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New Administrative Units to Get Funding This Year-Magyezi 3 1 Top story

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network in an interview, Magyezi noted that the government is looking for money to fund the operations of the new administrative units with the approval of the budget this year.
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Kitgum Recalls Staff Months After Scaling Down over Covid-19 COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1

Close to 80 percent of non-essential staff at the district headquarters and sub-counties were advised to work from home in a directive issued by Chief Administrative Officer Martin Jacan Gwokto in August last year.
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Kitgum Approves UGX 780 Million Budget To Fight Desert Locust Desert locusts 3 1 Top story

William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, who is heading the District Locust Task Force, says the budget will help in the purchase of motorised sprayers to facilitate the team heading the locust fight.
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Kitgum District Councillors Bitter Over Slow Construction of Seed School 4 1

Construction of the school started in November last year, almost six months after Zeep Construction Uganda Ltd, the company that was awarded a contract to construct the school, failed to start works.
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Kitgum Battles UGX 260 Million Debt minsitry of finance 3 1

Jackson Omona, the Kitgum District LC5 Chairperson explains that the debt accrued from the recruitment of civil servants without approval from the Ministry of Public Service leading to an understatement of salaries.
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Vacant Posts in Schools Worry Kitgum Leaders financial year 1 2 Top story

Only four schools have substantive deputy head teachers leaving 87 positions vacant. Omona noted that with the 1:59 teacher pupil ratio against the recommended 1:53 ratio, Kitgum needs to recruit at least 104 teachers to enable the district achieve the 1:50 teacher pupil ratio.
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Transfer of Public Officers Raises Eyebrows in Kitgum service delivery 2

Jackson Omona, the Kitgum District LC5 Chairperson explained that some of the recent transfers in the district were tagged to the performance of some of the transferred officers.
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Kitgum Residents Petition District Over Absenteeism of Civil Servants absenteeism at work 1

Governments standing order paper which is a signature policy document issued by the Ministry of Public Service to guide human resource management in the public service departments has been constantly abused especially by local government workers.
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Parenting Three Martyrs Excites Kitgum Residents 3 1

Father Anthony Nyeko, the Priest of St. Marys Catholic Parish in Kitgum district, says the martyrdom of the three saints has impacted the ministry of Christ in many ways.
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18:45

Gunshots Rock Kitgum Bus Park 2

Assistant Superintendent of Police Moses Oola, the district Police Commander of Kitgum intervened ordering his personnel to forcefully break the padlock and allow the buses proceed. The move did not go down well with members of the Kitgum Taxi Operators and Drivers Association KITODA and officials from the Central Division who attempted to lynch the DPC for siding with the bus owners.
07:45
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Drought Triggers Acute Hunger in Kitgum 4 3

Locals in the six parishes that make Orom, some 60kms East of Kitgum town, survive on just a meal a day. The area suffered drought between October last year and April this year.
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Boda Boda Leaders Accuse District Officials of Interference 2 1

Eugene Lam, the chairperson Kitgum District Boda boda Association, accuses the trio of meddling in the affairs of boda boda operations in the district with the aim of exploiting them. He says the trio has gone ahead to form a parallel association of boda boda cyclists in the district.
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Shrine Belonging To Lakwena's Father Demolished In Kitgum alice lakwena 1 4

Authorities in Kitgum district on Sunday demolished a temple of worship erected by Severino Lukoya, the father of deceased rebel leader Alice Lakwena citing cult worship.
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Kitgum Runs Out Of ID Registration Forms national id 4

The Electoral Commission officials in Kitgum district are facing acute shortfalls of registration forms being used in the ongoing national mass enrollment exercise.
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Ghost Workers Overwhelm Kitgum Health Center 3

A long list of nonexistent health workers was displayed at the facility by Kenneth Nyero, the committee chairperson on Wednesday. It contains names of 38 health workers drawing more than Ugx 254 million in salaries every month.
08:23
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New Campaign Takes Sexual Reproductive Health Services To Kitgum Youth 2

A new partnership between a USAID-funded project, Kitgum district Health department and Straight Talk Foundation is increasing access to reproductive health services among the youth in the district.
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Kitgum Committee Chairperson Detained Over Theft of Government Motorcycle 2

Police in Kitgum district on Monday detained the chairperson of committee of Works, Roads and Water over theft of government motorcycle registration number LG 0004 – 56.
07:28
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Kitgum Fails To Attract Doctors, Midwives 3

The Ministry of Public Service in March authorized the recruitment of 20 midwives and doctors who are specialists in Maternal, Newborn and child health after ranking the district second for high maternal and infant mortality rates in the country. It said in a report 1,628 mothers and children died in Kitgum district in 2013 during child birth. The same report said 16 expectant mothers die every day in Uganda during child birth.
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14:53

Lack Of Water Hampers ASTU Deployment In Kitgum

The establishment of an anti-stock theft Unit (ASTU) in Lalekan Village in Kitgum district has stalled due to lack of safe and clean water in the area.
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Opposition Leaders Visit Archbishop Janani Luwum's Tomb for Inspiration

Dr. Olara Otunu explained that they visited the tomb of the slain clergy to draw inspiration to sustain their electoral reforms campaign without fear of violence meted against them by the Police.
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