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07:31
07:31

Six Contacts of COVID-19 Positive Patient Quarantined in Soroti Ministry Of Health 1 1

The six are members of the same family from Orwadai Ward, in Soroti Municipality, who had reported to Soroti Regional Referral Hospital on Tuesday after receiving information that the head of their family had tested positive to COVID-19.
17:54
17:54

Soroti Hospital Receives First COVID-19 Patients Ministry of Health 2 2

The patients include three women and one girl. They were among the first 10 contacts of a businessman from Bukedea who tested positive for COVID-19 last week and was taken to Mbale Regional Referral Hospital for treatment. The group was quarantined in Kumi district but their results turned positive.
08:04
08:04

Princess Diana Staff Protest Absence of Masks maternity ward 2 1

The staffs are concerned that while the COVID-19 pandemic is claiming lives in different parts of the world, Soroti Hospital isn’t providing enough protection to health workers to enable them to execute their duties. URN has learnt that the facility has been receiving only 20 pieces of masks every week against the total number of 34 staff on duty each day.
14:41
14:41

Etop Was Two Months Away from 30th Anniversary Vision Group 3 1

Stella Aanyu, the Head Teacher Ojama Primary School in Kyere Sub County in Serere district, says learners are missing a lot during the lockdown because of the suspension of Etop Newspaper.
15:05
15:05

Soroti Blood Bank Turns to Social Media as Blood Shortage Looms COVID-19 Lockdown 1 1

Last week, medics at the Hospital raised the concern of blood shortage. They noted that sickle cell patients needed blood but there wasn’t enough in the store.
11:36
11:36

Teso Eulogizes Maj. Akorimo uganda independence 2 1

Frances Akello, the former Member of Uganda Legislative Council and one of the first African women to serve on the council in Teso says the Maj. Akorimo’s calm and quiet nature earned him the privilege to hoist the national flag.
11:50
11:50

Princess Diana HCIV Designated COVID-19 Isolation Unit 1 2

The region is currently depending on a 10-bed Tuberculosis Ward that was set aside as an isolation centre at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital last month. The unit has been handling only suspected cases that turned negative after testing.
16:01
16:01

COVID-19 Suspect in Soroti Who Escaped from Isolation Unit Found 2 1

The 40-year-old suspect, a resident of Kengere Ward in Eastern Division, Soroti Municipality had just returned from the Democratic Republic of Congo- DRC when he presented with high fever, cough and flu; the signs associated with COVID-19.
11:56
11:56

Soroti Municipality Leaders Irked by Diversion of Road 2 1

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.
11:01
11:01

COVID-19: Institutions Step Up Preventive Measures in Soroti Soroti district 1 1 Top story

Simon Kisabagire, the Principal Hospital Administrator, says all access points to the hospital have been served with disinfectants for all entrants in the units.
12:23
12:23

Resistance Delays Road Works in Soroti Municipality 4 1

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.
16:05
16:05

Students Struggling with Career Development in Soroti career guidance 4 1 Top story

At Soroti Secondary School, one of the colonial schools with more than 2,000 students, some students in ‘A’ level took subject combinations basing on the preference of their parents.
11:02
11:02

Teso Farmers Form Cooperative Union Soroti Municipality 2 1

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.
14:36
14:36

We Need to Test Teachers to Improve Performance- Educationist Soroti district 2 1

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.
08:02
08:02

Emorimor Names New Cabinet Teso Sub Region 1 1 Top story

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.
13:06
13:06

Improve on Communication with Christians in Kumi - Bishop Obaikol Kumi Diocese 2 1

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.
14:47
14:47

Desert Locusts Disrupt Business in Soroti Town Soroti Municipality 2 1

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 2 1

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.
16:16
16:16

Soroti Municipality Receives UGX6.6 Billion to Improve Road Infrastructure World Bank 1 1

Soroti Municipal Council received UGX. 6.6 billion for the construction of School Road, Harridas Road, Edyegu Road, Adams Road, among others under Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructural Development-USMID, funded by the World Bank. Another UGX. 2.7 billion has been allocated to provide street lights in all major roads and digitalized traffic lights at Soroti junction.
12:50
12:50

NRM Parades Political Aspirants to "Abandoned" Community kamuda sub county 2 1 Top story

Charles Elasu, the Soroti District NRM Chairperson opened the ground by inviting and introducing everyone interested in a political seat under the NRM ticket. The podium was filled by several politicians and civil servants intending to take part in the general elections.
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