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28 November 2006

New Vision (Kampala)

KAMPALA — Inter-tribal raids among Karimojong have been going on for centuries. While these were fought with spears and arrows in the past, today they are fought with guns, which are flowing in from neighbouring countries, causing more loss of life and affecting more districts. And while acquiring cows for the dowry of young warriors was the main motive in the past, commercialisation has now set in. Stolen cows are being sold at cattle markets in Karamoja, and... (

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