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13:27
13:27

Kotido Elders Create Battalion of Youth to Hunt for Armed Warriors in the Jungle 2 1

The Elders' council resolved to pick fifty youth from each of the 14 clans in Kotido district, to constitute the special battalion whose mission is to go and capture the warriors hiding in the jungle, for handing over to the government for legal action.
07:23
07:23

Six Suspected Warriors Arrested in Kotido Municipality Security forces 2 1

Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto Regional Police spokesperson says the suspects were arrested in Nariwo Village in North Division Kotido municipality while in the bar.
07:50
07:50

Sub County Chairperson Flees Home Citing Death Threats From Warriors Kotido district 2 1 Top story

According to Lokol, he now lives in town after surviving death narrowly on Monday night when the warriors tried to raid his residence.
19:09
19:09

Security Recovers Illegal Firearm from Father of Kotido Chairperson Security forces 1 1 Top story

Moses Amuya, the acting UPDF 3rd Division spokesperson, says that the officer in charge of Rengen Army Detach retrieved the gun and two pieces of ammunition from the nearby bush where Mzee Komol's son had placed it.
20:50
20:50

Kaabong Nursing School Principal Survives Road Ambush armed warriors 1 1

The incident happened at Lopero village in Rengen sub county Kotido district on Tuesday evening. Available information indicates that the two armed warriors shot at the car in which the principal Mary Achuma was travelling on a journey to Kaabong from Kotido district.
18:47
18:47

Kotido Councilor in Trouble For Alleged Defamation Longaroe sub county

Moses Akena, the Kotido District Police Commander, says that the councilor is accused of defaming and threatening the sub-county LC 3 chairperson, Moses Lomuria.
07:17
07:17

Three Warriors Put Out of Action in Kotido kotido district 1 2

Sean Paul Atanya, the LC 3 chairperson of North division told URN that the community members abandoned the warrior's bodies as they fled the village. Atanya says since the incident happened, no one has returned back to the village since people are scared of what transpired.
14:19
14:19

Sub County Chair, Councillors Bicker over Support for Hunger-Stricken Households hunger crisis 4 1

Daniel Lotyang, a youth representative in Longaroi sub-county said the dispute started when councillors started moving around villages to assess the hunger situation and lobbying support from well-wishers. But the sub-county chief objected to their approach saying that it was undermining his office.
17:09
17:09

Kotido Leaders Demand Release of Cattle Rustler cattle rustlers 1 2

The suspect identified as Igira a.k.a Museveni was arrested last week at the 405 brigade after he voluntarily handed over his firearm.
18:35
18:35

Kotido Closes a Primary School over Insecurity kotido district 4 1

Joseph Lomongin, the CAO for Kotido while announcing the withdrawal of teachers on Tuesday at the district headquarters, said the school will be closed for two weeks as they await a security report from the sub-county administrators.
07:06
07:06

Security Burns 378 Guns Collected from Karamojong Warriors 2 3

Florence Kirabira, the coordinator of the small arms control program, said that the Africa Amnesty Commission campaign, which came to an end on April 30th in Karamoja sub-region started on January 23, 2022.
20:10
20:10

Police Hunt for Two Guns Stolen from Lopei Outpost 2 1

It is alleged that suspected armed cattle rustlers from Kotido district raided the Police post at 10:00pm on Sunday night and made off with two AK47 rifles.
11:58
11:58

Medics in Kotido Vacate Health Centres over Attacks 2

On Tuesday, the Kotido District Security Committee resolved to evacuate the health workers to a safe place where they shall go on leave until the security situation improves or until the attacks on the workers cease.
09:51
09:51

Kotido Leaders Task Security Personnel to Intensify Deployments Along Porous Borders 3 1

The leaders say that the area has hundreds of illegal border entry points which are used by the armed cattle rustlers both from Kenya, South Sudan, and within to gain access in and out of the area.
11:12
11:12

One Killed As Jie Warriors Attack Health Facility to Rescue Injured Colleague 3rd updf division 2

Simon Peter Makeng was shot in the leg on Saturday in Kacheri town Council by UPDF soldiers after resisting arrest following reports of possession of an illegal firearm.
13:10
13:10

Two Jie Warriors Killed In Fire Exchange With UPDF cattle rustling

According to the UPDF Spokesperson for 3rd Infantry Division, Capt. Edrin Mawanda, the government troops on usual patrol entered an ambush laid by the warriors in Namaire but the army defeated the warriors killing two during fire exchange.
13:13
13:13

Security Bans Night Movements Along Kotido-Moroto Road 5 1

Security agencies in Kotido district have banned night movements along the Kotido-Moroto road following a resurgence of armed conflicts. Statistics from the office of the Resident District Commissioner indicate that within the last 30 days at least 42 people in Kotido district have been killed by the armed cattle rustlers or during a gunfire exchange with security forces in the area.
18:07
18:07

Suspected Warriors in Kotido Ambush Businessmen, Rob UGX 4 Million robbery 2

The Kidepo Community Liaisons Officer, Calisto Narucha identified the victims as Michael Lochu and Albino Lopio who work at Napumpum Knitting Traders.
21:46
21:46

Moroto-Kotido Road Secured After Series of Attacks -UPDF karimojong warriors 2 1

The public has expressed fear about the safety and security situation on some of the roads following ambushes against civilians and security personnel. One of the attacks claimed the life of Abraham Lomongin, a former worker with UNICEF who was shot dead around Rikitae in Kotido just after Toror hills.
10:35
10:35

Five People Killed, Two Guns Recovered During UPDF Operation in Kotido cattle raids 1

The search was conducted in the kraals of Naregai village when UPDF followed cattle raiders who attacked kraals in Nadunget Sub County, Moroto district on Wednesday. The cattle were recovered from the kraals in Rikitai in Kotido district on Thursday.
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