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14:11
14:11

Three Soroti District Officials Arrested for Mismanaging UGX 890m 1

It is alleged that the suspects inflated the costs for the construction of Adamasiko Water Supply System/ Project in Oculoi Sub County and embezzled more than 390 million shillings.
14:47
14:47

Kioga North MP James Olobo Convicted of Assault 1 2

The judgement was based on a case filed by Soroti-based businesswoman, Hellen Rose Abeso alleging that she was attacked by the legislator while in her shop in Soroti town in October 2018. Abeso said she sustained multiple injuries and lost 25 million Shillings during the scuffle.
23:04
23:04

Police Arrests Another Group of Global Alliance Workers Over Alleged Extortion 1 1

The arrests were carried out after intelligence which allowed the Police to mount an operation at Atooti area, Soroti East Division within Soroti City on Wednesday.
14:07
14:07

Teacher Suspected of Defiling His Pupil, Beaten Up, Arrested Soroti City 1 1

David Ogwang, 23, was beaten to coma on Wednesday after it emerged that he had spent a night with a 16- year- old primary seven- pupil. He was rescued by the police and rushed for treatment before being arrested.
17:39
17:39

Soroti University Guild President, Three Others Arrested over Strike 3 3

Abongoto, Jacob Eperu, the Guild Speaker, Aida Atwisucire, the Guild Prime Minister, and a medical student only Rukiya Rayan were arrested following the demonstration by the medical students over the alleged mismanagement of academic affairs.
11:37
11:37

Attan Justifies Soroti East Election Petition Soroti City 1

Okia rejected the July 28, 2022 poll results promising to seek legal redress. This is the first time Okia, who has been running in the Soroti parliamentary race since 2011 is running to court.
18:30
18:30

Malaria Prevalence Hits 70 Percent in Soroti Soroti district 3 1

Emmanuel Ekodeu, the Malaria Focal Point Person in the Soroti district, says that the malaria situation in Soroti is worrying. He notes that the current situation shows that there is an outbreak of malaria in the district, something he notes needs urgent attention.
13:45
13:45

Survey Exposes Gaps in Teso- Karamoja Leadership 1 1

The survey conducted in 342 mosques across Teso and Karamoja sub-regions alias ‘Ateker’ in the last two months sought to describe the actual situation of Muslims spiritually, economically, socially, and politically in both regions.
07:11
07:11

ICU Leaders Defy Court Orders Paul Sande Emolot 1 1

When contacted by our reporter, Omome said that they have defied the court decision because it is biased. Omome and other members of Emolot’s leadership argue that while the court has barred them from conducting any cultural activities, the other faction led by William Alloch, the Chairperson of ICU Founder members is progressing with their cultural activities.
12:04
12:04

10 Arrested for Vending Drugs in Teso 3 1

The operation that ended on Friday was conducted in the weekly markets of Bukedea, Soroti, Serere, Ngora, and Katakwi districts.
10:25
10:25

Court Summons MP Ariko Over Soroti East Election Petition soroti high court 1

The by-election that was characterized by scenes of violence and irregularities in the polling saw Ariko win with 9,407 votes against Attan’s 8,771 votes.
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Police Stuck with Unclaimed Accident Body east kyoga police 2 1

Oscar Gregg Ageca, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman, says that the bodies of the 12 other victims were identified by relatives and conveyed to Mbale Regional Referral Hospital on Monday evening for postmortem.
07:53
07:53

Teso Leaders Boycott ICU Peace Prayers icu woes 2 1

The interdenominational prayers that were expected to draw a cross-section of religious leaders from Uganda, Kenya, South Sudan, and other parts of the world only gathered a few members at ICU offices. This forced the prayer that was supposed to commence at 9:00 am to start past 12:00 pm.
09:08
09:08

Soroti Fruit Factory Sets Three- Year Expansion Plan Soroti City 1 1

By the time of its establishment in 2019, statistics suggested that Teso sub-region had more than eight million fruit trees to support the production of juice. But when the factory started production, less than half of the farmers in Teso were able to supply fruits to the factory.
08:05
08:05

Police Arrests 21 Night Revelers After Gruesome Murder in Soroti Soroti City 1

Ageca said that those arrested were found with opium exhibits and are in custody at Soroti Central Police Station.
13:29
13:29

Court Renews Orders Barring Teso's Uninstalled Cultural Leader from Performing Duties icu woes 2 1

Emolot sailed through unopposed in the recently concluded expression of interest and nominations of conducted by the new ICU Electoral Commission for Emorimor’s throne. Although he is due for installation as the next Emorimor in November, Emolot is already transacting business as Emorimor. He was recently seen in royal entourage with African Kings and Queens in Guyana.
17:46
17:46

Unknown Assailants Assault Soroti Female Vendor to Death Soroti City 1 1

The body of the deceased, Esther Aluko, was found around Golf Course playground, a few meters from the Soroti City headquarters and also Soroti City West Division Police headquarters.
10:36
10:36

Soroti University Operating Below Half Capacity due to Funding Gaps 2 2

Prof. John Bosco Ikoja, the University Vice Chancellor says that they have funding needs that limited admissions of medical students in 2022. Ikoja says that the university is in need of more funds to build, hire staff, run activities, maintain students, pay for services that include teaching equipment, supplies and chemicals.
12:23
12:23

New Teso Cultural Leader Faces Criticism for Engaging in Partisan Politics Paul Sande Emolot 3 1

Emolot came under the spotlight after negotiating for the alleged withdrawal of the National Unity Platform- NUP candidate Joseph Okoboi Opolot during the Gogonyo County by-election in Pallisa district early this month.
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Religious Leaders Seek Divine Intervention for Teso Cultural Woes Paul Sande Emolot 3 1

A cross-section of religious leaders drawn from Uganda and Kenya are leading the new drive which will start with an interdenominational prayer breakfast slated for August 20, 2022. This is informed by the sharp divisions that marred the succession processes of the former Emorimor, Augustine Osuban Lemukol who died in February 2022.
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