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Tororo district gets new service commission

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tororo district service commission has finally been constituted. The service commission last conducted business in August last year after the term of the members expired. The district tried to hire the services of Butaleja district service commission who shortlisted the successful candidates but the process …

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Tororo Broadcasting Network fund-raiser now set for October 31

    Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A fundraiser for the proposed Tororo Broadcasting Network (TBN) that had earlier been scheduled for this weekend, has been postponed to October 31, 2020 to enable more well wishers to participate. The decision was taken after President Yoweri Museveni confirmed that restrictions …

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130 pregnancies recorded among school children in Tororo

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The education department of Tororo district is concerned that many more girls might not return to school when educational institutions reopen. The fear came after a mini-survey conducted in the district indicated that more than 100 girls had been impregnated since the closure of schools …

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TACI sets ball rolling for Tororo Broadcasting Network

  Plan on for TBN Radio to hit Tororo airwaves soon Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Plans to establish the Tororo Broadcasting Network (TBN) got a major boost after organizers of the project last week secured a building to host a radio station, and also completed paper-work to obtain a …

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NRM registrar in Tororo knocked dead

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement- NRM party registrar for Mukuju sub county in Tororo district has been knocked dead. According to police, after conducting the elections, Sinambiyo Oketcho left the polling station at Okworoto A, Okworoto parish on a motorcycle. He was followed by the …

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Roads in Tororo district in appalling state

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The state of roads in Tororo district is appalling. Tororo district has a road network of 630 kilometres and 8% of these are in a bad state with potholes making them impassable. Some of the roads in a very bad state include the 9.3km …

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Tribal conflicts threaten Tororo NRM Primaries

  Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tribal conflicts threaten the success of the National Resistance Movement –NRM Party primaries in Tororo district, eastern Uganda. The multi-ethnic district is currently has two offices for the NRM party, one for the people of Tororo county, majority of them with Teso lineage …

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Mbale city, Tororo and Busia operating without ambulances

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Districts in Eastern Uganda are operating without ambulances. The ambulances in Mbale, Busia, Tororo and Kapchorwa are grounded over lack of funds for repair while others are beyond repair, forcing medical officials to rely on ambulances donated by well-wishers who include politicians and Non-Governmental …

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Tororo flood victims urged to go home – three months later

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Floods victims in Tororo district are living under deplorable conditions. The affected people from over 200 households were displaced by floods triggered by heavy rains that pounded Tororo district in March this year and pitched camp at Fungwe primary school where they have spent …

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Tororo District returns unspent sh5.1 billion to Treasury

  Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tororo District Local Government has returned sh5.1 billion to the national treasury as unspent funds for the 2019/2020 financial year. The Public Finance Management Act 2015 section 17 (2) stipulates that a local government that does not spend money that was appropriated to …

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