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17:27
17:27

Truck Drivers at Designated Stopover Point Protest Parking Fees Uganda Railway ICD 3 1

Derrick Owino another driver reveals that they communicating with their colleagues who are currently at the border points to halt movements to avoid landing in similar challenges after entering Uganda.
17:23
17:23

Last Survivor of Makindye Collapsed Building Still in ICU

Kenneth Mutala, 30, was rescued by the Police Fire and rescue team, working with the Uganda Red Cross Society two days after the collapse of the building. With a bible in one hand, Mutala’s first word was "Thank you Lord" and his ability to walk with minimal support aroused joy among onlookers.
17:17
17:17

Body of Drowned Fisherman Recovered from Lake Kyoga

Moses Opio, one of the fishermen who found Opam’s body floating on the lake said that he was going to check on his nets when he saw the body floating.
16:35
16:35

Police Contributes UGX 5m Towards Funeral of LC III Chairperson directive 3 3

During the funeral, the Bwera Division Police Commander, Sadat Sabila told mourners that the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola had directed the force to contribute Shillings 5 million towards the burial expenses as investigations into the matter are ongoing.
16:19
16:19

Traders Ask for Interest Free Loans for Businesses Bashir Muwonge 4 1

Bashir Muwonge, LC1 chairperson, Shauriyako zone says the government should provide them with interest free through injecting more funds in microfinance institutions which traders can easily access.
15:48
15:48

Father Arrested for Impregnating Step Daughter Defilement 2

Nelson Tumushiime, the Kakumiro District Police Commander-DPC, says the suspect was arrested on Monday following a complaint by the victim’s mother.
15:21
15:21

No Equipment for Mpigi Theatre Two Years On 3 2

A theatre worth 800 million Uganda Shillings at Mpigi Health Centre IV remains dysfunctional, two years after its construction.
15:06
15:06

Ntungamo Needs UGX 170M for Road Repairs Floods 6 1

Ntungamo District local government is in need of 170 million Uganda Shillings to repair roads that were recently destroyed by heavy rains.
13:25
13:25

Pallisa District Council Passes Motion to Form Covid19 Response Fund 3

In his motion, Osako said there was need for the district to establish a Covid19 response fund to enable them implement activities aimed at containing the spread of the virus.
13:25
13:25

Shortage of Study Materials, Low Radio Coverage Thwart Education Response Plan 4

In the districts of Pallisa, Bududa, Busia, and Mbale, a number of parents say that it is overwhelming for the government to task parents who are struggling to get food to purchase or even photocopying the learning materials. They add that the interventions are impractical in an area that does not have a constant power supply, and where people can hardly afford to sustain power bills, smartphones and internet data.
13:06
13:06

13 Ugandans Return, Quarantined in Kampala Hotels

Thirteen Ugandans who were stranded abroad following the outbreak of COVID-19 arrived in the country on Monday. Another source says they have been quarantined at Evelyn Apartments and Arch Apartments, Both apartments are in Ntinda, Kampala.
13:04
13:04

Scabies Outbreak Confirmed in Amuru District 4 1

Molly Oroma says her three children have also contracted the skin disease, adding that she now bathes them with warm water mixed with detergents.
12:17
12:17

Officials Want NSSF Name Changed nssf money 1 1

The current name, Nsubuga said, is confusing the public to think NSSF must provide benefits beyond retirement. He said in zoom meeting that fund should be given a name that reflects what it is. This position attracted a nod from NSSF managing director Richard Byarugaba who said the fund “was provident fund and not a social security fund.”
11:51
11:51

Shortage of Clean Water in Palaro Sub County Worries Residents 2 1

Richard Tek-kwo a resident of Mede Village in Oroko Parish which is greatly hit by the shortage says his family are depending on water harvested from rain and open springs in order to adhere to the Health Ministry`s guidelines.
11:11
11:11

Relocation of Kilembe Hospital Stirs Anger 5 4

Following the double flash floods that hit Kasese District early this month sweeping away infrastructure and most of the equipment’s of Kilembe Mines Hospital, the Kasese Catholic Diocese resolved to temporarily shift the facility to Kasese Town.
10:24
10:24

Cholera Cases in Moroto Reach 100 Mark Ministry of Health 3

Phillip Lotee, the in Charge of Loputuk Health Centre III, says cholera cases in the district have hit the 100 mark. On Sunday, 18 new cases were admitted to the facility increasing the number to 102 cases. Of these, 67 have been discharged and 33 are still on admission.
08:08
08:08

Majority of World Still at Risk of Coronavirus Disease – WHO

The infection has moved like a bushfire, Tedros said before warning that the early blood test studies consistently indicated that only between one and two people in 10, appeared to have come into contact with the disease, triggering an immune reaction shown by the existence of antibodies.
08:05
08:05

Over 20,000 Learners in Bududa Miss Self Study Materials 1

Vicente Matanda, the Bududa Senior Education Officer, says they received 34,921 materials for primary learners yet they have 52,000 pupils and 561 copies for secondary school learners against an enrollment of 8000. This means more than 24,518 learners have missed the study materials.
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