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10:33
10:33

Teachers in Kitgum Buy Fake Covid-19 Vaccination Cards 4

The Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech and COVID 19 Taskforce chairperson says that they have received information about teachers dodging vaccines and opting for fake documents.
11:03
11:03

Pastoralists Given 2-Day Ultimatum to Leave Kitgum District 6 1

Mark Rubangakene, the Labongo Akwang Sub-County Chairperson says that the pastoralists illegally entered the sub-county.
12:56
12:56

Kitgum Accident Victim Succumbs to Injuries kitgum Municipality 1 1

The deceased identified as Yonah Odokonyero was a casual labourer working for the Chinese firm that is currently undertaking the construction of the multi-billion Kitgum Central Market in Central Division.
07:25
07:25

Teenage Pregnancies: Acholi Cultural Leaders Fault Parents Over Negligence 7 1 Top story

Poppy Paul Arop, the Pagen Clan Chief who also doubles as Chairperson of all clan Chiefs in East Acholi says parents have the responsibilities to liaise with the relevant authorities in their community to ensure issues of teenage pregnancy stops.
14:33
14:33

Owiny-Dollo Criticizes Gen. Saleh Over Parish Dev’t Model Design 1 4 Top story

Justice Owiny-Dollo says that the design of the Parish Development Model doesn’t take into consideration that Acholi Sub-region underwent 25 years of armed conflict, the longest any region in the country experienced.
05:58
05:58

Five Families Donate 93 Acres of Land Towards Development of Luwum Memorial Site 2

The Diocesan Bishop of the Diocese of Kitgum the Rt. Rev. Wilson Kitara says with the land issues solved, the Church will continue to engage fruitfully with the Government of Uganda and other stakeholders on St. Janani Luwum Memorial and Pilgrimage site development.
11:34
11:34

Kitgum Registers 4,000 Teenage Pregnancies in Two Years 1 3

According to statistics from the district Probation office, the majority of the cases were registered in 2019 before the government instituted the first lockdown following the outbreak of coronavirus disease.
14:18
14:18

Kitgum Registers Decline in Covid-19 Testing 1 3

Simon Knox Okongo, the Kitgum District Surveillance Focal Point Person says for nearly a week now, only about 20 people voluntarily turned up for RDT and PCR test in three designated Covid-19 testing centers.
11:24
11:24

South Sudanese Rebel Invasion Worries Kitgum Residents 1 2

According to Christopher Obol Arwai, Kitgum district chairperson, the estimated number of the rebels alleged to have entered the forest is more than 500 and are already wracking havoc in the community.
16:06
16:06

Security Personnel Accused of Harassing Health Workers During Curfew 1 1

Innocent Rubangakene, a Laboratory scientist at Kitgum General Hospital told members of Kitgum Covid-19 Task Force on Thursday that he has been a victim of harassment meted on him by security personnel during curfew hours.
13:27
13:27

Acholi Paramount Chief Defends Bride Price Regulation 1 2

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network in an interview, Rwot Acana says the cultural institution was right to intervene in the marriage woes in the region saying the ceremony had turned commercial and uncultured.
19:49
19:49

Nodding Syndrome Patients in Kitgum Starving 4 1

Mary Achola a resident of Tumangur village in Bongolaku ward whose three children are battling nodding syndrome says her children’s health condition is deteriorating due to lack of adequate food.
12:24
12:24

Unaccompanied Minors Turning up for Treatment Overwhlem Kitgum Health Workers 3

Collins Cox Mwaka, the in Charge of Loborom Health Centre III in Labongo Layamo Sub County, says that cases of unaccompanied minors between 6 and 14 years turning up at the facility seeking treatment have been on the rise.
11:41
11:41

Kitgum Health Facilities Grapple with Shortage of RDT Kits 3

Dr. Alex Olwedo, the Kitgum District Health Officer has confirmed the shortage of RDT kits, which he attributes to inconsistencies in supplies from the National Medical Stores.
10:42
10:42

COVID-19 Restriction Enforcement Stirs Border Dispute in Kitgum 2

The conflict started after authorities in Mucwini Sub County reportedly set up a security checkpoint along the Kitgum-South Sudan highway at Ayoma village which is located in Pamolo Parish, Labongo Layamo Sub County.
15:51
15:51

Kitgum Municipality MP Barred From Accessing Constituency For Two Weeks 1 1

The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson David Ongom Mudong says the decision was taken to avoid incitement and illegal congregation people that contravenes the current Standard Operating Procedure in the fight against Coronavirus Disease(Covid-19).
12:32
12:32

How Taekwondo Has Given Second Chance To Youth In Kitgum Kitgum Municipality 1 5

“If it wasn’t for the Taekwondo training and mentorship from the instructor, I wouldn’t have gone back to school and been able to reach where I am now,” he says.
13:00
13:00

S. Sudan Authorities Pursue Ugandan Housemaid for Theft of USD 5000 1

The suspect identified as Joan Oyella, a resident of Ayull Cell in Pager division, Kitgum Municipality is reported to have committed the crime while working as a housemaid for a South Sudan government dignitary in Juba.
15:11
15:11

War Debt Claimants in Kitgum Protest Reduction of Cattle For Compensation 1 4

A total of 1,463 war debt claimants in the district were verified in the exercise to ascertain details of claimants and properties lost as the government moves to start compensation.
15:45
15:45

Districts Run out of COVID-19 Vaccine Amidst Overwhelming Demand 6 1 Top story

Some of the districts that have since reported stock out of covid-19 vaccine include the Northern Ugandan districts of Kitgum and Lira, Tororo, Masaka, Hoima, and Mbale among others.
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