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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.
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.
09:29
09:29

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

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.
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 1 5

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.
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.
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.
11:27
11:27

Fire Razes Property Worth Billions in Soroti christmas day 2021 2 3

Anne Atim, the proprietor of Kawa Anne Enterprises, says that the loss is immense and comes at a time when she had acquired a new loan for her business. She says her new stock alone had more than UGX.70 million by Friday.
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.
17:22
17:22

Fraudulent Motorcycle Dealers Walk Away with Over UGX 100M from Soroti RCC, Peter Pex Paak 1 2

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.
21:56
21:56

Relocation of Market Vendors Starts in Soroti soroti main market 2 1

The relocation of more than 1,300 vendors started on Tuesday after months of disagreements between city authorities and the market vendors. The disagreement started after reports that more than 2,000 people applied for space in the new market and that in an attempt to appease all of them, leaders had taken bribes and double allocated some of the stalls.
10:29
10:29

Gov’t Procures Two Weighbridges for Karamoja Moroto District 2 1

The procurement of the weighbridges follows several calls from different stakeholders over the absence of proper measures to determine taxes from the minerals and also to help control the load on the trucks to protect roads from damage.
19:21
19:21

UPDF Deserter Arrested Over Missing Emyooga Funds in Soroti Gweri County 1 1

Okiring is accused of stealing more than 58 million shillings meant for three groups in Gweri County under Emyooga program was withdrawn from the bank.
11:05
11:05

UGX 58m Emyooga Cash Missing in Soroti Gweri County 1 2

The money was allegedly withdrawn by a UPDF deserter, Moses Okiring Ebaku, a resident in Gweri County.
18:00
18:00

Reallocation Of Market Vendors Halted in Soroti Soroti City 1 1

The decision was arrived at during an emergency meeting attended by Soroti city authorities, MoLG officials and selected vendors at the market premises on Friday. The meeting that dragged for almost a whole day resolved to halt the allocations exercise after receiving report of an investigation conducted in the market.
07:38
07:38

Bribery, Double Standards Cited in Soroti Market Lockup Allocations Soroti City 1 3

The investigation was conducted amidst disagreements between city authorities and market vendors, with many of them refusing to take up lockups allocated to them. The disagreement has also affected the planned relocation of vendors from the temporal market along Serere road to the newly constructed main market.
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