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08:10
08:10

Moroto Municipality Gets Food Assistance Amidst Hunger, Lock Down OPM 1 3

Anne Grace Aleper, a resident of Bazzar village in North Division has lauded local leaders for voicing community problems including food insecurity. She explains that this season is disastrous because sunshine destroyed their crops.
10:38
10:38

Home-Based Care Helped Fight Stigma-Director Moroto Hospital COVID-19 4 1 Top story

Dr. Ben Watmon, the Director Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, says there is a lot of stigma related to COVID-19 and lack of knowledge on the virus. He was addressing a team of Greater North COVID-19 Parliament Taskforce led by Koboko Municipality MP, Charles Ayume.
16:58
16:58

Moroto Hospital Director Calls for Infrastructure Overhaul COVID-19 4 1

According to Dr. Watmon, they need a new intensive care unit, saying that they have tried to improvise by setting up beds and ventilators in substandard buildings.
16:41
16:41

Renowned Cattle Rustler Hands Self to UPDF, Seeks Gov't Support 3rd updf division 4 1

Peter Achucu Lokiru, a renowned raider responsible for raids in Karamoja and Turkana handed over himself to the army at the 3rd Division Headquarters in Moroto and promised to work with the UPDF and local authorities to persuade his fellow warriors to abandon the jungles and hand over their weapons voluntarily.
06:40
06:40

Tororo Cement on Spot over Surface Rights in Moroto Mines 3

During the acquisition of the site at Kosiroi where limestone exploration has been ongoing for the past 18 years, the landowners had fled the place due to insecurity and any negotiations for surface rights agreement remained inconclusive.
15:03
15:03

ASTU Loses Armored Vehicle to Accident

The Mt. Moroto Region Police spokesperson, Mike Longole, says the accident could have been a result of a mechanical. “We are still piecing up information but it looks there was a mechanical failure before the accident. The driver veered off-road,” he said of the accident.
06:51
06:51

MPs Conclude Peace Mission in Karamoja 3

The more than 20 legislators travelling in one bus moved from one district to another from Thursday spreading a message of peace and consulting the people how the region can sustain durable peace. They finalized the tour with discussions with the residents of Abim district where the cattle raids have been common since late 2015.
17:16
17:16

Karamoja Leaders Want Second Disarmament Peaceful, Inclusive local leaders 1 2

During the first disarmament process that ushered a window of peace for at least 10 years, there were some reports that the soldiers used inhumane methods including torture in order to make residents disclose where they kept the illegal guns, and some have reportedly suffered permanent disabilities and deformities while others reportedly died.
07:04
07:04

Uncertainty Among Karamoja Farmers as Dry Spell Persists farming in karamoja 2 1

According to some farmers, most of them are waiting for rainfall to resume after ceasing in mid-may. Farmers are hoping to return to their farms despite having gone halfway into the season. They are yearning to grow crops like sorghum, maize and beans among others.
10:55
10:55

UPDF Injures One Karimojong Cattle Rustler During Clash in Moroto 1

Major Peter Mugisa the UPDF 3rd division Spokesperson said the Matheniko warriors of Moroto had crossed to Napak district and raided 37 animals which he said all the animals were recovered.
10:37
10:37

UPDF Kills One Warrior, Wounds Another in Moroto 3rd updf division 1 Top story

Residents poured into the area from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm to view the body that was under heavy UPDF and police protection.
17:18
17:18

Fear in Moroto as Unknown Gunmen Kill Resident gun crime

On Friday night, at around 9.00 pm, a 90-year-old woman was shot four times by unknown gunmen in Katanga, one of the suburbs where most killings by gun have taken place this year. Already three residents have now been killed by unknown gunmen in the area since the beginning of the year.
16:26
16:26

Oxygen Shortage Hits Moroto Hospital moroto RRH 1

According to the Hospital Director, Dr Ben Watmon, the plant produces less than half of the required oxygen, making covid-19 treatment difficult.
15:41
15:41

Community Hands over Moroto’s Most Wanted Suspect to UPDF, Police gun crime 1 2

Emmy Kongai Louro, the LC 2 chairperson of Naitakwae and resident of Katanga cell, says that they decided to hand over Moru after a series of attacks against the community members, in which some people were gunned down.
15:52
15:52

New Hospital Board for Moroto Referral Inaugurated Dr. Ben Watmon 1

The board, under Chairperson Zea Wapakabulo, shall oversee the hospital on behalf of the ministry of health for a term of 3 years.
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.
17:33
17:33

Karimojong Surrender Only Two Guns in Two Months of Voluntary Disarmament bows and arrows 1

Maj. Mugisa also revealed that unlike the first disarmament where the army was only after illegal guns, the new phase of disarmament will also look at bows and arrows especially from the notorious category of warriors that he notes have been listed by the security agencies.
14:47
14:47

Karamoja Residents Fear as Former SPCs Retain Police Uniforms salary arrears 5

Peter Deyong, a resident of Moroto Municipality says that they have fears that some of the SPCs may engage in criminal activities using the uniforms. “We fear they may use these uniforms to engage in crime,” he told URN on Tuesday.
17:12
17:12

Construction of Moroto Central Market Stalls 1 2

The market, whose construction started in April 2018 was supposed to have been completed by April 2020.
13:45
13:45

Police Meets Hotel, Bar Operators in Moroto Municipality Over Insecurity 1

According to Barugahare, criminal gangs take advantage to spent much of their time in the drinking places waiting for the late hours to go and carry out criminal activities in the Municipality.
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