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15:44
15:44

Artisanal Miners in Kaabong in Fear Following Withdrawal of UPDF 2

John Bosco Lokiru, the Loyoro Sub County LC III chairperson told our reporter that some residents are living in fear of attacks from Turkana warriors.
07:05
07:05

Two Suspected Turkana Killed in Kaabong Raids cattle raids 1

Kaabong Resident District Commissioner, John Rex Achilla, says the two raiders were killed in gunfire exchange with UPDF soldiers who intercepted them around Lochom hills, some 4 kilometers to Kaabong town Council.
09:35
09:35

Two People Killed as Gunmen Attack Bar in Kaabong sam lokeris-mp 1

Police have identified the deceased as Polycarp Lokeris and Lotyang John Bosco Lokurukan, both residents of Komuria in Kaabong district. Polycarp Lokeris was a graduate of engineering from Kyambogo university having completed his bachelor's course from in 2019.
11:54
11:54

Ik MP Calls for More Deployment to Beef Up Security karamojong warriors 1 2

Lokwang has asked the UPDF to increase their presence along the Uganda- Kenya border especially at Kamion and Timu, where there is limited military presence coupled with a scarce population in the area.
16:34
16:34

Tribunal Overturns Victory for Dodoth North NRM Primaries nrm party 1

Speaking shortly after the tribunal ruling, Modo said he was satisfied with the hearing as well as the outcome and promised to support Komol as a senior NRM cadre.
13:56
13:56

Construction of Ik Seed Secondary School Complete 2 2

Initially, the nearest secondary school for the Ik was situated about 70 kilometres away. As a result, many children from the Ik community dropped out of school without completing the secondary education cycle.
19:31
19:31

Kaabong Residents Decry High Food Prices 3 1

When URN reporter visited the local market in Kaabong town a can of maize was selling between 3,700 and 4,500 shillings an increase by almost 1,000 shillings. In December, maize grain was sold at 4, 000 shillings only.
16:29
16:29

Lack of Education Frustrates Parliamentary Hopefuls Among Ik Community 2 1 Top story

According to the District Education Officer, Santina Sangar, there was only one graduate among Ik by 2016. The graduate Hillary Lokwang was the first member of the Ik community to join Parliament in the History of Uganda, after the creation of a new constituency in the area, in which he emerged unopposed, with no one to match his level of education; a Bachelors Degree in Public Administration from St. Lawrence University, Kampala.
15:36
15:36

Kaabong to Tax Artisanal Miners to Boost Local Revenue local revenue base 4

The LCV Chairperson Kaabong, Mark Abuku says that currently, there is an on-going assessment on incomes of artisanal miners, which will determine the amount of taxes they should pay.
09:27
09:27

LDU Hacked to Death in Kaabong District updf

This is the first incident of this kind to happened in Kaabong district, according to residents but instances of LDUs being involved in criminal acts have lately been recorded in Karamoja including their involvement in cattle raids.
09:03
09:03

Kaabong , Abim Residents Worried Over Raids 3

According to Ngorok, the community is now living in fear over constant raids by the armed suspected Jie warriors.
07:39
07:39

Over 600 Artisan Miners In Kaabong In Need Of Food Assistance OPM 3

Bosco Twinomujuni, another miner who hails from Kisoro district URN that they are in dire need of food aid because all their families are starving. He revealed that most of them haven’t been able to afford even a meal a day for the past few days.
12:45
12:45

Five Killed In Kaabong Raid jie warriors 1

They were shot dead during a fight between the security forces and the raiders at a protected kraal in Kakamar Sub county. The incident happened last night at 10:00 pm according to security sources in Kaabong.
17:22
17:22

Kaabong RDC Closes Mining Site Over COVID -19 corona virus 1

Today, the committee led Kaabong Resident District Commissioner, John Rex Achilla closed Lopedo mining site where close to 1, 000 artisan miners work daily.
17:32
17:32

Police in Kaabong Pour Local Brew to Discourage Social Gatherings ministry of health 4

The women were on Sunday taken by surprise when the police led by the Kaabong DPC Gerald Gubira poured local brew in the areas of Kampswahili, Kapilan Bar and Kaabong central.
22:10
22:10

Kaabong Fugitive Soldier Shot Dead Kaabong District 1 1

Maj. Telesphor Turyamumanya, the 3rd Division Spokesman, says the mission to hunt for Masaaba continued until he was cornered at Lolelia Detach in Kaabong on Tuesday afternoon. He explains that after realizing that he had been rounded by soldiers, Masaaba reportedly started shooting at them, prompting a retaliation that killed him.
10:23
10:23

Four Soldiers Die in Kaabong Accident updf third division 1 1 Top story

Maj. Telesphor Turyamumanya, the 3rd Division Spokesman confirmed the accident, saying it occurred around 7:00am in Kaabong Central Ward in Kaabong Town Council.
12:30
12:30

Kaabong Residents Challenge New MP on Health, Education Kaabong Hospital 4 1

Although she is not new to parliament, Nakwang has an uphill task to prove her relevance to the constituents, who had ejected her from the house in 2017, in a by-election that followed the nullification of the 2016 results over voter bribery and other election malpractices.
04:31
04:31

Christine Nakwang Tubo Wins Kaabong Woman MP By- election 1 1

In the results announced at 1:43am by the Kaabong District Registrar, Julius Ogwang Ongom, at Kaabong Community Hall, Nakwang garnered 22,532 votes against Adyaka's 1,692 votes.
17:26
17:26

Kaabong FDC Candidate Shuns Voting 2

At Camp Swahili Community NUSAF Hall, Adyaka’s polling station, polling closed without her voting. Charles Locham, a polling official says the candidate never turned up to vote.
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