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18:13
18:13

Karamoja MPs Plead With Ecweru Over Security Roads 1 3

The MPs pleaded with their colleague, the Minister of State for Works, Musa Ecweru to consider the roads that were recommended and compiled by the security teams in Karamoja for opening and construction.
13:46
13:46

Gov’t Commissions Regional Materials Testing Laboratory In Moroto 1 2

The laboratory sitting on a 13- acre piece of land is expected to serve the construction industry in the Karamoja Sub-Region and other neighbouring districts since existing laboratories are located far away from this region.
11:48
11:48

Growing Insecurity Bothers Rupa Residents 1 1

The community has seen a spate of attacks by suspected Karamojong warriors believed to have come from areas surrounding Mt Moroto. The armed warriors have laid ambushes, abducted people, and stolen livestock in recent weeks, stirring panic among residents. The armed warriors have resorted to abducting people, laying road ambushes, and stealing livestock.
09:58
09:58

Five Arrested for Murder in Moroto 1

Philip Lokut, 38, a resident of Lochede village was killed on Monday night while returning home from the centre. It is alleged that an unknown group of people beat him up and later died of excessive breeding.
07:42
07:42

UPDF Deserter Gets 35-Year Sentence, Another One Dismissed from the Forces court 1

According to court proceedings, Private Engwedu, previously assigned to the 19th Infantry Battalion, absconded while armed from his unit in November 2006 at Matany detach, Napak district.
08:48
08:48

Uganda, Kenya Leaders Seek Peaceful Coexistence Among Ateker Cluster 3 1

In a meeting held on 4th January 2024, in Moroto district, the leaders from the Turkana side in Kenya appealed to the government of Uganda to consider allowing the two Communities of Turkana and Karamojong to peacefully coexist while sharing resources to promote social and economic transformation.
10:17
10:17

Corruption, Political Interference Frustrating District Service Commissions in Karamoja 4 1

The Ministry of Public Service established that many staff were in acting positions for over years due to a lack of qualifications or corruption. The commission noted that there has been a common practice for districts to return money to the treasury when there are staffing gaps but kept for relatives who are still in school.
07:35
07:35

Karimojong Elders Hand over Cultural Powers to Matheniko karimojong culture 5 3 Top story

The transfer, expected 19 years ago, faced delays due to regional instabilities. The ritualistic transfer of power occurred at Akiriket, one of the largest shrines in Lotisan Sub County. It involved the sacrificial offering of a black bull, symbolizing the transition from darkness to light within the community.
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.
12:29
12:29

Moroto Leaders Concerned About Delayed Road Works 4 1

The shs 7billion project under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure development (USMID) has a 0.8kilometer stretch of two streets of Jie and Lopeduru connecting to the Moroto central market. The contract to tarmac the two streets was handed over to Abubaker Technical Services in July 2021, and its completions were expected in October, 2022 all in vain. The contract was then extended to May 2023 but the works have not been completed.
08:51
08:51

Moroto Leaders Want Peace Dialogue with Turkana Entebbe State House 5 2

The aim is to find solutions to save the Turkana cows that are suffering from starvation. These leaders highlight the shared pastoral nature of their communities and stress the importance of preventing the Turkana cows from dying of hunger. They argue that this action is not only humane but also critical for maintaining peace and preventing potential conflicts in Karamoja.
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.
13:43
13:43

Moroto Vendors Decry Low Sales over Turkana Eviction 3 1

Mary Nachap, a produce dealer in Naput trading center, Rupa Sub County said that they have lost a number of customers due to the ongoing security operations against the Turkana pastoralists grazing around their areas.
07:11
07:11

Turkana Cows Confiscated in Moroto Fire Exchange 1 1

As of Wednesday, two guns were received from the Turkana Pastoralists in Naput army detachment pending one. In May 2023, President Yoweri Museveni ordered all the Turkana pastoralists grazing in Karamoja to return to Kenya as one of the measures to curb gun violence in the region.
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.
09:54
09:54

Environmental Defenders Petition Moroto District for Conservation climate change 1 2 Top story

Sarah Akello, an environmental defender from Tapac Sub County, noted that their advocacy against destructive mining activities, particularly by Tororo Cement Factory Limited, has exposed them to threats.
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