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14:21
14:21

Missing Kitgum Farmer Found Buried In Shallow Grave Land Conflict 1

Julius Peter Otto, the Omiya Anyima Sub County LC III Chairperson, says the deceased’s body was recovered following two day’s search.
16:56
16:56

20 Suspects Arrested Over Kitgum Land Row 1 1

Kitgum Resident District Resident Commissioner, William Komakech says 16 of the suspects were arrested on Saturday in relation to an attack at Lyelukwa village in Pela parish last week.
15:03
15:03

Man Kills Father Over Sorghum Murder 2

James Okot, a resident of Apuruber A village in Paibony Parish, Kitgum Matidi Sub County allegedly used an arrow to kill his father Santo Okello 56.
10:40
10:40

Two Children, Mother Injured in Grenade Explosion

The injured have been identified as Reagan Omiya, 2, his brother Ivan Mwaka, 5, and their mother, Christine Akanyo, all residents of Bobi B village in Ibakara parish, Kitgum Matidi Sub County. They are now admitted at Kitgum General Hospital.
07:57
07:57

Hundreds Flee Homes in Kitgum For Fear of Reprisal Attacks 2 2

The locals along with their village chairperson abandoned their homes on Sunday following the disappearance of a man from pajong clan who is suspected to have been killed over a land dispute on Saturday night.
15:28
15:28

Kitgum Councilors Demand Increase in Sitting Allowances emoluments 6

They currently earn 230,000 Shillings, which however they say is inadequate and unsustainable compared to the high cost of living in the country and expectations of the electorate.
21:02
21:02

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.
15:36
15:36

Kitgum Municipal Authorities Want Pandwong Health Centre III to Resume Operations Ministry of Health 1 3

The Kitgum Municipality Mayor Walter Tooroma says assessments conducted by Ministry of Health on the health center for the past two months has given a negative rating, an indicator that it has not been not fully operational.
17:34
17:34

Two UPDF Soldiers Arrested for Mounting Illegal Roadblocks in Kitgum 1

The soldiers were arrested on Saturday night in Pandwong Division where they had reportedly mounted a separate roadblock to extort money from unsuspecting road users during curfew time. The Police, however, declined to divulge details of their particulars for fear of jeopardising investigations.
09:40
09:40

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.
08:03
08:03

Mattresses, Blankets Stolen from Isolation and Quarantine Centres in Kitgum 2 1

Walter Tooroma, the Kitgum Municipality Mayor revealed that two of the 10 mattresses meant for Pandwong HC III quarantine Centre in Pandwong Division have gone missing. He reported this to the weekly task force meeting held at the District council hall in Kitgum Municipality last evening.
20:27
20:27

Gov’t Asked to Evacuate Acholi Paramount Chief From London 1 2

Rwot Acana traveled to London in March for personal business but was caught up after the United Kingdom announced a lockdown and grounded all flights in and outside the country as a measure to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
07:58
07:58

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.
09:41
09:41

PWDs in Kitgum Fault Gov't for Slow Relief Food Distribution 1 5

Sylvia Layet 58, one of the disable person’s in Lemu East Cell in Pager Division says she has been struggling to put food on the table for her five grandchildren staying with her for the past weeks.
15:05
15:05

Teacher Designs Foot Peddled Hand Washing Tap to Fight Covid-19 Spread 4 1

James Oryema Ludega, a Technical drawing teacher at Kitgum High School, says unlike hand held taps used in public places, which have high chances of spreading infection, the foot paddle presents a suitable alternative.
17:29
17:29

Kitgum Sub-County Task Force Committees Get COVID Allowance Increment 2

This comes just days after Sub-county leaders protested the 12.4 million Shillings and 40 litres’ fuel collectively allocated to nine sub-counties and three divisions within the Municipality. According to the allocation, each sub-county and Division was to receive only 1,040,000 million Shillings out of the 165 million Shillings disbursed by the central government last month.
13:31
13:31

Domestic Violence Brawl Claims Two in Lamwo, Pader Districts Aswa River Region

The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Jimmy Patrick Okema, says the two murder cases were reported at Pader and Lamwo central police stations on Monday and Tuesday respectively.
17:19
17:19

COVID-19 Fund Allocation Irks Kitgum Medics, Sub County Leaders Finance Ministry 3 1

Dr Pamela Atim Okot, the Executive Director of St Joseph’s Hospital Kitgum says there is a need to consider the risks health workers are enduring at the moment and determine an appropriate allowance. She notes that allocating 20,000 Shillings for a health worker in high-risk situations may not be right citing that they may deserve probably 80,000 Shillings.
16:05
16:05

Tailors Tap Profits From Homemade Cloth Masks president Museveni 1 3

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
17:52
17:52

Lockdown Affecting Recovering Nodding Syndrome Patients in Acholi COVID-19 Pandemic 2 9

Majority of the patient’s caretakers say they haven’t received any form of food relief from the government to feed their children in a long time.
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