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LC3 chairperson shot dead in cattle raid

Napak, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Joint security forces in Karamoja have shot dead Aped Longole, the LC3 vice-chairperson of Napumpum sub-county in Kotido district. He was killed while driving rustled animals from Napak to Kotido. Micheal Longole, the Karamoja region police spokesperson confirmed the incident describing it as unfortunate for …

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Pian, Bokora ethnic clashes displace over 2000 people

Napak, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Nabwal sub-county in Napak district have deserted their homes following ethnic clashes between Bokora and Pian community. The Pian hail from Nabilatuk while Bokora hail from Napak district. The clashes which have lasted for three months now have seen two communities losing seven people …

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One dead after UPDF intercepts Karimojong warriors in Napak

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A suspected jie cattle rustler from Kotido district was on Friday night shot dead by a joint force of UPDF and the Antistock theft unit personnel during a one and half hour fire exchange that spilled over the Karamoja -Teso border. The fire exchange …

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Three cattle rustlers killed in Napak

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three suspected Karimojong cattle rustlers have been shot dead.  The rustlers from Kotido district were shot dead in an ambush laid by the army and police in Lopei sub-county in Napak district. Michael Longole the Karamoja Regional Police Spokesperson says that the rustlers entered …

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Anger in Napak as contractor hands over dry boreholes

Napak, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Napak district local government has given Sumadhura Company limited a week’s ultimatum to drill two new boreholes, or refund Shillings 48 million they received for the work. It all started after the company drilled two boreholes in the district two weeks ago, but they did …

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900 displaced by floods in Napak district

Napak, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 900 people have been displaced by floods in Apeitolim sub county, Napak district. For the last two days, the Karamoja region has been receiving heavy rains and Napak and Nakapiripirit districts being on the lower side have been affected. Naboth Opolot, the area …

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Rustlers raid Gen. Gutti’s farm, make off with 40 cows

Napak, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rustlers have for the third time raided the farm of Gen. Andrew Gutti, the General Court Martial chairman, and made off with 40 cows in Napak district The rustlers stormed the farm in Lorengechora sub-county on Tuesday night, which has left everyone wondering about their courage. …

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Retired soldier in Katakwi remanded for trafficking children

Katakwi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Grade One Magistrate Court in Katakwi has remanded a 53 year old retired soldier to Katakwi government prison for allegedly trafficking eleven children from Napak district. Samora Bashir, a resident of Amuria district was intercepted on Tuesday with children aged 11 and 15 years, …

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