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Karamoja Region

100 displaced in Napak land conflict

About 100 residents of Lokameta village reportedly ran and took refuge at the home of the LC2 chairperson of Oburatum parish, Moses Elungat.

Bee keepers up in arms over locust pesticides...

Last month, the government delivered 18,000 liters each of cypermethrin and Chlorpyrifos pesticides to the sub-regions to spray desert locusts.

First Lady welcomes new approach in school...

A consultant hired by WFP, briefed the meeting on the proposed road map for pro-smallholder home-grown school feeding for Karamoja region and possible...

Dozens miss UPDF recruitment due to hernia, haemorrhoids...

Hernia can be painful, especially when you cough, bend or carry heavy objects, which could lead to life-threatening complications. Haemorrhoids, which...

UPDF changes commanders for 3rd infantry...

The 3rd Division which oversees Karamoja among other districts in eastern Uganda will now be headed by Brig. Joseph Balikudembe.

 Austrian government commits sh7b to fight...

The 2016 Uganda Demographic Health Survey indicated that 13% of women in Karamoja experienced physical and sexual violence from age 15.

Sub-regions with high child death rates

The number of children below five years dying in south-central sub-region stands at about 55 for every 1000 live births.

Museveni urges youths to engage in agro-production...

Museveni encouraged people from Karamoja to cultivate fruits such as oranges, mangoes, and grapes and observed that dates can do well in their sub-region....

Reality check: Struggling to access clean...

Water scarcity affects more than 40% of the world’s population, an alarming statistic that is projected to increase with the rise of global temperatures...

Karamoja's undying love for 'rugabire'

If you’ve traveled to Karamoja region, you may see many people wearing black tire sandals known as Ngatangai or Rugabire.

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