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14:16
14:16

Energy Ministry to Register Artisanal Miners in Karamoja insecurity 1

The Energy Ministry has partnered with several organizations, including Planet Gold, Impact, and the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), to gazette mining areas and license the miners. Artisanal miners are encouraged to form groups and apply for Artisan and Small-scale mining licenses at a fee of 1 million shillings.
15:10
15:10

Agriculture Ministry Roots For Oil Seeds Growing In Karamoja 4 1

According to the project plan, the pilot scheme will run from the selected five sub-counties per district targeting a total of 120,000 smallholder households. It also has a component of supporting oil seed production and the construction of the 2500 kilometers of community access roads to ease the transportation of produce.
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.
10:28
10:28

Karamoja Leaders Demand Desilting of Dams 3 1

The multi-billion water projects such as Kobebe in Moroto, Arechek in Napak, Longoromit in Kaabong, Kaomeri in Abim, and Kailong in Kotido which were constructed between 2009 and 2011 are now silted due to the poor management by the pastoral communities.
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.
09:30
09:30

Farmers in Karamoja Get Walking Tractors 3 3

Dr Paul Okullo, the Nabuin Zonal Agricultural Research Institute Director said that the idea of walking tractors was conceived after realizing that most farmers had less than five acres of land which is not cost-effective for big tractors.
11:58
11:58

Hundreds of Karamoja Kindergarten Children Prepare for Uganda National Play Day 5 2

On Friday, over 300 learners from selected Nursery schools from all the nine districts of Karamoja gathered at Lomukura primary school in Kotido municipality to showcase some of their games in the learning through-play approach.
09:21
09:21

Insecurity Returns to North Karamoja after Eight-Month Break leaders concerned 1 5

Judith Natuk, a community mobilizer, warned of escalating insecurity as some warriors refused to surrender their guns. She noted fresh attacks, urging joint efforts to apprehend wrongdoers and recover stolen firearms.
08:23
08:23

3,500 Youths to Benefit from Skilling Program in Karamoja AVSI Foundation 5 1

The Programme will target youth from the entire Karamoja region with a focus on Moroto, Nakapiripirit, and Kotido Districts. It will also achieve gender equity by targeting 50 percent girls and 50 percent boys.
08:41
08:41

Activists Concerned Over Human Rights Situation In Karamoja Chapter Four Uganda 4 1

Charles Donaldson Ogira, the Coordinator for Karamoja Human Rights Network noted that there are several cases of land grabbing and extrajudicial killings which are not brought to the attention of the public in the region.
14:38
14:38

Joint Security Forces in Karamoja Call for Vigilance security patrols 1

Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto Regional Police Spokesperson said that there is a need for the general public to enhance alertness at all levels during the Easter season.
13:12
13:12

Appointment of Karamoja Ministers Sparks Mixed Reactions 5 1 Top story

Rt Rev Joseph Abura, the Bishop of Karamoja diocese, emphasized the importance of the new minister's plans for transforming the region and urged him to work towards regaining the trust of the Karamojong people.
07:37
07:37

Care International Steps Up Efforts to End Cultural Impediment for Nutritious Diet in Karamoja 1 2

Kodoit explained that pregnant women who consume offals may experience difficulties during labor, while children may develop inappropriate behaviors like prostitution if they consume certain foods. According to Elders, those who disobey the taboos will suffer consequences ranging from sickness, failure to produce, viginal discharge, miscarriages, and prostitution among others depending on what was consumed.
19:00
19:00

UCC Hunts For Film Makers In Karamoja 1 3

On Friday, the filmmakers drawn from Arua, Gulu, and Lango converged at Hotel Africana in Moroto district for the award ceremony that was aimed at persuading the Karamojong young people to join the industry. Julianne Mweheire, Director of Industry Affairs and Content Development at Uganda Communication Commission said that the short film competition is intended to promote the talents, appreciate the efforts of the filmmakers, and attract more players from Karamoja to join the industry.
13:18
13:18

Karamoja Gets UGX 19 Billion For Poverty Eradication, Peacebuilding Initiatives Rupa Sub county 6 2

The project will focus on fostering peaceful co-existence among cross-border communities and increasing incomes for vulnerable households through environmentally friendly livelihood options. Among the key interventions of the project include the provision of water resources as an enabling dimension of peace and security, enhancing the functional capacity of peace committees, conducting community outreach on key developmental topics, facilitating cross-border cooperation, offering psycho-social support, implementing cash-for-work initiatives, delivering training in digital literacy and entrepreneurship, supporting small start-ups, providing vocational training for youth, refurbishing local economic centers, and integrating conflict-sensitive livelihood interventions into local government plans among others.
09:28
09:28

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

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.
07:40
07:40

Community Team up with Partners to Restore Indigenous Tree Species in Karamoja 6 3 Top story

The project is expected to mitigate the adverse effects of climate change by utilizing trees to influence rainfall, maintain a clean environment, improve soil fertility, and prevent soil erosion.
10:19
10:19

Five Guns Recovered, Four Arrested in Karamoja Karamoja sub-region 2

This operation resulted in the forceful recovery of a Sub Machine Gun (SMG) with serial number P07743 BC, along with another numberless SMG, accompanied by 17 live rounds of ammunition.
11:00
11:00

UPDF Preaches Peace, Unity in Karamoja 3 1

Busizoori said that other parts of the country have developed but Karamoja has remained backward because of tribal fights and lamentations. He appealed to the leaders to sensitize the people to desist from tribal fights but instead coexist as one to pave the way for development.
20:43
20:43

Karamojong Warriors Handover 16 Guns 4 1

Maj Isaac Oware, the UPDF 3rd Division Spokesperson told URN that the forces have witnessed a number of guns recovered both forcefully and voluntarily handed over in the month of January.
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