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Uganda, S.Sudan border clashes keep farmers from gardens

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of farmers in Lokung sub-county in Lamwo district have failed to access their farmlands at the contentious Uganda-South Sudan border point. This follows clashes between Uganda People Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers and South Sudan People’s Defense Forces at Otwilo in Pangira parish near Ngomoromo border …

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Uganda, South Sudan army trade blame over boundary clashes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF and South Sudan Army are trading accusations for alleged failure to respect each other’s territorial boundaries triggering clashes along the Uganda-South Sudan border. On Tuesday last week, UPDF was involved in a heavy gunfire exchange with SSPDF soldiers at Atwila …

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Three SPLA soldiers shot dead in Yumbe

Yumbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three South Sudanese Liberation Army- SPLA soldiers have been killed in a gunfire exchange with Uganda People Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers in Goboro along the Uganda-South Sudan border. The SPLA soldiers reportedly entered Kochi sub county in Yumbe district on Sunday afternoon and were intercepted …

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Uganda-South Sudan border market fails to attract traders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Ngomoromo market in Lokung sub-county, Lamwo district remains unoccupied six years after it was commissioned. The market located at Uganda-South Sudan border was constructed in 2012 by Lamwo district local government at a tune of 52 million shillings with funding from the World Bank …

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