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11:13
11:13

Kapelebyong Sets Targets For Better PLE Performance 1

The district has set targets for each sub county to produce at least five candidates in first grade at PLE this year. There are eleven sub counties including town councils making up Kapelebyong district.
07:50
07:50

Kapelebyong District Council Approves New Constituency 1

Francis Akorikin, the LC V Chairperson of Kapelebyong District, emphasized the unique circumstances of Kapelebyong, located on the border with Karamoja.
11:12
11:12

Kapelebyong Residents Turn to Kitchen Gardening to Fight Malnutrition food and nutrition 1 2

Cecilia Amoding of Acilakide Women Farmers’ Group says that most of the families have suffered cases of malnutrition because of the poor feeding habits and lack of access to the markets where vegetables are sold. She says that the introduction of kitchen gardens has helped the communities in the district to access food dietary and money when they sell excesses of their produce.
10:18
10:18

160 Farmers to Benefit from Micro- Irrigation Program in Kapelebyong world bank funding 1

Martin Opolot, a resident of Acinga sub-county says that the initiative is good but the cost of co-funding might challenge interested farmers.
23:58
23:58

Katakwi, Kapelebyong Celebrate Improved PLE Results PLE 2022 3 1

The districts tripled their first grades in the PLE results released on Friday. Katakwi district got 151 candidates in first grade compared to 61 in 2020, while Kapelebyong got 35 candidates in first grade, up from 10 in 2020.
09:33
09:33

Kapelebyong Reviews Security Measures to Curb Theft in Health Facilities teso sub region 1

Emmanuel Opio, the Kapelebyong District Communications Officer says that the district security committee has resolved to keep most of the drugs meant for HC2s and HC3s at the district headquarters until the security situation is fully addressed. 48M. The facilities raided were Nyada HC2 in Kapelebyong sub- county, Angerepo HC2 and Ajeleik HC2- all located in Acowa Sub County.
15:19
15:19

Teachers Strike: Kapelebyong Resorts to Parents for Support 1 2

Akorikin said that Kapelebyong district education system heavily relies on the government with more than 95 percent of children (39,000) attending government-aided schools offering Universal Primary and Secondary Education.
08:33
08:33

Children Missing as Kapelebyong Parents Flee Homes 1 3

Francis Akorikin, the LC V Chairperson of Kapelebyong district, says that about 20 children missing. He says that some children failed to locate their parents because of the gunfire exchange that forced them to scatter to different places.
16:52
16:52

Kapelebyong Residents Flee Fearing Suspected Karimojong Attack 2 3 Top story

Francis Akorikin, the Kapelebyong District LC V Chairperson, says that there was a gunfire exchange between the Anti-Stock Theft Unit- ASTU and the rustlers at Kirik Village in Achinga Sub County since Monday night when the suspected thieves were killed.
08:18
08:18

Over 100 People Flee Homes in Kapelebyong Over Karimojong Insurgence okungur sub county 1

Joyce Akareut, one of the residents who sleep at Airabet CoU, says that it’s better to suffer coldness when there is life. Akareut, who moves with her three children, says that she had not slept for days until she opted to relocate to the church.
07:32
07:32

Kapelebyong Residents Resort to Protests Over Karimojong Raids okungur sub county 3 Top story

Oscar Gregg Ageca, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman, says that Otai was shot during the pursuit of suspected Karimojong rustlers by the joint security forces of the Uganda People’s Defense Force and the Anti-Stock Theft Unit.
11:51
11:51

Alebtong, Kapelebyong to Share Road Equipment 1 1

Kapelebyong district carved out of Amuria in 2018 is struggling to open and maintain roads due to a lack of road equipment.
12:19
12:19

Police Hunt Hackers of Kapelebyong Headteacher 1

Ongom explains that the suspects took the deceased by surprise when they stormed his home wielding pangas on Monday evening and cut him into pieces before fleeing from the area. He noted that the suspects also beat up Simon Angela, another relative of the deceased when he tried to save the old man from attack.
07:26
07:26

14 Traders Hospitalized after Accident in Kapelebyong Simon Erwagu 1 2

The traders were returning to Soroti City when their vehicle, a Tata Lorry UAY 350E overturned at Adipala Village along Amuria Road. Two traders, a man with a broken leg and a lady with a broken rib have since been evacuated to Soroti Regional Referral Hospital after receiving first aid at Kapelebyong HC 1V.
05:23
05:23

Cattle Traders Decry Losses as Army Intensifies Operations in Karamoja Maj. Peter Mugisa 1 4

The traders say that they have lost more than 200 million Shillings since April, because of the operations. The losses are incurred when security operatives impound animals sold by Karimojong traders to the traders in Teso Sub Region.
08:05
08:05

Kapelebyong Man Surrenders Illegal Firearm UGanda Police Force 1 1

Osia explained that he exchanged three cows with Karimojong warriors in 2014 for the firearm. According to Osia, he was compelled to acquire the firearm to protect his kraal of seventy cattle them from Karimojong cattle thieves.
15:47
15:47

Running Water Claims Five Lives in Kapelebyong 1 Top story

Ekwaru says the situation is alarming as the topography of the district is low, which has left several areas submerged. He says that some parts of the district are only accessible by a boat, which was recently provided by Uganda National Roads Authority, UNRA.
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