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Kapelebyong district bans movement of Karamojong pastoralists

Kapelebyong, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kapelebyong district authorities have stopped Karamojong pastoralists from entering the district to graze their livestock. Over the years, Kapelebyong and Amuria districts have been the only places that Karamojong pastoralists cross to graze their livestock during drought. Francis Akorikin, the LCV chairperson of Kapelebyong says …

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Karamoja leaders demand for investment in the region

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders from the Karamoja region are mobilizing for increased investments in the area, as a way of solving the persistent problems experienced by local communities. In a meeting held in Kampala on Saturday under the theme; “the Karamoja Spotlight,” aimed at creating more awareness about …

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Suspected Karamojong rustler gunned down in Moroto

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The joint security forces have gunned down a suspected Karamojong warrior and recovered his firearm. The incident took place at around 3am on Thursday in Nakapelimen village, Nadunget town council, Moroto district. Micheal Longole, the Mt. Moroto Region police spokesperson says that the warrior was shot …

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313 suspected Karamojong rustlers committed to court for trial

Agago, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Joint security forces have transferred 313 suspected Karamojong rustlers arrested from Kotido to Agago district to face various charges including rape, murder, and theft. The suspects were arrested in joint security operations conducted by the army, police, and the Anti Stock Theft Unit-ASTU in Kotido …

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Karamojong warriors raid animals from heavily protected kraal

Napak, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A group of suspected Karamojong cattle rustlers from Nabilatuk district on Thursday daringly attacked a heavily protected kraal under the joint security forces of police and army and took off with 40 heads of cattle. The incident that took place at 11pm in Lokitelarengan village, …

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Otuke district leaders send starving Karamojong back to Kotido

Otuke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Otuke district leaders have sent back hungry Karamojong to Kotido district. Last week, 47 Karamojong women and children from Kotido entered Otuke district in search of food. They were offered food and shelter at Okwongo Church of Uganda and Okwongo Primary School. In a meeting …

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Starving Karamojong seek food in Otuke district

Otuke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 40 Karamojong have crossed into Otuke district in search of food. The group comprising women, young girls, and children from Kotido district have taken shelter at Okwongo Church of Uganda and Okwongo Primary School in Okwongo town council, Otuke district. John Bosco Dagama …

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