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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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Karamoja leaders want Karamoja Development Agency revived

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders from the Karamoja sub-region, want Karamoja Development Agency reinstated to spearhead government programs in the Karamoja sub-region. Karamoja Development Agency was started by an act of parliament in 1987 to implement affirmative action for the Karamoja region. The agency overlooked various departments including education, …

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PULKOL: School funding should extend beyond numbers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  David Pulkol, the Executive Director of the Africa Leadership Institute, and a researcher, is advocating for a shift in government funding policies for schools, particularly in regions such as Karamoja that have faced developmental challenges. Currently, the government allocates financial assistance to schools mainly …

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Ireland approves sh400 billion for education in Karamoja

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Government of Ireland has revealed plans to allocate €100 million ( sh400 billion) to support education in the Karamoja sub-region over the next five years. Irish government officials, accompanied by Esther Davinia Anyakun, the Nakapiripirit District Woman Member of Parliament and Minister of …

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