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15:28
15:28

Kitgum Councilors Demand Increase in Sitting Allowances emoluments 6

They currently earn 230,000 Shillings, which however they say is inadequate and unsustainable compared to the high cost of living in the country and expectations of the electorate.
21:02
21:02

Kitgum District Approves UGX 32.9 Billion For 2020/2021 Financial Year 6 1

The draft budget was presented before the district council by Gaston Billy Graham, the District Vice Chairperson on Wednesday at the district Council Hall.
15:23
15:23

Onion Prices Shoot Up Across Markets in Acholi Sub-region Lajalula village, 1 1 Top story

Lucky Akello, one of the vendors in Kalongo market told Uganda Radio Network that there has been limited supply of onions by their suppliers for the past weeks. She says unlike in the past when they used to get onion supplies on a daily basis from various suppliers, only a few of them supply them once a week or at times even after two weeks.
11:34
11:34

UPDF to Relaunch Forceful Disarmament in Karamoja 2

Brigadier General Michael Kabango says that despite a successful disarmament exercise spearheaded by the government decades ago, suspected Karimajong warriors have rearmed and are reportedly making incursions in the neighbouring districts in Lamwo and Kitgum.
11:08
11:08

Fire Destroys Houses in Elegu Border Point 2

The fire broke out on Monday night and razed five makeshift structures and a semi-permanent house belonging to Muhammed Abbas, a businessman in the area. According to Abbas, the fire started unexpectedly from the main building before spreading to the other makeshift structures.
07:33
07:33

Electricity Cooperative Society Offices Closed over Persistent Power Outage Lamwo District 2 1

Geoffrey Nyeko, the Palabek Kal Sub-County Chairperson says the area has not had electricity for the past two months without any PACMEC officials laboring to explain the cause of the power outage.
15:36
15:36

Kitgum Municipal Authorities Want Pandwong Health Centre III to Resume Operations Ministry of Health 3 1

The Kitgum Municipality Mayor Walter Tooroma says assessments conducted by Ministry of Health on the health center for the past two months has given a negative rating, an indicator that it has not been not fully operational.
14:18
14:18

400 Casual Laborers from Busoga Arrive to Plant Sugarcane in Lamwo 2 1

The labourers were transported aboard Gateway buses on Sunday by Horyal Investment Holding Company Ltd. The company contracted by the government is implementing sugarcane growing in the district on behalf of Ayuu Alali Sugarcane Cooperatives Society.
21:16
21:16

Gulu Hospital Runs Out of Hydroxychloroquine 1 1

Loum Bishop, the In-Charge of COVID-19 Case Management at the hospital said they are now short of the drug supplies after an increase in the number of patients admitted at the facility.
17:34
17:34

Two UPDF Soldiers Arrested for Mounting Illegal Roadblocks in Kitgum 1

The soldiers were arrested on Saturday night in Pandwong Division where they had reportedly mounted a separate roadblock to extort money from unsuspecting road users during curfew time. The Police, however, declined to divulge details of their particulars for fear of jeopardising investigations.
09:40
09:40

Gulu Archdiocese Moves to Boost Cassava Production in Kitgum 2 1

At least 7,763 bags of Narocas-1 cassava cuttings will be delivered to the selected farmers in the district by the end of this month. The task is jointly undertaken with Acholibur Parish project in partnership with National Agricultural Advisory services [NAADS] and Operation Wealth Creation.
16:14
16:14

Pader CDO Arrested Over Alleged Theft of Relief Food 2

Festo Okidi was arrested on Friday following a tip-off from residents who saw Okidi offload the items at his home.
11:50
11:50

Kitgum COVID-19 Taskforce Rejects Lamwo's Request for Quarantine Space

Charles Byamugisha Maserino, the Sector Intelligence Officer for Kitgum and Lamwo districts noted that Lamwo district officials have requested to relocate some suspects to Kitgum due to space challenges.
08:03
08:03

Mattresses, Blankets Stolen from Isolation and Quarantine Centres in Kitgum 1 2

Walter Tooroma, the Kitgum Municipality Mayor revealed that two of the 10 mattresses meant for Pandwong HC III quarantine Centre in Pandwong Division have gone missing. He reported this to the weekly task force meeting held at the District council hall in Kitgum Municipality last evening.
20:27
20:27

Gov’t Asked to Evacuate Acholi Paramount Chief From London 2 1

Rwot Acana traveled to London in March for personal business but was caught up after the United Kingdom announced a lockdown and grounded all flights in and outside the country as a measure to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
18:02
18:02

Four Dead, Dozens Injured in Deadly Clashes Between Alur and Acholi in Nwoya 1 1

It is said that hundreds of Alur people were fired at and several of their houses burnt down by soldiers guarding Brig. Charles Otema Awany's farm, bringing another twist to a long-term conflict between the two cultural groups.
17:39
17:39

Two Police Officers Arrested For Demolishing Houses in Amuru 1 1

Ezekiel Emitu, the Aswa River Region Police Commander identified the officers as Assistant Muhindo Baraka, the Aswa Regional Environmental Officer and Gracious Aguti the Forest Supervisor for Nwoya and Amuru districts.
12:13
12:13

Lightening Injures Four Children in Agago lightning strike

Bowman John Opio, a teacher at Atocon primary school told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the children were asleep in a grass thatched hut when the incident happened.
09:34
09:34

Kitgum Agro-Input Dealers Reap Big in Lockdown 4 1

Gertrude Oola, one of the input dealers at Shawa Agro-input Dealers and General Distribution, says sales of farm implements such as hand hoes and gumboots have been on the rise this farming season, unlike last year.
07:58
07:58

Gov’t to Distribute Seeds to 300,000 Households in Acholi 1 2

This is part of the countrywide support to households engaged in farming with funds earmarked to mitigate the effect of COVID-19 on agriculture.
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