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16:31
16:31

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

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.
09:23
09:23

Severe Water Crisis Hits Moroto Town 3 2

Joseph Nyimalema, the NWSC Moroto area Manager, says that their pumps broke down four days ago. He, however, also says that the prolonged dry spell, has affected the water levels and in turn affected the volume of water supply to their clients.
12:22
12:22

Traders Decry Loss of Merchandise in Moroto Central Market 1 3

According to Masese, he lost merchandise worth Shillings 100,00 to burglary within a period of three weeks when he joined the market. ‘’We are very irritated and sad over the losses we are facing because of these constant thefts of our goods. We are mugged almost every night and no one cares,’’ Masese said.
08:24
08:24

Moroto Municipality Considers Banning Animal Kraals in town 1 2 Top story

Mohammed noted that the several killings within the municipality are connected to the animals that loiter on the streets and attract the rustlers to come for them. He explains that the warriors don’t spare anyone they come in contact with during their raids.
19:21
19:21

Parliament Independent Engineers to Assess Moroto Central Market 2 2

URN reported last month that vendors had rejected the stalls in the newly constructed market because they were too small to accommodate the vendors and their merchandise. The stalls did not also have a storage facility.
14:57
14:57

Vendors Reject Moroto Central Market Design fresh foods 3 3

Moroto Central Market was constructed under the government’s Markets and Agriculture Trade Improvement Program (MATIP), with funding from the Arab Bank of Economic Development in Africa (BADEA). The project, undertaken by Ambitious Construction Ltd was handed over to the municipality on October 17, 2021.
18:37
18:37

New Moroto Central Market Vandalized vending 2 2

The vandalism was noticed on Monday by the police deployed at the market when they entered the apartment allotted to them only to find that glasses were smashed. Other facilitates that have been vandalized include the security lighting system and the flower garden.
07:10
07:10

Business Picking Up in Moroto After Lockdown business in moroto 2 2

Paul Loduk, a cattle trader from Moroto notes that the reopening of markets has enabled people to buy the goods and access services of their choice to satisfy their needs fully.
14:27
14:27

55 Groups in Moroto Cleared for Emyooga Program 1

The groups, which received about 1.9 Billion Shillings in May have not been able to access the resources due to failure by the district to organize capacity building on financial literacy for association leaders.
10:00
10:00

ASTU to Step Up Enforcement of Regulations to Curb Cattle Theft in Karamoja police 4

The ASTU Commander Elias Kasirabo says that if the traders or sellers fail to provide required documents relating to the sale or movement of cattle from one destination to another, police will hold the cattle as investigations continue.
09:24
09:24

Land Acquisition Delays Establishment of Cement Factory in Moroto limestone in moroto 1 3

David Azimale Omido, the Manager in Charge of Logistics and Utilities at Tororo Cement says that the company has conducted a geological mapping to establish quantities of limestone deposits in the area and its preliminary findings are encouraging. Omido, however, says that the land for the factory must be owned by the company or leased out for at least 99 years.
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.
06:40
06:40

Tororo Cement on Spot over Surface Rights in Moroto Mines 3

During the acquisition of the site at Kosiroi where limestone exploration has been ongoing for the past 18 years, the landowners had fled the place due to insecurity and any negotiations for surface rights agreement remained inconclusive.
17:12
17:12

Construction of Moroto Central Market Stalls 2 1

The market, whose construction started in April 2018 was supposed to have been completed by April 2020.
13:45
13:45

Police Meets Hotel, Bar Operators in Moroto Municipality Over Insecurity 1

According to Barugahare, criminal gangs take advantage to spent much of their time in the drinking places waiting for the late hours to go and carry out criminal activities in the Municipality.
16:07
16:07

RUCODET Faces Uncertainty Future in Moroto Moroto District 1 3

John Bosco Logwe, the new chairperson of RUCODET, says that much as they started well, they didn’t take into consideration, the sustainability plans for RUCODET especially on the education fund.
12:40
12:40

Moroto District Closes Makeshift Markets to Contain Cholera Outbreak Moroto Municipality 4

Cholera was confirmed in Moroto district on May 12 by the acting District Health Officer Charles Onyang Omuudu after seven out of the eight samples tested positive. The acute diarrhoeal disease spreads through the consumption of contaminated food and water.
15:12
15:12

Traders in Moroto Rebrand for Survival During Lockdown 5

Prisca Tumushabe, a salon operator, says that she now attends to her clients from her home. She however says that she receives few clients due to the restriction on public transport and the curfew.
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.
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