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15:07
15:07

Six Arrested for Attack on Settlement Camp in Moroto armed warriors 1

Major Peter Mugisa, the 3rd Division Army Spokesperson, says that the Uganda Peoples Defence Force-UPDF soldiers using intelligence reports tracked the armed group towards the Kenyan border leading to the arrest of six suspects including their ring leader identified as “colonel".
12:36
12:36

Elders Reject Virtual Campaigns, Seek Special Plan for Karamoja 5

The districts of Amudat, Nabilatuk, Kaabong, Karenga and Napak in Karamoja, all do not have a single radio station. The elders say that even in districts with radio stations, community members do not have radio sets, which presents another challenge for candidates and their voters.
23:21
23:21

Moroto District Returns UGX 385m for Staff Recruitment wage bill 1

Moroto district had invited applications from qualified Ugandans in February to fill 16 vacant positions in the district. But before the recruitment process fell through, a lockdown was imposed.
09:57
09:57

Over 1000 Households Receive Food Relief in Moroto 1 2

Kumakech noted that a number of organizations, individuals and investors donated food to the task-force and it was distributed to benefit some communities across the district. Among investors that have donated food to Moroto include, Sunbelt, Tororo Cement, Pastor Samuel Kakande, Hon. Fred Angela, Full Gospel Church under Compassion International among others.
20:07
20:07

COVID-19 Patient Attempts to Escape from Moroto Hospital 1

Sources who asked not to be named for fear of reprimand, said a male suspect attempted to escape in the dead of last night and made another attempt this afternoon at around 4 pm. The case was admitted to the treatment centre on Monday night.
20:09
20:09

Karamoja Border Districts Seek COVID-19 Surveilence Vehicles porous borders 3

There are four border districts in Karamoja including Moroto, Amudat, Kaabong and Karenga which share a common border with South Sudan and Kenya. However, as South Sudan and Kenya register more COVID –19 cases, there are growing concerns of importation of the virus through the border posts in Karamoja.
14:30
14:30

Two Guns Recovered from Suspected Karimojong Warriors disarmament 2 1

The gun from Kaabong was recovered from a suspected Jie warrior who was killed in a fight between the UPDF and cattle raiders in Narengepak in Kathile Sub County this week.
15:28
15:28

LDU Man Shoots Self Dead in Moroto Local Defence Unit 2

A military source told URN on condition of anonymity that, while at the bar, the deceased lost 60 rounds of ammunition. He reportedly returned to the detachment and was tasked to explain about the missing ammunition. He reportedly decided to open fire in the air before turning the gun on himself.
15:36
15:36

Moroto MPs Refuse to Donate UGX 20m to District Covid-19 Taskforce parliament 3

John Baptist Lokii, the MP for Matheniko County and Stella Atyang, the Moroto District Woman MP informed the District COVID-19 taskforce that they will not hand over the money to the district.
14:56
14:56

Heavy Rains Wash Away Major Bridge in Moroto UNRA 4 1

Trucks from Kenya to Moroto and vice versa transporting goods cannot use the road, which has hampered cross border trade between Moroto and Lodwar in Kenya.
11:25
11:25

Elephant Dies in Kidepo Valley National Game Park ivory 1 2

Gilbrado Ediau Ecodu, the Game Warden Matheniko -Bokora Wildlife Reserve says the animal may have died of old age.
16:27
16:27

Moroto COVID19 Task force Reverses Decision to Close Settlement Camp artisan miners 1

Andrew Napajja, the Moroto District LC V Chairperson noted that disbandment of the settlement was done with rush and negligence. He argues that the lockdown announced by the president didn’t mean closing settlements but ensuring that the community complies with the COVID19 preventive measures.
13:42
13:42

Moroto District Seeks UGX 230m for Desert Locust Surveillence Desert locusts 2

The money, according to the Chief Administrative Officer Charles Komakech Olubo will be used for field visits, monitoring the movement of the desert locusts, community sensitization and enhancing reporting mechanisms.
16:36
16:36

2,000 LDUs Equipped to Spray Desert Locusts in Karamoja Moroto District 2 1

The locusts have been reported in Amudat at Kosike; Kakomongole sub-county in Nakapiripirit district; Lolachat and Lopeduru areas in Nabilatuk district; Tukum, Palam and Ngariam in Katakwi district; Magamaga, Alerek and Abim sub-counties in Abim district; Kobebe and Nakabaat in Moroto district and Adinga in Agago district.
00:26
00:26

Desert Locusts Invade Abim, Katakwi Districts spraying of locusts 1 1 Top story

In Abim, the locusts landed on Alerek rock in Alerek Sub County but were seen flying through Abim Sub County to Magamaga Sub County around 5:00pm. In Katakwi district, our reporter saw a swarm of locusts crossing Soroti- Moroto Highway, about five kilometers from Katakwi town at 7:03pm.
15:34
15:34

Karamoja Mourns Emeritus Bishop Henry Ssentongo 1

Fr. Paul Ngole, the Vicar general of Moroto Catholic Diocese says the death of Emeritus Bishop Sentogo is a big loss to the diocese.
07:56
07:56

Karamoja Youths Reaping Big From Vocational Skills 5 1 Top story

According to Omoit, he earns between Shillings 3 million and 8 million each month from the workshops. Omoit said despite failing to achieve his dream of becoming an electrical engineer, the workshops have enabled him to work towards his dreams.
10:56
10:56

Nabilatuk District Appoints Committee to Fight Child Trafficking

The committee, led by the district vice chairperson, who is also the secretary children’s affairs will work in liaison with the police by reporting suspected cases of child trafficking to the police.
13:15
13:15

UPDF Soldier Hacks Wife in Moroto Police 1 2

Corporal Stanley Adrionzi, 42 hacked his wife on the head twice and collar bone and at around 2:00 am before handing himself to police.
15:00
15:00

Medical Records Professionals Threaten to Strike Over Salaries Ministry of Health 1

The records officers are bitter over what they describe as discrimination in the health sector. They complain that while their colleagues in hospitals have received salary enhancements, records officers have been left out. David Asimwe Sega, the President UMRHIPA, says that they have been left with no option other than resorting to the ‘obvious’ ways to demand for their rights.
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