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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.
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.
08:12
08:12

Kitgum Council Rejects Statutory Board Nominees over Sectarianism Claims 4

Kitgum District Chairperson Christopher Obol Arwai had presented the nomination of new members of the District Land Board, the District Service Commission, the Hospital Management Board and the Public Accounts Commitee for approval by the district council on Thursday.
19:35
19:35

Lack of Parish Chiefs Hinders Parish Development Model in Kitgum 5

During a council meeting held on Thursday, the councillors expressed concern about the delayed recruitment of parish chiefs, which could affect the program. They argued that the parish chiefs should have been recruited by October 30.
12:06
12:06

Contractor Seeks Additional Time to Complete Kitgum Market 1

China State Construction Engineering Corporation Ltd was contracted to construct the market in 2019.
14:20
14:20

COVID-19 Victim’s Body Left in Hospital Ward for 20 Hours

The deceased, an elderly man who was referred from a health facility in Pandwong Division reportedly succumbed to COVID-19 complications at about 5 pm on Wednesday. However, his body remained on his death bed for close to 20 hours, until it was handed over to the relatives on Thursday afternoon.
12:41
12:41

Kitgum Receives Over 2,000 Doses of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines Ministry of Health 6 1

The vaccine delivered by the National Medical Stores-NMS includes 2,324 doses of Moderna vaccines and 390 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines. The district health department ran out of COVID-19 vaccines a week ago following what health officials described as an “overwhelming” uptake of COVID-19 vaccine among the populace.
08:40
08:40

Kitgum Health Information Assistants Puzzled Over Unexpected Salary Cuts salary reductions 1 3 Top story

Patrick Odongtoo, a Health Information Assistant at Mucwini Health Center III and one of those affected by the pay cut, says that his salary has now drastically fallen to a paltry Shillings 316,391 for the last three months.
15:21
15:21

Clinic Temporarily Closed after Patient Succumbs to COVID-19 Kitgum Municipality 1

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech told journalists at a press briefing Friday morning that temporary closure of the clinic is to pave way for proper disinfection of the entire health facility.
13:06
13:06

Kitgum District COVID-19 Taskforce Divided over Money Ministry Of Health 2 1

Kitgum District was allocated 407 million Shillings in July to facilitate the work of the taskforce and implement interventions for the control of Covid-19. The funding would cover expenses on case management, surveillance, communication and risk, among others.
14:50
14:50

Kitgum Targets 80% Safe Water Access with New Boreholes water scarcity 1 2

A total of 42 boreholes through the project funded by Lutheran World Federation-LWF is expected to be drilled in the sub-counties of Lagoro, Kitgum Matidi, and Omiya Anyima worth over shillings 200 million.
16:56
16:56

Kitgum Runs Out of COVID-19 Vaccines 1 Top story

The acting Kitgum District Health Officer, Dr. Henry Okello Otto told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Tuesday that both stocks of Sinovac and AstraZeneca vaccines got used on Thursday last week. He says that the stock out follows an overwhelming demand for COVID-19 vaccination by the populace in the district.
13:15
13:15

43 Villages in Agago Declared Open Defecation Free Omot subcounty 1 2

The report released this week in Agago District reveals a great stride towards reduction in open defecation in the two sub-counties that have for long remained epicentres of unhygienic practices.
11:03
11:03

Patients Testing Positive for Covid-19 After Recovery Puzzle Kitgum Medics 1 4

Simon Knox Okongo, Kitgum District Surveillance Focal Point Person told Uganda Radio Network in an interview Thursday that one of the recovered patients has now tested positive for covid-19 for the fourth time consistently.
16:54
16:54

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination for Teachers Commences in Kitgum Sinovac Vaccine 2 1

Kitgum District Education Officer Fred Owot told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that they target to vaccinate 5,000 staff from all learning institutions in the district. He says about 3,000 of those targeted are teaching staff while 2,000 are support staff from Nursery, primary, secondary and tertiary institutions within the Municipality and sub-counties.
11:22
11:22

183 Shortlisted For LDP in East Acholi 1

In Kitgum District, 55 applicants out of 639 who applied have been shortlisted while in the neighbouring Agago District, 80 out of 540 applicants have been shortlisted.
16:26
16:26

Pager Division Seeking UGX 2.3Bn for Construction of Market 4

The Pager Division Chairperson Morris Santo Oyoo says that despite having projected 2.3 billion shillings, the division is financially constrained to fund the project since their local revenue performance is poor.
14:28
14:28

Kitgum Municipal Officials Propose Plans to Expand Boundaries 3 1

Kitgum Municipal Council Town Clerk Emmanuel Banya says that discussions are already ongoing with relevant authorities in the district and sub-county on their planned boundary expansion.
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