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Lango MPs call off demo after meeting Museveni

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Lango Parliamentary Group (LPG) have called off their earlier planned demonstration over the poor status of Lira-Kamdini road after meeting the president. The association had organized a peaceful demonstration over the road which for years has claimed lives or its users. In …

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Continuous spray of pesticides affecting honey production in Lango

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bee farmers in Lango sub region are attributing the reduction in honey production to the continuous spraying of crops using pesticides. Over the years, farmers have applied chemicals to control both pests and diseases that ravage crops in the region. Such spraying was in 2020 …

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4,000 approved for cattle compensation in Lira

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 4,000 people in Lira district will be compensated for lost cattle during the conflict in the Lango region. The beneficiaries are drawn from all sub-counties in Lira district and the two divisions of Lira city. According to a list released by the Attorney General, …

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Increase in murder cases worries leaders in Lango

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Authorities in Lango are worried over the increasing number of murder cases in the sub-region. Records from North Kyoga police region which covers the entire Lango sub-region show that 92 murder cases were reported between January and May this year. In January alone, police registered …

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Over UGX 2.7m collected from motorists defying SOPs in Lango

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in North Kyoga region have collected 2,780,000 million Shillings from motorists defying COVID-19 standard operating procedures in Lango sub region in one week. The money has been collected through fines from boda- boda riders and drivers caught operating beyond curfew hours as well as …

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SOP violators in Lango caned, forced to buy masks at sh5,000

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders in the various districts in Lango sub-region are crafting by-laws and practical measures to ensure that the people abide by the COVID-19 prevention Standard Operating Procedures -SOPs. Concerned citizens and soldiers have also been seen enthusiastically administering corporal punishment to violators in some …

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