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13:42
13:42

Moroto District Seeks UGX 230m for Desert Locust Surveillence Desert locusts 2

The money, according to the Chief Administrative Officer Charles Komakech Olubo will be used for field visits, monitoring the movement of the desert locusts, community sensitization and enhancing reporting mechanisms.
16:36
16:36

2,000 LDUs Equipped to Spray Desert Locusts in Karamoja Moroto District 2 1

The locusts have been reported in Amudat at Kosike; Kakomongole sub-county in Nakapiripirit district; Lolachat and Lopeduru areas in Nabilatuk district; Tukum, Palam and Ngariam in Katakwi district; Magamaga, Alerek and Abim sub-counties in Abim district; Kobebe and Nakabaat in Moroto district and Adinga in Agago district.
00:26
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Desert Locusts Invade Abim, Katakwi Districts spraying of locusts 1 1 Top story

In Abim, the locusts landed on Alerek rock in Alerek Sub County but were seen flying through Abim Sub County to Magamaga Sub County around 5:00pm. In Katakwi district, our reporter saw a swarm of locusts crossing Soroti- Moroto Highway, about five kilometers from Katakwi town at 7:03pm.
15:34
15:34

Karamoja Mourns Emeritus Bishop Henry Ssentongo 1

Fr. Paul Ngole, the Vicar general of Moroto Catholic Diocese says the death of Emeritus Bishop Sentogo is a big loss to the diocese.
07:56
07:56

Karamoja Youths Reaping Big From Vocational Skills 5 1 Top story

According to Omoit, he earns between Shillings 3 million and 8 million each month from the workshops. Omoit said despite failing to achieve his dream of becoming an electrical engineer, the workshops have enabled him to work towards his dreams.
10:56
10:56

Nabilatuk District Appoints Committee to Fight Child Trafficking

The committee, led by the district vice chairperson, who is also the secretary children’s affairs will work in liaison with the police by reporting suspected cases of child trafficking to the police.
13:15
13:15

UPDF Soldier Hacks Wife in Moroto Police 1 2

Corporal Stanley Adrionzi, 42 hacked his wife on the head twice and collar bone and at around 2:00 am before handing himself to police.
15:00
15:00

Medical Records Professionals Threaten to Strike Over Salaries Ministry of Health 1

The records officers are bitter over what they describe as discrimination in the health sector. They complain that while their colleagues in hospitals have received salary enhancements, records officers have been left out. David Asimwe Sega, the President UMRHIPA, says that they have been left with no option other than resorting to the ‘obvious’ ways to demand for their rights.
12:25
12:25

Gov’t to Conduct Food Aid Audit in Karamoja Karamoja Sub Region 2 1

Karamoja Affairs Minister, Eng. John Byabagambi says he has been instructed by the government to conduct an audit to ascertain whether the food given by the World Food Programme-WFP and the Office of the Prime Minister reaches its intended beneficiaries.
19:04
19:04

Defilement Cases Tops Moroto Crimes The judiciary 2

Justice Musene will handle 53 cases including 35 of aggravated defilement, 17 of rape and one of murder, in the month-long session.
12:44
12:44

Karamoja Youths Want Provision of Transport to Electoral Colleges 6 1

Emily Moses Akol, the District Youth Chairman for Kaabong says participation in elections of youth leaders is always very low as delegates fear to meet transport costs. He says the issue has created vulnerability in the choices of youth leaders as the youth vote candidates with money.
11:16
11:16

Moroto Leaders Unhappy Over Slow Progress of Remand Home Construction juvenile offenders 2 2

In a meeting between Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema, the head of the State House Anti-Corruption Unit and district officials, Abdullah Maziwa, Secretary Works and Technical Services in Moroto District Council asked the unit to investigate both the contractor and Ministry of Gender.
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.
08:00
08:00

Karamoja Cultural Celebrations Underway in Amudat 2 1

Hannah Longole, the Executive Director of Ateker Cultural Centre says the cultural celebrations help revive and strengthen the positive cultural aspects for the development of the Karamoja Cluster communities.
07:25
07:25

Napak, Katakwi Leaders Search for Colonial Maps to Solve Border Conflict teso sub region 2

Napak and Katakwi districts have been embroiled in the conflict that has caused loss of lives and now instigating tribal differences between the Iteso and Karimojong.
06:50
06:50

Moroto Police Abandon New Offices 2 1 Top story

The offices were constructed with funding from the Shillings 7.7 billion provided by Netherlands for the construction of police headquarters in Moroto, Kotido, Abim and Kaabong. The construction of Moroto CPS dragged from 2011 to 2014 when it was finally completed and commissioned.
18:31
18:31

Museveni Triggers Massive Changes at UBC Radio in Moroto President Museveni 2 1 Top story

Last week, a delegation of 12 officials led by the UBC Board Chairperson, James Rwehabura, UBC Managing Director, Watson Agaba and Chief Engineer, Michael Agaba visited the facility on a fact finding mission.
06:50
06:50

Karamoja Residents Resort to Wildlife, Several Arrested tourism industry

According to Ediau, the activities of the poachers are threatening the tourism industry especially in Karamoja sub region, which is endowed with many rare animal species. He revealed that a number of suspects have been produced in court and remanded, awaiting trial.
11:53
11:53

Bus Operators Shun New Moroto Bus Terminal gateway bus company 2 1

But the bus operators and other businesspersons who initially expressed interest to conduct business in the bus terminal are yet to relocate. Gateway Bus Company and Teso Coach, that ply Moroto- Kampala route on a daily basis have expressed different demands to be able to relocate to the terminal.
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.
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