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17:07
17:07

Head Teachers in Kitgum Fail to Account for UGX 21M COVID-19 Funds 1 2

Each school received 1.5 Million Shillings for the procurement of hand sanitizers, hand washing equipment, thermometers, soap and detergents amidst other basic requirements.
12:00
12:00

Music Moved Visually Impaired Okot from The Streets to Church 2 5

Okot’s musical journey started when he was aged 12, inspired by the experience of a street kid who had been abandoned by his family. He was born blind in a family of seven children in Pangira Parish, Lokung Sub-county then Kitgum and present-day Lamwo District.
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.
12:22
12:22

I Haven’t Retired from The Struggle- Dr Kizza Besigye 3 1

Dr Besigye was the chief guest during thanksgiving prayers organised by Denis Onekalit Amere, the Kitgum Municipality Member of Parliament-elect over the weekend. Amere defeated State Minister for Environment Beatrice Atim Anywar in the January 14, parliamentary polls.
13:48
13:48

Religious Leaders to Unite Acholi Sub Region Leaders 2

According to Ocan, the just concluded campaigns were marred by gross bribery, the unprecedented spread of false propaganda, vulgarity, hate speech, betrayal against their opponents that requires peaceful dialogue.
13:15
13:15

Amuriat, Besigye Celebrate Anywar’s Defeat 5 1

Speaking at a thanksgiving prayer for the victory of Amere in Kitgum Municipality on Saturday, Amuriat says Anywar’s loss was predictable since she had turned against the party that nurtured her political career.
15:05
15:05

Police Fire Teargas at FDC Supporters in Kitgum 9

This was after less than a hundred locals joined a procession to welcome FDC party president Patrick Amuriat Oboi and four time FDC party presidential candidate Rtd Col Dr Kizza Besigye in Pandwong Division.
17:12
17:12

Man Jailed Four Years over Theft Days after Leaving Prison 1

State Prosecutor Gertrude Nyipir told the court that on 6 February 2021, Ouma and others still at large broke into a house in Apollo grounds in Kitgum Municipality belonging to Stephen Patrick Lokoya at about 8 pm.
11:24
11:24

Kitgum Leaders Concerned About Reduction of PHC Funding for Namukora Health Center IV 3

Records at the district health department indicate the facility has been receiving 17 Million Shillings every financial year, however, funding has now dropped to a meagre 7 million shillings in the last quarter.
20:41
20:41

I Wasn’t Comfortable With Commemoration of Luwum's Anniversary at State House-Bishop Ogwal 3 6 Top story

Delivering his sermon to Christians at St. Paul Church of Uganda in Wii-gweng village, Bishop Ogwal said he felt hesitant to accept the change of plan. He disclosed to Christians that he felt that the prayers should have taken place at Namirembe Cathedral, the provincial cathedral of the Church of Uganda after being moved from the martyrs’ home village in Wii-gweng.
14:01
14:01

Pictorial: Prayers to Mark 44th Anniversary of St. Janani Luwum Martyrdom in Kitgum 24

The memorial prayer was organized by the local organizing committee in Kitgum District and was presided over by the former Northern Uganda Diocese Bishops, Rt. Rev Nelson Onono-onweng and Benoni Ogwal Abwang. It attracted young and old Christians from within and outside Kitgum district.
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.
19:20
19:20

Contractor Cautioned on Delays in Classroom Construction Project in Kitgum 1 3

The project works worth 83.1 million Shillings that was allotted in the 2020/2021 financial year under the School Facility Grant funding was expected to be completed by March 5, 2021. But the contractor, Paimol Amalgamated Construction Company who was handed the contract in November last year abandoned the site after undertaking only about five per cent of the work.
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.
14:17
14:17

Wowed into Salvation by Luwum; 113-Year-Old Recounts Journey St Janani Luwum 1 3

Langa, a resident of Lamit Kapim Cell in Pager Division, Kitgum District and believed to be the oldest person alive in Acholi sub-region was born into a Pagan family around 1907. She turned to Christianity in 1948 and now recounts how hesitant she was to follow Christianity until a young Janan Luwum wowed her with the Gospel.
07:39
07:39

Kitgum Civil Servants Cautioned Against Absenteeism 2

The Kitgum district Chief Administrative Officer Martin Jacan Gwoktoo issued the caution following concerns by a section of councillors who allege that the persistent absence of technocrats at the respective Sub County headquarters was paralyzing service delivery.
17:46
17:46

200 People Invited for St Janani Luwum Commemoration 1

The Committee’s Secretary, Virginia Lugai Aciro says that the prayers have been restricted to only 200 Christians in conformity with the Health Ministry guidelines on curbing the spread of covid-19.
19:02
19:02

Acholi Cultural Institution Criticizes Dominic Ongwen Conviction by ICC 1 3

Ongwen who commanded the LRA’s Sinia Brigade was found guilty of 61 out of the 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity for which he faced a trial before the International Criminal Court.
16:09
16:09

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

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.
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