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07:57
07:57

Kitgum Municipality MP Arrested For Holding Procession 1

The Forum for Democratic Change Party (FDC] stalwart was picked from his home in Pager Division, Kitgum Municipality on Friday evening.
17:56
17:56

Police Block Kitgum MP's Ambulance Donation Function 4 2

Martin Abigaba says they opted to intercept the legislator’s entourage acting on a tip off that he was planning to embark on dubious activities of mass gathering which was contrary to the current restriction imposed to curtail the spread of the deadly coronavirus
15:03
15:03

Security Heightened at District Borders As Enforcement of Travel Ban Kicks off 4 3

Hours after the travel ban came to effect, there has been the heavy deployment of armed police officers and Uganda People’s Defence Forces soldiers (UPDF) and the erection of roadblocks at various district boundaries across the country.
07:56
07:56

Prolonged Dry Spell Sparks Panic for Farmers in Kitgum, Lamwo Districts 4

George Canopowonya, a farmer in Matidi Sub County in Kitgum district says the dry spell that commenced in mid-May has affected both cash and food crops that have reportedly failed to sprout and are withering at their critical production stage.
17:19
17:19

Kitgum Parents Asked to Isolate Students 1 3

William Komakech, Kitgum District Resident District Commissioner told members of the district task force committee at a meeting on Thursday that students who returned home are now a high risk to the parents and community.
15:21
15:21

Dozens of COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Wasted In Kitgum Over Low Uptake-Report 1 3

According to health experts, the AstraZeneca vial can be re-refrigerated but after first opening, the cumulative storage time at room temperature must not exceed 6 hours and the total cumulative storage time must not exceed 48 hours.
15:11
15:11

War Debt Claimants in Kitgum Protest Reduction of Cattle For Compensation 4 1

A total of 1,463 war debt claimants in the district were verified in the exercise to ascertain details of claimants and properties lost as the government moves to start compensation.
15:45
15:45

Districts Run out of COVID-19 Vaccine Amidst Overwhelming Demand 6 1 Top story

Some of the districts that have since reported stock out of covid-19 vaccine include the Northern Ugandan districts of Kitgum and Lira, Tororo, Masaka, Hoima, and Mbale among others.
14:40
14:40

Motorcycle, Office Furniture Recovered from Former Kitgum Mayor 2 2

The assets comprising a table for the office of the Mayor, four executive chairs for the council, and a motorcycle registration UG 1096Y belonging to the youth council were recovered on Monday.
08:24
08:24

Demand for COVID-19 Jab Overwhelms Medics in Kitgum 1 2

Health officials in the district disclosed that more than 500 people were vaccinated on Monday, the highest number recorded in a single day since the vaccination exercise kicked off on May 17, this year. William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner told Uganda Radio Network-URN on Tuesday that the vaccine uptake has shot up rapidly since the end of last week.
12:53
12:53

Kitgum Gov’t Health Facilities Run Out of Gloves examination gloves 1 2 Top story

Gloria Lakisa, a senior three student of Kitgum Standard High School was among dozens of patients who couldn’t be examined because she couldn’t afford Shillings 1,000 to buy examination gloves.
11:26
11:26

Kitgum District Registers Low Turn Up for Second Covid-19 Vaccine Dose Health Ministry 1 4

At Kitgum General Hospital, for instance, health workers had by Thursday vaccinated only 26 people who returned for their second dose.
16:40
16:40

Two Arrested over Fuel Theft in Kitgum 2 2

David Aisu the Kitgum District Internal Security Officer identified the suspects as Ronald Zemuswa the operator of the wheel loader and Eddie Watmon a Boda Boda cyclist.
08:13
08:13

Investigation On South Sudan Gang Incomplete-Army 1

Maj Flavia Terimulungi, the 5th Infantry Division Spokesperson however told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the suspects couldn’t appear in court last week because they were still undergoing investigation.
17:50
17:50

Kitgum Covid-19 Taskforce Seeks UGX 39.5M To Boost Vaccination COVID-19 Pandemic 1 3

Kitgum District health department received 3,120 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines from the Health Ministry in March this year. However available statistics show that only 1,066 doses of the vaccines have been used representing only 34.2 percent of the total vaccines released to five health facilities in the district.
15:05
15:05

Kitgum Residents Intercept Truck Carrying Stolen Livestock 2

The chairperson of security surveillance for the Pager division Agnes Atim Onek, says that the FUSO truck registration number UBF 400C was transporting 22 herds of cattle to Kampala.
10:36
10:36

Gov’t to Support Nodding Syndrome Victims NUSAF-III 1 2

Jenne Achola, a resident of Bongolaku village in Labongo Akwang Sub-county, Kitgum District is among parents in the region who aren’t happy with what they perceive as government reluctance to revitalize treatment of nodding syndrome patients.
17:12
17:12

56-Year- Old Man in Kitgum Struggles to Seek Justice 1 2

According to Okeny, on May 1, Odiya who is attached to Namukora Police Station together with some sub-county officials stormed his home to arrest him. Okeny explains that when he resisted, officers beat him and later bundled him into a vehicle and abandoned him at Namukora Health Centre IV.
10:04
10:04

Mangoes Rot Away in Acholi Over Limited Market mango farmers 6 2

Hellen Laryang, a mango farmer who owns more than 30 mango trees in Dure central village in Latanya Sub-county, in Pader District notes that several tons of mangoes are rotting away in her orchard because she doesn’t have markets.
12:38
12:38

Division Chairperson Injured in Family Land Row in Kitgum

Ocan who is the Pandwong Division LCV Councilor elect was reportedly hit on the head and flogged several times on Saturday evening from bola Village in Pajimo Parish, Labongo Akwang Sub-county.
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