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14:47
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Desert Locusts Disrupt Business in Soroti Town Soroti Municipality 1 2

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.
18:23
18:23

Teso Communities Bang Pans to Scare Desert Locusts away Soroti District 1 2

In sub-counties of Gweri, Kamuda and Soroti, a number of residents are seen screaming, drumming, blowing whistles, sounding pans and throwing stones to chase away the migratory pests which invaded the area more than a week ago.
17:46
17:46

People Talking About Poverty Should Be Arrested - Gen. Elwelu Soroti district 1

Gen. Elwelu, speaking at the belated NRM function in Kamuda Sub County, Soroti district this afternoon said that there is no reason for anyone, especially in Teso to cry and speak about poverty. He explained that there are immense opportunities in the region, including fertile soils that can change lives better but many people, have instead opted to rally in for unproductive ventures like politics.
19:13
19:13

Aerial Locust Spray Unsustainable- Expert 1 2 Top story

Mehari Tesafayohannes, the Chief Information and Forecasting Officer-DLCO-EA told local government leaders drawn from Acholi, Karamoja, Lango and Teso that the aerial spray intervention is very costly. He explained that the current swarms of desert locusts represent a minor outlook of what is befalling the country.
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Migratory Mode of Locusts Delaying Gov't Action- Minister Sempijja Soroti University 3 1 Top story

Addressing different leaders drawn from Acholi, Lango, Karamoja and Teso sub regions at at Soroti University Hall this morning, Sempijja said a lot of resources have been put on the ground to combat the locusts without much success.
06:47
06:47

Desert Locusts Spread to Four Districts in Karamoja karamoja sub region 1 2 Top story

Robert Adiaka, the Amudat Resident District Commissioner says the locusts were seen heading towards Nakapiripirit and Nabilatuk by 6:00pm.
06:54
06:54

Soroti Fruit Factory Restricts Business to Registered Groups citrus farming 1 1 Top story

Joyce Akiteng, a farmer from Otatai Village in Asuret Sub County says she opted to sell her oranges on the streets due to the lengthy processes at the factory. Akiteng explains that although the factory would offer better market for her oranges, she cannot enroll in the group since it requires money.
11:34
11:34

Arapai University Student Protest Lack of Lectures 6

Edward Oniara, one of the students told URN that they haven’t had any lectures in four course units since the semester started on August 15th, 2019.
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