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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.
11:51
11:51

Alebtong, Kapelebyong to Share Road Equipment 1 1

Kapelebyong district carved out of Amuria in 2018 is struggling to open and maintain roads due to a lack of road equipment.
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.
18:17
18:17

Exclusion of Soroti-Amuria-Abim Road in Budget Angers Leaders NDP 3 3 1

Last week, the Uganda National Roads Authority- UNRA released a list of roads measuring 3,596.5 kilometres that will be constructed countrywide under the third phase of the National Development Plan- NDP III by 2025.
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.
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.
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.
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.
10:35
10:35

Floods Displace Kapelebyong Central Police Station 1

Onek says 15 police officers sleeping in grass-thatched huts in the barracks have been forced to rent houses in Kapelebyong Town Council because their houses were destroyed as a result of waterlogging.
14:17
14:17

Kapelebyong District Council Suspends Recruitment of Staff 3 1

Kapelebyong, a new district carved out of Amuria, became operational in July 2018 albeit without the election of leaders as the Electoral Commission cited lack of funds to facilitate the exercise. This affected the constitution of statutory bodies like District Service Commission, the District Land Board, among others.
06:38
06:38

Village Chairpersons Storm Kapelebyong District Headquarters over Pay ex-gratia payment 2 1

Village chairpersons are supposed to receive an allocation of 10,000 Shillings every month, which is paid once, every financial year. The LCs are now demanding a sum of 120,000 Shillings for the financial year 2019/2020.
14:25
14:25

Lack of District Service Commission Hindering Service Delivery in Kapelebyong 4

Last week, the Chief Administrative Officer Kapelebyong, Nasser Mukiibi said the newly created District is at risk of losing close to 1.2 billion shillings that was allocated for staff recruitment and implementation of activities.
12:30
12:30

Kapelebyong Interim Council to Sue Government stephen epenu ebaju 2 1

According to Ebaju, a team of seven councilors have resolved to sue government together with the Attorney General for failing to conduct elections.
11:14
11:14

Kapelebyong Leaders On the Spot for Altering Beneficiaries of Restocking Program 3

Richard Elianu Odeng, the former Kapelebyong Sub County LCIII chairperson, says political leaders are using the restocking program to reward their supporters.
18:30
18:30

Kapelebyong Councillors Reject Napak District Service Commission 2

The district was curved out of Amuria and started operations in July. It lacks a substantive District Service Commission to spearhead the recruitment of civil servants in the new district.
08:01
08:01

Heavy Rains Cut Off Road network in Kapelebyong roads 2 1

Simon Erwagu, the interim Kapelebyong district LC 5 chairperson, says it is now difficult to access the district headquarters following the damage on the road caused by the heavy downpour last week.
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