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Soroti fruit factory accused of rejecting homegrown oranges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Teso NRM leaders have accused the management of Soroti fruit factory of rejecting oranges from Teso and preferring those grown outside the region. This was revealed during President Museveni’s rally in Soroti on Saturday evening where he met NRM leaders and flag bearers drawn from …

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Teso leaders task Museveni to fulfill pledges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Resistance Movement- NRM leaders in the Teso sub region have asked President Yoweri Museveni to fulfill pledges he made 10 years ago. In a memorandum presented to President Museveni at Soroti University on Saturday evening, the Teso leaders cited compensation of the people of …

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Kyagulanyi promises to restore Teso herds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform Party-NUP presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has promised to compensate people of Teso who lost livestock to Karimojong rustlers. Kyagulanyi who was addressing a rally in Soroti city on Saturday amidst teargas said despite being known as a cattle keeping community, …

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Amuriat roots for economic growth in Teso

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change- FDC presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat Oboi has pledged to fight for the financial independence of the people of Teso. Amuriat who is currently canvassing for support in Katakwi district was moved by the high levels of poverty and suffering by …

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Parents in Teso accused of frustrating investigations of defilement cases

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in East Kyoga is struggling to investigate cases of defilement. Information from different districts across the Teso sub region indicates that several teenage girls were impregnated during the lockdown. In Kapelebyong district, 24 percent of teenage girls conceived while Amuria and Kumi had more …

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Residents forced to repair impassable Amuria road

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The sorry state of the 110 kilometre Soroti–Kotido road has compelled residents of Amuria district to use hand hoes to fix it. The road is the only link between Soroti, Amuria, Kotido, Kabong and Napak districts. The road has been impassable for the past …

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Milk production declines in Teso as floods submerge farms

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Milk production in several parts of Teso has been affected by the ongoing rains and flooding. The worst-hit are the districts of Kapelebyong, Serere and Katakwi where gardens are submerged and pasture surrounded by pools of water. Several animals have reportedly died and others too …

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Emorimor energizes fight against HIV

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | With so much attention now focused on the Covid-19 pandemic, His Highness of the Iteso Cultural Union Papa Emorimor Augustine Osuban decided to inject fresh energy in the fight against the incurable killer disease of HIV/Aids that still kills over 20,000 Ugandans a year even …

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