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21:06
21:06

Gender Based Violence: 27 Women Raped in Amudat GBV 2

Joyce Alungat, the Chairperson of Women’s Network Amudat explains that the rapists killed their victims with the purpose of defeating justices for their heinous crime. She said that the rapists killed the women in Karita, a cosmopolitan area along the Uganda- Kenya border area.
07:03
07:03

Court Sessions to Start in Amudat District 2

His Worship Emmy Sayekwo says the extension of the bi-weekly court sessions to Amudat is a step toward improving access to justice and a cornerstone in reducing crime through justice system.
05:29
05:29

Amudat District to Get Rescue Centre for GBV Victims UNFPA Uganda 2 1

The 300 Million Shillings centre that will be located at the district headquarters is being funded by the UNFPA. It will house survivors of gender-based violence and girls escaping from Female Genital Mutilation cases.
13:07
13:07

Amudat District Stuck With 37 Child Marriage Escapees COVID-19 task force 3 1

Amudat district is currently stuck with 37 Pokot girls below the age of 18 who were being forced into child marriage.
10:51
10:51

Amudat Girls use Lockdown to Sneak to Kenya to be Circumcized police 1 2 Top story

URN reports that girls as young as 12 and above are eluding legal frameworks including law enforcement by sneaking for to cut themselves in small groups before the parents finally find them a specialist to complete the procedure.
20:03
20:03

Amudat District Children Lose Out Completely on Learning Since Lockdown 1 2

Amudat does not have any radio station at all, while the nearest, Heritage FM based in Nakapiripirit is not received in the area. The only radio station listened to in Amudat is Kenya’s Kalya which is based in Kapenguria. Kalya broadcasts in Kiswahili and Pokot languages without any education program, according to residents.
05:51
05:51

UN Resident Coordinator Gives Hope to Child Abuse Survivors teenage pregnancy 1 2

She encouraged the survivors to overcome traditional beliefs and culture by embracing education and ensuring they complete school and become future leaders. Malango said there were opportunities for the survivors to make a turnaround and take charge of their own future by staying in school by attaining higher levels of education.
21:57
21:57

Amudat District Gets Health Centre IV MoH 2

Amudat District Health Officer Dr Peter Kusolo is optimistic that with the upgrade, the community of Amudat will access more specialized services such as laboratory, surgical and maternity. He is hopeful that this will also curtail maternal deaths.
18:23
18:23

Construction of Cross Border Markets in Amudat Near Completion cattle 1

The markets are being constructed by Amudat District local government with support from Mercy Corps, Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU) and government of Uganda, through the Resilience Project.
16:08
16:08

Amudat District Road Works Excite Residents Amudat Road Network 3

The district has fixed a total road distance of 89 kilometres on nine road sections in three sub-counties creating access to areas that were cut off due to a collapsed road network. The district Engineer Martin Opio says that over 260 million Shillings from the Uganda Road Fund has been spent on the task which started in June 2019.
15:59
15:59

Amudat Youth Reap Big from Beekeeping bee keeping 2

Mauriti says he decided to go for bee keeping after failing in crop production twice due to drought.
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.
18:14
18:14

Amudat Council Finally Passes UGX 13bn Budget rdc robert adiama 1 1

Last month, the district council resolved not to pass the budget in protest for what they described as misconduct by the Chief Administrative Officer, Hajji Waswa Masokoyi.
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 1 2

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.
15:22
15:22

Amudat Police Station Develops Cracks Before Completion rdc robert adiama 1 2

The construction started in 2007 until 2013 when the contractor, Aaron Kemboi Mbiema abandoned the site. However, the police occupied the building due to shortage of office space and accommodation.
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.
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