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18:28
18:28

FGM; Pokot Men Now Shun Mutilated Women unicef uganda 1 3

Rose Chemie, an elder from Karita Sub County in Amudat district explains that men now feel uncomfortable with mutilated women whose cut organs dont provide sexual excitement and are now opting for uncircumcised women outside the district.
07:05
07:05

Scores Displaced by Heavy Rains in Amudat amudat district 1 1

Moses Agum, the Amudat Deputy Chief Administrative Officer says they are compiling a list of the affected. He notes that no deaths have been recorded despite the fact that a number of houses fell during the heavy rains.
07:24
07:24

16 New Sub Counties Created in Karamoja amudat district 1

The Ministry of Local Government has created a total of 16 new sub counties in four districts in Karamoja sub region. The districts include Amudat, Napak, Kaabong and Abim.
12:49
12:49

Amudat District Moves to Eliminate FGM karamoja region 3 1

Although outlawed in Uganda in 2009, FGM is still practiced among the Pokot, Sabiny and Tepeth tribes in the districts of Kapchorwa, Kween, Amudat and Bukwo in the Karamoja Sub Region.
06:43
06:43

Gunmen Abduct Two in Amudat amudat district 1 Top story

The police have identified the abductees as 12-year-old Cherop and his 18 year-old brother Geoffrey Chebet, a senior two student of Namang Senior Secondary School in Bukwo district. The two are children of Martin Kabukubeyo, a local gold miner and resident of Toropa village, Alalam parish in Riwo Sub County in Bukwo district.
12:40
12:40

Gunmen Shoot Catholic Priest in Amudat amudat district 1 Top story

Michael Minjo, the newly appointed UPDF 3rd Division spokesperson says the army will not leave any stone unturned until the suspects are arrested and prosecuted.
06:59
06:59

UPC Suffers Setback in Karamoja amudat district 3 1

Kiyonga confirmed to URN having joined the ruling party after a decade or so in UPC saying a lot is needed to sustain the peace in Karamoja.
09:01
09:01

Two Arrested for Embezzling NUSAF Funds amudat district

Those arrested and detained at Amudat Police station include Miriam Lochoro the District NUSAF II desk officer and Mark Limo the parish chief of Amudat Town Council.
16:29
16:29

Returnee Pastoralists Evicted from Pian Upe Reserve amudat district 1

The pastoralists are accused of degrading the reserve and increasing pressure on the environment through high concentration of illegal human activities. Uganda wildlife authority says such activities endanger the wildlife ecosystem.
15:12
15:12

Herdsmen Discover Unexploded Bomb in Amudat updf

Second lieutenant Ronald Ovon, the UPDF Public Information staff attached to 407 Brigade in Nakapiripirit district says that the unexploded ordinance was picked by UPDF experts for further investigations. Locals however assume that the device is one of the many left behind by the UPDF during the heightened insecurity in Karamoja a decade ago.
10:29
10:29

Schools Fail To Open In Amudat Due To Lack Of Teachers amudat district 2

Steven Nsubuga Bewaayo, the Amudat Resident District commissioner says the teachers left for the December holidays but since have not returned to their work stations.
12:59
12:59

Two Miners Buried Alive In Amudat amudat district 1

Amudat District Police Commander Bashir Isiraba says Lourong Eturok and Linganyang Todokwang were killed after the pit from which they were mining gold caved in. He explains that the incident occurred at around mid-day when miners had settled in for their day’s work.
11:19
11:19

Flash Floods Kill UPDF Soldier In Amudat amudat district 1

The army identifies the dead soldier Pte. Emmanuel Mayanja attached to 67th Battalion in Kariita Sub County in Amudat district.
06:45
06:45

7500 Litres of Waragi Destroyed In Amudat amudat district 2

Amudat District authorities have destroyed 7,500 litres of locally made liquor worth 25 million shillings that has reportedly claimed 11 lives in the last three months.
14:48
14:48

Blast Kills one, Injures Four Children in Amudat amudat district

Aceng says one of the boys then suggested that they crash the bomb on a stone.
17:42
17:42

400 Children In Amudat Flee Homes For Fear Of FGM amudat district 1

A total of 400 school going-age children in Amudat District have fled their homes in the last 10 months for fear of being subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM). The children aged between three and 12 years, have abandoned cattle keeping and enrolled in schools.
07:51
07:51

Anti-Corruption Police Grill Amudat Officials amudat district

Work in Amudat District has been paralyzed for the last five days as anti-corruption Police descend on local government officials named in the alleged mismanagement of government funds.
12:30
12:30

Business Slows Down In Amudat After Kenya Elections amudat district 1 2

Business in Amudat town council, Amudat district remains paralyzed as most traders rushed to Kenya to participate in the recently concluded elections.
05:17
05:17

FGM Persists Despite Ban in Karamoja fgm in karamoja 3

The practice is secretly being carried out by the Tepeth in Moroto district, Pokot and Sabiny ethnicities in Amudat districts and Kapchorwa areas respectively.
10:01
10:01

Warrior shot dead in Botched Cattle Raid amudat district

The fighting broke out on Tuesday evening at Jumbe village when armed warriors tried to raid over 600 heads of cattle.
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