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17:09
17:09

Moroto Residents take "Museveni’s Goats" Near Army Detach for Protection 2 2

Emmanuel Moru, whom our reporter found constructing a kraal adjacent to the army detach said the warriors have continued terrorizing them over the goats distributed by the president and they are now resorting to camp near security for their safety
18:25
18:25

Karamojong Communities Warned Against Bathing in Borehole Aprons 2 1

In Karamoja, it is a common practice for the local community to use a borehole apron for bathing, a vice which has contributed to high rates of water-borne diseases.
15:35
15:35

We Need New Minds Before New Garbage Trucks -Moroto Mayor Garbage collection 2 3

Ismail Mohammed, the mayor of Moroto municipality, noted that without first transforming people’s minds, there will be no improvement, even if many garbage trucks are brought to help in garbage collection.
16:53
16:53

Children in Moroto must climb mountains to access school 1 4

Mary Teko, a primary six pupil, says she walks through the mountainous routes approximately 5 kilometers each way to get to school on weekly basis. she added that the journeys are riskier in the evening because it is the time cattle raiders always start their movements and they use the same routes children pass.
12:14
12:14

Community in Moroto Regrets Giving Away Chunk of Land in Ignorance court 4 1

In a heated argument that lasted for six hours, Joseph Otita one of the elders, now the LC3 chairperson Rupa sub county says they considered Bill’s request for the land and he was given more than 100 acres to set up a home for the orphans.
08:55
08:55

Malaria Cases Surge in Moroto as Residents Abandon Mosquito Nets Ministry Of Health 3

‘’90% of our patients tested positive for malaria. More than five in ten of those admitted to health facilities with complicated malaria are children under the age of 5, who are particularly vulnerable to the disease,’’ said Lote.
09:23
09:23

Severe Water Crisis Hits Moroto Town 3 2

Joseph Nyimalema, the NWSC Moroto area Manager, says that their pumps broke down four days ago. He, however, also says that the prolonged dry spell, has affected the water levels and in turn affected the volume of water supply to their clients.
19:35
19:35

Karamoja Marble Miners Petition EU Ambassadors on Modern Tools Karamoja sub-region 1 4

Karamoja is one of the areas in Uganda with the largest mineral potential. The region has high deposits of limestone, gypsum, iron ore, wolfram, nickel, gold, copper, cobalt, lithium, gemstones, tin, marble and other rare earth elements.
11:09
11:09

Moroto Residents Welcome USMID Project Moroto Municipality 5 1

The project, worth 5.9 billion Shillings will see Jie and Lopeduru Roads upgraded into first-class standard tarmac roads over the next two financial years. The work that starts on June 1, 2020, is expected to end in September 2022, according to Alfred Adyaka, the Physical Planner and USMID Coordinator for Moroto Municipality.
12:02
12:02

New Swarm of Desert Locusts Destroys Crop Gardens in Moroto MAAIF 1 3

The last invasion comes at a time when crops are still on farms raising fears of massive destruction by the locusts. Uganda Peoples Defence Forces -UPDF teams are already on the ground, using aerial spray to kill the insects.
13:09
13:09

Moroto District Struggling to Equip Cholera Isolation Unit Ministry of Health 2 1

The centre which has up to 22 admitted patients, has only six beds, and as a result more than 15 patients are now sleeping on the floor, some in very unhygienic conditions.
07:04
07:04

Panic As Desert Locusts Continue Entering Moroto District 3

Dr. Francis Inangolet Olaki, the Moroto District Production Officer told URN that the swarm is the biggest to have entered the country since the first invasion on January 16th, 2020. He said the district is trucking the movement of the locusts to identity the areas where they have settled.
07:44
07:44

Karamoja Elders Worried of Livestock After Locusts Spray spraying of locusts 1 2 Top story

According to the instructions on the cover of the chemical, Cyper Lacer Cypermethrine has a number of effects to both animals, livestock and birds.
11:22
11:22

UPDF Soldier Drowns In Moroto motorcycle

Maj. Telesphor Turyamumanya the 3rd division UPDF spokesperson has confirmed Kiriro’s death. Sgt. Kiriro hails from Bura Village in Lomunga Parish in Kuru Sub County in Yumbe district.
13:42
13:42

Inspector Closes Mineral Sites Belonging to British Firm 1

According to Eneku, Heyday was only licensed to carry out exploration but was illegally mining gold and mercury using explosives at Lopedo in Lodiko Sub County.
16:11
16:11

Pictorial: How Floods Disrupted Measles-Rubella Immunization in Moroto moroto district

ur reporter in Karamoja says that several other rivers from the mountain slopes flooded disrupting the exercise, especially in Tapac sub-county on the slopes of Mt. Moroto, the home of the Tepeth community.
13:08
13:08

Mining: Moroto District Battling Environmental Degradation mining in karamoja 1

Moroto District Natural Resource Officer, John Lotyang, says the damage caused on environment through mining is alarming and threatens livelihoods in the district. He notes that many empty holes are being dug daily as people comb the land for minerals yet nothing is done to restore the areas.
17:21
17:21

Jan Mangal Loses Gold Mining License in Karamoja mining in karamoja 1 3

Gerald Eneku, the Inspector of Mines in North Eastern Uganda says the license was cancelled after all attempts to have the company back to the site failed. He explains that Jan Mangul hijacked some of the required procedures into the acquisition of the mining lease, something he notes disadvantaged its production in Moroto.
11:09
11:09

NFA to Plant 400,000 Trees in Karamoja air pollution 1 1

Tom Okello, the Executive Director of NFA says Parliament has given them funding to produce additional 300,000 seedlings in each district of Abim, Kaabong, Moroto and Napak next year.
17:44
17:44

Charcoal Burning Sending Ugandans to the Grave - Environment Minister 1 2

The minister said that about one third of deaths from stroke, lungs and heart diseases are due to air pollution, making it the leading killer in Uganda today. He was officiating at activities to mark the World Environment Day in Moroto district today.
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