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11:52
11:52

Stray Mother Elephant Kills ASTU Security Personnel in Karenga 1

According to Abach, the deceased was in company of two colleagues who narrowly escaped the incident when they were attacked by the elephant that saw them in the wilderness where they had gone to fetch firewood.
15:58
15:58

UWA to Track Elephant Movements Using GPS Collar Tech 2

The sophisticated collar technology is a lightweight belt that contains advanced GPS satellite tracking devices fixed on an elephant’s neck to allow the park authorities to monitor when and where individual animals are moving across the landscape in real-time.
11:34
11:34

Wildlife Authority Adopts Mobile App to Report Problem Animal Incidences 1 2

The Chief Warden of Kidepo Valley National Park Samuel Amanya says that the App is an Open Data Kit; a free, open-source suite of tools that allows data collection using Android mobile devices and data submission to an online server, even without an Internet connection.
15:24
15:24

Residents Want Electric Fences Constructed Along Kidepo National Game Park 1 2

Peter Lomilo a resident of Karenga Town Council told URN during an interview that the methods for driving away the wild animals are not only risky to the people undertaking them but they no longer scare the straying wild animals.
10:12
10:12

COVID-19 Taskforce Queries Mysterious Deaths in Karenga crude waragi 2

A 13-year-old girl was among the people whose lives were lost to alcohol over the last two weeks, sparking public outcry about the dangers of alcohol consumption to the community in Karenga. The other incident involved a couple, suspected to have taken excessive alcohol leading to the death of the wife and the husband in one day.
16:13
16:13

Stray Elephants, Buffaloes Spark Compensation Demands in Karenga UWA 1

The wildlife from the Kidepo Valley National Park strayed Wednesday and Thursday nights destroying the maize that was just ready for harvest. The destruction comes at a time when the region is struggling to cope with a threat of hunger and food insecurity where green belts such as Karenga, Kaabong, and parts of Kitido Nakapiripirit among others are the region’s food basket are also thrown into food loses due to prolonged drought and problem animal.
18:32
18:32

Kyambogo University Lecturer Dies Mysteriously 1

The Kidepo Regional Criminal Investigations Department Officer, Bosco Gume, says that they have opened inquiries to establish circumstances surrounding Nantongo’s death.
06:59
06:59

Karenga Donates Land for Police Station 2

Karenga District LC V Chairperson, Phillip Lochaale, says that they requested Lokori Sub County to identify and allocate land to the Uganda Police Force for the establishment of a police station in the area to boost security along the border.
11:05
11:05

Karenga LCV Chairperson Candidate Declared Unopposed After Rival Quits Race 1

Lodou was nominated to contest for the district chairperson seat on 30th September 2020 but withdrew from the race on October 8 after reaching a mutual understanding with Lochaale.
09:17
09:17

NRM Flag Bearer Challenges Nomination of Karenga Parliamentary Candidate electoral commision 3

The Anti-Corruption Court in 2014 indicted Loluk for corruption and abuse of office while he was Town Clerk Kaabong Town Council. He was found guilty and sentenced to two years imprisonment.
02:13
02:13

Minister Lokodo, Four MPs Defeated in Karamoja NRM Primaries NRM Primaries 2020 1 1

In Karamoja, the NRM primary elections are an equivalent of a national or a final election because of the grass-roots strength The party enjoys in the region. For instance, during the presidential elections of 2016, President Museveni won with 98 per cent while all the current MPs in national Parliament subscribe to the NRM.
12:42
12:42

NRM Cancels Candidates Nomination Over Criminal Record nrm party 2

Fidelis Loluk Logwee was indicted and convicted for abuse of office on May 23, 2014. He allegedly committed the offences while serving as the Town Clerk of Kaabong Town Council.
12:11
12:11

Karenga Defies NEMA on District Headquarters 1 1 Top story

Moses Dalili, the Karenga Chief Administrative Officer, says the construction will go on as planned until a court order is issued stopping the works. He says Karenga district was created by the parliament and the district was cleared to establish headquarters within the contested area.
14:11
14:11

Karenga District Fills 110 positions 2

The Karenga Chief Administrative Officer, Moses Dalili says successful candidates have received their posting instructions and have been inducted on their new assignments.
16:44
16:44

Karenga Residents List Demands for New District 2

Residents note that creation of the new district will only make sense with improved services especially on health, education and roads.
18:15
18:15

Preparations in High Gear for New Karenga District new district 1 1

Located in the North-Western part of Kaabong, Karenga district will share a common border with South Sudan, in the area that hosts Kidepo Valley Conservation Area. The community in the area derives its livelihood from subsistence farming, tourism and petty trade.
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