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14:37
14:37

NAFOPHANU Food Assistance Enables People Living with HIV/Aids to Resume Treatment Ministry of Health 1 4

Each beneficiary recieved 10 kgs of posho and beans. Margy Lowanyang, 30, a family head and resident of Rupa sub-county, says that she has resumed ARV treatment after getting food that will help boost her immune system.
19:52
19:52

Moroto Elders Concerned Over Delayed SAGE Payments 1 2

Lomeri Apaa Loduk, an elder and resident of Lotisan sub county says ever since he was enrolled in 2021, he has never received any money from the government even after fulfilling the necessities.
18:37
18:37

Hunger forces Moroto Residents to Eat Skins lotisan sub county 3 2

Lokeris Nakwang, a resident of Atedeoi village in Lotisan sub-county, says that hunger has forced them to start boiling hides for food. She says that they have eaten all sorts of wild green vegetables and the only edible items they are left with in the house are skins and hides.
09:03
09:03

Moroto Residents Exchange Charcoal for Malwa Residue moroto district 3 2

Mary Nakiru, a 13 years old female from Loputuk village said they struggle to burn charcoal or collect firewood depending on what’s in high demand and they take to a town that is about 10 kilometers away from the village to go for an exchange to get local brew residues as food.
18:25
18:25

Karamojong Communities Warned Against Bathing in Borehole Aprons 2 1

In Karamoja, it is a common practice for the local community to use a borehole apron for bathing, a vice which has contributed to high rates of water-borne diseases.
08:41
08:41

Clerics Join Fight Against Crude Waragi in Karamoja religous leaders 4 2

Joseph Abura, the Bishop of the Anglican Karamoja Diocese attributes the high rates of domestic violence and crimes to overdrinking. He says that many parents have abandoned their families and resorted to drinking.
07:05
07:05

Eleven Soldiers Airlifted to Bombo Military Hospital After Vehicle Crash 3rd updf division 1 2

Among the injured is Col. Godfrey Kayondo, the commanding officer of the 409 Battalion. Maj Isaac Oware, the UPDF 3rd division spokesperson, says that six soldiers sustained severe injuries while five escaped with minor injuries.
15:35
15:35

We Need New Minds Before New Garbage Trucks -Moroto Mayor Garbage collection 2 3

Ismail Mohammed, the mayor of Moroto municipality, noted that without first transforming people’s minds, there will be no improvement, even if many garbage trucks are brought to help in garbage collection.
08:55
08:55

Malaria Cases Surge in Moroto as Residents Abandon Mosquito Nets Ministry Of Health 3

‘’90% of our patients tested positive for malaria. More than five in ten of those admitted to health facilities with complicated malaria are children under the age of 5, who are particularly vulnerable to the disease,’’ said Lote.
12:34
12:34

RDC Orders Police to Close Bars Selling Crude Waragi enguli act 3

Shilaku wants police to impound and pour all crude waragi including that being sold in bars. He warns that the bar owners who don’t heed the directive shall be arrested.
11:45
11:45

Poor Attitude Delays Operationalization of Moroto Blood Bank blood donation 3

The bank was expected to be operational in October this, year but Dr Lokaale says that it could take up to June next year to get enough blood.
09:30
09:30

Police Announce "100% Enforcement" of Covid-19 Restrictions in Karamoja Uganda Police Force 4

Police says it is taking a keen interest in churches, bars and the curfew hours as they plan to secure the festive season and ensure the safety of the public, warning that all those who defy will be arrested and charged in accordance with the Covid-19 directives.
13:58
13:58

Mass Polio Immunization Due For January Ministry of Health 2

The Spokesperson in the Ministry of Health Emmanuel Ainebyoona says the national immunization campaign is scheduled for January, 2022. He says the drive will be conducted from house-to-house to ensure that all the targeted population is covered.
07:44
07:44

Karamoja Health Authorities Ask for More Johnson & Johnson Vaccines to Handle Pastoralists Ministry of Health 1

Currently, the health workers conduct mobile outreaches especially in Kotido and Moroto in order to access the pastoralists who are reluctant to go to health centers and other immunization points.
07:35
07:35

New Program Launched in Karamoja to Fight Malnutrition Karamoja region 2 5

The program dubbed Maternal, Infant, Young Child, and Adolescent Nutrition (MIYCAN) aims at reducing cases of malnutrition, one of the major health issues affecting children below five years.
08:18
08:18

Moroto District Targets to Vaccinate 60% Against COVID-19 by January corona virus 1

With an additional 6, 000 dozes delivered to the district this week, Dr Lokaale says the District COVID-19 Taskforce has set a target to have at least 60 per cent of the population vaccinated by January 2022.
12:23
12:23

No Sanitizer, No Work for Moroto Drivers public transport 2 1

Kanonya says that all taxi drivers, loaders, brokers at the terminal must sanitize while each driver must have proof that they have a sanitiser for passengers before accessing the park. He adds that any driver who will be found loading passengers without a sanitiser will be fined up to 100, 000 Shillings.
10:20
10:20

Police Arrest Somali National on Charges of Counterfeiting Ugandan Sugar counterfeit sugar 1

The Mt. Moroto Region Police Spokesman, Michael Longole confirmed the arrest of Umar, saying that they have also impounded his property to help in the investigation of the case.
10:38
10:38

Home-Based Care Helped Fight Stigma-Director Moroto Hospital COVID-19 1 4 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.
16:26
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.
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