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06:55
06:55

Assailants Shoot Police Officer Dead in Soroti 1

Preliminary information from the scene indicates that the officer was riding his bicycle when the assailants shot him, grabbed his gun, and vanished into thin air before security teams could arrive.
11:17
11:17

Districts Stuck with Works as UPDF Takes Over Construction Projects CAO Luke Lokuda 4 1

But in Soroti district and City, billions of cash are sitting as the accounting officers wait for guidance on how to involve the army in engineering works. Luke Lokuda, the Soroti Chief Administrative Officer says they are stuck with the money because there is no clarification on the scope of work to be undertaken by the army.
07:51
07:51

Soroti Tasks OPM to Explain Budget Cuts, Salary Discrepancies CAO Luke Lokuda 5 1 Top story

Luke Lokuda, the Soroti Chief Administrative Officer, said that the budget cuts have caused a huge gap in service delivery, especially on road works.
17:29
17:29

Court Gives Attorney General One Month to Verify Teso War Claimants teso sub region 2 1

On Friday Justice Henry Adonyo said that the Attorney General has up to December 22, 2021, to complete the verification of the claimants.
19:54
19:54

Low Turn up as Minister Launches Mass COVID-19 Vaccination in Teso COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1

Dr. Aceng said that the daily target of vaccination in Teso is 157, 200 people but all the nine districts and city vaccinated only 44,828 people on Monday. Kumi district registered the highest number of with 10,800 people followed by Bukedea, 9,245 and Katakwi 6,423.
13:56
13:56

Former Bank of Uganda Deputy Governor Robert Elangot Dies at 87 prostate cancer 1 1

Elangot, who served as the Central Bank Deputy Governor between 1980 and 1989, breathed his last at International Hospital Kampala on Saturday. He was hospitalized in late September due to multiple organ complications, according to David Malinga Akol, a relative found at the Elangot’s home in Soroti.
11:30
11:30

Health Ministry Planning Mass Covid-19 Vaccination in Teso, Lango COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

Dr Alfred Driwale, the Assistant Commissioner in charge of Vaccines and Immunization at the Ministry of Health says that the mass vaccination of people in Teso and Lango will start Monday, November 8, 2021, and will run for seven days.
12:16
12:16

MoH Secures Another UGX. 94B for Oxygen Plants Medical Oxygen 2 1

The supply of medical oxygen became a serious challenge for the country at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic when more and more severe COVID-19 patients were admitted to hospitals, especially during the second wave of the pandemic mid this year.
07:20
07:20

Soroti Hospital Records Reduction in COVID-19 Admissions COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1

Dr. Wilson Etolu, the COVID-19 Focal Point Person at the hospital says that all the patients admitted at CTU are not vaccinated against the coronavirus. He explains that Soroti district/ city is currently the hotspot of the deadly virus followed by Ngora, Serere, Kumi, Amuria and Katakwi districts. Before Soroti district/city, Kumi was the hotspot of the virus.
11:03
11:03

Stroke Kills Ex-CAO as he Still Battles Criminal Charges 1 1

Esoku worked in Soroti for eleven years as Assistant Chief Administrative Officer attached to Serere County before becoming Deputy CAO for Soroti district in 2004. He Joined service in 1995 as Assistant CAO and served in different capacities until 2006 when he was transferred to Tororo district as the Chief Administrative Officer.
08:06
08:06

Soroti Woman MP Blocked from Accessing New Market Soroti City Council 2 2

Alobo’s planned visit comes just a week after the Minister of Local Government, Raphael Magyezi gave Soroti City authorities an ultimatum of three weeks to resolve the mess in the allocation of space to vendors.
17:29
17:29

MAAIF Repossess Soroti Contested Market Land Soroti City Council 3 1

Dr Robert Ojala, the Senior Veterinary Inspector in charge of North Eastern Uganda told the City and district leaders that the Ministry had decided to repossess the land and will be used as a quarantine station for Teso Sub Region.
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.
10:02
10:02

Compensation of Teso War Claimants: Thousands Run to Court for Letters of Administration Teso sub region 1 1 Top story

The 20- page- weekly Aicerit Newspaper has more than half of its pages covered with applications of those seeking letters of administration, limiting space for local news in the region.
22:54
22:54

Court Upholds Elections of Juliet Achayo Lodou in Ngora County Soroti High Court 1 2

The court found that there were four different results for the two candidates leading to the confusion. Achayo was first declared winner of the Ngora County elections with 9,517 votes. Abala who had garnered 9,226 votes was instead declared winner by the Electoral Commission in Kampala.
10:41
10:41

Police Records Two Deaths on Uhuru Day in Soroti Food Poisoning 1 1

According to Oscar Greg Ageca, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman, Elamu died around 02:00 pm while drinking at the home of Nathan Aboku.
06:24
06:24

Soroti Extends COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign to Bars Soroti District 3 1

Dr. Wilson Etolu, the COVID-19 Focal Point Person at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital, says that they arrived at the decision following the poor turn up of people for the vaccination exercise.
16:45
16:45

Teso War Claimants Speak Out on the Cost of Chasing for Compensation Soroti High Court 2 1

Omukat joined the group that dragged the government to court in 2010 over the losses incurred during turbulent times in Teso. But they are yet to receive compensation despite incurring more costs in the pursuit of justice. He says that on average, he has spent more than five million Shillings.
19:30
19:30

Soroti Authorities Suspend Prayers over Surging COVID-19 Cases covid-19 epicenter 1 1

Asuret Sub County registered 173 cases of COVID-19 between September 22 and October 1, 2021. This is almost a quarter of the cumulative cases recorded in the district comprising 12 sub-counties since March 2020.
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.
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