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Oulanyah calls for equity in public service

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has said there is need for equitable employment in the public service to reflect all regions of the country. The Deputy Speaker cited a case of the Parliamentary Service where he said there are no staff originating …

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Miners, activists re-echo need for weighbridges in Karamoja

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Artisan miners and activists have re-echoed the need for the establishment of weighbridges in Karamoja Sub Region. Tororo Cement and other companies have been transporting precious stones like limestone and Marble from the region for over a decade. However, there are no weighbridges to help …

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Speculators hindering mining sector in Karamoja

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The presence of speculators in Karamoja is hampering the development of the mining sector in the region. This was revealed during the Mining Symposium organized by Ecological Christian Organization, ECO in Moroto on Wednesday. Jackson Angella Nawot, an elder and vice chairperson of Moroto District …

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Airtel fulfills pledge to Karamoja girls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In line with what it had promised earlier, Airtel Uganda handed over 100 goats to 50 girls in Moroto district in a bid to join in the fundraising campaign #GOATSFORGIRLS that aims at keeping young girls in the Karamoja region in school. The company said …

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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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