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15:48
15:48

Over 400 Kilometres of Roads Listed for Rehabilitation in Omoro moroto road 1 3

The poor state of roads has stimulated public discontent over the years because they had become impassable to cyclists and motorists as a result of gaping potholes compounded by destructive torrential rains leading to waterlogging.
15:14
15:14

Spinal Cord Injury Patients Stranded After Running Out of Assistive Devices 2 1

The Association Chairperson, Moses Kigambo, says most of their members are now stuck in their homes and have contracted pressure sores and urinary tract infections.
12:34
12:34

Najjembe Market Vendors Ordered to Self Isolate 6 2 Top story

Henry Ssentongo says he had stocked beverages, which he fears could expire should the taskforce delay to reopen the market if more vendors test positive.
17:07
17:07

Amuru Leaders Demand Health Centre III in Elegu skin diseases 2 1

An estimated 10,000 people who are residents in Elegu depend on Biabia Health III which is 11 kilometres away or Atiak Health Cente IV which is a distant 40 kilometres.
16:44
16:44

Flood Victims in Kwania District Demand For Relief lake kwania 3 1

The flash floods have so far displaced residents in the parishes of Atuma, Anwangi, and Owiny in Nambieso Sub County and those in Alido, Atongtidi and Atule in Chawente Sub County.
14:47
14:47

Fort Portal Municipal Council to Remove Lion Effigy 1 1

On Wednesday, while appearing on radio the Mayor Rev Willy Kintu Muhanga, said that they are in the final stages of removing the effigy which symbolizes aggressiveness and courage.
13:11
13:11

Hunter Misses Targeted Animal, Spears Colleague to Death poachers

Anaka Town Council Chairperson Denis Okema says that the two were poaching wildlife in the park on Thursday afternoon when Omara missed his target, a wild animal and accidentally speared Olyel. Okema told Police that Omara handed himself to the Local Council leaders of Olony village after the incident.
11:09
11:09

Leaders Question Annexation of Bubare Sub County to Kabale Municipality 6

Kabale Municipality leaders now argue that they were not consulted by Rubanda District Council before approving the motion.
20:35
20:35

Kitgum COVID-19 Task Force Sends Health Officials Under Self-Quarantine Ministry of Health

Sources told Uganda Radio Network that the Commissioner and his team arrived Kitgum on May 25. They allegedly met some members of the district task force and other health workers, toured Kitgum General Hospital Maternity Ward, and were hosted for a talk show on one of the radio stations.
19:50
19:50

Local Government Minister Intervenes in Nansana Budget Wrangle 1 1

Nansana, like other municipalities, should have passed its budget by the end of May but it didn't due to the ongoing wrangles. The municipality, in Wakiso District, has over the past two months failed to pass the over 23 billion Shillings budget due to wrangles between the Executive and Councilors.
15:45
15:45

Gulu District Yet to Receive UGX 165m COVID-19 Allocation 2 1

The ministry released the money to districts in April, to intensify the campaign against the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding was part of a 304 billion Shillings supplementary budget approved by parliament to combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
14:03
14:03

Leaders in Serere Demand for General Hospital Serere HC1V 2

According to Dr Francis Odeke, the District Health Officer, the outpatient department of Serere Health Centre IV receives up to 200 patients daily. He says that the district meets all the required standards for a hospital but the Ministry of Health is reluctant to consider their request.
13:17
13:17

Hundreds Stranded as 260 Taxis Fail to Resume Operations in Luweero taxi driver 2 3

Asuman Kaaya the Secretary of Luweero Town Council Taxi Management Association says that there are over 260 taxis operating from Luweero to Kampala city but none have acquired route charts to ply on the road.
10:37
10:37

Local Council Chairpersons Storm RDC’s Office Over Pay 5

LC I and 2 chairpersons from Wanale Division say they have gone three financial years without receiving their allowances yet their colleagues in other divisions in the municipality received theirs.
00:26
00:26

Gulu District COVID-19 Task Force Leaders Placed Under Quarantine journalists 1

They are among scores of radio presenters and health workers who were placed under both self and institutional quarantine as possible contacts of two Commissioners from the Ministry of Health who reportedly tested positive for the contagion.
15:57
15:57

Clan Chiefs Want President Museveni to Intervene in Acholi, Jonam Land Row River Nile 5 1

The chiefs made the resolution on Monday during a day-long meeting convened at the Acholi Cultural Institution headquarters in Bardege Division of Gulu Municipality. It follows recurring gang attacks by Jonam people on Acholi community along the Eastern shores of River Nile.
14:24
14:24

Delayed Release of Road Funds Irks Hoima District Leaders roads 2 1

The district had budgeted for 602 million Shillings as road fund but only received 415 million Shillings from the central government. But before they could secure the balance, the government informed them that there will be no more road fund releases for the fourth quarter due to COVID-19 pandemic.
11:42
11:42

Tooro Elders Want Lease of District Land Halted Beatrice Kiraso

The elders say that much as the leasing of the land is likely to foster development, there is a segment of the population that has raised a red flag on the basis of a possible conflict of interest by the district chairman or the area councilors.
10:33
10:33

COVID-19 Community Cases from Kasensero Reach Nine Residents 3 Top story

Dr Ronald Reagan Mutebi, who is supervising the exercise says that the nine cases are among 2,016 people who were tested in the ongoing community surveillance and testing exercise, which started on May 19, 2020. 1,986 of those tested are Ugandans and mostly residents of Kasensero Town Council and travellers while 30 are Tanzanian nationals.
07:55
07:55

Kitgum Revives Plan to Equip COVID-19 Treatment Centre 2 1

Initially, the district COVID-19 task force halted plans to equip the treatment centre after the Health Ministry directed that all COVID-19 positive patients are treated at regional referral hospitals. Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, in particular, has been managing COVID-19 patients within the Acholi Sub-region.
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