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10:22
10:22

Moroto Rolls Out Public Campaign Messages On COVID -19 corona virus 1

Edward Eko, the Senior Principal Chief Administrative Officer Moroto noted that the open air messages was the best was the best way to reach illiterate members of the community who do not have access to the mainstream media like radio, television.
17:16
17:16

Two Pupils Disappear After Being Chased from School school fees 2 1 Top story

Sources at school indicate that the pupils left school for their villages in Katakwi district on foot. Nickson Igulot, the deputy head teacher Moroto Army Primary School, says he is surprised that the pupils disappeared from school.
19:24
19:24

Hima Cement Consulting for Surface Rights in Moroto mining in karamoja 3

Hima Cement is in the process of acquiring a Mining Lease for extraction limestone and marble in Rupa Sub County. Hima is earmarking 14.26 square kilometres in the area.
13:08
13:08

Mining: Moroto District Battling Environmental Degradation mining in karamoja 1

Moroto District Natural Resource Officer, John Lotyang, says the damage caused on environment through mining is alarming and threatens livelihoods in the district. He notes that many empty holes are being dug daily as people comb the land for minerals yet nothing is done to restore the areas.
15:30
15:30

8 Moroto District Officials Released on Bond State House 1

Charles Denaya, the officer in- charge Moroto Central Police Station, says that the officials were released on Wednesday. He, however, says that Dr Phillip Akunguru, the staff at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital who is accused of stealing drugs and conducting illegal procedures including removal of uteruses is still in custody.
19:58
19:58

State House Anti-Corruption Unit Cracks Whip in Moroto 1 1

Nakalema noted that her visit was informed by several complaints especially regarding issues at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital and boreholes that were allegedly not drilled. Other concerns were illegal recruitment of staff, misplaced priorities affecting smooth operations in the hospital and procurement-related issues.
13:47
13:47

Business on Standstill as State House Anti- Corruption Unit Heads to Moroto 1 Top story

Tension was already high by Monday evening when official communication came in indicating that the team would be meeting Moroto District Officials today. By 12:30pm, Moroto Chamber Hall, the venue for the meeting was almost empty as officers scattered to make consultations in small groups of three to five people.
20:22
20:22

Key Road Linking Uganda to Kenya Graded Ahead of Kenyatta Visit Riamriam 2 1

Kenyatta and his host Yoweri Museveni will be in Moroto to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on cross border integrated programs for sustainable and socio-economic transformation of Karamoja, Turkana and Pokot communities.
11:31
11:31

Deployment in Mines Worries Karimojong mining in karamoja 4 1

In Moroto, the district Chairperson, Andrew Napaja Keem was denied access to the DAO Marble Mining Site last year. Other leaders in Nabilatuk, including the district youth chairperson reported denial to the mining site in his district.
20:54
20:54

Livestock Quarantine Lifted in Moroto 1 1

The quarantine was imposed on January 15th, 2019 by the Commissioner of Animal Health in Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, MAAIF.
07:43
07:43

Moroto Authorities Feud Over Cattle Market resident 2 1 Top story

The market was under Nadunget Sub County until April, this year, when the Local Government Ministry merged 20 new villages from the neighbouring sub-counties with the municipality. However, the two sub-counties had earlier agreed to allow the operations of the market to continue in the same location pending council resolutions.
17:29
17:29

Police Disperses Livestock Traders, Impounds Cattle Trucks in Moroto 2 1

Moroto has been under livestock quarantine since January this year, following an outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease. But this week, a number of herdsmen brought cattle to the market, claiming that they had secured permission from area leaders to sell off the livestock despite the quarantine.
06:54
06:54

Moroto Orphanage Turned into Child Labour Center 3 2

By the time of the URN visit the Orphanage on Monday, just few minutes to 02:00pm, the cook was preparing porridge for the children. Children, teachers and some support staff found at the school, said the porridge had delayed due to absence of firewood.
19:16
19:16

Lands Ministry Halts Boundary Opening in Moroto 1 1

The two communities have been fighting over the administrative boundary since 2002 when mining activities commenced in Moroto. The contested areas include Rata village which is a base for DAO Marble Limited and Musupo and Nakiloro parishes which have vast mineral deposits especially marble, limestone and gold.
15:11
15:11

Two More Villages Declared Open Defecation Free in Moroto 1 Top story

Open defecation is still a challenge in Moroto district with only 15.6% pit latrine coverage, according to the district health report, 2017. This has left cases of diarrhea, dysentery, typhoid, cholera and other sanitation related diseases high in the district.
07:12
07:12

Over 2,700 Children Still Home in Moroto 1 1 Top story

Daniel Engwau, the head teacher Moroto Municipal Primary School observes that it is a habit for most learners to stay home especially during planting and harvest season.
21:48
21:48

Ministry Delays Boundary Opening in Moroto 1 1

On Friday, John Vianney Lutaaya, the Principal Staff Surveyor in the Lands Ministry who accompanied the minister to the dialogue, said they were planning to travel to Moroto. Without divulging more, the officer said he would explain all the delays on arrival to Moroto.
07:36
07:36

Lands Minister Camps in Moroto over Boundary Dispute 3 1

Rupa and Katikekile sub-counties have been fighting over administrative boundary since 2002 when mining activities commenced in Moroto.
15:21
15:21

Moroto Traders Defy Livestock Quarantine 1 1

In January 2019, livestock quarantine was imposed following an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease, FMD. Consequently, sale and purchase of cattle, goats, sheep and pigs and their products were prohibited and all markets closed. The movement of cattle, goats, sheep and pigs and their products was restricted.
10:53
10:53

Underfunding Hindering Basic Education Program in Karamoja 2 1

ABEK program was integrated in the daily routines of the Karimojong children who were allowed to learn within their home settings under tree shades or simple mud and wattle huts put up by communities.
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