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20:35
20:35

Police Block Planned Election of 'New' Acholi Paramount Chief 1

Katungwezi Anatoli, the Aswa East River Regional Police Commander however told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday that they have stopped the planned election activities on grounds that the rival chiefs failed to follow the right procedures.
08:26
08:26

UPDF Soldiers Accused of Torturing Suspected Motorcycle Thief Remanded 1

The prosecution alleged that on Sunday, December 10th, 2023, from Lagot A village in Mucwini Sub Kitgum district, the five soldiers with two other civilians, Christopher Ongee, the Mucwini sub-county Chairperson, and Simon Obonyo, the GISO Mucwini Sub County tortured Nelson Omon on claims that he stole a motorcycle.
07:49
07:49

Rustlers Shoot Soldier Dead in Kitgum 1 2 Top story

The two victims among others were part of a team that were on Saturday evening pursuing a group of Karamojong warriors that had attacked Odeogwok Village in Namukora Sub County in Kitgum district and raided six cattle.
11:45
11:45

Former RDC Labeja Arrested Over Death Of Wife 1

Labeja is accused of assaulting his 38-year-old wife following a domestic brawl leading to her death on Tuesday.
17:50
17:50

Fear As Suspected Karimajong Warriors Behead Resident, Raid Animals in Kitgum 3

According to Odera, after the attack, the suspected Karimajong warriors believed to be four in number proceeded towards Lagwok-Omer village in Karkalet parish where they made off with seven head of cattle belonging to the area LCI Chairperson.
07:47
07:47

Kitgum Authorities Pursue Firm Suspected of Human Trafficking 1

According to Ebil, the firm reportedly made job advertisements on local FM radio stations in Kitgum last month, which attracted many applicants but only six were recruited and transported to Hoima where they were abandoned in a lodge. He says that each of the victims, whose identities have been withheld, paid over Shillings 1,000,000 in partial fulfillment to secure the job.
15:31
15:31

Over 20 Huts Burnt in Revenge Attack in Kitgum 2

Richard Okema, a resident says the attackers linked Kilama to the murder since he was involved in a land row with the deceased and court had just ruled the matter in favor of the deceased.
07:32
07:32

Orom Residents Protest Six Month Long Power Outage 2

According to the affected power consumers, the last time they had electricity in the area was in March this year.
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.
12:26
12:26

Vehicle Rams into Roadside Vendors in Kitgum 2

The Sunday evening accident involved a Toyota Premio vehicle registration number UAM 825S that reportedly lost control, swerved off the road and rammed into a group of roadside vendors who were selling cassava along the pedestrian lane pavements linking Pager Bridge to Ayul in Pager Division.
09:19
09:19

Five Ugandans Released by South Sudan Captors in Kitgum 3

The ex-captives have been identified as, Charles Nyeko, Betty Achiro, Amos Odera, Omal Denis and one person only identified as Aketo. They are all residents of Orom East and Kiteny in the Kitgum district.
15:36
15:36

Tension as Gun Wielding Gangs Attack Boda boda Riders in Kitgum 2

Simon Oyet, the Chairperson of Kitgum District Boda-Boda Association, says that Mambo is currently nursing bullet wounds at Kitgum General Hospital.
13:22
13:22

Angry Residents Lynch One, Burn Car As Accomplices Escape 1 1

The mob managed to recover the loot before torching the vehicle, a Toyota Ipsum registration number UBA 444U that the suspects were using.
10:02
10:02

Residents Request For Firearms to Counter Armed Rustlers 3 5

According to Toodera, residents are concerned over the resurgence of the warriors who stage armed attacks to steal livestock, which often claims the lives of innocent civilians. The raiders also kidnap and rape women and girls.
18:11
18:11

Waterborne Diseases Hit Kitgum District Namokora Sub County 1 3

Rose Lalam, the Secretary for Women`s Affairs in Nyapea ‘’B’’ village said that she and members of her household have for the past months’ battled diarrhea and dysentery.
12:05
12:05

Thousands in Kitgum Face Eviction As Cooperative Union Reclaims Ranch Land 3

The disputed land in question measures about 60 square miles which stretches and covers parts of Lagoro and Lalano Sub Counties in Kitgum district, Wol in Agago district, and Latanya in Pader district.
13:49
13:49

Kitgum Residents Struggle to Access Clean Water as Boreholes Run Dry 2 1

All the boreholes were drilled near seasonal swamps in order to draw water due to the rocky and arid nature of the area. However, most of the seasonal swamps have currently dried up.
11:49
11:49

Kitgum Targets 48,000 Children in Mass Polio Vaccination Campaign 1

According to Dr. Okello, the exercise will be carried out door-to-door and at all existing health facilities in the district.
12:20
12:20

Kitgum Disco Death Sparks Retaliatory Attack 1

According to Nyero, upon receiving information that the suspects belong to Padwong clan in Punakuru Cell Central ward in Namukora Town Council, the deceased relatives from Pugoda Orim clan in Wigweng Cell decided to carry out a revenge attack in the wee hours of Thursday morning.
12:31
12:31

Namukora Residents Remain in Panic After Elephant Invasion 1 1

Nyero says residents spent the better part of Saturday trying to blow whistles and vuvuzelas as they banged tins, jerrycans and drums and set fires as a measure of repulsing the stray elephants away, without success.
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