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13:09
13:09

Moroto District Struggling to Equip Cholera Isolation Unit Ministry of Health 1 2

The centre which has up to 22 admitted patients, has only six beds, and as a result more than 15 patients are now sleeping on the floor, some in very unhygienic conditions.
07:04
07:04

Panic As Desert Locusts Continue Entering Moroto District 3

Dr. Francis Inangolet Olaki, the Moroto District Production Officer told URN that the swarm is the biggest to have entered the country since the first invasion on January 16th, 2020. He said the district is trucking the movement of the locusts to identity the areas where they have settled.
07:44
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Karamoja Elders Worried of Livestock After Locusts Spray spraying of locusts 2 1 Top story

According to the instructions on the cover of the chemical, Cyper Lacer Cypermethrine has a number of effects to both animals, livestock and birds.
11:22
11:22

UPDF Soldier Drowns In Moroto motorcycle

Maj. Telesphor Turyamumanya the 3rd division UPDF spokesperson has confirmed Kiriro’s death. Sgt. Kiriro hails from Bura Village in Lomunga Parish in Kuru Sub County in Yumbe district.
13:42
13:42

Inspector Closes Mineral Sites Belonging to British Firm 1

According to Eneku, Heyday was only licensed to carry out exploration but was illegally mining gold and mercury using explosives at Lopedo in Lodiko Sub County.
16:11
16:11

Pictorial: How Floods Disrupted Measles-Rubella Immunization in Moroto moroto district

ur reporter in Karamoja says that several other rivers from the mountain slopes flooded disrupting the exercise, especially in Tapac sub-county on the slopes of Mt. Moroto, the home of the Tepeth community.
13:08
13:08

Mining: Moroto District Battling Environmental Degradation mining in karamoja 1

Moroto District Natural Resource Officer, John Lotyang, says the damage caused on environment through mining is alarming and threatens livelihoods in the district. He notes that many empty holes are being dug daily as people comb the land for minerals yet nothing is done to restore the areas.
17:21
17:21

Jan Mangal Loses Gold Mining License in Karamoja mining in karamoja 3 1

Gerald Eneku, the Inspector of Mines in North Eastern Uganda says the license was cancelled after all attempts to have the company back to the site failed. He explains that Jan Mangul hijacked some of the required procedures into the acquisition of the mining lease, something he notes disadvantaged its production in Moroto.
11:09
11:09

NFA to Plant 400,000 Trees in Karamoja air pollution 1 1

Tom Okello, the Executive Director of NFA says Parliament has given them funding to produce additional 300,000 seedlings in each district of Abim, Kaabong, Moroto and Napak next year.
17:44
17:44

Charcoal Burning Sending Ugandans to the Grave - Environment Minister 2 1

The minister said that about one third of deaths from stroke, lungs and heart diseases are due to air pollution, making it the leading killer in Uganda today. He was officiating at activities to mark the World Environment Day in Moroto district today.
16:21
16:21

USMID Earmarks UGX. 4B for Moroto Municipality 1 1

Moroto Town Clerk Isaiah Tumwesigye says that the money under the second phase of funding to Moroto municipality will be used to improve road infrastructure in the municipality. Tumwesigye said that the second phase will also prioritize environmental protection and community empowerment programs.
13:19
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Proposed Abolition of Nomadic Pastoralism Irks Karimojong 3 1

The debate comes barely a month after a declaration by agriculture ministry officials that the government was considering a ban on Nomadic Pastoralism in order to promote crop farming and paddock grazing in order to reduce food insecurity and increase family incomes.
11:02
11:02

Moroto Residents Worried as Food Prices Soar moroto district

Muhammed Munyasi, a businessman dealing mainly in agro-produce attributes the alarming food prices to poor storage mechanisms used in the country.
11:08
11:08

Gov't to Construct Nine Valley Dams in Karamoja 3 1

Francis Okori, the Assistant Commissioner in charge of Karamoja Affairs in OPM says the construction of three dams will commence in May with funding from the Germany Government through the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, IGAD.
13:51
13:51

Stop Lamenting over Drought, Hunger- Karamoja Elders kobebe dam 3 1

Kuskus, a resident of Napak and chairperson of the district land board observes that the new trend of grazing in Teso, Lango and Acholi by the Karimojong pastoralists during dry spells has just been adapted and optimized by wrong elements.
21:14
21:14

UWA Officials on the Spot Over Extortion dry spell 1 1 Top story

Susan Chuwai, an official from Amudat Inter-Religious Development Initiative, says they have registered at least 40 complaints of extortion from herders especially in Karita Sub County.
07:04
07:04

Parliament Tree Project Dries in Moroto chris obore 1 1

In June last, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga launched the Mt. Moroto Tree Planting Project in Katikekile Sub County with the aim of protecting the environment and address climate change in the region.
12:39
12:39

NWSC Criticized for Failing to Deliver Key Karamoja Project napak district 3 1

Napak District Chairperson Joseph Lomonyang says that the delay in the completion of the Morulinga project has continued to affect the institutional performance of schools and health facilities. He adds that although the time-frame for the construction of the project has elapsed, there seems to be nothing on the ground to show progress.
11:18
11:18

Karamoja, Turkana Pastoralists Resolve to Share Grazing Land rupa sub county 1 1

The three communities were also cautioned against gender-based violence and any form of fights at the grazing land or kraals. They were tasked to report any form of misunderstandings to kraal leaders for possible resolution and promote inter-border vaccination of all animals among others.
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Moroto Communities Form Association to Protect Land from Grabbers moroto district 2 1

Rupa Sub County, which is home to a number of minerals including gold, marble, and limestone among others, has championed a community association to help protect land.
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