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15:01
15:01

751 Live Ammunition Recovered in Amudat Security forces 1

The bag was recovered from Aukunyo village in Amudat Town Council.
13:59
13:59

Amudat Leaders Agree to Work with Security for Peace 1

Pokot leaders accuse joint forces of tormenting them in favor of neighboring communities such as Pian and Sabin in Kween. Security forces banned Pokot pastoralists from grazing animals in the neighboring districts following the frequent attacks in the neighborhood by armed warriors.
08:43
08:43

Amudat Man Killed in Gold Mine Amudat district 1

John Olumureng, a resident of Chepkararat village in Lokales Sub County died on Tuesday when the stone that was hanging on top of the rock fell and hit him on the head while mining gold.
13:43
13:43

Lack of Radio Station, Poor Network Connectivity Cripples Communication in Amudat Airtel Uganda 4 1

Joseph Lobot, the LC5 chairperson of Amudat district, says that they use the Safaricom mobile network in the district. He explains that officials are forced to cross over 120 Kilometers to Kenya for radio services.
09:48
09:48

Amudat District Officials Pinned in Cattle Raids 2 1

Nathan Adome, a cattle dealer from Bukedea district alleges that he was contacted by some people saying that they had over 120 cows ready for sale outside the market day.
15:08
15:08

UPDF Finds 503 Bullets At Uganda- Kenya Border 1

Isaac Oware, the UPDF 3rd division spokesperson told URN that the suspects upon reaching Kokochaya check point decided to drop an exhibit bag containing live rounds of ammunition before escaping towards West Pokot County in Kenya.
15:09
15:09

Kween Cows Recovered in Nairobi Abattoir 1

Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto regional police spokesperson, confirmed the recovery of all 20 cows from an abattoir in Nairobi, where the raiders had reportedly sold them to cattle dealers. Lobot said the footmarks led the tracking team up to the West Pokot in Kenya prompting them to deploy personnel in all the nearby cattle markets.
13:57
13:57

Reusable Sanitary Pads Help to Keep Girls in School in Amudat 1 3

According to the girls, they often missed classes for a full week before returning to school and this could affect their academic performances.
21:06
21:06

Gender Based Violence: 27 Women Raped in Amudat GBV 2

Joyce Alungat, the Chairperson of Women’s Network Amudat explains that the rapists killed their victims with the purpose of defeating justices for their heinous crime. She said that the rapists killed the women in Karita, a cosmopolitan area along the Uganda- Kenya border area.
07:03
07:03

Court Sessions to Start in Amudat District 2

His Worship Emmy Sayekwo says the extension of the bi-weekly court sessions to Amudat is a step toward improving access to justice and a cornerstone in reducing crime through justice system.
05:29
05:29

Amudat District to Get Rescue Centre for GBV Victims UNFPA Uganda 1 2

The 300 Million Shillings centre that will be located at the district headquarters is being funded by the UNFPA. It will house survivors of gender-based violence and girls escaping from Female Genital Mutilation cases.
13:07
13:07

Amudat District Stuck With 37 Child Marriage Escapees COVID-19 task force 1 3

Amudat district is currently stuck with 37 Pokot girls below the age of 18 who were being forced into child marriage.
10:51
10:51

Amudat Girls use Lockdown to Sneak to Kenya to be Circumcized police 1 2 Top story

URN reports that girls as young as 12 and above are eluding legal frameworks including law enforcement by sneaking for to cut themselves in small groups before the parents finally find them a specialist to complete the procedure.
20:03
20:03

Amudat District Children Lose Out Completely on Learning Since Lockdown 2 1

Amudat does not have any radio station at all, while the nearest, Heritage FM based in Nakapiripirit is not received in the area. The only radio station listened to in Amudat is Kenya’s Kalya which is based in Kapenguria. Kalya broadcasts in Kiswahili and Pokot languages without any education program, according to residents.
05:51
05:51

UN Resident Coordinator Gives Hope to Child Abuse Survivors teenage pregnancy 1 2

She encouraged the survivors to overcome traditional beliefs and culture by embracing education and ensuring they complete school and become future leaders. Malango said there were opportunities for the survivors to make a turnaround and take charge of their own future by staying in school by attaining higher levels of education.
21:57
21:57

Amudat District Gets Health Centre IV MoH 2

Amudat District Health Officer Dr Peter Kusolo is optimistic that with the upgrade, the community of Amudat will access more specialized services such as laboratory, surgical and maternity. He is hopeful that this will also curtail maternal deaths.
18:23
18:23

Construction of Cross Border Markets in Amudat Near Completion cattle 1

The markets are being constructed by Amudat District local government with support from Mercy Corps, Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU) and government of Uganda, through the Resilience Project.
16:08
16:08

Amudat District Road Works Excite Residents Amudat Road Network 3

The district has fixed a total road distance of 89 kilometres on nine road sections in three sub-counties creating access to areas that were cut off due to a collapsed road network. The district Engineer Martin Opio says that over 260 million Shillings from the Uganda Road Fund has been spent on the task which started in June 2019.
15:59
15:59

Amudat Youth Reap Big from Beekeeping bee keeping 2

Mauriti says he decided to go for bee keeping after failing in crop production twice due to drought.
11:15
11:15

Honey Production Changes Fortunes for Communities in Amudat 1 3

Honey production has been changing fortunes for residents in Amudat district who initially relied heavily on cattle keeping and subsistence farming. For the last two years, production has increased thanks to support from district production office and Nabuin Zonal Agricultural Research Development Institute.
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