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15:35
15:35

SAGE Beneficiaries Ask Gov't to Revert to Mobile Money Services 25000 for elderly 3

Through the Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment, the government pays senior citizens above 65-years of age a monthly stipend of 25,000 Shillings. However, the elders in Katakwi say they have not received their stipend for five months, partly because of the COVID-19 lockdown.
07:19
07:19

Katakwi Hospital Gets Digital Mobile X-Ray Equipment global fund 3 2

The equipment procured by the Ministry of Health with support from the Global Fund uses artificial intelligence to identify individuals likely to have TB within a short time. It is portable and can operate without power since it has rechargeable batteries.
15:20
15:20

Katakwi Spends COVID-19 Funds on Repair of Ambulances district funds 2

Serephine Alia, the Chief Administrative Officer, says that the district has been relying on one ambulance of Usuk MP, Peter Ogwang to handle all the emergencies in the district, which overwhelmed its operations.
12:07
12:07

Katakwi Veterans Plead for Payment Katakwi District 2

Julius Otim, the Secretary Veterans Affairs in Katakwi district, says they have equally labored to have the ex-soldiers paid but nothing seems to come fourth. He says there are more than 1,000 veterans in the district whose gratuity hasn’t been paid for reasons best known to the responsible ministries.
16:48
16:48

Six Masons Hospitalised in Katakwi Over Alleged Poisoning land conflicts 1 3

Simon Peter Oibi, the foreman who was also taken ill told URN that they were called by Akol to roof his house, whose roof was destroyed by wind. According to Oibi, all the people that ate the food are hospitalised after presenting with diarrhea, vomiting and stomach ache.
07:38
07:38

Over 100 Cattle Stolen from Katakwi During Lockdown Katakwi District 2 1 Top story

The Katakwi District LC V Chairperson, Walter Elakas, says cattle thieves are taking advantage of the lock down to terrorize his electorate. He also notes that while Karimojong rustlers used to target majorly cattle, the recent thefts were accompanied with sexual abuse, abduction and shootings.
14:50
14:50

Minister Ogwang Rallies Constituents on Peace, Reconciliation MP Peter Ogwang 1 1

Ogwang rallied his supporters residents to forgive each other and embrace the developments that his appointment brings to the area.
11:54
11:54

More than 200 PLE Candidates Relocated as Floods Devastate Katakwi 1 Top story

Seraphine Alia, the Chief Administrative Officer Katakwi says that the decision to relocate the centres was taken after observing that a number of roads leading to the schools had been cut off by floods, making them inaccessible.
13:51
13:51

Katakwi District Council Rejects to Pay UGX 400 Million to Interdicated Staff 2

They argue that the Chief Administrative Officer should take personal responsibility because he failed to use the normal channels of interdiction.
10:52
10:52

Scabies Hit Katakwi Residents 2 1

Jennifer Akwang, a resident of Ngariam village told URN that most of the people infected with scabies haven’t sought medical help and only use blue soap to wash the affected parts. She says the disease has affected her entire family.
11:36
11:36

Parents Demand Transfer of Head Teacher 2 3

The angry parents have threatened to withdraw all their children from the school if the head teacher, his deputy Andrew Ariko and Robert Ekau the school bursar are not transferred.
19:08
19:08

Two Suspected Cattle Thieves Killed in Katakwi

Michael Odongo, the Eastern Police Spokesperson said the suspects were shot dead by the Local Defence Unit-LDU personnel on Monday.
11:53
11:53

Katakwi Farmers Forced to Pay for Dry Cassava Cuttings 3 1

In September last year, the company supplied over 300 bags of cassava cuttings from Masindi district to farmers in Palam Sub County. The inputs have since remained wasted at the sub-county headquarters.
10:57
10:57

ASTU Police Want Cattle Branded cattle thefts 1

The call for branding cattle follows an outcry of Teso leaders especially in the districts of Kapelebyong and Katakwi over the increasing cases of cattle thefts by the Karamojong thieves for the last two months.
07:44
07:44

UWA Evicts 57 Households from Upe Pian Reserve francis okwameri 5

Violet Akurut Adome, the Katakwi woman Member of Parliament disagreed with the GPS reading providing by UWA, showing that the game reserve borders Katakwi district.
17:41
17:41

Famine Looms as El-nino Rains Ravage Crop Gardens in Teso

Wilson Oimatum, the Deputy Head teacher of Omasia primary school says the persistent down pour has affected school attendance.
19:33
19:33

Grenade Explosion Kills Two in Katakwi 1

A hand grenade has exploded and killed two children who were playing with it in Katakwi district in Teso sub-region.
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