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Karamojong warriors finally receive iron sheets

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The long awaited distribution of the iron sheets to the reformed Karamojong warriors has commenced in the Karamoja sub region with a first launch in Abim district. In November 2023, the Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja flagged off the first consignment of iron sheets for …

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Reformed warriors frustrated by delayed distribution of iron sheets

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of local leaders and reformed Karamojong warriors have complained over the delayed distribution of iron sheets. In November 2023, Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja flagged off the first consignment of iron sheets for distribution in the Karamoja subregion. In the first phase of the …

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Kitutu fails to block iron sheet trial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Anti-Corruption Court has rejected Minister for Karamoja Affairs Mary Gorreti Kitutu’s plea challenging her trial in the iron sheets scandal on grounds of alleged torture. Lady Justice Jane Okuo Kajuga, presiding over the court on Tuesday, dismissed Kitutu’s application, stating it lacked substantial …

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Thirty two schools in Greater Luwero receive iron sheets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ministry of Luwero-Ruwenzori Triangle has donated 6,954 iron sheets to schools whose roofs were blown off by rains and others dilapidated. The primary schools that benefitted from the donations include 19 schools located in Luwero district and 13 schools in Nakaseke District. Some …

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Minister Lugoloobi’s iron sheets case flops

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The hearing of the case in which State Minister for Finance and Economic Planning Amos Lugoloobi is accused of dealing with suspect property following the diversion of iron sheets for the people of Karamoja has failed to take off in the High Court. Last …

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Lugoloobi pleads not guilty to taking iron sheets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | State Minister for Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Amos Lugoloobi pleaded not guilty to charges of taking iron sheets meant for the needy in Karamoja today. The Anti-corruption court presided over by Justice Margaret Tibulya read out to Lugoloobi that while at the office of …

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Minister Lugoloobi charged, bail extended

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The State Minister for Finance and Economic Planning Amos Lugoloobi has appeared before High Court for his alleged involvement in the diversion of iron sheets meant for the vulnerable people of Karamoja. Lugoloobi appeared before Lady Justice Margaret Tibulya on Tuesday morning who read to …

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Undersecretary testifies in Nandutu mabati trial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Undersecretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Geoffrey Sseremba has become the second Prosecution witness in the case in which State Minister for Karamoja Affairs, Agnes Nandutu being tried for the diversion of 2000 iron sheets meant for the vulnerable people of Karamoja. …

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No more pictures, videos from Karamoja iron sheets trial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Anti-Corruption Court in Kampala has banned members of the media and the general public from taking photographs and videos from the ongoing trial of officials involved in the diversion of iron sheets meant for the Community Empowerment Program of Karamoja sub-region. The order …

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