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07:15
07:15

Residents Suspend Use of Oxen for Ploughing Over Insecurity Cattle theft 4 1 Top story

John Lowal, a resident of Kangole, says that their cattle are only secure in the protected kraals and the community is scared of releasing oxen for ploughing for fear of falling victims to rustlers. Lowal says that the raiders have a tendency of ambushing communities while they are in their gardens and take away their animals.
10:40
10:40

TB Patients in Napak Skip Treatment over Lack of Food 3 1

Many parts of Karamoja are food insecure due to a combination of factors including the renewed cattle rustling and prolonged drought.
07:21
07:21

Police Arrest Suspected Suppliers of Ammunition to Rustlers 1 1 Top story

Micheal Longole, the Mt. Moroto Region Police Spokesperson, says that they picked up the suspects in tactical operations in Matany trading center. He identifies the suspects as Moses Lokol and Micheal Lomonyang, both residents of Kayapas village in Lokopo sub-county, Napak district.
15:43
15:43

Napak Leaders Ask Gov't for Permission to Form Vigilante Group local government 3 1 Top story

John Paul Kodet, the Napak district LC V Chairperson, says that while there are plans to protect Teso, the government should consider protecting Napak residents as well because they are unarmed and victims of cattle raids.
15:57
15:57

Pastoralists Stranded with Over 10,000 Cattle in Napak local government 2 1

The affected community is the Bokora from Napak, who have been grazing their animals in the areas of Teso. But amidst raids by the Karamojong rustlers which forced a score of people in Kabelebyong district to flee their homes, the pastoralists have been forced to evacuate Teso, pushing them back to the drylands in Napak district.
08:34
08:34

Pian, Bokora Ethnic Clashes Displace Over 2000 People 4 1

Paul Lokol, the LC 5 chairperson of Nabilatuk district told URN on the phone that the security situation in Nabwal is getting out of hand and has forced several families to flee their homes in order to save lives.
11:12
11:12

UPDF, Karimojong Warriors Clash Leaves One Dead In Napak

Micheal Longole, the Karamoja regional police Spokesperson confirmed the exchange saying the warriors were heading for a raiding mission in Lokopo. “As they were entering to drive animals out of the Kraal, our troops were prepared properly and engaged them," he said.
12:42
12:42

Matany Hospital Needs UGX 900m for Intensive Care Unit 1 1

The hospital, located in Matany Town Council, Napak district was built 50 years ago at the request of the Comboni missionaries. It has since become the de facto regional referral facility for the population of Karamoja, an extremely remote region, with very poor health indicators. It also serves the neighbouring districts of Teso and West Kenya.
19:10
19:10

Soldier Shoots Napak Police Officer Dead at Protected Incident Scene

Cpl. John Francis Osema attached to Lorengechora CID department at Lorengechora police post was killed on Tuesday night by a UPDF soldier who was securing a vehicle which had caught fire.
14:44
14:44

Napak Woman Arrested for Torturing Daughter Child abuse

It's not the first time that this woman has done this to her children according to neighbours, and a similar offense was witnessed when she broke the leg of her elder boy identified as Joseph Losike who is now about 8 years old.
13:30
13:30

Police Officer on the Run After Releasing Prime Suspect police bond 1

Sgt. Joyce Alioro reportedly released a prime suspect irregularly on Saturday after a burglary and theft offence at Kapuat Primary School in Napak district where thieves stole 58 mattresses and other property kept by the pupils at the school when schools closed for due to covid-19 pandemic.
16:15
16:15

Karamoja-based Matany Hospital Gets Nod for Offering Affordable Treatment COVID-19 task force 4 1

The Catholic founded not-for-profit health facility charges 50,000 Shillings for the treatment of COVID-19 patients. It also charges a flat rate of 10,000 Shillings for any ailment and 5,000 Shillings for treating children.
10:47
10:47

Karamoja Risks Complex Emergency With COVID-19, Famine and Insecurity-Health Experts Parliament 3 1

Dr. James Lemukol, the Napak District Health Officer, says that the region is already experiencing family because of the prolonged drought.
17:17
17:17

Police Stranded with 17 Murder Suspects in Napak 2

Michael Longole, the Police Spokesperson for Mt. Moroto says their investigations into the case are complete. He however says that the suspects cannot be remanded on charges of murder due to suspension of court operations over covid 19 pandemic.
08:25
08:25

Museveni Tasks Karamoja MPs on Insecurity armed warriors 3 1 Top story

Apanaluk died leaving behind 54 wives, 187 children, 116 grandchildren and more than 2,000 head of cattle. The incident has created a rift between the Bokora (people Napak district) and the Pian (people of Nabilatuk and Nakapiripirit) as the former want to revenge the killing of their elder and son.
17:49
17:49

Gov't Delivers Relief Aid to Flood Victims in Napak OPM 2 1

Richard Sebandeke, the Napak Chief Administrative Officer, says that the items delivered to the district include, 100 bags of maize, 60 bags of beans, 500 mosquito nets, and 200 tarpaulins.
15:28
15:28

Heavy Rains Wreak Havoc in Napak District 1

The most affected sub counties include; Lotome, Ngoleriet, Kangole town council and Matany with many families affected as well.
13:28
13:28

Napak Residents Demostrate over Increasing Insecurity Police 4 1

Among the six killed in the past two weeks is Benjamin Lomongin, a parish chief of Nabwal in Iri- Iri Sub County who was shot dead when muggers attacked his home on January 30. The community now faults the police and the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF for failing to provide security to the communities.
11:04
11:04

Napak Registers Highest Growth of Voter Numbers in Uganda civic education 3

The rise in number of new voters in Napak has been attributed to the increase in civic education in the area that caught the attention of the youth to engage in peaceful politics rather than the politics of protests.
23:14
23:14

New Farming Technology Gives Hope to Fight Hunger in Karamoja Napak District 3 1

With funding from USAID, NaSARRI has introduced six new varieties of sorghum, millet and green grams, their yields have impressed residents in Napak District. This, according to experts, will reduce hunger crisis in the region that is heavily dependent on food aid from World Food Programme.
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