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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.
13:20
13:20

Primary School Struggles to Manage Learners with Nodding Syndrome 2 1

The school, located in an area densely populated by children suffering from nodding syndrome, has an enrolment of 449 learners. Of these 30 are suffering from nodding syndrome and 10 of them reported back to school this morning as gates reopened after almost two years of inactivity.
08:18
08:18

Learners in Kiteny Sub County to Carry Water to School schools reopening 3 1

Alfred Okema, the Kiteny Sub County LC III Chairperson told URN on Saturday that only Lokoropwac primary school has a functional borehole. Okema explained that the other schools have neither boreholes nor piped water as they were using giant tanks to harvest rainwater.
08:02
08:02

Pastoralists Given Extra Time to Vacate Kitgum 1 2

William Komakech, the Resident District Commissioner says that during a meeting between the leaders and the pastoralists, it was agreed that the pastoralists be given some time as they make arrangements to peacefully vacate the area.
15:01
15:01

Kitgum Residents Evict Pastoralists as Presidential Ultimatum Expires 2

The herdsmen were evicted by a group of vigilante youths led by the Lolwa and Gule parish councillors. The group escorted the pastoralists alongside their animals estimated to be over 200 in number to the Sub County headquarters.
12:20
12:20

Kitgum Disco Death Sparks Retaliatory Attack 1

According to Nyero, upon receiving information that the suspects belong to Padwong clan in Punakuru Cell Central ward in Namukora Town Council, the deceased relatives from Pugoda Orim clan in Wigweng Cell decided to carry out a revenge attack in the wee hours of Thursday morning.
15:20
15:20

Bush Fires Causing 80 Percent Loss of Perennial Crops Under OWC in Kitgum 2

Through the initiative, farmers in Kitgum received at least 388,557 citrus trees and 179,938 mango seedlings between 2015 and 2020. However, Lt. Col. Charles Bokello Odur, the Coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation in the district told URN that the seedlings were burnt by bush fires, especially during the dry season.
12:31
12:31

Namukora Residents Remain in Panic After Elephant Invasion 1 1

Nyero says residents spent the better part of Saturday trying to blow whistles and vuvuzelas as they banged tins, jerrycans and drums and set fires as a measure of repulsing the stray elephants away, without success.
14:02
14:02

District Councilor Arrested After Murder of Shopkeeper Over Cigarettes

The LC V councilor representing Labongo Akwang Sub County Bosco Oketa Yot says on the fateful day the deceased identified as Mohammed Nyeko a resident of Awach Sub County in Gulu district was assaulted by the Denis Oroma hwen he told him he didn't sell cigarettes.
14:22
14:22

Karimojong Warriors Injure Four, Loot Over 100 Goats in Kitgum 1

Two of the male victims reportedly sustained gunshot injuries to their chest and legs while two females were shot using bows and arrows on Saturday night, according to reports from security personnel.
15:38
15:38

Kitgum Boda Boda Riders Hike Fares As Petrol Prices Soar 1 3

The pump price for a litre of petrol has risen sharply in the last one week at various fuel stations in Kitgum Municipality and across the country.
12:05
12:05

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

The contractor commenced works in June 2019 and was meant to deliver the project in July this year. However, in April this year, the government extended the contract by five more months until November 30 when the contractor cited inability to deliver the project due to the effects of the first wave of the coronavirus disease-Covid-19.
20:49
20:49

Suspected Karimonjong Warriors Severely Injure Elderly Couple in Kitgum

The victims were reportedly attacked last night when the assailants armed with bows and arrows raided their home in Labongo Otal village, Gule Parish in Orom Sub-county. Security identified the victims as Faustino Oyoo, 73, and his wife Laura Apio, 65, who are currently undergoing medical treatment at Namokora Health Center IV.
13:39
13:39

Fans Overwhelm Vaccination Centres Ahead of Uganda Cranes Match 3

The Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech says it’s a prerequisite for any football fan who would wish to watch the Thursday match to first present a valid COVID 19 vaccination card before accessing the Kitgum Bomah Playgrounds.
12:35
12:35

Only Vaccinated Fans to Watch Uganda Cranes, Northern Select Match 3 2

The two sides will play on Thursday at Boma Grounds in Kitgum Municipality. The match is part of Uganda Cranes preparation for the final two games ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
12:14
12:14

Pager, Akeca Rivers Polluted by Strange Whitish Chemical 3

The River flows from Ogago in Latanya Sub County in Pader district through Rogo in Wol Sub County, Agago district to Lagoro in Kitgum district before joining Pager River.
16:31
16:31

Kitgum RDC Suspends Renovation Works on Dilapidated Classrooms 5 2

The decision follows concerns raised by local leaders and technical officials both at the Municipal council and district who say that the building is in a dire state and further attempts to renovate it will put the lives of pupils at risk.
19:21
19:21

Judiciary to Promote Mediation to Reduce Case Backlog 1

The Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo reveals that mediation remains a crucial aspect for the judicial work and promoting it will help tackle the slow administration of justice in courts.
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