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15:03
15:03

Security Heightened at District Borders As Enforcement of Travel Ban Kicks off 3 4

Hours after the travel ban came to effect, there has been the heavy deployment of armed police officers and Uganda People’s Defence Forces soldiers (UPDF) and the erection of roadblocks at various district boundaries across the country.
17:19
17:19

Kitgum Parents Asked to Isolate Students 3 1

William Komakech, Kitgum District Resident District Commissioner told members of the district task force committee at a meeting on Thursday that students who returned home are now a high risk to the parents and community.
15:21
15:21

Dozens of COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Wasted In Kitgum Over Low Uptake-Report 3 1

According to health experts, the AstraZeneca vial can be re-refrigerated but after first opening, the cumulative storage time at room temperature must not exceed 6 hours and the total cumulative storage time must not exceed 48 hours.
15:11
15:11

War Debt Claimants in Kitgum Protest Reduction of Cattle For Compensation 4 1

A total of 1,463 war debt claimants in the district were verified in the exercise to ascertain details of claimants and properties lost as the government moves to start compensation.
15:45
15:45

Districts Run out of COVID-19 Vaccine Amidst Overwhelming Demand 6 1 Top story

Some of the districts that have since reported stock out of covid-19 vaccine include the Northern Ugandan districts of Kitgum and Lira, Tororo, Masaka, Hoima, and Mbale among others.
14:40
14:40

Motorcycle, Office Furniture Recovered from Former Kitgum Mayor 2 2

The assets comprising a table for the office of the Mayor, four executive chairs for the council, and a motorcycle registration UG 1096Y belonging to the youth council were recovered on Monday.
08:24
08:24

Demand for COVID-19 Jab Overwhelms Medics in Kitgum 2 1

Health officials in the district disclosed that more than 500 people were vaccinated on Monday, the highest number recorded in a single day since the vaccination exercise kicked off on May 17, this year. William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner told Uganda Radio Network-URN on Tuesday that the vaccine uptake has shot up rapidly since the end of last week.
12:53
12:53

Kitgum Gov’t Health Facilities Run Out of Gloves examination gloves 1 2 Top story

Gloria Lakisa, a senior three student of Kitgum Standard High School was among dozens of patients who couldn’t be examined because she couldn’t afford Shillings 1,000 to buy examination gloves.
11:26
11:26

Kitgum District Registers Low Turn Up for Second Covid-19 Vaccine Dose Health Ministry 1 4

At Kitgum General Hospital, for instance, health workers had by Thursday vaccinated only 26 people who returned for their second dose.
16:40
16:40

Two Arrested over Fuel Theft in Kitgum 2 2

David Aisu the Kitgum District Internal Security Officer identified the suspects as Ronald Zemuswa the operator of the wheel loader and Eddie Watmon a Boda Boda cyclist.
17:50
17:50

Kitgum Covid-19 Taskforce Seeks UGX 39.5M To Boost Vaccination COVID-19 Pandemic 1 3

Kitgum District health department received 3,120 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines from the Health Ministry in March this year. However available statistics show that only 1,066 doses of the vaccines have been used representing only 34.2 percent of the total vaccines released to five health facilities in the district.
10:36
10:36

Gov’t to Support Nodding Syndrome Victims NUSAF-III 1 2

Jenne Achola, a resident of Bongolaku village in Labongo Akwang Sub-county, Kitgum District is among parents in the region who aren’t happy with what they perceive as government reluctance to revitalize treatment of nodding syndrome patients.
10:04
10:04

Mangoes Rot Away in Acholi Over Limited Market mango farmers 6 2

Hellen Laryang, a mango farmer who owns more than 30 mango trees in Dure central village in Latanya Sub-county, in Pader District notes that several tons of mangoes are rotting away in her orchard because she doesn’t have markets.
17:04
17:04

Kitgum District Budget Up By One Percent 1 3

According to the draft budget, Education and sports took the lion share of shillings 13.2 billion followed by health and environment at shillings 7 billion, administration at 4.7 billion and production and marketing at shillings 4.5 billion.
16:49
16:49

Kitgum RDC Suspends Speech At Council Meeting in Anger 6 1

Komakech had just begun delivering his remarks on the state of security in the district when Charles Peko, the LCV Councilor Labongo Akwang rose up demanding him to halt his speech.
13:42
13:42

Creation of New Electoral Areas Crafts UGX190M Funding Gap for Kitgum 4

According to Lapyem, the district initially used to allocate a shillings 63,000,000 of their budget on wages and facilitation for district councilors in each financial year but with the number increasing from 23 to 42 leaders implies that their entitlement would require shillings 132,000,000 translating to a shillings 69,000,000 funding gap.
17:09
17:09

Vendors Task Contractor to Expedite Completion of Kitgum Central Market 1 3

The contract deadline for the market has now been extended by five more months by the Local Government Ministry till November 30.
15:28
15:28

Pager Division Councilors Refuse to Pass Budget over Allowances 4

Margaret Acayo, the division secretary for finance says they last received their honorarium in the 2019/2020 financial year and information indicates that their entitlement for this financial year was remitted to the municipality although it has never reached the intended beneficiaries.
07:33
07:33

Gov’t Extends Kitgum Central Market Construction by Five Months Kitgum Municipality 1 2 Top story

Alfred Alexis Abonga, Kitgum Municipal Council Engineer told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that the market construction is behind schedule by three months.
15:30
15:30

Chinese Contractor Loses UGX114M to Theft, Vandalism 1 2

The equipment worth over 32,000 US dollars that were stolen includes 23 gate valves, 18 adapters flanges, 6 T-flanges and 8 taper flanges while 9 manhole inspection covers have since been vandalized by yet unknown people.
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