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19:38
19:38

Ongwen Asks ICC To Spare Him From 'Further' Imprisonment 1 5

Ongwen who made submissions at The Hague based court on Thursday during a mitigation session of his case noted that for 27 years since his abduction as a child by the LRA rebels, he lived in prison in captivity.
21:22
21:22

Seven Injured in Lamwo Land Row Madiopei sub-county 6 3

The victims currently receiving treatment at Madi-opei Health Center IV in Madi-opei Sub-county were attacked from their homes on Tuesday morning in Lobalokodi village in Pobura Parish.
19:30
19:30

Four Armed South Sudanese Arrested in Kitgum 2 1

Fifth Infantry Division Commander Brig William Bainomugisha says the frequent incursion of bandits from South Sudan into Uganda is a result of a large number of illegal guns in the hands of locals following the long civil unrest.
08:17
08:17

Five Suspected Karamojong Cattle Rustlers Arrested in Kitgum 1

Quirino Olum, the Orom Sub County Chairperson says that the rustlers were arrested from a market in Kotido district following a tip-off to security personnel composed of the army.
12:20
12:20

Kitgum, Lamwo Districts Stuck with UGX 1.8 Billion For Staff Recruitment wage bill 3

Kitgum District in particular received a wage bill of 1 Billion Shillings for the recruitment of staffs at both the District Local Government and the Municipal Council. Lamwo district was on the other hand allocated additional funding of about 800 million shillings for recruitment of staffs to fill in 52 positions.
14:55
14:55

New Administrative Units to Get Funding This Year-Magyezi 1 3 Top story

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network in an interview, Magyezi noted that the government is looking for money to fund the operations of the new administrative units with the approval of the budget this year.
15:10
15:10

Minister Magyezi Orders Probe into Road Construction Project in Northern Uganda Orom Subcounty 2 4

In Kitgum District, the committee on Wednesday discovered a section of 15.9 kilometres Akilok Central-Lakwanya road in Orom Sub-county constructed by Giant Plum Ent Ug Ltd that had several broken culverts.
12:48
12:48

Police Distances Gen Lokech from Odonga Otto’s Arrest 2 3

The Deputy Director of Criminal Investigations Directorate, Francis Olugu told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the claims that Gen Lokech was behind Otto’s arrest are false. Olugu notes that the cases against Otto occurred between 2018 and 2019 before Gen Lokech joined the Uganda Police Force.
08:36
08:36

Co-Teaching Model Helped Kitgum Schools to Complete P7 Syllabus 2

Patrick Odong, the headteacher at Gweng Pamon P7 School says that the model that involves two or more teachers conducting a lesson simultaneously helps teachers utilize the available time to embark on intense teaching to cover the syllabus.
17:41
17:41

Consultant Tasked to Readjust Kitgum Bus Terminal Architectural Designs 5 2

Although the Municipal Council officials, local leaders, and businessmen within the Municipality welcomed the architectural design presented by the consultant, they said it missed some key components.
16:35
16:35

Kitgum Municipal Council Approves Chinese Firm for USMID Road Works The World Bank 1 2

Alfred Alexis Abonga, Kitgum Municipal Council Engineer disclosed on Monday that the firm defeated three other contractors. They are Zhongmei Engineering Group Ltd and Chongquing International Construction Corporation-CICO that presented high quotations and Sea Tape For Trade & Investment Co Ltd that failed to meet the requirement for technical personnel.
10:30
10:30

Public Service Commission Halts Approval of Kitgum DSC Members 1

Last month, the Kitgum district council nominated Ventorino Otto and Arthur Oryem whose particulars were subsequently submitted to the Public Service Commission for approval as new members of the District Service Commission. Arwai, who is also the newly elected LCV Chairperson for Kitgum petitioned the Public Service Commission seeking the nullification of the nomination of two members citing gross irregularities.
08:23
08:23

Can Gen Lokech Win the War on Illegal Logging in Acholi? 5 1 Top story

Gen Lokech specifically pointed fingers at the Resident District Commissioners, District Police Commanders, and some political heads as some of the offices through which crime is abetted. Gen Lokech linked the current “abnormal” temperature experienced in the region to the plunder of forest resources and destruction of the forest cover.
18:00
18:00

Kitgum Pupils Stage Peaceful Protest Over Missing Past Examination Papers 2

The school headteacher, Quinto Oyera says it took the intervention of the school administration to plead with the candidates to calm down and restrain themselves from harming the teacher.
15:52
15:52

4,000 Residents in Matidi Sub County Hit By Water Crisis 3 4

The Aputubere A village LCI Chairperson Aldo, says they have struggled with water shortage for close to two years now after the only borehole had its pipes and rods worn out in around May 2019 and local residents have been unable to repair it.
07:48
07:48

UGX 64 Billion Project Boosts Water Access in Orom Sub County 1 2

Hellen Acen, another resident from Palubara Village says that she will be relieved of the burden of traveling over eight miles to the neighboring Namukora Sub County in search of clean drinking water.
11:58
11:58

Elephants Forcing Farmers to Abandon Gardens in Kitgum Orom Sub County 1 3

The onset of the March to May rainfall was expected to be a busy time for farmers, as they clear gardens and start planting. But farmers in Orom say that they have been frustrated by the failure of the wildlife authorities to control elephants that are marauding from Kidepo Valley National Game Park.
18:59
18:59

Suspect Lies In Court For Lenience, Instead Given Five-Years-Jail Sentence

Richard Rubankane, a resident of Obokolot West village in Palabek Gem Sub-county in Lamwo District had appeared before the Kitgum Chief Magistrate Elizabeth Akullo for sentencing hearing over arson.
16:58
16:58

Kitgum Police Officer Charged over Illegal Logging 1

Mpande and Mwanje were arrested on Thursday last week after they were found in possession of 226 pieces of timbers they allegedly harvested from indigenous trees in Paladiya community forest in Omuwa village in Lokung East Sub-county.
08:05
08:05

Kitgum General Hospital Halts PHC Activities over Budget Cuts 1

The Senior Hospital Administrator Bezzy Peter Omoya says that funds from the government for the Primary Health Care-PHC non-wage funding has been reduced from 98 Million Shillings to 76 million shillings in the last quarter.
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