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10:07
10:07

UWA Concerned About Renewed Poaching in Mt Elgon Park 4 1

According to UWA, since the lockdown was imposed in the country, communities neighbouring the park especially those at the Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve and Matheniko Wildlife Reserve have been engaging in poaching.
14:37
14:37

UWA Steps Up Community Sensitization in Karamoja As Poaching Increases 1 1

Last month, herdsmen killed the Crested Crane in Moruita Sub County in Nakapiripirit district. The Crane was believed to be from Matheniko- Bokora Corridor that stretches from Moroto, Napak, Nakapiripirit, Nabilatuk, Amudat and parts of Teso.
20:54
20:54

Normalcy Returns to Nakapiripirit Following Ethnic Tension Over Death of Teenager police 1

Nakapiripirit District Police Commander, Joseph Bongo, says calm has returned and normal business has resumed. He says they have also picked up two suspects, whose identities have been withheld to aid the police investigations.
10:57
10:57

Tension High in Nakapiripirit Following Death of Teenager police 1

UPDF and police engaged in running battles with the residents who wanted to avenge Tule’s death. Police had to fire live bullets to calm the situation that left several people with minor injuries.
08:26
08:26

Independent Candidate in Nakapiripirit District Withdraws from Race Over Funds 1

Lomanat says that saying the campaigns are heavily commercialized and believes he cannot withstand the demands of the electorate who are exchanging their votes for material or financial gain.
17:38
17:38

Gunmen Kill Traffic Officer in Nakapiripirit police 2

Fahad Kyaliyawula was shot together with his wife at dawn on Monday near Lokali Bridge at Moroto - Nakapiripirit border while taking his to Moroto for treatment.
11:32
11:32

Nakapiritpirit Leaders Divided Over New Chekwi Constituency affirmative action 3

Kadama are a minority community of Nakapiripirt district in Karamoja sub region. They live around Mount Kinei in the far East of district bordering Amudat as well as Kenya. According to Hon. Esther Anyakun, the Woman MP Nakapiripirit, the community needs affirmative representation in the parliament through their own constituency in order to address political representation.
06:31
06:31

Food Prices Drop in Nakapiripirit District farmers 2

Unlike, other districts of Karamoja, Nakapiripirit experiences two planting seasons in a year. Farmers in the district mainly grow beans, maize, cassava and other crops while most districts in Karamoja majorly grow sorghum.
15:10
15:10

Gov't Delivers Relief Food to Flood Victims in Nakapiripirt food relief 4

The floods affected 50 villages with an estimated population of 30, 000 people when Rivers Namalu, Amaler and Kocol-kokoi burst their banks causing devastating floods that submerged houses and swept away property.
15:48
15:48

Desert Locusts Invade Karamoja Again MAAIF 3

According to the Amudat District Senior Agricultural Officer Joseph Marimoi, the locusts entered through Karita Border area and spread throughout Karita Sub County in the areas of Akou lee, Nacemato, and around the mountains but spread to the Town Council yesterday afternoon. He explains that the insects however migrated in dense swarm westwards towards Nakapipripirit and Nabilatuk districts.
09:16
09:16

Minister Cautions against Consumption of Desert Locusts UPDF 2 1

Bagiire explained that desert locusts have been sprayed with poisonous chemicals capable of causing complications and death in humans if they are consumed. He added that the country was food secure and therefore needless for the communities to eat desert locusts.
17:28
17:28

UPDF Begins Fight Against Desert Locusts 2 3 Top story

Led by Maj. Gen. Sam Kavuma, the Deputy Commander of Land Forces the soldiers donned protective gears on their faces as they combed Komoret village where the desert locusts settled in the wee hours of Thursday morning.
16:28
16:28

Nakapiripirit Residents Pin Gov't Institutions, Church for Land Grabbing karamoja sub region 4 1 Top story

Sande Lokii Samaria, 61, a retired Police Sergeant broke down before the Commission while speaking about her land that was reportedly given to Nakapiripirit Primary School without her knowledge. Sande explained that the land grabbers left her family without any land or bother to explain their actions.
18:28
18:28

Amudat Man In Trouble for Lying to Bamugemereire Commission 1 Top story

Lomukele accused Kapeule of dragging him to court after grabbing his ancestral land in Lokales village measuring about 100 acres.
10:56
10:56

Remembering Edward Athiyo; A Politician, Businessman in Karamoja karamoja sub region 1

In 1961, Athiyo and the late Choudhry Lokwang went to Lancaster in the UK to make a case for the independence representing the people of Karamoja. Their move came at a time when the Colonial Government had set an agenda that Karamoja should remain under their rule, something Athiyo strongly opposed.
11:10
11:10

Visiting Japanese Dancer Excites Karimojong Children, Farmers hunger in karamoja 3 3

At his visit to Namalu Mixed Primary School in Nakapiripirit district, Usami served and shared a meal with pupils at school before he danced and sang together with the children, who were all taken up in awe, at the talent exhibited by the 42-year-old performer.
07:55
07:55

Nakapiripirit Leaders Reject Dry Cassava Cuttings 3 1

Francis Lokiru, the LC3 chairman for Nakapiripririt Town Council says the cassava cuttings were distributed when they were already dry. He says they are going to burn them in the presence of OWC officials to send a message to higher authorities.
07:40
07:40

China Earmarks 10,000 Tons of Rice to Karamoja 1 Top story

Jeremiah Achia, the LC 1 chairperson of Katanga ward in Nakapiripirit town council commended the China for the timely intervention.
18:37
18:37

Jacob Oulanya Asks Karimojong to Embrace Education karamoja sub region 3 1

Oulanya noted that while there are challenges in education, the region should take advantage of the available opportunities to educate children.
07:16
07:16

Australian National Convicted for Ivory Theft ivory impounded

The Grade One Magistrate Court presided over by Mathew Longoli heard that Thomas Zelenka, who is also Australian National, stole 24 kilograms of ivory from the district.
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