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14:50
14:50

Karamoja Leaders Warn of Looming Hunger sorghum midge fly 1 3 Top story

Ambrose Lotuke, the Kotido District LC V chairperson, says besides water logging, pests like sorghum midge and muddle bug ravaged gardens.
11:26
11:26

Moroto Farmers Gain Little from Heavy Rains moroto district 2 1

Mark Loli, the Moroto District Agricultural Officer, says little has been achieved from the rains that the district received. He notes that most farmers planted late and water logging affected many gardens.
07:03
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Sorghum Midge Ravages Gardens in Karamoja sorghum midge fly 1 2 Top story

Samuel Lokwii, a farmer in Panyangara Sub County says all his three gardens of sorghum have remained stunted even after replanting thrice. Lokwii is worried that severe famine could strike, following poor growth of the crops.
16:45
16:45

Power Outage Paralyzes Business in Moroto 2

Martin Okuyo, the area manager UEDCL in Moroto attributes the power outages on the rains that have affected poles. Without divulging details, Okuyo said that the team is on the ground to rectify the situation.
18:49
18:49

Moroto Passengers Stranded as Floods Wash Away Bridge soroti -moroto road 1 2

Since morning, no vehicle has crossed either side of the bridge, making scores of passengers stranded.
07:35
07:35

Rivers Sweep Five in Moroto moroto district 2

On Wednesday, an elderly woman from Kidepo-Pupu in Rupa Sub County also drowned at Komatheniko River on her way from trapping white-ants.
11:03
11:03

Body of Police Officer Retrieved from River 1

The body of a police officer who drowned in River Lolachat in Nakapiripirit district after a heavy downpour was on Wednesday afternoon found 50 metres downstream.
11:33
11:33

Flash Floods Kill Police Officer in Nakapiripirit karamoja region 1

Richard Aruk Maruk, the Moroto Regional Police Commander appeals to travelers to Karamoja to exercise patience saying flooded rivers do not take long to dry after a heavy down pour.
12:52
12:52

Damage Scale Evident as Extreme Weather Clears in Karamoja moroto district 1 2

Heavy rains demolished a number of road sections impeding transport to and from Karamoja, while homesteads were soaked into floods endangering lives of several families in the districts of Nakapiripirit, Kotido and Moroto.
07:52
07:52

Three Drown In Karamoja moroto district

John Omwony, the officer in charge of the crime desk at Moroto Central Police station describes the incident as unfortunate to the families. He says Karamoja is currently experiencing weather changes that have to be adapted by the community. Similarly, a primary pupil of Army Primary has been named as one Nakiru.
17:57
17:57

Security Forces Deployed at a Flooded River in Moroto moroto-kenya road

Police and the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF), have been deployed at the crossing spot on River Nakiloro located on Moroto- Kenya road, 30 kilometres from Moroto town.
13:47
13:47

Floods Displace 2000 People in Kotido kotido district 2

An estimated 2,000 people in Kaceeri and Rengen Sub Counties in Kotido district are calling for support after their homes were submerged by flood water following a week of incessant rains.
16:35
16:35

Travelers Stuck As Moroto Bridge Collapses karamoja

Over 300 travelers heading to various parts of the country are stranded in Moroto following the collapse of a bridge, 10 kilometers outside the town centre.
10:36
10:36

Government To Relocate Nakapiripirit Flood Victims.

Babra Oundo Nakesa, the state minister for Karamoja announced on Thursday that government is preparing to relocate all the affected families to safer areas within the district.
08:10
08:10

MPs: Declare Parts of Karamoja Disaster Areas karamoja roads

The Parliamentary Committee on Government Assurance is asking government to declare some parts of Karamoja disaster areas.
12:55
12:55

Heavy Rains Wash Away Karamoja Roads Again

Heavy rains have again rendered some of the roads in Karamoja region impassable just weeks after government started the rehabilitation work.
16:30
16:30

Nabwal Road Re-opening Excites Karamoja IDPs karamoja roads

The more than 10, 000 internally displaced Karimojong living in Nabwal Settlement Camp in Iriiri Sub County, Napak district have welcomed the rehabilitation and opening of the Iriiri-Napak road saying it has brought back life to them.
15:57
15:57

Moroto - Nakapiripirit Road Re-opens karamoja roads

The Moroto – Nakapiripirit road has finally re-opened, three months after it was cut off following the torrential rains that washed away Lorengedwat Bridge in Nakapiripirit district. Lorengedwat is the main bridge that connects the two districts.
16:20
16:20

Gov't Engineers Rush To Fix Karamoja Roads flash floods

Government has bowed to pressure from Karamoja Members of Parliament and dispatched a team of engineers to salvage the road network in the region.
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