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Napak district leaders call on government for relief food

Napak, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Napak district leaders are calling for more relief food from the government and well-wishers to complement the little produce from harvests. The call follows the poor harvest experienced in this planting season. John Paul Kodet, the LCV Chairperson for Napak district says although the government …

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Stolen goats retrieved from LC1’s home

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The LC1 chairperson of Lokodiokodio village in Ngoloriet sub-county Napak district is on the run after the stolen goats were found hidden inside his house. Over 57 goats were raided on Wednesday night in Nabokat village, Nadunget sub-county in Moroto district. The footmarks led …

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Church donates relief food to 600 breastfeeding mothers in Karamoja

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 600 breastfeeding mothers from Napak and Moroto districts have recieved food relief from the US-based e3 Ministry, a Christian organization. Each breastfeeding mother recieved 15kg of maize flour and 10 kilograms of beans on Tuesday. Grace Tebakol, a mother of five and resident of …

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Matany hospital seeks UGX 600M to treat bullet wound patients

Napak, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The management of St. Kizito-Matany hospital in Napak district is seeking 600 million Shillings to treat bullet-wound patients. The hospital is currently registering an increasing number of patients with gunshot wounds due to the escalation of insecurity in the region. Dr. John Bosco Nsubuga, the …

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Napak GISO shot dead by suspected rustlers

Napak, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Napak district is hunting for a group of suspected rustlers who killed the Gombolola Intelligence Security Officer of Lokopo sub-county. John Bosco Lopuli, aged 28 was shot dead on Thursday in Nakichelet village, Akalale parish. Michael Longole, the Karamoja Regional Police Spokesperson confirmed …

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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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