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11:13
11:13

Residents Abandon Villages in Kotido as Forceful Disarmament Intensifies UPDF 1 2

Local leaders in Kotido say that the residents have evacuated their homes and moved to sother sub counties to live with relatives, friends or in-laws for fear of being subjected to forceful disarmament that is currently on going in the sub region. Others have taken refuge in Kotido town, leaving only the elderly, the disabled and local council officials in the villages.
18:58
18:58

ASTU to Establish More Detachments in Karamoja disarmament 1 1

Michael Longole, the Mt. Moroto Police Spokesperson says that the region received additional reinforcement. He, however, declined to disclose numbers.
07:28
07:28

UPDF Pledges Protection to Informers as Forceful Disarmament Begins 1

The Division Commander Brig. Joseph Balikudembe said the army will protect community members who give intelligence information about the presence of illegal weapons to security organs.
09:13
09:13

UPDF Extends Disarmament Period in Karamoja 2 2 Top story

The 3rd Division Commander, Brig. Joseph Balikudembe announced the extension Wednesday in Moroto saying the extended time is to allow the UPDF and other sister security organs disarm the region in order to usher in lasting peace to Karamoja. There are an estimated 500 illegal guns still in the hands of criminals in the region which have continued to cause insecurity in the region said the UPDF.
19:13
19:13

Security on High Alert in Karamoja After Kampala Bombing terrorism 3

The UPDF 3rd Infantry Division which is enforcing the Presidential Directive on disarming the Karimojng is now on standby class one, to prevent any further terror attacks against security installations as wells as the general public.
08:17
08:17

Elders Dispute Police Report on Recovery of Stolen Livestock in Karamoja cattle theft 2

According to the Mt. Moroto Regional Police Spokesperson, Michael Longole the police and the joint security forces in Karamoja have recovered 9,118 heads of cattle out of the 10,200 that were reported to have been raided or stolen.
16:58
16:58

Moroto NGOs Embark on Mindset Change For Reformed Warriors household incomes 3

A consortium of NGOs including Mercy Corps, Catholic Relief Services and White Taker among others are mobilizing the youths and families that handed over illegal guns voluntarily with an aim of sensitizing and empowering them for income generating activities such that they do not go back to raiding.
17:29
17:29

Local Leaders in Karamoja Cautioned Against Concealing Cattle Thefts 2 1

The accusations follow the declining recovery of stolen livestock as well as the low recovery rate for illegal firearms following the expiry of three months of voluntary and forceful disarmament in the sub-region.
15:32
15:32

Training of 2,600 LDUs Begins in Olilim Military School military training 1 1

The Deputy Commander of Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces 3rd Infantry Division Brig Gen ES Okolong while briefing the 2,600 recruits called for discipline, sacrifice, perseverance, sacrifice and patriotism, the key values for UPDF.
07:34
07:34

3rd Division Court Martial Sentences 248 over Illegal Possession of Fire arms UPDF

The convicts have been sent to serve different deterrent sentences in various government prisons where they will be rehabilitated.
20:45
20:45

UPDF to Beef Up Security in Karamoja Sub Region - Lt. Gen Kainerugaba Deployment

Lt Gen Kainerugaba also encouraged the Karimojong leaders to stop fighting each other but promised deploy more forces to the region of over 320 new legs to each district in the region.
19:46
19:46

Sixteen Arrested in Moroto Over Cattle Rustling UPDF 2

The 16 were apprehended today, Sunday in Nadunget Sub County during a peaceful identification exercise for over 1,700 impounded cattle from Kodonyo and Napar-Kwangan parishes in Lopuyo Sub County, Moroto district.
07:10
07:10

Business Picking Up in Moroto After Lockdown business in moroto 2 2

Paul Loduk, a cattle trader from Moroto notes that the reopening of markets has enabled people to buy the goods and access services of their choice to satisfy their needs fully.
12:54
12:54

Police Officers Walk 10KM to Work 5

The Acting Town Clerk Nadunget Town Council, John Bosco Moru evicted the officers last week to pave way for the renovation of the structures to allow town council staff to move in.
13:59
13:59

UPDF Back to Drawing Board Over Disarmament of Karimojong Gen Peter Elwelu 1 1

So far 88 guns have been recovered out of the estimated 500 illegal firearms in Karamoja, says the Division Commander, Brig. Joseph Balikudembe who has led the two-fold disarmament that includes, voluntary and cordon and search operations
13:09
13:09

14 Guns Recovered From LDU Deserters in Seven Days illegal firearms 1

Police and the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces -UPDF are conducting voluntary and forceful disarmament in the sub-region located in the neighbourhood of the armed communities of Turkana in Kenta and Toposa in South Sudan's Toposa.
09:26
09:26

Construction of Seven Police Posts in Karamoja Sub Region Underway OPM 1

Construction is underway at the selected sub counties, some at border points where there has been no police presence at all.
11:39
11:39

One Jie Warrior Killed in Napak District Cattle rustlers

A group of about seven warriors from Kotido district on Friday night raided 41 heads of cattle from a kraal in Apeitolim
07:40
07:40

Police to Deploy 2,500 in Karamoja security 1 1

The deployment follows a directive from President Yoweri Museveni during his recent visit to the sub-region following a sustained upsurge of insecurity orchestrated by armed warriors.
14:51
14:51

Police in Karamoja Step Up Sensitization Drive on Disarmament 1

The sensitization, headed by the Mt. Moroto Regional Police Commander Francis Chemustu, comprises of DPCs, Astu commandants, UPDF area commander GISOs and other security personnel.
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