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09:39
09:39

Nurse, Two Teachers Arrested for Adminstering Expired COVID-19 Vaccines

Ssezibwa Regional Police Spokesperson Hellen Butoto says that the suspects were trailed from Kayunga where they had spent days administering the vaccines. The same group had imposed a charge of 3000 Shillings per jab, for those who turned up to be vaccinated.
12:31
12:31

Residents Concerned Over Increasing Swarms of Bats in Lugazi Town 2 2

Dr Kabanda says bats and people can co-exist since bats provide numerous benefits. They are good predators of night flying insects including mosquitoes besides contributing to medical advances such as navigation aids for the blind.
09:59
09:59

YY Bus Crashes in Mabira Forest, Injures 17 1

The driver lost control and slipped off the road at the time when it was heavily raining," says Hellen Butoto, the Ssezibwa Regional Police Spokesperson
08:06
08:06

Elderly Women Struggling Following Suspension from Najjembe Market buikwe 1 3

Tom Waisswa, the Najjembe Sub County Male Councilor for Elderly people, says about 200 other elderly people who were selling produce to the vendors are also stuck at home. He says the current working situation isn’t unfavorable for them.
12:33
12:33

Covid19: Buikwe, Buvuma Limit Passenger Boats to Two Landing Sites RDC 3 1

The Health Ministry has set up screening centres at the two landing sites to test travellers to the areas of Buikwe, Jinja, Mayuge and Mukono districts.
16:04
16:04

Lockdown Drains Najjembe Market Vendors’ Sacco 3 1

The members have been depositing between 10,000 and 20,000 Shillings a fortnight. According to the Sacco leadership, they had collected up to 40 million Shillings in member’s savings prior to the lockdown. He, however, says the money has now reduced to19 million Shillings .
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.
07:29
07:29

Kawolo Hospital Restricts Ambulance to Critical Emergencies Intensive Care Unit 1 3 Top story

Although Kawolo hospital receives a big number of emergencies because of its strategic location along the busy Kampala-Jinja Highway, the facility has a single ambulance registration number UG 3633M that was bought during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting-CHOGM 2007.
14:37
14:37

Kawolo Hospital Chokes on UGX 100m Powwr Bill 2 1

The hospital which uses the post-paid electricity metre, budgets for 10 million shillings for electricity every month. However, only shillings 2 million is approved.
11:57
11:57

Land Dispute Hindering Waste Collection in Lugazi Municipality 1 3

The municipality has for the last three years been dumping waste at Kakubansiri in Kawolo Division until July when Shakur Sayid Mubarak a resident at Lugazi claimed ownership the same land.
14:43
14:43

Mabira Residents Reject OWC Supplies in Preference For Khart Growing Mairungi 3 1 Top story

Sulait Mudooba, a resident of Bulyasi Village explains that they give priority to Khart growing because it is more productive compared to any other crop including coffee.
12:12
12:12

Students Struggle to Access Secondary Education in Njeru Municipality 4

The municipal secretary for health and education Flavia Musubika says that the distance covered by students is discouraging a number of them from studies. She notes that walking does not only impact on students’ lives physically but also psychologically.
18:21
18:21

Two Killed, Scores Injured in Mabira Accident 2

According to the Ssezibwa Regional Police Spokesperson Hellen Butoto, a trailer knocked dead two men travelling on a boda-boda motorcycle before driving off.
12:02
12:02

Njeru Municipal Butchers Reject Abattoir Njeru Municipality 4 1

The abattoir was constructed at Bulyankuyege in Nyenga Division at 65 million shillings.
10:56
10:56

Floods Devastate Buikwe Health Centre III Buikwe HCIII 1 4

The facility has been operating under a building donated by the area MP two years ago. It offers inpatient and outpatient services, antenatal and postnatal services, family planning, laboratory services, young child clinic and immunization, outreaches, counselling and HIV screening.
13:53
13:53

Buikwe Leaders Seek Elevation of Kawolo to Referral Hospital kawolo hospital 6 1

The facility constructed in 1968 provides curative, pediatric, emergency, and rehabilitation, services, among others. Its location makes it the first point of contact for accident victims along the Jinja Kampala Highway. Records indicate the Kawolo, receives up to seven accident victims every day.
07:09
07:09

Residents Protest Stench From Dumping Site njeru municipality 4 1

Fred Bamwine, the Buikwe Resident District Commissioner, said he is aware of the problem and has directed the owners of the factory to stop dumping waste in the area or risk having their company closed.
18:44
18:44

Njeru's Only Public Toilet Dilapidated associate 2 1

Shaban Kalulu, an attendant of the public toilet, says at least 100 people use the toilet on average each day. He however, says the facility is littered since its lacks proper drainage, adding that it floods whenever it rains.
17:45
17:45

Njeru Municipality Gets Gov't Ambulance Ahead of Polls ministry of health 5 1

The Ambulance registration number UG 4648M was delivered today by Dr John Baptist Waniaye, the Commissioner of Health Services in the Ministry of Health.
20:43
20:43

Government Launches Rotavirus Vaccination rotavirus vaccine 2 2

The Health Minister, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, says the vaccine will be freely available for children under five-years of age in all government health facilities across the country.
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