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12:11
12:11

Floods Cut Off Two Parishes in Amolatar 1 5 Top story

Richard Odur, a resident of Abino A village in Muchora parish explains that living on the island is now a big challenge because there is only a small portion of land to dig and attending to medical emergencies is a great challenge.
11:38
11:38

Entebbe Airport: Mandatory COVID-19 Testing To Cost UGX 70Bn 1 3 Top story

Sources involved in the planning meetings of the inter-ministerial committee that is in charge of the exercise say that the government plans to spend Shillings 70 billion on setting up the laboratory, sample collection and waiting areas among other items at the airport.
11:05
11:05

Three Big Bars in Mukono Violate Suspension, Work Past Curfew Hours 2 2 Top story

Alfred Mugabi, a resident at the Maternity ward, says that despite the police patrols around the hive club, they have never stopped its illegal operations. He notes that the place also plays loud music every night.
14:12
14:12

UMRA Asks Finanicial Institutions to Offer Unsecured Loans Amidst COVID-19 access to credit 2 1

Rachel Vanesa N. Muhwezi the Manager Microfinance Institutions, Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority says that small lenders play a big role in bringing numerous benefits and access to business opportunities and innovative technology-driven products and services especially instant loans without security.
11:57
11:57

Amolatar Floods: OPM to Procure Engine Boats 5 1

Robinah Nabbanja was on Saturday in Amolatar to assess the magnitude of damage caused by floods and also follow up on the relief food distribution to the flood victims.
10:58
10:58

More Ugandans Opting for Home Care Nursing 1 1

Angela Ilakut, the registrar of the Nurses and Midwives Council says home care nursing is a needed service. She says hospitals are understaffed and trained nurses are not equipped to provide the best care they can give to patients.
09:51
09:51

Private Health Facilities in Mukono Want License Fees Scrapped 1 3

In Mukono Municipality private health facilities are charged between 800,000 to 2 Million Shillings depending on the role and size of the facility.
08:25
08:25

Lands Ministry Rallies Jinja City Residents to Embrace Draft Physical Plan country 1 3

The draft physical plan within the nine villages located in Namizi ward comprises the location of roads, health facilities, schools, green spaces, residential and industrial areas.
16:43
16:43

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

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 3 2

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.
10:40
10:40

Excitement As Abedober Health Center III Gets Maternity Ward Ministry of Health 5 2

Abedober Health Centre III was constructed in 1998 but lacked a maternity ward which affected the provision of maternal health services in the area.
10:07
10:07

Nakasongola Leaders Want Roads Damaged by Floods Rehabilitated 1 3

Many roads are now impassable over heavy rains and rising water levels of Lake Kyoga since 2020. Some roads are submerged by water, culverts collapsed and filled with potholes.
09:51
09:51

Construction Of USMID Roads Launched in Busia Municipality 7 2

The 19 Billion Shillings road project is funded by World Bank and the construction works have been awarded to Dott Services Limited.
18:44
18:44

Passengers Stranded after Homeland is Bus Impounded in Kiryandongo 1 2

Nelson Owili, a passenger who was traveling to Lamwo and was affected by the unfortunate event said they left Kampala at midday, and on reaching Kiryandongo at 5:00 pm, the bus was impounded and they were told it was in connection to failure to compensate an accident victim forcing them to board other means.
16:32
16:32

Men Increasingly Taking on Work Traditionally Assigned to Women-EPRC unpaid care work 1 2

Prof. Paul Bakuluki of Makerere University’s Department of Social Work and Social Administration who was one of the investigators said men had started unpaid care work such as preparing food, fetching water and cleaning whereas their female counterparts are embracing non-traditional roles such as paying for food and meeting costs of health care.
15:56
15:56

A Bricklaying Certificate Holder was Constructing a Five Floor Building, Then it Collapsed 1

“Designs in Uganda are always correct but the problem is at the implementation stage where the clients get builders who at most have a diploma in engineering to manage the projects. Some of these builders are awarded diplomas by Uganda Business and Technical Examination Board -UBTEB even after scoring zeroes in exams!" -Nick Twinamasiko, author and civil engineering consultant.
15:54
15:54

Entertainment Places, Health Ministry Step Up Covid 19 Vaccination 5 3

Under the initiative, UBL and other private sector players will support the scaling up of COVID-19 mobile sites in the greater Kampala Metropolitan area by sensitizing and mobilising the public to go and get vaccinated against COVID-19.
14:44
14:44

NSSF May Lower Interest to Savers as Benchmark Inflation Falls

Interest income grew from 1.40 trillion to 1.61 trillion Shillings, while dividend income grew from 62.2billion to 7.49billion Shillings, due to better business on stock markets in the region, where NSSF invested in stocks.
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