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09:19
09:19

Five Ugandans Released by South Sudan Captors in Kitgum 3

The ex-captives have been identified as, Charles Nyeko, Betty Achiro, Amos Odera, Omal Denis and one person only identified as Aketo. They are all residents of Orom East and Kiteny in the Kitgum district.
15:36
15:36

Tension as Gun Wielding Gangs Attack Boda boda Riders in Kitgum 2

Simon Oyet, the Chairperson of Kitgum District Boda-Boda Association, says that Mambo is currently nursing bullet wounds at Kitgum General Hospital.
13:22
13:22

Angry Residents Lynch One, Burn Car As Accomplices Escape 1 1

The mob managed to recover the loot before torching the vehicle, a Toyota Ipsum registration number UBA 444U that the suspects were using.
10:02
10:02

Residents Request For Firearms to Counter Armed Rustlers 5 3

According to Toodera, residents are concerned over the resurgence of the warriors who stage armed attacks to steal livestock, which often claims the lives of innocent civilians. The raiders also kidnap and rape women and girls.
18:11
18:11

Waterborne Diseases Hit Kitgum District Namokora Sub County 1 3

Rose Lalam, the Secretary for Women`s Affairs in Nyapea ‘’B’’ village said that she and members of her household have for the past months’ battled diarrhea and dysentery.
12:05
12:05

Thousands in Kitgum Face Eviction As Cooperative Union Reclaims Ranch Land 3

The disputed land in question measures about 60 square miles which stretches and covers parts of Lagoro and Lalano Sub Counties in Kitgum district, Wol in Agago district, and Latanya in Pader district.
13:49
13:49

Kitgum Residents Struggle to Access Clean Water as Boreholes Run Dry 2 1

All the boreholes were drilled near seasonal swamps in order to draw water due to the rocky and arid nature of the area. However, most of the seasonal swamps have currently dried up.
11:49
11:49

Kitgum Targets 48,000 Children in Mass Polio Vaccination Campaign 1

According to Dr. Okello, the exercise will be carried out door-to-door and at all existing health facilities in the district.
12:20
12:20

Kitgum Disco Death Sparks Retaliatory Attack 1

According to Nyero, upon receiving information that the suspects belong to Padwong clan in Punakuru Cell Central ward in Namukora Town Council, the deceased relatives from Pugoda Orim clan in Wigweng Cell decided to carry out a revenge attack in the wee hours of Thursday morning.
12:31
12:31

Namukora Residents Remain in Panic After Elephant Invasion 1 1

Nyero says residents spent the better part of Saturday trying to blow whistles and vuvuzelas as they banged tins, jerrycans and drums and set fires as a measure of repulsing the stray elephants away, without success.
19:21
19:21

Judiciary to Promote Mediation to Reduce Case Backlog 1

The Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo reveals that mediation remains a crucial aspect for the judicial work and promoting it will help tackle the slow administration of justice in courts.
13:52
13:52

President Has A Right to Express Views on Bail Reforms-Justice Owiny-Dollo Police bond 1 3

Justice Dollo says that there is nothing wrong with Museveni expressing his views as a citizen and an elected leader, contrary to the debate it has garnered among Ugandans.
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 1 4

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 2 1

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.
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