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Lamwo residents in fear over influx of South Sudan armed men

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Madi-Opei sub-county in Lamwo district are living in fear over the continuous influx of suspected South Sudanese armed men in the area. This follows an attack on a 45-year-old man and theft of six cattle from livestock farmers in a space of only …

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Local collaborators aiding cattle thefts in Agago -UPDF

Agago, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Army has said that the growing trend of animal theft by suspected Karamojong rustlers in Agago district is partly being aided by local collaborators within the communities. Brig Michael Kabango, the Fifth Infantry Division Commander says their intelligence indicates that the thieves are using …

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Karamoja’s wrong formula for peace

‘Steal one animal, and you or your relatives pay back three’ Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Following 15 years of peace, the Karamoja region in the semi-arid northeastern horn of Uganda is slowly slipping back into its violent and notorious past. Cattle theft and violence are increasing and a …

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