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13:27
13:27

Kotido Elders Create Battalion of Youth to Hunt for Armed Warriors in the Jungle 2 1

The Elders' council resolved to pick fifty youth from each of the 14 clans in Kotido district, to constitute the special battalion whose mission is to go and capture the warriors hiding in the jungle, for handing over to the government for legal action.
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.
07:23
07:23

Six Suspected Warriors Arrested in Kotido Municipality Security forces 2 1

Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto Regional Police spokesperson says the suspects were arrested in Nariwo Village in North Division Kotido municipality while in the bar.
09:47
09:47

Kotido Mothers Warned Against Starving Children for Food Aid Hunger in karamoja 1

During the monitoring visit by the Kotido district leaders, they found out that some parents are intentionally starving their children so that they remain malnourished and continue benefiting from food and cash.
07:50
07:50

Sub County Chairperson Flees Home Citing Death Threats From Warriors Kotido district 2 1 Top story

According to Lokol, he now lives in town after surviving death narrowly on Monday night when the warriors tried to raid his residence.
19:09
19:09

Security Recovers Illegal Firearm from Father of Kotido Chairperson Security forces 1 1 Top story

Moses Amuya, the acting UPDF 3rd Division spokesperson, says that the officer in charge of Rengen Army Detach retrieved the gun and two pieces of ammunition from the nearby bush where Mzee Komol's son had placed it.
20:50
20:50

Kaabong Nursing School Principal Survives Road Ambush armed warriors 1 1

The incident happened at Lopero village in Rengen sub county Kotido district on Tuesday evening. Available information indicates that the two armed warriors shot at the car in which the principal Mary Achuma was travelling on a journey to Kaabong from Kotido district.
18:47
18:47

Kotido Councilor in Trouble For Alleged Defamation Longaroe sub county

Moses Akena, the Kotido District Police Commander, says that the councilor is accused of defaming and threatening the sub-county LC 3 chairperson, Moses Lomuria.
07:17
07:17

Three Warriors Put Out of Action in Kotido kotido district 2 1

Sean Paul Atanya, the LC 3 chairperson of North division told URN that the community members abandoned the warrior's bodies as they fled the village. Atanya says since the incident happened, no one has returned back to the village since people are scared of what transpired.
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.
14:19
14:19

Sub County Chair, Councillors Bicker over Support for Hunger-Stricken Households hunger crisis 4 1

Daniel Lotyang, a youth representative in Longaroi sub-county said the dispute started when councillors started moving around villages to assess the hunger situation and lobbying support from well-wishers. But the sub-county chief objected to their approach saying that it was undermining his office.
17:09
17:09

Kotido Leaders Demand Release of Cattle Rustler cattle rustlers 1 2

The suspect identified as Igira a.k.a Museveni was arrested last week at the 405 brigade after he voluntarily handed over his firearm.
18:35
18:35

Kotido Closes a Primary School over Insecurity kotido district 4 1

Joseph Lomongin, the CAO for Kotido while announcing the withdrawal of teachers on Tuesday at the district headquarters, said the school will be closed for two weeks as they await a security report from the sub-county administrators.
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.
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.
07:06
07:06

Security Burns 378 Guns Collected from Karamojong Warriors 2 3

Florence Kirabira, the coordinator of the small arms control program, said that the Africa Amnesty Commission campaign, which came to an end on April 30th in Karamoja sub-region started on January 23, 2022.
20:10
20:10

Police Hunt for Two Guns Stolen from Lopei Outpost 2 1

It is alleged that suspected armed cattle rustlers from Kotido district raided the Police post at 10:00pm on Sunday night and made off with two AK47 rifles.
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