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16:01
16:01

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

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 1 3 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 1 2 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 1 2

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 1 2 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.
16:59
16:59

Low Turn Up of Passengers in Soroti, Fort Portal As Public Transport Resumes Soroti Municipality 3 2

Paul Omongin, the chairperson of Serere Drivers Association says only six taxis from Kagwara, Kamod, Pingire, Serere town and Ochapa had arrived to town in the morning. He explains that many passengers are finding it hard to cope with the new rates.
17:47
17:47

Former Etop Journalists Struggling to Survive After Termination Vision Group 3 1

Julius Obongo, an Ateso Translator for Etop Newspaper, says he was handed his termination letter on Friday at head office. He says that much as the decision by top management was conducted after special considerations, it caught them off-guard especially amidst the Covid-19 crisis.
12:37
12:37

Illegal Fishing on the Rise in Teso Lake Kyoga 1 3

James Orono, a fisherman in Iruko Landing Site, Kadungulu Sub County in Serere district, says people have gone back to the lake because of the biting poverty.
13:03
13:03

Soroti Transporters Embrace Handwashing Soroti Municipality 2 1

At the main gate, two Jerrycans of water and detergents have been placed at both sides of the park for all passengers and drivers to wash hands before accessing the park. Park management has also erected a gate barring all Boda- Boda cyclists into the park.
07:44
07:44

Farmers, Businessmen Losing Property to Financial Institutions in Teso loan defaulters 2 4 Top story

Martine Erimu, the chairperson of the Teso Grain, Rice Millers, Processing and Marketers Association- TEGRIMMA, says some financial institutions limit farmers when borrowing but are fast in collecting the money.
17:32
17:32

40 Arrested for Vending Drugs Soroti Hotel 2 1

The operation held in fifteen Districts, targeted 21 shift markets in Teso sub-region (Soroti, Kumu, Ngora, Bukedea, Katakwi, Amuria, Kapelbyong, Pallisa, Butebo, Serere, Kalaki, Kaberamaido) and Bukedi sub-region (Sironko, Bududa, Bulambuli).
11:02
11:02

Teso Farmers Form Cooperative Union Soroti Municipality 1 2

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.
08:07
08:07

Local Leaders Question the Significance of Soroti Solar Plant umeme 1 3 Top story

Stella Martha Ocakara, the Head Teacher Opuya Primary School says that even the pledge of the solar management plant to construct for them six staff houses hasn’t been realized.
18:39
18:39

Construction of UGX 18b Processing, Storage Facility Starts in Soroti 1 3

The Shillings 18 billion project comes just months to the completion of Soroti Central Market under the Market and Agricultural Trade Improvement Program Project-2 MATIP-2. The new project is co- funded by the African Development, 82% and Government of Uganda, 18%.
18:24
18:24

Soroti Central Market Works to Delay 1 1 Top story

Moses Otimong, the Soroti Municipal Council Town Clerk, says that much as the contractor, TECHNO 3 Uganda Ltd has completed 95% of the physical works, the finishing might take them up to April due to changes that arose during the monitoring visits by stakeholders.
07:37
07:37

Over 50 Schools in Teso Face Closure Over Registration education standards 1 2 Top story

Ambrose Onoria, the Ngora Resident District Commissioner, says that all unlicensed schools will not be allowed to open for the first term come February 3rd, 2020. Onoria revealed that they have issued notices to all the schools that have not met the requirements to release children they have admitted.
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