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12:10
12:10

Former Street Children in Napak Receive Scholastic Materials Napak district 3 2

The materials include books, pens, chalk, uniforms, and other basic needs such as blankets, sanitary pads, and clothes among others. These items were on Tuesday delivered to the primary schools of Lokodiokodio and Lotome Girls where the former street children enrolled.
08:39
08:39

Water Scarcity Hits Napak Schools water shortage 4 2

Currently, water coverage in primary schools throughout the district stands at 68 percent, with at least seven schools urgently requiring water facilities. For instance, pupils at Alekilek Primary must travel over 5 kilometers away from their school premises to fetch water.
09:37
09:37

308 Karamojong Children Repatriated, Enrolled in School enrolled in schools 2 6

The children aged 5-15 years arrived in Napak on Thursday and were taken to two primary schools that were selected by the district authorities. The children are expected to stay at school for one year without reporting back to their homes or coming in contact with their parents.
17:56
17:56

Pupils in Napak District Demand Classrooms 3 2

The community school that was established in 2013 has an enrollment of 302 pupils and has only one temporal classroom constructed with only poles and iron sheets.
08:08
08:08

Apeitolim Health Center II In Napak Gets New Inpatient Ward Ministry Of Health 5 2

The facility has a 5 stance VIP latrine, a furnished inpatient ward with 8 beds each for both men and women, isolation wing for infected patients, toilet facilities, storeroom, pharmacy, treatment room and solar power system. The Embassy also provided a set of medical furniture such as 22 hospital beds, 23 mattresses with PVCs, 2 Drug shelves, 01 examination bed, 2 oxygen concentrators, 4 chairs, 2 doctor's tables and 01 reception tables.
15:19
15:19

Napak District Leaders Call for More Relief Food 3 1

John Paul Kodet, the LCV chairperson for Napak district says although the government and other well-wishers have donated relief food, people have continued to die because what they get is not enough forcing farmers to sell the produce.
07:58
07:58

UPDF Passes Out Over 77 Officers After Completing Training on Support Weapons Napak district 1

Col. Bernard Tuhame, the 3rd Division Operations, and Training Officer said training is an integral part of the force’s doctrine and the culture through, which discipline and professional standards are achieved.
07:43
07:43

Stolen Goats retrieved from the home of LC1 in Napak District 1 1

Simon Peter Lotem, the LC3 sub county chairperson for Nadunget who was leading the tracking team says they followed footmarks which led them to the home of Albino Lochoro, village chairperson of Lokodiokodio. He said the area chairperson who got suspicious tried to direct the tracking team to a different direction but they insisted until they landed on goats hidden inside the house.
07:15
07:15

Lopei, Lokopo: The two Sub-counties Feeding Kampala's Streets with Children 7 2

In June 2022, the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development revealed that over 90 percent of the children come from Napak District in North Eastern Uganda in the Karamoja sub-region, which is over 500kms from Kampala.
12:21
12:21

Three Children Remain at Koblin Rehabilitation Center as Hundreds Are Re-united With Families 2 3

Over 260 children were rescued from the streets of Kampala on 1st August 2022 and taken to the Center by government and Non-Government Organizations-NGOs traced for their families.
11:22
11:22

Pictorial: Inside Koblin Youth Rehabilitation Center

The children are rehabilitated for about a month as their families are being traced and hence reunited with them.
08:23
08:23

Young Mother Narrates Her Journey to Kampala Streets with Toddler 2 5

Maria is among the teenage girls and young adults who were rescued from Kampala streets in April this year and taken to the center for rehabilitation and skilling.
15:46
15:46

Nine Children Escape from Koblin Rehabilitation Center 4

One of the social workers at Koblin, Jimmy Olipa told URN that when the children arrived in the night, 17 girls broke loose and fled through a section of the fence, which had collapsed.
12:35
12:35

Matany Hospital Seeks UGX 600M to Treat Bullet Wound Patients Napak district 1 2

Nsubuga said much as the hospital is receiving some support from the government, it’s too little considering the overwhelming number of patients ferried to the hospital from different regions of Karamoja, Teso, Bugisu, Sebei, some parts of Kenya, and South Sudan.
11:36
11:36

Karamojong Politicians, Clan Leaders Fanning Rustling in Region Cattle rustlers 1

Museveni heard from the 3rd Division Commander Big General Joseph Balikuddembe, that some political and clan leaders in Karamoja are engaged in the sale of guns to facilitate cattle rustling and blocking justice hence hindering efforts by the government to pacify the region.
13:22
13:22

GISO Abandons his Home in Napak over Death Threats Karamajong warriors 1 1

Paul Iriama said he decided to abandon his home following the threats from the warriors who are accusing him for actively participating in disarmament exercise.
07:15
07:15

Residents Suspend Use of Oxen for Ploughing Over Insecurity Cattle theft 1 4 Top story

John Lowal, a resident of Kangole, says that their cattle are only secure in the protected kraals and the community is scared of releasing oxen for ploughing for fear of falling victims to rustlers. Lowal says that the raiders have a tendency of ambushing communities while they are in their gardens and take away their animals.
10:40
10:40

TB Patients in Napak Skip Treatment over Lack of Food 3 1

Many parts of Karamoja are food insecure due to a combination of factors including the renewed cattle rustling and prolonged drought.
07:21
07:21

Police Arrest Suspected Suppliers of Ammunition to Rustlers 1 1 Top story

Micheal Longole, the Mt. Moroto Region Police Spokesperson, says that they picked up the suspects in tactical operations in Matany trading center. He identifies the suspects as Moses Lokol and Micheal Lomonyang, both residents of Kayapas village in Lokopo sub-county, Napak district.
15:43
15:43

Napak Leaders Ask Gov't for Permission to Form Vigilante Group local government 3 1 Top story

John Paul Kodet, the Napak district LC V Chairperson, says that while there are plans to protect Teso, the government should consider protecting Napak residents as well because they are unarmed and victims of cattle raids.
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