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14:21
14:21

Mukono Municipal Councillors Want Appointment of Hospital Administrator Revoked 1 1

According to Deogratious Kayongo, the municipal social services committee chairperson, Wademe’s appointment did not follow the process of appointing district public servants and should be revoked until the rightful process is followed.
17:47
17:47

Mukono Clinic Under Spotlight for Issuing Fake COVID-19 Certificates 3

Trouble for Green cottage clinic started when they issued a COVID-19 negative certificate to Esther Nambowa, 28, a resident of Kikooza in Mukono Municipality on September 23, 2021, for her travel to Dubai for work on September 24. She was blocked at the airport because of presenting an invalid COVID-19 test certificate.
09:51
09:51

Private Health Facilities in Mukono Want License Fees Scrapped 3 1

In Mukono Municipality private health facilities are charged between 800,000 to 2 Million Shillings depending on the role and size of the facility.
13:39
13:39

Mukono Residents Want Garbage Dumping at New KCCA Landfill Halted 2 1

KCCA bought land at Dundu measuring 134 acres to serve as the Greater Kampala Garbage dumping site and an integrated waste management centre with processing plants for electronic waste, biogas, fertilisers and plastic recycling.
10:20
10:20

127 School Children Under Kyaggwe Bursary Scheme Impregnated in Lockdown Kyaggwe County 4 1 Top story

At least 127 out of the 1000 girls under the Kyaggwe county (Ssaza) bursary scheme have conceived in the lockdown. Some of the children have given birth to healthy babies while others had stillbirths.
11:49
11:49

Residents Want Water Extension to Lake Shore Communities Expedited 2 1

According to the agreement, Katosi town council that is housing the main treatment plant was supposed to directly benefit from water extension and connectivity together with the nearby sub-counties around the lakeshore such as Ntenjeru and Mpunge before it is handed over to NWSC as part of corporate social responsibility.
09:01
09:01

Mukono Based Medical Institute Opts for in-house Internship 4 1

The Institute Rector Peter Bbosa says that they previously sent their students to 20 training hospitals which currently have limited space to accommodate staff and training students. As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, person-to-person interactions are limited, as well as congregations and contact with other persons.
20:14
20:14

25 Injured as Truck Overturns in Seeta Trading Centre Accident 2 1

An eyewitness Sulaiman Ssekanwagi says that the truck driver was trying to avoid a collision with a motorcycle from the opposite direction but swerved off the road and overturned.
16:16
16:16

Mukono COVID-19 Task Force Declines to Operationalize Party Branded Ambulances 1 2

The Taskforce reached the decision after Mukono District Health Officer-DHO Steven Mulindwa informed the members that the District Woman Member of Parliament, Hanifah Nabukeera had donated an ambulance to ease emergence responses and referral of COVID-19 patients. He asked the task force to operationalize the ambulance to play its role.
07:46
07:46

Boy Dies, Two Admitted After Eating Sweet Banana Laced With Poison to Kill Monkeys 2 1 Top story

The Nama Sub County councillor, Richard Ssemanda says apart from throwing the village into such shock, it is against the law to kill wild animals using poison.
11:17
11:17

DPC, Mukono LC 5 Chairperson Feud Over Raid on Leisure Gardens 1 Top story

“My home in Hamu Mukasa village was attacked and surrounded by over ten armed police and army officers on orders from above to arrest me and my family for playing Church music on Sunday and offering food to vulnerable people who kept on coming to my home demanding for help since they did not get Nabanja’s money,” Bakaluba said.
20:56
20:56

Children Living with HIV in Mukono Skip ART Treatment over Lack of Food 3

Sarah Zalwango, a guardian says that the children under her care have skipped treatment due to the food crisis. Zalwango says that she is aware of the implications of skipping treatment, but the children couldn't continue with treatment on an empty stomach.
11:59
11:59

Mukono Muncipality Residents Want Operations of Garbage Recycling Plant Revived 2

The plant was established in 2010 at 600 Million Shillings funded by World Bank. However, its operations stalled due to a lack of funds.
13:27
13:27

Buikwe Lacks Manpower to Monitor Covid-19 Home Based Patients 2

The Deputy District Health Officer for Buikwe Dr. Bruno Kiyonga notes that since the second wave was declared in the country, the district has registered about 500 positive cases bringing the figure to 622 but only 152 people are under monitored home based care while 58 are admitted.
10:56
10:56

Dormant Checkpoints Allow Free Vehicle Movement in Buikwe, Mukono 2 1

On a daily basis, traffic jam continues to increase along the main road of Kampala-Jinja Highway especially between the section of Seeta to Mbalala trading center, with majority of the private vehicles seen travelling lacking travel stickers or permits from any authorities.
15:40
15:40

Sick Girl Sleeps in the Open for Three Weeks at Mukono General Hospital Cerebral Palsy 2 1

The Facility Acting Administrator Fred Wademe says they are currently stuck with the girl and she requires tight supervision given her health condition that involves uncontrolled defecation and urinating causing inconvenience to other clients in the female ward.
20:48
20:48

Mukono Police Division Piles Curfew Suspects in Single-Detention Room 3 1

A police officer who preferred anonymity told URN that the facility was designed to accommodate a maximum of 60 suspects. But, with more people flouting the regulations that were put in place to control the spread of coronavirus disease, there is an increase in arrests, resulting in congestion at the facility.
12:54
12:54

Mukono General Hospital Receives Ambulance to Ease COVID-19 Referrals 2 1

The donated ambulance has two oxygen cylinders, a suction unit, a spinal board, rescue splints and bandages, a patient shifting roll, an ambulance chair and a sphygmomanometer instrument used for measuring blood pressure.
09:58
09:58

Mukono Vendors Decline to Sleep in Market Fearing Family Splits 2 1 Top story

Racheal Namuddu notes that it took over three months for the family elders to convince her husband to return home after abandoning her together with their three children claiming that she was cheating on him under the guise of sleeping at her workplace.
14:58
14:58

LC I Chairpersons Appeal for Specialized Counselling Sessions for Families of COVID-19 Victims 2 1

Hannington Mirimu and Iddi Kiryebwagenze residents of Nakabago Mukono Central division and Nsambwe in Goma division allegedly committed suicide on Friday and Saturday respectively after losing their spouses to COVID-19.
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