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21:34
21:34

WFP Distributes Take-home Food Rations to Learners in Karamoja 3 1

The food distribution is also aimed at ensuring that school-going children in the region have access to food while at home at a time when many households in the region are struggling to get meals because of food insecurity.
15:07
15:07

Six Arrested for Attack on Settlement Camp in Moroto armed warriors 1

Major Peter Mugisa, the 3rd Division Army Spokesperson, says that the Uganda Peoples Defence Force-UPDF soldiers using intelligence reports tracked the armed group towards the Kenyan border leading to the arrest of six suspects including their ring leader identified as “colonel".
05:16
05:16

Reformed Street Children Changing Lives in Karamoja vulnerable children 2

Up to 29 girls, now in upper primary and secondary school, have managed to sponsor the education of 43 other disadvantaged children at Kasmeri Primary School and contributed to the construction of three semi-permanent houses to shelter three elderly persons caring for orphans.
12:36
12:36

Elders Reject Virtual Campaigns, Seek Special Plan for Karamoja 5

The districts of Amudat, Nabilatuk, Kaabong, Karenga and Napak in Karamoja, all do not have a single radio station. The elders say that even in districts with radio stations, community members do not have radio sets, which presents another challenge for candidates and their voters.
23:21
23:21

Moroto District Returns UGX 385m for Staff Recruitment wage bill 1

Moroto district had invited applications from qualified Ugandans in February to fill 16 vacant positions in the district. But before the recruitment process fell through, a lockdown was imposed.
15:07
15:07

Moroto District to Recognise Front-line Health Workers in Cholera Fight cholera epidemic 2

Moroto Chief Administrative Officer, Charles Kumakech Olubo, says the sanctions and rewards committee of the District and Management will recognize the health workers as routine motivation in Public Service.
22:32
22:32

Two Priests Ordained in Moroto Catholic Diocese priestly ordination 1 3

Rev. Fr. Richard Akol of Moroto district was ordained together with Rev. Fr. Dominic Alinga of Nakapiripirit district in a low key ceremony witnessed by parishioners in the first religious ceremony in the diocese since March 18 when Church functions and activities were suspended over coronavirus pandemic.
09:57
09:57

Over 1000 Households Receive Food Relief in Moroto 1 2

Kumakech noted that a number of organizations, individuals and investors donated food to the task-force and it was distributed to benefit some communities across the district. Among investors that have donated food to Moroto include, Sunbelt, Tororo Cement, Pastor Samuel Kakande, Hon. Fred Angela, Full Gospel Church under Compassion International among others.
20:28
20:28

Two COVID-19 Cases Discharged from Moroto Hospital covid 19 1 1

The two, both residents from Amudat district, closer to the Kenyan border, have spent close to three weeks in isolation while undergoing treatment and tested negative in two subsequent tests.
17:03
17:03

UPDF Asked to Step Up Disarmament Process in Karamoja ministry of defence 2 2

Col. Okello Engola who held meetings in Kotido, Kaabong and Moroto with the district leadership and senior security personnel in the region ordered the UPDF to use all possible available means to disarm the Karamojong warriors
18:25
18:25

Cholera Vaccination Underway in Moroto MoH 2 1

Cholera was confirmed in Moroto district on May 12 by the acting District Health Officer Charles Onyang Omuudu after seven out of eight samples tested positive. The disease has so far claimed three lives, and according to Omuudu, the cases have since escalated to 370.
17:30
17:30

UPDF Recovers 4,000 cattle, 69 Illegal Arms in Karamoja Operations cattle raids 2

The 3rd Division Spokesman Maj. Peter Mugisa says that the UPDF registered the success from January to date when they stepped up the disarmament program alongside operations against cattle raids. The disarmament followed an outcry over raids that threatened the peace in Karamoja.
17:25
17:25

Ministry of Health to Conduct Cholera Vaccination Drive in Moroto 1 2

Oral Cholera Vaccine (OCV) can play an important role in long term control and prevention of cholera outbreak says WHO.
16:51
16:51

Health Ministry Delivers Cholera Treatment Supplies to Moroto as Cases Hit 300 MoH 1 2

The supplies include drugs, enough to treat about 200 cholera patients, disinfectants and personal protective equipment for frontline health workers.
09:54
09:54

Covid 19 Escapee Handed Over to Kenyan Authorities- RDC

The Moroto Resident District Commissioner, Peter Ken Lochap, says they handed over the patient to Kenyan authorities at Alakas border point in Amudat district. “We got her around Lotomei and handed her over to the commissioner of West Pokot,” said Lochap on phone from his home in Kangole.
11:32
11:32

Covid-19 Patient Escapes From Moroto Regional Referral Hospital 1

The Hospital Director Dr. Bendict Watmon has identified the patient as Scholastica Namei Chepkwemoi, a Kenyan national who was brought to Moroto Regional Referral Hospital on 2 of June at 9: 27 pm from Amudat along with two other cases.
08:27
08:27

Moroto LC III Chairperson Finally Buried After Six Month's Deadlock UPDF 2 2 Top story

David Pulkol, who represented the deceased’s family, said he was happy with the level of cooperation UPDF has exhibited and pleaded for justice to prevail.
20:07
20:07

COVID-19 Patient Attempts to Escape from Moroto Hospital 1

Sources who asked not to be named for fear of reprimand, said a male suspect attempted to escape in the dead of last night and made another attempt this afternoon at around 4 pm. The case was admitted to the treatment centre on Monday night.
20:09
20:09

Karamoja Border Districts Seek COVID-19 Surveilence Vehicles porous borders 3

There are four border districts in Karamoja including Moroto, Amudat, Kaabong and Karenga which share a common border with South Sudan and Kenya. However, as South Sudan and Kenya register more COVID –19 cases, there are growing concerns of importation of the virus through the border posts in Karamoja.
16:38
16:38

Gov't Delivers Vaccines for Foot and Mouth Disease in Karamoja animal diseases 2

According to veterinary department in the three districts, the ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries delivered 10, 000 vaccines to each district.
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