Author: Stephen

The Chairman for Serere District Local Government and former Legislator for Serere County has officially announced his return to Soroti’s political arena, confirming his bid for the mayoral seat in 2026. Once the LC V Chairman for the Mother Soroti District, the politician has successfully filed and returned his interest forms to the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Party headquarters in Najanankumbi last week. This indicates he is now comfortably awaiting nomination for the FDC party flagship. Ochola’s significant presence in Ugandan politics has commanded public attention due to his boldness, opposition to bad governance, and fight against corruption for…

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The woman Member of Parliament for Soroti City, Joan Alobo Achom, has been hospitalized, according to sources close to the politician. The reasons for her hospitalization were not immediately disclosed, but concerns have been raised following her absence during the priestly pass out by the Soroti Catholic Diocese on Saturday. The ceremony attended by the Vice President H.E Rd. Maj. Jessica Rose Alupo and the Speaker Anita Among, among the top guests saw the area woman member of parliament absent, yet she has been notably supporting and attending such religious activities in her constituency, hence raising concerns from her supporters.…

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By Derrick Omoding. The territorial police at Cps Kalaki are investigating a matter of theft of cattle to wit one bull. This took place today the 08th day of July 2024 at around 0500hrs in Awidi village, kadie parish, Otuboi sub county in Kalaki district. According to Asp. Obukulem Edison, the East Kyoga police spokesperson, it’s alleged that information was received by the DPC Kalaki District, SP Maumbe Jackson from the Officer in charge integrated High way Patrol at Otuboi Town Council where they had Pursued and Intercepted a Vehicle Loaded with one Bull in the Boot, on A bad…

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By Derrick Omoding Police in Serere Cps have initiated investigation in to the matter of suspected Arson which occurred On 7th July 2024 at around 1100 pm, The incident took place in Shann gardens, Upper shops, Kakus Cell, Serere Town Council in Serere District. It’s alleged that one who has been identified as Oluka Emmanuel a UPDF officer attached to Kabong District went to Shann gardens to book a room to spend a night with his Girlfriend who has not been identified yet. It is said that during the night, workers heard something like an explosion and they immediately moved…

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By Derrick Omoding The OPM officials lead by Jacob Daafah, a consultant visited at least six groups of youth and women in Kapelebyong district on July 8, 2024, who had received financial grants in 2021/2022. Among the groups visited were; Akunyuko Nyada Ebumakinos Women’s group – dealing in goat rearing, Okoona Women and youth savings and credit group – engaged in goat rearing, Ageutu Farmers Field saving and credit group – cattle rearing and Amunokinos community savings and credit group – dealing in goat rearing. The team also visited Alwenya B Youth savings and credit group – dealing in goat…

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It is evident that the Forum for Democratic Change Party in Teso Sub -region may face the dramatic incident in Soroti City as their own two candidates emerge to stiffly tussle themselves in the Soroti City Mayoral race. This publication has understood the seasoned Hon. Stephen Ochola, formerly the Serere County legislator, currently the Chairperson Serere District Local government has picked interest to contest as Mayor Soroti City. According to the inside sources with in the FDC camp, Ochola has picked forms expressing interest as a mayor Soroti City under the FDC party ticket. Top on his priority list is…

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By Nathan Eyagu. As Miss Tourism Teso 2024 takes shape for its grand finale themed “Tourism and Peace,” the Teso”s cluster is poised to unveil the diverse tourism potential of the sub-region through its annual pageantry as the up coming event aims to bolster tourism across the region. While addressing the press at Cloud09 Soroti City on Saturday morning, Mr. Ogeuna Anis, Director of Iteso Tourism Company Limited and head of Miss Tourism Teso cluster, announced the imminent launch of the  magazine dedicated to propelling Teso’s natural beauty and attractions to a global audience. Anis invited partners to advertise their…

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By Derrick Omoding The territorial police of Kumi District have commenced the investigations in to the alleged murder involving two juveniles which occurred on Wednesday afternoon at Auruku Ominai primary school,  ogoma sub county kumi District The deceased identified as Titin Jane a 14 year old is a primary five pupil at and a resident of Nyero in Kumi District. The eye witnesses narrate that the deceased and a colleague were playing in class when they picked up a disagreement that advanced into a scuffle, this prompted one Etiang Ivan to box the deceased on the breast leading to her…

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  Residents of Arute Village, Arute parish in Abarilela Sub – County of Amuria district are living in shock after a woman committed suicide by hanging. Preliminary findings indicate that on Tuesday morning, the deceased identified as Nambi Robinah, aged 70 years, was found hanging on the Mule tree a few meters from her home during morning hours. Nambi who has been a wife to Mr. Okiror John has been battling with mental illness since May 2023 after her involvement in a motor accident. ASP Obukulem Edison the East Kyoga police Spokesman in a statement said that the men on…

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By Derrick Omoding Following the enormous outcry from the community of Soroti city and beyond over the brown water discharged by their taps, the authorities have laid off fears asserting the water safety. Now the piped water fetched from the River of Awoja found between the districts of Soroti and Ngora, has been constantly brown for several weeks pulling the attention of the entire public with many residents running away from consuming the water domestically in fear for their lives. Authorities have today voiced their position insisting that the water is secure and 100% safe for domestic use. Mr. Ebwaat…

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