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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 1 2

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.
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