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Feb 2020 23 results
20:44
20:44

New Humanitarian Peace and Development Project Unveiled in Kyangwali Refugees 1 7

The Project dubbed “Mutual Inter-Related Resilience programme”-MIRP is a collaboration between four Organizations including Act of Sweden, the Lutheran World Federation, Norwegian Refugee Council and Action Against Hunger of United States.
20:33
20:33

NDA Launches App to Improve Reporting of Adverse Drug Reaction 4

It is a platform for the public and health workers to report reactions to drugs faster and get a response quicker where possible. The app works with both android and IOS technology, and all one requires to register a complaint is to download it, and log in using their name, physical address and contact.
20:14
20:14

MPs Want Their Daily Mobile Money Transaction Limit Increased to UGX 20m 3

Musasizi argued that MPs are big mobile money users because the platform has eased their transactions with constituents. He thereafter asked whether the telecom companies can provide special consideration to enable them to make a maximum of 20 million Shillings via mobile money.
19:10
19:10

Women Abandon Crude Methods for Drugs to Procure Unsafe Abortion post abortion care 3

Charles Kiggundu a consultant gynaecologist at Kawempe National Referral hospital says that unlike before where women would use herbal concoctions and devices such as wires and sticks, to procure abortions, a number of women now report inserting drugs they got over the counter, often used in high doses.
18:17
18:17

Malaria Outbreak Hits Bunambutye Resettlement Camp 1

Allen Kablayo, the in charge Bunambutye Health Center III says despite of the increasing cases of malaria, the drugs seem not to be enough.
18:08
18:08

Heavy Rains Cost UNRA UGX 44B Allen Kagina 1

According to Joseph Otim, the Director in Charge Road Maintenance Under UNRA, says Shillings 44billion only applies to unpaved roads, which were badly damaged by floods hence requiring fixing.
17:18
17:18

Sodomy Victim Transfered to Mulago Unconcious penal code act 5

The Luweero District Police Commander, Abraham Tukundane, says the 19-year- old chapatti vendor was lured into sodomy by Musab Abashar after buying him alcohol at Mato Guest House on Sunday night.
15:09
15:09

Poor Community Access Roads Irk Kwania Residents 4 1

The access roads in sorry state include the 4.5 Kilometer road stretching from Aluka to Inomo Sub County, 5.2Kms from Aduku to Acut via Apire, which links Kwania to Apac district and the 4.8km road from Olanyo-tai to Anywar-giki village.
14:58
14:58

Family Sues Legislator Dan Kidega for Knocking Motorist Dead Accident 1

His family, led by Gerald Sebandeke states that Kidega's driver Elvis Kinene negligently drove the said vehicle at a high speed and lost control, swerving off the road into the opposite lane and ran over a motorcycle which Nakibinge was riding. The same motorcycle has a passenger who sustained serious injuries from the accident.
14:50
14:50

Over 80 New Staff Go Without Salaries in Serere District 1 1 Top story

Serere district was given 20 slots for recruitment of teachers but the District Service Commission recruited 55, in addition to staff in other departments. This left the district with a wage shortfall of more than 664 million Shillings.
14:39
14:39

Another Fire Guts Nakaloke Islamic School Dormitory 1 Top story

According to students and residents, the fire started around 6:00am this morning from one of the dormitories near Nakaloke Center Mosque, which is under construction.
14:13
14:13

Vaccination Against Yellow Fever in Affected Districts Starts in March Ministry of Health 2 1

Dr. Fred Nsubuga who is coordinating this exercise says currently there’s an active outbreak in three districts that had registered eight cases by yesterday. But, he says, they resolved to include Koboko because they registered cases last year and Yumbe because of the heavy refugee presence and yet it’s in the middle of districts with active cases.
13:57
13:57

Former Presidential Candidate Dr Kizza Besigye Arrested in Jinja district 4 1

At 11 a.m., Besigye, clad in blue checkered shirt walked out of his suite, to face off with officers of the UPDF Service Brigade who were waiting at the hotel gate. They dragged him aboard his vehicle to Nalufenya Police Station, sparking protests among his supporters across Jinja town.
13:11
13:11

Ten Years of Onduparaka FC: Challenges and Prospects for the Club Onduparaka FC. 4 3

Its rise to one of the top flight teams over the years has not only opened up the region to the sports world but also enhanced the rise of dozens of young boys from West Nile to football prominence in Uganda and Africa. To many fans and the general public, Onduparaka FC is God sent.
13:06
13:06

Improve on Communication with Christians in Kumi - Bishop Obaikol Kumi Diocese 1 2

Bishop Obaikol asked Christians to desist from interfering in church matters. He also appealed for calm in the transitional process of the diocese, urging Christians to pray instead of fronting violence.
12:51
12:51

Guard Shoots Suspected Robber Dead

The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Oweyesigyire, says the incident happened in the wee hours of this morning when the guard who was on patrol with his colleagues heard someone breaking into the house of one of their clients only identified as Paul.
12:25
12:25

UGX 2.5B Ice Plant Wasting Away in Buyende resident 4 2 Top story

Adam Mulero, a resident of Kikwata zone, says fishermen were optimistic of producing quality fish products but their hopes have been shattered.
11:32
11:32

Acute Drug Shortage Hits Buliisa Hospital DHO 1 3 Top story

Dr. Nelson Naisye, the Buliisa District Health Officer-DHO, says the hospital lacks essential medicines such as anti-malaria drugs, antibiotics, vaccines and medical supplies such as syringes, gloves, catheters and gauze among others.
10:46
10:46

Pictorial: Onduparaka FC Celebrates 10 years in UPL

General Moses Ali, who presented president, Yoweri Museveni at the Celebrations urged the people of W. Nile to support the team to rise to a higher level beyond Uganda.
10:34
10:34

Arua Regional Hospital Hit by Shortage of Specialists 2 1

Dr. Philbert Nyeko, the Director Arua Regional Referral Hospital, says the limited budgetary allocation over the years has further made it difficult to hire specialists locally.
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