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16:41
16:41

Running Battles as Vendors are Evicted from Kitgum Streets 2 3

During the clampdown that was enforced by the Central division authorities, police and law enforcement officers were overwhelmed by rowdy altercations as the street vendors resisted the eviction. Some were seen running around with their goods while others had their merchandise thrown on the streets.
14:27
14:27

Slow Business at Kitgum Bus Park as Public Transport Resumes 4 1

The government imposed a second lockdown in mid-June following a spike in COVID-19 infections and deaths. It also issued several restrictions among them the suspension of public transport, which were lifted on Friday with taxis now advised to carry only 50 per cent of their licenced capacity.
16:21
16:21

1,600 VHTs Trained to Monitor COVID-19 Homebased Care Patients in Kitgum 2

Kitgum District Surveillance Focal Point Person Simon Knox Okongo says that the training was aimed at easing follow up of COVID-19 patients within the community which are sometimes not easily and frequently accessed by health workers.
09:47
09:47

Six Suspected Thugs Arrested After Breaking Into 21 Shops in Kitgum Municipality 1

The youthful male suspects are reported to be part of the youth gangs who are alleged to have broken into 21 shops and an office in Owino market and Kitgum Main Bus park respectively. The thugs made off with several items valued in millions of shillings during the break-in.
15:43
15:43

Thugs Break Into 21 Shops in Kitgum Municipality 1 3

Joyce Oyella, another businesswoman and proprietor of Kit Lobo knitting and Tailoring Center whose shop was also broken into says she lost goods worth five million shillings .
17:38
17:38

Consultant Starts Architectural Review for USMID Road Designs in Kitgum 2 1

Kitgum Municipal Council signed a contract with Trio Consultants Ltd in June this year to supervise, China Railway 18 Bureau Group Co Ltd that was contracted to undertake the 16.6 Billion shillings road construction.
14:18
14:18

Kitgum Registers Decline in Covid-19 Testing 1 3

Simon Knox Okongo, the Kitgum District Surveillance Focal Point Person says for nearly a week now, only about 20 people voluntarily turned up for RDT and PCR test in three designated Covid-19 testing centers.
11:24
11:24

South Sudanese Rebel Invasion Worries Kitgum Residents 1 2

According to Christopher Obol Arwai, Kitgum district chairperson, the estimated number of the rebels alleged to have entered the forest is more than 500 and are already wracking havoc in the community.
08:17
08:17

Akol Calls for Unity as He Assumes Acholi Parliamentary Group Leadership 1 2

Akol, the Kilak North Member of Parliament was elected to lead APG for a two-and-a-half-year tenure on Thursday from Parliament. He collected 11 votes to defeat Omoro District Woman Member of Parliament Catherine Lamwaka who had 10 votes. The two other contenders; Phillip Okin Ojara and Hillary Onek Obaloker stepped down before the polls.
16:06
16:06

Security Personnel Accused of Harassing Health Workers During Curfew 1 1

Innocent Rubangakene, a Laboratory scientist at Kitgum General Hospital told members of Kitgum Covid-19 Task Force on Thursday that he has been a victim of harassment meted on him by security personnel during curfew hours.
14:05
14:05

Gov’t Defers Covid-19 Cash Payment for 600 in Kitgum 2

Some 3,675 people were registered within the Municipality to get the 100,000 Shillings cash relief for those whose daily earnings were affected by the 42 days’ lockdown instituted by the government.
10:59
10:59

Acholi MPs to Reach Consensus on APG Positions 6 1

At least 16 legislators have so far declared interests in the various positions of APG out of nine are for top slots by Tuesday, the closing date for declaration of interest, ahead of Thursday’s election.
10:04
10:04

Construction of UGX 23b Kitgum Main Market Resumes Kitgum Municipality 1 2

Kitgum Main Market was meant to be completed by July this year after its construction commenced in June 2019.
15:46
15:46

Rwot Acana Faults Local Leaders for Abetting Environmental Destruction 1 2

Rwot Acana described the local leaders whom he didn’t mention by names as the worst people dragging the region backward through their acts of assisting in cutting down trees.
13:27
13:27

Acholi Paramount Chief Defends Bride Price Regulation 1 2

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network in an interview, Rwot Acana says the cultural institution was right to intervene in the marriage woes in the region saying the ceremony had turned commercial and uncultured.
19:49
19:49

Nodding Syndrome Patients in Kitgum Starving 4 1

Mary Achola a resident of Tumangur village in Bongolaku ward whose three children are battling nodding syndrome says her children’s health condition is deteriorating due to lack of adequate food.
15:33
15:33

Stray Elephants Invade Kitgum District marauding elephants 4 1

Orom Sub-County Chairperson Johnson Todera Acellam says that close to 200 hectares of food crops have since been destroyed by the marauding elephants.
07:17
07:17

Chinese Firm Appends Signature for Multi-Billion USMID Road Works in Kitgum Muncipality Kitgum Municipality 3 1

Kitgum Municipal Council Town Clerk Emmanuel Banya says that the contract signing marks the final journey to actual implementation of road works in the Municipality.
09:09
09:09

Minister Anywar Moves to Pay Health Workers’ Risk Allowances in Kitgum 2

Anywar says the intervention follows concerns by the district COVID-19 task force and health workers who had gone for months without accessing risk allowances for managing the pandemic. Doctors, laboratory specialists, clinical officers, nurses and community health workers under surveillance have not been paid for eight months now.
15:54
15:54

Kitgum Main Market Construction Workers Strike over Unpaid Wages 3 4

The more than 100 angry workers, mostly casual laborers and some skilled workers went on strike on Monday and pitched camp at their bosses’ residence in Langa-Langa Cell in Central Division of Kitgum Municipality, confronting them over their pay.
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