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Karamoja MPs reject USD 22m aerial survey loan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament from Karamoja have rejected a loan request of 20 million dollars from for the implementation of the airborne geophysical survey and geological mapping of Karamoja. The money from the Corporate Internationalization Fund of Spain is meant to complete the country’s mineral …

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2900 Local Defence Unit personnel passed out for Karamoja mission

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Close to 3,000 Local Defence Unit personnel have been passed out at Olilim Military Training School after completing their five months training. Of these, 240 are female officers. The personnel, drawn from parts of Teso, Bukedi, Bugisu and Karamoja will all be deployed in …

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Karamoja ill prepared amid potential invasion of desert locusts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Moroto district senior agriculture officer Mark Loli has warned that the area does not have the capacity to handle an incursion of desert locusts if it spreads to Uganda. The warning comes just days after the Food and Agriculture Organisation-FAO announced that there could …

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Inadequate funding hindering fight against human trafficking in Napak

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The LCV chairperson Napak, Joseph Lomanyang has said the fight against human trafficking is being hindered by inadequate funding. Last week, 100 Karamojong girls were recently intercepted by Kenyan authorities and handed over to the Ugandan authorities in Busia. The girls most of whom are …

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Women in Karamoja take up leadership positions in ANT

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Women in the Karamoja region have taken up in leadership positions as coordinators of Alliance for National Transformation, ANT party. Lucy Sagal was elected ANT regional Coordinator for Karamoja and she will be deputized by fellow woman Rose Chemingeng. Another 60% of the women …

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Honey production changes fortunes for communities in Amudat

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Amudat district in Karamoja sub region has the potential to produce up to 50 tons of honey annually. Honey production has been changing fortunes for residents in Amudat district who initially relied heavily on cattle keeping and subsistence farming. For the last two years, …

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Gov’t to conduct food aid audit in Karamoja

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Office of the Prime Minister is to carry out an audit on food aid supplied to Karamoja. The move follows the alleged mismanagement of food supplied to schools in the region. Karamoja Affairs Minister, Eng. John Byabagambi says he has been instructed by …

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