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15:20
15:20

Bush Fires Causing 80 Percent Loss of Perennial Crops Under OWC in Kitgum 2

Through the initiative, farmers in Kitgum received at least 388,557 citrus trees and 179,938 mango seedlings between 2015 and 2020. However, Lt. Col. Charles Bokello Odur, the Coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation in the district told URN that the seedlings were burnt by bush fires, especially during the dry season.
14:02
14:02

District Councilor Arrested After Murder of Shopkeeper Over Cigarettes

The LC V councilor representing Labongo Akwang Sub County Bosco Oketa Yot says on the fateful day the deceased identified as Mohammed Nyeko a resident of Awach Sub County in Gulu district was assaulted by the Denis Oroma hwen he told him he didn't sell cigarettes.
14:22
14:22

Karimojong Warriors Injure Four, Loot Over 100 Goats in Kitgum 1

Two of the male victims reportedly sustained gunshot injuries to their chest and legs while two females were shot using bows and arrows on Saturday night, according to reports from security personnel.
20:49
20:49

Suspected Karimonjong Warriors Severely Injure Elderly Couple in Kitgum

The victims were reportedly attacked last night when the assailants armed with bows and arrows raided their home in Labongo Otal village, Gule Parish in Orom Sub-county. Security identified the victims as Faustino Oyoo, 73, and his wife Laura Apio, 65, who are currently undergoing medical treatment at Namokora Health Center IV.
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.
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.
14:19
14:19

31 Arrested Partying in Kitgum Municipality

The suspects who include nine women and 22 men were picked from Corner pub in Central division, Kitgum Municipality on Thursday night.
15:54
15:54

Death of 22-year-old Man Sparks Revenge Attacks in Kitgum Orom East Subcounty 1

The deceased identified as John Ali a resident of Lucomo central village in Akurumo Parish was reportedly speared to death from his home at about 4 am on Wednesday by Simon Nagara. The suspect reportedly speared Ali on his left chest, killing him instantly.
12:10
12:10

Residents Intercept and Evict Pastoralists in Kitgum 2

Kidega says immediate inquiries revealed that the animals were brought in the area courtesy of a local resident identified as Livingstone Oketa who invited the pastoralists on a verbal agreement with the cattle keepers who would also herd his animals along theirs.
11:28
11:28

Suspects in Kitgum Shop Break-ins Further Remanded

Senior Resident State Attorney Hamza Muzime told the court that the sureties presented by the suspects in court were not substantive given the magnitude of the case.
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.
18:47
18:47

Truck Tips Over in Kitgum Municipality, Injures One 2 3

The victim identified only as Yona is a casual labourer working for China State Construction Engineering Corporation Ltd, the Chinese firm undertaking the construction of Kitgum Central Market. He was rushed for emergency medical treatment in critical condition.
13:30
13:30

Illegal Land Claimants Emerge Along Kitgum-Kidepo Road 5 1

The Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) is currently carrying out an assessment and evaluation exercise on properties that will be destroyed along the 115 km road stretch that has been earmarked for the upgrade to tarmac this financial year.
21:48
21:48

Six Remanded Over Shop Break-ins in Kitgum Municipality 1

The suspects who appeared before Kitgum Chief Magistrates Elizabeth Akullo on Monday were identified as Ronald Rubangakene aka the big, Richard Opala, Richard Okello, Sam Acire, and Robert Olony. They were charged with two counts of theft and shop breaking.
09:47
09:47

Six Suspected Thugs Arrested After Breaking Into 21 Shops in Kitgum Municipality 1

The youthful male suspects are reported to be part of the youth gangs who are alleged to have broken into 21 shops and an office in Owino market and Kitgum Main Bus park respectively. The thugs made off with several items valued in millions of shillings during the break-in.
07:16
07:16

Two Arrested over Illegal Fishing in Kitgum Community Valley Dam 3

According to Komakech, the arrest follows reports from the local community members after observing the duo selling fresh fish in the villages before alerting the authorities who swung into action and arrested them.
09:14
09:14

Security Launches Crackdown On Cargo Vehicles Violating Restrictions 2

Kitgum Resident district Commissioner, William Komakech, says the move follows reports that some cargo trucks and pickups have evolved into passenger service vehicles. While announcing the second lockdown, president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni banned both private and public transport with the exception of cargo trucks and pickups.
10:42
10:42

COVID-19 Restriction Enforcement Stirs Border Dispute in Kitgum 2

The conflict started after authorities in Mucwini Sub County reportedly set up a security checkpoint along the Kitgum-South Sudan highway at Ayoma village which is located in Pamolo Parish, Labongo Layamo Sub County.
13:00
13:00

S. Sudan Authorities Pursue Ugandan Housemaid for Theft of USD 5000 1

The suspect identified as Joan Oyella, a resident of Ayull Cell in Pager division, Kitgum Municipality is reported to have committed the crime while working as a housemaid for a South Sudan government dignitary in Juba.
16:33
16:33

Former Kitgum District Youth Chairperson Arrested For Selling Gov't Motorcycle 1

Oryema told detectives that he sold the motorcycle at 2 Million Shillings to a person identified only as Nyeko a resident of corner mission Cell in the Pandwong division of Kitgum Municipality.
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