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12:57
12:57

Bishop Bans Alcohol at Church Functions 2 1

According to Dr. Oliach, no Church leader in the diocese will lead a service where meals or water are served during the service.
11:59
11:59

Thousands Turn Up for UPDF Recruitment in Soroti, Lira City 4 3

Early this month, the UPDF announced the nationwide recruitment of 10,000 people nationwide to serve in the regular and specialized departments of the UPDF.
08:30
08:30

Court Orders Serere District Off Contested Land Soroti High Court 1 2

The district had constructed a veterinary staff house and extended the access road to the contested land as it claimed ownership. Part of the land has been the venue for Kasilo weekly Market, one of the biggest cattle markets in Teso while another portion of the land had been encroached on by the neighbors who had settled there.
08:10
08:10

NRM Seeks to Replace Soroti East MP Candidate Dr. Tanga Odoi 3 2 Top story

Addressing journalists shortly after the meeting, Captain Mike Mukula, the NRM Vice-Chairperson for Eastern Uganda, said that the decision to source for another flag bearer follows the performance of the 2021 candidate who fell far below the expected mark. When asked about the NRM Constitution, Mukula said that they will speak to Ekemu before making a final decision.
08:13
08:13

Elected Leaders Abandon Electorate to Join Public Service rdc appointment 2 1

The most affected district is Katakwi where four local leaders have resigned. Those who have quit politics are Francis Okwameri, the Ngariam Sub County Councilor, and Emmy Ojirot, the LC 3 Chairperson of Palam.
10:55
10:55

Soroti City East By- Election: EC Deploys New Registrar 3 1

The Electoral Commission Chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakam, says that Egimu will continue with the other electoral activities like presiding over the ongoing women's council election but will step aside during the Soroti East by-election.
18:36
18:36

Bishop Sentenced for Theft soroti high court 1

Bishop Tukei was found found guilty of theft of Church property including land title. He had first been acquitted by the Grade One Magistrate, Emmanuel Pirimba but the church appealed the decision. The High Court overturned the ruling after agreeing with all the grounds proving theft raised by the church.
14:50
14:50

Soroti Senior Journalist, Milton Opaco Dead Soroti City 1

According to Oketch, his brother has been living with diabetes and high blood pressure which some time back caused him a stroke but they were well managed. He says that Opaco has not complained of any health issues lately and today’s attack took them by surprise.
18:27
18:27

FDC Declares Attan Sole Candidate For Soroti East Race 1 1

On May 24th, 2022, the Court of Appeal declared the Soroti East MP seat vacant on grounds that the Electoral Commission failed to conduct free and fair polls.
07:31
07:31

Court Convicts Bishop Tukei For Theft lifeline ministries 1 1

“The responded is hereby found guilty of the offense of theft c/s 254 (1), (b) and 271 (b), (c) of the Penal Code Act Cap 120 and convicted accordingly. The acquittal of the respondent by the lower court is hereby set aside and is replaced by a conviction on the offense of theft”, the High Court ruling reads in part.
14:03
14:03

Over 50 Arrested in Operations to Curb Street Crime in Soroti Soroti City 1

“The Police of CPS Soroti mounted an operation on street gangs colloquially referred to as Cokoras where several persons including six male juveniles have been arrested. The juveniles have been handed over to the probation office as provided for under the law,” Ageca said.
17:06
17:06

Elections of Emorimor, Won Ateker Set for July Teso sub region 2 1

Dr. Charles Otim, the Chairperson of the ICU Electoral Commission, says that the election of the new Emorimor is expected on July 30 during the clan delegates conference.
12:22
12:22

Soroti City Approves Rates for Solid Waste Management Soroti Main Market 2

In the new rates expected to commence in July, each household in the city is expected to pay from 5,000 to 10,000 Shillings to the private garbage collectors every month. Those living in senior quarters will be paying between 20,000 to 30,000 Shillings to the firm that will be contracted to manage waste next month.
10:59
10:59

Education Takes Largest Share of Soroti District Budget Soroti City 2 2

The money will be used to construct classrooms, teachers’ houses, and the procurement of furniture. The money is also planned for the recruitment of teachers in 69 government-aided schools in the district.
18:01
18:01

Soroti Council Hits Deadlock on Land Board Appointment Soroti District 1

According to Owiny, Gweri County was omitted from representation on the land board, something he notes was an irregularity that needed the attention of the council before the names are forwarded to the Ministry of Land and Urban Development for approval.
07:59
07:59

Soroti University Secretary Petitions Anti-Corruption Unit Citing Persecution 1

“Four staff members who were arraigned before the Anti-Corruption Court, Kampala, pleaded guilty to abuse of office, causing financial loss, and conspiracy to defraud and had their cases dropped by DPP. Ref: Criminal Case No. 149/2019 Uganda Vs Omeke David, Odongo James, Otim Gilbert, and Omoding Samuel. One staff member, who stole and sold a bull, which belonged to the University has never been prosecuted”, she notes in her May 16th, 2022 letter.
11:17
11:17

Former Candidates Gear Up for Soroti City East By-Election Court of Appeal 4 1

On Tuesday, the Court of Appeal upheld the High Court judgment nullifying the election of Moses Attan as the Soroti City East Member of Parliament. The Court of Appeal Judges Cheborion Barishaki, Stephen Musota, and Christopher Gashirabake also ordered Electoral Commission to conduct by-elections for Soroti City East.
11:15
11:15

ICU Embarks on Tree Planting 2 1

Emmanuel Edulu, the Director of Akogo Concepts Ltd, which is behind the campaign, says that they expect to plant over 50 million different tree species in the targeted areas. He says the move is geared toward restoring the environment, which has been affected by human activities.
08:09
08:09

New Wave of Theft Hits Health Facilities in Teso MInistry of Health 1 1

In Soroti district, unknown assailants broke into Ojom HC II in Oculoi Sub County on May 2, 2022. The thugs made off with all the medical supplies in the facility. Police investigations indicate that the thieves took away 82 boxes of coartem for adults and children and other drugs, whose value hasn’t been established.
19:06
19:06

140 Sub-county Leaders in Teso get Motorcycles Jessica Alupo 3 1

Christopher Saazi, the Executive Director of Nile Fishing Company that partners with Yamaha Motor Company says that the new bikes are cost-effective to manage as one uses only a litre of fuel to run for 85 kilometers while a litre of engine oil covers 4,000 kilometers.
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