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10:04
10:04

Mangoes Rot Away in Acholi Over Limited Market mango farmers 6 2

Hellen Laryang, a mango farmer who owns more than 30 mango trees in Dure central village in Latanya Sub-county, in Pader District notes that several tons of mangoes are rotting away in her orchard because she doesn’t have markets.
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.
17:04
17:04

Kitgum District Budget Up By One Percent 1 3

According to the draft budget, Education and sports took the lion share of shillings 13.2 billion followed by health and environment at shillings 7 billion, administration at 4.7 billion and production and marketing at shillings 4.5 billion.
17:09
17:09

Vendors Task Contractor to Expedite Completion of Kitgum Central Market 3 1

The contract deadline for the market has now been extended by five more months by the Local Government Ministry till November 30.
07:33
07:33

Gov’t Extends Kitgum Central Market Construction by Five Months Kitgum Municipality 1 2 Top story

Alfred Alexis Abonga, Kitgum Municipal Council Engineer told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that the market construction is behind schedule by three months.
14:55
14:55

New Administrative Units to Get Funding This Year-Magyezi 1 3 Top story

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network in an interview, Magyezi noted that the government is looking for money to fund the operations of the new administrative units with the approval of the budget this year.
15:10
15:10

Minister Magyezi Orders Probe into Road Construction Project in Northern Uganda Orom Subcounty 4 2

In Kitgum District, the committee on Wednesday discovered a section of 15.9 kilometres Akilok Central-Lakwanya road in Orom Sub-county constructed by Giant Plum Ent Ug Ltd that had several broken culverts.
17:41
17:41

Consultant Tasked to Readjust Kitgum Bus Terminal Architectural Designs 5 2

Although the Municipal Council officials, local leaders, and businessmen within the Municipality welcomed the architectural design presented by the consultant, they said it missed some key components.
16:35
16:35

Kitgum Municipal Council Approves Chinese Firm for USMID Road Works The World Bank 1 2

Alfred Alexis Abonga, Kitgum Municipal Council Engineer disclosed on Monday that the firm defeated three other contractors. They are Zhongmei Engineering Group Ltd and Chongquing International Construction Corporation-CICO that presented high quotations and Sea Tape For Trade & Investment Co Ltd that failed to meet the requirement for technical personnel.
08:23
08:23

Can Gen Lokech Win the War on Illegal Logging in Acholi? 5 1 Top story

Gen Lokech specifically pointed fingers at the Resident District Commissioners, District Police Commanders, and some political heads as some of the offices through which crime is abetted. Gen Lokech linked the current “abnormal” temperature experienced in the region to the plunder of forest resources and destruction of the forest cover.
12:13
12:13

Landless Women in Kitgum Profit From Vegetable Farming On Dry River Bed 2 2

Atenyo says two months into growing okra, sukuma wiki [Collard Greens], and pumpkin, she is earning decently. She now makes between shillings 10,000 to 20,000 daily from sales of vegetables in the market adding that she has been able to provide for the family and join a SACCO group to save money.
11:00
11:00

Suspected African Swine Fever Outbreak Triggers Decline in Pork Sales 1 3

More than 600 pigs have reportedly died from the strange disease in the villages of Bajere, Bajere East, Oget, and Okwici in Labongo Akwang Sub-county since November last year.
16:06
16:06

Bus and Taxi Operators in Kitgum On the Spot for Cheating Commuters 3

In Kitgum, some taxis and buses were seen filled. Each passenger was required to pay the doubled fares that introduced to cover the vacant seats.
16:53
16:53

Kitgum Vaccinates 1,000 Cattle After Outbreak of Black Quarter Disease 1

Dr Alfred Kinyera, the Kitgum District Veterinary Officer said that the disease was first reported on January 13th after death of four cattle on separate days.
10:21
10:21

Water Scarcity Hits Kitgum Municipality 1 1

Doreen Acan, the Head Teacher of Kitgum Public Primary School, one of the schools hit hard by the water shortage says that the irregular water supply has greatly affected the learning of Primary Seven pupils. The school currently has a total of 167 candidates waiting to sit for Primary Leaving Examination-PLE.
17:56
17:56

Pig Movement Banned in Kitgum over Swine Fever 2

The District Secretary for Production and Marketing Emmanuel Langabi Oryema says the ban was imposed to avoid further spread of the African Swine Fever disease.
16:09
16:09

Cotton Production Declines in East Acholi over Heavy Rains cotton farming 1 3

East Acholi is considered one of the cotton basket in Acholi sub-region. In 2020, cotton farmers in the districts of Lamwo, Kitgum, Pader and Agago, collectively produced 30,000 bales of lint according to statistics from the Uganda ginners and Cotton exporters association.
14:33
14:33

Human Resource Shortage Hurts Kitgum Market Construction Progress kitgum main market 1 2 Top story

Abonga notes that whereas the contractor has registered 50 percent progress in constructing block A and 30 percent progress at Block B, the human resource shortage is likely to affect work.
11:38
11:38

Kitgum Municipal Authorities Commence Bus Park Relocation Process 3

The Municipal Acting Town clerk Bosco Kidega-Calo says the bus park reconstruction project with funding from Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development - Additional Funding (USMID-AF) will see modern infrastructures erected and all roads surrounding the main bus park upgraded.
11:09
11:09

Kitgum Starts Assessment Of SACCOs to Benefit From Emyooga Emyooga programme 1 4

Alex Opira, Kitgum District Principal Commercial Officer says that the assessment exercise commenced on Monday with Sacco leaders from Chua west and Kitgum Municipality.
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