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POVERTY, INSECURITY, PEER INFLUENCE, AND FORCED MARRIAGES, MAJOR ENABLERS OF CHILD TRAFFICKING- KARAMOJA SECURITY CHIEFS SAY.

By Timothy Eodu Joint Security Officials and Leaders during the meeting The security chiefs from the joint security forces of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) and Uganda Police have identified poverty, peer influence and forced marriages as a driving factor for child trafficking in the region. Major General Don …

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IDLENESS AND POVERTY FORCES US TO RAID, KARAMOJA YOUTH REVEAL.

By Lakareber Gladys Kasline For many years till date Karimojongs have been accused of Raiding Animals from among them and their neighboring districts of Acholi, Teso, Turkana, Lango and Sebei, affecting their relationship and freedom of association while in such areas for fear that they would turn and steal animals. …

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NEMA Launches Access to Benefits Sharing-ABS project in Karamoja

The Herbalists during the Inception meeting at KALIP in Moroto By Timothy Eodu National Environment Management Authority has launched the Access to Benefits Sharing-ABS project in Karamoja, partnering with a local Community Based Organization- Karamoja Women Cultural Group as the implementer. The launch that was held on Thursday 15th June …

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Kaberamaido set to host Miss Kumam Pageant

By Timothy Eodu-Kaberamaido Kaberamaido district is preparing to host the first ever edition of Miss Kumam beauty pageant finale scheduled for 23rd December 2022 at Kaberamaido Hotel. The Finale will be hosted with the theme; ‘Kumam, My Identity, My Heritage.” According to the press statement seen by www.Karamoja.com news website, …

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Karamoja women welcome the cultural gala

By LAKAREBER GLADYS KASLINE After two years of absenteeism from the prestigious cultural gala of the karimojong due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the smiles are all back as women prepare to showcase the culture of the region in Abim come 30th August to 3rd September 2022. Elders in karamoja has …

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YOUTH IN KARAMOJA SET TO SHOWCASE IN 2022 CULTURAL GALA

A local Karimojong delicacy commonly known as Angodic By Kasline Gladys Lakareber Various youth across Karamoja region are organizing different activities to present during their Cultural gala to entire world as they prove to the elders that culture shall not be lost with the ever changing world technological trends. Youth …

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