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08:13
08:13

Reformed Warriors, Teenage Mothers Find Hope Through Education in Moroto Community schools 3

Sandra Apio, a teenage mother of twins studying at Musupo Primary School, shared her story. She conceived at 14, was abandoned by her boyfriend, and faced severe hardship with no support from her parents.
12:26
12:26

UPDF Takes Over Construction of Gulu University Constituent College in Moroto In Moroto District 1

The construction site was handed over to the UPDF trading arm, the National Enterprise Corporation Limited, and works are expected to commence soon.
09:48
09:48

Moroto District Officials Decry Limited Funding for Kobebe Dam kobebe dam dries 2 3

The dam located about 50km from Moroto was constructed by the Ministry of Water in 2010 at a cost of 6 billion shillings.
08:04
08:04

Efforts Underway to Revive Katikekile Seed School after Years of Desertion 1 1 Top story

During a recent visit to the school, our reporter observed Tororo Cement Factory erecting a perimeter wall around the premises. Additional improvements such as water facilities and classroom repairs were already completed.
13:30
13:30

Pastoralists Agency Teams With Journalists to End Illegal Donkey Trade in Karamoja 2 1

Although there is no scientific proof for the claims, ejiao manufacturers claim the substance has many health benefits, including reducing wrinkles, curing anaemia, boosting energy, enhancing libido, and shrinking tumours.
11:26
11:26

Moroto Records Highest Tobacco Usage among Teenagers Ministry Of Health 3 1

Deputy Dean Elizeus Rutebemberewa from Makerere University School of Public Health highlighted peer influence as a significant factor initiating tobacco use among youth both in and out of school.
07:18
07:18

Moroto Registers More than 100 Percent Increase in UACE Candidates Moroto district 3 1

Only Moroto High School out of the four secondary schools in the district has senior six candidates.
12:19
12:19

UNMA to Install Automatic Weather Station in Moroto Rupa Sub county 1 4

The station will capture records of wind movements, Rainfall, Pressure, air temperature, and radiation.
11:55
11:55

Moroto Leaders Wait for Installation of Weighbridges 1 3

In 2021, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development announced the procurement of two weighbridges to be installed in the region.
09:25
09:25

Moroto Residents Using PDM Funds to Purchase Food Moroto leaders 1 3

Several families in Moroto district are on the verge of starvation due crop failure that resulted from the prolonged drought which destroyed over 10000 acres of land.
13:21
13:21

Nadunget Seed School Hit by Water Crisis Moroto district 1 1

The school which has over 600 students has been facing a water crisis for over a month and the school is spending over 250,000 shillings to buy water per day.
15:12
15:12

Moroto Leaders Welcome Cement Factory in Karamoja Moroto district 2 4

The development is aimed at reducing the importation of raw materials used by cement factories from the region to other parts of the country. During the groundbreaking on Tuesday, the local leaders and elders welcomed the development saying that the move will save their minerals from exploitation and generate job opportunities.
11:45
11:45

Moroto Leaders Want UWA, NFA Land Degazetted Lotisan sub county 1 1

In 2014, the UWA gazetted 85 percent of the land under Matheniko –Bokora Game reserve in the Lotisan sub-county when people fled their homes due to insecurity.
10:19
10:19

Drought Scorches Over 10,000 Acres of Crops in Moroto 2 4

An estimated 10,000 acres of various crops such as maize, sorghum, bean, sunflower and groundnuts has been ruined by the drought that started in mid June and July. Sarah Akello, a farmer in Tapac Sub County told URN that they cultivated very many acres of maize with hopes to get much harvest, unfortunately their dreams have been shattered by the drought that has destroyed the crops.
15:04
15:04

Moroto District Struggles to End Child Labour in Mining Sites 1 5 Top story

Stone quarries and gold mining sites host the highest number of children while others are subjected to carrying bundles of firewood and bags of charcoal for sale to feed their families. Sometimes children walk for over 15 kilometres to Moroto town in search of markets.
11:30
11:30

Moroto Pastoralists Cry out As Kobebe Dam Dries UP Moroto district 2 1

Mariko Loduk, one of the pastoralists, told URN that they need the government to come to their rescue to repair the spoiled pipes so that their livestock can survive.
13:51
13:51

Unclaimed Bodies Draining Moroto Hospital unclaimed bodies 3 1

Dr. Stephen Pande, the hospital's director, explained that they have enlisted the services of a local provider to handle the disposal of the unclaimed bodies. Each burial costs approximately 450,000 Shillings, and between July 2022 and May 2023, the hospital has spent over 14.6 million Shillings.
08:43
08:43

NFA Auctions Over 125 Impounded Bags of Charcoal in Moroto district 2 3

Richard Jonas Ogen, the Sector Manager of the National Forestry Authority, explained that they auctioned the charcoal bags after obtaining a court order for their disposal.
07:52
07:52

Teachers, Learners Scared of Reporting Back to School in Lotisan 1 3 Top story

Lobong shared that the teachers have also requested the district authorities to replace the windows of the staff houses with metal ones to enhance their security.
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