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Police, RDC trade blame over illegal logging in Lamwo

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Environmental Protection Police Unit (EPPU) and Lamwo Resident District Commissioner, Geoffrey Osborn Oceng are trading accusations over illegal logging in the district. It follows the altercation last week between the EPPU and security personnel led by Oceng during an operation in Agula village, Abera …

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Gov’t disburses UGX 11Bn for land compensation in Amuru

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has disbursed 11 Billion shillings for the second phase of land compensation in Lakang sub county, Amuru district. Michael Lakony, the Amuru LCV chairperson says that the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development wired eleven billion shillings to the bank accounts of …

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Three arrested for attacking Amuru RDC

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Amuru district have arrested three suspected criminal gang members for allegedly attacking the Amuru Resident District Commissioner. The suspects are Bitek Okot, 20, Denise Onen,19, and Lawrence Onencan Owachi,18, all residents of Torokal village, Amuru sub county in Amuru district. They allegedly …

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VHTs storm Amuru RDC’s office over training allowances

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Members of the Lamogi Sub-County Village Health Teams – VHT have petitioned the Amuru Resident District Commissioner Geoffrey Osborn Oceng over irregularities in payments for the ongoing COVID-19 home-based care training. The district health department rolled out training of 29 VHTs in home-based care for …

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Police deploys to guard road constructor in Pabbo township

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have deployed in Pabbo township in Amuru district to guard a road contractor following uproar for compensation by residents. It comes a day after Amuru Resident District Commissioner-RDC, Geoffrey Osborn Oceng, Chief Administrative Officer-CAO Thomson Obong, Town Clerk Lilly Laker and LC 3 chairperson, Christopher …

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Leaders raise concern about substandard goods in Elegu

Elegu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda National Bureau of Standards – UNBS has warned of the infiltration of unsafe and sub-standard goods being smuggled into the country through the porous borders in Elegu Town Council, Amuru District. Fredrick Joseph Otim, the Bureau’s Inspector says several substandard goods are being …

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Six Ugandans detained in South Sudan for illegal logging

South Sudan army picked up the Ugandans while cutting trees in a forest in Magwi county Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six Ugandan nationals are in the custody of South Sudanese authorities for illegal logging. They are Richard Otto, Gaetano John, Bosco Ouma, Michael Onono, Richard Otto and Geoffrey Kilama, …

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