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Black flies upsurge sparks fear among residents of Lamwo, Pader

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rural communities in Lamwo and Pader districts are living in fear of experiencing new cases of nodding syndrome due to an upsurge in black flies. People living along the belt of the fast-flowing river Achwa, say that since November last year, the population of black …

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Woman in custody over alleged murder of co-wife

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Pader district has arrested a woman for allegedly killing her co-wife in Nekneno village, Atoo Parish. The suspect, Winnie Adoch allegedly stabbed Winnie Lawino to death using a knife in a cassava garden. Okot, a resident in the area reveals that the …

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Pader council allocates Agora ranch land to UIA for industrial park

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pader district council has approved the giveaway of Agora ranch land measuring 500 acres to Uganda Investment Authority-UIA, for the construction of an industrial park that will be named after the late Deputy Inspector General of Police-DiGP, Lt. Gen Paul Lokech. The district LC V …

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Pader residents donate 500 acres of land for industrial park

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents in Kilak sub county, Pader district have donated over 500 acres of land to the government for the establishment of an industrial park in the vicinity. Ray Charles Okwir, the councillor representing Pader sub county says that the decision is in response to the …

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Man killed in bar brawl over UGX 1,000

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A 45 year old man in Pader district has succumbed to head injuries he sustained during a fight over Shillings 1,000 in a bar. The deceased has been identified as Walter Okello, a resident of Lapul sub-county. He was reportedly hit on the head with …

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Pader district executives accused of sharing OWC piglets

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Pader district executive committee are under the spotlight for allegedly sharing 154 piglets delivered under the Operation Wealth Creation-OWC program for distribution to residents. According to available information, OWC notified the district about a consignment of 182 piglets but only 154 were delivered …

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Creditors try to impound beds from Health Center

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two creditors stormed Pajule Health Centre IV in Pader district on Friday in an attempt to impound assets of the health facility for unpaid work.  David Opira and Francis Odokonyero Lanyango raided the medical ward and tried to impound property. Tito Brilliant, the Pajule …

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Man arrested assembling bombs in Pader district

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A joint security team comprising the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence and Joint Anti-Terrorist Task Force (JATT) have arrested a man suspected to be a terrorist in Pader town council in Pader district. The suspect was arrested on Thursday from Atimikica Guest House in Pader town …

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Gen Lokech’s clan members ask Ugandans to forgive him

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The members of Pa’Lubele clan in Paipir village, Pader district where the former Deputy Inspector General of Police Maj Gen. Paul Lokech hails from have asked Ugandans to forgive their son for any wrongs he could have committed during his tour of duty. Gen. Lokech …

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