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07:10
07:10

Residents Accuse LC 1 Chairperson, Town Council Boss of Shielding Landlord Evicting them 5 1

Joseph Mwanje, 67, one of those on the verge of eviction, says that their pleas to Ssenkubuge to present the landlord has been futile, adding that he only becomes angry whenever their raise the matter.
14:36
14:36

Dead Bodies that Stay in the Wards for Hours Traumatise Patients in Buvuma District Parliament 3 1

Claire Namuweera recalls the night the patient near her died and the health workers immediately administered the offices dutifully and then left the body there until morning when the relatives came to collect it, something which forced her caregiver and sister to spend the rest of the night outside yet it was raining.
13:12
13:12

Government Earmarks UGX6B to Build 2 Seed Secondary Schools in Buvuma Buvuma District 4 1

DEO Bugembe says in Bwema sub-county, Namatale Seed School is going to be the first secondary school to be built, serving 12 different islands making the sub-county. He adds that it will also help the sub-counties in the far island sub-counties like; Lyabaana, Lwaje, Lubya and Bugaya which are also lacking secondary schools.
12:25
12:25

Health Ministry Agrees to Shift Boat Ambulance to Buvuma Ministry of Health 1 3

During the meeting, Buvuma officials raised concern why the Ministry continues keeping the water boat ambulance meant for the district in Entebbe yet they have health emergencies to attend to in the islands.
17:22
17:22

Buvuma RDC Burns 80 Homes, Throws 300 Displaced People in the Cold Again 4 1

But RDC Tilutya does not regret ordering the setting ablaze of the camp saying it has been illegal in the area. According to the RDC, much as these people had been displaced by slides, they have taken too long without finding an alternative permeant solution and had started to commit crimes in the area such as having sex during day time and theft.
10:15
10:15

Churches, Schools Omitted from First Phase of Oil Palm Planting in Buvuma Oil Palm Growing 1 4

Institutions include the Anglican, Catholic churches, schools, district and sub county local governments. They targeting to grow over 20 acres’ plantations each. However, Epai notes that all these shall be considered after the out growers with small acreage of one to five are catered for.
17:14
17:14

Buvuma Councillors Miss Swearing-in Ceremony Due to Lack of Transport 1 3

The sub-county chairpersons have said that they failed to mobilize all their councillors to attend the function because they received late communication about the day's activities and could not secure transport on time.
15:49
15:49

Buvuma Residents Head to Court over Delayed Re-Valuation of Properties BOPUL 5 1

he plaintiffs; Godfrey Yiga, Aggrey Wakasi, Isiko Baguma, Nayi Yiga and George William Keleba are currently suspicious that the defendant may be playing delaying tactics to find ways of convincing court to dismiss their and has started preparing gardens for the nucleus estate.
14:54
14:54

MAAIF Approves Pilot Study on Synodontis Fish in Three Districts 1 5 Top story

Hellen Adoa, the Fisheries State Minister, says that MAAIF has authorized its technical team to carry out a pilot study with fishermen in the three districts to prove their claims related to the co-existence of synodontis fish and other fish species.
13:44
13:44

Buvuma Oil Palm Out Growers Enter Sector Amid Frustration and Uncertainty 1 4

The NOPP Agronomist Charles Ssembatya says the project has not managed to transport enough machinery to clear both nucleus and out grower’s fields but even without mechanical ploughing, planting can still be done in a proper way.
07:12
07:12

Pastor on Spot Over Fraudulent Acquisition of Land 1 2

Osumin Neyita, another resident says that they have tried to seek redress from the district authorities but they have not been helped. “We suffering with children, they lack food to eat and our land is being claimed fraudulently. We are scared of further practising any farming activity”
09:47
09:47

Buvuma RDC Blocks "Unprepared" Emyooga Beneficiaries from Accessing Funds Emyooga project 1 2

Kigongo who is also the project supervisor in the district says they have written to the banks instructing them not to release the money until they confirm that beneficiaries have understood the real purpose of the funding.
13:31
13:31

Two Pirates Arrested in Buvuma Buvuma District 1 2

Buvuma Resident District Commissioner, Kigongo Juma says the suspects have been leading acts of piracy on Lake Victoria targeting boat operators in districts of Namayingo, Buvuma, Mayuge and Jinja.
11:39
11:39

Buvuma Councillors Decline to Endorse LC 5 Chair as District Service Commission Chairperson Buvuma District 1 2 Top story

The LC V Chairperson, Alex Mabiriizi had forwarded his name and that of Beatrice Keyijesha, the Lwajje Sub-county LC V councillor for appointment to the District Service Commission. However, councillors have rejected the move, saying they can only approve the two if they resign from their current positions.
11:32
11:32

Buvuma Residents Land Cleared for Oil Palm Growing Before Compensation NOPP 1 4

Agnes Nakamyuka, a resident in the area says that she was told to stop cultivating on her two acres of land. She adds that she was surprised when she saw graders ploughing her land she is compensated.
09:20
09:20

Marine Police Accused of Extorting Money from Travelers on Lake Victoria 4 1

According to information obtained by our reporters, Marine police often stop the boat operators to check on their life saving equipment such as life jackets, overloading and enforce the COVID-19 preventive measures. However, a boat operator told URN on condition of anonymity that the intention of the officers isn’t to maintain order on the lake but to extort money from them.
09:51
09:51

Buvuma District Suspends Business After Registering Two Positive COVID-19 Cases 2

Zebio Wasswa, the Buvuma District Information Officer, says all staff and other workers at the district headquarters been advised to go for COVID-19 testing and self-isolate until when their results return.
06:37
06:37

Buvuma Police Headquarters Closed After 10 Suspects Test Positive for COVID-19 4 1

They were supposed to be arraigned before the Grade I Magistrates court on Monday. But before the session, results from tests conducted after their arrest indicated that all of them were positive for COVID-19.
14:25
14:25

Buvuma Ferry Passengers Reduced After registering Two Covid-19 cases DHO 1 2

The District Health Officer-DHO Dr. Barker Kanyike instructed the ferry management to reduce the numbers of passengers from 200 to 80 after registering two cases on the ferry last week. The ferry makes two trips between Kiyindi and Kirongo on a daily basis.
16:51
16:51

Buvuma Residents Struggle to Resettle after Landslides 3 4

The slides that started after heavy rains in the area created huge cracks that developed from higher grounds where small streams originate from before running through Bukiyindi village and draining into Lake Victoria.
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