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Man assaults uncle to death over UGX 2,000

Kole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kole district are holding a young man accused of kicking his uncle to death over Shillings 2,000. The suspect is Komakech Eli, while the deceased is Otim Oleke, a  resident of Abiro-poo village in Abur parish, Ayer sub county, Kole district. Ambrose Okai, an …

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Kole residents embark on tree planting campaign

Kole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Kole district have embarked on a door-to-door campaign to lobby every member of the village to incorporate tree planting in their farming activities in order to mitigate the effects of climate change. According to Global Forestry Watch, between 2001 to 2021, Kole district …

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Speaker directs on protection of residents in Kole district

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister for Security, Jim Muhwezi, has been directed by Speaker Anita Among to protect residents being illegally evicted by National Forest Authority (NFA) in Kole district. Among, who chaired the House on Thursday, 14 April 2022, said that the minister needs to ensure that peace …

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Parish chief commits suicide over failure to repay loan

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPEDNENT | Two people in Lira, Kole district have committed suicide over failure to service loans acquired. In Lira, Patrick Oming, the Amokoge Parish Chief in Wiodyek sub county decided to end his life after failing to pay back the money he obtained from Nen Anyim savings …

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Kole Asian murder suspects’ bail hearing deferred

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lira High Court is yet to start hearing the bail application of two Asian traders accused of the alleged murder of an 11-year-old pupil in Kole District. The suspects, Vayas Fravey 27, and Madmay Gaga 22 on Friday appeared before Lira Resident High Court Judge, …

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