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09:17
09:17

UWA, UPDF Hunt for Stray Lions in Lamwo 6 2

The lions suspected to have strayed more than 140 kilometers from Kidepo Valley National Park invaded the area on Sunday night. The lions killed nine calves and injured three others belonging to a livestock farmer in separate attacks between Sunday and Tuesday.
07:56
07:56

Lamwo Residents In Panic As Stray Lions Kill Six Cattle 1 Top story

The Padibe East Sub County LC 3 Chairperson, Julius Peter Olung told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that residents are currently living in fear following the invasion of the lions. He says the lions suspected to be male and female attacked another kraal on Monday night in the same village where they killed three more calves.
17:01
17:01

Sim Sim Prices Fall As Middlemen Exploit Farmers in Lamwo Lokung Subcounty 2 1

Joseph Akena, the secretary for Production in Lokung Sub-county and also a farmer says he had to sell two bags of his sim sim at only 3,500 shillings per Kilogram last month after failing to get buyers offering higher prices.
07:02
07:02

Stray Hippos Cause Panic Among Lamwo Residents 1 1 Top story

Opigio told URN that he heard his cattle mooing outside the kraal forcing him to rush and check what was happening. To his dismay he saw the cattle running outside the kraal but as he flashed his torch to see what was happening he was surprised to see three hippos charging towards him.
20:00
20:00

South Sudan Officials Extort UGX 5M From Ugandan Farmers Lokung Subcounty 4 2 Top story

The Lamwo Resident District Commissioner, Nabinson Kidega, says their investigations have since established that the farmers are hiring land from a ‘tycoon’ who forcefully invaded the fertile area inside Uganda’s territorial boundaries.
07:42
07:42

Farmers Count Loses As Heavy Rain Devastate Gardens in Lamwo Lokung Subcounty 4 1

Walter Opira, a resident of Okora Central Village in Pangira Parish told URN in an interview over the weekend that the two weeks of heavy rains have left his garden waterlogged. Opira says he planted Sorghum on a two acres piece of land, millet on one acre and Sim sim [Sasame] on three acres, which are all rotting away.
17:33
17:33

Heavy Rainfall Threatens Bumper Crop Harvest in Lamwo farmers 1

Tom Kayira Acire, a farmer in Poba Parish, Tegot Kwera South in Agoro Sub-county says he planted rice this season but notes that he is sceptical of getting bumper harvest due to the heavy rainfalls.
10:26
10:26

Gov`t to Renovate Agoro Irrigation Scheme World Bank. 1

The Ministry’s Spokesperson for Northern Region, Brenda Akao, says work has already commenced with the procurement of the required resources.
13:24
13:24

Lamwo Leaders Call for Tightened Security Over Cattle Rustlers Incursion Madi-Opei Subcounty 1

Charles Obong Okwera, the Madi-Opei Sub-county LCIII Chairperson on Thursday said that lack of security personnel deployed at Tufungi, the Ugandan border point with South Sudan is facilitating entry of rustlers in the district.
07:02
07:02

Lamwo Leaders Return Animals Fraudulently Shared Amongst Themselves Patrick Olila 1 5 Top story

The RDC intervened after aggrieved residents petitioned his office implicating the political leadership and a section of technical staff for fraudulently sharing the ox and ox ploughs among themselves.
10:43
10:43

Lamwo Leaders Ordered to Return Oxen Distributed Among Themselves 1 5

The directive follows a petition presented to his the office of the Resident District Commissioner, by a section of residents, pinning their leaders for distributing amongst themselves 54 herds of oxen and 34 ploughs meant for distribution to 12 community groups under the Discretionary Development Equalization Grant (DDEG).
14:35
14:35

Delayed Gov’t Funds Stalls Sugarcane Growing in Lamwo John Thomas Ogwok 3 1

Government through National Agricultural Advisory Services-Naads last year entered an agreement with clan leaders in Ayuu-Alali in Palabek Kal Sub-county to open land for sugar cane out-growers.
11:07
11:07

Host Communities Urged to Offer More Farm Land to Refugees 3 1

David Wangwe, the Camp Commandant of Palorinya Refugees Camp in Adjumani under the Officer of the Prime Minister explained that the current land allocation to refugees is not enough to undertake food security initiatives.
09:14
09:14

Deadly Land Rows Threaten Agriculture Production in Lamwo Lamwo district 3 1

Moses Eliau Osega, the Lamwo District Police Commander (DPC) disclosed that several land conflict related cases have been reported and arrests made. Eliau said the land cases are based on inter clan sentiments.
16:47
16:47

Denmark Launches UGX 161 Billion Initiative for Northern Uganda 4 1

Majbrit Holm Jakobsen, the Head of Mission at the Royal Danish Embassy of Denmark in Uganda said NURI is one of the eight programs within DANIDA portfolio allocated the largest budget allocation to deliver the desired results.
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