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11:19
11:19

Lands Ministry to Cancel Fraudulently Acquired Land Title in Katakwi 3 2

The land in Atapar Village, Okore Sub County in Katakwi district was leased to three individuals who include John Akubal, Emmanuel Okubu and Grace Titin on February 7, 2019. However, the community has since protested the lease on grounds that the said individuals duped them into releasing their land.
11:04
11:04

Couple Murdered in Katakwi katakwi district 1 1

The bodies of Emmanuel Ojirot and his wife, Teddy Achodet were discovered on Tuesday by residents after realizing that the house had remained closed through out the day.
10:06
10:06

Police Retools Commanders to Redeem Image AIGP Edward Ochom 3 1 Top story

On Friday, the Director of Human Resource Development at UPF, Godfrey Goloba passed out 170 District Police Commanders- DPCs drawn from across the country after undergoing a refresher three months course at Olilim Counter-Terrorism Police Training School in Katakwi District.
09:37
09:37

Two District Officials Arrested for Extortion in Illegal Cattle Market Katakwi District 1

East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman Oscar Gregg Ageca says that personnel from Katakwi Central Police Station were tipped off about the illegal operation and acted to stop it by dispersing the market and arresting the officers.
11:24
11:24

UPDF Deploys More Soldiers in Katakwi Katakwi District 2 1

Simon Peter Iranit, a resident of Aputon Village in Ngariam Sub County, says the cattle thefts in the area have worsened with residents losing cattle every day. He told our reporter that in the last four days, the village has lost six cattle to rustlers who raid the village at night.
05:38
05:38

Six Policemen Injured in Katakwi Accident Katakwi District 1 2

According to the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman, Oscar Greg Ageca says that the patrol car swerved off the road after a tyre burst and overturned several times. The injured were rushed to Katakwi General Hospital.
14:05
14:05

Katakwi Security Committee Moves To Settle Cattle Thefts, Land Conflicts launch 1 1

The District Security Committee chaired by Katakwi Resident District Commissioner (RDC), John Stephen Ekoom began the sub county security committee meetings in Ngariam County on Tuesday. Similar meetings will be held in Usuk and Toroma Counties.
12:55
12:55

Katakwi Leaders Renew Calls for Registration of Karimojong Pastoralists teso sub region 2 1

In 2018, Teso leaders, after meeting their counterparts in Karamoja resolved that no Karimojong pastoralist will access pastures or water from Teso during the dry season without registration.
07:19
07:19

Four Arrested in Katakwi for Vandalizing Road Signs Katakwi District 2

Katakwi District Police Commander, David Wills Ndaula, says that they picked up the suspects on a tip-off by residents during a security operation involving the police, the Anti Stock Theft Unit and Uganda People’s Defense Forces in Abela area.
07:30
07:30

Four Arrested for NRM Election Violence in Katakwi Okore Sub County 1 1

At least five people were injured and admitted to Katakwi General Hospital following the violence that ensued between supporters of the incumbent Woman MP, Violet Akurut Adome and former Education Minister, Jessica Alupo.
18:52
18:52

Katakwi District Boss Cited in Election Violence Case toroma county mp 1 1

The deceased identified as Teresa Akiror, a resident of Apule Village in Kapujan Sub County was killed by a stray bullet when violence ensued between the supporters of Elakas and Joseph Andrew Koluo, who were both contesting for Toroma County NRM Flag. The two contenders lost the race to Julius Ossiya.
09:22
09:22

Katakwi Residents Demand Transfer of RDC NRM Primaries 2020 2 3

The move stems from Saturday’s violence where supporters of former Education Minister, Jessica Alupo Epel were attacked by supporters of her rival, Akurut. Three people were later hospitalized in Katakwi General Hospital after sustaining injuries.
08:54
08:54

Three Hospitalized in Katakwi as Supporters of Rival Candidates Clash NRM Primaries 2020 2 1

The clashes between supporters of the incumbent, Violet Adome Akurut and former Education Minister, Jessica Alupo occurred in Katakwi Market area as some of the attacked boda- boda cyclists for carrying posters of candidates.
16:19
16:19

Residents Petition Katakwi District For Compesation 4 1

George Arwaitum, the Moru B Village Chairperson says six crop gardens and eight houses were destroyed by the stone blasting activities.
07:49
07:49

Seven Arrested over Katakwi, Napak Land Conflict napak district 3 2

The conflict emanates from a piece of land measuring about 300 hectares where Iteso community have settled inside Napak district, along the border point. It is alleged that after selling land to the Iteso, some of the Bokora elites including local leaders mooted plans to recover the said land.
12:07
12:07

Katakwi Veterans Plead for Payment Katakwi District 2

Julius Otim, the Secretary Veterans Affairs in Katakwi district, says they have equally labored to have the ex-soldiers paid but nothing seems to come fourth. He says there are more than 1,000 veterans in the district whose gratuity hasn’t been paid for reasons best known to the responsible ministries.
07:38
07:38

Over 100 Cattle Stolen from Katakwi During Lockdown Katakwi District 2 1 Top story

The Katakwi District LC V Chairperson, Walter Elakas, says cattle thieves are taking advantage of the lock down to terrorize his electorate. He also notes that while Karimojong rustlers used to target majorly cattle, the recent thefts were accompanied with sexual abuse, abduction and shootings.
09:57
09:57

Four Security Officers Face Arrest for Beating Residents Katakwi District 2

Some of the residents were attacked from within their homes during curfew hours, according to Enomu. He explains that the officers didn’t only breach the presidential directive of not torturing residents but also broke into houses and causing harm.
07:45
07:45

Hundreds Displaced Over Teso-Karamoja Border Dispute headquarters 5 1 Top story

Moses Elungat, a resident of Ongongonja Sub County has asked government to come to their rescue by providing them with drugs, mosquito nets and education services for their children since the Karamojong who claim the contested land have evicted them.
19:08
19:08

Two Suspected Cattle Thieves Killed in Katakwi

Michael Odongo, the Eastern Police Spokesperson said the suspects were shot dead by the Local Defence Unit-LDU personnel on Monday.
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