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14:23
14:23

Moroto Vendors Continue Doing Business on the Streets Despite Ultimatum Moroto municipality 1 4

Betty Akunyo, one of the street vendors says they prefer selling from the streets because the spaces allocated for them in the market do not favor their business.
09:51
09:51

Moroto Municipal Authorities Move to Regulate Pork Sale Moroto municipality 1 2

Ismail Mohammed, the Mayor of Moroto Municipality, says that the unregulated pork joints are affecting other communities, which don’t consume pork. ‘’I have received several complains from the Muslim community about these mushrooming pork joints, I feel their rights must be respected and we must regulate the pork business’’ Mohammed said.
12:49
12:49

Moroto Municipality Seeks UGX 5B to Build Offices 1 2

Vicent Okurut, the Moroto municipal town clerk told URN that they are facing a crisis of office space and they are engaging the council to start lobbying funds for the construction of their own offices. Okurut says limited office space has affected their day-to-day duties and people who come to seek services.
12:40
12:40

Chamkok Sub County Residents Upset by Lack of Social Services Abim district 1 1

Since its inception in 2018, the sub-county which had been claimed by both Kotido and Abim districts has had no single school, or health unit, with only a few water sources sometimes shared with animals.
11:36
11:36

Traders Decry Lack of Power, Water in Moroto Central Market 1 3

The market has been operating without electricity and water for the last three months.
17:01
17:01

Construction of Moroto Remand Home Stalls 3 1

In 2021, at least 400 million shillings were set aside for the completion of dormitories that were at the roofing level but since then, the project has been stagnant for more than six months despite being behind the schedule.
12:40
12:40

UNATU Launches Go Back to School Campaign in Karamoja Child Labour 3 1

In many parts of Karamoja, school-going children are engaged in activities that include mining, and hawking while the boys are trapped up in the kraals looking after cows.
11:36
11:36

Police Collects UGX 15.9m from EPS Defaulters in Moroto police operations 1 1

Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto regional police spokesperson said that during the operation 58 vehicles were impounded. Longole says that the traffic officers ensured that all the defaulters were tasked to clear their dues.
13:08
13:08

Moroto Leaders Want Donors to Register Food Relief Moroto district 1 2

Ismail Mohamed, the mayor of Moroto municipality noted that although the community is in dire need of food support, some people have taken advantage of the situation to get political mileage.
07:42
07:42

Heavy Rains Leave 50 Families in Moroto Homeless Moroto municipality 1 2

Juliet Nachap, a resident of Kakoliye ward in the south division lost two houses. The rainwater also washed away household items and chickens. According to Nachap, the damage has left her vulnerable yet she cannot afford to rent a better place.
11:31
11:31

Moroto Councilors Demand Audit over Suspected Financial Mismanagement 2 4

John Gaston Napokol, chairperson works and social services committee of the municipal council says the work done is not worth the money spent and therefore they demand an audit to establish how the funds were utilized.
08:21
08:21

PDM Implementation Hangs in Balance Over Biting Hunger, Insecurity in Karamoja Food insecurity 1 4

Paul Lokol, the Nabilatuk LC V Chairperson, says that the current situation cannot allow them to concentrate on sensitizing people about PDM when almost every household is starving. Lokol says that the current food crisis in Karamoja is not because of crop failure but due to the insecurity that rocked the region recently.
14:35
14:35

Food Lures Moroto Pupils to School Despite UNATU Strike primary schools 3 1

Esther Anyakun, another learner said that teachers are just roaming up and down and they are not bothered about teaching. Anyakun says if the strike continues, they will fail since revising books alone may not help them.
15:18
15:18

Abandoned Seed School Turns Into Cattle Kraal Local leaders 4 4

Samuel Justin Tuko, a resident of Tapac sub-county, blamed the district authorities for constructing the school in an isolated area. Tuko says the school is now used by pastoralists for the safe custody of their livestock.
13:31
13:31

Moroto Starts Sensitizing Local Leaders on PDM 1 4

Pauline Prisca Angolore, the economic planner of Moroto Municipality, says that the training is aimed at empowering the stakeholders on their roles in the implementation of the program.
16:31
16:31

Moroto Vendors Have Two Weeks to Occupy or Lose Empty Lockups 3 1

Yosam Muhinya Ntarwete, the market master says that they successfully allocated all the lockups to the vendors who applied for them but unfortunately, they have taken a backseat rendering the facility idle.
19:10
19:10

Armyworm Invasion Spreads to Kotido District local government 1 3

Peter Loruk, a farmer in Panyangara sub county kotido district says although the armyworms haven’t destroyed anything yet, he’s worried of planting the only available seeds in the garden because the pest may destroy it yet he doesn’t have any reserve seeds.
08:23
08:23

Human Rights Group Registers 83 Cases against UPDF in Karamoja 1 4

Yusuf Logiel, the programme Assistant at UN human rights, says that their monitoring activities show an upsurge in human rights violations. He says that they have registered 83 cases since January 2021 against the Joint security forces, 50 of which have been resolved.
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