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08:04
08:04

Princess Diana Staff Protest Absence of Masks maternity ward 2 1

The staffs are concerned that while the COVID-19 pandemic is claiming lives in different parts of the world, Soroti Hospital isn’t providing enough protection to health workers to enable them to execute their duties. URN has learnt that the facility has been receiving only 20 pieces of masks every week against the total number of 34 staff on duty each day.
17:47
17:47

Former Etop Journalists Struggling to Survive After Termination Vision Group 3 1

Julius Obongo, an Ateso Translator for Etop Newspaper, says he was handed his termination letter on Friday at head office. He says that much as the decision by top management was conducted after special considerations, it caught them off-guard especially amidst the Covid-19 crisis.
15:20
15:20

Antenatal Visits, Deliveries Drop in Health Facilities in Teso maternal health 2 1

At Serere Health Center 1V, a proposed district hospital, only 965 mothers came for antenatal care in April compared to 1,267 in March when the lockdown was announced. Records at the facility also indicate that only 170 babies were delivered at the facility in April compared to the 203 in March.
12:37
12:37

Learners Struggling to Access Self- Study Material in Teso COVID-19 Lockdown 2 1

Our reporter visited Awojamoro Village in Mukongoro Sub County but found a number of children playing in their homes. Among them was Tom Eibu, a candidate of Kumi Township Primary School. He told our reporter that he has not seen any study material to help him at home.
11:59
11:59

Police in Teso Accused of Frustrating Justice For Defilement Victims Teso Sub Region 4 1

According to the police annual report of 2019 that showed that East Kyoga is leading with defilement cases. East Kyoga led with 945 cases followed by Elgon and Greater Masaka regions with 922 and 898 cases respectively.
12:37
12:37

Illegal Fishing on the Rise in Teso Lake Kyoga 3 1

James Orono, a fisherman in Iruko Landing Site, Kadungulu Sub County in Serere district, says people have gone back to the lake because of the biting poverty.
17:23
17:23

Soroti Stuck with Over 100 Street Children COVID-2019 pandemic 3 1

Amos Oluka Adutu, the Soroti District Probation Officer, says only a handful of partners dealing with street children are on the ground.
07:46
07:46

COVID-19 Taskforce Struggling to Reintegrate Discharged Suspects in Teso 2 1

By Monday, 10 people had been discharged from the quarantine area at Soroti Comprehensive Nursing School and another from the Isolation Unit at the Tuberculosis Ward.
10:33
10:33

TASO Starts Home Deliveries of ART in Soroti Soroti District 2

According to Dr Ronald Opiko, the Center Manager at TASO Soroti, 70 percent of their clients are unable to come to the centre for drugs due to the lockdown. Among the affected are the elderly, clients in distant places and other vulnerable clients.
10:35
10:35

Over 30 Christians Arrested in Soroti for Defying Presidential Guidelines unlawful assembly 1 1

Jemimah Agwang, one of the members of the fellowship says they had a burden and conviction to pray for the country during this hard times of COVID-19 outbreak.
13:17
13:17

Eleven COVID-19 Suspects Test Negative in Soroti Soroti District 2 1

Soroti Regional Referral Hospital Director Dr Michael Muwanga says that eight persons have remained under institutional quarantine at Soroti Comprehensive Nursing School while one person presenting with signs and symptoms of the virus is in isolation at the TB Unit.
17:32
17:32

40 Arrested for Vending Drugs 2 1

The operation held in fifteen Districts, targeted 21 shift markets in Teso sub-region (Soroti, Kumu, Ngora, Bukedea, Katakwi, Amuria, Kapelbyong, Pallisa, Butebo, Serere, Kalaki, Kaberamaido) and Bukedi sub-region (Sironko, Bududa, Bulambuli).
18:28
18:28

15- Year- Old Househelp Arrested Over Infant's Death Soroti CPS 1 1 Top story

The suspect, a primary five drop out, has been working as a house help in the home of Suzan Amulen, a teacher in the same school since the term began.
13:06
13:06

Improve on Communication with Christians in Kumi - Bishop Obaikol Kumi Diocese 2 1

Bishop Obaikol asked Christians to desist from interfering in church matters. He also appealed for calm in the transitional process of the diocese, urging Christians to pray instead of fronting violence.
17:15
17:15

One Arrested for Sodomizing Minor in Soroti Soroti District 1 1

Odongo says a 15-year-old teen has also come up accusing the same suspect of sodomizing him in an incomplete house behind Soroti hotel in September 2019.
10:09
10:09

Police Officer in Trouble for Knocking Dead Pedestrian in Soroti 2

Olaraju who was riding a police motorcycle knocked Peter Osakan, 66 near Cornerstone Pub in Nakatunya Ward, Soroti Municipality while he was rushing to reinforce police officers at Central Police Station.
06:52
06:52

Rejected Mother Turns to Soroti Hospital for Accommodation maternity ward 2 1

According to Epaku, they at least receive a mother who has been ejected by her family each quarter. Most of the affected are teens who conceive from school.
16:03
16:03

Soroti Hospital Struggling to Operate Neonatal Unit pediatric ward 1 1

The unit operates in a tiny room within the paediatric ward. The room has three baby warmers, three infants’ beds and an incubator.
19:31
19:31

FDC President Patrick Amuriat, 3 Others Arrested in Soroti tear gas 1 1

Subsequently, a group of youth started pelting stones at the police and later blocked Soroti- Lira road, adjacent to Soroti Regional Referral Hospital. The other groups took off to the Soroti Sports Ground chanting FDC slogans. They burnt tyres on the road, blocking traffic for about 30 minutes before the police dispersed them.
13:11
13:11

Adults Pouring into Street Life in Soroti Soroti Municipality 2 1

One of the street dwellers identified as Ochen has been in Soroti town for the last seven months. The 19- year-old has neither a house to return to nor any genuine work to earn money for survival.
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