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19:32
19:32

Ten Specialists Benefit from New Neonatal Programme at Makerere Ministry of Health 4

The programme that focuses on training health workers on care for babies aged below one month, comes at the time when poor neonatal care is blamed for the country’s failure to hit several child health targets. Ministry of Health statistics show that 19,000 children still die every year, yet 25 per cent of these deaths are preventable.
19:23
19:23

NDA Impounds Medicines Worth UGX 75m in Northern Uganda 1

The authority also issued closure notices to 164 drug outlets that have been operating without necessary requirements, across the districts of Gulu, Nwoya, Amuru, Omoro, Kitgum, Lamwo, Agago, Pader, Lira, Alebtong, Otuke, Kwania, Apac, Oyam, Kole and Dokolo. The entire operation which involved visiting 551 drug shops.
18:28
18:28

Male Mabirizi Fundraising in Eastern Uganda En Route to Arusha district 1 2

Mabirizi filed a case in May this year, challenging the amendment of the constitution to lift the cap on the presidential age. He said that the process for the amendment was characterized by violence and deployment of military police in and outside Parliament, among other unconstitutional misdeeds.
17:22
17:22

Man Jailed 15 Years for Murder of Father 1

Prosecution led by Resident State Attorney Filbert Murungi told court that on January 31, 2019, Peter Isingoma, a resident of Bunyangoni Village of Bugoye Sub County hacked his father, Lawrence Bazara to death.
16:00
16:00

FIFA Warns Uganda on Third Party Influence Moses Hassim Magogo 1

In a letter dated October 16th sent to the Uganda FA Chief Executive Officer, Edgar Suubi Watson, the FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura warned authorities in Uganda to avoid influence in football affairs.
15:44
15:44

Suspected Motorcycle Thief Lynched in Luweero annual crime report 1 2

Robert Ssekyanzi, the Chairperson of Luweero Boda Boda Riders’ Association alleges that the robbers hit Ssentongo with a hammer before he stole his motorcycle registration number UEA 594L leaving him unconscious.
14:46
14:46

MUST Student Found Dead 1 1

The deceased was reportedly waylaid by thugs at a bridge connecting Taso village to Katete in Nyamitanga division last night on his way to his residence.
13:29
13:29

Robbers Shoot Boda Boda Cyclist in Kakumiro Boda Boda rider 1 2

Thugs raided Andrew Bigirwenkya’s home in the wee hours of Friday morning and ordered him to surrender the money. He is a resident of Wabitama Village Kitegura parish Nkoko sub-county Kakumiro district.
13:00
13:00

2019 Africa Netball Cup: Uganda's Match Against Zimbabwe Rescheduled 2

The Zimbabwe Gems are yet to arrive in Cape Town for the Africa Netball Cup.
12:37
12:37

Butaleja District Councillors Want CAO Transferred 1 3

During the council meeting held on Thursday, Majeme is accused of failing to provide funds for council business and allocation of contracts to incompetent firms.
11:55
11:55

Minister Amongi Intervenes in Lira Municipal Leaders, CAO Row Lira municipality 1 1

Last week, Lira municipality councillors asked the Local Government Ministry to transfer Samuel Ahabwe accusing him of failing to implement council resolutions. They cited failure to evict vendors from various streets and failing to stop Saving Grace Limited from managing Coronation Park, a public open space.
11:44
11:44

Flying Squad Arrest UPDF Sgt Over Mob Action 1

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said Sgt Twijukye, was arrested on Thursday evening on accusations of clobbering, Peter Kibirango, with help of other residents on suspicion to have stolen a mobile phone and its charger.
07:28
07:28

TB Infections Not Declining Fast Enough Among Poor, Marginalized 1

The report indicates that the burden remained stubbornly high among poor and marginalized populations, particularly those with HIV. One of the reasons for this is the cost of TB care, with data showing that up to four-fifths of TB patients in high-burden countries spend more than 20 per cent of their household income on treatment.
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