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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.
17:24
17:24

Kitgum Pupils Abandon Classes to Hunt, Sell Edible Rats Bola Primary School 3

Bola Primary School has an enrolment of 600 pupils and five teachers but more than 100 pupils have not reported back since the school reopened on January 10.
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.
11:40
11:40

Kitgum RDC Closes Petrol Station for Hiking Fuel Pump Price 2

The station was selling a litre of petrol at 12,000 Shillings by end of business on Monday, while the cost remained between 4,900 and 6,000 for all other stations in the district, and the region.
08:02
08:02

Pastoralists Given Extra Time to Vacate Kitgum 1 2

William Komakech, the Resident District Commissioner says that during a meeting between the leaders and the pastoralists, it was agreed that the pastoralists be given some time as they make arrangements to peacefully vacate the area.
15:01
15:01

Kitgum Residents Evict Pastoralists as Presidential Ultimatum Expires 2

The herdsmen were evicted by a group of vigilante youths led by the Lolwa and Gule parish councillors. The group escorted the pastoralists alongside their animals estimated to be over 200 in number to the Sub County headquarters.
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.
12:06
12:06

Contractor Seeks Additional Time to Complete Kitgum Market 1

China State Construction Engineering Corporation Ltd was contracted to construct the market in 2019.
07:54
07:54

Farmers Cautioned Against Engaging Unregistered Middlemen 5 1

The planned registration according to the leaders seeks to protect local farmers in the district from harmful exploitation by middlemen who buy cheaply and resale the produces at abnormally high prices.
14:16
14:16

Kitgum Residents Petition Area MP over Persistent Power Outages 1 4

Teddy Layet, a businesswoman operating a grinding mill in Pager division says the unplanned power outages have left many people jobless since most of their work is dependent on electricity supply. She is concerned that criminals are taking advantage of the darkness that covers the area at night to cause havoc in homes and on the roadside.
15:12
15:12

UGX 2,000 Cotton Price Excites Farmers in Acholi cotton farming 3 1

Jolly Sabune, the Chief Executive Officer CDO says this is the second-highest indicative price set for cotton, in the country and notes that it’s an incentive for farmers to boost cotton production.
14:17
14:17

Experts Predict Bumper Cotton Harvest in Acholi 1 1

Heavy rainfalls that triggered flooding last year affected cotton production in the region, leaving thousands of farmers with heavy losses.
16:26
16:26

Pager Division Seeking UGX 2.3Bn for Construction of Market 4

The Pager Division Chairperson Morris Santo Oyoo says that despite having projected 2.3 billion shillings, the division is financially constrained to fund the project since their local revenue performance is poor.
14:28
14:28

Kitgum Municipal Officials Propose Plans to Expand Boundaries 3 1

Kitgum Municipal Council Town Clerk Emmanuel Banya says that discussions are already ongoing with relevant authorities in the district and sub-county on their planned boundary expansion.
14:48
14:48

Kitgum Municipal Officials Call for Increase of Road Fund Budget The World Bank 1 4

Kitgum Municipal Council Mayor, Richard Ojara Okwera says the Municipality has only 10 kms of tarmac roads which were provided by the government two years ago adding that the rest of the road networks are gravel.
08:21
08:21

UGX 1.5Billion Emyooga Cash Lies Idle In Kitgum District 5 1

Alex Opira, the District Principal Commercial Officer told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that only one Sacco group has been able to meet all the necessary requirements under the Emyooga guidelines.
15:20
15:20

Municipal Officials Want “Idle” Kitgum Airfield Degazetted 2 1 Top story

Vianney Luggya, Uganda Civil Aviation Authority Spokesperson on Tuesday told Uganda Radio Network in a telephone interview that the authority has indeed received the proposal from the Municipal Council to have the airfield degazetted.
14:24
14:24

Minister Rules Out Compensation for Residents Erecting Structures on Kitgum-Kidepo Road Reserves 2 1

The government is set to upgrade the 115 kilometres road linking Kitgum Municipality, through Orom Sub-county to Karenga District from gravel to standard bitumen.
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