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Airtel sponsors Karamoja girls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Airtel Uganda has entered into a partnership with the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) to support the ongoing latter’s fundraising campaign dabbed ‘Goats for girls’ which aims at keeping the Karamoja girls in school. The telecom company handed over a dummy cheque of Shs …

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THIS WEEK: Dispute threatens Karamoja mining deal

THIS WEEK: Dispute threatens Karamoja mining deal Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents in Kosiroi village, Tapac sub-county in Moroto district in the north eastern part of the country have issued a warning to cancel a mining concession granted to Tororo Cement Limited over failure to sign a Memorandum of …

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Museveni tips Karamoja on farming

President Museveni has advised the people of Karamoja to grow fast maturing crops such as beans millet sorghum to fight hunger in the sub region. Mr. Museveni was speaking to a delegation of MPs from Karamoja in a meeting held at State House, Entebbe last week. The group was led …

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Besigye charged with treason, detained in Moroto

Kampala, Uganda | AFP | Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye was charged with treason Friday at a court in the north-eastern Karamoja region where he was taken after his latest arrest, his lawyers said. Besigye has disputed President Yoweri Museveni’s victory in February’s election and has been under house arrest …

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