NTV PANORAMA: Karamoja treasure, a diamond in the rough

Portrayed as a barren and desolate land, battered by famine and a home to gun violence, Karamoja is the poster child of the paradox of plenty. The sub-region, located in northeastern Uganda of the country, is endowed with mineral wealth. With a semblance of peace returning, there is a scramble for mineral wealth buried under Karamoja’s revolving hills. In the sprawling mines across Karamoja, firms are handing out shovels and sledgehammers to locals in the pursuit of a fortune. As EMMANUEL MUTAIZIBWA found, the practice tends towards a slave-master relationship. In this first part titled: Karamoja Treasure: A diamond in the rough


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