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08:56
08:56

Napak Former Street Children Lack Basic Necessities at School enrolled in schools 1 5 Top story

Esther Nachap, a 14-year-old pupil at Lotome Girls Primary School, highlighted the frustration caused by the lack of basic needs, including sanitary pads for girls experiencing menstrual cycles.
09:14
09:14

Three Police Officers In Napak Charged Over Cattle Theft In Napak district 1 1

Michael Longole, the Mt. Moroto regional Police spokesperson said that PC Abala was convicted and dismissed from the Uganda Police Force for masterminding and misleading other officers to commit a crime.
08:57
08:57

Secondary School Student Shot Dead In Napak During Cattle Raid In Napak district 1

Michael Longole, the Mt. Moroto regional police spokesperson said that the deceased was put out of action at 1:00am on Thursday night when the team of armed warriors met with the forces that were on patrol duties.
13:55
13:55

Suspected Cattle Rustlers Shoot Teacher Dead in Napak In Napak district 1

Simon Peter Ilukol died at around 1:00 Am when he came out of his house after hearing unknown people whispering outside his house in Namasikwei village in Ngoloriet sub-county.
10:12
10:12

Sub County in Napak Gets Police Station In Napak district 2 1

Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto Regional Police Spokesperson said that the police station is equipped with one furnished office block, and two accommodation blocks containing 9 housing units. Two vehicles were also given to the station to ease mobility.
07:32
07:32

Suspected Warriors Kill Farmer in Napak 1

According to reports, on Tuesday night, a group of suspected warriors raided Lominit village stealing goats from various households, including that of the deceased. After the raid, Chule took it upon himself to track down the raiders in an attempt to recover his stolen animals. This pursuit led him into an ambush set by the warriors.
08:03
08:03

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

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.
07:32
07:32

Pastor on The Run For Cattle Theft in Napak 1 1 Top story

Francis Lochoro, the Lorengecora Town Council LC 3 chairperson, led the team that apprehended Mosing and his associates while selling the stolen cows in Ongerepo village on September 17th. The stolen animals were successfully recovered.
12:31
12:31

Karamoja Elders Takes a Decision to Reject Cattle Raids 3 4

During the Karamoja Cultural Week event, elders from all nine districts across the region came together and agreed to abandon cattle rustling and advocate for better livelihood alternatives.
08:26
08:26

Napak Residents Demand Monument at Amin Massacre Site 2 6 Top story

Albert Loru, one such survivor, recollects that in 1971, they were instructed to adopt Western clothing, an edict that stirred consternation among the elders.
10:19
10:19

Napak Residents Cry out for Food Aid after Crop Failure farmers in Napak 2 5 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.
15:45
15:45

Nutritionists Want Cassava Growing Revived in Napak farmers in Napak 1 3

In 2001, the government introduced Cassava growing in Napak district as part of the effort to improve food security. The farmers gradually embraced the crop but later dropped due to a number of challenges such as prolonged drought, thieves, and diseases among others. Now the Nutritionists are saying the malnutrition and hunger in the households would be addressed through encouraging farmers to embrace cassava growing.
16:49
16:49

Napak Parents Miss Children They Sent to Kampala to Beg Napak district 2 6

Kenya Longoli, one of the parents, talks of seven children from his village who were rounded up in the streets of Kampala but they do not know the organization that carried out the operations and where the children were taken. But Mary Agan Apuun, the District Community Development Officer for Napak says it is hard to believe that the parents do not know where their children are because they are the ones who facilitate them to travel to Kampala.
09:55
09:55

Napak Police Intercept Six Women, 15 Children in Lorengecora Sub County 1 1

Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto regional police spokesperson told URN that they have transported the six women with children whose age ranges between three and 13 years to Moroto central police station.
08:40
08:40

Napak Residents Embrace Group Farming to Boost Food Production Napak district 3 1 Top story

The farmers have organized themselves into groups consisting of 10 to 40 members, cultivating up to five acres of land, depending on the group size.
11:53
11:53

Napak Man Held for Aggravated Defilement Napak district 1

The incident is said to have occurred on July 30, 2023, at around 4:00 pm, while the parents were away for prayers. It is alleged that the suspect lured the girl to a house within the same locality and sexually abused her. According to Longole, the police officers responded immediately and the suspect was nabbed from his hideout within the same village.
11:29
11:29

Ministry of Tourism to Construct Open Air Museum in Napak 3 4 Top story

The decision to develop this museum comes after the discovery of several dental remains of lower Miocene rodents and a femur bone fossil of a giant animal identified as an anthracothere, believed to have existed around 20 million years ago.
09:32
09:32

Thugs Break into Money Lending Office, Steals UGX 10Million two arrested 1

Michael Longole, the Mt. Moroto regional police spokesperson, confirmed the incident and cautioned the public against tampering with the crime scene.
09:06
09:06

Two In Custody for Vandalizing Road Signage two arrested 1

According to Michael Longole, the Mount Moroto Regional Police spokesperson, the suspects are currently in custody at the Napak Central Police Station awaiting court proceedings. Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto regional police spokesperson told URN that the suspects are in custody in Napak central police station waiting to be arraigned before courts of law.
12:30
12:30

Teacher Arrested for Alleged Theft of School Food Items in Napak In Napak district 5 1

The teacher, identified as Emmanuel Longok landed himself into trouble when the community spotted him picking food items from the school stores and loading them on his motorcycle on Saturday.
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