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Police raid NUP offices in Moroto

Police raid NUP offices in Moroto

Security agencies Thursday morning raided the National Unity Platform (NUP) Karamoja Regional offices in Moroto town and confiscated a number of items regarded as military regalia, which included red berets. Sources in security who participated in the raid confirmed that they had acted on a tip-off. NUP presidential aspirant Robert Kyagulanyi condemned the raid noting […]

Over 30 Moroto Prison Escapees Captured

Over 30 Moroto Prison Escapees Captured

Moroto Prison Escapees Re-arrested At least 30 escapees from the Moroto government prison have been re-arrested from various parts of the country. Karamoja Region Prisons Commander, Sam Edotu, says the inmates were re-arrested from various areas especially in Karamoja in joint security operations led by Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF. “Through joint operations with our sister […]

Government begins work on collapsed Cheptui bridge

Government begins work on collapsed Cheptui bridge

Government starts temporary repair of the collapsed Cheptui Bridge on Muyembe –Napiripirit Road and to be completed in the next four weeks .This has been disclosed by the minister of state for works General Edward Katumba Wamala while responding to the concern regarding this bridge raised by Bulambuli county MP Alex Burundo in parliament . […]

Democratic Party calls for dialogue between Government and Opposition

Democratic Party calls for dialogue between Government and Opposition

Democratic Party (DP) has called on government to embrace a political dialogue with opposition leaders and Civil Societies to solve the current political impasse in the country. Addressing the press this morning at City house in Kampala, the DP National Chairman Mohammed Besweri Kezaala says that government has gone astray with the way they treat […]

NRM party in final stages of compiling voters’ register

NRM party in final stages of compiling voters’ register

The NRM Secretary General Kasule Lumumba revealed that the party is in the final stages of compiling its voter’s register to be used in the party’s internal elections. Lumumba says they have eight data entry points where data documented during the party’s registration is being retrieved from the yellow books into the party’s computerized system. […]

Parliament approves Government loan to fund MATIP 2

Parliament approves Government loan to fund MATIP 2

Parliament has approved a loan, authorizing Government to borrow USD 84.2million from the African Development Bank to finance Phase 2 of the Market and Agriculture Trade Improvement Programme (MATIP 2). The programme aims at tackling market infrastructure development, value addition and trade facilitation. It will be implemented over a five year period in nine municipalities […]

Uganda marks Day against Female Genital Mutilation

Uganda has taken vital steps in stopping Female Genital Mutilation also known as female circumcision, a cultural practice in some communities. The country joins the rest of the world to mark the day against Female Genital Mutilation on Wednsday. The day that is meant to promote zero tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation, is marked every […]

UPDF fights with Karimajong warriors, causalities registered

  Last night at about 3:00am a fire fight ensured between UPDF 13 Batallion troops and warriors from Tepeth ethnic group in upper Mathenic Tapac sub county in Kodonyo viollage Moroto district as UPDF carried out a cordon and search operation to recover a gun prior stolen from an LDU in Nakapiripirit and the 6 […]

UPDF to recruit 300 youth in Karamoja into LDU

UPDF is set to recruit a total of 300 youth from Karamoja region as top up to Local Defense Unit personnel. The 300 will be recruited from the 4 districts that are part of 3rd Division i.e Moroto, Napak, Nakapiripirit and Amudat while Kaboong and Kotido will be considered under 5 Division. The exercise is […]

Gen. Aronda Nyakairima opens state of the art garage in Karamoja

The Chief of Defence forces General Aronda Nyakairima yesterday flew to Moroto to open up a state of the art garage constructed by BABCON Construction Company and supervised by UPDF Engineering brigade. The facility situated in Moroto barracks 3rd Division headquarters will be open for both army and public use.   The general who was […]

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