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

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.
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Teso Eulogizes Maj. Akorimo uganda independence 1 2

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

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.
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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.
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