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Is Alo Alarika the oldest living Ugandan, at 108 years?

  ūüďć Uganda ūüáļūüᨠpopulation figures ‚ú≥ Aged 0-14yrs – 46% ‚ú≥ Aged 10-24yrs – 34.5% ‚ú≥ Aged 15-64yrs – 52% ‚ú≥ Aged 65+ – 2% ‚ú≥ Life expectancy 64yrs Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There are a lot of undiscovered gems hidden in the heartland of Padhola. It …

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Mayors in Tororo, Busia and Kapchorwa floored

  Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Incumbent Mayors in Busia, Tororo and Kapchorwa Municipalities have lost the bid to retain their seats. In Tororo Municipality, the incumbent John Opio lost to a businessman Kenneth Orono Onyapidi with just a margin of 133 votes.¬†Orono garnered 3,284 votes against Opio‚Äôs 3151 …

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The Jopadhola mourn former Deputy PM Etiang

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†¬†The Padhola Cultural Institution (TACI) has sent a condolence message to Uganda and all Tororo residents in particular following the death of former Deputy Prime Minister Paul Etiang. “The Tieng Adhola Cultural Institution and the people of Padhola, join the bereaved family and the friends …

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Tororo mourns death of former PM Paul Etiang

  Paul Etiang (RIP) Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Third Deputy Prime Minister Ambassador Paul Orono Etiang has passed on at IHK in Kampala, where he had been admitted since Monday, December 28 2020. The diplomat was being treated after developing symptoms similar to that of COVID-19. The …

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General Tumukunde promises Tororo electorate to end tribal conflicts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Independent presidential candidate, Rtd. Lt Gen. Henry Tumukunde has promised to elevate Tororo municipality to a city so as to address the long-standing boundary conflict between the people of Tororo county and West Budama. He told voters on a local based radio station where he …

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JAMES ODONGO: Founder and headmaster of ‘The School of Hard Knocks’

¬†The life of Bishop James Odongo ‚ú≥¬†March 27, 1931 – BORN in Molo, Bukedi district ‚ú≥¬†May 8, 1931 – Baptized by Fr Willemen of Nagongera ‚ú≥¬†1944 – Joined Nyenga Seminary ‚ú≥¬†1956 – Ordained priest in Rome ‚ú≥¬†1965 – Consecrated Bishop ‚ú≥¬†1965 – Attends Second Vatican Council ‚ú≥¬†1968 – Appointed Bishop …

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