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14:06
14:06

Police Heightens Enforcement of SOPs As COVID-19 Cases Surge in Teso covid-19 epicenter 2 1

The Soroti Resident City Commissioner, Peter Pex Paak says that the enforcement especially in Soroti City will be heightened to reduce the spread of the deadly virus.
15:55
15:55

Court Dismisses Soroti City West Election Petition Soroti High Court 1 1

The petition was filed by Anne Ameco and another on grounds that the election was not conducted in accordance with the principles laid down in the provisions of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, the Parliamentary Act, as amended and the Electoral Commission Act.
17:48
17:48

Court Rejects 25 Affidavits in Ngora County Election Petition soroti high court 2 1

The affidavits were rejected by Achayo’s lawyers on grounds that the witnesses presented varying signatures and that they lacked certificate of translation. The lawyers also argued that while the witnesses claimed to be illiterate, some were able to read and write and also comprehend English, which is the official language of court.
19:41
19:41

Nakatunya Prison Closed after Surge in COVID-19 Infections covid-19 epicenter 1 2

The facility was closed last week to allow fumigation and treatment of the affected inmates and staff. According to the Resident District Commissioner of Soroti, Patrick Okumu, the decision was taken to allow the COVID-19 team and management of prison to streamline on some issues he declined to mention.
18:41
18:41

Lawyers Reject 26 Affidavits in Ngora County Petition Soroti High Court 2 1

Achayo, a candidate for the ruling National Resistance Movement- NRM party was declared winner of the January polls by the Electoral Commission in Kampala, with 9,517 against 9,226 votes polled by her rival David Abala, yet earlier Ngora District Returning Officer Peter Toddu had announced Abala as the winner with 8,317 against 7,828.
14:55
14:55

Complacency Failing COVID-19 Fight in Teso- Medics COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

According to Dr. Adakun, 33 percent of the COVID-19 patients are the elderly with severe disease. He revealed that the region had 8,433 COVID-19 contacts as of Friday, September 10, 2021.
10:30
10:30

Soroti Councilors Resolve on Location of District Headquarters 1 1

Out of the 27 councilors, 19 voted in favour of Katine Sub County hosting the District headquarters.
09:14
09:14

Gov't Airlifts 53 Gas Cylinders to Soroti Hospital covid-19 epicenter 1

The intervention at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital is part of the timely emergency response and delivery of medicines and medical supplies to all government health facilities, according the Ministry of Health. The Hospital has been relying on vehicles for delivery of oxygen but the demand in hospital has recently overwhelmed the facility. The vehicles sometimes take two days to return with the oxygen.
12:37
12:37

Lawyers Cite Bribery, Multiple Voting in Matheniko County Petition matheniko county mp 1

Oloo ran to court on grounds that there was impersonation of polling agents and falsification of results, non-compliance of electoral laws that allegedly affected the outcome of the results.
19:15
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Court Dismisses Toroma County Petition with Costs Soroti High Court 1 1

Ossiya attempted to unseat Koluo through the just-concluded parliamentary election. However, he lost the race with 8,013 votes against 9,179 votes by the victor and challenged the outcome on grounds that the election was not conducted in accordance with the principles and provisions of the electoral laws and allegedly affected the results in a substantial manner.
11:34
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Court Rejects Affidavits by Matheniko County Election Officials Soroti High Court 1 1

Eight of the affidavits to support his petition were sworn by the Presiding Officers, Polling Assistants, biometric Voter Verification Officers and others in Acerer, Naregae, Arengkeju and Lopur Polling Stations among others.
21:56
21:56

Relocation of Market Vendors Starts in Soroti soroti main market 1 2

The relocation of more than 1,300 vendors started on Tuesday after months of disagreements between city authorities and the market vendors. The disagreement started after reports that more than 2,000 people applied for space in the new market and that in an attempt to appease all of them, leaders had taken bribes and double allocated some of the stalls.
12:51
12:51

Court Annuls Soroti East Polls, Upholds Dodoth Results soroti high court 3 2 Top story

Justice Anne Mugenyi Bitature says that there was gross noncompliance with the provisions of the Parliamentary Elections Act, the Electoral Commission Act, the Local Government Act and the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, which substantially affected the poll results.
03:06
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Lawyers Protest Affidavits Filed by Election Officials Against EC matheniko county mp 1

Eight election officials, among them Presiding Officers, Polling Assistants, and Voter Verification Officers from Acerer, Naregae, Arengkeju and Lopur Polling Stations, among others, filed affidavits in support of the petition filed by Paul Oloo, an independent candidate who lost the recent parliamentary elections.
06:31
06:31

Court Dismisses Case Against Abim District Chairperson soroti high court

Ariko, the former candidate for Abim District Chairperson seat lost to Omara in the February elections. Ariko got 4,809 votes while Omara garnered 14,417 votes.
15:56
15:56

Imposter Arrested in Soroti Hospital 1 1

Denis Echiku, a resident of Katine Sub County was arrested by the police after a tip-off from patients. Echiku has been camping at Ward 1 and extorting money from unsuspecting patients who need x-ray services.
08:04
08:04

Election Petitions: Koluo's Lawyers Ask Court to Dismiss Alemu's Petition with Costs toroma county mp 1 1

Jude Byamukama of Jude Bwamukama & Co. Advocates who is the lead lawyer of the Koluo said that out of the 60 affidavits filed by the petitioner, 56 didn’t have the names and addresses of the witnesses.
11:02
11:02

Sight Failed My Medical Dream, Best Blind UACE Student Speaks Out Soroti City 2 1

At primary, Elaju says that he had a passion for science subjects and dreamt of becoming a medical doctor but he was advised to change because of his eyesight. He says that science and English are the only subjects, which he passed with distinctions during his Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE.
21:08
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Democratic Party Sets Agenda for Teso Soroti City 3 1

Key among the issues cited by Mao include improving the quality of education, health especially an overhaul of Soroti Regional Referral Hospital and streamlining security.
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