Simon Kisabagire, the Principal Administrator Soroti Regional Referral Hospital acknowledged the shortage of protective gears for staff. He revealed that the Hospital has been relying on a few gears from the TB ward, which he notes have now been exhausted.
Dr. Michael Mwanga, the Director Soroti Regional Referral Hospital, says they are now limiting every patient to one attendant. He revealed that they have already issued notices to all the wards and are awaiting action on Monday evening.
In the initial planning, Soroti Municipal Council was promised 14 kilometres as part of the social corporate responsibility upon the completion of a-171- kilometre road. Several roads in the municipality including the Presidential Lodge in Pamba were earmarked to benefit from this cluster.
At the main gate, two Jerrycans of water and detergents have been placed at both sides of the park for all passengers and drivers to wash hands before accessing the park. Park management has also erected a gate barring all Boda- Boda cyclists into the park.
Stella Rose Agwang, one of those evicted during the opening of Ilukor Road faults local leaders for allegedly backstabbing them. She claims that after consulting with them on the road works, local leaders told them that their homes wouldn’t be affected since they were far away from the proposed road map.
Martine Erimu, the chairperson of the Teso Grain, Rice Millers, Processing and Marketers Association- TEGRIMMA, says some financial institutions limit farmers when borrowing but are fast in collecting the money.
According to Juma Nyene, the University Communications Officer, Edongu was suspended last week to pave way for investigations into circumstances under which he was recruited into Soroti University and promoted into a senior position without following the right procedure.
Bertha Asekenye, the Head Teacher Jeressar High School, a privately owned academic giant in Teso, says they don’t have sufficient text books for learners. She observes that while they have started teaching the new curriculum, it demands a lot for both teachers and learners.
Karenga District Local Government, carved out of Kaabong district in July 1st, 2019, has been constructing its headquarters in Kidepo Town Council and the structures are currently at the roofing level.
Martine Erimu, the chairperson of the cooperative says the main objectives of the cooperative is to enable farmers access better improved varieties of seeds, advance technology and mechanization of their agricultural engagements.
Martin Okiria Obore, the National Chairperson of Secondary Head Teachers Union in Uganda,says that whereas government has done a lot in promoting science oriented education, the results are still wanting.
While releasing the names of the new cabinet at Soroti District Council Hall on Saturday, Emorimor called for peace and reconciliation in Teso land. He observed that there were conflicts brewing from Iteso Cultural Union- ICU leadership, something he notes, needs selflessness. He urged the Iteso to unite for the development of the land.
At Pamba Primary School in Western Division, only two voters had turned up to confirm their particulars when our reporter visited the station on Thursday afternoon. Our reporter also observed that less than a quarter of the registered voters at some polling stations had turned up for the exercise since it began almost a week ago.
Bishop Obaikol asked Christians to desist from interfering in church matters. He also appealed for calm in the transitional process of the diocese, urging Christians to pray instead of fronting violence.
Desert locusts that invaded Uganda over two weeks ago through Karamoja have been seen mostly in rural areas. But this morning, the insects invaded Soroti, the biggest town in Teso, sending many residents in disarray.