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UWA halts search for stray lions in Alebtong

Alebtong, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) rangers have called off the search for two stray lions sighted in Alebtong and Otuke District. Locals discovered a carcass of a cow and footmarks of what appears to be a lion and a cub. The lions are believed to have …

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Stray lions trigger panic among residents in Alebtong

Alebtong, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Adwir sub county in Alebtong district are living in fear due to presence of stray lions in their area. On Sunday, locals discovered a carcass of a cow and footmarks of what appears to be a lion and a cub. The lions are …

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LCI chairman arrested for abetting mob action

Alebtong, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Alebtong district is holding a local council one chairperson for aiding a mob in murdering a suspected thief. Jackson Awany, the 49 year old LCI of Obangangeo village, Abongoatin parish in Amugo sub-county was arrested on Monday following the death of Andrew Anyang, a …

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Minister orders probe of Alebtong DEO over suspected corruption

Alebtong, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Education and Sports has ordered for an investigation into Alebtong District Education Officer over suspected corruption. Denis Hamson Obua, who also doubles as the Ajuri County member of parliament gave the orders during the monitoring of the funds released by …

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Unknown assailants kill Alebtong town clerk at his residence

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unknown assailants have killed Denis Ogwang Adar, the town clerk of Alebtong town council in Alebtong district. The assailants hit Adar with a blunt object outside his residence in Baropuu ‘A’ village, Angwetangwet parish in Lira City East Division on Monday night. They also injured …

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Lightning kills 5 family members in Omoro sub county

Alebtong, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A a flash of lightning has claimed the lives of five family members in Alebtong district. The dead are Peter Owaa, Vicky Odongo and Desmond Owaa, both adults. The others are Raphael Elem and Silver Acur, all children below ten years of age. With the …

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