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18:37
18:37

Kotido Registers Highest Maternal Deaths in Karamoja, 18% of Victims Teenagers maternal health 3

At least 39 maternal deaths have been recorded since September 2020 including 7 teenagers aged between 15-19, which is 18% of the fatalities.
18:07
18:07

Suspected Warriors in Kotido Ambush Businessmen, Rob UGX 4 Million robbery 2

The Kidepo Community Liaisons Officer, Calisto Narucha identified the victims as Michael Lochu and Albino Lopio who work at Napumpum Knitting Traders.
06:54
06:54

Kotido Hospital Yet to Operationalise Key Departments 3

Dr. Abdilahi Muhammed Lomwar, the acting Hospital in Charge, says that although the number of patients has more than doubled the hospital is still operating below capacity due to inadequate medical equipment and health workers.
11:02
11:02

Kotido CAO Orders Unvaccinated Health Workers, Teachers to Vacate Staff Quarters Ministry of health

Lomongin also said that all civil servants who have not taken the jab shall not attend the meetings, earn any allowances, including Covid allowances for LC1 and village chairpersons.
16:30
16:30

Give Pregnant Teenagers Second Chance in School–Educationists teenage pregnancies 1

Benson Katyango Boeing, a Senior Education Officer of Kotido district says girls are at the risk of dropping out of school once their parents don’t give them another chance to study and complete their education because despite early pregnancies.
03:16
03:16

EU Ambassadors Launch UGX 16.6 Billion Food Security Project in Karamoja karamoja sub region 1 4

The European Union –EU delegation to Uganda has launched a 16.69 billion Shillings Pro-Resilience Action project (Pro-ACT) aimed at helping Karamoja region to respond to food shocks.
21:46
21:46

Moroto-Kotido Road Secured After Series of Attacks -UPDF karimojong warriors 2 1

The public has expressed fear about the safety and security situation on some of the roads following ambushes against civilians and security personnel. One of the attacks claimed the life of Abraham Lomongin, a former worker with UNICEF who was shot dead around Rikitae in Kotido just after Toror hills.
15:05
15:05

Suspected Warriors in Kotido Kill LCI Chairperson in Cattle Raid cattle rustling

Reports indicate that about four armed warriors entered Lokirus’s kraal and when he came out to find out what was happening, he was shot several times and the warriors fled .
14:54
14:54

Kotido Engineer in Trouble for Attempting to Illegally Take Grounded District Vehicles 1

Three grounded vehicles including one fuel tank were intercepted by Police in Kotido on Friday night as the they were being taken to Kampala.
10:35
10:35

Five People Killed, Two Guns Recovered During UPDF Operation in Kotido cattle raids 1

The search was conducted in the kraals of Naregai village when UPDF followed cattle raiders who attacked kraals in Nadunget Sub County, Moroto district on Wednesday. The cattle were recovered from the kraals in Rikitai in Kotido district on Thursday.
09:26
09:26

Court Orders Vote Recount For Dodoth East Constituency

On Monday, Lokeris through his lawyers Alaka and Co. Advocates filed a petition against the Electoral commission seeking an inspection, and recount of ballot papers cast in the seven sub-counties.
16:53
16:53

Gov't to Carry Out Fresh Aerial Mineral Survey in Karamoja 1

The survey that will cost about 86 Billion Shillings will start next month in the areas of Karamoja and Lamwo district. Dr Isaiah Tumwikirize, the principal Geophysicist in the Ministry of Energy and Minerals Development says that the survey will last for one year and six months.
16:19
16:19

Child Born With Exposed Intestines 2

Dr. Eric Alilo, the in-charge ogf Kotido Health Centre IV described the condition as gastroschisis, a birth defect of the abdominal wall where the baby’s intestines stick outside of the body through a hole besides the belly button.
16:49
16:49

Woman Shuttered by Teargas in Kotido police 1

Alanyo told URN on her sick bed that the injury has left her helpless and unable to fend for her 4 children. A police officer on Kyagulanyi’s security detail was also injured during an altercation between the local police and the guards in Panyangara in Kotido Municipality.
13:35
13:35

COVID-19: Kotido Water Offices Closed After Staff Member Tests Positive ministry of health 1

The resolution was made after some of the staff from Moroto district tested positive to the virus. Joseph Lomongin, the Chief Administrator Officer Kotido said the water department shall remain closed for several days as the taskforces seek resources for fumigating the department.
14:59
14:59

Kotido District Seeking UGX 15.8m for Cholera Response Plan MoH

The District Health Office, Dr. Serino Acar says the money is needed to support VHTS and village chairperson on case finding as well as support the district health systems on response and management mechanisms.
05:15
05:15

Live Bullets Fired to Disperse Campaign Crowd in Kotido police brutaility 4

One person was wounded severely as bullets ripped through her legs leaving her bleeding profusely. The injured, identified as Gloria Ayolo, 24, was rushed to Kotido Health Centre IV in critical condition and later referred to Matany Hospital for proper management.
16:06
16:06

Livestock Quarantine Lifted in Karamoja MAAIF 1

In November 2019 the Ministry imposed a quarantine in the three districts following an outbreak of foot and mouth disease that killed dozens of livestock.
13:48
13:48

Suspected Cholera Kills 2 People in Kotido MoH 1

The deaths were recorded at Kotido Health Centre IV, after being referred there by health workers from Napumpum Health Centre III.
16:03
16:03

Site Engineer Charged Over Death of 2 Workers in Kotido police 1

Martin Sebagala was arrested on Sunday by police following the death of two casual workers; Lonya Igira Kiyonga, 26 and his unidentified colleague who died on Saturday at a construction site in Senior Quarters in Kotido Municipal Council. Kiyonga, one of the deceased has been identified as a resident of Nagolopooi in West Division in Kotido Municipality.
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