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3rd Division Commander rallies Karamoja elders for peace

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The 3rd Division Commander has asked Karamoja elders and peace committee members to be ambassadors of peace and discourage cattle rustling. Brig. Joseph Balikudembe also made a call to the warriors to either voluntarily disarm or be forcefully disarmed. His call follows increased raids among …

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MPs worried over presence of guns in Karamoja

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Members of Parliament from Karamoja are concerned about the presence of guns in the region. According to Terence Naco Achia, the Bokora County MP in Napak district, cattle rustling, killing and theft has returned in the region after 15 years of peace following the disarmament …

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IGAD countries lose more than US$9 billion in cattle rustling

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five countries under the Inter Government Authority on Development – IGAD have lost more than US$9 billion (about UGX 33.2 trillion) in cattle rustling especially in the Normads, according to IGAD’s principal Researcher, Paul Gamba, He disclosed this while closing IGAD summit on …

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