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Ker Luo and Kwar Adhola start World Forum of Luo Kings

  Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nearly 500 years after the descendants of Adhola and Owiny separated in present day Tororo in Uganda, their descendants on Thursday November 7, 2019 signed a pact confirming their blood relationship, and agreed to reunite and work together. There was a brief cultural …

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Luo Council of Elders plan historic visit to Uganda

Tororo, Uganda | Louis Jadwong | Members of the Luo Council of Elders from Siaya County in western Kenya will visit Uganda on a three-day cultural exchange starting on Tuesday. The Jopadhola Prime Minister (Jago)  Richard Josel Obbo confirmed preparations for the visit are in an advanced stage, saying he will …

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Jopadhola Community Education Fund starts with $1000 boost

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Jopadhola Community Education and Scholarship Trust (TJC EAST) fund was on Saturday launched, with Kenyan physical planning expert Engineer Vincent K’Odera from Kisumu boosting it with an offer of $1,000 (sh3.6 million) cash. Engineer Vincent K’Odera, who as a member of the Luo …

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Jopadhola 2019 conference at Makerere to highlight education

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A conference to create awareness of the role that education plays as a factor in the development of the Jopadhola will be held at Makerere University on Saturday, August 31, 2019. The cultural head of the Jopadhola, Kwar Adhola Moses Stephen Owor will be …

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President Museveni hails Kwar Adhola’s leadership

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has hailed the leader of the Jopadhola, Kwar Adhola Moses Stephen Owor, and the Tieng Adhola Cultural Institution (TACI) for partnering with government in its efforts to spread development in Tororo. “I commend your good leadership and partnership with government in …

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Kwar Adhola calls for end to land fragmentation

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kwar Adhola Moses Stephen Owor has challenged the Jopadhola to end land fragmentation, which he says has made it difficult for large scale commercial agriculture to be undertaken in Padhola. The cultural leader of the Jopadhola said the region will not benefit from the modern …

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