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140 Sub-county leaders in Teso get motorcycles

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Vice President, Jessica Alupo has handed over 140 motorcycles to the sub county chairpersons in Teso sub-region. The Yamaha XTZ 125E model motorcycles worth over sh2 billion were delivered by the Nile Fishing Company on behalf of Yamaha Motor Company. They were delivered on …

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Mufti urges Muslims to stop dragging each other to court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje, the Mufti of Uganda has asked Muslims to stop dragging each other to court over internal disputes. This was part of the Mufti’s message delivered by Sheikh Ahmad Hamid Wandega, the Kadhi of the Eastern region while closing the First Teso …

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Heavy UPDF deployment on Teso, Karamoja border

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF has deployed heavily along the Teso-Karamoja border to stop suspected Karimojong warriors from raiding livestock from Teso region. The deployment follows increased incursions by the rustlers into Katakwi, Amuria, Kapelebyong and Abim districts over the past three weeks forcing hundreds …

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Teso demands UGX 1Trillion compensation for Karamojong plunder

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A prominent law firm has written to the government demanding one trillion shillings in compensation to families affected by the recent Karamojong attacks in Teso sub-region. Omongole & Co. Advocates and Legal Consultants have notified the Attorney General, the Chief of Defense Forces, the Minister …

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Mixed reactions over gov’t plan to compensate Karimojong

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There are mixed reactions from leaders in Teso and Lango sub-regions over the government plan to compensate the people of Karamoja for the loss of property and lives caused by some wrong elements within the region. Last weekend, President Yoweri Museveni revealed that the government …

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Teso leaders ask Museveni for security against cattle theft

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders in Teso have urged tough action from President Yoweri Museveni over the increasing cases of insecurity along the Teso border with Karamoja. The President was in Soroti on Saturday to launch the livestock claimants’ compensation payment for the war debt claimants in the Acholi, …

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Katakwi LCIII chairperson, councilor appointed RDCs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two local council leaders in Teso region are among the new Resident District Commissioners-RDCs appointed by President Museveni. In Katakwi, the LCIII chairperson of Palam sub county, Emmy Ojirot, and the district male councilor representing Ngariam sub county, Francis Okwameri, were appointed as Deputy RDCs …

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