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14:53
14:53

Moroto Shocked at UPDF Soldiers' Killing Blind, Lame 80-Year Elder Loputuk sub county 1 3

Brig Gen David Mugisha the second in command of the 3rd infantry division apologized for the incident and the miscommunication from their public relations officer and also condemned the act of the errant officers who participated in the murder. Mugisha disclosed that the five soldiers who were involved in this act have been arrested to face court-martial on murder charges.
18:28
18:28

Now Cattle Rustlers Punish Moroto Residents for Snoring at Night goats 1 1

Josephine Naduk, a resident of Atedeoi village said that ever since they received goats from the government, they have never had a peace as rustlers’ roam throughout the nights looking for goats to steal.
09:03
09:03

Moroto Residents Exchange Charcoal for Malwa Residue moroto district 3 2

Mary Nakiru, a 13 years old female from Loputuk village said they struggle to burn charcoal or collect firewood depending on what’s in high demand and they take to a town that is about 10 kilometers away from the village to go for an exchange to get local brew residues as food.
15:16
15:16

Soldier Shoots Dead 80-Year-Old Man UPDF soldiers 2

Anjello Pulkol, the Loputuk sub-county councilor who is also a son of the deceased has disputed reports from security claiming that his father was killed because of spearing a security officer.
07:13
07:13

Religious Leaders Frustrated as Karamojong Warriors Stay Away from Church women 1 2

Paul Logiel, a priest at Nadunget catholic church in the Moroto district told URN they have always tried their best to spread the message of peace to the community but unfortunately, it doesn’t reach the warriors who are still in the jungle.
14:35
14:35

Food Lures Moroto Pupils to School Despite UNATU Strike primary schools 3 1

Esther Anyakun, another learner said that teachers are just roaming up and down and they are not bothered about teaching. Anyakun says if the strike continues, they will fail since revising books alone may not help them.
23:07
23:07

Over 800 Karamojong Youth Miss UPDF Recruitment In Moroto moroto district 1 4

A number of youth on Monday turned up at Moroto Boma grounds where the recruitment exercise is ongoing but many were eliminated over lack of academic documents, while others failed to meet the required age bracket.
07:58
07:58

RDC Gives Warriors Week's Ultimatum to Surrender Illegal Firearms karamojong warriors 1 1 Top story

Justin Tuko, the Moroto Deputy Resident District Commissioner-RDC, said they have already issued an order to security forces to shoot and kill those suspected of owning illegal firearms but they have given them the last chance to voluntarily hand over the firearms.
15:18
15:18

Abandoned Seed School Turns Into Cattle Kraal Local leaders 4 4

Samuel Justin Tuko, a resident of Tapac sub-county, blamed the district authorities for constructing the school in an isolated area. Tuko says the school is now used by pastoralists for the safe custody of their livestock.
07:49
07:49

Karamoja Teachers Grumble Over Pay karamoja subregion 1 2

David Esiru, the Secretary Uganda National Teachers Association- UNATU in the district, says besides salary delays, annual increments for teachers are not realized in the district.
17:55
17:55

Unknown Assailants Kill One in Moroto deceased 1

The assailants also cut off all the fingers of the deceased on the left arm, thumb and last finger on the right hand. Police says attempts by residents of the area to identify the body have been futile.
15:08
15:08

Rupa Sub County Residents Protest Land Grabbing karamoja sub region 1 2

In 2010, Cornelius Kodet, the brain behind the factory was given 100 acres of land by the community to construct 100 houses for the elders. However, since then, the houses have never been constructed. Rupa residents were surprised to learn that Kodet was instead planning to construct a cement factory and was in possession of a land title of 442 acres.
19:16
19:16

Moroto Land Wrangle Mediation Hits Snag cornelius kodet 4 1

Ateker Cement Factory is yet to reach consensus with residents of Rupa and Katikekile sub-counties in Moroto district on land for the construction of a cement factory.
18:50
18:50

Uganda AIDS Commissions Opens Office in Moroto karamoja subregion 1 2

Tom Etii, the Coordinator Public Sector with UAC and acting Zonal Coordinator for Karamoja sub region, says Moroto becomes the third zonal office to open under UAC.
16:59
16:59

Human Rights Abuses Reduce in Karamoja Mining Sites tororo cement 1 2

The commission, in its May 2018 visit to different mining sites across the region notes that findings indicate that a lot has changed since their last visit in 2016.
13:27
13:27

40 LC1 Chairpersons Unopposed in Moroto lc1 polls 1

Joyce Achan Aleper, the district returning officer, Moroto says all the unopposed candidates are for the ruling National Resistance Movement, NRM Party.
16:16
16:16

Excitement in Moroto as Residents Vote in LC1 Elections lc1 polls 2 1

A number of residents in Moroto made it to the polling stations as early as 6:00 am to wait for the exercise to commence. In some polling stations like Camp Swahili Chini, Singila and Bazaar in Moroto town, voters started lining up as early 9:40 am after being cleared by the election officials.
13:24
13:24

Missing Names Cause Confusion at Polling Centres lc1 polls 5 1

Paul Bukenya, the deputy spokesperson of the electoral commission says that the issue of missing names on the register was more common in urban areas around Kampala compared to others places in the country.
07:40
07:40

Moroto Residents Undecided on LC1 Polls lc elections 1 2

Sando Modo, a resident of Natum-kasikou in Rupa sub county, says some people are already in conflict following their divergent views and decisions to support specific candidates. He fears that the conflicts might worsen after the polls.
19:38
19:38

NAADS Official Survives Beating Over Allowances moroto district 1 3

Phillip Sagal Lochul, another youth leader says some of his colleagues left just after one days training since they couldnt afford another night in Moroto.
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