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17:13
17:13

Kumi District Unable to Account for 700 Teen Pregnancies Cases of Defilement 2 1

Sr. Suzan Okwakol, the Assistant District Health Officer, who doubles as the in charge of Maternal and Child Health in Kumi, says they registered more than 1,900 teenage pregnancies between January and September, 2020 at different heath facilities across the district.
08:18
08:18

UNRA Suspends Ferry Services on Lake Bisina Teso Sub Region 2 1

The suspension of the ferry has left passengers stranded and left with the option of going through Soroti to Katakwi by road which is a distance of more than 80 kilometres.
12:49
12:49

Four Hospitalized in Kumi After Bus Accident road accidents 2 1

The causalities included the driver identified as Joseph Erienyu, his conductor and two passengers were injured when the bus hit a pothole near the railway line in Kumi, making the driver lose control, according to John Edepu Epongu, the Officer in Charge of Traffic in Kumi District.
12:28
12:28

Agriculture Minister Laments Agricultural Problems 4

Ssempija said farmers are grappling with a myriad of challenges related to illnesses like Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), an infectious viral disease that causes fever and blisters in the mouth and feet of animals such as cattle.
07:55
07:55

24 Arrested in Kumi Video Halls Kumi Municipality 1 1

According to the Kumi District Police Commander, Charles Mugisa, the video operators were warned several times to adhere to the Presidential guidelines of no gatherings but they instead paid a deaf ear.
15:28
15:28

Man Arrested With Grenade in Kumi Kumi District 1 1

David Ongom Mudong, the East Kyoga Police Spokesman says Okello has been charged with unlawful possession of firearms and will be produced to court once investigations are complete.
12:04
12:04

Habitat for Humanity to Construct 45 Houses for Vulnerable People in Kumi Kumi District 2 2

The Kumi District chairperson, Christine Apolot commended the support from the organization saying that most people in the district are highly vulnerable and struck in poverty. She described the intervention by Habitat for Humanity Uganda as savior.
16:30
16:30

Kumi Watermelon Farmers Cry Out as COVID-19 Lockdown Bites Kumi District 3 1

Some of the food stuffs have been crossing to Kenya and South Sudan but the supply has been affected by COVID-19 lockdown
17:46
17:46

Local Leaders Block Access to Tisai Island 2 1

Steven Akileng, the LCI Chairperson of Kacera village says that the decision follows the case of a businessman in Bukedea who tested positive for COVID-19.
15:51
15:51

Truck Drivers Defy Parking Orders in Kumi COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1

Silas Aogon, the Kumi Municipality Member of Parliament, says the truck drivers park with the help of police enforcing the curfew. He claims that the officers pocket bribes from the drivers to allow them park and continue with their journey at dawn.
16:03
16:03

Truck Drivers Banned from Stopovers in Kumi Kumi Municipality 1 1

Kumi town has been a host of long distance trucks including fuel tanks destined for South Sudan, Kenya and other areas. Kumi Municipality Mayor, Richard Ochom more than 30 trucks could park in his town every night as drivers refresh themselves.
08:05
08:05

Covid19 Lockdown: Tisai Island Residents on Lake Bisina Starving COVID-19 Lockdown 1

John Kokas Okwii, aresident in Tisai Island says most of the residents now survive on a single meal while John Kokas Okwii, a resident of Tisai Island says most of the residents now survive on a single meal a day while others sleep on empty stomachs. Okwii wonders why government hasn’t considered giving them food relief.
11:10
11:10

Active Bomb Retrieved in Kumi Kumi District 1 1 Top story

David Ongom Mudong, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman, says they have contacted UPDF bomb experts to pick up the explosive for detonation.
15:44
15:44

Uganda’s Independence Flag Hoister Died a Frustrated Man – Widow Teso Sub Region 4 2

Only three of Akorimo’s 20 children have studied beyond Ordinary Level (S.4) and a majority have not sat Primary Leaving Examination- PLE. His Widow, Florence Agwang notes that the flag hoister was financially constrained and psychologically tortured after failing to access his retirement benefits. On several occasions, he would lock himself inside the house and cry as life became tough. Uganda’s independence day as one of those that evoked sad memories for him.
10:36
10:36

65-Year-Old Killed in Kumi Land Conflict Kumi District 1 1

The deceased, identified as Esther Ajemel, a resident of Kacelakweny Parish in Ongino Sub-county, Kumi District was cut into pieces by her neighbour, Emma Okello, 21, who found her digging at around 7:30 am. The two have reportedly had a land wrangle spanning several years.
17:11
17:11

Thousands Attend Maj. Kanuti Akorimo’s Burial Kumi District 2 1

Last month, President Museveni limited burials to family members and neighbours to avoid possible spread of the virus. But this could not deter mourners from attending the burial.
12:20
12:20

Uganda's Independence Flag Hoister Dies at 89 Kumi District 1 1

Dr. Isaac Omare, of Atutur Hospital says that Maj. Akorimo succumbed to Respirational Pneumonia as a result of Stroke. He explains that the old man was diagnosed with stroke in August, 2019, something that deteriorated his health lately.
17:32
17:32

New Breed of Desert Locusts Invades Kumi District 2 3

Unlike the yellow swarms of locusts that invaded the country in February, the new breed of locusts is brownish in colour. According to Kumi District Production Officer Rajab Ogogl, the new breed consists of very young, strong and destructive locusts.
11:08
11:08

Retired Clergy Cite Money, Politics in Kumi Diocese Chaos Church Canons 3 1

The Diocese was thrown in turmoil when the House of Bishops revoked the appointment of Rev. Charles Okunya Oode as the Bishop-elect of Kumi, taking over from Rt. Rev. Thomas Edson Irigei, who had clocked retirement age.
11:47
11:47

Police Battles Protesting Christians in Kumi Diocese 2 2

Some Christians tried to catch up with the early morning service at St. Phillips Cathedral, which however was disrupted by protestors, who stormed the premises with placards. Our reporter saw some Christians leaving the Cathedral as the drama ensued and stood at a distance to watch events as they unfolded.
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