Bosco Kidega, the LC I Chairperson of Ngomoromo village, says that the matter came to the limelight after some of the farmers who narrowly escaped the arrest on Monday returned to Uganda and reported to the local authorities.
13:16
13:16

Four In Trouble for Alleged Murder in Lamwo Lamwo district 1

The suspects are accused of lynching Martin Nokrach for the alleged theft of a solar panel belonging to Walter Mwaka. Secondo Komakech, an eyewitness told police that the suspects arrested Nokrach and took him to Lagwe –dola village where they assaulted him to death.
06:54
06:54

78 Teenage Nodding Syndrome Victims Impregnated in Lamwo 2 1 Top story

Geoffrey Ocana, the Lamwo district probation officer told URN on Tuesday evening that the teenagers were sexually abused during the nationwide lockdown imposed by the government to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease in the country.
16:36
16:36

Pastoralists Given Two Weeks to Leave Lamwo District 3 1

According to Kidega, the residents are accusing the pastoralists of entering their land illegally and grazing cattle in their gardens. He adds that a number of community members have been mistreated after complaining about the mayhem caused by the animals.
14:10
14:10

Three Held for Killing Their Brother in Lamwo District

The suspects identified as Thomas Bongomin 29, Wilson Lutare Salaama 36, and Willy Okot 46, were arrested on Tuesday evening after their brother identified as Geoffrey Okane, 35, found dead in his house in Amuja South Village in Padibe West Sub-county.
15:43
15:43

48 Children Rescued in Lamwo Lamwo District 1 1

The children all below 18 years were reportedly mobilized by the suspects from the villages of Pakinyi, Polongo A&B, Logu-Paracele, Tegot Kwera and Logede all in Ruddi Parish Agoro Sub-county.
07:18
07:18

UPDF Accused of Neglecting Grenade Explosion Victims in Lamwo 1 1

Two children died last month in a grenade explosion while two others sustained severe body injuries.
16:45
16:45

Lamwo Residents in Fear over Influx of South Sudan Armed Men Madi-Opei Subcounty 1 2

Last week, a 45-year-old man was attacked and six cattle stolen from livestock farmers in Oryang, Guda, Orogo and Lawiyeoduny villages.
21:06
21:06

Children Born in LRA Captivity Still Face Stigma, Social Exclusion 3

Gum-Perom, the boy child born in captivity remains unable to inherit property and land from the mother’s side since in the Acholi custom land is customarily owned and inherited by those that belong to the paternal clan. He adds that many of the children born in captivity have already approached adulthood, and are facing an identity crisis because of their paternity uncertainty.
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