Stella Aero, who expected a ruling on her three-year-long case of stolen cattle was left in shock when she learned that the Chief Magistrate had passed on. Aero says that she last communicated with the Chief Magistrate on Wednesday and that she had assured her of the ruling on Monday.
Speaking at a meeting with the Police top leadership at the East Kyoga Regional Police headquarters in Soroti City on Wednesday, Rev. Fr. Gonzaga Waziwazi Ongereny, the Soroti Catholic Diocesan Chancellor told the Police that acts of brutality and political bias have put the police on the spot for failing to deliver effective service to the community.
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
Princess Diana HC1V charges inpatients 3,000 Shillings for a file and another 20,000 Shillings for detergents like Jik, powder soap, and toilet paper. In most cases, patient attendants are sent out to buy drugs, including gloves, needed for the treatment of their patients.
Iloku, a resident of Tukum in Soroti district arrived at the facility empty- handed expecting free service from the government health unit. But on arrival, she was asked to pay for the file, which the facility gives patients at Shillings 3,000.
Ogwal told Journalists that the security deployment was uncalled for. She notes that the Women’s Day celebration is not a political activity that would attract hundreds of armed personnel in the city centre.
"I have received and perused your response as contained in your letter of ref: CR/SC/157/1 dated 24 January 2023. I have, however, noted that the responses put forward are unsatisfactory. In that regard, I am therefore left with no alternative but to interdict you from duty to pave way for investigations," reads the interdiction letter.
In Soroti City East, the petition arose from the by-election conducted in July 2022 where the NRM Candidate, Herbert Edmund Ariko was declared the winner, beating the incumbent, FDC’s Moses Attan Okia.
Allan Onyait, a resident of Orungo Sub County in Amuria district climbed to the second floor of the new market and summersaulted to the ground but his plot was frustrated when he landed on the jerricans and was rushed to the hospital.
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.
Jimmy Owili, one of the passengers aboard the Gateway bus, says that the deceased was escorted to the park by his brother who supported him to board the bus. Owili says the passenger looked weak by the time he boarded the bus.
Odongo took to the podium on Friday afternoon to express spirited support for the President during the Teso NRM Youth Leadership Summit at Soroti Sports Ground. The event attended by the Vice President Jessica Alupo, Foreign Affairs Minister Jeje Odongo, State Minister for Works Musa Ecweru, State Minister for Teso Affairs, Dr. Clement Ongalo Obote and the State Minister in charge of Disability Affairs Hellen Asamo, was organized to sensitize the youth on Parish Development Model- PDM.
Those arrested are Vincent Opolon, 68, Ronald Kato, 45, Isaac Opolon, 22, Peter Eyamu, 44, and Justine Opali. The group was arrested following the robbery of 68 million shillings from a businesswoman Stella Apolot on October 11, 2022.
David Ogwang, 23, was beaten to coma on Wednesday after it emerged that he had spent a night with a 16- year- old primary seven- pupil. He was rescued by the police and rushed for treatment before being arrested.