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15:38
15:38

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

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.
14:38
14:38

Non-Functional CCTV Cameras Frustrates Security Work In Kitgum kitgum Municipality 1 2

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech says that a year after the cameras were installed, none has been in operation despite growing cases of petty crimes.
18:34
18:34

More Households in Kitgum District Turn to Solar Products-Report renewable energy 4 1

The report presented by the outgoing Kitgum District Chairperson Jackson Omona shows a total of 13,188 households were by the end of last year using off-grid solar products for lighting and other uses. It equally showed an increment of solar usage in the district by more than ten times from the 2,041 households surveyed in 2016 that were found to be using solar energy in rural and urban areas.
07:51
07:51

Decline in Seasonal Fires Sees Improved Air Quality in Africa-Study 1 Top story

But according to researchers, the steady population growth and the conversion of savanna into villages and plots for crops, along with growth in incomes has seen fewer people setting fires, in order to protect infrastructure and livelihoods.
17:25
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Joint Radio Debates Save Candidates From Hefty Digital Campaign Costs 1 4 Top story

Walter Livings Tooroma, the incumbent Kitgum Municipal Council Mayor who is running for a second term in office says he has been saved from high competition given the fact that politics is highly commercialized.
12:33
12:33

Gulu Face Shield Innovator Scoops Danida Alumni Prize 1

The 30-year-old Entrepreneur was nominated for the prize for his quick, highly innovative and sustainable response to the covid-19 pandemic.
12:37
12:37

Gulu Community Taught How To Preserve Pork Gulu Univeristy 1

Gulu University Vice-Chancellor professor George Openjuru Ladaah says pork producers in the region haven’t yet capitalized on food value addition thus presenting a virgin market with limited competition.
05:43
05:43

Plastic Wastes Provide Much Needed Shield for Medics in COVID-19 Fight Face shields 2 4

A group of environmental activists have chipped in to fill the gap with innovative ideas of producing affordable, yet protective medical face shields for health workers in the region using recycled plastic wastes. Takataka plastics, a social enterprise co-founded by Peter Okwoko is using melted polyethene terephthalate [PET] bottle plastic wastes to produce the shields.
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.
15:05
15:05

Teacher Designs Foot Peddled Hand Washing Tap to Fight Covid-19 Spread 4 1

James Oryema Ludega, a Technical drawing teacher at Kitgum High School, says unlike hand held taps used in public places, which have high chances of spreading infection, the foot paddle presents a suitable alternative.
17:36
17:36

Kitgum Crop Laboratory Lies Idle 3 1

Joseph Ochieng, a farmer in Lakwor parish in Lagoro Sub County, says the facility has been dormant since it was established and calls on government to ensure that it doesn’t go to waste since it isn’t helping farmers.
13:54
13:54

Rehabilitation of Kitgum Airfield Starts 1 2

Moses Kapolon, the Kitgum Deputy Chief Administrative Officer says that Civil Aviation Authority - CAA engineers have conducted a feasibility study and have recommended further redevelopment of the airfield.
11:41
11:41

Kitgum Leaders Ask Gov't to Solve IFMIS Mess world bank 1 3

Started in 2003, IFMS is aimed at improving access to specific financial information, easy trend analysis of fiscal operations, real time reconciliation of data and accurate disclosure of financial position among others.
16:13
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Substandard Solar Dealers Dupe Consumers in Kitgum 1 3

Yusuf Ssebuma, a Solar Installation Engineer and Board Member of Uganda Solar Energy Association USEA, says the alternative power and energy industry is suffering a rapid inflow of fake solar panels.
10:13
10:13

Kitgum District Seeks Own University gulu university 1 2

Kitgum district is seeking to host an autonomous university for East Acholi districts. District leaders behind the latest move say it is the only viable solution to clouds of uncertainties hanging over the future of Gulu University Kitgum campus.
13:32
13:32

Amnesty Commission Delivers Equipment to Former LRA Abductees 1 3

Henry Araali Basaliza, the demobilisation and resettlement officer with Amnesty Commission in Kitgum says the motive is to empower the youth to send children to school, afford a balanced diet and meet other family responsibilities.
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15:30

Kitgum Voters Excited About Electronic Voter Verification Kit uganda decides 2016 6

21-year-old Choudry Ochan, a first time voter in Bajere Village in Pager division, says he is now convinced that multiple voting or impersonation is a thing of the past with, the introduction of the electronic voter verification kit.
07:20
07:20

Fire Destroys Cotton at Factory 3 1

Dick Ouni, the Officer In Charge of Fire and Rescue at Kitgum Fire Station says the fire was caused by sparks from a welding machine.
12:23
12:23

Low Fertilizer Uptake Irks Ugandan Soil Scientists 1 4

Studies are indicating that the countrys soil soils are losing fertility at an alarming rate.
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13:41

EU Injects Ugx16Billion in Northern Uganda Sustainable Environment Projects 2 3

The target is to restore degraded areas by planting at least five million trees in areas whose forest cover was destroyed for Charcoal and fuel wood production. Tree seedlings will be distributed through locally trained community based Nursery tree operators at subsidized rates.
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