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Tororo Town Clerk, Municipal Engineer picked up over bridge funds

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tororo Town Clerk, Paul Omoko and the Municipal Engineer Francis Okema are in trouble for the alleged embezzlement of over sh180 million meant for the construction of Kagera Bridge. Officers from the State House Anti Corruption Unit arrested the two officials from the Tororo …

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Tororo NRM secretary general jailed 30 years for murder

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Tororo has sentenced the Tororo District National Resistance Movement-NRM Secretary-General Richard Ojore, to 30 years in prison for murder. Ojore, Geoffrey Imai, and Moses Emojong were arrested in September 2020 and charged with three counts of murder, attempted murder, and aggravated robbery. …

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Tororo municipal officials probed over mismanagement of road fund

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate in Bukedi is investigating three officials of Tororo municipal council over allegations of embezzlement of funds. The officials include Mayor Kennedy Orono Nyapidi, the town clerk Paul Omoko, and Municipal Engineer Francis Okema. On Tuesday, the officials were summoned over allegations of …

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Top athletes head to Tororo for National Cross Country

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | All is set for the National Cross Country Championship slated for February 12th, 2022 in Tororo. The event which has also attracted top local and foreign athletes will be the first event on Uganda Athletics Federation- UAF 2022 season calendar. According to the Uganda …

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Two UPDF soldiers perish in Tororo accident

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF officers have been confirmed dead following an accident in Tororo district. The duo was knocked by a cargo truck at Tororo, Mbale, Malaba, Jinja corner junction in Tororo municipality. The two army officers have been identified as Warrant Officer Collins …

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Girls University, Tororo radio get Museveni boost

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has pledged sh1.5billion to help the Tieng Adhola Cultural Institution (TACI) purchase land to construct a first ever Ugandan girls university in Tororo. He also promised another sh200 million to enable TACI to complete installation of the Tororo Broadcasting Network Limited radio …

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Government advised to regulate fuel industry

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the trade, industries and tourism committee want the government to enact laws that will foster consumer protection within the fuel industry. While inspecting the oil reserves on Friday in Jinja City, the MPs said that there was hoarding of fuel …

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