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17:04
17:04

Former Deputy Governor Died Before Accessing Pension Serere District 1 1 Top story

According to Stephen Ochola, the Serere District LC V Chairperson, Elangot has been chasing for his pension in vain. He said that it was embarrassing for a civil servant at the rank of deputy governor to die pleading for pension yet he served the country diligently.
11:28
11:28

Serere Struggles to Complete Renovation of Health Centre IV Serere HC1V 1 1

The facility receives up to 200 patients daily at the Outpatients Department- OPD and an average of 10 deliveries, a number that is way beyond the available facilities at the facility.
10:43
10:43

Serere District On the Spot Over Staff Recruitment 1 1

The exercise, according to some concerned individuals in Serere district was done to accommodate applicants who allegedly bribed their way into offices. They claim that the recruitment exercise was highly monetized with influence from the top officials in the district, who reportedly aided the recruitment of their relatives without declaring a conflict of interest.
10:56
10:56

Covid-19 Stigma: Relatives Abandon Patients serere district 4 1

In Serere district, some of the people who test positive to the deadly virus are locked up in their houses by neighbours to prevent them from mixing up with other members of the community.
08:12
08:12

Serere Still Registers Many Malaria Cases After Indoor Residual Spray Serere HC1V 1 1

Dr. Francis Odeke, the Serere District Health Officer, says that they have continued to register many malaria cases in health facilities across the district even after IRS. He says that malaria cases in Akoboi Parish in Atiira Sub County almost became a pandemic last month that stretched health systems in the district.
12:59
12:59

Minister Adoa Accuses Police of Frustrating Efforts to Eliminate Illegal Fishing Practices Extortion of Money 2 1

James Erongu, a resident of Kadungulu Sub County says that the Police take every opportunity to extort money from unsuspecting community members. He, however, says that when it comes to illegal fishing practices, both the Police and army are extorting money from the culprits.
10:43
10:43

Leaders in Serere District Step up Measures to Control Spread of COVID-19 COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1

In the guidelines, no new visitors will be allowed in the villages until the lockdown is lifted by the President. The leaders have also banned the use of public address systems, cooking of food and large gatherings at burials.
14:53
14:53

Serere LCV Chairperson to Prioritize Corruption Fight 3 1

Ochola, while delivering his speech immediately after swearing-in said that the image of the district has in the past been tainted due to corruption tendencies.
13:45
13:45

Second Phase of Indoor Residual Spraying Due to Start in Serere USAID 1 1

The spraying exercise is part of a five-year USAID-funded project in several districts of Eastern Uganda. It will involve the use of Fludora-Fusion, a new vector control solution that was recently prequalified by the World Health Organisation, after being tested against more than a dozen of resistant mosquito strains in Sub-Saharan Africa. The exercise will last 24 days, effective April 26.
19:14
19:14

Serere Pupil Sits PLE in Maternity Ward Serere HC1V 1 1 Top story

On Tuesday morning, after consultations with PLE scouts Serere district education officials resolved to allow the new mother to sit the examination on her hospital bed and was assigned a UNEB supervisor.
17:20
17:20

Six Fishermen Drown in Lake Kyoga Illegal Fishing 1 1

James Elocu, one of the survivors told our reporter in a phone interview that they entered the lake around 6:00pm when there were no signs of bad weather. He explains that as soon as they started fishing, heavy rains accompanied by a storm started forcing them to seek refuge from the moving island.
13:39
13:39

Construction of BKK Ferry Docking Pier Starts in Kagwara 1 2

Okello explains that whereas Kagwara works await approval from Uganda National Roads Authority- UNRA to move to another level, the contractor is mobilizing resources to commence works at Bukungu and later, Akampala landing sites.
07:44
07:44

Residents Blame Death of Five Fishermen on Corrupt Law Enforcement Officers Government 4 1

The Kadungulu Sub County LC III Chairperson, Peter Okomol Edeu Okomol blames the accidents on corrupt law enforcement officers on the Lake, especially the Police Marines, UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit and Fishery officers whom he claims often impound small boats and return them to fishermen after pocketing bribes.
19:50
19:50

Serere Teachers' Request to Next Parliament: Decent Burials MPs 4 1

Richard Atubi and Paul Opio, teachers of various schools in the district backed their representative Okiria and informed the minister that the meager salaries which always delays makes their families unable to purchase even a mere coffin. Hellen Catherine Atim said even their clans are too poor to arrange a decent burial when a teacher dies.
19:17
19:17

Residents Burn Police Post over Killing of Fisherman Serere District 1 1

Henry Stanley Oluka, attached to Mugarama Police Post shot dead Kokas Omuron at Mugarama Landing Site on Monday.
11:39
11:39

Over 40 People Camp at Serere CPS with Body uganda road carnage 2 1

Achom, a resident of Pamba Ward in Soroti City was on a Boda- boda when the tipper driver only identified as Daniel Eroku knocked her dead at Kikoota Village along Soroti- Serere Road. Her niece is nursing injuries at Serere HC1V.
09:21
09:21

Muntu Decries Army Deployment in Lakes Serere District 2 1

Gen. Muntu, who is canvassing for votes in Serere explained that the deployment of soldiers on lakes to oppress fishermen shows that government has run short of ideas to resolve issues affecting the community.
16:44
16:44

LCI Chairperson in Serere Attempts to Block Muntu’s Rally Gen. Mugisha Muntu 2 1

Simon Okot, the LCI of Kamod Cell in Kamod Town Council, Serere District attempted to send away Muntu’s team for failing to recognize him as a leader in the area.
12:42
12:42

State House Unit Arrests Five Serere District Officials NUSAF 3 Projects 2 2

The arrest follows a tip-off from residents about the roadworks that were incomplete even after spending 210 million Shillings. Preliminary investigations indicated that all the four sections reportedly worked on by the district were bushy and inaccessible.
11:15
11:15

Serere Aspirant Petitions NUP Candidate's Vetting Committee Citing Irregularities 2

In his September 30th, 2020 petition to the NUP candidates Vetting Committee Chairperson, Obore says that he has been alone on the ground for the past 3 months but was shocked to see the vetting committee handing the flag to his rival, Richard Mukhalu Okodel who only showed up two days to the vetting date to pin his posters.
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