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18:26
18:26

Seven Arrested Over PDM Cash in Kapelebyong Extortion in PDM 1 1

The group includes Silver Ogwang, the Board Chairperson, Margret Akulo, the Board Secretary, Sarah Acham, the treasurer and Moses Opiding, the chairperson loans committee.
08:57
08:57

Kapelebyong to Prioritize Roads, Water in Budget budget conference 1 3

Akorikin said that the district plans to enable access to all sub-counties and villages by at least 75 percent by the end of the next financial year.
09:03
09:03

Kapelebyong Orders Investigations into PDM Irregularities 1 2 Top story

During the Barraza, Vincent Opio, the PDM SACCO Chairperson of Oderai Ward in Acowa Town Council accused the Parish Chief and the Community Development Officer (CDO) of including ghost beneficiaries on the list of beneficiaries.
10:19
10:19

Kapelebyong CAO, District Service Commission Chairperson Disagree on Staff Recruitment 1

The CAO has distanced himself from the advert that was published in the media. In a press statement issued on Friday, Lubuuka notes that his office didn’t approve the advertisement.
10:46
10:46

Kapelebyong LCV, Commercial Officer Clash Over Recruitment 1 3

Ekunyu, who is due for retirement on July 15, 2022, sought a promotion to enable him to access a better retirement package. However, the District Service Commission failed to conduct interviews for unknown reasons. Ekunyu opted to seek assistance from Akorikin but his pleas were not considered.
19:17
19:17

Amuria, Kapelebyong Councilors Refuse to Approve Budget Budget approval 4 2

Amuria and Kapelebyong District Councils have failed to pass their budget for the next financial year after councilors protested the non-payment of allowances and the absence of copies of the budget.
18:51
18:51

Kapelebyong District Gets Service Commission After Losing Recruitment Funds 1 2

Those approved are Herbert Otim, as the Chairperson of the Commission and two other members; Harriet Anyango and John Michael Ejagu. The nomination of Philomena Akello and John Francis Obokor was rejected, according to Richard Ssebandeke, the Kapelebyong Chief Administrative Officer- CAO.
19:53
19:53

Kapelebyong District Stuck with a Billion Shillings Parish Model Cash 1 2

According to Angella Akurut, the Kapelebyong Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, the district has a gap of 22 parish chiefs and Town Agents out of the 55 parishes in the district.
19:59
19:59

Over 1,000 People Homeless as Floods Devastate Kapelebyong 3 2

The worst-hit areas are the six villages of Kobatum, Oburiateng, Ajeesai, Acanga, Amero and Oitu- all in Acowa Sub County, which were submerged after a heavy downpour that hit the area last week.
18:12
18:12

Sleep Where You Work, MoLG Tells District Officials 4 1

Nasser Mukiibi, the Chief Administrative Officer of Kapelebyong says that whereas staff would love to stay within the district, the area lacks rentals to accommodate staff. He says that by the time they started Kapelebyong district in 2018, the trading centre which hosts the district had only 15 commercial buildings which he notes didn’t have sanitary facilities.
18:14
18:14

Kapelebyong to Spend UGX 1.2 Billion on District Headquarters 1 3

The structure, its foundation has already been laid in the first phase is expected to be complete in the next five years using funds from the Discretionary Development Equalization Grant- DDEG. The three storey building, if completed will host 67 offices including council hall.
12:25
12:25

Inadequate Health Services, Poor Roads Await Kapelebyong District Leaders poor health care 1 3

Margaret Welakira, the acting district health officer Kapelebyong says they lose up to 10 babies every quarter as mothers in labour delay access to the health facilities.
12:59
12:59

Kapelebyong Councilors Take Oath Using Phone Torches 1 1

Aanyu arrived in Kapelebyong at 6:48 pm after a heavy downpour and found the councillors stranded with no light.
20:53
20:53

Kapelebyong RDC Stops Supply of Citrus to Farmers 1 1 Top story

Kyeyune, who was in an emergency meeting with the production department, was shocked after hearing that there is no single success story of citrus farming in Kapelebyong.
09:52
09:52

Shea Nut Processing Plant, Huller Lie Idle in Kapelebyong rice huller 2 1

The equipment was donated to farm groups when Kapelebyong was still under Amuria district- under the commercialization of agriculture project managed by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries in 2016/2017 Financial Year.
09:33
09:33

Kapelebyong Loses 3,000 Trees to Animals During Lockdown Climate Change 1 Top story

“Some of the teachers who remained at school tried to control the community from grazing in the school compound but they were harassed. Some community members even threatened to beat up our teachers who attempted to stop them from grazing on the school compound”, Olaki said.
07:07
07:07

Kapelebyong Sidelines Citrus Farming, Promotes Livestock budget review 1 3 Top story

Richard Alioka, a farmer in Acowa Sub County says citrus farming has become very expensive to manage amidst challenges of low demand. Alioka says that he started orange farming in 2012 with five acres but notes that the management of orange trees is now costly than the output.
08:10
08:10

UNRA, Kapelebyong District Disown Acinga Bridge social services 2 2

Residents in the area told our reporter that many women have given birth at the bridge after failing to cross over Dopeth-Okok river to access Acowa HC III for delivery. Acinga Sub County doesn’t have a government health facility or school.
12:53
12:53

32 Schools Yet to Open in Kapelebyong District COVID 19 Pandemic 1 2

According to Samson Olaki Okare, the District Education Officer of Kapelebyong, the schools are still bushy, lack COVID-19 prevention messages, hand washing facilities among others.
11:42
11:42

Kapelebyong Police Turn Offices into Accommodation Space Acinga Bridge 2 Top story

“I survived death narrowly from my house when the walls fell during heavy rain on Uhuru day. Since then, I have been sleeping in the office. I only cook food in that hollow structure because there’s no space in the office area”, the officer who preferred anonymity said.
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