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Suspected Karamojong cattle rustlers kill three people in Kitgum

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Suspected Karamojong cattle rustlers have killed three people in Orom sub county in Kitgum district. Orom sub county chairperson Quirino Olum says the armed rustlers believed to be seven in number, raided Lapetak village in Loliya parish on Tuesday evening with intentions of stealing …

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Kitgum COVID-19 quarantine centres run out of food supply

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The three designated COVID-19 quarantine centres in Kitgum district as part of the measures to curtail the spread of the deadly pandemic have run out of food supply. The centres established at Padwong Health Centre III, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Kitgum General Hospital are …

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Two children, mother injured in grenade explosion

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two children and their mother are nursing injuries sustained in a grenade explosion at Kitgum–Matidi sub county in Kitgum district. The injured have been identified as Reagan Omiya, 2yrs, his brother Ivan Mwaka, 5yrs and their mother Christine Akanyo all residents of Bobi B …

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Tailors tap profits from homemade cloth masks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local tailors in Kitgum Municipality are reaping big from selling reusable homemade cloth masks thanks to recent government directives on mass use of masks. President Yoweri Museveni during his recent address recommended that everyone should wear a mask as a way of controlling the spread …

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