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21:57
21:57

NWSC Faults Road Contractors for Exposing Sewer Lines area 1 2

Agnes Atwooki, the NSWC Jinja area Principal Public Relations Officer told URN that Jinja, one of the country’s oldest towns, had heavy capacity underground sewerage lines. However, over time, road contractors have left the lines leaking without making any attempts to refurbish them after completing their road works.
21:43
21:43

Soroti Medics Deliver Baby Implanted in the Liver Soroti District 2 1

Ideally, the egg travels down the fallopian tube to the womb, when it is fertilized. But Florence Anabo, a 23-year-old mother from Amuria district developed an intrahepatic pregnancy, a rare condition when her embryo implanted itself in the liver.
21:25
21:25

Gulu District Seeks UGX 500m to Boost COVID-19 Response Primary Health Care 3 1

The leadership of the Task Force argues that the 165 million Shillings that was appropriated by parliament to the district in April was just a drop in the ocean given the bulk of COVID-19 cases Gulu has handled.
21:03
21:03

Archbishop Lambert Bainomugisha Officially Takes Over Mbarara Archdiocese 3 1

The canonical possession ceremony was attended by a handful of Christians and invited guests, as the Church maintains social distancing in line with guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health to forestall the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
20:38
20:38

Four Suspected Poachers Arrested in Kazo District 3 2

The four, suspected to have poached from Katonga Wildlife Reserve have been identified as Bishonga John Bosco, Mutungi Benjamin, Akili Felix, and Alibariho Godwin. They were arrested from Buhembe Village, in Burunga Sub-county.
20:28
20:28

Two COVID-19 Cases Discharged from Moroto Hospital covid 19 1 1

The two, both residents from Amudat district, closer to the Kenyan border, have spent close to three weeks in isolation while undergoing treatment and tested negative in two subsequent tests.
20:09
20:09

Mityana Central Division Boss Faults IFMS Tool for Poor Service Delivery 4

Under the new Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS), money collected by the districts is sent to the central bank. Districts are then expected to seek permission from the Accountant General to utilize it in line with their budget projections and planned expenditures.
17:17
17:17

40 Regional, District Police Commanders Transferred 1

SSP Christopher Barugahare has been moved from West Nile where he has been serving as Regional Police Commander-RPC to the Professional Standards Unit -PSU as deputy commandant. Barugahare will deputise Assistant Commissioner of Police Sarah Kibwika, at the unit which investigates and prosecutes errant police officers.
16:58
16:58

Unfulfilled Presidential Pledges Irk NRM Party Chairpersons in Acholi Koro Sub –County 2 1

Under the NRM Sub–County Chairperson Associations in the two districts, the disgruntled party leaders say that President Museveni pledged 10 million Shillings, a pair of oxen and an ox –plough to each of them during a meeting held at his home in Rwakitura, in 2016. But since then, the pledges have never materialized.
16:44
16:44

Residents Protest Relocation of Quarantine Centre to their Area 1 5

A total of 54 suspected COVID- 19 patients are admitted under institutional quarantine at Lira Nursing School. The authorities at the facility say that the facility cannot accommodate any more people, yet there is a possibility of having more suspected cases in need of quarantine.
16:25
16:25

Kasese LCs Accused of Selling Governments Self Study Materials Learning materials 6 2

Several parents have allegedly been asked to pay for photocopying services on the account that the materials that were distributed by the government were not enough to cover the student population across the district.
16:07
16:07

Casual Labourer Electrocuted in Wakiso 1

The woman identified as Rose Auma had allegedly gone for a laundry job at one Juliet Mukisa's home in Kiganda Village, Kira Municipality.
14:51
14:51

Refugees Demand COVID-19 Testing, Quarantine Centres in Camps covid19 pandemic 2 3

COVID 19 suspects in the camps in Madi and Terego are also transported to Arua making the two quarantine centres congested. Recently, health officials decided to establish another centre at Goboro Health Centre III due to the increased number of new entrants to Bidi Bidi settlement in Yumbe district.
14:25
14:25

Installation Mass Underway for New Archbishop of Mbarara Archdiocese 1

The apostolic Nuncio to Uganda Luigi Bianco is leading the Mass to Install the Archbishop, at a function attended by a handful of Christians and invited guests, as the Church maintains social distancing in line with guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health to forestall the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
14:17
14:17

Kapelebyong District Council Suspends Recruitment of Staff 3 1

Kapelebyong, a new district carved out of Amuria, became operational in July 2018 albeit without the election of leaders as the Electoral Commission cited lack of funds to facilitate the exercise. This affected the constitution of statutory bodies like District Service Commission, the District Land Board, among others.
13:54
13:54

Lands Ministry Intervenes in Masindi Land Wrangle Eviction 1 1

More than 2,000 people from the villages of Bungucoda, Nyakarongo, Kiryana, Ijwamba and Kokoitwa in Kimengo were forcefully evicted from the land said to be belonging to Uganda Investment Authority-UIA in November 2019. The residents were given just a few hours to vacate the land.
13:02
13:02

Eight New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed, Cases Rise to 763 COVID-19 Pandemic 1

Five of the confirmed cases are truck drivers picked from Elegu, Busia and Malaba while three were picked from alerts and contacts of already confirmed cases in Kyotera district.
12:51
12:51

Health Minister Hopes for COVID-19 Vaccine by December 2 2 Top story

The hope was boosted early this month when the University of Oxford in partnership with AstraZeneca signed landmark agreements with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi the Vaccine Alliance, and the Serum Institute of India (SII), in its commitment to broad and equitable global access to COVID-19 vaccines.
12:13
12:13

Kitgum COVID-19 Quarantine Centres Run Out of Food Supply 2

The centres established at Padwong Health Centre III, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Kitgum General Hospital are currently housing over 30 people who include, COVID-19 suspects and contacts currently placed under quarantine, health workers, support staff and security personnel deployed to man the centres.
11:59
11:59

President Museveni Assents to Administration of the Judiciary Bill Solomon Muyita 1 1 Top story

The Bill seeks to operationalize articles in the constitution that deal with the Judiciary as an independent arm of government, and create guidelines and reference for a legal and justice system by spelling out jurisdiction divisions, conditions for trials, sentencing and court fees.
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