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15:30
15:30

Police Foils Plans by Christians to Consecrate Rev. Okunya as Kumi Diocese Bishop Ngora District 2 2

Rev. Okunya was elected by the House of Bishops as the second bishop of Kumi Diocese in November 2019. However, his planned consecration and enthronement scheduled for December were cancelled on grounds that he had altered his year of birth from 1975 to 1970 to bring himself in the constitutional and canonical age bracket, which he had not attained by 2019 when he was nominated for the position.
08:42
08:42

Security Cordons off Ngora Cathedral, Arrests 50 People Kumi Diocese 2 2

Rev. Okunya was elected by the House of Bishops as the second bishop of Kumi Diocese in November 2019 but his planned consecration and enthronement scheduled for December was cancelled. He was subsequently banned from taking part in any future contests for the bishop’s seat after he was accused of altering his date of birth.
14:46
14:46

Three Drown in Ngora District 1

Christine Akello, a relative to Opima, one of the victims, says that several other people had crossed to the island to collect firewood and returned safely. She explains that her cousin had gone on the last trip when a heavy storm attacked causing the boat to capsize.
11:50
11:50

Sweet Potato Caterpillars Ravage Gardens in Teso Teso sub region 1 1

The caterpillars were first sighted in Ngora district in a pest and disease surveillance report conducted by the Production and Marketing Department last month. In Ngora district, more than 90 acres have been affected by the caterpillar invasion in the villages of Agule, Kopege, Agu, Orit, Kopelu, Ngora, Kees and Angod among others.
15:21
15:21

David Abala Appeals Against Ngora Election Petition Ruling Court of Appeal 2

Abala says that Justice Okuo erred in law and fact when she held that the wrongful declaration of Achayo did not affect the result of the election in a substantial manner and that she misdirected herself of the law of the Illiterate’s Protection Act Cap. 78, thereby arriving at an erroneous decision where she expunged 23 affidavits filed by Abala.
11:56
11:56

Two Grenades Recovered in Ngora Insurgency in Teso 1 1

Oscar Gregg Ageca, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman says the hand grenades are suspected to have been abandoned during the insurgency in the Teso sub-region in the 1980s and the 1990s.
14:32
14:32

Bishops in Closed-Door Meeting with Kumi Diocese Clergy 1 2

The impasse started after allegations raised by anonymous individuals against Rev. Charles Oode Okunya, the Bishop elect of Kumi Diocese, declaring him unfit for the position.
12:23
12:23

Pictorial: Mysterious Underground Tunnels in Ngora District Top story

Odeke discovered the tunnels about three weeks ago while digging a pit latrine in his compound.
09:58
09:58

Mysterious Ngora Tunnels Could be Connected to Archeological Sites- Experts Ngora District 1 3 Top story

The tunnels were discovered at the home of George Odeke who was digging a pit latrine, raising concern amongst residents of Kokong village and its neighbours that the tunnels could be exposing them to danger.
10:58
10:58

Army Distances Self from Mysterious Ngora Tunnels 3rd division 1 3 Top story

George Odeke, a resident of Kokong Village in Kapir Sub County discovered the tunnels while digging a pit latrine in his home about three weeks ago. The existence of the mysterious tunnels was exposed through social media on Sunday evening.
14:00
14:00

Tension Mounts in Ngora as Supporters of Rival 'MP-Elects’ Clash Juliet Achayo Lodou 1 2

The Electoral Commission last week reversed results of the January 14, election, through which the incumbent MP David Abala had been declared the winner. Initial Results released by Peter Toddu, the Ngora District Returning Officer indicated that Abala won the seat with 8,317 votes, against Achayo' score of 7,828 votes.
14:23
14:23

Two Injured in Ngora as Rival Supporters Clash At Polling Station Ngora District 1

The two and several others picked a fight with supporters of Charles Peter Obelon, another rival candidate in the race. The fight followed reports alleging that Obelon was bribing voters.
16:35
16:35

Kumi Caretaker Bishop Odurkami Set to Quit Diocese Following Death Threats 1 2 Top story

Bishop Odurkami was appointed by the retired Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, The Rt. Rev. Stanley Ntagali to caretake the troubled Kumi Diocese following the failed consecration of Rev. Charles Okunya over inconsistency in his age among other things.
16:47
16:47

14 Arrested Over Ngora Church Attack Kumi Diocese 2 2 Top story

The suspects were picked up for attacking Rev. Martin Ejiet, the Archdeacon of Ngora Archdeaconry, Rev. Sam Opolot and some Christians. The attackers, some of whom are said were armed with machetes invaded the church compound as early as 6:00 am and seized the vestry.
19:45
19:45

Kapir County NRM MP Flag Bearer Dr. Isamat in Trouble 2 1

“I wish to confirm to you that Dr. Abraham Isamat is a senior Veterinary Officer in Ngora District; who I heard was intending to contest for Kapir Constituency in Ngora in the general elections for 2021. I wish to state however that by close of business today 14th, September, 2020, he had not yet submitted his resignation letter”, the CAO’s letter reads.
16:50
16:50

COVID-19: Ngora District Offices Close After Staff Members Test Positive COVID-19 Pandemic 1 2

Lawrence Wadada, the Chief Administrative Officer of Ngora says the decision to close the district was arrived at in order to reduce tension from other staff in the district. He, however, hastened to add that all the staffs at home are on call, depending on the workload.
13:02
13:02

NRM Primaries: Campaigns Continue in Ngora on Polling Day Agnes Jaff Akiror 1 2

In Kapir Primary School Polling Station, there is a serious struggle for voters as they come to the polling station between agents of Moses Olich Edepu and Teso Affairs Minister, Agnes Jaff Akiror. Both candidates are struggling for Kapir County MP as NRM Flag Bearer.
15:26
15:26

FDC Eastern Region Deputy Mobilizer to Contest as Independent Candidate Kapir County 1 2

Bernard Eumu argues that the party primaries were not free and fair. He accused the party district registrar of rigging in favour of his opponent.
11:02
11:02

Former Ngora County MP Francis Epetait Wins FDC Primaries Soroti High Court 1 1

Epetait, who been out of politics for 10 years represented Ngora County for two terms. He lost the seat in 2011 to Dr Abraham Isamat of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party.
14:18
14:18

Teenage Pregnancies on the Rise in Ngora law enforcement 1 3 Top story

Statistics from January to March, 2020 show that 1,108 teen mothers visited health facilities for antenatal services. This represents 21 percent of antenatal care visits in the district.
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