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15:26
15:26

Bomb Blast Kills Child in Ngora, Injures Another Ngora District 1

The Police preliminary findings show that the blast occured in the house of a veteran soldier identified as John Obwin on Wednesday evening.
10:50
10:50

Pupils Lose Property as Bus Catches Fire serere district 1 1

Preliminary findings indicate that the bus was carrying 70 learners and 13 teachers around 1:00 am when the rear tire burst causing the fire.
11:04
11:04

Sub County Chief Knocked Dead in Hit and Run Accident Ngora District 1

Olemunyang was knocked by a speeding unknown car along Soroti- Mbale road on Saturday night when he was riding back home from Mukura trading centre to Kapir Sub County headquarters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
09:17
09:17

Panic in Ngora as Residents Discover Mysterious Network of Underground Tunnels Ngora District 1 4

The tunnels spread in three different directions were discovered by Justine Okello who was digging a pit at the depth of 8.5 feet. One of the tunnels is wide, approximately 100 meters wide while others are narrow channels measuring less than 100-meter-long but covered with marram.
09:18
09:18

One Dead as Cement Truck Explodes in Ngora Ngora District 1 1 Top story

Oscar Ageca, the East Kyoga Region Police Spokesman, says that they are still gathering facts about the accident.
08:19
08:19

MP Abala Disputes Declaration of Rival Juliet Achayo Lodou 1 1 Top story

The Commission Spokesman, Paul Bukenya said they declared Achayo after adding votes from eleven polling stations that had missed when Abala was declared. Abala will not any of this, saying he is already consulting his lawyers to petition High Court over the matter.
14:00
14:00

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

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.
09:33
09:33

EC Declares New Candidate in Ngora County Juliet Achayo Lodou 1 1

According to the commission’s spokesman, Paul Bukenya, Achayo was declared the winner after the commission added votes from eleven polling stations that had not been included at the declaration of Abala.
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.
16:47
16:47

14 Arrested Over Ngora Church Attack Ngora District 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.
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.
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