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14:06
14:06

Police Deserter Arrested for Impersonating NDA Staff drug inspection 1

Engwedu and Dr Martin Okello were allegedly carrying out illegal operations and confiscating drugs in Osera, Kapokin, Akum and Akide under Ongino sub-counties.
09:06
09:06

Former Kaberamaido RDC Begs for Financial Assistance Kumi District 1 1

Oonya, who quit his job last year to contest in the National Resistance Movement primary elections for the Kumi County parliamentary seat, was involved in a motorcycle accident on January 31st, 2021 while collecting information on the presidential elections in Anyara Sub County.
19:00
19:00

Court Dismisses Kumi Woman MP Vote Recount Application Kumi District 2 1

Monica Amono, Soroti Chief Magistrate rejected Amoding’s application on grounds that it lacked facts and evidence.
10:00
10:00

Kumi Candidates Disagree on the Relocation of Tally Center 2020/2021 election 2 1

Jackson Odong, an Independent candidate and Robert Ocen, the FDC flag bearer for Kumi Municipality MP note that unlike the District Council Hall which is spacious, the new tally center is small and agents and other people could be barred from witnessing vote-counting in Kumi in the guise observing SOPs for COVID-19.
16:12
16:12

Stop Using Foreigners to Attack Us - Amuriat Foreign nationals 2 1

According to Amuriat, after being pepper- sprayed at Buwaya Village, on his way to Tororo district on Monday, he is still suffering deep pain especially after his eyes that couldn’t see for five hours. He told his supporters that he wears two pairs of glasses to try to protect him from the substances he is being sprayed with during the attack.
16:32
16:32

Tumukunde's Pledge of Market Construction Excites Kumi Traders Kumi District 3 1

Tumukunde, who concluded his four- day campaign trail in Teso told traders that the market is one of the components of development in an area which he notes employs many people
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.
18:15
18:15

Serere, Kumi NRM Winners Declared Despite Glaring Irregularities Serere District 2 1

“I am surprised to hear that I got 110 votes in my polling station. To be honest, in this house, I got only ten votes and the winner there had 101 votes. How come that I was added 100 votes and the winner more than 500 votes? Something is fishy in this election and the officials know what they did at the polling stations”, one of the candidates said.
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 1 3

Some of the food stuffs have been crossing to Kenya and South Sudan but the supply has been affected by COVID-19 lockdown
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.
11:36
11:36

Teso Eulogizes Maj. Akorimo uganda independence 2 1

Frances Akello, the former Member of Uganda Legislative Council and one of the first African women to serve on the council in Teso says the Maj. Akorimo’s calm and quiet nature earned him the privilege to hoist the national flag.
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.
07:41
07:41

Ground Spraying Effective to Fight Desert Locusts-Teso Leaders Katakwi District 2 1

Museveni, in his address to the nation on Sunday, alluded that ground spraying by soldiers using hand sprayers and motorized pumps was more effective than the aerial spray. He noted that the aircraft was small and unable to work at night when the insects have settled.
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.
Dec 19 results