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08:20
08:20

Kitgum Leaders Blame High Poverty Level in Acholi On Laziness, Corruption 4

Speaking during a sensitization meeting of leaders of the Parish Development Model, PDM, in Kitgum Municipality on Wednesday, Anywar said the people in Acholi sub-region are not poor in terms of resources, but their poverty exists in their minds.
15:53
15:53

Kitgum Parish Development Model Beneficiaries Pin Parish Chiefs on Extortion 3

It is alleged that the grassroots officers manning the program are soliciting bribes from different groups in exchange for benefitting from the programme, a new initiative intended to drive households at the parish level into the money economy.
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.
11:39
11:39

Kitgum LCIII Chairpersons Protest Delayed Salaries 3

The chairpersons from the 17 sub-counties and two councils say that they have not received their salaries for the last two months without any clear explanation.
12:32
12:32

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

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.
12:54
12:54

Lightning Strike Kills Three Cows, Injures Several Others in Kitgum 2

Opiyo says that the thunderbolt also reportedly injured at least 10 cows leaving them fatigued with burns in the neighbouring Ocettoke and Lamugu villages in Ocettoke parish.
13:22
13:22

Angry Residents Lynch One, Burn Car As Accomplices Escape 1 1

The mob managed to recover the loot before torching the vehicle, a Toyota Ipsum registration number UBA 444U that the suspects were using.
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.
08:05
08:05

Two Teachers in Kitgum Arrested for Drinking 1

The Mucwini West Sub County LCIII Chairperson Richard Komakech Pa’Yilibo says the arrest follows complaints from the school headteacher over the grave misconduct by the teachers.
18:11
18:11

Waterborne Diseases Hit Kitgum District Namokora Sub County 1 3

Rose Lalam, the Secretary for Women`s Affairs in Nyapea ‘’B’’ village said that she and members of her household have for the past months’ battled diarrhea and dysentery.
18:09
18:09

Learners With Nodding Syndrome in Kitgum Fail to Return to School 4 1

John Okura, the Alune Primary School headteacher said on Friday that the number of learners with nodding syndrome had been varying between ten and six since the reopening prompting concerns from the school management.
17:24
17:24

Kitgum Pupils Abandon Classes to Hunt, Sell Edible Rats Bola Primary School 3

Bola Primary School has an enrolment of 600 pupils and five teachers but more than 100 pupils have not reported back since the school reopened on January 10.
12:05
12:05

Thousands in Kitgum Face Eviction As Cooperative Union Reclaims Ranch Land 3

The disputed land in question measures about 60 square miles which stretches and covers parts of Lagoro and Lalano Sub Counties in Kitgum district, Wol in Agago district, and Latanya in Pader district.
08:20
08:20

Students Abandon Kitgum Technical Institute Protesting Hiked Fees 2

Kitgum District LC V Chairperson, Christopher Obol Arwai says inquiries into the drastic drop in enrolment at the institution show that the majority of the learners moved to other technical institutes with relatively lower tuition fees.
13:53
13:53

Gov't Extends Contract for Kitgum Market Construction for the Fourth Time 1

Richard Okwera Ojara, the Kitgum Municipal Mayor says the persistent delays in completion of the market construction have worried vendors who have for the past years been operating in makeshift satellite markets and eager to occupy the new market.
12:50
12:50

Kitgum Municipal Council Adopts Digital Revenue Collection System 3

The system replaces the physical or manual revenue collection method, which has always been marred by numerous challenges leading to poor revenue collection.
11:40
11:40

Kitgum RDC Closes Petrol Station for Hiking Fuel Pump Price 2

The station was selling a litre of petrol at 12,000 Shillings by end of business on Monday, while the cost remained between 4,900 and 6,000 for all other stations in the district, and the region.
13:49
13:49

Kitgum Residents Struggle to Access Clean Water as Boreholes Run Dry 2 1

All the boreholes were drilled near seasonal swamps in order to draw water due to the rocky and arid nature of the area. However, most of the seasonal swamps have currently dried up.
11:49
11:49

Kitgum Targets 48,000 Children in Mass Polio Vaccination Campaign 1

According to Dr. Okello, the exercise will be carried out door-to-door and at all existing health facilities in the district.
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