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11:13
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UGX 1.8Bn Newly Rehabilitated Road Commissioned in Awach The European Union 5 2

During the commissioning of the Abuk-Awach district road, the Minister of State for Northern Uganda, Grace Freedom Kwiyucwiny, representing the Minister of Local Government, emphasized the importance of the community taking ownership of and protecting government facilities like roads.
08:22
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Abim Abattoir Lies Idle 5 Years after Construction 2 1

Boniface Ojas, a resident of Kiru town council, says that he is wondering why the government spent a lot of money on the construction of the abattoir and left it idle for years without serving its purpose.
12:56
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Residents Claim Ownership of Land Occupied by Prisons in Abim 2

Led by Rev. Caleb Omwony, the LCIII Chairperson of Abim Sub County, the families are claiming over 2,000 acres of land they allegedly lost when they were reportedly forced out of the area due to insecurity.
18:40
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Thieves Empty Kraals as Owners Engage in Final Campaigns 2

The community herdsmen learnt about the attack moments after they returned home from their respective polling stations on Wednesday, only to discover that the kraals were already empty. They had left their homes to participate in the election of sub-county leaders for the area.
15:03
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One Shot, Six Injured in Abim-Agogo Dispute Over Boundary 2

Witnesses said the attackers who numbered around 20 men armed with machetes and pangas stormed a settlement dominated by the residents of Abim and set a blaze houses - destroying property.
07:22
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Learn To Preserve Food, Janet Tells Karamoja karamoja hunger 1 2 Top story

State Minister for Karamoja, Janet Museveni says the prolonged dry spell in the region should be an eye opener to the Karimojong, to start planning for their families and livestock to avoid starvation.
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Drought Deepens Food Crisis in Karamoja-OPM 3 1

Patrick Yankuba, the Overseer of the World Food Programme activities in Karamoja says fighting hunger requires a concerted effort
05:28
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Scores Dead as Hunger Shatters Karamoja hunger in karamoja 1 2

Some of the most affected sub counties in Moroto include Rupa, Katikeikile, Tapac and Nadunget. Others in Napak are Ngoleriat, Lokopo and Lopei Sub Counties.
10:41
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Climate Change Frustrating Poverty Eradication Efforts in Karamoja karamoja sub region 2 4

Maria Nate, a resident of Rupa Sub County, one of the worst hit areas across the region, says the unprecedented rain pattern has stirred misery in several homes. She explains that due to the erratic rains, most households have lost all the seeds initially preserved for the planting season.
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Food Security Evades Karamoja Despite Massive Outflows moroto district 5 1

Today families in Moroto district survive on beer residue, while some survive on one or no meal in 48 hours. Such food shortages have been advanced by dry spells, unpredictable climatic conditions, insecurity, crop and livestock pest incidences and poor social and economic capital among others.
10:41
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Tsetse Flies Infestation Hits Karamoja kaabong district 1

He says more than 150 cows have been affected by Nagana within the last 24 months.
11:43
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Elusive Rains Worry Karamoja Farmers moroto district 4 1

Information availed by weather stations shows that the districts have received only drizzles characterized with humid conditions at a time when they would expect heavy rains.
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Rat Hunters Cause Livestock Migration In Karamoja prolonged dry spell 3 1

Most pastoralists attribute grass destruction to rat hunter in the sub region who have burnt unspecified hectares.
09:04
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Karamoja Struggles with Fragile Livelihoods amidst FMD Quarantine karamoja sub region 1 2

The ministry of agriculture in July, this year, isolated 26 districts in Eastern and North Eastern Uganda after an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease, an infectious and sometimes fatal viral disease that affects cloven-hoofed animals. So far FMD has claimed over 3000 head of cattle in Karamoja sub region specifically in Moroto and Kaabong district
10:13
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Karamoja Farmers Turn To Cashew Growing 1

At least 4,000 cashew trees have been planted in Napak and Abim districts, in efforts aimed at diversifying household incomes in Karamoja sub region.
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Karimojong Migrate to Greener Belts over Food Shortages moroto district

So far, In Napak district most of the people have settled in Apeitolim, Nakayot and Nabwal areas among others. However, in Kotido several families have crossed to Kangorok on the borders of Kotido and Acholi region. In Moroto families have migrated towards Nakapiripirit district, at Nakonyen and Nataparakwang areas.
10:46
10:46

Slaughter House Owners Defy Quarantine in Moroto moroto district 2

The development follows a one week ultimatum for the sale of animal products in the district due to a recent outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Eastern Uganda. The ultimatum ended yesterday. As it ended, authorities announced a quarantine to minimize movement of livestock and eliminate the sale and slaughter of animals across the district.
11:35
11:35

CBPP Kills Over 3000 Cattle In Kaabong kaabong district 2

At least 3000 cattle have so far died from CBPP in the last six months in Kaabong. The disease presents itself by severe nasal discharge, cough, rapid and difficult breathing among others before an animal collapses to death.
09:43
09:43

Karamoja Distressed with Unpredictable Weather Pattern karamoja sub region 3 1

Paul Adiak, the Sub County chief of Lotome, Napak district says that although some parts of the country are receiving rain, Karamoja is going through another dry spell. He explains that the climate pattern has changed over the years and it’s increasingly becoming difficult to predict the weather in Karamoja.
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Alarm As Rains Delay Cultivation In Karamoja karamoja drought 3

John, a farmer in Rupa Sub County in Moroto district says the defective rains have rendered cultivation difficult.
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