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20:09
20:09

Karamoja Border Districts Seek COVID-19 Surveilence Vehicles porous borders 3

There are four border districts in Karamoja including Moroto, Amudat, Kaabong and Karenga which share a common border with South Sudan and Kenya. However, as South Sudan and Kenya register more COVID –19 cases, there are growing concerns of importation of the virus through the border posts in Karamoja.
16:38
16:38

Gov't Delivers Vaccines for Foot and Mouth Disease in Karamoja animal diseases 2

According to veterinary department in the three districts, the ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries delivered 10, 000 vaccines to each district.
09:00
09:00

Government To Dispatch 225,476 Face Masks to Moroto facemasks 1 1

The plan to procure over 225, 000 masks for Moroto is hinged on 2014 census where Moroto is estimated to have 284,301 people with a target population of an estimated 218, 909 people who are 6 years and above, the age recommended to wear masks in public places.
14:30
14:30

Two Guns Recovered from Suspected Karimojong Warriors disarmament 2 1

The gun from Kaabong was recovered from a suspected Jie warrior who was killed in a fight between the UPDF and cattle raiders in Narengepak in Kathile Sub County this week.
11:15
11:15

Health Workers in Moroto Start Community Treatment For Cholera ministry of health 1

Cholera has continued spreading to other parts of Moroto including Municipal Council and Rupa Sub County where new cases are being reported.
13:49
13:49

Village LC 1 Chairperson Champions Latrine Construction For 300 Households open defecation 1 4 Top story

Through the leadership of the village chairperson, Joseph Achilla Teko residents decided to dig two community pit latrines in order to avoid fines from Municipal Council and threats of litigation
12:40
12:40

Moroto District Closes Makeshift Markets to Contain Cholera Outbreak 4

Cholera was confirmed in Moroto district on May 12 by the acting District Health Officer Charles Onyang Omuudu after seven out of the eight samples tested positive. The acute diarrhoeal disease spreads through the consumption of contaminated food and water.
10:24
10:24

Cholera Cases in Moroto Reach 100 Mark Ministry of Health 3

Phillip Lotee, the in Charge of Loputuk Health Centre III, says cholera cases in the district have hit the 100 mark. On Sunday, 18 new cases were admitted to the facility increasing the number to 102 cases. Of these, 67 have been discharged and 33 are still on admission.
17:49
17:49

Civilian Jailed Five-Years For Using LDU's Gun, Uniform 2

Prosecution led by Lt. Alex Rasto Mukhana told court that while in Rengen Sub County on Feb 23rd, 2020, Lokure accepted to wear military uniform and carry a firearm belonging to one of the LDUs deployed at Rengen Water pump purporting to be a member of the forces and even went on unlawful operation.
13:09
13:09

Moroto District Struggling to Equip Cholera Isolation Unit Ministry of Health 1 2

The centre which has up to 22 admitted patients, has only six beds, and as a result more than 15 patients are now sleeping on the floor, some in very unhygienic conditions.
10:21
10:21

Moroto Cholera Death Toll Reaches Three ministry of health 3

One more person has died of cholera in Moroto bringing the death toll in the district to three. Charles Onyang Omuudu, the acting Moroto District Health Officer, says Loduk died on Wednesday afternoon shortly after being rushed to Loputuk Health Centre III.
15:28
15:28

LDU Man Shoots Self Dead in Moroto Local Defence Unit 2

A military source told URN on condition of anonymity that, while at the bar, the deceased lost 60 rounds of ammunition. He reportedly returned to the detachment and was tasked to explain about the missing ammunition. He reportedly decided to open fire in the air before turning the gun on himself.
09:34
09:34

Suspected Cholera Outbreak Reported In Moroto 3

Peter Loyolo, the Interim Loputuk LC 3 Chairperson told Uganda Radio Network that the deceased died before he could be taken to the nearest health facility, which is 20km away.
15:36
15:36

Moroto MPs Refuse to Donate UGX 20m to District Covid-19 Taskforce parliament 3

John Baptist Lokii, the MP for Matheniko County and Stella Atyang, the Moroto District Woman MP informed the District COVID-19 taskforce that they will not hand over the money to the district.
07:52
07:52

Two IGAD Officials Quarantined in Moroto COVID -19 Pandemic 2 2 Top story

Dr. Hans Lokale, Head of Surveillance Moroto District COVID-19 Task Force. He says the two IGAD officials are undergoing the 14 day mandatory quarantine at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital. “We have quarantined them for the recommended 14 days and have taken their samples for screening for Covid19,” said Dr. Lokale.
19:23
19:23

Malnutrition on The Rise in Karamoja 1 2

According to Simon Ondoga a senior nutritionist in Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, the malnutrition rate in the region has grown from three in 10 children under five years in 2018 to four in 10 children currently. He told URN today on Thursday that most of the cases suffer from acute malnutrition, a condition that leads to stunting, and low brain development.
15:12
15:12

Traders in Moroto Rebrand for Survival During Lockdown 5

Prisca Tumushabe, a salon operator, says that she now attends to her clients from her home. She however says that she receives few clients due to the restriction on public transport and the curfew.
14:56
14:56

Heavy Rains Wash Away Major Bridge in Moroto UNRA 1 4

Trucks from Kenya to Moroto and vice versa transporting goods cannot use the road, which has hampered cross border trade between Moroto and Lodwar in Kenya.
10:41
10:41

Food Prices Escalate in Moroto District 1 4

Also affected is the price of sugar which is now sold at as high as 4,000 Shillings, up from 3,300 Shillings at the beginning of April, and maize brand which has increased by 400 Shillings from the initial cost of 2000 Shillings. Other essentials like cooking oil have recorded an increase by 500 Shillings.
10:57
10:57

Moroto Seeks Support to Repair 43 Boreholes hand washing 2

The breakdown of the boreholes according to the Nadunget Sub County Chief Gertrude Naruu has affected hand washing behavior among rural communities where many families walk about 3 kilometers to access clean water because of major break down of boreholes.
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