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18:43
18:43

Warriors Threaten Journalists for Exposing Insecurity in Karamoja mt. moroto area 1 3

In the letters, four-morning show presenters were issued with warnings over what the warriors described as continuous discussions on the security situation in Karamoja. Those warned include Timothy Eodu, Catherine Alany of Akica FM and Fiona Nambuya and Innocent Kodet of Ateker FM.
18:39
18:39

150 Guns Recovered in Karamoja in 2020-UPDF karamoja warriors 1 2

The Uganda Peoples’ Defense Force- UPDF soldiers at the 3rd Division recovered 150 illegal guns in the hands of civilians across the nine districts of Karamoja. This is almost twice, the number of guns recovered in 2019 and 2018 in the region.
09:57
09:57

UPDF Recovered 11 Guns In Karamoja In January disarmament 1 Top story

Major Telesphor Turyamumanya, the 3rd Division UPDF Spokesperson told URN on Saturday that most of the firearms were recovered from Kotido and Kaabong districts.
11:14
11:14

Uganda Human Rights Commission Probing Kaabong Murders 1

A number of murder cases which include shootings, strangulations and other forms have been reported in the district. The recent case that compelled the team to camp in Kaabong this week involves a civilian, Longem Tayal, 22, resident of Kalonyangiat village in Kalapata Sub County.
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.
16:43
16:43

New Spate of Killings Worry Abim Leaders dpc robert katuramu 2

Last weekend, three minors were killed in Nyakwae and Alerek sub-counties in Abim district.Three other people survived with serious injuries sustained from bullets.
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19:48

UPDF Recovers 30 Guns, Arrests 205 in Operation Restore Hope cattle theft 1 2 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.
18:29
18:29

Two Killed in Kaabong Cattle Raid karamoja sub region 1

The 3rd Division Brigade Investigations Officer Maj Ephraim Byaruhanga confirms that two civilians were killed and another injured during the attack. He says the UPDF tracked the footmarks to the border with South Sudan.
14:31
14:31

Gunmen Kill Peace Committee Member In Kotido kotido district 1

Simon Peter Awot, the parish councilor of Loletyo in Panyangara suspects that the peace actor could have been targeted because of his hard stance on theft of livestock in the area.
09:54
09:54

UPDF Recovers Six Guns, 120 Rounds of Ammunition 1 1

Since November, last year, 22 firearms with 309 ammunitions have been recovered by the UPDF from armed Karimojong warriors. Also 144 warriors have been tried in a court martial in Moroto district and those convicted are serving various terms in different government Prisons.
12:44
12:44

Eight Arrested Over Renewed Animal Theft 1 2

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.
12:30
12:30

Renewed Illegal Gun Trade Causes Panic in Karamoja 3 1

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.
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.
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16:20

Kaabong Security Committee Starts Disarmament Competition dodoth warriors

RDC Okoth Nyalulu says the campaign codenamed “Keep Kaabong Gun-free,” involves competition between the sub counties in the district. At the end of the year, the winning sub county will be rewarded with a tractor to open up farm land for all the residents for free.
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