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06:34
06:34

NUP Sets Foot in East Acholi Region With New Regional Office 2021 general polls 2

Tony Olenge Olanya, the Regional Coordinator for People Power Movement in Acholi Sub-region says the office, in Pandwong Division, roughly a kilometre away from the heart of Kitgum municipality will give a permanent address for NUP and coordinate all its activities in the region.
17:22
17:22

UPDF Impersonator Arrested in Kitgum 2

The suspect, identified as Brian Omara alias Vincent Onyang was arrested while drunk and donning full military uniform in Kitgum Municipality on Tuesday.
04:49
04:49

Minister Anywar Asks Kitgum Locals to Vacate River Banks floods 7 2

More than 200 people in Luwalinga and Lamdogi cells in Central Division, parts of Pandwong and Pager Divisions were affected by the Wednesday night floods. They comprised of illegal settlers in the gazetted wetland along the river banks and those outside the wetland boundaries according to reports from local leaders.
09:36
09:36

Kitgum Prison Turned Into Covid-19 Quarantine Center for Inmates 2 1

Frank Baine, Uganda Prisons Spokesperson, says that the prison cells will be used to hold new inmates on remand from all over Acholi sub-region to curb the spread of COVID-19.
07:30
07:30

Floods Hit Kitgum Municipality as R. Pager Bursts Banks central division 4 2

Several fish ponds, nursery beds for trees, a residential house, vegetable and maize gardens near the river banks in Pager and Central Divisions have since been submerged. Margaret Lakidi, a fish farmer in Ayul B village in Pager Division says five of her fish ponds have been submerged.
05:55
05:55

Army Recovers 39 Cattle Looted by Suspected Karamojong Warriors in Kitgum Orom Subcounty 2

The warriors reportedly raided Agoromin village in Lolwa Parish at about 5 pm on Monday evening and looted 60 animals belonging to Calvin Ocaya, a livestock farmer in the area. 26 of the looted animals were Freshian while 34 were local breeds, security personnel reported.
12:41
12:41

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

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 1 3

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.
18:10
18:10

Kitgum Task-force Waiting for Covid19 Test Results Three Month After Ministry Of Health

Dr. Olwedo says he has contacted the health Ministry severally over the test results but hasn’t received any feedback.
05:52
05:52

Irene Gleeson Commemoration Restricted to Only 50 People COVID-19 Pandemic 1

Mama Irene, as popularly referred to in Kitgum district, was an Australian Philanthropist who dedicated her life to helping thousands of needy children at the height of LRA insurgency in Northern Uganda. She was a pillar behind sheltering and educating several children during the two decades Lord’s Resistance Army insurgency in the region.
17:10
17:10

Kitgum Municipality Endorses Readjustment of USMID Project Designs 2 1

Alfred Alexis Abonga, the Kitgum Municipal Council Engineer says they have recommended that the design adopted for installation of solar street lights on Kitgum and Philip Adonga roads should instead be used for all the roads.
17:29
17:29

Floods Cut off Kitgum, Lamwo District Access Road flood waters 2 1

Amos Too-kwiny, a 68 years-old resident of Gol-ngom village in Pudo parish says the road has remained flooded for nearly a week now and has left many road users stranded.
07:31
07:31

Health Workers Abandon Duty at Kitgum General Hospital 1 1

But Dr Geoffrey Okello, the Acting Medical Superintendent at Kitgum General Hospital says the health workers stopped reporting to the facility almost a week ago, after indicating that they intended to conduct immunization and other activities in Padwong.
05:08
05:08

Kitgum Market Construction Suffers Setback Amidst COVID-19 Lockdown 2 1

The construction by China State Construction Engineering Corporation Ltd, which commenced in June last year, has only registered 33 per cent progress, a year since its commissioning. According to the timeline, the contractor was expected to have accomplished 50 per cent of the work by now.
12:48
12:48

Lockdown Upshots Drive More People into Farming COVID-19 Pandemic 4 1

Joel Odota, a resident of Padibe West Sub County in Lamwo district says that although farming runs in their family, he had not taken time to fully engage in agriculture until the pandemic rendered him jobless.
21:51
21:51

Police Recover Body of Kitgum Nurse From River 1

Dr Pamela Atim Okot, the Medical Director at St Joseph’s Hospital Kitgum, says the deceased volunteered at the facility for a year and was hired early this year.
15:58
15:58

Fruit Vendors in Kitgum Count Losses 1 2

Nabuzi says for more than six times, she had to throw away bananas worth 100,000 shillings that had started rotting on her stall as a result of low sales.
10:55
10:55

Kitgum Farmers Decry Exclusion From Nusaf-3 Procurement Procedure 1 3

Richard Kisuggi, the Chairperson of Abilgiri A Group undertaking sim sim and Cassava farming says the group is currently stuck with 60 hectares of land opened for implementing the project.
05:43
05:43

Plastic Wastes Provide Much Needed Shield for Medics in COVID-19 Fight Face shields 2 4

A group of environmental activists have chipped in to fill the gap with innovative ideas of producing affordable, yet protective medical face shields for health workers in the region using recycled plastic wastes. Takataka plastics, a social enterprise co-founded by Peter Okwoko is using melted polyethene terephthalate [PET] bottle plastic wastes to produce the shields.
16:54
16:54

Body of Kitgum Nurse Still Missing River Pager 1 2

Robert Mutegeki Akiiki 24 is believed to have died after being swept by fast-flowing waters as he attempted to cross the river to tend to his garden in Nyanza ward in Pager Division
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