The body of the Retired Anglican Bishop of Soroti Diocese Geresom Ilukor has been transferred to Mulago Hospital as burial preparations get underway. The deceasedâ€™s daughter Jean Aarakit, told Uganda Radio Network on phone that a requiem service will be held today September 2 at All Saints Cathedral, Nakasero. After the church service, the body will be transported to Lieutenant General Charles Anginaâ€™s home in Kyambogo for a vigil before it is transported on Tuesday morning to Bukedea.
Soroti district leaders spent Thursday afternoon doing general cleaning in the town and referral hospital ahead of President Yoweri Museveniâ€™s visit today to launch the distribution of mosquito nets.
There is a feeling of unease among Soroti Municipality officials over the heavy trucks that park in the town centre. The trucks including trailers and fuel tanks make stop-overs in Soroti on their way to and from Malaba to Northern Uganda and South Sudan.
A light aircraft belonging to the East African Civil Aviation Academy in Soroti crash landed near the runway at the school in Soroti Municipality, just over two weeks a similar incident injured two instructors.
A light aircraft belonging to the East African Civil Aviation Academy, commonly known as Soroti Flying School, has crashed in Gweri Sub County near Soroti town. The two pilots on board however survived unhurt.
Three members of the Teso Opposition Forum were on Monday charged with managing an unlawful assembly at Gweri Road in Soroti Municipality. Julius Ocen, Jonathan Ebwalu and Robert Okitoi Erisat appeared before Soroti Grade One Magistrate Sarah Namusobya, who granted them bail.