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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.
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.
12:05
12:05

Security Release Cows Confiscated from Turkana Warriors Moroto district 2 1

Colonel Richard Kidega, the 403rd Infantry Division commander, explained that the decision was made because it became difficult for the forces to care for the animals due to the lack of pasture and water.
17:21
17:21

Moroto Residents Abandon Homes over Hunger Moroto district 2 4

A significant number of people from villages like Naput in Rupa Sub-County, Kidepo, and Atedeoi in Lotisan Sub-County are migrating to urban areas and mining sites to work as casual laborers to make a living.
15:12
15:12

Moroto Leaders Welcome Cement Factory in Karamoja Moroto district 4 2

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.
07:31
07:31

Suspected Warriors Kill UPDF Soldier, Steal Guns Moroto district 2 1

The attack occurred around 1:00 pm on Saturday when one officer left his colleague with his gun and went to a nearby trading center.
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.
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.
17:07
17:07

Explosive Device Found at Save the Children Offices in Moroto Moroto district 1 1

According to an anonymous casual laborer, the workers stumbled upon a device resembling a bomb while repairing the office premises on Wednesday.
17:00
17:00

Suspected Karamojong Warriors Attack UBC Radio Station in Moroto Moroto district 2 2

The armed warriors attacked the kraal that is established inside the compound of the radio station.
09:55
09:55

Journalists Campaign for Mindset Change in Karamoja Moroto district 2 4

Cinderella Atenyo, a radio presenter at Ateker FM Moroto, observed that communities have a negative perception that journalists always use their information and photos to get money.
07:45
07:45

Man Arrested for Allegedly Killing Mother, Daughter Over Land Dispute over land disputes 1 1 Top story

According to Justin Tuko, the Moroto Deputy Resident District Commissioner, the suspect was arrested on Monday evening in Nabokat village, Nadunget Sub County. The authorities received reliable information that the suspect had been moving around different villages within the area to avoid arrest.
09:59
09:59

Moroto Men Venture into Agriculture to Fight Hunger Moroto district 2 5 Top story

Initially, it was a role of women and children to carry out farm activities while the men were either in the kraals looking after livestock or resting under the trees as they waited for meals. But with the current insecurity that resulted in the loss of animals, the men have resolved to join their women in the gardens to produce food for sustaining the family.
08:48
08:48

Mother, Daughter Killed over Land Dispute in Moroto Moroto district 2 4

Losike, who is currently on the run, attacked the two with a spear, killing them instantly after piercing them several times in the chest.
09:22
09:22

Moroto Residents Accuse UPDF of Land Grabbing community protest 4 1

The angry protesters accused UPDF of extending its boundaries into the community land and forcefully surveying it without their knowledge. According to the local communities, the UPDF wants to seize over 600 acres of land belonging to the communitie
15:07
15:07

Police Hunt Suspected Warriors For Shooting Two People Moroto district 1 1

Michael Longole, the Mt. Moroto Regional Police Spokesperson, says that the incident happened Wednesday at around 1: 30 pm in Kaurio village in Tapac sub-county in Moroto district.
11:02
11:02

Tribal Conflicts Worsen Security Situation in Moroto Moroto district 3 1

Brig Gen Joseph Balikudembe, the UPDF 3rd division commander said the internal conflicts between the Tepeth and Matheniko communities may turn into another serious wave of insecurity if not handled properly.
10:52
10:52

Proposed Opening of Two Moroto Seed Secondary Schools Hangs in Balance lack of teachers 2 3

Paul Oputa, the Moroto District Education Officer told URN that the Ministry is yet to approve the Board of Governor(BoG) for the two schools. Oputa says that the fate of both schools is not clear because they have severally written to the ministry without any response.
06:52
06:52

Moroto School Stuck with Survivors of Forced Marriage Moroto district 5 1 Top story

Patricia Lokeris, not her real name, 13, one of the victims, says that she was studying at Musupo primary school in P4 at the time her aunty attempted to marry her off to a UPDF soldier.
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