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12:04
12:04

Lightning Kills One in Agago lightning strike

The deceased has been identified as 13-year-old Ivan Ebong, a Primary Seven pupil of Lala Primary school.
04:51
04:51

Army Seeks Collaboration from Vigilantes to Curb Renewed Cattle Theft karimojong warriors 1

More than 1,000 youthful vigilantes in Paimol sub-county, one of the areas frequented by the cattle thugs early this year volunteered to guard their kraals and protect animals from looters. This comes at the backdrop of an increment in cases of cattle theft in the district by warriors from the neighbouring Karamoja region.
15:44
15:44

Siblings Arrested for Killing Mother’s Lover In Agago murder 2

George William Kilama, the Paimol Sub county LC III Chairperson told URN in an interview that the suspects had severally warned the deceased to keep away from their mother.
13:39
13:39

LDUs, Suspected Karamojong Rustlers Exchange Gunfire in Agago bows and arrows 1 Top story

"Following timely information from the owner of the animals, we immediately moved into action to intercept the cattle thieves at Lakwa central, Omia Pahcwa Sub County. The cows have been handed over to the owner,” said Lt. Kato.
07:25
07:25

Local Collaborators Aiding Cattle Thefts in Agago -UPDF 1

Brig Michael Kabango, the Fifth Infantry Division Commander says their intelligence indicates that the thieves are using their networks within the communities to easily access community cattle kraals. He questions how the thugs reached the community even after heavy military deployment in the areas of Agago and its porous border point.
15:54
15:54

45 Stolen Cattle Recovered From Suspected Karamojong Thieves in Agago Paimol Subcounty 1 1

The animals were reportedly stolen during a raid at about 10 pm Tuesday night in Mura East Village in Ngora Parish, Paimol Sub county.
16:47
16:47

Man Commits Suicide After Wrongly Suspecting Wife of Cheating Paimol Subcounty

Paimol Sub-county Chairperson George William Komakech says that the deceased picked a fight with his wife on Wednesday after allegedly spending several minutes communicating to a person he suspected was a new lover.
11:27
11:27

Heavy Rains Destroy Crops in Agago District 1

According to Otim; an assessment conducted on Saturday estimates that over 300 acres of the crops that majorly include; soya beans, simsim, maize, sunflower, groundnuts, cotton, sorghum and millet were destroyed by the hail storm.
07:40
07:40

Agago Youth Form Vigilantee Group to Fight Karamojong Cattle Thieves 1

Paimol Sub County Chairperson George William Kilama says 20 men between the ages of 18 and 44 from 68 villages in the sub county have become part of a strong vigilante group protecting cattle in their areas.
12:22
12:22

54 Stolen Cattle Recovered From Suspected Karamojong Thieves Paimol Subcounty 2 1

The thugs who were armed with guns, bows and arrows had raided Mora village in Ngora Parish, Paimol Sub County on Monday night and stole 54 cattle from a kraal belonging to farmers in the area.
11:11
11:11

LDU Personnel Accidentally Shoots Self Dead Paimol Subcounty 1

Brig Michael Kabango, the 5th Infantry Division Commander confirmed the incident in a telephone interview with URN but ruled out suicide as the cause of death.
17:11
17:11

Agago Vigilante Group kills Two Suspected Karamojong Cattle Thieves Paimol Sub county 2 1

Linos Ngompek, the Agago Resident District Commissioner told Uganda Radio Network in an interview Wednesday that the deceased persons are suspected to have crossed from Kotido district.
15:23
15:23

Onion Prices Shoot Up Across Markets in Acholi Sub-region Lajalula village, 1 1 Top story

Lucky Akello, one of the vendors in Kalongo market told Uganda Radio Network that there has been limited supply of onions by their suppliers for the past weeks. She says unlike in the past when they used to get onion supplies on a daily basis from various suppliers, only a few of them supply them once a week or at times even after two weeks.
12:13
12:13

Lightening Injures Four Children in Agago lightning strike

Bowman John Opio, a teacher at Atocon primary school told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the children were asleep in a grass thatched hut when the incident happened.
15:13
15:13

Woman Recovers Two Guns From Garden 1 Top story

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says Moto immediately notified the authorities leading to the recovery of the firearms. The guns are believed to have been buried by Lord’s Resistance Army rebel fighters at the height of insurgency in Northern region.
10:28
10:28

UPDF Deploys Additional Soldiers in Agago over Increased Cattle Thefts cattle rustling 1 2

The additional 215 UPDF soldiers under the fifth Infantry Division were deployed over the week to counter incursion of armed Karamojong cattle thugs disrupting security and farming.
10:17
10:17

Six Injured As Suspected Karamojong Cattle Thieves Attack Farmers In Agago 1 Top story

Richard Okidi and Philips Odera were shot in the stomach while James Otto was hit in the left rib. Santo Anywar was shot twice in the stomach and back, Amos Omot on his left chest while Joseph Omona 32 was shot in the left rib. Wellborn Okengum, the Arere village LC I Chairperson told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the victims were attacked while guarding their cattle.
14:03
14:03

LDU Officer Shoots 23-Year-Old Man in Agago 1

Willy Oloya, a peasant and resident of Mugila west village, Lagwa parish in Adilang sub county was reportedly shot on his left thigh at about 10pm.
17:56
17:56

Locusts Spread to Acholi Sub Region Lapono Subcounty 1 3

Linos Ngompek, the Agago Resident District Commissioner told URN in an interview that the locusts have been sighted in lawun village in Adilang Sub County and diwang parish in Lira Kato sub county.
07:29
07:29

LRA Victims Call For Psycho-social Support trauma 3 3

The victims say the war has greatly affected their social lives, even more than a decade after guns fell silent with majority citing trauma as the biggest challenges they continue to battle.
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