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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.
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.
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.
07:54
07:54

Farmers Cautioned Against Engaging Unregistered Middlemen 5 1

The planned registration according to the leaders seeks to protect local farmers in the district from harmful exploitation by middlemen who buy cheaply and resale the produces at abnormally high prices.
14:16
14:16

Kitgum Residents Petition Area MP over Persistent Power Outages 1 4

Teddy Layet, a businesswoman operating a grinding mill in Pager division says the unplanned power outages have left many people jobless since most of their work is dependent on electricity supply. She is concerned that criminals are taking advantage of the darkness that covers the area at night to cause havoc in homes and on the roadside.
15:12
15:12

UGX 2,000 Cotton Price Excites Farmers in Acholi cotton farming 3 1

Jolly Sabune, the Chief Executive Officer CDO says this is the second-highest indicative price set for cotton, in the country and notes that it’s an incentive for farmers to boost cotton production.
14:17
14:17

Experts Predict Bumper Cotton Harvest in Acholi 1 1

Heavy rainfalls that triggered flooding last year affected cotton production in the region, leaving thousands of farmers with heavy losses.
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 1 3

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.
14:48
14:48

Kitgum Municipal Officials Call for Increase of Road Fund Budget The World Bank 1 4

Kitgum Municipal Council Mayor, Richard Ojara Okwera says the Municipality has only 10 kms of tarmac roads which were provided by the government two years ago adding that the rest of the road networks are gravel.
08:21
08:21

UGX 1.5Billion Emyooga Cash Lies Idle In Kitgum District 1 5

Alex Opira, the District Principal Commercial Officer told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that only one Sacco group has been able to meet all the necessary requirements under the Emyooga guidelines.
15:20
15:20

Municipal Officials Want “Idle” Kitgum Airfield Degazetted 2 1 Top story

Vianney Luggya, Uganda Civil Aviation Authority Spokesperson on Tuesday told Uganda Radio Network in a telephone interview that the authority has indeed received the proposal from the Municipal Council to have the airfield degazetted.
14:24
14:24

Minister Rules Out Compensation for Residents Erecting Structures on Kitgum-Kidepo Road Reserves 2 1

The government is set to upgrade the 115 kilometres road linking Kitgum Municipality, through Orom Sub-county to Karenga District from gravel to standard bitumen.
12:33
12:33

Minister Warns Kitgum Leaders Aganist Fraudulent Allocation of Space in New Market 1 2

Businge tasked leaders in Kitgum Municipality to give priority to vendors who were earlier occupying the old market before new applicants are considered.
18:42
18:42

USMID Road Construction Commissioned in Kitgum Municipality 4 1

The work valued at 16.1 billion Shillings covers a total of seven roads crossing through 2.89 Kilometers in the Divisions of Pandwong and Central. A Chinese firm, China Railway 18 Bureau Group Co. Ltd has been granted the tender for the construction, which is expected to last 15 months.
19:48
19:48

Kitgum Municipality Gets Nod for New Physical Developement Plan 1 3

Kitgum Municipality, with three divisions of Pager, Central and Pandwong last developed its physical development plan in 2005 when the entity was still a town council. The new plan has been under development by Peak Partners Ltd for the last year. It is funded by the World Bank through Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development programme-USMID.
09:38
09:38

Govt Sends Food Aid to Victims of Elephants Invasion in Kitgum Orom Subcounty 1 4

More than 300 acres of crop gardens have been destroyed since June following persistent elephant incursions in the villages of Lotor, Wipol, Akadojwat, Lamingonen, Umgot, Tikao, and Toboi in Gule Parish. Other farmlands were destroyed by the elephants in Lungayura and Lolwa Parishes.
14:14
14:14

Persistent Elephant Invasion in Kitgum Sours UWA, Residents Relations Orom Subcounty 9 3

More than 200 acres of maize, groundnuts, finger millets, soya beans, sunflower, and potato gardens have already been destroyed by the wild animals in the villages of Lotor, Wipol, Akadojwat, Lamingonen, Umgot, Tikao, and Toboi in Gule Parish.
12:56
12:56

200 Unfamiliar Names Found on Kitgum COVID-19 Relief Beneficiaries List Kitgum Municipality 3 1

Two weeks ago, the government deferred 691 names of beneficiaries from Kitgum Municipality citing a mismatch in details provided on their contacts and National Identity Numbers-NINs. The beneficiaries were part of the 3,675 vulnerable people registered for government support, within the three divisions of Pager, Central, and Pandwong in Kitgum Municipality.
16:41
16:41

Running Battles as Vendors are Evicted from Kitgum Streets 2 3

During the clampdown that was enforced by the Central division authorities, police and law enforcement officers were overwhelmed by rowdy altercations as the street vendors resisted the eviction. Some were seen running around with their goods while others had their merchandise thrown on the streets.
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