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.
Napak District Chairperson Joseph Lomonyang says that the delay in the completion of the Morulinga project has continued to affect the institutional performance of schools and health facilities. He adds that although the time-frame for the construction of the project has elapsed, there seems to be nothing on the ground to show progress.
In November Piriri attacked the Matheniko MP, John Baptist Lokii before he was arrested and later taken to Butabika for proper management in December. He, however, escaped from Butabika and returned to Moroto around Christmas holidays.
Four people were also picked from different parts of Moroto town for smoking opium. Jude Nasucha, the Moroto District Police Commander, says opium smoking and assaults were the only cases recorded during Christmas in the district.
Raphael Eritoi, an aspirant for the Nadunget LCV councillors seat was shot dead on October 1, 2015, at Kambisi village, along Moroto-Kitale road in Karamoja sub-region. The deceased was a key campaign agent for the former Matheniko County MP, Samuel Abura Pirir.
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.
Tooro Province just needed a win to qualify for quarter finals in group D. However, the draw in Moroto has given West Nile, an opportunity to qualify in the same group even after losing to Ankole. West Nile was beaten 3:2 during the match with Ankole at Kyamate grounds in Ntungamo district today.
Even those accompanied by relatives dont carry anything in preparation for the new born baby. URN found 22 year-old Catherine Longok in labour pain at Nakapelimen HC111. She was alone for more than 30 minutes before her sister arrived.
Stella Angolere, one of the passengers told URN that Shillings paid 50,000 from Kampala to Moroto but had no seat. Angolere says she stood almost all the way because she wanted to reach home. Moses Odeke, another passenger on Gateway Bus from Soroti to Moroto, says some conductors have taken advantage of the season to exploit passengers
A number of residents argue that they do not understand why Members of Parliament were facilitated to reach consult their constituents yet most of them have remained ignorant of issues surrounding the proposed amendments.