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We are hungry because of laziness: Karamoja elders

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The situation of rob or beg prevailing in Karamoja is blinding the people to the more acceptable option of working for a living, their elders say. The Karamoja Elders Association has heaped the problems of hunger in their sub region on the locals for failing …

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Cancel all mining licenses for Karamoja, minister demands

Karamoja, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  The minister in charge of Karamoja Affairs, John Byabagambi has asked the ministry of energy and mineral to cancel all the mining licences issued to investors proposing to mine in Karamoja. He said most of the investors who got mining licences did not follow the …

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Karamoja elders worried of livestock after locusts spray

Moroto, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Elders in Karamoja are worried about the safety of their livestock following plans by government to spray desert locusts. On Monday, government delivered Cyper Lacer Cypermethrine 5% EC insecticides to Moroto for spraying desert locusts in Karamoja and other neighboring communities. But the chemical is …

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Karamoja cultural celebrations underway in Amudat

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The 6th Karamoja Cultural celebrations are underway in Amudat district. Karamoja Cultural Day is an annual event celebrated in different districts within Karamoja since 2014. The celebrations commenced on Thursday with arrivals of several participants drawn from Teso, Turkana in Kenya; Toposa and Nyangatom in …

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