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Napak residents accuse district officials of promoting charcoal trade

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Iriiri sub county in Napak district have accused district officials of promoting charcoal trade in Karamoja. Simon Longoli, one of the concerned environmentalist and a resident of Auriki Akinei village in Iriiri sub-county in Napak district says that the campaign to protect the …

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Government mosquito nets sold at UGX 1000 in Napak

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The insecticide-treated mosquito nets that were distributed by the government are being sold on the open market in Napak district, for as low as 1,000 Shillings. Many of those selling the nets are using the money to buy alcohol. The government recently launched a campaign …

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Inadequate funding hindering fight against human trafficking in Napak

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The LCV chairperson Napak, Joseph Lomanyang has said the fight against human trafficking is being hindered by inadequate funding. Last week, 100 Karamojong girls were recently intercepted by Kenyan authorities and handed over to the Ugandan authorities in Busia. The girls most of whom are …

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Napak HIV patients abandon treatment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1,000 Persons Living with HIV, PLHIV have abandoned treatment from Matany Hospital in Napak District. Matany, a missionary hospital is one of the leading health service providers in Karamoja. The hospital that handles most of the referrals from different health units across the …

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Napak LCV chairperson elected ULGA president

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Napak LCV Chairperson, Joseph Lomonyang is the new President of the Uganda Local Government Association, ULGA. Lomonyang, who has been the vice president ULGA for Karamoja region polled 140 votes against his only challenger, Joseph Luzige, who got 123 votes. He was declared amid …

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