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10:40
10:40

Power Blackouts Frustrate Business in Moroto 1

Dr. Patricia Litho, the Head of Communications at Rural Electrification Agency, REA faults the community in Karamoja for constant bush burning, something she notes has affected electricity poles. Dr. Litho notes that much as there may be human weaknesses in operations and management of power in the region, bush burning has a huge impact on power supply.
06:58
06:58

Residents Block Power Extension to Kotido state minister 3 1

Dr. Patricia Litho, the Head of Communication in REA says they are seeking the indulgence of the leadership in Karamoja following resistance from some residents.
17:46
17:46

Security Deploys at Napak- Katakwi Border teso sub region 2 1

Tony Odonga, the Katakwi District Police Commander, says the deployment is normal and part of their security operations to avert any eventualities. He notes that deployment will continue until the tension at the border comes down.
19:04
19:04

Karamoja Leaders to Petition Parliament Over Boundary ministry of land 2 1

In an emergency meeting held at Napak district headquarters on Tuesday afternoon, the legislators together with the Napak district leaders agreed to deliver their petition to the speaker on Thursday. The Karamoja leaders dispute the recently opened boundary between the two districts.
15:24
15:24

Napak Residents Protest Boundary Opening Report iriiri sub county 3 1

On Tuesday, the Minister for Local Government, Tom Butime declared that the contested villages of Alekilek and Kodike belonged to Katakwi district while Kaithelem Market belonged to Napak district.
10:07
10:07

Lt. Gen Elwelu Warns Army Against Greed karamoja sub region 2 1

Presiding over the 6th pass out of Local Defense Unit, LDU personnel who completed a four months training at Olilim Training School, Katakwi district, noted that nothing rewards in the military other than honesty.
09:19
09:19

Former Moroto High Students Want School Revamped moroto high school 1 1

John Nangiro, the LC5 Chairperson Nakapiripirit, also an old student of Moroto High School says more needs to be done to reclaim the lost glory of the school. Nangiro attributes poor academic performance to insecurity, which he notes forced many good teachers out of the school.
12:25
12:25

Museveni Gives UGX 1.3 Billion for ULGA House state house 2 1

This is the second time, Museveni has contributed money for the house project, whose construction started more than ten years ago. In 2009/2010 financial year, the President donated 700 million shillings, although the money was fully realized in the 2015/2016 financial year.
10:15
10:15

Napak LCV Chairperson Elected ULGA President ulga elections 3 1

Lomonyang, who has been the vice president ULGA for Karamoja region polled 140 votes against his only challenger, Joseph Luzige, who got 123 votes. He was declared amid protests from delegates, some of whom stormed out of the meeting before voting.
18:37
18:37

Delegates Storm Out of ULGA Elections karamoja sub region 3 1

The walkout followed the withdrawal of Walter Elakas Okiring who stepped down from the ULGA presidential race. Elakas with four others had initially expressed interest in the ULGA presidency.
12:28
12:28

Construction of Moroto Bus Terminal Complete moroto municipality 1 1

Moroto Bus Terminal Project was commenced in 2014 under the Uganda Support for Municipal Infrastructure Development-- USMID project. The project worth 3.8 billion shillings was expected to be complete by June last year.
07:42
07:42

Five District Leaders Faceoff in ULGA Presidency Battle 1

The contenders include incumbent George Mutabaazi, the chairperson of Lwengo district, Mityana district chairperson Joseph Luzige, Kabarole District chairperson Richard Rwabuhinga, Katakwis Walter Elakas Okiring and Joseph Lomonyang, the chairperson of Napak district.
13:28
13:28

Moroto District to Restrict Tests in Candidates Classes 1 2

Under the initial approach, teachers concentrated on furnishing candidates with tests throughout the year, with candidates sitting up to four sets of examinations every week. However, this implied that they were not able to complete the syllabus as required.
18:46
18:46

Measles Outbreak Confirmed in Nabilatuk, Moroto 1

The tests were carried out after several children developed illnesses related to measles in the two districts recently.
15:32
15:32

Moroto High School Students Boycott Lessons moroto municipality 1

The students are contesting the absence of teachers, dilapidated school structures and food that they describe as bitter stuff. They are now demanding that the current headteacher of the school, Fr John Bosco Kutegena be transferred for running down the school.
14:06
14:06

Allied Health Professionals Council Halts Salary Payment of Health Workers over Licenses

In a letter signed by Patrick Mpiima Kibirango, the registrar AHP, three other health workers Mike Suckson Amuri, laboratory assistant, Eric Oloo, health assistant and Walter Owing, clinical officer have no registration certificates or practising licenses.
10:14
10:14

Moroto Beef- Up Security After Office Break-In police dogs 1 1

Moroto Municipality offices are situated within Moroto District Local Government offices where access is through one main gate manned by an old armless guard. Except for the CAOs office, RDC and sometimes the district chairperson; the rest of the offices dont have any security detail both day and night.
07:04
07:04

Parliament Tree Project Dries in Moroto chris obore 1 1

In June last, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga launched the Mt. Moroto Tree Planting Project in Katikekile Sub County with the aim of protecting the environment and address climate change in the region.
12:39
12:39

NWSC Criticized for Failing to Deliver Key Karamoja Project napak district 3 1

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.
19:36
19:36

Minister Tasks Amudat to Explain Poor PLE Performance 3 1

The district obtained one candidate in Division One, eighty-one in second grade, 86 in third grade and 38 failed the examination.
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