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07:59
07:59

Kotido Farmers Warned Against Selling off Their Harvest Kotido district 2 1

Joseph Abura, the Bishop of Karamoja Diocese says that the harvest for this year was very poor, and therefore more hunger crisis is expected come 2023.
11:18
11:18

Help Recover our Fertile Land From Animals, Hungry Karamoja Elders Plead community land 4 1

Simon Nangiro, the chairperson Karamoja Elders association says they have realized that food production is important and they need back their land since wildlife revenues do not benefit the community.
09:29
09:29

Ministry of Lands to Process Communal Land Certificates for Karamoja Land titles 1

The processing of certificates of land for occupancy is aimed at minimizing the escalating cases of land grabbing and to improve access to land by marginalized groups, especially women in the region.
11:22
11:22

Mother of Seven Commits Suicide over Hunger Longaroi sub county 1 1

Daniel Lotyang, the youth councilor representing Longaroe sub-county and a para-social worker, told URN that he found the frustrated children screaming while watching their mother's lifeless body dangling on a rope inside the grass house.
08:28
08:28

 Kotido Residents Excited Over UGX 25bn Water Dam Project 1

The Shillings 25billion dam is planned to have a 14-meter high embankment and carry up to 2.8 billion liters of water. The works are projected to end in December 2022
11:05
11:05

14 Sub counties Miss Relief Food As Hunger Deepens in Kotido kotido district 2 1

Paul Komol Lotee, the LC V chairperson of Kotido district, says that people are still struggling to find food and asks the government to expedite the procurement process because they have continued registering deaths resulting from hunger.
18:37
18:37

Hunger forces Moroto Residents to Eat Skins lotisan sub county 3 2

Lokeris Nakwang, a resident of Atedeoi village in Lotisan sub-county, says that hunger has forced them to start boiling hides for food. She says that they have eaten all sorts of wild green vegetables and the only edible items they are left with in the house are skins and hides.
13:37
13:37

Wild Cassava Claims 22 in Kotido kotido district 1 3

Maria Naduk, who lost her child said it was very difficult to tell whether it was the wild cassava causing the death or hunger because people were dying even before they ate the wild plant. Naduk blamed the loss of lives on the hunger crisis that has forced people to chew whatever they think can help them gain energy.
10:41
10:41

Hunger Forces Kotido Farmers to Harvest Premature Crops food insecurity 2 1

Emanuel Lokuda, a farmer in Kacheri sub county says the high cereal prices caused by hunger forces them to harvest their sorghum two months ahead of its getting ready
16:35
16:35

58 Die in A Month As Hunger Bites Hard In Kotido food relief 1 2 Top story

John Bosco Akore, the secretary Kotido Elder’s Council told URN that the severe shortage of food has led to widespread malnutrition, which caused the death of 58 children and elderly people between May and June this year.
10:25
10:25

Over 500 Children in Nabilatuk Drop Out of School parents 1 2

Longolio warns that the situation is likely to worsen in the third term during harvest season as parents deploy to the gardens to scare away the birds. He, however, says that they are doing all that is possible to get the children back to school.
10:13
10:13

Kaabong Farmers Tired of Elephants Eating all Their Food crop 4 1

Perepetua Iwokot, a farmer in Loteruo village in Sidok sub county said that the animals most especially elephants are straying into the gardens bordering the game reserve searching for food have been damaging crops for the past three months.
07:15
07:15

Residents Suspend Use of Oxen for Ploughing Over Insecurity Cattle theft 4 1 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.
16:26
16:26

Kotido Elders Seek 28,000 Acres of Land for Commercial Farming farmers 3 1

John Bosco Akore, the Secretary of Kotido Elders Council said they resolved to acquire 200 acres of land from the fourteen clans within Kotido district for joint farming. He says that they are optimistic that they will reap big from the harvest.
09:46
09:46

Leaders Caution Karamoja Community Against Eating Leafy Greens Over Armyworm 3 1

Louse Beye, the Nadunget sub-county LC V councillor in Moroto district, says that the family fell ill and developed running stomachs immediately after eating food suspected to have been infected by the pests.
19:10
19:10

Armyworm Invasion Spreads to Kotido District local government 3 1

Peter Loruk, a farmer in Panyangara sub county kotido district says although the armyworms haven’t destroyed anything yet, he’s worried of planting the only available seeds in the garden because the pest may destroy it yet he doesn’t have any reserve seeds.
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.
14:27
14:27

A Cry for Help as Hunger Bites over 1000 Households in Napak 3 1

Joseph Longora, a resident of Nakayot village in Nabwal sub-county, says that prior to the attacks that broke out five months ago, they had stored food that would sustain them as they wait for rains to return for cultivation.
08:29
08:29

Mysterious Death of Fish Baffles Lotisan Sub County Authorities 1 1

The Sub-county chairperson, John Robert Akiki, says that the dam is littered with dead fish, which has triggered panic among the local community.
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