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12:50
12:50

Moroto Enumerators Decry Lack Of Protective Equipment For Census Exercise rain season 1 5

On Monday, UBOS rolled out the census program to run for ten days across the country. However, the exercise comes at a time when different parts of the Karamoja sub-region are experiencing heavy rain that is washing away some bridges while other roads are submerged. Now, the enumerators have expressed concern over the lack of protective gear such as gumboots, raincoats, and umbrellas to ensure their safety and the protection of gadgets on rainy days.
12:26
12:26

UPDF Takes Over Construction of Gulu University Constituent College in Moroto In Moroto District 1

The construction site was handed over to the UPDF trading arm, the National Enterprise Corporation Limited, and works are expected to commence soon.
09:25
09:25

Warriors Abduct Family Members, Kill One in Moroto one killed 1

The incident occurred on Sunday morning when six armed warriors abducted two women, Komowa Lote and her mother-in-law Otiama Nause, both residents of Naniman village in Lotisan sub-county, while they were gathering white ants nearby.
12:00
12:00

Karamojong Warrior in Moroto Shoots Police Officer Dead 1 1

Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto Regional Police Spokesperson said that Apule who was armed with a rifle later pointed a gun at Songok. Longole added that the warrior ordered the three to move toward the bush before shooting the officer.
09:48
09:48

Moroto District Officials Decry Limited Funding for Kobebe Dam kobebe dam dries 2 3

The dam located about 50km from Moroto was constructed by the Ministry of Water in 2010 at a cost of 6 billion shillings.
10:40
10:40

Turkana Pastoralists Defy Presidential Executive Orders, Return to Karamoja Kobebe grazing area 2 2

The joint security forces have been cracking down on the Turkana pastoralists grazing in the Karamoja sub-region following President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni's executive order dated May 2023, ordering all the Turkana Pastoralists to return to Kenya as one of the measures to curb gun violence in the region.
09:17
09:17

Karamoja Gets UGX 139 Billion Nutrition Project 1 4

The project dubbed ‘’Gender Equitable Nutrition in Tanzania and Uganda (GENTU), will be implemented by Action against Hunger in partnership with Karamoja Women’s Umbrella Organization covering the three districts of Nakapiripirit, Moroto, and Nabilatuk district.
09:33
09:33

Health Ministry Calls For Collaboration To End Challenges In Moroto Hospital Ministry of Health 6 1

Moroto hospital came into the spotlight after the death of two mothers within a space of one week who underwent cesarean births at the facility. The failed cesarean births caused public outcry as the leaders called for a comprehensive investigation into the causes of death at the facility.
09:38
09:38

Turkana Herdsmen Surrender Illegal Gun In Moroto In Moroto District 1

On 26th Jan 24 armed Turkana herdsmen crossed into the Ugandan territory with a herd of cattle and had been grazing in Lotisan sub county, Moroto district, an action that undermines the existing Executive order No 3 of 19 May 2023. It is against this background that the forces in the operation area of Mogos had impounded the livestock in order for armed Turkana herdsmen to surrender illegal guns.
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07:44

Matheniko Leaders Decry Rising Cattle Thefts by Tepeth Warriors 1 3

Speaking to URN, the leaders expressed fear for their people as Tepeth warriors continue to terrorize the Matheniko community.
12:28
12:28

Karamojong Warriors in Moroto Hand Over Two Guns UPDF 3rd Division 1

This brings the total number of guns recovered to four in one week in Moroto and Kaabong districts respectively.
08:37
08:37

Over LDUs Complete Refresher Training in Moroto UPDF 3rd Division 1 3

Brigadier General Felix Busizoori, the UPDF 3rd division Deputy Commander, warned the trainees against the use of social media to share photos or videos recorded while on duty. He expressed concerns about officers taking pictures, especially during sensitive moments like torture, and later posting them on social media, causing problems for the institution.
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11:35

Turkana Pastoralists Compensate Families of Killed Ugandans with 120 Cows Ateker community 1 4

John Robert Adupa, the LC3 chairperson of Lotisan Sub County said that the victims brought the cows to compensate the families of the deceased with expectation of returning theirs which were raided.
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17:59

Karamoja, Turkana Leaders Ask Museveni To Review Ban on Turkana 5 1

The latest resolution is aimed at fostering coexistence between the closely related communities living across the Uganda-Kenyan borders.
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13:32

Karamoja Elders Order UPDF to Vacate Traditional Shrine Lotisan sub county 1 1

The area in question used to be the main Akiriket for the people of Matheniko clan as well as the meeting point for elders before the UPDF forces established the military detachment. The elders now want back their land so that they can revive the Akiriket.
08:04
08:04

Efforts Underway to Revive Katikekile Seed School after Years of Desertion 1 1 Top story

During a recent visit to the school, our reporter observed Tororo Cement Factory erecting a perimeter wall around the premises. Additional improvements such as water facilities and classroom repairs were already completed.
13:30
13:30

Pastoralists Agency Teams With Journalists to End Illegal Donkey Trade in Karamoja 2 1

Although there is no scientific proof for the claims, ejiao manufacturers claim the substance has many health benefits, including reducing wrinkles, curing anaemia, boosting energy, enhancing libido, and shrinking tumours.
11:26
11:26

Moroto Records Highest Tobacco Usage among Teenagers Ministry Of Health 3 1

Deputy Dean Elizeus Rutebemberewa from Makerere University School of Public Health highlighted peer influence as a significant factor initiating tobacco use among youth both in and out of school.
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Moroto Leaders Welcome Cement Factory in Karamoja Moroto district 2 4

The development is aimed at reducing the importation of raw materials used by cement factories from the region to other parts of the country. During the groundbreaking on Tuesday, the local leaders and elders welcomed the development saying that the move will save their minerals from exploitation and generate job opportunities.
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16:24

Moroto DEO Dead Retirement 1

Although the hospital has not yet declared the cause of death, Oputa's family members, say that he has been suffering from hypertension.
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