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Security in Gulu probes South Sudanese students over firearms claims

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A number of South Sudanese students at Gulu Central High School in Gulu city were probed by intelligence following allegations of firearms within school premises. Recently, concerned parents raised concerns that some South Sudanese studying at the school have been seen with guns and live …

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Amuru district stuck with 800 South Sudanese asylum seekers

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district is stuck with over 800 South Sudanese asylum seekers who started flocking into the area about two months ago. The South Sudanese refugees have settled in Bibia and Pacilo villages in Atiak sub county. Samuel Akera, the Atiak sub county LC3 chairperson says …

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Police probe suspected murder of South Sudanese refugee

Adjumani, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Adjumani district are investigating the suspected murder of a 21-year-old South Sudanese refugee whose body was found lying in a local trading center in Pagirinya Refugee Settlement. The deceased has been identified as Paul Gawar, a resident of block 10 in Pagirinya settlement …

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South Sudanese cattle rustlers shoot and injure UPDF soldier

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people including a UPDF soldier are nursing bullet injuries sustained during a fire exchange between the army and armed South Sudanese cattle rustlers in Madi Opei sub county, Lamwo district on Monday. The civilian casualty has been identified as Peter Abac, a resident of …

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South Sudan nationals accuse Uganda border officials of harassment

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | South Sudan authorities have accused Ugandan security personnel and immigration officials of allegedly harassing their nationals. The concerns were raised by authorities of South Sudan’s Magwii County in the Eastern Equatorial state during an inter border security meeting held on Monday at the Ngomoromo border …

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Infiltration of South Sudanese militia threatens security in Amuru

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district authorities are concerned about the rampant influx of armed South Sudanese nationals. Armed South Sudanese nationals have been roaming Pachilo and Okidi Parishes in Atiak sub county, raiding cattle and attacking army establishments. Wilfred Odiya Baguma, the Atiak sub county LC III chairperson …

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Eight shot dead in Nimule

South Sudanese gunmen opened fire on fishermen killing eight on spot Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eight people have been shot dead by suspected South Sudanese gunmen at Odujoa village in Nimule. The deceased include five South Sudan nationals and three Ugandans. The eight were attacked on Thursday night while fishing on …

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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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