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Up to 5% of Maternal Deaths Recorded This Year Attributed to COVID-19 Twaweza Uganda 3

These findings which come out after a recent incident where a newly operated mother committed suicide by jumping off a building at Kawempe National Referral Hospital, show that half of the women live in fear and are not confident that they would get appropriate treatment if they contracted COVID-19.
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Residents Vandalize Ngetta ZARDI Irrigation Scheme 3

Dr Laban Frank Turyagenda, the Director of Research at the institute says that the chain link surrounding the fish pond was also destroyed by unknown people.
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Rwahi-Rwentobo Town Council Traders Protest Demolition of Stalls 4

Livingstone Atukwatse, the acting chairperson for onion Traders says the town council chairperson and his council ordered the demolition of the stalls without prior notice.
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Uganda Receives 580,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses 5 2

The doses include 300,000 Sinovac vaccine doses donated by the Chinese government and the rest are AstraZeneca vaccine doses from the Norwegian government through the Covax facility.
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Olympics: Nanyondo, Nakaayi Miss out on 800m Final halima nakaayi 2

Nakaayi fell to Jamaica’s Natoya Goule who won her heat in 1:59:57 and Great Britain’s Jemma Reekie who came second in 1:59:77. In this race, Nakaayi came last running a time of 2:04.44.
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Kampala Arcades, Kikuubo to Open After A Week 2 3

Kabanda who was franked by the Minister of ICT and National Guidance Dr Chris Baryomunsi and the state minister of Kampala Kyofatogabye Kabuye, said although President Museveni yesterday lifted a ban on arcades and Kikuubo, this will only happen after these places comply with all the Standard Operating Procedures put in place to fight against Covid-19
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Teenage Pregnancies now Uganda's Biggest Worry -Twaweza twaweza uganda 1 3 Top story

The findings of the survey released by the Twaweza in the presence of the Health Ministry officials indicate that eight out of ten citizens (79 per cent) say teen pregnancy has become a bigger problem during the Coronavirus pandemic and half say physical (51 per cent), emotional (51 per cent) and sexual (46 per cent) violence has got worse.
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Delayed Construction of Masaka-Mutukula Road Frustrates Kyotera Leaders 2 5

The 96km-road was built in the 1960s to link and promote trade ties and cooperation between Uganda, Tanzania, and the rest of the East African partners. Kyotera County Member of Parliament John Paul Mpalanyi told URN that the current state of the road is appalling.
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Cheptegei Pondered Quitting Olympics Due to Pressure Joshua Cheptegei 3 2 Top story

The long-distance runner says that he endured a lot of pressure which caused him mental distress and anxiety before the 10,000 metres race held on Friday in Tokyo. He scooped a silver medal in the highly competitive race which was won by Ethiopia’s Selemon Barega. Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo won bronze in the same race.
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Man Killed While Fighting to Save Under-Age Sister from Getting Married Murder 1

Tumwejukye stormed the man's home on Friday afternoon, and ordered the sister to vacate the house immediately to the annoyance of the man, who instead picked a hand hoe and hit his supposed brother-in-law, ending his life instantly.
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New Wave of Floods Leaves Thousands Displaced in Dokolo Dokolo District 7 1

Alex Owera, the area councillor Agwata Town council says that the floods are rapidly claiming homes and farmlands even in areas that are far away from the lake shores.
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Inter-Ministerial Committee in Kasese to Find Long-Term Solution to Floods disaster in kasese 1 1

Now officials from the ministries of Environment, Energy, Disaster Preparedness and Works have travelled to the district for an on-spot visit which will form the basis of the action report. The teams are visiting Mubuku, Nyamwamba, Nyamugasani and Lhubiriha valley’s.
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KCCA FC, Express Confident Ahead of CECAFA Kagame Cup Wasswa Bbosa 3 1

Express FC, also known as the Red Eagles, is in Pool-A alongside Tanzania’s Young Africans, Malawi’s Big Bullets and Atlabara from South Sudan whilst KCCA FC is in Pool A alongside Azam FC of Tanzania, Messager Ngozi FC of Burundi and KMKM SC from Zanzibar.
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31-Year-Old Bodaboda Rider who Admires Doctors Scores 15 Points in UCE UNEB 2 3

Ssegawa returned to Masaka town and started riding a Bodaboda at Mulago-Katwe stage, the main bodaboda stage for the regional referral hospital. He started admiring the life style of the doctors prompting him to return to school. He enrolled again at Hilton High School Mukono to pursue the dream of becoming a doctor.
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Kazo, Kiruhura Leaders Decry Lack of Manpower to Enforce FMD Quarantine 1 4

Dan Mukago, the LCV Chairperson Kiruhura district says that their request to the police leadership to avail the district with police personnel attached to the Agricultural Police Unit has fallen on deaf ears.
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Land Grabbers Use Lockdown to evict Kassanda Residents 2

Kassanda District Chairman Fred Zzimula Kasirye said that the land grabbers turned the 42 days’ lockdown as a celebration to fulfill their motives of grabbing peoples’ land due to restricted movements, closure of several government offices and partial closure of courts.
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Old Vehicles Siphon Revenue Out of Africa, Destroy Environment energy efficiency 1 2 Top story

According to Akumu, a good vehicle should ordinarily use less than four liters for a 100-killometer journey but many in African countries consume far more than that. More than 30 countries in Africa don't have regulations limiting aged vehicles.
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Buganda Subjects Defy Covid-19 Guidelines to Catch Glimpse of Kabaka Mutebi 1 2

Security personnel have had a tough time enforcing the Covid-19 safety guidelines as the Kabaka’s convoy drove through the area.
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Wave of Pregnant Teenagers Overwhelms Osukuru Health Center III 5 2

Imelda Musungu, the midwife at Osukuru Health Center III says that they are currently receiving over 50 teenage mothers who go at the health facility for antenatal care services per week. They are aged between 12-19 years and they are from Osukuru sub-county and neighboring sub-counties in Tororo district.
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Three Men Claim One GISO Post for Lakang Sub County 1

Anthony Oringa, the LCIII Chairperson, Lakang Sub County says each of the three claimants have appointed their team who move into the community collecting security intelligence but in the process, end up causing chaos.
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