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10:56
10:56

Solar Power Mini Grid Project Worth UGX18 Billion Launched in Lamwo 4 3

The hybrid solar mini grids are designed in such a way that electricity is generated from renewable solar power and connected to the remote grid that subsequently provides electricity to several customers in the given rural and urban location.
12:01
12:01

Lamwo Sugarcane Project Suffers Setback as Transportation of Casual Workers is Halted Atiak Sugar Factory 3

Horyal Investment Holding Company Limited had planned to transport the laborers to Katunguru Pa Wod Ating Village in Ayuu Alali Parish in Palabek Kal Sub County to plant seed canes on 6,500 hectares of land this week. Horyal Investment Holding Company Limited was due to transport the laborers to Katunguru Pa Wod Ating Village, Ayuu Alali Parish in Palabek Kal Sub County to plant seed canes this week on 6,500 hectares of land.
15:48
15:48

Lamwo Leaders Halt Aswa Forest Boundary Opening 3

Hundreds of residents occupying the land started a Protest on Friday morning alleging that the exercise may see them evicted from the land they called home for many years. They also accuse NFA officials of destroying their crops and brutalizing those challenging the exercise.
13:15
13:15

Lamwo Residents Protest Opening of Aswa River Forest Boundary Uganda Police Force 3

Officials from NFA backed up by armed anti-riot police officers and Uganda People’s Defense Forces [UPDF] Soldiers on Thursday embarked on reopening boundary of the 8,548 hectares of land.
13:06
13:06

Lamwo Residents Block Major Road In Protest Against NFA

Omal told URN this morning that the residents used stones, boulders, and logs and also burnt used tyres to block the road.
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.
18:11
18:11

Lamwo Investor On the Spot for Destroying Shea Nut Trees 4 1

In September, Horyal Investment Holding Company started clearing 12,000-acres of land.
14:40
14:40

Stray Buffalo Kills Farmer in Lamwo 1

The Lamwo Resident District Commissioner, James Nabinson Kidega told reporters that stray herds of Buffaloes have invaded and destabilized residents across three Sub-counties in the district since the beginning of February.
15:00
15:00

Two Arrested in Renewed Crackdown on Illegal Logging 1 2

James Nabinson Kidega, the Lamwo Resident District Commissioner told URN the duo was arrested in a renewed crackdown on illegal loggers. Kidega says the suspects were heading to Agwata West village in Cubu parish where they had already bought trees for felling.
07:22
07:22

Residents Protest Lamwo Sugarcane Growing Project 2 1

The Lamwo district LC 5 Chairperson ,John Komakech Ogwok blames the National Agriculture Advisory Services NAADS for the mess, saying it hurriedly engaged the investor without involving the district and land owners.
16:26
16:26

Lamwo Residents Want Leaders Probed over Illegal Logging 2 1

The residents revealed to URN that an inner circle of local leaders; law enforcement agencies, the army and police are heavily involved in the harvest, transportation and purchase of timber in violation of the law.
18:21
18:21

Lamwo Leaders Impound Trucks Ferrying illegal Logs 1

Despite the Ministry of Water and Environment banning cutting transportation, and sale of Afzelia Africana trees, shea nut trees, and products made from them last year, trade continues to boom.
12:04
12:04

Clan Chiefs Accuse Lamwo RDC Of Intimidation Over Land

Nyimur Multipurpose Water Resources Project that began in 2016 is a trans-boundary project between Uganda and South Sudan with an overall objective of flood mitigation, irrigation infrastructure, electricity generation, fisheries development, water supply and sustainable land management program.
13:42
13:42

Lokung Health Center Hit by Water Crisis 1

Charles Obita, the In-charge of the laboratory notes that results of the examinations done in the laboratory risk being compromised because of the appalling sanitary conditions.
17:55
17:55

Residents Demand Relocation of UPDF Detach 4 1

Jonathan Rutabingwa, the Lamwo Resident District Commissioner says it is in the best interest of the government to protect civilians and their properties. He says the District Security Committee will look into the request of the residents.
13:20
13:20

Lamwo To Host Trans-boundary Irrigation Scheme ronald kibuule 2 1

The Lamwo trans-boundary irrigation scheme will generate 140KW of Electricity and supply water to six irrigation schemes in Uganda and South Sudan.
11:50
11:50

African Union Gives Uganda Money To Demarcate Disputed Borders 2 1

Uganda has secured an undisclosed amount of money from the African Union-AU to demarcate all disputed border areas with her neighbours.
15:07
15:07

Malaria Epidemic: Health Workers Recalled From Leave 2 1

Dr. Charles Oyoo Akiya, the Lamwo district Health Officer DHO says the health workers on duty were fast getting exhausted and overwhelmed by the number of patients seeking treatment in the 23 health care facilities in the district.
11:33
11:33

Lamwo Residents Demand Role In Local Mining Activities 2 2

Opira Godfrey Okeny, the Chairperson of Lokung Community Development Association says the residents know very little about the drilling and the environmental issues related to the exploration activities. He cited the management of drill wastes and mud cuttings as key concerns where the community should be involved.
12:10
12:10

Lamwo Leaders Irked by Recurrent Power Outage power outages 3

Charles Ocaya, the Lamwo Town council chairperson says the current power outage was due to a break down in the connection line linking the district to the national grid through Kitgum district.
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