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15:04
15:04

Flash Floods Sweep Villages in Nabilatuk call for help 3 1 Top story

Zacharia Onyang, the LC1 chairperson of Lokom village in Nabilatuk Sub County said that the flash floods have swept the villages of Napayan, Nawonyonoit, and Lokaala primary school.
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.
19:28
19:28

51 Families Spend Nights in the Cold after Fire Erased a Village in Kaabong Cry out for help 1 2

According to the eyewitnesses, due to the strong winds, the fire blew up caught the nearby hut, and later spread to 50 other huts burning them completely to ashes and leaving several household properties destroyed.
08:08
08:08

Nakapiripirit Principal Assistant Secretary Arrested for Mismanaging OPM Iron Sheet Distribution Reformed warriors 1

On February 2, the State Minister for Disaster Preparedness and Refugees, Esther Davinia Anyakun, inaugurated the iron sheet distribution exercise at the district headquarters in the presence of local leaders, district officials, and security forces, among others.
15:53
15:53

523 Reformed Karamojong Warriors Get Iron Sheets In Kotido In Kotido district 3 2

Rose Lilly Akello, the state minister for Ethics and Integrity who was presiding over the distribution launch on Wednesday warned the beneficiaries against selling the iron sheets. Akello said that they are going to use the records for tracking the beneficiaries and those who will sell their donation will face the law.
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.
16:55
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Sell Impounded "Balaalo" Cattle to Construct Schools - Museveni President Museveni 2 1 Top story

Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo Chigamoy said on Friday that he received a letter from the President revealing that some cattle keepers were already fleeing forceful eviction from the region leaving behind their cattle.
16:03
16:03

Lack of Safe Space, Personnel Failing Psychosocial Support in Nakivale Settlement 3 1

Cecilia Kambabazi, the Assistant Community Services Officer in the Office of the Prime Minister, also recognizes the lack of safe spaces for mental health treatment and counseling sessions.
12:14
12:14

Nuns Seek UGX 3B To Refurbish Dilapidated Convent in Gulu Iron sheets 3 1

Sister Grace Angelina Aciro, the Superior General of the congregation told Uganda Radio Network Wednesday that structures at the convent have been condemned by engineers and are no longer safe for sisters.
08:03
08:03

Napak Residents Asked to Embrace Kitchen Gardening to Fight Hunger crop failures 2 1

Abraham Nangiro, the Napak District Agricultural Officer, says that the communities should consider starting up kitchen gardens for vegetables to improve food security instead of sitting to wait for relief support. However the district officials have advised the residents to make the best use of the available water sources such as boreholes to grow vegetables in order to rescue the hunger situation and avert malnutrition.
10:51
10:51

Researchers Study New Digital Tool To Help Farmers Do Better Forecasts 1 3

The researchers who are led by scientists at the Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC) say they plan to develop a tool that uses USSD codes and can be used by both smart and feature phone users to seek information or offer alerts on what’s happening in the community and get swift feedback.
09:35
09:35

Persistent Cattle Raids in Agago Push Residents into Hunger 4 7

For three months, Layet and her family had to endure tough living conditions in Adilang Town Council trading center, some nine kilometers away from their village home where they sought refuge. Even when she returned home recently, Layet says she barely has enough food to feed herself and the family and notes that they don’t feel safe.
17:21
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Moroto Residents Abandon Homes over Hunger Moroto district 2 4

A significant number of people from villages like Naput in Rupa Sub-County, Kidepo, and Atedeoi in Lotisan Sub-County are migrating to urban areas and mining sites to work as casual laborers to make a living.
10:19
10:19

Napak Residents Cry out for Food Aid after Crop Failure farmers in Napak 5 2 Top story

Asunta Napeyok, a farmer in Longaroi village, Lotome Sub County explained that when the rains started, they planted a lot of crops with hopes of getting a good harvest all in vain due to the harsh weather. The communities now burn charcoal and cut firewood to exchange with local brew residue as food since they cannot afford the food sold from the market.
17:25
17:25

South Sudan Refugees Relocated from Lamwo Over Limited Space 3 1

John Bosco Kyaligonza, the Refugee Desk Officer for Lamwo District revealed that they are currently transporting the refugees to other refugee settlements in Arua and Adjumani where there are still available spaces.
09:07
09:07

UHRC Urges Action to Address Famine in Karamoja Sub-Region dry spells 2 1 Top story

In its 25th annual report presented to Parliament, UHRC Chairperson Mariam Wangadya emphasized the need for the Ministry of Disaster Preparedness and Refugees, under the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), to prioritize early warning signs of drought as a means of mitigating the dire situation.
10:53
10:53

Four Kotido Officials Arrested for Mismanaging Goat Project 3 1

According to Amere, their findings indicate that iron sheets were not delivered as intended while only 30 percent of the beneficiaries received the goats, and yet the money was spent.
23:53
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Speaker Among Returns 500 Relief Iron Sheets Diverted From Karamoja 1 3 Top story

Speaker Among made the announcement during plenary sitting on Wednesday after she was implicated alongside other senior ministers for wrongfully benefitting from over 12,000 iron sheets destined for Karamoja region under the affirmative action programme.
10:01
10:01

LC V Chairpersons in Karamoja Want President to Honor Tractor Pledge commercial farming 3 1

According to the LC V chairpersons, while at Morulinga State Lodge last year, President Museveni promised to procure over 200 tractors for distribution to each sub-county across the nine districts and two municipalities in the region.
12:13
12:13

Hungry Karimojong Eat Tree Leaves as they Burn Charcoal hunger in karamoja 4 2

The residents say the ongoing drought has worsened the hunger situation forcing them to resort to environmentally degrading activities to get income for buying food. The leaves from the tree can be used as sauce.
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