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19:22
19:22

Palabek Refugee Settlement Hits 60,000 Population Capacity 2 1

The settlement initially opened in 2017 sits on a 50 square miles’ piece of land donated by host communities in Palabek Ogilli and parts of Palabek Gem Sub-counties. Although it was initially meant to accommodate 40,000 refugees and asylum seekers, its capacity was increased to 60,000 after the Office of the Prime Minister-OPM acquired more land.
08:45
08:45

Herdsmen in Lamwo Sue Leaders Over Planned Eviction 1

Through their lawyer Oyet and Company Advocates, the pastoralists have filed a civil suit at Gulu High Court seeking redress against a decision reached by the leaders on October 21. They argue that the decision to forcefully evict them from Palabek County was illegal and a violation of their rights.
10:49
10:49

COVID-19 Impact Sees Increased Pregnancies Among Refugee Girls -Report 5 1

Suzan Opok Tumusiime, the Executive Director FAWEU told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the report is part of a national study conducted in 25 districts to assess the impact of COVID-19 among girls and young women.
11:41
11:41

Lamwo District Speaker, RDC Bicker over Blocking Council Meetings 1 2

Amone had convened an emergency council meeting for councillors to realign the boundary of the newly created Lamwo East County to suit the need of the community following concerns from the community and a section of local leaders.
15:03
15:03

Lamwo Turns Refugee Reception into Quarantine Centre South Sudan Refugee 1

Lamwo Resident District Commissioner James Nabinson Kidega says the reception centre will provide temporary shelter for the drivers as they wait for testing and laboratory results.
11:23
11:23

Slow Pace of Paloga SEED School Construction Worries Lamwo Leaders 2 1 Top story

The project, undertaken by ZEEP Construction Uganda Ltd covers the construction of an administration block, three-storied classroom blocks, a library, kitchen, multipurpose science and ICT laboratories, staff houses, latrines and a playground.
07:33
07:33

Electricity Cooperative Society Offices Closed over Persistent Power Outage Lamwo District 2 1

Geoffrey Nyeko, the Palabek Kal Sub-County Chairperson says the area has not had electricity for the past two months without any PACMEC officials laboring to explain the cause of the power outage.
11:50
11:50

Kitgum COVID-19 Taskforce Rejects Lamwo's Request for Quarantine Space

Charles Byamugisha Maserino, the Sector Intelligence Officer for Kitgum and Lamwo districts noted that Lamwo district officials have requested to relocate some suspects to Kitgum due to space challenges.
16:08
16:08

Lamwo RDC, LCV Chairperson Bicker over Implementation Of Covid-19 Directives UNHCR 3 1

The two leaders have had counter-accusations for nearly a month since the country went into lockdown with each accusing the other of insubordination, sparking fears that their conducts are crippling efforts geared towards implementation of COVID-19 directives.
13:22
13:22

Lamwo Officials Run To Stakeholders to Support Measles Campaign Agoro Subcounty 1 Top story

Lamwo District Health Educator, Obote Odwar told URN in an interview on Tuesday that the planned measles campaign seeks to contain further outbreak across the district as they continue with routine immunization.
19:25
19:25

Measles Cases Rise to 26 in Lamwo Agoro Subcounty 1

The first five confirmed cases of measles were registered in the four villages of Agoro sub-county on January 10, 2020, from a sample of 18 children who had suspected symptoms of the disease. Lamwo District Health Educator Obote Odwar says that 21 patients who had similar symptoms were confirmed to be positive a week later.
15:22
15:22

Lamwo Village Chairpersons Undergoing Orientation on Responsibilities 5

The four-day-long capacity building training that commenced on Friday is facilitated by the Institute of Parliamentary Studies (IPS), to specially acquaint the local leaders with budgeting processes, revenue mobilization and enhancement amidst other issues.
19:44
19:44

Police Unitports Lie Idle In Lamwo Lokung Subcounty 1 2 Top story

Joachin Ocan Opoka, the Lokung Sub County LC III Chairperson told URN in an interview that they have been operating without police officers for the past two and half years, yet their houses were constructed.
11:45
11:45

Uganda-South Sudan Border Market Fails To Attract Traders Lokung Subcounty 4 3 Top story

Obwona kibwa, the Lokung Sub county LCIII Vice Chairperson says traders within Ngomoromo village refused to occupy the market because they alleged its located far away from the trading center with no proper security.
15:47
15:47

Broken Bridge Paralyses Transport in Lamwo collapsed bridge 3 1

The bridge located Amot-Larom village in Ayuu-Alali parish was constructed by Lamwo District Local Government in the financial year 2017/2018 collapsed under the weight of heavy trucks carrying logs in August last year. It serves as a major transport route connecting the two sub-counties of Lokung and Palabek Kal.
21:35
21:35

Nakalema’s Team Raids Lamwo, Kitgum Districts Over Corruption Allegations 2 1 Top story

The team also intends to retrieve a file from Kitgum Central Police station for delivery to Police Headquarters for further investigation on allegations that a prominent Lawyer, Jude Ogik swindled Shillings 1 billion meant for compensating Pajimo community members.
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.
07:31
07:31

Family Demands Compensation for Water Project Land World Bank Uganda 1 Top story

The project undertaken by Communications and Accessories Ltd was meant to address water challenges faced by residents who had been confined in Internally Displaced People’s-IDP camps during the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army-LRA Insurgency in Northern region.
12:11
12:11

UNRA Faulted Over Poor State Of Madi-Opei-Agoro Road Madi-Opei Subcounty 1

The leaders say the road has not been maintained since the year begun and has become impassable for vehicles due to heavy rains currently being experienced in the district.
07:29
07:29

RDC Suspends UGX 500M Project Over Shoddy Works police station 2 3 Top story

According to Kidega, the contractor was expected to use concrete blocks made from stone dust but he instead used blocks produced on the site using local sand, murrum soil and cement.
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