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11:48
11:48

Growing Insecurity Bothers Rupa Residents 1 1

The community has seen a spate of attacks by suspected Karamojong warriors believed to have come from areas surrounding Mt Moroto. The armed warriors have laid ambushes, abducted people, and stolen livestock in recent weeks, stirring panic among residents. The armed warriors have resorted to abducting people, laying road ambushes, and stealing livestock.
09:58
09:58

Five Arrested for Murder in Moroto 1

Philip Lokut, 38, a resident of Lochede village was killed on Monday night while returning home from the centre. It is alleged that an unknown group of people beat him up and later died of excessive breeding.
07:42
07:42

UPDF Deserter Gets 35-Year Sentence, Another One Dismissed from the Forces court 1

According to court proceedings, Private Engwedu, previously assigned to the 19th Infantry Battalion, absconded while armed from his unit in November 2006 at Matany detach, Napak district.
08:51
08:51

Moroto Leaders Want Peace Dialogue with Turkana Entebbe State House 2 5

The aim is to find solutions to save the Turkana cows that are suffering from starvation. These leaders highlight the shared pastoral nature of their communities and stress the importance of preventing the Turkana cows from dying of hunger. They argue that this action is not only humane but also critical for maintaining peace and preventing potential conflicts in Karamoja.
12:05
12:05

Security Release Cows Confiscated from Turkana Warriors Moroto district 2 1

Colonel Richard Kidega, the 403rd Infantry Division commander, explained that the decision was made because it became difficult for the forces to care for the animals due to the lack of pasture and water.
07:11
07:11

Turkana Cows Confiscated in Moroto Fire Exchange 1 1

As of Wednesday, two guns were received from the Turkana Pastoralists in Naput army detachment pending one. In May 2023, President Yoweri Museveni ordered all the Turkana pastoralists grazing in Karamoja to return to Kenya as one of the measures to curb gun violence in the region.
07:31
07:31

Suspected Warriors Kill UPDF Soldier, Steal Guns Moroto district 2 1

The attack occurred around 1:00 pm on Saturday when one officer left his colleague with his gun and went to a nearby trading center.
07:46
07:46

Napak District Engineer Arrested for Burning Househelp with Iron Box 1 1

Alinga is accused of burning his 15-year-old househelp, Alice Teko with a hot ironing box at his residence in Nakapelimen ward, South Division, Moroto Municipality.
09:01
09:01

Karamoja Leaders Divided Over Cattle Branding Proposal Cattle rustling 4 1

According to security, the registration and branding of cattle will enable them to manage the recoveries of stolen cows and avert exaggeration of numbers which have always put security forces under pressure to track animals that do not exist. However, the proposal has generated a debate as a section of leaders oppose the plan lamenting that branding of cattle will be a waste of resources for no value.
16:41
16:41

Four Police Officers Arrested over Escape of Defilement Suspect 1 1

The suspect who escaped has been identified as Alfred Mukusu, who was arrested on 18th of May 2023 for allegedly defiling a 10 years old girl. The officers under arrest had brought him out of the cell to clean the police compound when he bolted.
12:46
12:46

Two Teachers, Suspected Warrior Arrested over Attack on School in Moroto district 1 5

The two teachers whose identities have been withheld by police are accused of conniving with the suspected warriors to carry out an attack at Atedeoi Primary School.
08:03
08:03

Brig Gen Joseph Balikudembe Hands over Office UPDF 3rd Division 1 4

While presiding over the handover at the UPDF 3rd Division headquarters on Friday, Gen Wilson Mbadi, the Chief of Defence Forces thanked the outgoing commander for his contribution to address the insecurity in the region.
15:55
15:55

Body of Unknown Man Recovered from River 1 1

According to John Robert Adupa, the LC 3 Chairperson of Lotisan Sub County, residents from Kidepo who were following the footprints of suspected thieves were alerted by someone from Looyarakamwae village in Rupa Sub County that an unidentified man had been murdered in the area.
17:00
17:00

Suspected Karamojong Warriors Attack UBC Radio Station in Moroto Moroto district 2 2

The armed warriors attacked the kraal that is established inside the compound of the radio station.
07:45
07:45

Man Arrested for Allegedly Killing Mother, Daughter Over Land Dispute over land disputes 1 1 Top story

According to Justin Tuko, the Moroto Deputy Resident District Commissioner, the suspect was arrested on Monday evening in Nabokat village, Nadunget Sub County. The authorities received reliable information that the suspect had been moving around different villages within the area to avoid arrest.
08:48
08:48

Mother, Daughter Killed over Land Dispute in Moroto Moroto district 4 2

Losike, who is currently on the run, attacked the two with a spear, killing them instantly after piercing them several times in the chest.
07:40
07:40

Security Recovers 31 Guns from Kraal in Moroto 3 1 Top story

Brig Gen Joseph Balikudembe, the UPDF 3rd Division commander told URN that they conducted their operations following intelligence indicating that the kraal was accommodating criminal elements terrorizing Moroto town and other places.
09:31
09:31

Security Forces in Moroto on High Alert Ahead of Easter Season 1

Longole urged the public to be vigilant during the holiday and avoid late-night movements since security forces would be conducting operations against criminal elements. He also recommended that residents create neighborhood watches, harden targets for criminals, and report suspicious individuals to the police.
13:40
13:40

Karimojong Warriors Kill Motorcylist in Moroto Boda Boda Riders 1 3

The deceased who was riding his motorcycle at 11.30 pm when he encountered armed warriors who were on a raid mission and he accidentally flashed light into a hiding ground prompting warriors to shoot him and died instantly.
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