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08:15
08:15

One in Every 100 Dies by their Own Hand, Each Suicide ‘a Tragedy’ – WHO

Among young people aged 15-29, suicide was the fourth leading cause of death after road injury, tuberculosis and interpersonal violence, according to the study: Suicide worldwide in 2019. It is estimated that more than 700,000 people, or one-in-100, died by suicide during the year.
07:54
07:54

Gulu Revives Village COVID–19 Taskforces to Monitor Home Based Care Patients Gulu District 3 1

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator says the Village Taskforces Chaired by Village Chairpersons became dormant towards the end of last year when the rate of infections went down and that they have been revived late last week to monitor the COVID -19 patients reviving treatment from home.
17:20
17:20

Beans Rot in Omoro as Farmers Lose Market due to Schools Closure Lalogi Sub County 1 1

“I have moved from Acholi to Karamoja but still there is no hope for the market as our supply chain has been affected” Awino said.
16:11
16:11

Residents Decry Jinja-Kampala Express Highway Compensation Delays 5 1

According to the residents, it is now three years since Uganda National Roads Authority -UNRA valued their land and properties for compensation and asked them to open up bank accounts, but shockingly, they haven’t received a single coin, yet they were stopped from carrying out any other development activities on their land.

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17:19
17:19

Pictorial: Vetting of Ministers Enters Day Three

Some of those that interfaced with the committee are the Minister of Works and Transport Gen. Katumba Wamala, Jennifer Kacha Namuyangu, the Minister of State for Bunyoro Affairs, Bright Rwamirama, the Minister of State for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Hellen Adoa, the Minister of State for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (Fisheries), Jackson Kafuuzi, the Deputy Attorney General and others.

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09:19
09:19

Uganda Constructs New Highway Linking Moroto to Kenya UNRA 1 1

The Lokitanyala road will be upgraded to Bitumen II grade and will have at least two bridges, drainage channels and culverts. The contract is an extension of the job done on the Soroti – Katakwi-Moroto road section at a total cost of about 646.8 billion Shillings. The first section was completed in November 2019.
09:12
09:12

Charging COVID-19 Patients UGX5M/Day Unacceptable -Health Minister Aceng 6 2

This after local media reports show that some of the private facilities are charging admitted patients between 2 million to 5 million Shillions daily.
07:57
07:57

NSSF to Release Savings to COVID-19 Patients

This comes amidst complaints by several savers as to why NSSF would watch a saver die because of the unaffordable cost of treatment, and then give out the savings to the survivor of the dead saver.
16:42
16:42

Mutebile: Broke Gov't Can't Afford New COVID-19 Lockdown Rescue Packages 2 1

Governor Mutebile is also worried that the government’s capacity to respond to new emergencies is dwindling especially due to the high debt level, adding that even a new series of rescue packages might not be possible.

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