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08:02
08:02

Over 20 Villages in Alito Sub County Lack Clean Water 5 2

Sarah Adong, a resident of Otkwac village, says that there is a need to sink either a borehole or deep well because the open well they are using is unsafe as it floods whenever it rains.
06:56
06:56

Son Kills Father in UGX 5,000 Fight 1

George Ocwic, an eyewitness, says the deceased was punishing his teenage daughter for the alleged theft of the money. According to Ocwic, the suspect intervened to save his sister and instead picked timber, which he used to strike his father on the forehead killing him instantly.
13:54
13:54

UGX 130M Emyooga Funds Unaccounted For in Kole North Emyooga Program 5 1

A report by Members of Parliament assessing the program shows that the funds were fraudulently withdrawn from the SACCO accounts under the authorization of the District Commercial Officer.
09:34
09:34

Head Teacher Arrested for Embezzling Examination Fees, Issuing Fake Results 3 2

It is alleged that Obal only remitted Shillings 600,000 from the over Shillings 7million he collected from 35 candidates to UNEB.
14:06
14:06

Kole Man Commits Suicide Over UGX 50,000 Debt 2

Denis Obong-the LC 1 Chairperson Omolodyang village says Obong who was a social man and had no grudge with anybody might have turned to suicide out of frustration.
16:10
16:10

Family Hunts Accident Victim's Relatives, Months After Mistakenly Burying Remains 2

General Okello Arao, a resident of Aculbanya cell in Ogwang-acuma ward in Aboke town council says that Winnie Acio, a member of Atek-angulo clan disappeared from home and when the accident occurred they were informed that one of the victims was from Aculbanya cell.
12:00
12:00

UPC Candidate Withdraws from Kole LCV Race 2 1

Alagu claims that he has received several threats from security personnel, whom he declined to name asking him to step down or face their brutality.
13:21
13:21

Hailstorm Destroys Houses, Gardens in Kole 3 2

The hailstorm destroyed gardens of cassava, simsim, maize and other crops in the six Villages in Adyang parish, Akalo Sub County.
15:04
15:04

Kole Farmer Dies in Scuffle With Police Officers 2 1

Allan Okello and Maxwell Oruk, both eyewitnesses, say the scuffle broke out after Corporal Stella Lamunu, the Officer in Charge of Apii Outpost went to pick the deceased from his residency in Akecha Village in Akecha parish in Bala Sub County for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl.
11:40
11:40

Kole Man Commits Suicide after Being Caned For Excessive Alcohol Consumption Uganda Police Force 2

According to Ebonga, after being punished by the clan leaders, the deceased reportedly kept telling his friends that he may end up taking his life because of persistent harassment by his step-mother. The deceased’s father, Vincent Oder separated with his mother some years back.
20:47
20:47

Two People Killed by Own Children in Kole District 2

It's reported that Obang was speared to death by his 20-year-old son Denis Okello during a domestic brawl at 2 pm Friday. Cyprian Ocuti, the LCII chairperson of Barongin parish, says that Obang returned home while drunk and picked a quarrel with his family members.
11:24
11:24

Kole NRM Chairperson Succumbs to Coronavirus Disease Health Ministry 3

His sister, Lilly Auma, says the deceased started complaining of cough and flu last week on Friday. She says that he was taken to Lira Medical center where his samples were drawn for Covid19 testing.
21:02
21:02

Performing Arts Changing Lives of Children Born in Captivity 4 3

Simon Olinga whose mother was abducted by the Karamojong cattle rustlers in 1990 says he faced a rough time when they returned home in 2012. He says it wasn’t easy for him to dream nor smile but after joining the team, he found his voice and can smile again.
15:28
15:28

CSOs Raise Red Flag on Violence Against Children in Lango lango sub region

In their joint statement presented by Morish Chris Ongom, the Executive Director of Global Forum for Development, the CSOs note that 4,771 cases of child marriages were registered in Oyama district alone last year, 3, 006 in Lira, 2565 in Kole and 995 in Dokolo district.
11:28
11:28

Former Aboke Students In Fundraising Drive aboke girls 2 2

Former students of St. Marys College Aboke in Kole district have launched a fundraising drive to re-roof the school buildings in memory of their colleagues who were abducted by the Lords Resistance Army rebels-LRA. The old students had gathered at Aboke for memorial prayers to mark the 20th anniversary since the LRA abduction of 139 girls at the school in October 1996.
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