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16:35
16:35

Over 100 Defendants Storm Kitgum Magistrates Court in Land Case 2 1

The case stems from a suit filed last year by Louis Odongo and Company Advocates on behalf of 135 clan members of Panyigi-ceng over a contested land in Tim dwar Palukok.
08:58
08:58

Kitgum Residents Offer Free Land to Army For Barracks 4

The Guda village LCI Chairperson Patrick Okoda says allocating the land measuring approximately 3 hectares to the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) without demanding any compensation is entirely for heightening security in the area.
09:12
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Kitgum Pupils Carry Water to School Daily, Lose Valuable Time at Boreholes 4

Lack of boreholes at the school has compelled parents to load their children with water containers to carry to school for daily use. Girls in boarding schools are exposed to dangers as they trek several miles daily to fetch water for school use.
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Parents Flock Schools In Last Minute Plea For Children To Sit UCE 4 2 Top story

Mwaka says the school administration is determined to block the students from sitting the examination once their parents don't make convincing commitments
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Music Moved Visually Impaired Okot from The Streets to Church 5 2

Okot’s musical journey started when he was aged 12, inspired by the experience of a street kid who had been abandoned by his family. He was born blind in a family of seven children in Pangira Parish, Lokung Sub-county then Kitgum and present-day Lamwo District.
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Man Jailed Four Years over Theft Days after Leaving Prison 1

State Prosecutor Gertrude Nyipir told the court that on 6 February 2021, Ouma and others still at large broke into a house in Apollo grounds in Kitgum Municipality belonging to Stephen Patrick Lokoya at about 8 pm.
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I Wasn’t Comfortable With Commemoration of Luwum's Anniversary at State House-Bishop Ogwal 6 3 Top story

Delivering his sermon to Christians at St. Paul Church of Uganda in Wii-gweng village, Bishop Ogwal said he felt hesitant to accept the change of plan. He disclosed to Christians that he felt that the prayers should have taken place at Namirembe Cathedral, the provincial cathedral of the Church of Uganda after being moved from the martyrs’ home village in Wii-gweng.
14:01
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Pictorial: Prayers to Mark 44th Anniversary of St. Janani Luwum Martyrdom in Kitgum 24

The memorial prayer was organized by the local organizing committee in Kitgum District and was presided over by the former Northern Uganda Diocese Bishops, Rt. Rev Nelson Onono-onweng and Benoni Ogwal Abwang. It attracted young and old Christians from within and outside Kitgum district.
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Wowed into Salvation by Luwum; 113-Year-Old Recounts Journey St Janani Luwum 3 1

Langa, a resident of Lamit Kapim Cell in Pager Division, Kitgum District and believed to be the oldest person alive in Acholi sub-region was born into a Pagan family around 1907. She turned to Christianity in 1948 and now recounts how hesitant she was to follow Christianity until a young Janan Luwum wowed her with the Gospel.
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200 People Invited for St Janani Luwum Commemoration 1

The Committee’s Secretary, Virginia Lugai Aciro says that the prayers have been restricted to only 200 Christians in conformity with the Health Ministry guidelines on curbing the spread of covid-19.
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Acholi Cultural Institution Criticizes Dominic Ongwen Conviction by ICC 3 1

Ongwen who commanded the LRA’s Sinia Brigade was found guilty of 61 out of the 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity for which he faced a trial before the International Criminal Court.
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Ongwen’s Family Broken by ICC Conviction, “Our Son was Turned into A killer” 2 1

His 69-year-old paternal uncle Johnson Odonga says that since then they never set eyes on Ongwen who was a humble child before being turned into a brutal killing “machine”. Odonga is bothered by the conviction and says that Ongwen deserves a pardon because he grew up in captivity where his abductors taught him only how to fight and kill.
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Ongwen Conviction Evokes Sad Memories, Brings Hope for LRA Victims lukodi massacre 3 3

“He gave instructions to loot food, abduct people, burn down the camp and the barracks,” the Presiding Judge Schmitt said. “An old woman who could not carry her load was strangled and had her throat cut,” he added. “His men shot, beat and abducted civilians in the head and the face to make sure they were dead.”
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Mixed Reactions from Relatives, Victims As Ongwen’s Judgement Day Nears 4 2 Top story

Janet Akonyo 48, one of the survivors of the attack told Uganda Radio Network that she has been closely following the trial and she is happy to know a verdict will be made on Thursday after a long wait. Akonyo says she lost a seven-year-old son and her grandfather during the evening raid orchestrated by the LRA.
09:44
09:44

Family Demands Answers Over Death of Gulu EC Staff 1 3

Speaking on behalf of the bereaved family, Walter Nyeko Okello asked the police to investigate the death of their son.
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Kyagulanyi Deserves Humane Treatment by Gov't -Bishop Ochola 1 2

His remarks come as the former presidential candidate completes the first week of restrictions imposed against his movement by security agencies that have also blocked access to his home in Magere, Wakiso District. Kyagulanyi is held with his wife Barbra Itungo, who reportedly has an 18-months-old baby in her custody.
08:58
08:58

Verification of War Claimants in Kitgum Kicks Off 4

Kitgum LCV Chairperson Jackson Omona says that they have received a team from the office of the Solicitor General that will work jointly with sub-county community development officers and sub-county chiefs to verify the claimants.
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Opposition and NRM Unite in Chua to Protect their Land Rights 4

Robinson Onecan Acen (Independent), Charles Onen Sali (Independent), Silver Oyet (Independent), Godfrey Luwo (NRM) and Margret Lamwaka Odwar (Independent) are among those who endorsed the pledge following concerns being raised by voters over the current moves over the status quo of land ownership.
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I’m In Talks With US Government Over Security Brutality-Kyagulanyi 2 1 Top story

His remarks come just two days after the US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo issued a statement indicating that the US is closely paying attention to the actions of some individuals seeking to impede the democratic processes in Uganda ahead of the 2021 general elections.
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Kitgum District Gets New LCV Vice Chairperson 1 2

Lapyem takes over the office which had been vacant following death of former Vice Chairperson Billy Graham Odongkara. Odongakara succumbed to covid-19 in September this year from Bregma Medical Center.
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