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15:37
15:37

Museveni Faults Leaders Over Biting Poverty in Karamoja moroto municipality 2 1 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 3 1

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.
12:28
12:28

Karamoja MPs Blame Land Grabbing on Natives, Investors 3 1

Speaking on behalf of the MPs, the Pian MP, Remigio Achia, MPs lamented that most of the land in the region has been taken away due to greed by elites who are natives of the land. He noted that the elites have exploited the ignorance of the community that is aggravated by high illiteracy levels.
06:48
06:48

Power Outages Hit Hard Moroto Hospital, Business Community 3 1

The unreliable power supply has caused losses to both the business community and government institutions.
15:21
15:21

Moroto Traders Defy Livestock Quarantine 1 1

In January 2019, livestock quarantine was imposed following an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease, FMD. Consequently, sale and purchase of cattle, goats, sheep and pigs and their products were prohibited and all markets closed. The movement of cattle, goats, sheep and pigs and their products was restricted.
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.
17:35
17:35

Moroto Municipality Sets Committees to Manage Bus Terminal moroto bus terminal 2 1

The Municipal authorities have set up allocation committee, grievances committee and appeals committee to handle the issues relating to the management of the bus terminal.
16:26
16:26

Moroto Leaders Disagree on Land Give Away 3 1

The land, located along Soroti Road, in Moroto district was reportedly gazzeted in the 1940s as an agricultural demonstration site for the region. However, it was encroached on and now hosts more than 50 households, with a community of more than 150 people.
14:59
14:59

Moroto Leaders Suspend Market Construction 2 1

Ambitious Construction Company Limited is undertaking the construction of Lopeduru Central Market, which is located in South Division of Moroto Municipality.
11:37
11:37

Two Injured as Moroto Market Collapses 2 2

The market is being constructed by Ambitious Construction Company Limited under phase two of Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Programme (MATIP 11). Part of the building on the second floor collapsed and wounded Daniel Angella, a helper and Wilfred Masebe, a mason. They are currently nursing injuries at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital.
07:28
07:28

Police Trucks Used to Transport Marble Stones in Karamoja Uganda Police force 1

URN area reporters have learnt that some of the stones are carried on behalf of one of the police bosses in Kampala. The sources however, declined to divulge details about the alleged police boss involved in marble trade.
07:25
07:25

Residents Storm Moroto Offices Over Surface Rights mining in karamoja 2 1 Top story

The residents who are drawn from various villages in Rupa Sub County are demanding over Shillings 300 million for leasing more than 100 acres of land in Nanyidik area in Rupa Parish to Sunbelt Company, a mining company dealing in marble.
16:07
16:07

Low Revenue Collection Affecting Service Delivery in Karamoja karamoja districts 1

Isaiah Tumwesigye, the Town Clerk Moroto Municipality says part of the problem is caused by the absence of law enforcement officers. He says that the Municipality operates with one enforcement officer which affects operations against revenue defaulters.
10:40
10:40

Power Blackouts Frustrate Business in Moroto 1

Dr. Patricia Litho, the Head of Communications at Rural Electrification Agency, REA faults the community in Karamoja for constant bush burning, something she notes has affected electricity poles. Dr. Litho notes that much as there may be human weaknesses in operations and management of power in the region, bush burning has a huge impact on power supply.
06:58
06:58

Residents Block Power Extension to Kotido state minister 3 1

Dr. Patricia Litho, the Head of Communication in REA says they are seeking the indulgence of the leadership in Karamoja following resistance from some residents.
12:28
12:28

Construction of Moroto Bus Terminal Complete moroto municipality 1 1

Moroto Bus Terminal Project was commenced in 2014 under the Uganda Support for Municipal Infrastructure Development-- USMID project. The project worth 3.8 billion shillings was expected to be complete by June last year.
07:46
07:46

Moroto Residents Find Fortune in Chicken Business moroto municipality 1

As a coping mechanism, many locals have resorted to selling chicken given the attractive prices. A hen that used to cost between Shillings 8,000 and 13,000 has shot up to Shillings 20,000.
07:35
07:35

Livestock Quarantine Imposed in Moroto livestock disease 1

According to a letter signed by Dr Doris Kiconco on behalf of the Commissioner, Animal Health in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, all the surrounding areas with the radius of 20km will also be affected.
17:32
17:32

Moroto Battling Numerous Livestock Diseases karamoja sub region 2 1

Dr. Moses Okino, the Moroto District Veterinary Officer, says they have written to the Commissioner, Animal Health in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries for guidance and intervention.
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