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11:15
11:15

Honey Production Changes Fortunes for Communities in Amudat 3 1

Honey production has been changing fortunes for residents in Amudat district who initially relied heavily on cattle keeping and subsistence farming. For the last two years, production has increased thanks to support from district production office and Nabuin Zonal Agricultural Research Development Institute.
15:57
15:57

Karamoja Lifestyles Affect Measles-Rubella Immunization Campaign Ministry of Health 3 1

Dr Peter Kusolo, the District Health Officer says that while the exercise has been running smoothly for children below five years, those aged 8-15 years, could not be easily captured because a number of them were not in school, and could not willingly go to the community immunization centres.
16:30
16:30

Amudat Leaders Demand Transfer of CAO 1

In its district council resolution of May 31st, Amudat leaders petitioned the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government for immediate transfer of the CAO who has been in the district for less than six months.
17:27
17:27

Ministry of Public Service to Investigate Amudat Staff Recruitment rdc robert adiama 1

In his petition, Lotem claims that the recruitment was not based on merit but on tribe, nepotism, political affiliation and solicitation [exchange] of money for jobs. He also indicated that the positions advertised were filled with people without the required qualifications.
15:34
15:34

Uncertanity as Amudat CAO Fails to Sign Appointment Letters 2 1

However, after the interviews, some of the posts had their appointments withheld following a petition by a concerned citizen in the district. The petitioner cited political interference in the recruitment process.
13:06
13:06

Constructuion of Amudat Council Chambers Stalls 1 1

When contacted, the new Chief Administrative Officer for Amudat, Hajji Wasswa Masokoyi says they have allocated another 185 million shillings for the completion of the chamber hall.
11:07
11:07

Contractor Abandons Amudat Livestock Market 2 1

Dr. Stephen Kajura, the National Coordinator of Resilience Project at MAAIF says they have written to the contractor about the delayed construction. He notes that the contractor handling Amudat works is still handling the Nakapiripirit Market under the same project.
11:23
11:23

Amudat Revisits Wage Bill to Address Staff Shortage 1 1

Apart from the District Internal Auditor and the District Production Officer, all other heads of department are in acting positions. According to the Auditor General’s Report for the 2016/2017 financial year, the district had a staffing gap of 160 positions.
17:25
17:25

12-Year-Old Re-admitted After Eating WFP Relief Food food poisoning 1 1

Selina Sande, a teen from Kadam village was re-admitted on Friday, just hours after she was discharged from the same hospital. She is one of the 25 people who were hospitalized in Amudat Hospital after eating food ratios distributed by World Food Programme, WFP.
18:29
18:29

Amudat Leaders Protest Delayed Repair of Cholol Bridge mark ssali 2 1

Mark Ssali, the Head of Communication at Uganda National Roads Authority, UNRA says they have secured contractor to work on the bridge. He notes that actual work will commence in September this year but the contractor is expected to improvise some access through the broken bridge.
19:36
19:36

Minister Tasks Amudat to Explain Poor PLE Performance 3 1

The district obtained one candidate in Division One, eighty-one in second grade, 86 in third grade and 38 failed the examination.
13:12
13:12

NUSAF III, Resilience Projects On The Spot In Amudat nusaf 3 1 4

Wilson Lopongo, the Amudat Town Council chairperson says a number of activities have been affected by the managers of the projects due to political influence from executive members of council. Citing Kamukon road works and tree project under NUSAF 3, Lopongo revealed that more than UGX 50 Million has not reached the beneficiaries yet it was withdrawn from the account early in January.
18:39
18:39

Amudat Embraces Adult Literacy Program 2 1

Irene Cheluk, one of the beneficiaries of FAL in Alakas Village, Amudat Sub County says the program has helped her to differentiate immunization cards of her children from other documents in the house.
07:37
07:37

Amudat Wants Gov't to Take Over Community Schools 3 1

Ben Luke Logiel, the District Education Officer, Amudat says failure by government to code the schools has affected education sector in the district. Logiel says that there are 32 community primary schools against the eleven government-aided schools in the district.
11:53
11:53

Limited Business Skills Fail YLP in Amudat 2 1

Out of 844 million shillings disbursed to Amudat between 2014/2015 and 2016/2017 financial years, only UGX 108. 3 million has been recovered from the 107 groups generated across the district.
15:38
15:38

Amudat Children Defy Parents to Enroll in School karamoja sub region 3 1

Ben Luke Logiel, the Amudat District Education Officer says more than 5 of the pupils enrolled in schools without the knowledge of their parents.
18:32
18:32

Power Crisis Hinders Work at Amudat District Headquarters national grid 2 1

It has taken about five years to have electricity connected to the district headquarters. All the offices rely on solar that was donated by former Karamoja Livelihood Program, KALIP.
15:15
15:15

Government Offers Reward to Reformed FGM Surgeons unicef uganda 1 1

After cutting the girls , Surgeons are often given different gifts including money from the parents or from the mutilated girls themselves. This monetary benefit is reported to be one of the reasons why the outlawed vice is thriving.
11:36
11:36

Porous Border Aiding Genital Mutilation in Amudat unicef uganda 1 1

Locals say that the porous border is aiding the continuation of FGM, a practice which was outlawed in Uganda, but remains popular among the Pokot and Kalenjin of Kenya, who share a common culture and customs with the Pokot community in Amudat.
17:27
17:27

Miss Tourism Joins Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation unicef uganda 3 1

The practice which was outlawed close to 10 years ago, persists among the Tepeth in Moroto, the Pokot in Amudat and in parts of Nakapiripirit district. A survey conducted by the UN Agency for children- UNICEF indicates that FGM prevalence remains high in Amudat district.
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