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19:57
19:57

Desert Locust Sighted in Kitgum Municipality desert locusts 2 1

Denis Ocira, the Kitgum District Agricultural Officer confirmed to URN this afternoon that the discovery of the locust raises concerns of a looming danger to food security in the district.
17:55
17:55

Agago Beefs Up Security At Borders To Curb Karamojong Pastoralist, Rustlers local defence units

Linos Ngompek, the Agago Resident District Commissioner told Uganda radio network on Saturday that their security personnel are alert on the ground to avert any possible incursion.
20:08
20:08

Nine Netted Over Suspicious Online Business cyber crime 4

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech, says the suspects have been operating in the district since November last year as “Century Trade Online” employees and business associates.
13:23
13:23

Suspect Commits Suicide in Kitgum Police Cells

Richard Odong, a resident of Mulago B Village in Paibony parish in Kitgum Matidi Sub County reportedly hanged himself on Monday night.
13:08
13:08

Hotel in Kitgum Refuses to Host People Power Consultation Meeting bobi wine 1

Solomon Onono, the manager Jaflo Gardens Hotel confirmed that they turned down the booking for fear that their business may be affected by the activities of the people power movement.
10:16
10:16

LC1 Chairperson In Trouble For Endorsing Sale Of NUSAF Oxen 1 1

According to Angora, the group members claim they sold off the oxen because they have been disappearing during dry season and instead want to replace them with goats. The group Chairperson, Richard Nyekorach could be reached for comments by press time to answer the allegations.
18:54
18:54

Feuds Between Kitgum Market Consultant, Contractor Worry Leaders kitgum main market 1 3 Top story

William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, says the disagreement between the two firms has greatly affected the progress of the work. Komakech says the poor working relationship between the firms visibly manifest by quarrels in their site meetings.
15:55
15:55

Kitgum Market Workers Strike over Delayed Pay, Poor Working Conditions kitgum main market 1 3

More than 40 workers led a peaceful procession from the market site under construction in central division and pitched camp outside the Resident District Commissioner’s office.
16:39
16:39

Two Police Constables Arrested in Kitgum Over Sale Of Ammunition ammunitions 2

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech says the suspects reportedly sold 16 bullets each at 5,000 shillings to a lady identified only as Irene, a resident of Lajang village in Pajimo parish in Labongo Akwang sub county on unknown day.
07:11
07:11

Suspected ADF Rebel Arrested In Kitgum Orom Subcounty 2 Top story

Information obtained by URN from reliable security sources indicates that suspect assaulted and raped an elderly woman before fleeing to Kampala in March last year from where he is believed to have been recruited into the rebel outfit.
16:06
16:06

Head Teacher in Kitgum On The Run Over Embezzlement of UGX 2.1m UPE Funds 2

Walter Okura, a former acting headteacher of Loluku primary school in Orom East Sub-County reportedly withdrew the money in second term a month after being transferred by the district education department as the new headteacher of Gwok Ongwe Primary school in Omiya Anyima Sub-county.
07:19
07:19

Security Bans Musician Bosmic Otim's Concerts in Kitgum 1 1

Komakech says Bosmic has ventured into partisan politics and notes that he seeks to use his musical background to hold concerts which threaten security.
19:36
19:36

Health Ministry to Withdraw Measles Vaccine from Health Facilities Ministry of health 4 3

Dr Asibo says previously the health ministry had been administering only measles vaccines without the component of rubella vaccines adding that it was only effective to treating measles.
10:45
10:45

Residents Demand Reinstatement of Police at Okidi Post crimes 1

Two weeks ago, the Kitgum security committee closed down the police post citing limited manpower.
14:07
14:07

Kitgum RDC Orders Crackdown Against Pupils Missing School Orom Subcounty 4 1

His orders follow an assessment that established that hundreds of pupils are yet to report for the third term of school, which opened more than two weeks ago. The assessment by the district authorities found that many of the children are accompanying their parents to gardens during school time.
11:27
11:27

Kitgum Seed Secondary School Construction Stalls As Contractor Abandons Site 3 4 Top story

Zeep Construction Uganda Ltd was awarded contract for the 2.55 billion Shillings school construction project sitting on a 21 hectares piece of land offered by community members in May this year. Kitgum District leaders on Wednesday made an impromptu visit at the site but were shocked only find the contractor had done bush clearing with no visible work ongoing.
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