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12:01
12:01

Minister Magyezi Tasks Soroti City Leaders to Produce List of Vendors in New Market Soroti Main Market 1 1

Last week, ten vendors served Soroti City Council with a notice to sue after failing to access space in the new market.
17:22
17:22

Fraudulent Motorcycle Dealers Walk Away with Over UGX 100M from Soroti Soroti City 2 1

Information obtained by URN shows that most of the borrowers were expected to receive their motorcycles on Monday (October 4, 2021) but surprisingly, the offices at Pamba were closed over the weekend. The furious borrowers, who had travelled to Soroti to receive their motorcycles later stormed the office of the Resident City Commissioner, Peter Pex Paak, seeking his intervention into the matter.
21:56
21:56

Relocation of Market Vendors Starts in Soroti soroti main market 2 1

The relocation of more than 1,300 vendors started on Tuesday after months of disagreements between city authorities and the market vendors. The disagreement started after reports that more than 2,000 people applied for space in the new market and that in an attempt to appease all of them, leaders had taken bribes and double allocated some of the stalls.
10:29
10:29

Gov’t Procures Two Weighbridges for Karamoja Moroto District 1 2

The procurement of the weighbridges follows several calls from different stakeholders over the absence of proper measures to determine taxes from the minerals and also to help control the load on the trucks to protect roads from damage.
19:21
19:21

UPDF Deserter Arrested Over Missing Emyooga Funds in Soroti Gweri County 1 1

Okiring is accused of stealing more than 58 million shillings meant for three groups in Gweri County under Emyooga program was withdrawn from the bank.
11:05
11:05

UGX 58m Emyooga Cash Missing in Soroti Gweri County 2 1

The money was allegedly withdrawn by a UPDF deserter, Moses Okiring Ebaku, a resident in Gweri County.
18:00
18:00

Reallocation Of Market Vendors Halted in Soroti Soroti City 1 1

The decision was arrived at during an emergency meeting attended by Soroti city authorities, MoLG officials and selected vendors at the market premises on Friday. The meeting that dragged for almost a whole day resolved to halt the allocations exercise after receiving report of an investigation conducted in the market.
07:38
07:38

Bribery, Double Standards Cited in Soroti Market Lockup Allocations Soroti City 3 1

The investigation was conducted amidst disagreements between city authorities and market vendors, with many of them refusing to take up lockups allocated to them. The disagreement has also affected the planned relocation of vendors from the temporal market along Serere road to the newly constructed main market.
08:29
08:29

Soroti City to Privatize Garbage Management in New Market Soroti Main Market 2 2

Moses Otimong, the Acting City Clerk Soroti, says that they are considering a public-private partnership specifically for the new market once it is operationalized.
08:03
08:03

NDA Moves to Register Herbalists 2 3

According to Mutyaba, the Health Ministry has since established that 60% of Ugandans consume herbal medicine. He reveals that NDA has so far registered and cleared over 180 locally made herbal medicines.
19:35
19:35

Soroti Fruit Factory Workers Strike over Low Payment Soroti District 3 1

Out of the 65 workers, 37 staged a sit down strike after failed discussions with management. This attracted the attention of the Police and other security agencies.
16:01
16:01

Multi-billion Cereal Processing Plant Opens in Soroti Soroti City 1 3

Pela commodities has already started laying its machinery in the area near Soroti Fruit Factory. It is expected to handle 18 types of cereals and be able to sort, clean and dry 36 metric tonnes of cereals per hour, according to Isaiah Langa, one of the directors of Pela Commodities Limited. He adds that the plant will easily process over 600 metric tonnes of cereals in less than 24 hours.
09:14
09:14

Modern Markets Remain Closed Months After Commissioning Soroti City 3 1 Top story

Some of the vendors remained on the streets after failing to get space in the temporary market space provided by the authorities.
10:09
10:09

Commissioned Soroti Central Market Fails to Take Off Vendors 2 1 Top story

During the commissioning of the market, the Soroti City Clerk, Soroti City Clerk Moses Otimong, said it would start operating within two weeks’ time. He said once fully occupied the market, will contribute Shillings 780 million for Soroti City annually, compared to Shillings 30 million Soroti Municipality was collecting from the market monthly.
14:14
14:14

Soroti Fruit Factory Accused of Rejecting Homegrown Oranges Teso Sub Region 2 1

Dr Okasai Opolot, the former Director of Crop Science at the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries who participated in the establishment of Soroti Fruit Factory said that the factory could be looking for cheaper oranges to save money.
14:39
14:39

Milk Production Declines in Teso as Floods Submerge Farms Teso Sub Region 3 1

The worst-hit are the districts of Kapelebyong, Serere and Katakwi, where gardens are submerged and pasture surrounded by pools of water. Several animals have reportedly died and others too weak to produce enough milk.
12:48
12:48

Four Buses Impounded for Violating Covid-19 Guidelines Soroti Bus Park 1 1

Before resuming public transport, authorities in Soroti met with transporters and guided them on the SOPs. In their resolutions, all the buses and taxis were to park strictly in their respective parks located along old Mbale Road.
10:52
10:52

Lake Kyoga Fishermen Exempted From Taxes For Six Months Minister Helen Adoa 1 1

Adona says that the tax holiday for fishermen is to help them recover from the losses incurred during the fishing ban.
13:22
13:22

Nile Perch Stocks in Lake Victoria Increase by 31 Percent President Museveni 2 1 Top story

According to Dr. Rukunya, the country was losing about US$ 52 million approximately Shillings 182 Billion of fish exports annually due to illegal fishing activities.
21:48
21:48

National Drug Authority Impounds Smuggled Drugs in Teso Serere District 1 1

The impounded drugs include herbal concoctions like Super Mulabe, which is marketed as a wonder drug for all ailments including HIV/AIDS, as well as Kisakyamuzadde, Lubyamira and Buzira.
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