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14:07
14:07

Kitgum COVID-19 Taskforce Says NO Communal Teaching 1

According to the District Internal Security Officer David Aisu, the parents argue that through the structured communal lessons parents would convene few learners in the upper classes not exceeding more than twenty from within a cell or village and identify a teacher to conduct lessons.
11:04
11:04

Who Hoisted Uganda's Flag 59 Years Ago? Fourth Claimant Emerges 3 1 Top story

Although Maj. (Rtd) Kanuti Akorimo (deceased) is officially recorded as having hoisted Uganda's flag for the first time on October 9th 1962 at Kololo, other claimants of the honour for which Akorimo was even decorated as national hero have emerged. The latest and fourth claimant is an 89-year-old retired colonel who says he doesn't want a reward or even recognition, but wants the government to re-examine its own records to avoid perpetuating a 'falsehood'.
11:31
11:31

Boda boda Leaders Net Members, Impound Motorcycles For Curfew Violations Boda Boda riders 4 1

Patrick Ociti Laboke, the Speaker Kitgum Active Boda Boda Association, says that the motorcycles were impounded from various locations in Pandwong, Pager and Central divisions.
08:40
08:40

Kitgum Health Information Assistants Puzzled Over Unexpected Salary Cuts salary reductions 3 1 Top story

Patrick Odongtoo, a Health Information Assistant at Mucwini Health Center III and one of those affected by the pay cut, says that his salary has now drastically fallen to a paltry Shillings 316,391 for the last three months.
16:14
16:14

Aggressive Boda-Bodas Target Security Officers to Injure them During Curfew Kitgum Municipality 1 2

At least three security officers enforcing Covid-19 guidelines have been attacked and injured within Pandwong and Central Divisions in the past one and half weeks by Boda Boda riders past curfew hours. Two of the injured are Uganda People’s Defence Force soldiers, one who sustained injuries on the legs and lost two teeth after being knocked with a motorcycle while another was assaulted on Pager River Bridge.
12:25
12:25

Suspected Cattle Rustlers Kill Orom-Tikau Prison Warder 1

The Orom Sub County LCIII Chairperson Johnson Acellam Toodera has identified the deceased as Dickson Akuna who was reportedly confronted by yet unknown assailants from his garden on Friday evening.
06:55
06:55

Lack of Facilitation, Equipment Frustrating Community Wildlife Scouts 3

Johnson Odera Acellam, the Orom Sub County LC III Chairperson says that despite UWA’s recruitment of community scouts in the area as part of the strategy to manage problem animals to their dismay there has been limited response.
10:33
10:33

Teachers in Kitgum Buy Fake Covid-19 Vaccination Cards 4

The Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech and COVID 19 Taskforce chairperson says that they have received information about teachers dodging vaccines and opting for fake documents.
11:03
11:03

Pastoralists Given 2-Day Ultimatum to Leave Kitgum District 6 1

Mark Rubangakene, the Labongo Akwang Sub-County Chairperson says that the pastoralists illegally entered the sub-county.
12:56
12:56

Kitgum Accident Victim Succumbs to Injuries kitgum Municipality 1 1

The deceased identified as Yonah Odokonyero was a casual labourer working for the Chinese firm that is currently undertaking the construction of the multi-billion Kitgum Central Market in Central Division.
07:25
07:25

Teenage Pregnancies: Acholi Cultural Leaders Fault Parents Over Negligence 1 7 Top story

Poppy Paul Arop, the Pagen Clan Chief who also doubles as Chairperson of all clan Chiefs in East Acholi says parents have the responsibilities to liaise with the relevant authorities in their community to ensure issues of teenage pregnancy stops.
14:33
14:33

Owiny-Dollo Criticizes Gen. Saleh Over Parish Dev’t Model Design 4 1 Top story

Justice Owiny-Dollo says that the design of the Parish Development Model doesn’t take into consideration that Acholi Sub-region underwent 25 years of armed conflict, the longest any region in the country experienced.
05:58
05:58

Five Families Donate 93 Acres of Land Towards Development of Luwum Memorial Site 2

The Diocesan Bishop of the Diocese of Kitgum the Rt. Rev. Wilson Kitara says with the land issues solved, the Church will continue to engage fruitfully with the Government of Uganda and other stakeholders on St. Janani Luwum Memorial and Pilgrimage site development.
11:34
11:34

Kitgum Registers 4,000 Teenage Pregnancies in Two Years 1 3

According to statistics from the district Probation office, the majority of the cases were registered in 2019 before the government instituted the first lockdown following the outbreak of coronavirus disease.
14:18
14:18

Kitgum Registers Decline in Covid-19 Testing 3 1

Simon Knox Okongo, the Kitgum District Surveillance Focal Point Person says for nearly a week now, only about 20 people voluntarily turned up for RDT and PCR test in three designated Covid-19 testing centers.
11:24
11:24

South Sudanese Rebel Invasion Worries Kitgum Residents 1 2

According to Christopher Obol Arwai, Kitgum district chairperson, the estimated number of the rebels alleged to have entered the forest is more than 500 and are already wracking havoc in the community.
16:06
16:06

Security Personnel Accused of Harassing Health Workers During Curfew 1 1

Innocent Rubangakene, a Laboratory scientist at Kitgum General Hospital told members of Kitgum Covid-19 Task Force on Thursday that he has been a victim of harassment meted on him by security personnel during curfew hours.
13:27
13:27

Acholi Paramount Chief Defends Bride Price Regulation 2 1

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network in an interview, Rwot Acana says the cultural institution was right to intervene in the marriage woes in the region saying the ceremony had turned commercial and uncultured.
19:49
19:49

Nodding Syndrome Patients in Kitgum Starving 1 4

Mary Achola a resident of Tumangur village in Bongolaku ward whose three children are battling nodding syndrome says her children’s health condition is deteriorating due to lack of adequate food.
12:24
12:24

Unaccompanied Minors Turning up for Treatment Overwhlem Kitgum Health Workers 3

Collins Cox Mwaka, the in Charge of Loborom Health Centre III in Labongo Layamo Sub County, says that cases of unaccompanied minors between 6 and 14 years turning up at the facility seeking treatment have been on the rise.
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