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1st Specialized Fistula hospital launched in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Soroti district is home to the first Specialized Fistula hospital in East Africa. The hospital is found in Awasi village in Arapai sub-county along Soroti – Lira highway, six kilometers away from Soroti town. Alice Emasu, the Executive Director Fistula hospital, says construction of the …

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60 youths stranded as con men invade Soroti LDU recruitment centre

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 60 youths are stranded outside Soroti Administration block after losing money to unscrupulous persons who allegedly wanted to help them go through the LDU recruitment sieve. The stranded group consists of both male and female youths from the districts of Serere, Kalaki, …

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Museveni advises Teso to abandon cotton, grow fruits

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has advised farmers in Teso Sub-region that growing citrus fruits is the best way to improve their household income and transform their livelihood. The President said that the production of citrus fruits in Teso sub-region alongside fish farming and poultry keeping can …

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MPs seek Soroti fruit factory answers from Govt

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) officials have been summoned to parliament to explain why the sh48billion Soroti fruit factory is yet to start operations, three years after it was built. During the plenary sitting of Parliament on 21 February 2019, Kumi County MP Charles Ilukor …

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Teso Minister Akiror finally records statement

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Teso Affairs Minister, Agnes Jaff Akiror has finally recorded a statement at Soroti Central Police Station in connection to the arrest of two money lenders at DFCU bank on her directives. The minister showed up at Soroti Central Police Station on Tuesday …

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NFA moves to cancel titles in Soroti central reserve

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Forestry Authority-NFA is to identify all the people who acquired titles for land in Soroti Central Forest Reserve in Soroti Municipality and recommend them to the Commissioner Land registration for cancellation. Stuart Maniraguha, the NFA Range Manager Kyoga disclosed this while showing a …

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Teso Fruit Factory set for launch finally in August

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dry tests at the Teso Fruit Factory in Soroti indicate it will finally be ready for launch before the end of this year. Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde, members of the Board of Uganda Development Corporation, Leaders of Teso Region, farmers and other stakeholders toured …

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Museveni commends Teso cooperation on infrastructure development

  Soroti, Uganda | PPU |  President Yoweri Museveni has applauded the people of Teso Sub-Region for their full co-operation with the government in the construction of the Katakwi – Moroti road by allowing the government start the construction programme before the compensation process even began. The President was featuring in …

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