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Karamojong cattle rustlers target UN staff

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A team of United Nations World Food Program, WFP stationed in Karamoja are gripped with shock after a section of their team was ambushed and robbed by armed Karamojong cattle rustlers. The UN officials were ambushed on Thursday morning as they were heading for field …

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Kotido businessman shot dead by armed rustlers

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The army and police have launched a joint operation to hunt down armed thugs behind the death of a prominent businessman in Kotido district. Peter Toyon, a reformed cattle rustler was shot dead at around 9pm on Friday night while riding his motorcycle from Kotido …

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Lamwo residents in fear over influx of South Sudan armed men

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Madi-Opei sub-county in Lamwo district are living in fear over the continuous influx of suspected South Sudanese armed men in the area. This follows an attack on a 45-year-old man and theft of six cattle from livestock farmers in a space of only …

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Amuriat arrested in Kitgum

Kitgum, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC presidential candidate, Patrick Oboi Amuriat has been arrested. Amuriat was picked up by the police from Kitgum Matidi Sub County while on his way to campaign in Lamwo district.      Amuriat was from Kalongo town council in Agago district …

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