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17:16
17:16

Two Pupils Disappear After Being Chased from School school fees 1 2 Top story

Sources at school indicate that the pupils left school for their villages in Katakwi district on foot. Nickson Igulot, the deputy head teacher Moroto Army Primary School, says he is surprised that the pupils disappeared from school.
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.
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.
15:57
15:57

Karamoja Lifestyles Affect Measles-Rubella Immunization Campaign Ministry of Health 3 1

Dr Peter Kusolo, the District Health Officer says that while the exercise has been running smoothly for children below five years, those aged 8-15 years, could not be easily captured because a number of them were not in school, and could not willingly go to the community immunization centres.
11:31
11:31

Deployment in Mines Worries Karimojong mining in karamoja 1 4

In Moroto, the district Chairperson, Andrew Napaja Keem was denied access to the DAO Marble Mining Site last year. Other leaders in Nabilatuk, including the district youth chairperson reported denial to the mining site in his district.
14:50
14:50

Over 80% of Karamoja Land Inaccessible karamoja sub region 3 1

The MPs say that huge chunks of Karamoja land is protected under Uganda Wildlife Authority, UWA and National Forestry Authority, NFA.
15:47
15:47

Napak Residents Petition Land Commission over Disputed Land Industrial Park 1 1

The land measuring 168.9 hectares was registered under the names of Peter Amodoi in 2010 who sold it to Uganda Investment Authority-UIA in 2011.
06:33
06:33

Moroto Women Expose Businessmen, Institutions in Land Grabbing Scandals 1 4 Top story

While in Karamoja women rarely speak at public gatherings, a good number grabbed the opportunity presented by the Commission at the community Baraza in Moroto town to expose land grabbing cases. They accused individuals, businessmen and institutions including government entities of grabbing their land.
17:39
17:39

Justice Bamugemereire Finally Sets Foot in Karamoja land reforms uganda 3 1

Christine Akot, the Moroto District Vice Chairperson, says it is an opportunity for Karamoja to host the Commission, something she feels, will give way to land reforms.
06:54
06:54

Moroto Orphanage Turned into Child Labour Center 3 2

By the time of the URN visit the Orphanage on Monday, just few minutes to 02:00pm, the cook was preparing porridge for the children. Children, teachers and some support staff found at the school, said the porridge had delayed due to absence of firewood.
20:07
20:07

Lands Ministry On the Spot over 456 Land Titles in Karamoja karamoja sub region 4 1

However, in the land awareness meeting in Moroto, several people argued that the land titles could be forged and fraudulently acquired through ignorance of the community.
10:56
10:56

Teacher Struck from Payroll for Defilement child protection 1 2

Walucho’s troubles started when he was arrested for allegedly defiling nine girls from the same school. Police, however, failed to proceed with the defilement case and was instead charged for assault.
19:59
19:59

Matembe Asks Gov't to Address Plight of Street Children karamoja sub region 4 1

Matembe, who was speaking in Moroto, wondered why children from the Karamoja region have continued to roam the streets of Kampala and other towns when their leaders are quiet.
13:38
13:38

Health Workers Strike Over Water acute water crisis 1 4 Top story

Timothy Okiror, the in charge of Kakingol HC111, says they have been experiencing the water crisis for the last two years.
17:19
17:19

Prison Warder Tortured for Helping Inmate to Escape torture in cells 2 1

Ochen is accused of aiding the escape of an inmate David Anguria last month. He was picked at Soroti Prisons where he had reportedly surrendered himself on Friday, March 29th and allegedly tortured by Norman Aruho and Latif Muyamba, the officers in charge Moroto and Soroti prisons respectively.
07:25
07:25

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