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14:58
14:58

Sluggish Voter's Registration, Verification Picks Up In Kitgum After Deadline Extension 4 1 Top story

Betty Aciro, a Voter’s Register Update officer at Te acut Polling Station in Town Ward, central division, says they just started receiving voters four days ago unlike when the exercise commenced.
17:16
17:16

ICC Mourns Death of LRA Victim's Legal Officer 1

“Ms Adong – a prominent Ugandan lawyer – was part of the Office’s team representing victims. In that capacity she greatly contributed to have the voices of victims heard and their views and concerns presented before the ICC,” Massidda said in a statement.
14:17
14:17

Over 15,000 Expected To Attend Acholi Cultural Festival 1 1 Top story

Ambrose Olaa, the Prime Minister Acholi Cultural Institution, says despite the budget shortfall they have registered, the event will commence on Thursday uninterrupted.
16:40
16:40

Former LRA Abductees Use Stories to Seek Justice For Women LRA, 4 1

Amony who has since published a book titled “I am Evelyn Amony” says its important for victims of the LRA war in the region to share their story to find healing and encouraged fellow women to write their own stories.
18:54
18:54

Feuds Between Kitgum Market Consultant, Contractor Worry Leaders kitgum main market 1 3 Top story

William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, says the disagreement between the two firms has greatly affected the progress of the work. Komakech says the poor working relationship between the firms visibly manifest by quarrels in their site meetings.
15:53
15:53

Omoro District Engineer in Trouble For Abuse of Office igg 1 1 Top story

Geoffrey Matovu, the Regional Inspectorate Officer in Gulu, says Obwoya was arrested together with the operator of wheel loader, Onex Otim. According to Matovu, they received a complaint from the local community on May 2018 and launched investigations.
09:34
09:34

250 LRA Insurgency Victims Remembered in Pader LRA Rebels 2 1

The third commemoration prayers held in Amoko village in Golo Parish was in memory of innocent civilians killed in a space of only one month in August 1991.
15:55
15:55

Kitgum Market Workers Strike over Delayed Pay, Poor Working Conditions kitgum main market 1 3

More than 40 workers led a peaceful procession from the market site under construction in central division and pitched camp outside the Resident District Commissioner’s office.
15:20
15:20

Kitgum Authorities Close Private Clinic Over Non-Compliance Namokora Subcounty 2 1

Health officials and police raided Namokora Health Point located in Ogul Village, in Kalabong Parish following intelligence reports that it was operating illegally.
08:06
08:06

Residents Vandalise Equipment for UGX 30 Billion Orom Water Project 3 5

Frank Minhu, the Project Manager says that in the past months, unknown people have cut off water pipes laid in trenches while others siphoned fuel from their trucks.
07:32
07:32

Space Crisis Hits Kitgum General Hospital 1 1 Top story

Celestine Omoding, the in Charge of the Pediatric Ward told URN in an interview on Tuesday that the ward has only 30 beds yet they sometimes admit patients twice the numbers of bed available.
16:56
16:56

Kitgum Residents Dump Waste in Pager River River Pager 2 5

The seasonal river bank which snakes through the Municipality is currently congested with varied plastic and food wastes. The river serves hundreds of people within the Municipality with water for domestic use and Agriculture.
07:41
07:41

Floods Submerge Parra Docking Pier 1

Martin Owor, the Commissioner Disaster Management in the Office of the Prime Minister disclosed that OPM and Police teams have been dispatched to join District Disaster Management Committees (DDMCs) of the affected districts to try to manage the crisis.
07:28
07:28

Kitgum Hospital Management Bows to Pressure on Accountability of Private Wing 4 1

According to reports from the Hospital accounts department, the hospital since 2017 until this financial year has raised a total of 500.2 million shillings out of which 144. 2 million was raised only within the last five months. It currently has a surplus of 35.5 million shillings in the bank account. They had also suggested closure of the facility to pave way for investigation.
17:24
17:24

Magistrate Orders Suspect to To Count Teeth After Lying About His Age kitgum municipality

Unsatisfied with the suspect’s age, Obuya ordered him to count his teeth to prove that he is a minor.
18:38
18:38

Police Constable Remanded for Selling Bullets to Businesswoman 1

SPC Beatrice Akello attached to Kitgum Matidi Police Post and her accomplice Irene Aciro, a resident of Lajang village in Pajimo parish in Labongo Akwang Sub County were arrested two weeks ago and have been in detention at Kitgum Central Police Station.
16:57
16:57

Kitgum Hospital Struggles to Recruit Radiographer x-ray machine 1 4

He says the only government employee in the x-ray department at the facility is a darkroom attendant who isn’t qualified to operate the machine.
16:18
16:18

Mowing Blade Kills 10-Year-old Girl St. Mary's 1 Top story

According to information obtained by URN, the minor was killed when the blade of the mower that was being used by David Okot to cut grass flew off and hit her forehead.
17:40
17:40

Locals Unhappy Over Poor Maintenance of Gulu Municipal Cemetery 2 1

40 year old Vicky Aloyo whose homestead is less than 100 meters from the cemetery told URN in an interview that sometimes the corpses are brought and dumped at the cemetery without proper burial, something that causes foul smell.
13:18
13:18

Over 100 Teenagers Arrested During Night Parties In Kitgum corporate night 1

Robert Ogen, the officer in charge of Criminal Investigation at Kitgum Central Police Station says the arrest is in line with the district’s education ordinance that bars involvement of school going children in night clubs.
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