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.
William Ojangole alias Obama, formerly a resident of Owarakwap Village in Kadungulu Sub County- Serere district died on Saturday evening after suffering a heart attack early in the day. Ojangole had reportedly woken up well on Saturday and had prayed and fasted for a half day.
Emmanuel Opio, the Kapelebyong District Communications Officer says that the district security committee has resolved to keep most of the drugs meant for HC2s and HC3s at the district headquarters until the security situation is fully addressed.
48M. The facilities raided were Nyada HC2 in Kapelebyong sub- county, Angerepo HC2 and Ajeleik HC2- all located in Acowa Sub County.
Rt. Rev. Michael Okwi Esakan, the Bishop of Kumi diocese broke the silence after midday when he posted a message of hope on his social media page saying “Teso There is Hope amidst Affliction”. He said that Okabe’s demise adds to the sorrow following the demise of Bukedea district LC V chairperson, Moses Olemukan who died on Saturday.
The Soroti High Court Assistant Registrar, Jessica Chemeri issued the orders on Monday after hearing of an application filed by the founder members of ICU early last month. The applicants are William Alloch Akoll, Joseph Okadapao, Martin Alfred Aruo, Stephen Enokokin, Joyce Asekenye, Polly Apio and Lydia Agoda.
In Katakwi, the LCIII Chairperson of Palam Sub County Chairperson Emmy Ojirot and the District Male Councilor representing Ngariam Sub County, Francis Okwameri, were appointed as Deputy RDCs for Kapelebyong and Kalaki Districts respectively.
Statistics from various districts of Teso indicate that more than 30,000 girls of school-going age were impregnated between 2020 and 2021. The most affected is Amuria district which registered over 11,000 pregnancies within one and a half years, according to Edward Khaukha, the World Vision Regional Manager in the area.
The land donated by the district is the first and only asset acquired by the institution since its inception in 1997. The cabinet hopes to use the land to erect office space and accommodation for Emorimor in Soroti.
Moses Eladu, a farmer from Obaki Village in Kamuda sub county in Soroti district says that whereas Migera has sustained his family for long, its productivity has deteriorated. He explains that the old cassava variety is now infested with white flies, rots in the garden, something he notes was exposing his household to the risk of starvation.
Patrick Okiror, a Candidate for Orungo Town Council LCIII seat said that voters asked him for transport to reach the polling stations. Okiror is worried about the outcome of the polls since few people will now determine the next leader.
Mukula, in the company of Gweri County NRM flag bearer, Richard Elimu ferried over 700 former militias to Timisha Hotel in Soroti City where he promised to convince President Museveni to have Arrow Boys recognized with medals in June.
Adyango was beaten by her colleague, Julian Iseet Fede, the former Amuria RDC, Enomu lost to the incumbent, Cosmas Elotu. Akonopesa trailed in the Kumi County Parliamentary primaries behind Esidonio Opolot Okaasai. The trio was appointed RDCs after their failed attempts in the last elections.
Tony Odonga, the Katakwi District Police Commander, says the deployment is normal and part of their security operations to avert any eventualities. He notes that deployment will continue until the tension at the border comes down.