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13:08
13:08

COVID-19 Suspects Flee Quarantine Centre After Gunshot Sound 2

It’s reported that a police officer who was guarding the facility fired multiple shots in the air in an attempt to scare off a motorist after an altercation for allegedly riding past 6 pm. The sound of gunshots evoked fear and panic among the suspects at the centre, forcing them to flee for dear lives.
12:33
12:33

Security Recovers Stolen School Water Pump in Kitgum Shop electric water pump

The water pump worth 9.5 million shillings was recovered from Montana Electrical Center, a popular electrical appliance shop in Kitgum Municipality during a raid by the police on Monday.
18:07
18:07

Kitgum Registers Surge in Domestic Violence Cases During Lockdown 2

Kitgum District Senior Probation and Welfare Officer Michael Ogweng says that a total of 415 cases related to domestic violence were reported to probation and police officers between April and May 2020, as the government maintained a lockdown, to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
16:35
16:35

Eight Primary Contacts of Kitgum COVID-19 Patient Test Negative 1 1

The contacts are direct family members and close relatives of a 34-year-old resident of Pandwong Cell who tested positive for COVID-19 on June 5.
12:00
12:00

Security Personnel in Kitgum Accused Of Aiding Illegal Timber Trade charcoal business 2 1

Martin Anywar, Kitgum District Forestry Officer says involvement of highly placed individuals in the country’s security is greatly watering their fights in protecting the forest covers.
15:29
15:29

Kitgum Health Officer Under Fire for Poor Management Of Covid-19 Vehicles 3

Dr Olwedo took charge of coordinating about 11 vehicles belonging to the district local government as directives issued by the President in March.
16:54
16:54

LCI Chairperson in Kitgum Arrested For Aiding Entry of South Sudan National Orom Sub county 2

William Komakech, Kitgum Resident District Commissioner revealed during a weekly covid-19 taskforce meeting on Friday that the south Sudanese was intercepted by locals while crossing a porous border point into the district.
12:14
12:14

Kitgum District Runs Out of Quarantine Space for Covid-19 Suspects 1 1

Dr Pamela Atim Okot, the Medical Director of Kitgum General Hospital also acknowledged that if more COVID-19 cases are registered in the district, they may not be able to accommodate more than 12 cases.
07:43
07:43

Kitgum Runs Out of COVID-19 Sample Collection Kits

William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner also the district covid-19 task-force chairperson says 21 sample collection kits that were delivered from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital over the weekend are now finished. The district had by last week run out of the collection kits but got emergency supplies from Gulu to extract swab samples from high risks contacts of the male positive patient.
17:02
17:02

Officials Trace 26 Contacts of COVID-19 Positive Patient in Kitgum 1

The man, whose results were released on Friday, had reportedly been in the community for the past two weeks after being discharged from quarantine at Pandwong Health Center III. He was allegedly released from quarantine before getting his test results.
12:45
12:45

Kitgum COVID-19 Task-force Receives PPE Worth UGX 87.5 Million UNFPA Uganda 2 1

The PPE comprises surgical masks, N95 respirators, examination and surgical gloves, heavy-duty aprons, bio-hazard bags, protective gaggles, hand sanitizers and liquid soap donated by UNFPA under the Women, Adolescents and Youth Rights and Empowerment-WAY program.
15:26
15:26

Kitgum Land Row: Over 40 Huts Set Ablaze In Revenge Attack Pajong Clan 1 Top story

A security officer, who spoke to Uganda Radio Network on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisal, said the Friday attack seemingly stems from Okwi’s killing.
20:35
20:35

Kitgum COVID-19 Task Force Sends Health Officials Under Self-Quarantine Ministry of Health

Sources told Uganda Radio Network that the Commissioner and his team arrived Kitgum on May 25. They allegedly met some members of the district task force and other health workers, toured Kitgum General Hospital Maternity Ward, and were hosted for a talk show on one of the radio stations.
14:21
14:21

Missing Kitgum Farmer Found Buried In Shallow Grave Pajong Clan 1

Julius Peter Otto, the Omiya Anyima Sub County LC III Chairperson, says the deceased’s body was recovered following two day’s search.
16:56
16:56

20 Suspects Arrested Over Kitgum Land Row 1 1

Kitgum Resident District Resident Commissioner, William Komakech says 16 of the suspects were arrested on Saturday in relation to an attack at Lyelukwa village in Pela parish last week.
15:03
15:03

Man Kills Father Over Sorghum Murder 2

James Okot, a resident of Apuruber A village in Paibony Parish, Kitgum Matidi Sub County allegedly used an arrow to kill his father Santo Okello 56.
10:40
10:40

Two Children, Mother Injured in Grenade Explosion

The injured have been identified as Reagan Omiya, 2, his brother Ivan Mwaka, 5, and their mother, Christine Akanyo, all residents of Bobi B village in Ibakara parish, Kitgum Matidi Sub County. They are now admitted at Kitgum General Hospital.
07:57
07:57

Hundreds Flee Homes in Kitgum For Fear of Reprisal Attacks 2 2

The locals along with their village chairperson abandoned their homes on Sunday following the disappearance of a man from pajong clan who is suspected to have been killed over a land dispute on Saturday night.
15:28
15:28

Kitgum Councilors Demand Increase in Sitting Allowances emoluments 6

They currently earn 230,000 Shillings, which however they say is inadequate and unsustainable compared to the high cost of living in the country and expectations of the electorate.
21:02
21:02

Kitgum District Approves UGX 32.9 Billion For 2020/2021 Financial Year 6 1

The draft budget was presented before the district council by Gaston Billy Graham, the District Vice Chairperson on Wednesday at the district Council Hall.
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