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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.
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.
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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.
10:10
10:10

Persistent Power Outages Irk Lamwo Residents 4

The aggrieved power consumers, mainly residents of Palabek Kal, Lamwo, Padibe and Madi Opei town councils and other major trading centres note that the unplanned power blackouts have lasted for over four months now.
12:53
12:53

Lamwo LCI Chairpersons Protest Non Payment of Annual Ex-Gratia Arrears 3

The Lamwo Chief Administrative Officer Charles Uma acknowledges the delayed ex gratia allowances for the village leaders which he attributes to the central government that has since not released funds despite several reminders.
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.
16:17
16:17

Lamwo Clinical Officer Succumbs to Covid-19 1

Kidega says the deceased was diagnosed with coronavirus disease (covid-19) along with another health worker at Lokung Health Center III two weeks ago after they tested positive for the virus.
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.
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