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Karamojong warrior in Moroto shoots police officer dead

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A suspected Karamojong warrior has shot dead a police officer in Rupa Sub County Moroto district. The incident happened on Friday at around 8: 15 pm when the deceased identified as Baziro Songok a police officer attached to Nakiloro ASTU detach together with other two …

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Displaced Karamojong children repatriated, enrolled in school

Napak, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 308 children who have been begging on the streets of Kampala have been repatriated and enrolled in schools in the Napak district. The children aged 5-15 years arrived in Napak on Thursday and were taken to two primary schools that were selected by the district …

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Karamojong warriors surrender guns to security forces in Moroto

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two more guns have been handed over to the joint security forces in Moroto district. The submachine guns, number 56-3005911, with 8 live rounds of ammunition, and BC 27849 with 4 live rounds of ammunition were voluntarily handed over to security on Friday by Lomokol …

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Warriors turn guns on wildlife in Kidepo Park

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Armed Karamojong warriors have sought refuge in Kidepo National Park, resorting to killing wild animals for sustenance, raising concerns about their impact on the park’s ecosystem. Security has confirmed that these warriors, previously active in terrorizing Kaabong and Kotido districts, have relocated to Karenga …

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Moroto leaders want dialogue to help save Turkana cows

Moroto , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local leaders in Moroto district are urging peace dialogue with the Turkana leadership to foster better strategies for peaceful coexistence. Following President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s executive order dated May 2023, joint security forces have removed all Turkana pastoralists who were grazing in the Karamoja …

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Karamojong Raids: Compensation to cost Sh1 Trillion

Agago, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least Sh 1 trillion is needed to compensate for the losses that caused by suspected Karamojong cattle rustlers in the past five years. In May, President Yoweri Museveni, while meeting Acholi and Lango leaders to assess and find solutions to the Karamojong raids …

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Hundreds of LDPs deployed in Agago to take on Karimojong rustlers

Agago, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of Local Defence Personnel (LDP) have commenced a two-month acclimatization training at Labwordwong Training School in Agago district. They will later be deployed to combat the Karamojong cattle rustlers. The LDPs are part of a group of 9,690 personnel selected from Kaweweta Recruit …

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