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09:21
09:21

Insecurity Returns to North Karamoja after Eight-Month Break leaders concerned 1 5

Judith Natuk, a community mobilizer, warned of escalating insecurity as some warriors refused to surrender their guns. She noted fresh attacks, urging joint efforts to apprehend wrongdoers and recover stolen firearms.
08:41
08:41

Activists Concerned Over Human Rights Situation In Karamoja Chapter Four Uganda 1 4

Charles Donaldson Ogira, the Coordinator for Karamoja Human Rights Network noted that there are several cases of land grabbing and extrajudicial killings which are not brought to the attention of the public in the region.
14:38
14:38

Joint Security Forces in Karamoja Call for Vigilance security patrols 1

Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto Regional Police Spokesperson said that there is a need for the general public to enhance alertness at all levels during the Easter season.
10:19
10:19

Five Guns Recovered, Four Arrested in Karamoja Karamoja sub-region 2

This operation resulted in the forceful recovery of a Sub Machine Gun (SMG) with serial number P07743 BC, along with another numberless SMG, accompanied by 17 live rounds of ammunition.
11:00
11:00

UPDF Preaches Peace, Unity in Karamoja 3 1

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.
20:43
20:43

Karamojong Warriors Handover 16 Guns 4 1

Maj Isaac Oware, the UPDF 3rd Division Spokesperson told URN that the forces have witnessed a number of guns recovered both forcefully and voluntarily handed over in the month of January.
10:00
10:00

Reformed Karamojong Warriors Finally Receive Iron Sheets 1 5

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.
09:37
09:37

Two Guns Recovered From Karamojong Warriors two guns recovered. 1

Michael Longole, the Mt. Moroto Regional Police Spokesperson said on Wednesday that the Forces responded swiftly by conducting an operation that led to his arrest and recovery of a gun.
12:05
12:05

Reformed Warriors Frustrated by Delayed Distribution of Iron Sheets 1 5

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.
13:21
13:21

Security In Karamoja Recovers 265 Illicit Weapons , 70 Civilians Killed in 2023 1

Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto regional police spokesperson noted that out of the 265 guns recovered, at list 106 guns and 1206 ammunition were recovered voluntarily in the 42 Karachunas based engagement meetings held across the sub region.
09:53
09:53

Security Forces Attribute Crime Reduction in Karamoja to Presidential Directives Charcoal Burning 1 3

Elias Kasirabo, the commandant Anti Stock Theft Unit- ASTUs noted that the presidential directives have helped the security forces to manage the operations and reclaimed relative peace in the region.
08:34
08:34

Security Forces Crack Down on Unregistered Motorcycles, Foreign Number Plates in Karamoja 1

Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto Regional Police Spokesperson, expressed concern about potential criminal activities anticipated within communities, with motorcycles potentially being used to facilitate crimes.
09:01
09:01

Water Crisis, Poor Terrain Slows Down Security Operations in Karamoja joint forces 3 1

Brig Gen Felix Busizoori, the Deputy Commander of the UPDF 3rd division, explained that the absence of accessible roads in mountainous areas makes it arduous to apprehend armed criminals. He noted that these criminals utilize the mountainous terrain to monitor security movements and evade capture by escaping to higher ground.
13:56
13:56

Security Forces in Karamoja Seek Partnership with Civilians to Curb Crime During Festive Season 1

According to Security, they are anticipating an increase in cattle theft and burglary during the festive season as hardcore criminals ignore calls to surrender the illegal firearms in their possession.
11:02
11:02

Warrior-to-Warrior Engagement Gives Hope for Peace in Karamoja reformed warriors 1 6 Top story

Charles Logit from Nabilatuk district surrendered his weapon last Saturday following engagements with reformed warrior security units. Loneliness in the bush, coupled with the demise and surrender of his comrades, led Logit to seek a way to surrender his gun, reassured by the safe return of his colleagues.
11:26
11:26

Joint Security Forces Start Crack Down on Turkana Pastoralists in Karamoja Causing insecurity 2 1

Brig Gen Felix Busizoori, deputy commander UPDF 3rd division said that they have started their operations against the Turkana Pastoralists because they partly contribute to the insecurity in the region.
10:04
10:04

South Karamoja Leaders Want Peace Talks with Pokot peace dialogues 1 4

John Nangiro, the LC5 chairperson of Nakapiripirit district, emphasized the need for urgent peace dialogues with the aggrieved pastoralists before they migrate back to prevent possible revenge attacks.
09:17
09:17

Reformed Warriors Remind Government to Fulfill Pledges karamoja sub region 4 1

The reformed warriors say that they have increasingly become vulnerable and exposed to the threats of attacks from the armed Pokot and Turkana from Kenya after surrendering their guns to the government. They are now accusing their political leaders of convincing them to give out the guns.
11:16
11:16

Cattle Rustlers Still Hesitant on Voluntarily Handover of Guns south karamoja 1

Currently, the joint security forces are conducting community peace dialogues to convince the cattle raiders to voluntarily hand over their guns without prosecution. The initiative has yielded results from the districts in Northern Karamoja such as Abim, Kotido, Kaabong and Karenga. However, there has been some resistance from the districts in the south Karamoja that comprises Moroto, Napak, Amudat, Nabilatuk and Nakapiripirit.
10:29
10:29

Reformed Warriors Embark on Community Dialogues for Reconciliation End insecurity 2 4

The ongoing dialogues bring together the local leaders, Elders, Security team, and community members. The campaign also seeks to mobilize the warriors who are still in the jungle to embrace peace and voluntarily hand over their guns.
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