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Plan International provides PPEs for districts in Lango region

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Plan International has diverted over Shillings 598 million from its planned activities to provide Personal Protective equipment-PPEs to districts in Lango region. The organisation has procured and distributed PPEs to Dokolo, Otuke, Lira, Alebtong, Kole, Kwania and Apac districts. The procured PPEs include 160 …

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12 police officers arrested for alleged torture in Lango

Lango, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 12 police officers have been arrested in Lango sub-region for allegedly torturing and extorting money from civilians during the implementation of the curfew. Three officers arrested from Otuke district include the OC Station Ogwete Police outpost Julius Ocen, Patrick Ameny and constable Boniface Owiny. …

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130 drought affected farmers benefit from crop insurance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | About 130 farmers in Lango sub region who lost their crops and recorded poor harvest in the first season of 2019 have been compensated. The crops were affected by inconsistent rains and prolonged drought between the months of March and June. The affected farmers …

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Museveni delivers on some of his pledges in Lango

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has finally fulfilled some of his key pledges to the people in Lango sub region that he made about two years ago while touring the region. Some of the notable pledges that were delivered by Museveni on Friday this week include …

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Farmers in Lango dash to plant crops

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Farmers in Lango sub-region have taken advantage of the early rains to plant crops. Previously planting season would begin with first rain in late January and continues until October when the rain would reduce before ushering dry season. But in the recent years, the …

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Former LRA abductees in Lango accuse gov’t of neglect

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 500 former Lord’s Resistance Army -LRA abductees in Lango sub-region are demanding for compensation from the government. The group under their umbrella, Lango Former LRA Captives and Returnees Association notes that most of them are in dire need for help, yet government …

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