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08:58
08:58

36 Cases of Human Rights Violations Recorded in Three months in Karamoja Region UN human rights 3 1

Grace Pelly, the UN Human Deputy Country Director said that the major cases recorded include torture, arbitrary arrest during the cordon, and search operations against illegal guns.
11:31
11:31

Police Cautions Motorists Using Abim- Kotido Road Over Fresh Security Threats road ambushes 1 2

Moses Akena, the Kotido District Police Commander has appealed to travelers to avoid both early and late journeys to avert the attacks.
07:51
07:51

Church of Uganda, Act Alliance Kick Off Food Distribution in Karamoja Kotido district 3 1

‘’We lost people to hunger in big numbers. The report from Kotido District indicates that 1680 people died of hunger. During our pastoral work to the manyattas, we find children so malnourished, people very hungry, very thin and others dying in their houses and compounds,” Bishop Nasak said.
07:07
07:07

New Police Posts to Boost Security in Karamoja karamoja region 1 1

Micheal Longole, the Mt. Moroto regional police spokesperson has expressed gratitude for the project saying the police have for long been grappling with a shortage of accommodation for their personnel.
11:18
11:18

Help Recover our Fertile Land From Animals, Hungry Karamoja Elders Plead community land 4 1

Simon Nangiro, the chairperson Karamoja Elders association says they have realized that food production is important and they need back their land since wildlife revenues do not benefit the community.
10:52
10:52

Security Forces in Karamoja Recover 25,783 Stolen Cows in One Year 1 2

The security forces estimated that about 42,000 cows were stolen between the month of July 2021 up to date and security managed to recover 25,783 cows since the Usalama Kwa Yote operations commenced.
08:21
08:21

Hunger Pushes Children in Karamoja to Mining Hunger in karamoja 2 2

The children heading families say that the inability to provide adequate food to feed the family forced them to drop out of school to find other alternatives for survival.
16:22
16:22

Karamoja Women Seek Ban on Polygamy to Fight Poverty Council of Elders 3 4

Polygamy is a common practice among the Karamojong people especially the men while women are expected to be faithful to their shared husband.
14:30
14:30

Kotido Elders Boycott Karamoja Cultural Festival elders forum 1 2 Top story

Akore explained that this would be the best time for Elders from different clusters within Karamoja to come together and explore possible solutions to some of the issues affecting the region but not to enjoy when their people are dying of starvation due to hunger.
11:43
11:43

Karamojong Pastoralists Want Security Personnel to Halt Recovering Stolen Cattle Karimojong Warriors 1 3

Lobur Apaa Lochap, a pastoralist in Kotido district says sometimes raiders are forced to go for raids in an attempt to recover what is lost and through that the vice continues. He suggested that the security forces also give them time to track these animals since they understand the movement of their colleagues.
19:40
19:40

Two Karamoja Schools Fail to Turn up for National School Festival over Funds primary schools 1 2

The schools are Chepkararat Primary School in Amudat district and Kakamar Primary School in Kaabong district. They are among the five schools from the region considered for the National competition which kicked off on Monday in Kyotera district.
11:48
11:48

18 HIV Patients Reported Dead After Abandoning ARV's in Hunger-Striken Karamoja karamoja sub region 1 2

Thousands of people in Karamoja, one of Uganda’s poorest regions, are starving as a result of prolonged drought, the increase of insecurity and its associated protection risks, as well as large-scale structural and chronic vulnerabilities.
17:47
17:47

Police Profiles Cattle Markets to Avert Commercialized Raids in Karamoja security forces 1 1

The cattle markets have been linked to the spate of raids as rustlers steal cows and immediately load them on trucks for transportation out of Karamoja, a trend which, according to Micheal Longole, the Mt Moroto Regional Police Spokesperson frustrates the recovery of stolen animals.
09:44
09:44

Panic as Suspected Raiders Resort to Petty Theft in Karamoja karamojong warriors 1 2

Lucy Nakori, a resident of Loputuk sub-county in Moroto district, says that the warriors who were passing by her home carried away the food she was cooking and continued with their raiding mission.
08:12
08:12

Three Arrested over Illegal Gun Trafficking in Karamoja security forces 1 2

Among the suspects are three local leaders who are accused of dealing with gun traffickers and illegal possession of firearms.
09:36
09:36

Financial Constraints Frustrating Music Festival in Karamoja primary schools 2 2

George Odongo, the Karamoja Regional Chairperson of Music, Dance, and Drama competition, says that although the schools managed to make it to the regional level, he is skeptical about their participation in the National competition due to inadequate funding.
12:59
12:59

Relief Food Delays Irk Karamoja Leaders karamoja sub region 1 2

Research shows that most of the households in the region have depleted their essential livelihood assets, including consuming seed stocks to cope with the situation partly brought about by the erratic effects of a changing climate. Children in the region are malnourished and many, on a daily basis are succumbing to starvation.
16:46
16:46

Security Forces Defend Arrest of Reformed Cattle Rustlers in Karamoja local leaders 1 2

Brig Gen Joseph Balikudembe, the UPDF 3rd Division Commander said that some suspects who pretend to surrender guns peacefully have got a big following of raiders and setting them free becomes a mockery to the security forces. He says that several raiders who surrendered guns to the security forces have been re-arrested with more guns despite possessing amnesty certificates.
09:21
09:21

Residents Impound Illicit Waragi From Police House waragi consumption 3 4

John Robert Adupa, the LC 3 chairperson of Lotisan sub-county, says the police officer together with his wife has been trading in illicit waragi for a long time in their rented room in Kidepo trading center.
16:50
16:50

Sub-county Chairperson, District Councilor Held over GISO's Murder Napak district 1 3

Brig Joseph Balikudembe, the UPDF 3rd division Army commander said the suspects Identified as Elijah Lobucel, the sub county chairperson and Mario Logit, the district councilor are accused of masterminding the killing of the GISO in Lokopo sub county.
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