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MPs honor medics, decry poor state of Soroti Hospital

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament has this afternoon honoured a 15-member medical team of Soroti Regional Referral hospital, for successfully conducting a surgery involving the separation of a dead from a live Siamese twin. The surgery took place in Soroti, six days after the baby was referred to …

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Soroti Hospital gets land for expansion

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Soroti District Council has allocated 19 acres of land for the construction and expansion of the new Soroti Regional Referral Hospital. The hospital will be constructed near Soroti University of Science and Technology in Arapai Sub County. Soroti Hospital is one of the 13 …

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Soroti medics separate Conjoined Twins ignored at Mulago

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A team of medics at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital has successfully separated conjoined twins, one of whom had died at birth. The team led by Dr. Joseph Epodoi, the Consultant Surgeon, entered the theatre at 11:00am Friday to conduct the complicated operation that lasted …

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Leaders call for calm after court ruling on Soroti city boundaries

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is anxiety in Soroti city following the High Court ruling that overturned its verdict on the Soroti city boundaries. On Wednesday, Justice Wilson Masalu Musene overturned his ruling and reverted the two, Aloet and Opiyai wards to Soroti East division basing on the affidavits …

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Court overturns ruling on Soroti city boundaries

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Soroti has reverted Aloet and Opiyai wards to Soroti City East Division following an application by the Soroti Municipality MP Herbert Edmund Ariko. In February, Ariko who lost his bid for the Soroti East Division seat in the January elections ran …

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African swine fever outbreak confirmed in Soroti

The deadly virus is wreaking havoc in Soroti Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The outbreak of African swine fever has been confirmed in Soroti district. Dr Patrick Eyudu, the Soroti District Production Officer says that more than 50 pigs have died with the latest outbreak being reported in Tubur sub-county. …

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Soroti residents resort to fishing citing food shortage

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several families in Soroti district have resorted to fishing in swamps citing food shortage. The residents trek long distances with their children to swamps for fishing. Although group fishing is common in Teso during the dry season, some residents interviewed by URN said they are …

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East African Civil Aviation Academy decries under funding

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Inadequate funding is hindering the operations of the East African Civil Aviation Academy in Soroti. This was revealed by Lt Col Ronald Turyamubona, the director of the Academy on Thursday while appearing before the Parliament’s committee on Physical Infrastructure to present their budget performance for …

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