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Four FDC leaders in Pader suspended for supporting independent candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Pader Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party chairperson has suspended four key party officials for alleged indiscipline. Justine Ocan suspended Mark Odongkara Obeda, the secretary for publicity who double as the party spokesperson, Opobo Comboni, district party registrar in charge of elections, Ojede Pacoto and …

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Man electrocuted by falling electric cables

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A man has died in Pader district after coming in contact with a falling high voltage electricity cable. Geoffrey Komakech was reportedly walking back home when cables of a falling electricity pole landed on him and electrocuted him. The incident happened during a rainstorm …

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Soybean farmers decry poor prices

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Soybean farmers in Pader district are crying foul following a drastic drop in the price. A kilogram of soybean now costs Shillings 700 down from Shillings 3000. Sabina Alimo, a peasant farmer in Golo parish in Latanya sub county says it is a real …

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Eight unexploded ordinances destroyed in Pader

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defence Forces bomb squad have detonated eight unexploded bombs in Pader district. They were detonated on Wednesday in Pader town council and Dure village in Acholi bur town council. Dusman Okee, the Pader Resident District Commissioner says that most of the …

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Domestic violence brawl claims two in Lamwo, Pader districts

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people have been killed in Pader and Lamwo districts in domestic brawls according to police. The deceased are Angela Latoo, a resident of Aluka East village in Ogom sub county in Pader district and Francis Ogik, a resident of Logwar central village in Palabek …

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Acholi paramount chief irked by encroachment on royal land

Pader, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Acholi Paramount Chief, Rwot David Onen Acana II  is protesting the encroachment on Payira Royal clan land in Pader District. The land in question is found in Lacekocot Trading Centre in the newly created Atanga Town Council in Aruu North County. The land has been segmented …

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Achwa power station ready to generate power- UEDCL

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited -UEDCL, says the Achwa 2 hydro-electric power station is ready to generate power for distribution to domestic and commercial end-users in northern Uganda. The 42 megawatts hydroelectric power plant is located in Angagura sub county along the Achwa river …

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250 LRA victims remembered in Pader

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of residents in Latanya sub-county in Pader district on Saturday converged to remember more than 250 people who were brutally killed by the Lord’s Resistance-LRA rebels. The third commemoration prayers held in Amoko village in Golo parish was in memory of innocent civilians …

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