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12:30
12:30

Renewed Illegal Gun Trade Causes Panic in Karamoja 1 3

But the peace is being threatened by reports of illegal arms entering the region from neighbouring Kenya and South Sudan. The influx of arms has also revived cattle raids along borders and within the various Karimojong ethnicities.
17:06
17:06

Disarmament Cases Dominate UHRC Desks in Karamoja human rights abuse 1 2

Paul Otim, the human rights regional officer for Karamoja says that although the commission has handled close to 900 cases since 2004, majority of the cases are related to disarmament that was launched in Karamoja two years earlier.
15:46
15:46

Herdsman Commits Suicide Over Stolen Animals 1 1

Captain Dominic Logwe, the In-charge Civil Military relations, Karamoja notes that Lolukachi must have killed himself for lack of explanation given the circumstances under, which the cows were stolen at the grazing ground by suspected rustlers.
16:28
16:28

Karamoja Cluster: Leaders Root For Disarmament 1 3

The area straddles the Nyangatom from Ethiopia, Toposa in South Sudan, the Turkana living in North Western Kenya and the Karimojong among others. The area is populated by 14 pastoralist tribes who share a common language, culture and way of life.
11:16
11:16

43 Karimojong Warriors Surrender To UPDF karamoja sub region

Forty-three suspected Karimojong warriors who fled disarmament a decade ago have voluntarily surrendered to the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) in Kaabong district. This brings the number of warriors surrendering to 59 after 16 others recently handed themselves in to the army.
12:41
12:41

UPDF Commanders Discuss Force Deployment In Karamoja

He explains that in the recent past the Karimojong have started stealing cows from Teso, which the army will not tolerate.
15:34
15:34

Karamoja Disarmament Saved Us - Ik Community 4

The Ik community in Kaabong district now has a reason to hope for continued existence since the guns have gone silent. Located in the remote mountains in Ik-Kamialu sub-county in Kaabong district, the the community faced extinction at the time the Uganda government launched the Karamoja disarmament exercise in 2001.
13:02
13:02

Army Recovers 7,000 Guns In Karamoja 5th division army 2

A total of over of 7,000 weapons have been recovered by the army in Karamoja region within the past three years of operation.
09:45
09:45

Tarehe Sita: UPDF Still Committed to Disarm Karamoja updf soldiers 1 1

Brig. Lakara Nakibus, The 3rd Division Army commander made the commitment during celebrations to mark the annual defense week in Karamoja. He explains that disarming the Karimojong is an uphill task that requires guarding the prevailing peace in the volatile region.
11:56
11:56

Army Recovers 152 Stolen Cows In Kotido cattle rustlers

Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers in Kotido district have recovered a total of 152 heads of cattle that were stolen by suspected Dodoth cattle rustlers from Southern Sudan.
12:26
12:26

UPDF To Recruit 1400 LDUs In Karamoja local defence units 1

The Uganda People’s Defense Forces—UPDF is set to recruit an additional 1,400 local defense unit (LDU) personnel in Karamoja sub-region, raising the number to 3500. In 2010, President Yoweri Museveni ordered the army to recruit and train about 2000 LDUs to help boost the disarmament exercise in the sub region.
12:22
12:22

19 Cattle Rustlers Surrender To UPDF in Kaabong illegal guns 1

A total of 19 Dodoth cattle rustlers have surrendered to Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) in Kaabong district. The rustlers mainly from the Dodoth clan in Karamoja region have been living in South Sudan after they fled the country around 2007 at the height of the disarmament exercise.
16:54
16:54

One UPDF Soldier Killed, Four Others Injured In Ambush pokot warriors

A Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) soldier has been killed and four others seriously injured in an ambush by suspected Pokot warriors in Nakapiripirit district on Tuesday.
16:15
16:15

Two Cattle Rustlers Killed in Shoot-out With UPDF cattle rustling

At least two suspected cattle rustlers have been killed in two separate attacks on the UPDF soldiers while on routine patrol on the slopes on Mount Moroto in Moroto district.
16:52
16:52

Karimojong Elders Sue Govt Over Disarmament illegal arms

Over 1000 people from Karamoja sub region are suing government seeking compensation for the loss of property and cattle during the disarmament exercise eleven years ago.
08:01
08:01

UPDF Collects 76 Guns in Karamoja

At least 76 illegal firearms have been recovered by the Uganda People’s Defence forces in Karamoja region in the past 12 weeks, the 3rd Division Commander Brig. Burundi Nyamunywanisa has disclosed.
18:07
18:07

60 Arrested In Moroto Cordon & Search Operation moroto town

A total of 60 suspects including three females were on Wednesday arrested and army equipment recovered in a joint cordon and search operation by the UPDF and police in Moroto town and the suburbs.
10:55
10:55

UPDF To Recruit 300 LDUs In Karamoja local defence units

The Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF is set to recruit a total of 300 youth from Karamoja region as Local Defense Unit personnel.
13:39
13:39

Serious Crime Incidents Decline In Karamoja

There is a decrease in the number of serious crimes committed in the Karamoja region compared to the past two years, according to police.
12:09
12:09

Three Karimojong Warriors Killed In UPDF Ambush updf soldiers

At least three Jie warriors were killed on Monday and two others captured in a UPDF ambush in Kaabong district.
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