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Lamwo residents flee homes in fear of armed South Sudan bandits

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Lomwaka village in Potika sub county in Lamwo district fled their homes on Wednesday after spotting suspected bandits marauding in bushes in the area. The four-armed bandits reportedly entered the border village on Tuesday evening from Logot-Ishore Bomah in Itokos county, Eastern Equatorial …

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South Sudan humbles Uganda in AFCON qualifier

AFCON qualifiers ✳ South Sudan 1  Uganda 0 ✳ Malawi  0  Burkina Faso 0 Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Cranes suffered a set-back in the current TOTAL AFCON qualification campaign, losing 1-0 to South Sudan during a Group B duel at Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi on Monday. Gor Mahia club’s Tito Okello …

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Archbishop Odama cautions Uganda, South Sudan over boundary row

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Gulu Catholic Archbishop Dr John Baptist Odama has cautioned Uganda and South Sudan governments over fronting violence as alternatives to settle misunderstandings. His statements follow a standoff between South Sudan People’s Defence Forces- SSPDF and Uganda People’s Defence Forces soldiers on Tuesday last week …

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UPDF confirms shoot-out at South Sudan border

  Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A clash between Uganda’s army UPDF and that of South Sudan (SSDPF) occurred Tuesday along the border at Ngomoromo, with two soldiers reported killed. “Both diplomatic and military engagements are yielding positive results to restore normalcy along our common borders. UPDF will continue …

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Suspected South Sudanese bandits cited in Lamwo villages

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Suspected livestock bandits from South Sudan are reportedly marauding within the borders of Agoro and Madi Opei sub counties in Lamwo district. The Resident District Commissioner James Nabinson Kidega says he has received reports from residents claiming to have spotted unknown armed persons moving …

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South Sudan, IOM join forces to fight human trafficking

Juba, South Sudan | XINHUA | South Sudan and the UN migration agency, International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Wednesday joined forces to fight human trafficking in the east African country. IOM said it helped the South Sudanese government set up a body to help the conflict-torn country track and …

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