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07:51
07:51

Medical Workers Abandon Health Facility for Farming in Amuru District patients 3 1

Bosco Ocira, the LC I Chairperson Otici Village who also doubles as the Health Center Management Committee Chairperson, says the facility is currently operating partially due to the absence of many health workers.
15:19
15:19

Physical, Emotional and Sexual Violence Worsened During Lockdown –Survey twaweza uganda 2

Marie Nanyanzi from Sauti za Wananchi, the program officer at Twaweza Uganda, says that it is not surprising that many citizens say that the situation worsened during the pandemic. Nanyanzi says that economic consequences had a knock on effects on family relations as many failed to value each other in the absence of financial power.
13:00
13:00

Forced Marriages, Widow Inheritance Irk Kooki Cultural Institution kooki cheifdom 3 1

Godfrey Kimbugwe, the Kooki Chiefdom Deputy Prime Minister and Rakai District Community Development Officer, says some people in the chiefdom are still stuck with these old practices.
08:11
08:11

Criminals Turn Bushy Kyanja Piece of Land Safe Heaven 3 2 Top story

Ronald Mulindwa, the Walufumbe Zone Defense secretary, says that they receive several cases of robbery and rape of women by criminals hiding in the same bushy piece of land each week. According to Mulindwa, during their search for the minor, they recovered a mattress, machetes, knives, clothes and sand bags from the same area.

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11:22
11:22

Pictorial: Pedestrians, Motorists Compete for Space on Non-Motorised Transport Corridor Top story

The Non-Motorized Transport Corridor-NMT, which is the first of its kind in Kampala and funded by the government is meant to reduce congestion by giving leeway to pedestrians and cyclists.

Business and finance

08:46
08:46

Kasese Central Market Vendors to Get Two Month's Tax Holiday grant tax holiday 2 3

The Kasese Deputy Town Clerk, Kairi Kambasu, says they expect vendors to occupy the market by the end of this month. He also says that they have finalized discussions with the Finance Ministry and vendor’s leaders on the operational guidelines.
14:34
14:34

Campaign Posters Litter City Weeks After Elections 5 3

Sula Lago, a resident of Kazo in Kawempe says they have resorted to clearing the posters themselves instead of waiting on KCCA. He says KCCA should have guided politicians on where to display their posters but also to seek consent from owners of the private structures before using their walls.
13:17
13:17

Business Picking Up Faster, As Schools Reopen-Private Sector

“Private sector optimism picked up during February ending a two-month sequence of job cuts and leading to an improvement in the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) to 51.2 from 49.8 in January,” says the index produced by IHS Markit, a global industry information firm.
10:05
10:05

Activists, Buganda Kingdom Rally Kigungu Residents To Clean Up Lake Victoria Shores 7 8

Bubye told the residents that the team was on a fact finding mission on the source of pollution, extent of pollution and degradation urge people to clean up the lake.

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