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13:28
13:28

Tororo Municipality Officials Remanded to Morukatipe Prisons

According to prosecution, between the months of November 2021 and April 2022, the duo and others on the run forged accountability regarding the expenditure on the construction of Kagera Bridge where construction of shelter, paying of causal laborers, and compensation of the project affected persons among others are claimed to have been done yet these were not effected.
13:59
13:59

Tororo Municipal Officials Arrested Over Fraud 2 Top story

Officers from the State House Anti Corruption Unit arrested the two officials from the Tororo municipal offices on Tuesday after failing to account for Shillings 180 million out of the Shillings 214 million they received from the Ministry of Works and Transport to work on the bridge.
10:50
10:50

Archbishop Kiwanuka Laid to Rest in Tororo 1 2

He was laid to rest on Thursday outside the Uganda Martyrs Cathedral Nyangole in Tororo District. Lote died at the age of 84.
08:07
08:07

Tororo NRM Secretary General Jailed 30 Years for Murder

According to the prosecution, the three during the NRM Parliamentary Elections on September 4 2020 at Akoret B Polling Station, in Akoret Zone, Tororo District, killed Oketcho Sinambio, the then NRM registrar for Mukuju Sub County.
09:35
09:35

Tororo Municipal Officials Probed Over Mismanagement of Road Funds

The officials include Mayor Kennedy Orono Nyapidi, the town clerk Paul Omoko, and Municipal Engineer Francis Okema. On Tuesday, the officials were summoned over allegations of mismanaging more than 300 Million Shillings meant for road works.
15:49
15:49

Over 10 Students Injured Critically in Tororo Accident 1

Stephen Ibutokol, whose child was injured expressed disappointment with the school management for carrying learners in the same vehicle with hot water, a thing he believes even drunkards cannot do.
11:23
11:23

LC I Vice Chairperson Flees After Spraying Toxic Chemicals on Group Garden 4

Wilson Okongo,76, a member of the group, estimate the damage at Shillings 20 million. He notes that if Okware wanted to evict them, he would have notified them and given them time to prepare and leave the land without necessarily hurting them.
16:51
16:51

Mob Storms Tororo Hospital Demanding for Hospitalized Murder Suspect

The district police commander Rodgers Chebene confirmed that the suspect was whisked away upon referral to Mbale Regional Hospital where he was rushed in critical condition for specialized medical attention. He said the suspect who is facing charges of murder had also been seriously cut and that his survival rates are very minimal especially if not handled well.
15:13
15:13

Nabbanja Suspends Malaba Weigh Bridge Operation over Truck Pile-up 1 1

Suspending the operations of the Weigh Bridge at Malaba, Prime Minister Nabbanja said that the operations will only resume when the pile-up has completely eased, adding that the government has instructed the ministers of works, internal affairs and trade to pitch camp at Malaba until the fuel situation normalizes.
11:53
11:53

Truck Pile-Up Eases at Uganda-Kenya Border as Clearance Intensifies 5 1 Top story

As part of the change in policy, truckers were supposed to undergo mandatory COVID-19 testing which sparked a protest from drivers who parked their vehicles and blocked off the roads demanding that Uganda streamline its COVID-19 testing protocols in line with other EAC countries. The Drivers were charged 100,000 Shillings or 30 US Dollars for each test.
09:20
09:20

Truck Drivers Protest Against COVID-19 Testing Fees At Malaba Border Point 1

Mohammed Gitui, one of the drivers, says that as part of the integration there would be a common practice in all the East African Community member states.
16:46
16:46

Tororo Local Leaders Launch Back to School Campaign 1

The Kisoko sub-county LCIs, LCIIs, and the sub-county councilors have resolved to form a task force that will move from one home to another mobilizing parents to prepare their children for school.
14:21
14:21

Missing Names Cause Confusion at Polling Centre in Tororo

By midday, elections at the polling station were yet to start. The Tororo Deputy registrar Abbey Beru said that more than 300 names were missing.
11:50
11:50

SGR Project: Tororo School, Health Center Face Demolition 4 1

Founded in 2004, Morukatipe View Primary School started as a community school to cater to the children living in the slums of Kasoli. The school had more than 500 learners by the time of the closure triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
13:31
13:31

Four People Perish In Tororo Road Accident

The accident involving an Isuzu ELF MV Reg No. UBJ 272B occurred this morning around Jadid petrol station at Mile 1 along Busia Road in the Tororo district.
12:17
12:17

IGP’s Sub County, Mulanda Gets Ugx 500M Police Station

The Mulanda sub county chairperson Jimmy Othieno Stones welcomed the police station noting that it’s going to help combat crimes in the area and this will facilitate their bid for getting district. The entire west Budama County has no functional police station and people have been relying on Tororo police Station for police services.
12:50
12:50

Excitement as Officials Reopen Malaba Border Point Small Gate 1 3

The closure of this gate had paralyzed business in Malaba border town as Kenyans who used to come and purchase goods in the area would no longer easily access Ugandan markets. This forced several business persons to close their shops or shift businesses to more profitable areas. This forced several business persons to close their shops or shift businesses to more profitable areas.
15:19
15:19

Police Impound Stolen Vehicle At Malaba Border 2

Moses Johnson Mugwe, the Bukedi South Region police spokesperson, says that they received information from police headquarters in Kampala about a stolen car that was heading towards the Malaba border.
17:03
17:03

Influx of Commercial Sex Workers Worries Tororo Residents 1 1

George Olowo, the Nyangole sub-county LC III chairperson, says that some of the commercial sex workers come from outside Tororo district. Olowo says to partly solve the problem, the sub-county is going to pass a by-law to regulate entry into guests houses and lodges. He notes that due to the lucrative nature of the business, some of their young girls below 18 years have joined in the names of making quick money.
11:00
11:00

Sub county Chairperson Closes Trading Center Over Lack of Latrines 2

Olowo decided to close the One-Stop Trading Center citing the lack of sanitary facilities, which comprises hygiene. According to Olowo, the traders had resorted to defecting in polythene bags and dumping them in the nearby bushes and the roadside.
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