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11:00
11:00

Suspected African Swine Fever Outbreak Triggers Decline in Pork Sales 3 1

More than 600 pigs have reportedly died from the strange disease in the villages of Bajere, Bajere East, Oget, and Okwici in Labongo Akwang Sub-county since November last year.
16:06
16:06

Bus and Taxi Operators in Kitgum On the Spot for Cheating Commuters 3

In Kitgum, some taxis and buses were seen filled. Each passenger was required to pay the doubled fares that introduced to cover the vacant seats.
16:53
16:53

Kitgum Vaccinates 1,000 Cattle After Outbreak of Black Quarter Disease 1

Dr Alfred Kinyera, the Kitgum District Veterinary Officer said that the disease was first reported on January 13th after death of four cattle on separate days.
10:21
10:21

Water Scarcity Hits Kitgum Municipality 1 1

Doreen Acan, the Head Teacher of Kitgum Public Primary School, one of the schools hit hard by the water shortage says that the irregular water supply has greatly affected the learning of Primary Seven pupils. The school currently has a total of 167 candidates waiting to sit for Primary Leaving Examination-PLE.
17:56
17:56

Pig Movement Banned in Kitgum over Swine Fever 2

The District Secretary for Production and Marketing Emmanuel Langabi Oryema says the ban was imposed to avoid further spread of the African Swine Fever disease.
16:09
16:09

Cotton Production Declines in East Acholi over Heavy Rains cotton farming 3 1

East Acholi is considered one of the cotton basket in Acholi sub-region. In 2020, cotton farmers in the districts of Lamwo, Kitgum, Pader and Agago, collectively produced 30,000 bales of lint according to statistics from the Uganda ginners and Cotton exporters association.
14:33
14:33

Human Resource Shortage Hurts Kitgum Market Construction Progress kitgum main market 1 2 Top story

Abonga notes that whereas the contractor has registered 50 percent progress in constructing block A and 30 percent progress at Block B, the human resource shortage is likely to affect work.
11:38
11:38

Kitgum Municipal Authorities Commence Bus Park Relocation Process 3

The Municipal Acting Town clerk Bosco Kidega-Calo says the bus park reconstruction project with funding from Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development - Additional Funding (USMID-AF) will see modern infrastructures erected and all roads surrounding the main bus park upgraded.
11:09
11:09

Kitgum Starts Assessment Of SACCOs to Benefit From Emyooga Emyooga programme 4 1

Alex Opira, Kitgum District Principal Commercial Officer says that the assessment exercise commenced on Monday with Sacco leaders from Chua west and Kitgum Municipality.
11:20
11:20

Kitgum Receives Sh1.6Bn Under Emyooga Wealth Creation Initiative 2

Kitgum Resident Commissioner William Komakech who is also the district Emyoga program coordinator says the funds have been disbursed to the three constituencies of Chua East, Chua West and Kitgum Municipality with each receiving 560 million shillings.
11:57
11:57

Farmers Resort to Snares to Catch Produce Thieves 2 1 Top story

Rose Anena, a farmer in Lokung Sub County in Lamwo district is one of the farmers who fell victim to the theft of approximately 1,800 kilograms of simsim. According to Anena, thieves raid their gardens mainly in the night or when it is raining.
08:54
08:54

Vendors in Kitgum Raise Concern over Plans to Allocate Market Space to Councillors 3

The complaints follow the endorsement by the general-purpose committee that is proposing to allocate over 30 lockups in the market undergoing construction to councillors and division technocrats.
17:00
17:00

Kitgum Boda Boda Riders Fed up With Exploitative Politicians 2 1

The Kitgum District Active Boda Boda Association’s Chairperson, Simon Pido condemned the continued neglect by political leaders who seems to want them during campaign periods, only to abandon them after assuming political office or when they get problems.
15:23
15:23

Kitgum District Leaders Table Bill to Regulate Charcoal Production 5 1

Kitgum LCV Chairperson, Jackson Omona says the bill is unique since it seeks to address forest degradation in the eight districts of Acholi by offering more sustainable charcoal production methods.
12:08
12:08

Confusion Mars Emyooga Program in Kitgum 1

Scovia Atim, the treasurer of Latuturu Saloon Operators comprising of 15 members in Omiya Anyima subcounty says they rejected the proposals of jointly owning account with group members from three other sub counties in Chua East over concerns of mistrust.
15:05
15:05

COVID-19 Shakes Recovery Of LRA War Victims In Acholi COVID-19 Pandemic 5 1 Top story

According to Acayo, all the gains she made during the 13 years out of captivity have vanished due to the effects of COVID-19. Acayo says she currently has no money to feed her children, adding that she hasn’t been able to pay rent for the past five months.
16:42
16:42

Kidepo Sees Growth of Domestic Tourism after COVID-19 Lockdown 3 1

Reports obtained by Uganda Radio Network-URN obtained indicates that between July and August, a total of 301 tourists visited Kidepo National Park shortly after lockdown measures were lifted by government. In July in particular, there were 88 visitors while 213 tourists visited the National Park in August according to the reports.
14:56
14:56

Kitgum Municipality to Receive UGX 1 Billion Bonus USMID Fund World Bank 2 1

Kitgum was ranked the best among the 21 other municipalities on performance measures under phase two of the project. The ranking followed an annual assessment conducted by KPMG consultancy firm contracted by the world Bank.
10:58
10:58

Vendors in Kitgum Evicted from Market for Not Voting Chairperson's Preferred Candidate 2 1

Alice Lacwec and Kevin Alimocan all vendors at Tuma Atoo market in Central Division were reportedly evicted after results of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party primaries for division chairpersons were announced.
17:07
17:07

Kitgum Gets Back Its Sh 8.1 Billion From Treasury For Infrastructure 3 1

Emmanuel Banya, Kitgum Municipal Council Town Clerk told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the returned fund is expected to facilitate implementation of infrastructural works under USMID project this first quarter.
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