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12:20
12:20

Kitgum, Lamwo Districts Stuck with UGX 1.8 Billion For Staff Recruitment wage bill 3

Kitgum District in particular received a wage bill of 1 Billion Shillings for the recruitment of staffs at both the District Local Government and the Municipal Council. Lamwo district was on the other hand allocated additional funding of about 800 million shillings for recruitment of staffs to fill in 52 positions.
18:00
18:00

Kitgum Pupils Stage Peaceful Protest Over Missing Past Examination Papers 2

The school headteacher, Quinto Oyera says it took the intervention of the school administration to plead with the candidates to calm down and restrain themselves from harming the teacher.
15:52
15:52

4,000 Residents in Matidi Sub County Hit By Water Crisis 4 3

The Aputubere A village LCI Chairperson Aldo, says they have struggled with water shortage for close to two years now after the only borehole had its pipes and rods worn out in around May 2019 and local residents have been unable to repair it.
07:48
07:48

UGX 64 Billion Project Boosts Water Access in Orom Sub County 1 2

Hellen Acen, another resident from Palubara Village says that she will be relieved of the burden of traveling over eight miles to the neighboring Namukora Sub County in search of clean drinking water.
18:59
18:59

Suspect Lies In Court For Lenience, Instead Given Five-Years-Jail Sentence

Richard Rubankane, a resident of Obokolot West village in Palabek Gem Sub-county in Lamwo District had appeared before the Kitgum Chief Magistrate Elizabeth Akullo for sentencing hearing over arson.
11:45
11:45

Jilted Man Kills Two-Months-Old Baby During Fight With Ex-Wife

The suspect identified as Raymond Akena reportedly killed the baby during a fight with his ex-wife Vicky Akanyo from her home, in Kaolo Cell, Namokora Sub-county, where she had married another man. Akena is said to have hit the boy’s head on the ground on Sunday morning.
09:29
09:29

Panic as Stray Elephants Invade Kitgum District stray animals 1 1 Top story

Qirino Olum, the Orom Sub County Chairperson Lower Local Government told the Uganda Radio Network on Saturday in an interview that the elephants have been into the area for a week now
11:17
11:17

Kitgum Hospital Children’s Ward Overwhelmed by Huge Number of Patients 3

Peter Bezzy Omoya, the Senior Administrator Kitgum General Hospital, says the high number of patients has piled immense pressure on the available facilities and health workers.
16:35
16:35

Over 100 Defendants Storm Kitgum Magistrates Court in Land Case 2 1

The case stems from a suit filed last year by Louis Odongo and Company Advocates on behalf of 135 clan members of Panyigi-ceng over a contested land in Tim dwar Palukok.
08:58
08:58

Kitgum Residents Offer Free Land to Army For Barracks 4

The Guda village LCI Chairperson Patrick Okoda says allocating the land measuring approximately 3 hectares to the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) without demanding any compensation is entirely for heightening security in the area.
09:12
09:12

Kitgum Pupils Carry Water to School Daily, Lose Valuable Time at Boreholes 4

Lack of boreholes at the school has compelled parents to load their children with water containers to carry to school for daily use. Girls in boarding schools are exposed to dangers as they trek several miles daily to fetch water for school use.
14:05
14:05

Parents Flock Schools In Last Minute Plea For Children To Sit UCE 4 2 Top story

Mwaka says the school administration is determined to block the students from sitting the examination once their parents don't make convincing commitments
12:00
12:00

Music Moved Visually Impaired Okot from The Streets to Church 2 5

Okot’s musical journey started when he was aged 12, inspired by the experience of a street kid who had been abandoned by his family. He was born blind in a family of seven children in Pangira Parish, Lokung Sub-county then Kitgum and present-day Lamwo District.
17:12
17:12

Man Jailed Four Years over Theft Days after Leaving Prison 1

State Prosecutor Gertrude Nyipir told the court that on 6 February 2021, Ouma and others still at large broke into a house in Apollo grounds in Kitgum Municipality belonging to Stephen Patrick Lokoya at about 8 pm.
20:41
20:41

I Wasn’t Comfortable With Commemoration of Luwum's Anniversary at State House-Bishop Ogwal 3 6 Top story

Delivering his sermon to Christians at St. Paul Church of Uganda in Wii-gweng village, Bishop Ogwal said he felt hesitant to accept the change of plan. He disclosed to Christians that he felt that the prayers should have taken place at Namirembe Cathedral, the provincial cathedral of the Church of Uganda after being moved from the martyrs’ home village in Wii-gweng.
14:01
14:01

Pictorial: Prayers to Mark 44th Anniversary of St. Janani Luwum Martyrdom in Kitgum 24

The memorial prayer was organized by the local organizing committee in Kitgum District and was presided over by the former Northern Uganda Diocese Bishops, Rt. Rev Nelson Onono-onweng and Benoni Ogwal Abwang. It attracted young and old Christians from within and outside Kitgum district.
14:17
14:17

Wowed into Salvation by Luwum; 113-Year-Old Recounts Journey St Janani Luwum 1 3

Langa, a resident of Lamit Kapim Cell in Pager Division, Kitgum District and believed to be the oldest person alive in Acholi sub-region was born into a Pagan family around 1907. She turned to Christianity in 1948 and now recounts how hesitant she was to follow Christianity until a young Janan Luwum wowed her with the Gospel.
17:46
17:46

200 People Invited for St Janani Luwum Commemoration 1

The Committee’s Secretary, Virginia Lugai Aciro says that the prayers have been restricted to only 200 Christians in conformity with the Health Ministry guidelines on curbing the spread of covid-19.
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19:02

Acholi Cultural Institution Criticizes Dominic Ongwen Conviction by ICC 1 3

Ongwen who commanded the LRA’s Sinia Brigade was found guilty of 61 out of the 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity for which he faced a trial before the International Criminal Court.
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Ongwen’s Family Broken by ICC Conviction, “Our Son was Turned into A killer” 1 2

His 69-year-old paternal uncle Johnson Odonga says that since then they never set eyes on Ongwen who was a humble child before being turned into a brutal killing “machine”. Odonga is bothered by the conviction and says that Ongwen deserves a pardon because he grew up in captivity where his abductors taught him only how to fight and kill.
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