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16:11
16:11

Gender Ministry Extends GROW Project To Karamoja Sub-Region Women in business 1 5

The GROW project running for five years and implemented by the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development was launched in Kampala in June 2023. However, the ministry has extended the project to cover up to all nine districts of the Karamoja sub-region. The approximately 8.05 billion Ugandan shillings World Bank-funded project targets 35000 micro and 4000 small women enterprises expected to have transitioned to small and medium enterprises respectively by the time of closure in 2027.
07:17
07:17

Karamoja Muslim Community Demand a Regional Center Moroto Municipality 3 1 Top story

The conference attracted over 3,000 Muslim from various parts of the region and beyond. It was aimed at reminding Muslims of the teachings of Prophet Mohammed and provide knowledge on Islamic perspectives regarding religious affairs, unity, harmony, and peaceful coexistence within the region.
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.
09:28
09:28

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

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.
10:53
10:53

Karamoja Leaders Want Resources Channeled Through Districts 1 4

The move is aimed at ensuring full utilization of resources if development is to be realized in the sub region.
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.
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.
10:17
10:17

Corruption, Political Interference Frustrating District Service Commissions in Karamoja 1 4

The Ministry of Public Service established that many staff were in acting positions for over years due to a lack of qualifications or corruption. The commission noted that there has been a common practice for districts to return money to the treasury when there are staffing gaps but kept for relatives who are still in school.
11:02
11:02

Warrior-to-Warrior Engagement Gives Hope for Peace in Karamoja reformed warriors 6 1 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.
11:43
11:43

Karamoja Leaders Demand Action to End Malnutrition 6 1

In the recent report released by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification-IPC, more than 86,000 children aged 6 to 59 months and 10,000 pregnant or lactating women are expected to suffer from acute malnutrition across all the nine districts of Karamoja between February 2023 and January 2024. Now the officials are saying that ending malnutrition is possible but it requires a concerted effort by all the stakeholders from both government and development partners to advocate for increased resources.
09:00
09:00

Security Forces in Karamoja Designates Routes for Cattle Traders 1 4

Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto Regional Police Spokesperson, informed URN that two routes have been designated for both South and North Karamoja.
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