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14:05
14:05

Meteorology Authority Warns Of More Lightning Disasters lightning strikes 6

Siraji Wafula, a Senior Meteorologist from UNMA, says that convectional rainfall is usually characterised by a lot of lightning strikes and thunderstorms, which are dangerous.
16:10
16:10

Kyotera Menstrual Pad Project To Benefit Over 4000 Girls, Women 6 1

Mariam Nalugaajju, the Project Administrator, says that at least more than 100 girls and 50 women in Kalisizo Town Council, Kalisizo Rural, Lwankoni sub-county and Kyotera Town Council have undergone training to produce the pads.
12:28
12:28

Assailants Cut Off Woman’s Hands in Kyotera 1 5 Top story

Farouk Ddamurila, the Kyango-Kazo LC I chairman, says that they are working with the police to pursue the suspects.
11:30
11:30

General Ward, Dental Clinic at Kakuuto HC IV In Appalling State 5 1 Top story

Gertrude Nansubuga, the In-charge General Ward, says that the state of the ward worsened after the September 10, 2016 earthquake that left several cracks in the walls and ceiling.
13:35
13:35

Uganda, Tanzania Jointly Enforcing Cross-border COVID-19 Directives 1 5

According to Kenneth Byaruhanga, the Senior Immigration Officer in Charge of Mutukula Border post, the two neighbouring countries are uniformly enforcing Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) including testing those leaving or returning to either country, to ensure that residents moving across borders are safe to proceed to their final destinations.
09:19
09:19

Councilors, Sub-county Chief Clash Over UGX 35M COVID-19 Cash 4

The sub-county speaker, Ronald Augustine Musoke, says that several COVID-19 activities in different areas are at standstill due to lack of facilitation because of the misappropriation of the funds.
11:25
11:25

Conditioned Funds Slowing Down Covid-19 Responses in Districts 1 2

The MPs, who are on the nationwide tour to assess covid-19 management capacities in health facilities and local governments, noted that the response teams are finding difficulties to effectively operate with conditioned financial releases.
10:42
10:42

COVID-19 Vaccines, PPE Donation Relieves Shortage at Kalisizo Hospital 1 6

According to Mpalanyi, the donation is in response to repeated outcries from the hospital for the items amid the growing number of COVID-19 patients and deaths. So far 18 health workers at the facility have contracted the virus, with two of them on oxygen.
13:54
13:54

Kalisizo Hospital Staff in Panic as COVID-19 Spreads Among Medics 1 1

Kyotera District Health Officer Dr Edward Muwanga says that the deceased is a female health worker who is suspected to have contracted the virus while executing her duties within the last three weeks. He said that the health worker could have contracted the virus while attending to cases at the outpatient department –OPD wards.
17:00
17:00

Declining Morale Among Health Workers Bothers Kalisizo Hospital Management COVID-19 Management 1 2 Top story

According to reports, many of the staff at the hospital are scared of attending to patients due to the apparent increased risk of contracting the virus in the line of duty. On average, the hospital records ten positive COVID-19 cases each day.
08:55
08:55

Touts Frustrate Enforcement of Inter-Districts Travel Ban in Kyotera brokers, taxi touts 1 3

Robert Ggaliwango, a Bodaboda cyclist at the Nkoni stage in Lwengo district says that several touts have been deployed to attract passengers who wish to cross into other districts regardless of the restrictions. He says that the touts sneak passengers into hidden taxis, before embarking on their journeys through porous routes.
12:57
12:57

Delayed Distribution of Medical Supplies Worries Kyotera, Rakai Districts 2

Dr Edward Muwanga, the Kyotera District Health Officer, says that they are eagerly waiting for the supplies given the increasing number of COVID cases. As of Monday, the district had 388 confirmed COVID-19 cases.
17:27
17:27

Speaker Hospitalised after being Stung by Bees 1 1

Speaker Lubinga's situation was dangerously complicated because, being a Person With Disability, he could not run for his life and so he only yelled for help.
13:31
13:31

Floods Displace 400 from Kasensero Landing Site 2 1

The floods that were triggered by the persistent seasonal rainfall have displaced more than 400 people from the villages of Kagera Cell 8, and 10.
16:25
16:25

Expectant Mothers Stuck As Floods Devastate Kyotera 2 3

The floods that had initially cut off Kyapa-Kasensero road intensified last week following the persistent rainfall in the area. This is the only road that connects Kasensero and Kyebe communities to Kyotera –Mutukula highway. As a result, the health workers and other road users can hardly cross to either side of the road.
09:55
09:55

​EALA MP Kasamba Laid To Rest, Praised For Fighting Food Insecurity 6 1

While delivering President Yoweri Museveni's condolence message, the Deputy speaker Jacob Oulanya who was the chief mourner, appealed to all leaders to emulate Kasamba and take forward his legacy for the good of the country.
16:22
16:22

Defeated MP Donates Health Centre Building as Farewell Gift to Constituency 1 5

According to Kalemba, he had to hand over the structure in time in preparation for his departure. He says the health centre is meant to improve primary healthcare in the area even in his absence.
18:36
18:36

COVID-19: Lwengo Headquarters Closed As Ten Staff Test Positive CAO 1 2 Top story

The Lwengo CAO, Winston Agule Mulimira, says they have since cut their workforce from 30 to 10 per cent. He says they will reopen the offices on December 28, 2020, under strict observance of the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs issued by Ministry of Health.
06:54
06:54

DP Leaders Clash At Nakasirye’s Burial 5 1 Top story

The drama started after Ssentongo’s casket was lowered in the grave following a requiem service led by the Vicar General of Masaka Diocese –Monsignor Dominic Ssengendo.
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