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17:47
17:47

Police Profiles Cattle Markets to Avert Commercialized Raids in Karamoja security forces 1 1

The cattle markets have been linked to the spate of raids as rustlers steal cows and immediately load them on trucks for transportation out of Karamoja, a trend which, according to Micheal Longole, the Mt Moroto Regional Police Spokesperson frustrates the recovery of stolen animals.
09:44
09:44

Panic as Suspected Raiders Resort to Petty Theft in Karamoja karamojong warriors 1 2

Lucy Nakori, a resident of Loputuk sub-county in Moroto district, says that the warriors who were passing by her home carried away the food she was cooking and continued with their raiding mission.
08:12
08:12

Three Arrested over Illegal Gun Trafficking in Karamoja security forces 1 2

Among the suspects are three local leaders who are accused of dealing with gun traffickers and illegal possession of firearms.
09:36
09:36

Financial Constraints Frustrating Music Festival in Karamoja primary schools 2 2

George Odongo, the Karamoja Regional Chairperson of Music, Dance, and Drama competition, says that although the schools managed to make it to the regional level, he is skeptical about their participation in the National competition due to inadequate funding.
12:59
12:59

Relief Food Delays Irk Karamoja Leaders karamoja sub region 2 1

Research shows that most of the households in the region have depleted their essential livelihood assets, including consuming seed stocks to cope with the situation partly brought about by the erratic effects of a changing climate. Children in the region are malnourished and many, on a daily basis are succumbing to starvation.
16:46
16:46

Security Forces Defend Arrest of Reformed Cattle Rustlers in Karamoja local leaders 1 2

Brig Gen Joseph Balikudembe, the UPDF 3rd Division Commander said that some suspects who pretend to surrender guns peacefully have got a big following of raiders and setting them free becomes a mockery to the security forces. He says that several raiders who surrendered guns to the security forces have been re-arrested with more guns despite possessing amnesty certificates.
09:21
09:21

Residents Impound Illicit Waragi From Police House waragi consumption 3 4

John Robert Adupa, the LC 3 chairperson of Lotisan sub-county, says the police officer together with his wife has been trading in illicit waragi for a long time in their rented room in Kidepo trading center.
16:50
16:50

Sub-county Chairperson, District Councilor Held over GISO's Murder Napak district 1 3

Brig Joseph Balikudembe, the UPDF 3rd division Army commander said the suspects Identified as Elijah Lobucel, the sub county chairperson and Mario Logit, the district councilor are accused of masterminding the killing of the GISO in Lokopo sub county.
12:51
12:51

Karamoja Women Decry Torture by Security, Rustlers karamoja sub region 1 2

Margret Lotyang, a resident of Nakapelimen village in Nadunget Town council in Moroto district, says that both security and warriors them like the enemies of progress just because they are involved in the struggle for peace in the region.
12:05
12:05

Religious Leaders Train Karamojong Warriors on Mindset Change Moroto district 1 3

Fr. Godfrey Lokwang, of Kotido Catholic Diocese says that the main aim of the sensitization is to let the warriors know that they are causing conflict and violence and therefore they should embrace peace for development.
14:08
14:08

Karamoja Elders Bitter on Proposed Plan to Ban Shrines karamoja region 3

According to the UPDF, the Karamojong shrines have been misleading the cattle rustlers by giving them false protection from being killed during raids. Gen Peter Elwelu, the deputy commander of Land Forces in the Uganda People's Defense Forces-UPDF, says that the shrines are used to empower the raiders.
07:19
07:19

Museveni Goats Stolen in Moroto insecurity 3 1 Top story

John Robert Adupa, the LCIII chairperson of the Lotisan sub-county, says that 10 beneficiaries in his sub-county have already lost their goats to armed warriors. He said over 150 Galla goats, 80 local breeds, and 36 cows have been stolen between June and July.
08:35
08:35

Karamojong Elders Resort to Rituals to Curse Cattle Rustlers karamoja mps 3 2

Peter Lokeris, the State Minister for Minerals and MP for Chekwii County in Nakapiripirit district who led the ceremony said they are resorting to using their traditional methods to hunt for the warriors who have failed to embrace peace.
10:47
10:47

Traders in Karamoja Transporting Crude Waragi in Sacks to Evade Arrest 2

The government banned the sale of crude waragi that is supplied from Jinja, Lira, Mbale, and Soroti to Karamoja to allow locals to concentrate on development.
12:30
12:30

Former Warriors Recruited As Tour Guides to End Raids in Karamoja reformed warriors 3 1

Several reformed warriors have been recruited to help in guiding the tourists and ensure they are safe.
10:46
10:46

Kotido Leaders Lose Hope in Peace Meetings karamoja leaders 1 4

Paul Lote Komol, the LCV Chairperson Kotido says the peace caravans have been running throughout but it seems, there are not working with the raiders.
13:35
13:35

Revenge Attacks Escalating Insecurity in Karamoja karamoja leaders 1 1

The region has experienced continuous waves of cattle raids mainly fueled by revenge attacks and cattle raiding among the communities of Jie, Bokora, Pian, Dodoth, and Matheniko.
12:07
12:07

Karamoja Leaders Seek Protection for Security Informers From Armed Warriors president museveni 1 2

Remigio Achia, the chairperson Karamoja parliamentary group earlier asked president Museveni to provide protection for intelligent informers as they are a soft target
00:31
00:31

Uganda Police Unveils New Uniform for ASTUs Operating in Karamoja ASTU Karamoja 1 1

Micheal Longole, the Mt Moroto regional police spokesperson told URN that the Unit which is directly charged with responsibility of mitigating cattle thefts and operating in Karamoja and the neighbouring districts is changing its uniform for easy identification and to suit the environment its forces are operating in.
07:14
07:14

Security Arrests Rustlers As They Attempt to Sneak out to Sebei Sub region Karamajong warriors 1

Maj. Isaac Oware, the UPDF 3rd Division spokesperson, says that the warriors were intercepted on their way to raid livestock in the Sebei sub-region.
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