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UPDF: Two suspected Jie warriors killed in fire exchange

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two suspected Jie warriors have been killed in a fire exchange with the UPDF in Kotido district. The exchange took place in Namaire Village in Kalosarich near Toror Hills in Panyangara Sub County yesterday afternoon. According to the UPDF Spokesperson for 3rd Infantry Division, …

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My life is in danger, claims former MP Bildard Adome

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former member of parliament for Kotido municipality, Bildard Adome has said if anything happens to his life, the security forces should be held responsible. Addressing the media on Wednesday in Kotido, Adome claimed that he has been attacked several times by plain clothed security …

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Kotido district registers 18% teenage maternal deaths

Kotido registered 37 maternal deaths from 20 September 2020 to 21 September 2021 Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kotido district has recorded the highest number of maternal deaths in Karamoja sub region for the last one year. The deaths have worried local leaders who are calling on the health workers …

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Give pregnant teenagers second chance in school – Educationists

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Educationists in Kotido district have asked parents to give pregnant teenagers a second chance when schools reopen. They argue that a second chance will always give a girl child an opportunity to complete her education after delivery. Benson Katyango Boeing, a senior education officer of Kotido …

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UPDF secures Moroto-Kotido road after series of attacks

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The UPDF has refuted reports that Moroto-Kotido Road is insecure and assures the public that there is the situation is under control despite isolated incidents. The public has expressed fear about the safety and security situation on some of the roads following ambushes against …

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Jie rustler killed in clash with UPDF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) soldiers have shot dead a suspected Jie cattle rustler in Kotido district and recovered 158 cattle, 300 goats and an unspecified number of sheep. UPDF clashed with the rustlers in Nakapelimoru sub county in Kotido district which borders Kaabong on …

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People living with HIV/AIDs in Karamoja cry for gov’t help

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A group of people living with HIV/AIDs in Kaabong and Kotido districts in Karamoja region have appealed to the government and development partners to come up with income-generating projects to support their livelihood. Some of the affected people living with HIV/AIDs told URN at Kotido …

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