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15:10
15:10

Agriculture Ministry Roots For Oil Seeds Growing In Karamoja 4 1

According to the project plan, the pilot scheme will run from the selected five sub-counties per district targeting a total of 120,000 smallholder households. It also has a component of supporting oil seed production and the construction of the 2500 kilometers of community access roads to ease the transportation of produce.
16:54
16:54

Denmark, Ireland to Partner With CSOs in Karamoja on Accountability, Human Rights UGANDA LAW SOCIETY 4 3

The partnership will assist in promoting accountability, and civic engagement in the Karamoja region.
10:28
10:28

Karamoja Leaders Demand Desilting of Dams 3 1

The multi-billion water projects such as Kobebe in Moroto, Arechek in Napak, Longoromit in Kaabong, Kaomeri in Abim, and Kailong in Kotido which were constructed between 2009 and 2011 are now silted due to the poor management by the pastoral communities.
08:29
08:29

Farmers in Karamoja Decry Lack of Seeds 4 2

Jonathan Moru, a farmer from Nadunget sub-county in Moroto district, laments that despite having over four acres of land prepared for planting, he is unable to proceed without seeds.
11:58
11:58

Hundreds of Karamoja Kindergarten Children Prepare for Uganda National Play Day 5 2

On Friday, over 300 learners from selected Nursery schools from all the nine districts of Karamoja gathered at Lomukura primary school in Kotido municipality to showcase some of their games in the learning through-play approach.
08:23
08:23

3,500 Youths to Benefit from Skilling Program in Karamoja AVSI Foundation 5 1

The Programme will target youth from the entire Karamoja region with a focus on Moroto, Nakapiripirit, and Kotido Districts. It will also achieve gender equity by targeting 50 percent girls and 50 percent boys.
09:28
09:28

Lack of Resources Hinders Efforts to Implement Forceful Education in Karamoja leaders concerned 4 1

Last year, legislators from the region, under the Karamoja Parliamentary Group, presented a proposal for a free compulsory boarding education policy for all learners. The aim was to enroll Karamojong children into boarding schools for 15 years, aiming to break the cycle of warriorhood.
11:00
11:00

UPDF Preaches Peace, Unity in Karamoja 1 3

Busizoori said that other parts of the country have developed but Karamoja has remained backward because of tribal fights and lamentations. He appealed to the leaders to sensitize the people to desist from tribal fights but instead coexist as one to pave the way for development.
10:00
10:00

Reformed Karamojong Warriors Finally Receive Iron Sheets 5 1

Samuel Kalisa Bigirwa, the Chief Administrative Officer confirmed a receipt of 10686 iron sheets in the first phase to benefit 411 households. The iron sheets distribution exercise started on Thursday and it will run up to Sunday from the respective parishes. The Office of the Prime Minister launched the distribution of iron sheets on Thursday in Abim district and the exercise is expected to continue to other districts respectively. At least 28 members are targeted to benefit from the iron sheets in the first phase in the Abim town council.
10:53
10:53

Karamoja Leaders Want Resources Channeled Through Districts 4 1

The move is aimed at ensuring full utilization of resources if development is to be realized in the sub region.
12:05
12:05

Reformed Warriors Frustrated by Delayed Distribution of Iron Sheets 5 1

In November 2023, Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja flagged off the first consignment of iron sheets for distribution in the Karamoja sub-region. In the first phase of the exercise, 97,552 iron sheets will be distributed to 3,752 beneficiaries across all the nine districts of Karamoja.
13:14
13:14

Health Ministry Unveils New Community Health Strategy in Karamoja Malaria Consortium 1 3

The strategy aims to motivate community health workers, improve access to primary healthcare, and promote preventive, curative and rehabilitative services. It will be implemented by the village health teams and community health workers.
11:33
11:33

Communities Find Alternatives to Boost Education in Karamoja 1 5

Tadious Loduk, a senior teacher at Lokamite Primary School acknowledged that the community has committed to support the infrastructure at the school amidst the little resources.
12:59
12:59

UBOS Rolls Out Mapping Exercise in Karamoja Karamoja sub-region 4 1

A team from UBOS has been deployed across all nine districts of Karamoja to capture the details of administrative units, household heads, physical features, and institutions such as health facilities, schools, and churches among others.
10:05
10:05

CSOs in Karamoja Want NGO Monitoring Committees Activated 3 1

The NGO Act, 2016 provides for the establishment of District NGO Monitoring Committee in every district and the sub county to oversee the operations of partners at the grass root level. However, civil society organization has established that the NGO monitoring committees that are chaired by the Chief Administrative officer for district level and Senior Assistant Secretary for Sub County have not been operational as per the NGO act.
12:07
12:07

Karamoja Youth Ask for More Skilling Programs self employment 3 2

Anthony Sagal, a youth from Moroto district, emphasizes the importance of opening additional skilling centers to help them develop their skills and talents. He suggests that not all youth benefit from formal education, and there are those who have completed primary education but are in need of vocational training.
12:20
12:20

Karamoja Leaders Demand Cash Payments to PDM Beneficiaries Karamoja sub region 2 1

In Nabilatuk district, beneficiaries have been issued ATM cards, raising concerns about the limited banking infrastructure in South Karamoja. Sylvia Awas, the Nabilatuk district woman member of parliament, expressed her dissatisfaction with the use of electronic money transactions due to the poor mobile network connectivity in the region.
17:32
17:32

Insecurity, Lack of Facilitation Frustrates PDM Program in Karamoja 6 1 Top story

Michael Ayepa, the PDM Regional Coordinator for the Karamoja sub-region, explained that the funds are sitting idle in bank accounts because people were not adequately prepared to receive the money. Ayepa pointed out that the delayed disbursements were also hindered by insecurity, which prevented parish chiefs from accessing certain villages for registration and data collection.
11:27
11:27

Malaria Consortium Campaign Reduces Under Five Infections by Half in Napak 2 4

The program that was launched in 2022 is being implemented by the Malaria Consortium with the assistance of the Village Health Teams who are moving around door to door to deliver medicines to children under five years of age. Dr Anthony Nuwa, the country technical coordinator for Malaria consortium told URN that they have rolled out the exercise to distribute medicines to 35,000 children aged five below in Napak district.
16:36
16:36

Security Forces Intercept Trucks of Charcoal in Moroto 5 1 Top story

Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto regional police spokesperson, confirmed the arrests, stating that they were carried out in line with the presidential directives. Those involved in the charcoal trade will face charges for violating the Forestry Act, as guided by the National Environmental Management Authorities.
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