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Security Personnel in Kitgum Accused Of Aiding Illegal Timber Trade charcoal business 1 2

Martin Anywar, Kitgum District Forestry Officer says involvement of highly placed individuals in the country’s security is greatly watering their fights in protecting the forest covers.
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Kitgum District Approves UGX 32.9 Billion For 2020/2021 Financial Year 6 1

The draft budget was presented before the district council by Gaston Billy Graham, the District Vice Chairperson on Wednesday at the district Council Hall.
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Gulu Archdiocese Moves to Boost Cassava Production in Kitgum 1 2

At least 7,763 bags of Narocas-1 cassava cuttings will be delivered to the selected farmers in the district by the end of this month. The task is jointly undertaken with Acholibur Parish project in partnership with National Agricultural Advisory services [NAADS] and Operation Wealth Creation.
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Gov’t to Distribute Seeds to 300,000 Households in Acholi 2 1

This is part of the countrywide support to households engaged in farming with funds earmarked to mitigate the effect of COVID-19 on agriculture.
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Tailors Tap Profits From Homemade Cloth Masks president Museveni 3 1

President Yoweri Museveni, during his recent address recommended that everyone should wear a mask, as a way of controlling the spread of Coronavirus Disease –COVID-19. The face coverings are particularly recommended in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain, especially in areas of significant community-based transmission
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Vegetable Farmers in Kitgum Cash in Amidst Covid-19 Lockdown 6 3

Fiona Sunday Aciro 16, one of the youngest farmers of Ribe Aye Teko group says they have so far made profit of shillings 3 million from selling tomatoes during the lock down. The senior three student of student of Amida Seed Secondary school says the lock down has given them opportunities to make quick sales with limited competitions from other farmers.
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Kitgum District Condenses 2019/2020 Financial Budget Estimates 2

The decision was taken after the district failed to secure part of its planned funding from the government and donors with only two months left to the end of the financial year. As a result, three budget lines were trimmed downwards, during a series of joint meetings convened with the Business committee of council and district executive members this week. The meetings were chaired by the district council speaker.
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Kitgum Local Government to Repossess Assets From Individuals 2020/2021 Budget 4

Kitgum LCV Chairperson Jackson Omona says that the district chose to repossess the assets owing to the ever-declining local revenue collections.
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Cross Border Truck Drivers Banned from Stopovers in Kitgum President Museveni 1 1

The resolution made during a weekly task-force meeting on Friday aims at curbing truck drivers from neighbouring East African countries from spreading the virus.
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Health Facilities Fail To Restock Chloroquine Over High Prices Chloroquine tablets 2

At Agape Drug Shop, Kitgum General Hospital Private Ward and Kitgum Maternity and medical Center, pharmacists who didn’t want their names mentioned so as to speak freely, said they didn’t restock Chloroquine due to the high price
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Indian Business Community in Kitgum Donates Fuel For Emergency Vehicles 2

The Indian community will offer 200 liters of fuel each week to the covid-19 district task force.
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Locals Fear that COVID-19 Control Measures Could Drive them Into Poverty 3

Their fears have been compounded by stringent directives by the government that have since seen a ban on public transport, monthly markets, bars, and shops selling non-food items among others. These were some of the measures taken by the government to control the spread of the disease which has so far killed 42,361 people across the world. At least 44 people have so far tested positive for the deadly disease in Uganda.
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Coronavirus Outbreak Slows Down USMID Project implementation in Kitgum World Bank 2 1

But officials at Kitgum Municipal Council say that the timeframe for procuring a contractor for the actual implementation of the project in June this year could be dragged behind schedule as a result of measures taken to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Salt Prices Shoot Up in Acholi, Teso Sub region President Museveni 1 2

In many shops URN visited in Gulu, Agago and Kitgum districts, price of Habari table salt imported from Kenya sold in 500 grams’ packet had increased to Shillings 2,000 and 2,500 from 800 shillings. Salt packaged in 200 grams is now being sold at 1,500 shillings from 400 shillings.
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Kitgum Gets Additional UGX 2.7 Billion USMID Funds The World Bank 1 2

Emmanuel Banya, the Kitgum Municipal Council Town Clerk told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the money is meant to aid implementation of the first phase of infrastructural development this financial year.
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Early Rains Leave Brick Producers In Tears 5 2 Top story

Bosco Oryem, a Boda boda rider and resident of Mucwini trading center in Mucwini Sub County told URN in an interview on Thursday that half of the 2,000 pieces of bricks he had laid have been destroyed by rain.
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Gov't Gets Consultant For Kitgum Municipality USMID Project The World Bank 2 1

Emmanuel Banya, the Kitgum Municipal Council Town clerk disclosed that government has procured Comptran Engineering & Planning Associates, a consultancy firm from Ghana that will undertake designing of roads in the municipality.
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Nine Netted Over Suspicious Online Business cyber crime 4

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech, says the suspects have been operating in the district since November last year as “Century Trade Online” employees and business associates.
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Kitgum Market Contractor Asked to Expedite Construction Works kitgum main market 2 1

William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, says that there is limited development at the market site at the moment compared to the duration the works commenced. He attributed the delay to bickering between the contractor and consultant.
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Water Pump Procured to Promote Vegetable Growing in Kitgum irrigation 1 4

Charles Oyoo, the Labongo Akwang sub-county chairperson, says the initiative is also intended to improve on income generation among the local farmers which will help to alleviate poverty, enable education of children and healthy living as a result of nutritious feeding.
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