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Security Teams Accused of Brutalizing Locals in Enforcing Public Transport Ban 1 4

A section of the kitgum coronavirus taskforce committee members have blamed security forces of using highhanded measures in enforcing the ban. Kitgum Municipality Mayor Livings Walter Tooroma says implementation of the directiveS have been misinterpreted by security personnel who are instead harassing locals.
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Kitgum Farmer Shot in Clash With UPDF Soldiers and Karamojong Rustlers 1

Marshall Acire, a livestock farmer in Apimoto village in Kiteng Parish, Orom Sub County in Kitgum district was shot on his left thigh and lower stomach on Saturday at around 6 pm from his home.
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Keep Off Church Land, Archbishop Ntagali Cautions Individuals President Museveni 4 1 Top story

Speaking at the 43rd anniversary commemoration of St Janani Luwum today, Archbishop Ntagali who was the main celebrant says such moves frustrates developments.
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Thousands Attend Archbishop Janani Luwum Memorial Prayers Wii-Gweng village 1

In his homily Archbishop Ntagali described Luwum as a great servant of God who served unconditionally. He says Luwum was obedient and followed the teachings of Jesus Christ closely adding that he will be greatly remembered for his good deeds.
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Pilgrims Complete 510kms Janani Luwum Memorial Walk st janani luwum 5 3

According to Dr Olara Otunnu, the former Uganda people’s congress party president who led the pilgrims, the journey was to trace exactly the martyrdom journey of Luwum as it happened on February 16th 1977.
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Kitgum in Final Preparation For St Janani Luwum Day Mucwini Subcounty 1 3

Jackson Omona, the Kitgum LCV Chairperson and also the central organizing committee chairperson for the event says they are ready to host the celebration since most of the basic facilities have been put in place.
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Rowdy Clan Members Loot Over 20 Cows In Revenge Attack medical treatment

The Koki clan members reportedly descended on Kalabong Central Village on Monday afternoon and looted over 20 cows, several kilograms of Sim sim and maize from members of Yom clan to avenge the death of 18-year-old Richard Akera Oton, a primary six pupil of Kalabong primary school.
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3,000 Former LRA Abductees Yet to Receive Resettlement Packages amnesty commission 3 1

James Okwany, the Amnesty Commission Regional Coordinator says that some 3,000 former LRA abductees from east Acholi and parts of Lango haven’t yet received their resettlement benefits.
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3,500 South Sudan Refugees Enter Northern Uganda in Two Months 1

Latest statistics shared by UNHCR on December 5th reveals a total of 1,387 refugees crossed from South Sudan into northern Uganda as of November 30th. Some 2,167 crossed in the region as of October 31st this year.
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Former LRA Abductees Use Stories to Seek Justice For Women LRA, 1 4

Amony who has since published a book titled “I am Evelyn Amony” says its important for victims of the LRA war in the region to share their story to find healing and encouraged fellow women to write their own stories.
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Orom-Tikao Prisons Grappling With Serious Water Crisis 1 4

Shem Lwanga, the Officer In-charge of Orom-Tikao Prisons told URN that the borehole is the only source of water for domestic use by people in the facility and the neighboring community.
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Pursuit Underway for Agents Luring Ugandan Youths into Joining S. Sudan Rebels 1 3

Ronald Okot Okane, a resident of Lakwor village in Lagoro Sub County who was duped into the scam says they were unknowingly lured by a person, he declined to name, promising them a salary of USD 600 (2.2 million Shillings), per month, an offer he says was too lucrative to be rejected.
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Kitgum Health Department To Trace Infants Who Missed TB Immunization Rose Mary Ayaa 1

Rose Mary Ayaa, the Senior Nursing Officer Kitgum General Hospital explains tracing the infants will involve reviewing the Health Information System at the hospital and lower health facilities to establish those who missed out on the immunisation.
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Kitgum Nodding Disease Affected Families Facing Food Shortage 2

Joe Otto the village health team leader for nodding victims says that the last consignment of relief they received was in October.
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Kitgum PWD Leaders Decry Lack Of Sign Language Interpreters 2

Atoo Omoya, the Chairperson of the PWD council is Kitgum district, says they petitioned the district council last year to allocate funds for the recruitment of professional sign language interpreters to bridge the communication gap for their members.
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Tenants in Kitgum Municipality Count Losses as Authorities Close Buildings 5 1

Since Monday, the authorities have been closing buildings that have defaulted ground rent, temporary occupational permits and property rates.
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Mucwini Massacre; unfulfilled compensation demands cripple reconciliation mucwini sub county 1 3

Ensio Onyango, the Chairperson Mucwini Massacre Association says the Pajong clan members will not forgive and accommodate their counterparts from Pubec if compensation is not fulfilled.
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Retired Archbishop Luke Orombi Asks Leaders to Emulate Irene Gleeson Kitgum District 3 1

Gleeson settled in Kitgum District in 1991. While there, Irene supported thousands of needy children with free medication, education and food. She reached out to orphans, disadvantaged children and ex-child fighters from Kitgum and neighbouring districts across Acholi sub-region. Irene lost a battle to cancer in July 2013.
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Kitgum Gears Up for Irene Gleeson Commemoration 1 2

Mama Irene as popular referred to in Kitgum district was an Australian Philanthropist who dedicated her life to help thousands of needy children at the height of LRA insurgency in Northern Uganda.
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Kitgum LCV Chairperson Accused of Meddling in District Service Commission Work 4 1

James Lanek, the leader petitioner reveals that he evidently saw the Chairperson amidst members of the DSC during the shortlisting exercise on 16 April. Lanek said he immediately alerted relevant officers including Christopher Omara, the Resident District Commissioner to intervene but to no avail.
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