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15:45
15:45

Acholi Sub Region Registers 2,006 Maternal Deaths in 18 Months 1

The same report indicates that 18,243 teenage girls were impregnated in the Acholi Sub Region within the same period. Each of the eight districts recorded an average of 2,280 cases of teenage pregnancies. Of these; 3,831 have safely given birth while 2,006 maternal deaths were registered.
14:18
14:18

Atiak Sub-County Leaders Task Pastoralists to Fence Grazing Land Balalu pastoralists 2 1

Samuel Akera, the LCIII Chairperson said the pastoralists are wandering with an estimated 10,000 animals in the four parishes of Pachilo, Pupwonya, Parwaca and Okidi causing devastation to crops like cassava, rice, groundnuts and maize among others.
12:05
12:05

Lyantonde Registers Decline in HIV Prevalence 1 3

According to Dr. Moses Nkanika, the Lyantonde District Health Officer, the prevalence rate reduced from 11.6% in 2018 to 9.5% to date.
11:02
11:02

Kotido CAO Orders Unvaccinated Health Workers, Teachers to Vacate Staff Quarters Ministry of health

Lomongin also said that all civil servants who have not taken the jab shall not attend the meetings, earn any allowances, including Covid allowances for LC1 and village chairpersons.

Business and finance

16:43
16:43

Omoro Farmers Eye Large Scale Piggery Business Odek Sub-County 1 5

More than 40 individual farmers have been identified by the District Agriculture Department to benefit from the piggery agribusiness expected to enhance their household income, and improve livelihoods.
14:58
14:58

Mpererwe Residents Abandon Homes over Floods 2 3

In the zone, you are welcomed by empty houses that look abandoned by the owners, while others are flooded with water with no people in them. Although the area has more than 100 families, the area has been abandoned.
13:53
13:53

Bancassurance Registers 54 Percent Growth

According to the Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA), the system, dubbed Bancassurance, recorded a 54 percent growth dominated in the second quarter (April to June 2021), from the previous three months ended March.
11:27
11:27

Poor Roads Hindering Transportation of Cane in Amuru 1

The Executive Director of Horyal Investments Holdings Limited, Mohammed Abdi Mohamoud says they have opted for the longer route because the poor roads make it impossible for trucks to access the factory using the shorter routes.

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