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15:47
15:47

Recovery of Emooyga Funds Low in Kitgum District 1

The Kitgum District Principal Commercial Officer, Alex Opira says out of the 1.68 billion Shillings disbursed to the district, 1.024 billion Shillings was loaned out to 563 associations despite 1,379 associations that had been registered. So far only 184 million Shilling has been recovered.
16:21
16:21

Pope Declares Annual Celebration for Blessed Ambrosoli 5 1

In his message, Pope Francis described blessed Ambrosoli as a good Samaritan who tirelessly made himself close to the needy.
11:25
11:25

Kitgum Municipal Council Grappling with Limited Office Space 2

The Kitgum Municipal Mayor Richard Ojara Okwera says the growing number of staff following a recent recruitment that observed over 50 technical officers absorbed into service has overstretched the limited office spaces.
10:45
10:45

Kitgum Municipal Leaders Decry Inequitable Distribution of Road Works 4

The Kitgum Municipal Speaker Isaac Ocan, says that the matter came up during the review of a status implementation report for the last financial year that indicates that the department concentrated more on road rehabilitation works in Pandwong division leaving out Pager and Central divisions.
12:42
12:42

Kitgum RDC Interdicted Over Alleged Misappropriation of PDM Funds

14 staff of Kitgum District Local Government were arrested last week by the PDM national secretariat over the alleged misuse of 523.6 million Shillings meant for the implementation of the PDM program.
14:41
14:41

Kitgum CAO Interdicted Over Misuse of PDM Funds 2

The Kitgum district vice Chairperson Kevin Joyce Atim Obote says Musisi was interdicted on the directive of the Permanent Secretary of the Local Government ministry to pave way for further investigations into the alleged misuse of 526.3 million Shillings.
07:22
07:22

Kitgum CAO, Technical Staff Arrested Over Alleged Misuse of PDF Funds

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech, says the arrest also follows prior investigations by the Inspectorate of Government that was in the district for a weeklong investigation and recommended that the finance department recovers the lost funds by making deductions on salaries, emoluments, and allowances or through voluntary remittances.
14:45
14:45

2,000 Litres of Illicit Gin Impounded in Kitgum 1

In 2018, the district council passed the Kitgum Alcohol Control Ordinance which seeks to regulate the production, distribution, sale, and consumption of crude alcohol in the district.
14:46
14:46

Kitgum District Popularizes Alcohol Control Ordinance as Hunger Looms 2

The Kitgum district LCV Chairperson Christopher Obol Arwai says promoting the ordinance follows concerns over the looming hunger, compounded by the excessive abuse of crude waragi which could be disastrous to the population.
15:44
15:44

Matidi Town LCI Chairpersons Storm RDC Office Over Unpaid Allowances 3

Alii Kiseka Ongwech the Pakumu Cell LCI Chairperson, says that they had not received their payments for the last financial year yet their colleagues in other lower local governments had received their pay.
15:53
15:53

Kitgum Parish Development Model Beneficiaries Pin Parish Chiefs on Extortion 3

It is alleged that the grassroots officers manning the program are soliciting bribes from different groups in exchange for benefitting from the programme, a new initiative intended to drive households at the parish level into the money economy.
11:39
11:39

Kitgum LCIII Chairpersons Protest Delayed Salaries 3

The chairpersons from the 17 sub-counties and two councils say that they have not received their salaries for the last two months without any clear explanation.
09:40
09:40

Kitgum Earmarks Twenty Community Schools For Gov’t Takeover 2

The Omiya Anyima Sub County LC III Chairperson, Julius Peter Otto reveals that the majority of the schools were started in the early 90s to help pupils within their localities to attend pre-primary classes due to lack of schools.
13:53
13:53

Gov't Extends Contract for Kitgum Market Construction for the Fourth Time 1

Richard Okwera Ojara, the Kitgum Municipal Mayor says the persistent delays in completion of the market construction have worried vendors who have for the past years been operating in makeshift satellite markets and eager to occupy the new market.
12:50
12:50

Kitgum Municipal Council Adopts Digital Revenue Collection System 3

The system replaces the physical or manual revenue collection method, which has always been marred by numerous challenges leading to poor revenue collection.
15:38
15:38

Kitgum Boda Boda Riders Hike Fares As Petrol Prices Soar 3 1

The pump price for a litre of petrol has risen sharply in the last one week at various fuel stations in Kitgum Municipality and across the country.
12:05
12:05

Gov't Extends Contract for Kitgum Market Construction for the Second Time 1

The contractor commenced works in June 2019 and was meant to deliver the project in July this year. However, in April this year, the government extended the contract by five more months until November 30 when the contractor cited inability to deliver the project due to the effects of the first wave of the coronavirus disease-Covid-19.
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.
08:12
08:12

Kitgum Council Rejects Statutory Board Nominees over Sectarianism Claims 4

Kitgum District Chairperson Christopher Obol Arwai had presented the nomination of new members of the District Land Board, the District Service Commission, the Hospital Management Board and the Public Accounts Commitee for approval by the district council on Thursday.
19:35
19:35

Lack of Parish Chiefs Hinders Parish Development Model in Kitgum 5

During a council meeting held on Thursday, the councillors expressed concern about the delayed recruitment of parish chiefs, which could affect the program. They argued that the parish chiefs should have been recruited by October 30.
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