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15:11
15:11

War Debt Claimants in Kitgum Protest Reduction of Cattle For Compensation 4 1

A total of 1,463 war debt claimants in the district were verified in the exercise to ascertain details of claimants and properties lost as the government moves to start compensation.
15:45
15:45

Districts Run out of COVID-19 Vaccine Amidst Overwhelming Demand 6 1 Top story

Some of the districts that have since reported stock out of covid-19 vaccine include the Northern Ugandan districts of Kitgum and Lira, Tororo, Masaka, Hoima, and Mbale among others.
08:13
08:13

Investigation On South Sudan Gang Incomplete-Army 1

Maj Flavia Terimulungi, the 5th Infantry Division Spokesperson however told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the suspects couldn’t appear in court last week because they were still undergoing investigation.
17:50
17:50

Kitgum Covid-19 Taskforce Seeks UGX 39.5M To Boost Vaccination COVID-19 Pandemic 3 1

Kitgum District health department received 3,120 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines from the Health Ministry in March this year. However available statistics show that only 1,066 doses of the vaccines have been used representing only 34.2 percent of the total vaccines released to five health facilities in the district.
10:36
10:36

Gov’t to Support Nodding Syndrome Victims NUSAF-III 2 1

Jenne Achola, a resident of Bongolaku village in Labongo Akwang Sub-county, Kitgum District is among parents in the region who aren’t happy with what they perceive as government reluctance to revitalize treatment of nodding syndrome patients.
17:12
17:12

56-Year- Old Man in Kitgum Struggles to Seek Justice 2 1

According to Okeny, on May 1, Odiya who is attached to Namukora Police Station together with some sub-county officials stormed his home to arrest him. Okeny explains that when he resisted, officers beat him and later bundled him into a vehicle and abandoned him at Namukora Health Centre IV.
15:44
15:44

What Next After Ongwen’s Sentencing? ICC 1 1

Ongwen 45, was found guilty of 61 crimes comprising crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in Northern Uganda between 1 July 2002 and 31 December 2005 while serving as a brigade commander of the LRA’s Sinia Brigade.
10:40
10:40

Kitgum COVID-19 Taskforce Considers Sensitization over Low Vaccine Uptake 1

Kitgum district received 3,120 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccines. But, statistical data obtained from the district health department indicates that by Sunday, April 25, only 537 people had been vaccinated. The data indicates that out of the registered 720 health workers, only 192 have received the jab, 144 teachers had received the jab against the targeted 1,189 and only 47 security personnel have been vaccinated.
19:38
19:38

Ongwen Asks ICC To Spare Him From 'Further' Imprisonment 5 1

Ongwen who made submissions at The Hague based court on Thursday during a mitigation session of his case noted that for 27 years since his abduction as a child by the LRA rebels, he lived in prison in captivity.
12:20
12:20

Kitgum, Lamwo Districts Stuck with UGX 1.8 Billion For Staff Recruitment wage bill 3

Kitgum District in particular received a wage bill of 1 Billion Shillings for the recruitment of staffs at both the District Local Government and the Municipal Council. Lamwo district was on the other hand allocated additional funding of about 800 million shillings for recruitment of staffs to fill in 52 positions.
18:00
18:00

Kitgum Pupils Stage Peaceful Protest Over Missing Past Examination Papers 2

The school headteacher, Quinto Oyera says it took the intervention of the school administration to plead with the candidates to calm down and restrain themselves from harming the teacher.
15:52
15:52

4,000 Residents in Matidi Sub County Hit By Water Crisis 4 3

The Aputubere A village LCI Chairperson Aldo, says they have struggled with water shortage for close to two years now after the only borehole had its pipes and rods worn out in around May 2019 and local residents have been unable to repair it.
07:48
07:48

UGX 64 Billion Project Boosts Water Access in Orom Sub County 2 1

Hellen Acen, another resident from Palubara Village says that she will be relieved of the burden of traveling over eight miles to the neighboring Namukora Sub County in search of clean drinking water.
18:59
18:59

Suspect Lies In Court For Lenience, Instead Given Five-Years-Jail Sentence

Richard Rubankane, a resident of Obokolot West village in Palabek Gem Sub-county in Lamwo District had appeared before the Kitgum Chief Magistrate Elizabeth Akullo for sentencing hearing over arson.
11:45
11:45

Jilted Man Kills Two-Months-Old Baby During Fight With Ex-Wife

The suspect identified as Raymond Akena reportedly killed the baby during a fight with his ex-wife Vicky Akanyo from her home, in Kaolo Cell, Namokora Sub-county, where she had married another man. Akena is said to have hit the boy’s head on the ground on Sunday morning.
09:29
09:29

Panic as Stray Elephants Invade Kitgum District stray animals 1 1 Top story

Qirino Olum, the Orom Sub County Chairperson Lower Local Government told the Uganda Radio Network on Saturday in an interview that the elephants have been into the area for a week now
11:17
11:17

Kitgum Hospital Children’s Ward Overwhelmed by Huge Number of Patients 3

Peter Bezzy Omoya, the Senior Administrator Kitgum General Hospital, says the high number of patients has piled immense pressure on the available facilities and health workers.
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
09:12

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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