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2,000 Karimojong flee to Teso in search for food

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several families in Napak district in the Karamoja sub-region have fled their homes into the Teso region to search for casual jobs. This follows the current food shortage which is hitting the region. Joseph Lomonyang the Napak LC V chairperson says that over 2,000 people …

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Emorimor asks newly elected leaders to unite and serve the people

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Teso Paramount Chief, Augustine Osuban Emorimor has asked the newly elected leaders across the Teso region to unite and serve the people. In a statement through the Prime Minister, Iteso Cultural Union, Augustine Omare, Emorimor said that the Teso region has many issues that …

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CSOs in Soroti concerned about absence of voter education

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Society Organizations- CSOs operating in Teso have expressed concern over the absence of voter education in the country. The concerns come a week to the general elections scheduled for Jan 14th. Voter education provides citizens with basic information on how to participate in elections. …

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Amuriat pledges to restock cattle in Teso

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change- FDC presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat has promised to restock cattle in Teso. Amuriat pledged this while canvassing for votes in Arapai and Tubur sub-counties in Soroti district on Wednesday. Amuriat who is making his second round of campaigns in Teso …

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Will FDC maintain grip on Teso without Besigye?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The promises to restock Teso, revive cooperatives, improve infrastructure, uphold human rights and protect land are some of the key messages that could have earned Dr. Kizza Besigye, the opposition strongman support in Teso sub region. Besigye who has challenged President Yoweri Museveni for the …

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Soroti Muslims get one billion shillings orphanage

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Muslim community in Teso sub region have received a one-billion-shilling orphanage project constructed in Campswahili, Soroti city. The facility whose construction took two years comprises ten classrooms, two teachers board rooms, six dormitories, ten self-contained teachers houses and a kitchen. The project funded by …

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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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