Karamoja Students to be Sensitized on Child Trafficking

Investigations are underway to establish the cause of a plane crash in South Sudan in which two crew members died and other sustained injuries, healing Chimp Corps report.

A BAe-748 cargo plane, viagra order registered 5Y-BVQ, order crashed just short of the airstrip at Panyagor, Jonglei State, South Sudan at 10:20am on Friday.

Officials said the plane failed to land at the airstrip before bursting into flames.

Aviation sources in the area reported to ASN (Aviation Safety Network) that the aircraft was chartered by Lutheran World Federation to supply relief items in the war-torn country.

The plane was a British Aerospace BAe-748-399 LFD Srs. 2B operated by Global Airlift.

ASN released more details of the plane on Saturday morning, showing it had been in operation since August 1981.

This means the plane, powered by 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 536-2 engine, has been in use for 33 years and 3 months.

Officials said the aircraft was “damaged beyond repair.” In August, a UN plane crashed in South Sudan, killing at least three people.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Institute for International Co-operation and Development are hosting a youth dialogue on child migration to raise awareness on child trafficking in Karamoja in Uganda.

150 students from high schools in sub-counties with a high prevalence of child migration are expected to attend the youth dialogue.

Some 19 per cent of households in these sub-counties reported having at least one child who migrated to an urban area, cheap according to an IOM report.

The dialogue is expected to improve the students’ understanding on safe migration and how to prevent child trafficking.

At the dialogue IOM will encourage high schools to integrate migration issues into their curricula.

Since 2011, IOM Uganda rescued 179 trafficked Karamajong children forced to beg on the streets of city centres.

The youth dialogue on child migration from Karamoja is supported by the Royal Norwegian Embassy.

In Uganda, child victims of trafficking can be found begging on the streets of most urban centres. They come mainly from Karamoja, a remote region in the northeast of the country.

Children are typically forced to beg from morning to night, malnourished and abused. Few are ever rescued or reintegrated.





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