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08:58
08:58

Budget Cuts Affect Maintenance of 930 Kilometers of Roads in East Acholi 3

The UNRA Kitgum Substation Resident Engineer Felix Geria Osuwa says that all planned road works within their jurisdiction particularly those on gravel standard in the first quarter of this financial year lies in limbo due to the meagre funding that has been disbursed to the substation.
10:45
10:45

Kitgum Municipal Leaders Decry Inequitable Distribution of Road Works 4

The Kitgum Municipal Speaker Isaac Ocan, says that the matter came up during the review of a status implementation report for the last financial year that indicates that the department concentrated more on road rehabilitation works in Pandwong division leaving out Pager and Central divisions.
06:28
06:28

Acholi Province Beat Buganda in FUFA Drum Quarter Final

The Acholi Province team defeated Buganda Province 2-1 at the Bomah Grounds in Kitgum Municipality on Sunday.
09:04
09:04

Acholi Province to Pitch Camp in Kitgum Ahead of FUFA Drum Quarter Final Tie 1

Acholi Province will face Buganda Province in a quarter final tie on Sunday at the Kitgum Bomah grounds.
07:32
07:32

Orom Residents Protest Six Month Long Power Outage 2

According to the affected power consumers, the last time they had electricity in the area was in March this year.
12:42
12:42

Kitgum RDC Interdicted Over Alleged Misappropriation of PDM Funds

14 staff of Kitgum District Local Government were arrested last week by the PDM national secretariat over the alleged misuse of 523.6 million Shillings meant for the implementation of the PDM program.
14:41
14:41

Kitgum CAO Interdicted Over Misuse of PDM Funds 2

The Kitgum district vice Chairperson Kevin Joyce Atim Obote says Musisi was interdicted on the directive of the Permanent Secretary of the Local Government ministry to pave way for further investigations into the alleged misuse of 526.3 million Shillings.
07:22
07:22

Kitgum CAO, Technical Staff Arrested Over Alleged Misuse of PDF Funds

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech, says the arrest also follows prior investigations by the Inspectorate of Government that was in the district for a weeklong investigation and recommended that the finance department recovers the lost funds by making deductions on salaries, emoluments, and allowances or through voluntary remittances.
14:45
14:45

2,000 Litres of Illicit Gin Impounded in Kitgum 1

In 2018, the district council passed the Kitgum Alcohol Control Ordinance which seeks to regulate the production, distribution, sale, and consumption of crude alcohol in the district.
14:46
14:46

Kitgum District Popularizes Alcohol Control Ordinance as Hunger Looms 2

The Kitgum district LCV Chairperson Christopher Obol Arwai says promoting the ordinance follows concerns over the looming hunger, compounded by the excessive abuse of crude waragi which could be disastrous to the population.
14:59
14:59

Hunger Pushes Learners With Nodding Syndrome in Kitgum Out of School 2 1

A report from Alune Primary School in Kitgum district indicates that the thirty learners with nodding syndrome who had enrolled in the school have all abandoned studies in the past months.
12:26
12:26

Vehicle Rams into Roadside Vendors in Kitgum 2

The Sunday evening accident involved a Toyota Premio vehicle registration number UAM 825S that reportedly lost control, swerved off the road and rammed into a group of roadside vendors who were selling cassava along the pedestrian lane pavements linking Pager Bridge to Ayul in Pager Division.
09:17
09:17

Kitgum Municipality Secures 30 Scholarship Slots for Skilling Youths 1

The Kitgum Municipal Mayor Richard Ojara Okwera says that the municipal council has agreed that the 30 slots be equally shared between the three divisions of Pandwong, Central and Pager with each administrative unit taking 10 slots.
15:44
15:44

Matidi Town LCI Chairpersons Storm RDC Office Over Unpaid Allowances 3

Alii Kiseka Ongwech the Pakumu Cell LCI Chairperson, says that they had not received their payments for the last financial year yet their colleagues in other lower local governments had received their pay.
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 7 1

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.
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