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Lamwo district seeks UGX45M to photocopy learning materials

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lamwo district education department is hunting for over Shillings 45 million to photocopy additional self-help learning materials for primary and secondary school learners. The Lamwo District Education Officer, Barnabas Langoya tabled the request before the COVID-19 Taskforce saying the department had received less learning …

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LDUs deployed to plant sugarcane in Lamwo over manpower shortage

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Agriculture has resorted to deploying Local Defense Unit Personnel -LDU to plant seed canes at Ayuu Alali sugarcane plantation, Palabek kal sub county in Lamwo district. This comes as Horyal Investment Holding Company Ltd contracted by the government to implement the …

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Lamwo residents in panic as stray lions kill six cattle

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two stray lions believed to have escaped from Kidepo Valley National park have killed six cows in Katum East village in Padibe East sub county in Lamwo district triggering panic among residents. The lions are said to have invaded a kraal containing over 500 animals …

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Sim sim prices fall as middlemen exploit farmers in Lamwo

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Several farmers in Kitgum and Lamwo districts are counting loses from sales of sim sim following a sharp drop in prices this season. Local leaders in the two districts which are known to produce bulk sim sim in the region attribute the low …

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Uganda-South Sudan border market fails to attract traders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Ngomoromo market in Lokung sub-county, Lamwo district remains unoccupied six years after it was commissioned. The market located at Uganda-South Sudan border was constructed in 2012 by Lamwo district local government at a tune of 52 million shillings with funding from the World Bank …

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Gov`t to renovate Agoro irrigation scheme

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government through the Water and Environment Ministry has set aside Shillings 6 billion for the renovation of Agoro Irrigation Scheme in Agoro sub county in Lamwo district. The Ministry’s Spokesperson for Northern Region, Brenda Akao, says work has already commenced with the procurement of the …

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