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09:29
09:29

Panic as Stray Elephants Invade Kitgum District stray animals 1 1 Top story

Qirino Olum, the Orom Sub County Chairperson Lower Local Government told the Uganda Radio Network on Saturday in an interview that the elephants have been into the area for a week now
14:52
14:52

Acholi Cultural Festival Suspended Over Covid-19 COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1 Top story

Ambrose Olaa, the Acholi Premier told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that this year’s event has been called off in conformity with the ban of public gatherings by the Health Ministry.
16:42
16:42

Kidepo Sees Growth of Domestic Tourism after COVID-19 Lockdown 3 1

Reports obtained by Uganda Radio Network-URN obtained indicates that between July and August, a total of 301 tourists visited Kidepo National Park shortly after lockdown measures were lifted by government. In July in particular, there were 88 visitors while 213 tourists visited the National Park in August according to the reports.
16:58
16:58

Nine Stray Elephants Invade Kitgum Namokora Subcounty 1

Mark Ocheng, the LCI Chairperson of Orabul village in Namokora sub-county told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Tuesday that nine elephants were sighted in their area on Monday morning.
10:14
10:14

Unfulfilled Pledges, Land Woes Hold Back Bishop Luwum Memorial Centre Wii-Gweng village 5 1 Top story

The Kitgum Diocese Bishop, Rt Rev Wilson Kitara notes that pledges that were made by individuals and stakeholders towards supporting the memorial center development haven’t been fulfilled.
12:02
12:02

Kidepo Valley National Park Registers Increase In Tourist Visits Karamoja Region 3

According to Ochieng, the numbers have grown tremendously in the last three years adding that in the previous year [2017] only 10,000 tourists visited the National Park.
16:01
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Acholi Chief Roots for Evidence-Based Culture Documentation dark tourism 1 3

Acana says although the Acholi people treasure memories and have been keeping memories that were been transferred from one generation to another, evidences have been greatly lacking. He says with modernization trickling in, the region now has to adapt to conveying memories baked with evidences.
18:53
18:53

Apaa Land Dispute Talks Extended 1

In a press statement issued by Julius Mucunguzi, the Communications Advisor of Rugunda, Rugunda noted that the extension is meant to allow for the on-going consultations by the two teams to be finalized.
12:47
12:47

American Tourist Arrested In Kitgum For Trespass

The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson ASP Patrick Jimmy Okema confirmed the incident. Okema said Greeks visit to Lagoro rock hill without authorization reportedly raised eyebrows of the local residents because it is a ritual habitation for traditional rain makers.
18:16
18:16

Artistic Plan for Janani Luwum Burial Site Unveiled 2 1

The master plan for the site is based on six core concepts that represent the life of Luwum from a humble background to his spiritual journey that eventually led to his murder, on February 16, 1977, during the reign of President Idi Amin Dada.
11:05
11:05

Locals Yet to Tap Into Tourism Opportunities at Luwum Burial Site 2 1

Luwum, the then Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Boga-Zaire, was murdered on February 16, 1977 in Kampala and is buried at his ancestral home in Wii Gweng Village, in Mucwini Sub County in Kitgum district. Killed together with the Archbishop were two government ministers, Charles Oboth Ofumbi for Internal Affairs and Lt. Col. Erinayo Oryema for Culture.
13:36
13:36

Four Poachers Arrested With Pangolins in Kitgum 1 2

Patrick Okello Lumumba, the officer in charge of criminal intelligence and investigation says the men were marketing the pangolin at 50 Million Shillings. He says they will be charged for trading in wildlife contrary to section 30 of the Uganda Wildlife Act.
07:38
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Wildlife Show Recieves Lukewarm Reception 2 3

Charles Onencan, another resident says he expected to see other species that he didn't see in 2013.
13:43
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UWA Warns Cultural Institutions Against Promoting Poaching acholi chiefdom 3 4

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has warned monarchies neighbouring national parks in Uganda against promoting poaching of wild animals for their coats, feathers and furs for cultural costumes. The warning comes as 90 Acholi cultural dancers in Mucwini Sub County in Kitgum district launched a drive to raise enough funds for purchasing wildlife products that were traditionally got through poaching for making their favourite dance costumes.
10:16
10:16

550 People Face Eviction In Proposed Kitgum Airfield kitgum town council 3

At least 550 people risk being evicted from the proposed site for the development of an airfield in Akado Village, Lugwar Parish Akwang Sub County in Kitgum district.
15:08
15:08

Carib Cars Changing Kitgum Public Transport taxis 1

Oloya says in addition to their off-road ability, the Carib is affordable. Oloya recalls that he bought his Carib at a paltry amount of only two million shillings, compared to over six million shillings he would have used to buy a taxi. He has already recovered all the money he used to purchase the car.
09:48
09:48

Kitgum Residents Reject Tourism Development Plan

During the recent council meeting, Kitgum district LCV chairman presented a proposal to the council to transform the hunting ground into a game reserve.
05:00
05:00

West Nile Leaders Attack UWA Over Stray Animals stray wild animals 1

Leaders from West Nile and other parts of northern Uganda have issued an ultimatum to Uganda Wildlife Authority over the destructions caused by the wild animals.
10:49
10:49

KTODA Hikes Transport Fares

Fuel prices are averaging 3,700 shilling a liter, up by 1,000 shillings over the past eight months.
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