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Soroti Municipality sets strategies to discourage teachers from cram work

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Soroti Municipal Council authorities are redirecting efforts to equip teachers with knowledge-based skills in problem-solving for learners. The development follows Primary Leaving Examinations, PLE results that showed that a number of candidates in last year’s examinations failed questions requiring knowledge application in problem- solving situations. …

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Adults pouring into street life in Soroti

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | A new trend of street dwellers is emerging in Soroti Municipality with adults pouring onto the streets. The adults that seem to be preoccupied during day scavenge the streets throughout the night looking for food and accommodation. Thanks to businesses that operate through the …

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Soroti struggling to raise local revenue

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Soroti district local government and Municipality are struggling to raise local revenue for the development of their respective administrative units. Both administrative units have only realised less than half of the local revenue estimates for the 2019/2020 Financial Year. The situation is more worrying …

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Mukula embroiled in land feud

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Captain Mike Mukula, the former Soroti Municipality Member of Parliament is feuding with the family of the late Ibrahim Musoke over 30 acres of land. The contested land is found in Aminit cell in Madera ward in Northern division of Soroti municipality. Musoke’s family …

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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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