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11:37
11:37

RDCs Pin DSCs for Extorting Money from Applicants Teso Sub Region 3 1

Paul Mwidu Kaliwani, the Kalaki Resident District Commissioner, says that his office and other security agencies are investigating some of the cases where the DSC solicited money from applicants in the recent Parish Chief recruitment exercise.
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.
17:04
17:04

Former Deputy Governor Died Before Accessing Pension Bank of Uganda 1 1 Top story

According to Stephen Ochola, the Serere District LC V Chairperson, Elangot has been chasing for his pension in vain. He said that it was embarrassing for a civil servant at the rank of deputy governor to die pleading for pension yet he served the country diligently.
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.
18:32
18:32

NUP Leaders in Mbale Task Kyagulanyi on Detained Political Prisoners 4 1

Abdullah Magambo, a Councilor representing Northern City Division in Mbale City said that there are over 20 NUP supporters in Mbale who were arrested during the campaigns and that they have never received legal representation.
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.
11:50
11:50

Sweet Potato Caterpillars Ravage Gardens in Teso Teso sub region 1 1

The caterpillars were first sighted in Ngora district in a pest and disease surveillance report conducted by the Production and Marketing Department last month. In Ngora district, more than 90 acres have been affected by the caterpillar invasion in the villages of Agule, Kopege, Agu, Orit, Kopelu, Ngora, Kees and Angod among others.
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.
12:26
12:26

Nabilatuk District Battling Surge in Malaria Prevalence 1 1

Records indicate that the district has 71 per cent malaria prevalence especially among children below five years.
11:51
11:51

Alebtong, Kapelebyong to Share Road Equipment 1 1

Kapelebyong district carved out of Amuria in 2018 is struggling to open and maintain roads due to a lack of road equipment.
18:51
18:51

Kapelebyong District Gets Service Commission After Losing Recruitment Funds 2 1

Those approved are Herbert Otim, as the Chairperson of the Commission and two other members; Harriet Anyango and John Michael Ejagu. The nomination of Philomena Akello and John Francis Obokor was rejected, according to Richard Ssebandeke, the Kapelebyong Chief Administrative Officer- CAO.
15:21
15:21

David Abala Appeals Against Ngora Election Petition Ruling Court of Appeal 2

Abala says that Justice Okuo erred in law and fact when she held that the wrongful declaration of Achayo did not affect the result of the election in a substantial manner and that she misdirected herself of the law of the Illiterate’s Protection Act Cap. 78, thereby arriving at an erroneous decision where she expunged 23 affidavits filed by Abala.
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.
18:17
18:17

Exclusion of Soroti-Amuria-Abim Road in Budget Angers Leaders NDP 3 3 1

Last week, the Uganda National Roads Authority- UNRA released a list of roads measuring 3,596.5 kilometres that will be constructed countrywide under the third phase of the National Development Plan- NDP III by 2025.
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.
19:53
19:53

Kapelebyong District Stuck with a Billion Shillings Parish Model Cash 2 1

According to Angella Akurut, the Kapelebyong Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, the district has a gap of 22 parish chiefs and Town Agents out of the 55 parishes in the district.
19:51
19:51

Cattle Traders Frustrate Efforts to Fight FMD in Teso cattle diseases 1 1

FMD is currently reported across five districts in Teso Sub Region, Katakwi being the worst hit with four sub-counties (Kapujan, Getom, Katakwi and Okulonyo). The other districts are Kapelebyong with two sub-counties (Okungur and Obalanga) while Ngora, Bukedea and Amuria have a sub-county each with reported cases of FMD.
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