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12:41
12:41

Police Manpower Shortage Stiffles Enforcement of Covid-19 Preventive Guidelines Police officers 3 1

Dr. Geoffrey Okello, the Acting Medical Superintendent Kitgum General Hospital, says many people are not following the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs issued by the Health Ministry in regards to fighting Covid-19.
12:40
12:40

Pandwong Health Workers Start Outreach Programs for Patients Ministry of Health 3 1

Kitgum Municipal Council Town Clerk, Emmanuel Banya says that the health workers have resumed outreach programmes on immunization, attending to HIV patients and monitoring Village Health team [VHT] activities.
11:16
11:16

Kitgum Covid-19 Taskforce to Establish Screening Centre At Uganda-South Sudan Border Torit state 2 1

William Komakech, Kitgum Resident District Commissioner says there have been growing concerns on infiltration of South Sudanese from Torit state entering the district through Orom Sub county.
13:08
13:08

COVID-19 Suspects Flee Quarantine Centre After Gunshot Sound 2

It’s reported that a police officer who was guarding the facility fired multiple shots in the air in an attempt to scare off a motorist after an altercation for allegedly riding past 6 pm. The sound of gunshots evoked fear and panic among the suspects at the centre, forcing them to flee for dear lives.
16:54
16:54

LCI Chairperson in Kitgum Arrested For Aiding Entry of South Sudan National Lucom Vilage 2

William Komakech, Kitgum Resident District Commissioner revealed during a weekly covid-19 taskforce meeting on Friday that the south Sudanese was intercepted by locals while crossing a porous border point into the district.
07:43
07:43

Kitgum Runs Out of COVID-19 Sample Collection Kits

William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner also the district covid-19 task-force chairperson says 21 sample collection kits that were delivered from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital over the weekend are now finished. The district had by last week run out of the collection kits but got emergency supplies from Gulu to extract swab samples from high risks contacts of the male positive patient.
15:26
15:26

Kitgum Land Row: Over 40 Huts Set Ablaze In Revenge Attack Pajong Clan 1 Top story

A security officer, who spoke to Uganda Radio Network on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisal, said the Friday attack seemingly stems from Okwi’s killing.
07:57
07:57

Hundreds Flee Homes in Kitgum For Fear of Reprisal Attacks 2 2

The locals along with their village chairperson abandoned their homes on Sunday following the disappearance of a man from pajong clan who is suspected to have been killed over a land dispute on Saturday night.
17:34
17:34

Two UPDF Soldiers Arrested for Mounting Illegal Roadblocks in Kitgum 1

The soldiers were arrested on Saturday night in Pandwong Division where they had reportedly mounted a separate roadblock to extort money from unsuspecting road users during curfew time. The Police, however, declined to divulge details of their particulars for fear of jeopardising investigations.
15:05
15:05

Teacher Designs Foot Peddled Hand Washing Tap to Fight Covid-19 Spread 1 4

James Oryema Ludega, a Technical drawing teacher at Kitgum High School, says unlike hand held taps used in public places, which have high chances of spreading infection, the foot paddle presents a suitable alternative.
15:32
15:32

Woman Hacked to Death in Kitgum over Land Dispute

Wilson Nyeko, the Labonga Amida Sub-county LCIII Chairperson says that the deceased was waylaid and killed after visiting the disputed land.
18:13
18:13

Quarantined Russian Nationals Test Negative to COVID-19 Bomah Hotel Ltd 1 4

Test Samples from Gribov Vladislav, Kozhevin Viacheslav and their driver Joseph Aburek were extracted last week by health officials in the district and taken for the test at Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe. Health officials in the district who didn’t want to be named due to sensitivity of the matter says test results of the suspects which turned out negative were released over the weekend by Ministry of Health.
11:59
11:59

Cross Border Truck Drivers Banned from Stopovers in Kitgum President Museveni 1 1

The resolution made during a weekly task-force meeting on Friday aims at curbing truck drivers from neighbouring East African countries from spreading the virus.
15:39
15:39

Sub County Chairperson, LCV Councilor Quarantined in Kitgum Russian Nationals 1

Quirino Olum, the Orom Sub County Chairperson and LCV Councilor Abraham Aturu were put under mandatory 14 days quarantine at St Joseph Hospital Kitgum on Tuesday following a decision reached at by Task-force members.
17:21
17:21

Arrested Russian Nationals Returned to Kitgum Orom Sub-county 2 Top story

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech told the District Covid-19 task-force meeting on Tuesday that the suspects were returned on the orders of the Internal Affairs Minister, Gen Jeje Odongo.
15:53
15:53

Kitgum Councilor Thrown Out Of Covid-19 Task Force Meeting Russian Nationals 3

Nyero Kenneth Nyok-Cek, the Lc5 Councilor of Namokora Sub county had turned up among members of the district task-force for a weekly meeting when the Resident District Commissioner William Komakech asked him to step aside from the meeting on Tuesday.
10:34
10:34

Arrested Russians Nationals Transferred to Kampala 4 2 Top story

Komakech said they have since charged the suspects with three counts of disobedience of lawful, using a government number plate on a private vehicle and violating quarantine guidelines.
12:50
12:50

Large Swarms of Desert Locusts Invade Northern Uganda agriculture 1 2 Top story

Bosco Ongom Cankura, the Lagoro Sub County Chairperson says the locusts have invaded all the four parishes of Lawko, Laber, Pawidi, And Lalano adding that they are posing threats to farming. Cankura cited that the young locusts have already started destroying maize crops belonging to local farmers in Lalano parish.
17:32
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Police in Kitgum Stuck With Capital Offenders As Courts Remain Closed 1

Security personnel say the suspects were arrested on separate days shortly after courts were suspended and have since remained in detention at Kitgum central police station.
16:58
16:58

Boda Boda Cyclists Join Kitgum Covid-19 Taskforce Boda Boda riders 6

William Komakech, the Kitgum resident commissioner says Boda Boda riders within the district have now been added as the sixth subcommittee in the task force to aid in implementation of the president’s directives.
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