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13:20
13:20

Primary School Struggles to Manage Learners with Nodding Syndrome 2 1

The school, located in an area densely populated by children suffering from nodding syndrome, has an enrolment of 449 learners. Of these 30 are suffering from nodding syndrome and 10 of them reported back to school this morning as gates reopened after almost two years of inactivity.
08:18
08:18

Learners in Kiteny Sub County to Carry Water to School schools reopening 3 1

Alfred Okema, the Kiteny Sub County LC III Chairperson told URN on Saturday that only Lokoropwac primary school has a functional borehole. Okema explained that the other schools have neither boreholes nor piped water as they were using giant tanks to harvest rainwater.
16:31
16:31

Kitgum RDC Suspends Renovation Works on Dilapidated Classrooms 5 2

The decision follows concerns raised by local leaders and technical officials both at the Municipal council and district who say that the building is in a dire state and further attempts to renovate it will put the lives of pupils at risk.
14:07
14:07

Kitgum COVID-19 Taskforce Says NO Communal Teaching 1

According to the District Internal Security Officer David Aisu, the parents argue that through the structured communal lessons parents would convene few learners in the upper classes not exceeding more than twenty from within a cell or village and identify a teacher to conduct lessons.
19:15
19:15

Kitgum Fails to Hit Target for Teachers COVID-19 Vaccination 3 1

The district had targeted to vaccinate 1,829 teachers out of which, 1,189 are in the district and 640 in the Municipality. Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech, however, says by Thursday last week, only 427 teachers out of the targeted 1,829 had received their first and second jab.
08:36
08:36

Co-Teaching Model Helped Kitgum Schools to Complete P7 Syllabus 2

Patrick Odong, the headteacher at Gweng Pamon P7 School says that the model that involves two or more teachers conducting a lesson simultaneously helps teachers utilize the available time to embark on intense teaching to cover the syllabus.
18:00
18:00

Kitgum Pupils Stage Peaceful Protest Over Missing Past Examination Papers 2

The school headteacher, Quinto Oyera says it took the intervention of the school administration to plead with the candidates to calm down and restrain themselves from harming the teacher.
15:53
15:53

Headteacher Accused of Embezzling UPE Funds in Kitgum 4

The Chairperson of the School Management Committee Samuel Ochola alleges that the school headteacher Patrick Omal reportedly forged his signature and that of the treasurer to withdraw the said funds in two separate transactions from the school bank account.
09:12
09:12

Kitgum Pupils Carry Water to School Daily, Lose Valuable Time at Boreholes 4

Lack of boreholes at the school has compelled parents to load their children with water containers to carry to school for daily use. Girls in boarding schools are exposed to dangers as they trek several miles daily to fetch water for school use.
14:05
14:05

Parents Flock Schools In Last Minute Plea For Children To Sit UCE 4 2 Top story

Mwaka says the school administration is determined to block the students from sitting the examination once their parents don't make convincing commitments
17:07
17:07

Head Teachers in Kitgum Fail to Account for UGX 21M COVID-19 Funds 2 1

Each school received 1.5 Million Shillings for the procurement of hand sanitizers, hand washing equipment, thermometers, soap and detergents amidst other basic requirements.
12:17
12:17

500 P.7 Candidates Fail To Report Back to School in Kitgum 3

The Kitgum District Inspector of Schools Bitek Okot says the statistics were obtained from a recent assessment conducted to ascertain how many candidates registered for the Primary Leaving Examinations against the total enrollment of learners who reported to school in the first term.
16:33
16:33

School Teacher in Kitgum Arrested over Theft of Text Books 1

Julius Peter Otto, the Omiya Anyima Sub-county LCIII Chairperson, who ordered for the arrest of the suspect, says he got a tip-off from concerned residents who had sighted him selling textbooks in bars on separate occasions.
17:07
17:07

Kitgum Receives 15,000 Face Masks For Learners Ministry of Health 1 1

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech says that 7,600 face masks will be distributed to schools in Sub Counties while 7,752 will be given to learners in schools within the Municipality.
07:38
07:38

Kitgum Education Department Seeks 20,000 Face Masks For Learners Facemasks 2 1

Fred Owot, the Kitgum District Education Officer says the Ministry of Education had promised to provide all finalist and candidates with two free facemasks before schools reopen but failed to deliver them.
04:51
04:51

David Obol Otori Appointed Gulu University Secretary 1 2

Otori, 51, will now replace Asaf Adebua who has been in acting capacity as the University Secretary for the past two years.
20:29
20:29

Guards Shoot Dead Thug At Gulu University-Kitgum Campus

The unidentified male thug had reportedly looted an office chair from the administration offices when the guards shot him, killing him on the spot.
12:33
12:33

Security Recovers Stolen School Water Pump in Kitgum Shop electric water pump

The water pump worth 9.5 million shillings was recovered from Montana Electrical Center, a popular electrical appliance shop in Kitgum Municipality during a raid by the police on Monday.
14:55
14:55

Poor UACE Performance Dents Musician Bosmic Otim’s Political Ambitions 1

The musician scored F9 in General paper, F in History, F in CRE, F in Arts and X in CST. However, he told URN that his results could have been purposely altered to disorganize" him and edge him out of contesting for a Parliamentary seat in 2021.
18:20
18:20

Kitgum Gets UGX 300m Children’s Library Block 4 2

The Kitgum District Chief Administrative Officer Martin Jacan Gwokto during the commissioning ceremony says the library will help to improve education of children in the district that still grapples with high dropout and illiteracy rates.
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