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Kitgum receives 15,000 face masks for learners

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum district has received 15,352 face masks from the Ministry of Health for candidates and finalists in primary, secondary schools and tertiary institutions. The face masks were delivered in fulfillment of a pledge made by the Ministry of Education to aid learners as classes …

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Landlord refunds NUP office rent citing security intimidation

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A landlord in Kitgum municipality has returned the money paid by the National Unity Platform-NUP to establish an office on his premises citing intimidation from security. NUP reportedly paid Shillings 400,000 in August as two month’s rent to Bosco Oloya Oboni, a businessman in …

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Kitgum quarantine centers closed over lack of funds

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum district taskforce has closed down all coronavirus quarantine centers over lack of funds. The quarantine centers are Pandwong health center III and St Joseph’s Hospital all in Kitgum municipality which hasve been closed for the past two weeks and one month respectively. They were …

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Kitgum gets back its Shs 8.1 billion from treasury for infrastructure

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum municipal council has received back 8.1 billion shillings for the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructural Development programme [USMID] fund that it had returned to the treasury in June this year. The money is part of 11.5 billion shillings World Bank funded USMID cash the …

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Kitgum vegetable farmers counting losses

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vegetable farmers in Manwoko village in Labongo Amida sub county in Kitgum district are counting losses due to persistent floods, pests and disease outbreaks. At least 90 farmers drawn from 15 different groups are involved in vegetable growing using Akworo small scale irrigation scheme …

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Hundreds of Kitgum voters miss NRM primary elections

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of registered National Resistance Movement-NRM party members in Kitgum district have missed participating in today’s primary elections. In polling stations within and outside the municipality, a number of those who were supposed to vote after verifying their names earlier missed the exercise while others …

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