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Sep 2021 9 results
20:02
20:02

Kwania Registers 5,375 Teenage Pregnancy Cases in 21 Months 1 4

A report prepared by police and local leaders from different health facilities across the district indicates that 5,375 cases were registered from January 2020 up to September 2021.
19:37
19:37

Dumping Stinking Poultry, Piggery Waste Triggers Protests by Mukono Residents Drake Lubega 3 3

The Kimbuguma LCI Chairperson Ronald Kasule says about 200 residents staying close to the boundaries of Lubega’s land are affected. He notes they have appealed to him halt the process until digging deep pits to dump the rotten materials but he has turned on a deaf hear.
17:34
17:34

Private Labs Seek Refund for Expenses on COVID-19 Testing Space in Entebbe

The labs that include City Medicals, Case Medical Centre, and Medipal Hospital are each demanding a refund of USD 18,000 (65 million Shillings), from the hotel through its agent, Fremax Property Services and Management Ltd. The three laboratories allegedly paid a security deposit of USD 4,500 and USD 13,500 as rent for the months of September, October, and November 2021.
15:39
15:39

UPC Demands for Lifting of Curfew Hours to Favor Evening Classes 1 4

Muzeyi Faizo, Head of Media and Communications at UPC, reasons that most of higher learning institutions’ students are privately sponsored, they utilize morning hours to work, that is why there is need to revisit the curfew hours to enable them look for resources to finance their education, balance work and studies as well as decongesting classes.
14:50
14:50

Kitgum Targets 80% Safe Water Access with New Boreholes water scarcity 2 1

A total of 42 boreholes through the project funded by Lutheran World Federation-LWF is expected to be drilled in the sub-counties of Lagoro, Kitgum Matidi, and Omiya Anyima worth over shillings 200 million.
12:38
12:38

Bushenyi Registers over 2,000 Cases of Teenage Pregnancies in Eighteen Months Teen Pregenancies 1 2

According to statistics from the district Probation office, the cases were registered between January 2020 and June 2021 after the first lockdown was announced by President Museveni following the outbreak of COVID-19.
11:02
11:02

Food Waste: a Global Problem that Undermines Healthy Diets 1

Some food is also lost on farms and in supply chains, indicating that overall a third of food is never eaten, with households discarding 11 per cent of food at the consumption stage of the supply chain, while food services and retail outlets waste five and two per cent, respectively.
10:14
10:14

Unknown Gunmen Roam Moroto Hospital Compound 1

According to information obtained by URN, the five intruders roam around the hospital quarters with an AK-47 gun.
07:39
07:39

Six Herdsmen Arrested for Violating Livestock Quarantine in Gulu Gulu District 2 1

Stephen Odong Latek, the Gulu Resident District Commissioner, says the herdsmen were transporting 132 cattle into the district without any valid identification.
Sep 2021 9 results