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08:18
08:18

UNRA Suspends Ferry Services on Lake Bisina Teso Sub Region 1 2

The suspension of the ferry has left passengers stranded and left with the option of going through Soroti to Katakwi by road which is a distance of more than 80 kilometres.
08:02
08:02

Former Etop Journalists Start Ateso Newspaper Vision Group 1 2 Top story

James Odongo Akia, one of the Directors of Aicerit Newspaper, says that the closure of Etop Newspaper gave them an opportunity to sit down and settle for the establishment of the newspaper.
06:05
06:05

Eight NRM MPs Lose Party Primaries in Teso Teso Sub Region 1

The most hit were in Kumi district where all the NRM flag bearers in the last election have lost to new faces. They include Kumi Woman MP, Monica Amoding who lost to Christine Apolot, the current District Chairperson.
17:13
17:13

Disagreements Emerge in Iteso Cultural Union Over Education Fund Teso Sub Region 2 1

On August 19th, the Iteso in the diaspora dissolved Iteso Cultural Union UK and transformed the TEF project into a charity organization.
13:14
13:14

400,000 Groups Register for 'Emyooga' Initiative in Teso Katakwi District 1 2

Simon Peter Egiriat, the Zonal Manager Micro support Centre in Soroti several people have expressed interest in benefiting from the fund.
21:42
21:42

Three MPs Denied FDC Party Ticket for Seats in Soroti, Serere Teso Sub Region 1 3

Their troubles with the party are traced to the party elections held in 2017 where the trio supported Maj Gen. Gregory Mugisha Muntu, against Patrick Oboi Amuriat. Muntu later broke away from FDC to form the Alliance for National Transformation- ANT.
10:55
10:55

Teso DEO’s Seek Use of Private Radio Stations in Education Response Plan covid-19 lockdown 3 1

Suggestions from DEO's for popular radio stations in Teso were rejected. Instead, the government considered UBC Radio and UBC TV as the only channels to air out the learning programs.
07:05
07:05

Local Govt's Struggling to Absorb Funds as Financial Year Ends COVID-19 Lockdown 1 3

The performance in local governments was affected when districts downscaled their activities and reduced the number of workers as the country partially shut down in March 2020 to contain a lethal virus which had started paralyzing the world.
12:15
12:15

Education Gets Lion Share of Budget in Teso Region Soroti District 1

Richard Oboi, the Soroti District Planner says that four billion will be spent on capital development especially the construction of classrooms, teachers’ houses and pit latrines while the rest of money will be used for wages and operations.
15:17
15:17

Police in Teso Struggling to Regulate Public Gatherings Teso Sub Region 3 1

On Tuesday, the army had to reinforce the police at the burial of Serere Principal Assistant Secretary, Patrick David Ejiku in Kamuda Sub County, Soroti District. The police had cleared only 100 people but many mourners turned up forcing police to disperse them.
13:46
13:46

Leaders in Teso Ask Gov’t Not to Rush to Reopen Schools COVID-19 Lockdown 1 3

Leaders in Teso have raised reservations to reopen schools since the country is recording more cases of COVID-19. There are 665 confirmed cases.
13:11
13:11

13,000 Households in Serere Displaced by Rising Lake Kyoga Water Levels flooding 3 2

In Bugondo Sub County, more than half of the 39 villages have been submerged, displacing 6,000 households.
14:41
14:41

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

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.
17:02
17:02

45 Contacts of Covid-19 Positive Businessman Quarantined in Teso COVID-19 Pandemic 3 1

The primary contacts were tracked from Soroti, Kumi and Bukedea while some of the secondary contacts have been found in Agule Sub County, Pallisa district.
15:20
15:20

Antenatal Visits, Deliveries Drop in Health Facilities in Teso maternal health 2 1

At Serere Health Center 1V, a proposed district hospital, only 965 mothers came for antenatal care in April compared to 1,267 in March when the lockdown was announced. Records at the facility also indicate that only 170 babies were delivered at the facility in April compared to the 203 in March.
20:52
20:52

Emorimor Rallies Iteso Against Defilement, Domestic Violence Teso Sub Region 1 2

Last weekend, two in- laws died in Bugondo Sub County, Serere district following a domestic brawl. The duo perished after a lengthy domestic conflict between Petua Atipo and her husband, Patrick Otim who separated after repeated violence.
12:37
12:37

Learners Struggling to Access Self- Study Material in Teso COVID-19 Lockdown 1 2

Our reporter visited Awojamoro Village in Mukongoro Sub County but found a number of children playing in their homes. Among them was Tom Eibu, a candidate of Kumi Township Primary School. He told our reporter that he has not seen any study material to help him at home.
11:59
11:59

Police in Teso Accused of Frustrating Justice For Defilement Victims Cases of Defilement 4 1

According to the police annual report of 2019 that showed that East Kyoga is leading with defilement cases. East Kyoga led with 945 cases followed by Elgon and Greater Masaka regions with 922 and 898 cases respectively.
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.
15:44
15:44

Uganda’s Independence Flag Hoister Died a Frustrated Man – Widow Teso Sub Region 2 4

Only three of Akorimo’s 20 children have studied beyond Ordinary Level (S.4) and a majority have not sat Primary Leaving Examination- PLE. His Widow, Florence Agwang notes that the flag hoister was financially constrained and psychologically tortured after failing to access his retirement benefits. On several occasions, he would lock himself inside the house and cry as life became tough. Uganda’s independence day as one of those that evoked sad memories for him.
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