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12:22
12:22

Five Traders Feared Dead in Amuria Accident Amuria District 1 1

Stella Agudo, one of the surviving traders says the accident occurred around 6:00am along Soroti- Amuria Road. She told our reporter at the scene that the affected traders were buried by the produce bags that were filled in the vehicle, adding that the situation was worsened by the stagnant water in the bridge.
10:13
10:13

Guard Held Over Attempted Robbery at Equity Bank 2

Francis Erumu, the manager of Equity Bank Soroti, says that everything at the bank is intact despite the attempted robbery.
10:31
10:31

Women Entrepreneurs Gear Up for GROW Project 6 1

Tabitha Akello, a businesswoman dealing in supply of stationery in Kumi district says that whereas the government has introduced different projects targeting women empowerment, there’s hope in the GROW project because of its flexibility especially in considering individuals.
11:49
11:49

Animal Quarantine Imposed in Kumi, Bukedea 1

The Commissioner of Animal Health at MAAIF, Dr. Anna Rose Ademun says that the movement of cattle, goats, sheep, pigs and their products and by- products has been restricted to and from Kumi and Bukedea districts until further notice.
09:59
09:59

10 Nursing Injuries After Market Protests in Soroti MP Jonathan Ebwalu 3 2

The vendors joined by their MPs, Joan Alobo, the Soroti City Woman MP and her counterpart, Jonathan Ebwalu for Soroti City West Division are protesting constant power outages in the market, water disconnection and the alleged poor leadership.
09:24
09:24

Minister Kasolo Gives Month’s Ultimatum to Emyooga Defaulters in Teso teso sub region 2 1

Minister Kasolo emphasized that the grace period previously granted to the initial beneficiaries of Emyooga funds for loan repayment has expired. During his visit, he observed that only two districts, Ngora and Serere, had achieved recoveries of over 65 percent of the Emyooga funds, while the rest were below 50 percent.
15:28
15:28

Emyooga Gives Hope to Families in Serere 1 4

In 2021, Alwalo joined the Kasilo County Tailors Association and was among the first beneficiaries of Emyooga, a presidential Initiative on Wealth and Job creation (Emyooga) which targets to transform 68 per cent of homesteads from subsistence to market-oriented production.
09:29
09:29

BoU Markets Agricultural Loans in Teso Bank of Uganda, BOU 1 2

Alex Lwanja, the Deputy Director in charge of the Agricultural Credit Facility and Small Business Recovery Fund at the BoU, reports that over UGX. 150 billion is idle due to the low uptake of the facility from the targeted population. Lwanja said that although they have disbursed UGX. 751 billion to farmers across the country, and very few farmers from Teso are seeking or taking up the money
16:21
16:21

Gateway Passenger Died of Acute Pneumonia -Police Gateway Bus Company 1 1

The deceased passenger, identified as Oscar Ocen, was a security guard working with Saracen Security Company was traveling from Kampala to his village in Abim district when he suddenly died along the way, between Mbale and Soroti city.
12:29
12:29

Teso Cooperative Union Denies Knowledge of Mercury in Serere Kyere Ginnery 1 2

Hellen Adoa, the Serere Woman wants experts in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development to visit the area and alley the fears of the communities. Adoa is concerned about the safety of residents whom she notes are suspicious of minerals in the ginnery.
23:30
23:30

Five Traders Perish in Awoja Bridge Accident Soroti- Mbale Road 1 Top story

The accident involving a Fuso lorry registration number UAN 443J occurred around 8:30 pm on Wednesday as traders were returning from Kotido district in Karamoja sub region. The vehicle was carrying 19 cattle traded from Karamoja.
08:21
08:21

Serere Residents Demand Compensation Over Police Attack Kyere Ginnery 2 2

Last week, 15 people sustained injuries when chaos broke out between residents of Kyere and TCU members led by the Kasilo County MP, Elijah Okupa.
14:56
14:56

Schools Allow Late Payment but Increase Feeding Fees to Cover Rising Prices 3 8

Rather than sending away learners who haven't paid anything, school administrators have granted grace periods of varying lengths, under the logic that in any case, they will learners will still pay the full amount whether they attend all the term or not.
09:08
09:08

Soroti Fruit Factory Sets Three- Year Expansion Plan Soroti City 1 1

By the time of its establishment in 2019, statistics suggested that Teso sub-region had more than eight million fruit trees to support the production of juice. But when the factory started production, less than half of the farmers in Teso were able to supply fruits to the factory.
08:07
08:07

Soroti East By- Election: Traders Count Loses in Amukaru Cattle Market soroti city 5 1

Susan Ikeris, a second cloth trader says she couldn’t sell anything because of low turn-up in the market. She said that most traders and customers were taken unawares by the change in the market day.
13:14
13:14

Power Lines Remain mere "Decorations" in Bukedea 2 Years after Installation Annet Anita Among 2 4

Joseph Okiria, the Vice Chairperson of Apopong Village says they are not updated about the new developments in the power line. Okiria says that there is pressure mounted by community on local leaders about power but they don’t have the answers.
12:41
12:41

25,000 Claimants to Receive Compensation 3

An inter-ministerial verification committee constituted in 2016 verified a total of 92,652; 16,946 claimants in Acholi, 42,042 from Lango, and 33,664 from Teso sub-region.
14:58
14:58

Disabled and Immobile, Vendor Supports Eight Children and a Grandchild Moroto road 1 2

Born with severely crippled legs, Achabo who settles for her work by 6:00am and leaves the streets sometimes past 7:00pm wasn't aware of Women's Day yesterday.
17:02
17:02

High Prices of Commodities Raises Concern 1 4

Commodity prices started rising in October and November last year across the country, following a sharp increase in fuel prices.
14:44
14:44

Agriculture Ministry Gazettes Contested Arapai Cattle Market to Soroti District Soroti City 1

The ministry repossessed over 200 acres of Land in Arapai last year, amidst contention, after Soroti City Councilors locked horns with the district leadership for demolishing weekly market structures at Amukaru, an area belonging to Aloet Ward in Soroti City.
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