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17:52
17:52

Lango Leaders, CSOs Condemn Increase in Mob Justice lango sub region

Up to 11 suspected thieves have been lynched and burnt to ashes in the districts of Lira and Kole since July 2018. They include 32-year-old Solomon Odongo, a resident Anai village, Lira Sub County who was accused of killing a mobile money operator and escaping from lawful custody. On April, 17th, 2019, Jasper Okello Ongu, a local trader at Bala Trading Centre in Kole district was killed and the remains burnt to ashes. Just after a day, another suspected thief identified as Jimmy Owiny, a resident of Alito Sub County in Kole district was beaten to death and his body was set on fire.
12:15
12:15

Museveni Directs Attorney General to Expedite Validation of Lango Claimants compensation 1 Top story

According to court records, the claimants are demanding more than 1.3 cows valued at Shillings 900,000 each and about 850,000 goats valued at Shillings 150,000 each.
18:32
18:32

Lango War Claimants Petition Court over Delayed Compensation lango sub region

Justice Alex Mackay Ajiji, the Lira resident High Court judge has set February 16th, 2019 as the date to have Attorney General and Secretary to Treasury, Keith Muhakanizi appearing to respond to the petition.
11:56
11:56

Lawyer Wants UGX 20 Billion Lango Compensation Probed cattle compensation 1

In 2011, the government through the Office of the Prime Minister released over 20 billion shillings for the payment of cattle compensation in Lango and Kitgum. However, Makmot says that the money never reached the intended beneficiaries.
10:27
10:27

Lango Cultural Institution Wants Presidential Pledges Fulfilled in 2019 lango sub region 1 2

Some of the unfulfilled pledges include construction of Lango Palace, tarmacking of Rwekunye-Masindi Port, Apac through Lira to Acholi-bur highway, cattle compensation of lost livestock and construction of a modern Airfield and among others.
13:27
13:27

Lango Police Officers Prosecuting Criminal Cases lango sub region 3

Jane Okuo Kajuga, the DPP spokesperson, says that police officers are only constitutionally mandated to investigate cases and present it to DPP for prosecution.
11:28
11:28

Lango MPs Petition Parliament over Delayed Compensation cattle compensation 1 3

More than 70,000 local residents successfully sued the government of Uganda in Lira high court over their stolen livestock and other property during variuos insurgencies that occured in the region some years back.Through their lawyer, Alex Bashasha of Bashasha and Co.Advocate, the residnets under the case of Betty Akello and Sam Obua were awarded huge compensation for the lost animals and damages in 2014.Since then the group has never been paid by the government.
15:28
15:28

CSOs Raise Red Flag on Violence Against Children in Lango lango sub region

In their joint statement presented by Morish Chris Ongom, the Executive Director of Global Forum for Development, the CSOs note that 4,771 cases of child marriages were registered in Oyama district alone last year, 3, 006 in Lira, 2565 in Kole and 995 in Dokolo district.
10:35
10:35

Overwhelming Turn-up For Mass Meningitis Immunization lango sub region 2

Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the District Health Officer, explains that in Lira alone, they had projected that at least 33,000 people would be immunised by the end of the exercise next Monday. However, Ocen said by end of business yesterday about 20,000 had already been immunised.
12:05
12:05

Former Amuka Militias Sue Government Over Unpaid salary Arrears amuka boys 1

The militias want court to compel government to pay their unpaid dues as well as fulfilling all the pledges that were made by President Yoweri Museveni towards improving their welfare after the demoblisation. They are demanding for about five billion shillings.
12:43
12:43

Excitement as Gulu University Opens Branch in Lira lango sub region 1

A total of 86 private students have been admitted as Gulu University opens its branch in Lira district this month.
10:11
10:11

Apac Residents Want UGX1.5b Compensation for Torture maruzi ranch

About 1500 residents living at Maruzi ranch in Akokoro Sub County, Apac district, are demanding a compensation of 1.5 billion shillings from the government for alleged torture. The residents claim that on January 2, 2012, they were tortured and harassed by a group of game rangers under the command of Apac Resident District Commissioner Justin Kasibante.
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