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Concern as demand for bamboo shoots up in Lamwo

Makers of beehives are only using bamboo now, because most trees have been cut down for charcoal.   Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Denis Okello started recognizing the bamboo expanse in Lamwo district as his lifeline when he was only 17- years old. Having lost his parents during the …

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Lamwo leaders flag off construction of Sh750 million irrigation project

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lamwo District leaders broke ground for theconstruction of a Shillings 750 million Irrigation scheme in Madi Opei Sub-County on Monday. The Project, which is under the Development Response to Displacement Impact Project-DRDIP, being implemented by Epicenter Africa Limited, will sit on a 15-acre piece of …

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Gunmen kill Lamwo LC1 Chairperson

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unknown gunmen have shot dead Richard Lokany, the LC I chairperson of Tedopee Village in Lukung Sub County in Lamwo district, and injured two other people including Alex Okoda and Bosco Okwang. The attack took place on Monday afternoon while Lokany and his colleagues …

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Suspected South Sudanese raid 70 cattle in Lamwo

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seventy head of cattle were on Friday stolen from Abukutu Village, Kadomera Parish, Nyimur Sub-County by suspected cattle thieves from South Sudan. It is reported that the three robbers stormed the village at 3 am and raided the animals belonging to Anthony Antanacio Ayella. James …

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LAMWO: Police impound 200 bags of charcoal and timber

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Palabek Gem sub-county, Lamwo district have impounded more than 200 logs of the endangered Afzelia Africana tree species. The logs were impounded on Wednesday from Agwata village, Cubu parish in Palabek Abera sub county, Lamwo district. Patrick Ongom, the officer-in-charge of Palabek …

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LAMWO: Thugs robbing motorcycles in exchange for guns

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thugs from Lamwo district are using the porous border between Uganda and South Sudan to smuggle guns into the country, local leaders have revealed. Richard Olal, the Chief of Paracele Clan in Nymur sub-county in Lamwo, says that the proximity of the district to South Sudan …

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Lamwo police probes two suspected fraudsters

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are investigating two women in Lamwo district on suspicion of attempting to defraud parents under the pretext of sponsoring their children for studies. The duo, Proscovia Aling and Jackline Angwech, all in their 20s were arrested from Palabek Gem sub-county on Wednesday last week …

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Twelve huts burnt in ethnic attack in Lamwo

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least twelve grass-thatched huts have been torched in an ethnic attack in Pobura parish, Madi Opei sub county in Lamwo district. The LCV chairperson, Sisto Ocen Oyet says that the clashes occurred on Wednesday night in Wigweng village, involving the members of Pobira and …

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