President Yoweri Museveni says that while the human race has been struggling with nature and its effects like disease, hunger, droughts, floods and earthquakes among others, there is oppression from fellow men resulting in unnecessary interruptions caused by imperialism, feudalism and other forms of dictatorships.
The MPs emphasized that proper cattle compensation would not only benefit the economy of Teso but also contribute to the region's recovery from pervasive poverty, which has negatively impacted education quality.
Media professionals from various outlets joined forces to demonstrate solidarity and condemn the inhumane treatment endured by journalists in Teso during the recently concluded by-elections in Soroti City East, Serere County, and the Bukedea district.
Ogwal told Journalists that the security deployment was uncalled for. She notes that the Women’s Day celebration is not a political activity that would attract hundreds of armed personnel in the city centre.
In Court, Former Kaberamaido Woman MP Veronica Isala Bitchetero narrated that she was a member of NRA's external wing by 1996 when her parents were beaten, humiliated and raided in Kaberamaido. She recalls that her father’s eyes were gorged out by the National Resistance Army- NRA soldiers who were moving with the Karimojong raiders.
In Soroti City East, the petition arose from the by-election conducted in July 2022 where the NRM Candidate, Herbert Edmund Ariko was declared the winner, beating the incumbent, FDC’s Moses Attan Okia.
The Minister for Gender, Labour, and Social Development, Betty Amongi in the General Notice No. 2158 of 2022 dated December 9, 2022, to The Uganda Gazette indicated that Emolot is now the new Paramount Chief for the Iteso.
Rt. Rev. Michael Okwi Esakan, the Bishop of Kumi diocese broke the silence after midday when he posted a message of hope on his social media page saying “Teso There is Hope amidst Affliction”. He said that Okabe’s demise adds to the sorrow following the demise of Bukedea district LC V chairperson, Moses Olemukan who died on Saturday.
Bishop Odongo issued a directive demanding that in a period of five years every priest/deacon must have upgraded and attained a minimum qualification of a degree in theology in order to remain relevant in the Church of Uganda Soroti diocese.
Odongo took to the podium on Friday afternoon to express spirited support for the President during the Teso NRM Youth Leadership Summit at Soroti Sports Ground. The event attended by the Vice President Jessica Alupo, Foreign Affairs Minister Jeje Odongo, State Minister for Works Musa Ecweru, State Minister for Teso Affairs, Dr. Clement Ongalo Obote and the State Minister in charge of Disability Affairs Hellen Asamo, was organized to sensitize the youth on Parish Development Model- PDM.
The decision by the Attorney General, Kiryowa Kiwanuka follows a request by the Gender Ministry to ascertain any legal impediments to the planned coronation of Emolot after a court order that barred him and the Iteso Cultural Union Speaker John Francis Okuma from performing any roles related to the institution.
The ageing science teachers whose salaries were recently enhanced from about 1 million Shillings to 4 million Shillings are desperately working around the clock to lower their ages to avoid mandatory retirement.