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09:19
09:19

Five Ugandans Released by South Sudan Captors in Kitgum 3

The ex-captives have been identified as, Charles Nyeko, Betty Achiro, Amos Odera, Omal Denis and one person only identified as Aketo. They are all residents of Orom East and Kiteny in the Kitgum district.
08:29
08:29

Suspected South Sudanese Gunmen Kill One, Abduct Eight in Kitgum 2

Grace Auma, the LC V female councilor of Orom East sub-county told Uganda Radio Network that the gunmen surrounded their victims in Kabongun where many farmers have their gardens. Auma said the gunmen killed Paska Atingo, who is believed to be between 45-50 years of age.
12:32
12:32

Farmers in Kitgum Abandon Farmlands Over Fear of Rustlers Namokora Sub County 7 1

Matthew Oloya Oryang, an elder in Lunganuya Parish in Orom Sub County says that the persistent rustling and insecurity have greatly disrupted social, economic and cultural lives in the affected areas.
15:36
15:36

Tension as Gun Wielding Gangs Attack Boda boda Riders in Kitgum 2

Simon Oyet, the Chairperson of Kitgum District Boda-Boda Association, says that Mambo is currently nursing bullet wounds at Kitgum General Hospital.
10:02
10:02

Residents Request For Firearms to Counter Armed Rustlers 5 3

According to Toodera, residents are concerned over the resurgence of the warriors who stage armed attacks to steal livestock, which often claims the lives of innocent civilians. The raiders also kidnap and rape women and girls.
08:02
08:02

Pastoralists Given Extra Time to Vacate Kitgum 1 2

William Komakech, the Resident District Commissioner says that during a meeting between the leaders and the pastoralists, it was agreed that the pastoralists be given some time as they make arrangements to peacefully vacate the area.
15:01
15:01

Kitgum Residents Evict Pastoralists as Presidential Ultimatum Expires 2

The herdsmen were evicted by a group of vigilante youths led by the Lolwa and Gule parish councillors. The group escorted the pastoralists alongside their animals estimated to be over 200 in number to the Sub County headquarters.
12:31
12:31

Namukora Residents Remain in Panic After Elephant Invasion 1 1

Nyero says residents spent the better part of Saturday trying to blow whistles and vuvuzelas as they banged tins, jerrycans and drums and set fires as a measure of repulsing the stray elephants away, without success.
14:22
14:22

Karimojong Warriors Injure Four, Loot Over 100 Goats in Kitgum 1

Two of the male victims reportedly sustained gunshot injuries to their chest and legs while two females were shot using bows and arrows on Saturday night, according to reports from security personnel.
20:49
20:49

Suspected Karimonjong Warriors Severely Injure Elderly Couple in Kitgum

The victims were reportedly attacked last night when the assailants armed with bows and arrows raided their home in Labongo Otal village, Gule Parish in Orom Sub-county. Security identified the victims as Faustino Oyoo, 73, and his wife Laura Apio, 65, who are currently undergoing medical treatment at Namokora Health Center IV.
15:19
15:19

Suspected Karimojong Rustler Gunned Down in Kitgum 3

The Orom East Sub-County LC III Chairperson, Bruno Nelson told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the deceased was gunned down between Akurumo and Pire junction while fleeing with a stolen cow together with two others.
11:31
11:31

Boda boda Leaders Net Members, Impound Motorcycles For Curfew Violations Boda Boda riders 1 4

Patrick Ociti Laboke, the Speaker Kitgum Active Boda Boda Association, says that the motorcycles were impounded from various locations in Pandwong, Pager and Central divisions.
21:27
21:27

UPDF Joins UWA Rangers to Repulse Stray Elephants 3 2

According to Maj. Terimulungi, the deployment is not only meant to repulse the stray elephants as a way of protecting the most vulnerable citizens from losing their crops, lives and property to wildlife but also to protect and conserve the endangered wildlife.
18:02
18:02

Pastoralists Forcefully Escorted On Foot Out of Kitgum Balalo herdsmen 2 1

The forceful eviction follows the expiry of an ultimatum issued by both the sub-county leaders and the district security to the pastoralists also known as balalo to vacate the sub-county by October 1st. The pastoralist had settled in Pinymunu village in Pajimo Parish after their arrival with 35 heads of cattle for fattening from Ngora District on September 12 this year.
16:14
16:14

Aggressive Boda-Bodas Target Security Officers to Injure them During Curfew Kitgum Municipality 2 1

At least three security officers enforcing Covid-19 guidelines have been attacked and injured within Pandwong and Central Divisions in the past one and half weeks by Boda Boda riders past curfew hours. Two of the injured are Uganda People’s Defence Force soldiers, one who sustained injuries on the legs and lost two teeth after being knocked with a motorcycle while another was assaulted on Pager River Bridge.
16:01
16:01

Fear as Suspected Lion Devours Livestock in Kitgum 2

The Kelpolo village LCI Chairperson Alex Apire says they received reports from locals about the wild animal after it killed and devoured one cow that it dragged for a distance from the kraal it leaped into on Wednesday night.
12:32
12:32

Lack of Patrol Vehicles Hindering Enforcement of Covid-19 Guidelines in Kitgum Kitgum Municipality 1 2

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech says two cars used by the police in the district for transporting security personnel and emergency responses have been grounded for nearly one month.
14:07
14:07

Security Warn Leaders, Locals in Kitgum Against Attacking Pastoralists Balalo pastoralists 4 1

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech says whereas the herdsmen illegally entered the area, it was wrong for leaders to incite the community members to attack their cattle.
15:54
15:54

Death of 22-year-old Man Sparks Revenge Attacks in Kitgum Orom East Subcounty 1

The deceased identified as John Ali a resident of Lucomo central village in Akurumo Parish was reportedly speared to death from his home at about 4 am on Wednesday by Simon Nagara. The suspect reportedly speared Ali on his left chest, killing him instantly.
11:22
11:22

183 Shortlisted For LDP in East Acholi 1

In Kitgum District, 55 applicants out of 639 who applied have been shortlisted while in the neighbouring Agago District, 80 out of 540 applicants have been shortlisted.
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