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12:40
12:40

Moroto District Closes Makeshift Markets to Contain Cholera Outbreak 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 1 4

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.
10:41
10:41

Food Prices Escalate in Moroto District 4 1

Also affected is the price of sugar which is now sold at as high as 4,000 Shillings, up from 3,300 Shillings at the beginning of April, and maize brand which has increased by 400 Shillings from the initial cost of 2000 Shillings. Other essentials like cooking oil have recorded an increase by 500 Shillings.
17:19
17:19

Police Impounds 266 Jerrycans of Crude Waragi Uganda Police Force 1

The 5,320 liters of alcohol were intercepted on Wednesday night while in transit to Moroto town, according to Moroto District Police Commander, Jude Nasucha.
19:48
19:48

New Presidential Initiative on Wealth and Job Creation Launched in Karamoja micro finance 2

It targets organized business groups involving women and youths mainly in the informal sector is meant to uplift the economic status of communities by reducing poverty at house-hold level. It’s also aimed at enhancing socio- economic transformation from subsistence to market oriented economy.
11:36
11:36

Tapac Sub County to Increase Charges On Transportation Of Limestone limestone in moroto 3 1

Medium trucks will pay breaking fee of 350, 000 shillings for limestone up from 150, 000 shillings while the trailers will be charged from 250 – 500, 000 shillings. The same vehicles will further pay loading fees from 100, 000 to 200, 000 shillings depending on the size of the vehicle.
07:56
07:56

Karamoja Youths Reaping Big From Vocational Skills 1 5 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.
18:38
18:38

Foot and Mouth Disease Reported in Kotido

The Abim Resident District Commissioner, Samuel Mpimbaza Ashaka has blamed the spread of Foot and Mouth Disease across the two districts to rampant theft of livestock, which escalates the spread of the disease. He asked local leaders to effectively enforce the quarantine.
17:36
17:36

Inspector of Mines Blocked from Accessing Mining Sites in Moroto Moroto District 1 2

Eneku had gone to Sunblet Mining Group Limited and Multi Task Company that replaced DAO Marble Limited, on Friday for an inspection and assessment of the activities.
19:24
19:24

Hima Cement Consulting for Surface Rights in Moroto mining in karamoja 3

Hima Cement is in the process of acquiring a Mining Lease for extraction limestone and marble in Rupa Sub County. Hima is earmarking 14.26 square kilometres in the area.
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.
20:54
20:54

Livestock Quarantine Lifted in Moroto 1 1

The quarantine was imposed on January 15th, 2019 by the Commissioner of Animal Health in Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, MAAIF.
07:43
07:43

Moroto Authorities Feud Over Cattle Market resident 2 1 Top story

The market was under Nadunget Sub County until April, this year, when the Local Government Ministry merged 20 new villages from the neighbouring sub-counties with the municipality. However, the two sub-counties had earlier agreed to allow the operations of the market to continue in the same location pending council resolutions.
11:53
11:53

Bus Operators Shun New Moroto Bus Terminal gateway bus company 2 1

But the bus operators and other businesspersons who initially expressed interest to conduct business in the bus terminal are yet to relocate. Gateway Bus Company and Teso Coach, that ply Moroto- Kampala route on a daily basis have expressed different demands to be able to relocate to the terminal.
17:29
17:29

Police Disperses Livestock Traders, Impounds Cattle Trucks in Moroto 1 2

Moroto has been under livestock quarantine since January this year, following an outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease. But this week, a number of herdsmen brought cattle to the market, claiming that they had secured permission from area leaders to sell off the livestock despite the quarantine.
17:48
17:48

Committee Constituted Over Moroto Land Market Contest 1 3

The land measuring only 0.1170 hectares, according to records from Moroto Municipal Council is located along Lopeduru Road in Nakapelimen village next to Lopeduru Central Market construction site. It also borders the new Moroto Catholic Cathedral Church construction site.
15:37
15:37

Museveni Faults Leaders Over Biting Poverty in Karamoja State House 1 2 Top story

He reiterated government's commitment to establish big water dams to address drought and water scarcity in the region.
07:16
07:16

Land Contest Delays Toilet Construction in Moroto Modern Market moroto municipality 1 1 Top story

URN saw land title ownership by Moroto Municipality issued on June 23rd, 2016. However, attempts for the comment from Bishop Guzzetti Damiano of Moroto Diocese were futile as his known telephone was switched off by the time compiling this story.
18:02
18:02

Moroto Modern Market Nears Completion market vendors 1 3

The market covering 2.5 acres of land will accommodate more than 1200 vendors. It has 734 stalls, 452 lock-ups and 60 peaches. It will, among other services provide space for saloons, barber shops, internet cafe, day care centres, clinics, banks, restaurants and offices.
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