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KOTIDO: UPDF soldier shoots three people dead, injured one

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Joint security forces in the Karamoja sub-region are investigating circumstances under which a UPDF Soldier shot dead three people and one injured in Kotido district. The incident happened on Friday morning in Nakapelimoru trading center after a soldier identified as Peter Lokidii attached to 2nd …

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Gulu University takes over Kotido PTC

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu University has taken over the administration of Kotido Primary Teachers College (PTC) in Kotido district. This is in compliance with a February 9, 2023 letter from the Ministry of Education and Sports directing the University management to take over the former teacher’s training …

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Karamoja leaders welcome establishment of University

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders in the Karamoja sub region are optimistic that the establishment of Karamoja Peace and Technology University in Kotido district will address the challenges of insecurity and hunger in the region. On Friday, the Vice President Maj. Jessica Alupo launched the construction of Karamoja Peace …

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Sub County chairperson, 2 UPDF soliders gunned down in Kotido

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A suspected warrior has shot dead Moses Lomuria, the LC 3 chairperson of Longaroe Sub County in Kotido district, a security informer only identified as Lokol, and two unidentified Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers. The four met their death in Narubela trading center in Longaroe Sub County around 3:00 …

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Kotido elders demand compensation for starved juveniles

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Elders in Kotido district have asked the government to compensate juveniles who were tortured and starved at a remand home in Gulu district. The 21 juveniles who were detained at Gulu remand home are alleged to have been tortured and starved leading to the …

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Kotido seeks UGX 500M for completion of district offices

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kotido district is seeking 500 million Shillings for the completion of its new administration block. Construction of the offices commenced in 2015 but stalled due to the lack of funds. Kotido officials raised their plea before the deputy speaker of parliament Thomas Tayebwa during the …

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