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17:33
17:33

Karimojong Surrender Only Two Guns in Two Months of Voluntary Disarmament Karamoja Sub Region 1

Maj. Mugisa also revealed that unlike the first disarmament where the army was only after illegal guns, the new phase of disarmament will also look at bows and arrows especially from the notorious category of warriors that he notes have been listed by the security agencies.
17:19
17:19

Three Armed Warriors Killed in Kotido Cattle rustlers 1 1 Top story

Brigadier Richard Otto, the UPDF 3rd Division Commander, says his men recovered a gun and mobile phone from the scene. He says they are trying to establish the identities of the three corpses.
07:41
07:41

Abim Notorious Criminal Shot Dead abim district 1 1

Capt. Abert Arinaitwe, the 3rd Division Spokesman says Olweny landed in an ambush at night with a stolen bicycle and hoes among other stolen items. He revealed that Olweny has been on the list of the five most wanted criminals in Karamoja.
12:45
12:45

Moroto-Based 3rd Division to Deploy Veterans in Somalia 1 1

According to Arinaitwe, only soldiers with retirement certificates will be considered. He notes that all the applicants will be subjected to different tests on health and physical fitness.
17:03
17:03

Cattle Thieves Target Young Herdsmen in Karamoja karamoja sub region 2 1

The Uganda Peoples’ Defense Force- UPDF 3rd Division in Moroto say the children’s lives are now more vulnerable as some criminals target them while stealing cattle.
19:48
19:48

UPDF Recovers 30 Guns, Arrests 205 in Operation Restore Hope cattle theft 2 1 Top story

Captain Abert Arinaitwe, the 3rd Division spokesman, says the operation looks at illegal guns, cattle thefts and careless shooting among other security concerns.
18:31
18:31

3 Jailed for Illegal Possession of Firearms 1 1

A total of 22 civilians have been lined up to face the Court Martial in Moroto over illegal possession of firearms.
17:25
17:25

LDU Shootings Split Abim, Kotido court martial 2 1

The LDUs attached to Otalabar Army Detach shot dead two men and a 10-year old boy only identified as Apalocolut of Nakapelimoru Sub County. The victims are Lopus Apanaleso, 27 and Lotoya Rengetau 25, all residents of Panyangara Sub County in Kotido district.
07:14
07:14

Jie Pastoralists Stopped from Grazing in Agago karamoja sub region 2 1

Judith Franka Akello, the Agago Woman MP, says that they have directed Jie herdsmen in Agago to withdraw to vacate until they sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Kotido district leadership in regard to the conduct of the pastoralists and their grazing route.
12:22
12:22

Bukwo Residents Plead with UPDF Over Army Barracks porous borders 2 1 Top story

Lydia Chesang, the Riwo Sub County LC V councilor, says they are concerned with the delayed the construction of the barracks promised by President, Yoweri Museveni to stop attacks by Pokot militias.
10:44
10:44

Nakapiripirit District Chairperson Queries LDU Dismissals local defence unit 1 2

Their presence was also helpful in curbing cattle thefts in the region. According to locals, the personnel were swift in tracking stolen cattle, impounding animals and looking after them while in army detaches. But over time, the unit became redundant forcing several LDU personnel to abandon the force, while others have been retired.
07:43
07:43

LDU Personnel Desert Force in Nakapiripirit over Nonpayment karamoja sub region 4 1

The Local Defence Unit had up to 3500 personnel across Karamoja region by the end of 2013. They were deployed equally among the districts of Napak, Moroto, Amudat, Nakapiripirit, Kotido, Abim and Kaabong. Each LDU personnel was promised a pay ranging between 130, 000 and 150,000 Shillings.
18:56
18:56

Three Injured in Botched Cattle Theft in Moroto matheniko warriors 1 1

Capt. Isaac Oware, the 3rd Division army spokesman, attributes the fresh cattle thefts to black cattle markets in the region. He told URN that while the locals arrange for cattle raids, there are businessmen on standby to buy and transport the stolen animals at night.
22:01
22:01

Cattle Markets in Karamoja Resume After Raids 2 1

Sale of cattle has resumed in a few markets across Karamoja sub region three months after security officials suspended the trade over thefts.
15:11
15:11

Five LDUs Imprisoned For Careless Shooting col. john wasswa 1 1 Top story

Delivering his verdict, Col. John Wasswa, the 3rd Division Court Martial Chairman, said the sentence serves as a warning to LDUs entrusted with government stores. He notes that carelessness in gun usage can cause death of innocent people.
11:22
11:22

Court Martial Underway in Moroto col. john wasswa 1 1

Col. John Wasswa, the Third Division Court Martial Chairman, said the sentences are meant to serve as a deterrent to other LDUs and civilians with similar intentions.
13:28
13:28

Peace Committees, LDUs On The Spot Over Cattle Thefts In Karamoja local defence unit 3 1

Capt. Abert Arinaitwe, the 3rd Division spokesman acknowledges the concerns raised but attributes it to local leaders who recommend wrong elements for LDU recruitment and commercialisation of cattle thefts.
10:18
10:18

More Arrests As UPDF Cracks Down on Cattle Thefts In Karamoja 1

Capt. Abert Arinaitwe, the 3rd Division army spokesman, says they are following thieves from their hideouts using intelligence on the ground.
12:44
12:44

Eight Arrested Over Renewed Animal Theft 2 1

Capt. Abert Arinaitwe, the 3rd Division Army spokesman, says the group with several others still at large has been stealing animals from their neighbors using guns.
09:40
09:40

Communal Grazing Resumes at Kobebe Dam brig. richard otto 1 1

The dam, the biggest in the area hosts pastoralists from Kotido, Matheniko and Turkana in Kenya. It has a total storage of 2.3 billion litres of water and can serve more than five million animals a day.
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