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12:07
12:07

Rotary International Presidential Envoy to Grace Districts Conference 2 3

She will be the most important guest at the conference and will preside over the “exchange of leadership chains,” a ritual that sees the handover of leadership from one district governor to a governor-elect.
10:47
10:47

Late Bugwe King’s Body Returned 3 3

The Kingdom’s Deputy Premier Arafat Egesa Barassa said that Nahaama had been battling cancer for close to two years. Egesa said the deceased had been a unifying factor in the kingdom.
13:12
13:12

Katabi Town Council Road Named After Ssemogerere 1

Mayor Kalema said the town council is going to build its headquarter in Kitara and the name of the road leading there would remind people going there of his good works and the character of the man after whom it is named. "It would be a reminder to all to emulate his character," said Kalema.
14:37
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Medics, Civil Society Push For Increased Govt Funding to End TB 4

Dr. Henry Luzze, the Acting Commissioner National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Programme at the health ministry, says Uganda will only become TB free with increased funding for medicines and health education since stigma and discrimination against TB patients is high at 53.7 percent even though detection is at nearly 85 percent. Luzze says the country needs over 46.6million US Dollars, about Shillings 180 billion in 2021 and 2022. However, there is a funding gap of 15.6million US Dollars, about Shillings 60 billion
17:25
17:25

Rising Fuel Prices: MV Vanessa, Nathalie Cut Trips on Entebbe-Kalangala Route 5 2

The company says that effective next week, the vessels will operate on Monday evening, Tuesday morning, Friday evening, and Sunday afternoon.
02:04
02:04

Passengers Advised to Travel Light as Strikes in European Airports Persist 2 7

Geert Lennen, the Country Manager of SN Brussels says passengers since last month have had to bear with long queues at security check points and arrive at final destinations in and outside Europe minus their checked-in baggage due to staff shortages.
12:51
12:51

Uganda Airlines’ Scenic Flights Targeting First Time Travelers, Boosting Revenues 7 4

Vilakazi Safaris' Oketa says the company is organizing these flights purposely for first time flyers and those who love sightseeing, and to boost revenues. Uganda Airlines itself made a whopping 7 billion shillings from 10 charters in the first quarter of this year.
17:14
17:14

DPP Not Interested in Prosecuting Pastor Bugingo Over New Marriage 2 2

Bugingo is accused of breaching Section 50 of the Marriage Act and committing bigamy contrary to Section 153 of the Penal Code Act. Makula is charged with contracting marriage with a married person contrary to Section 42 of the Marriage Act.
08:51
08:51

New Entebbe-Kalangala Ferry Ready-National Oil Company MV NODL 1 3 Top story

Sadala Musoke, the Chief Executive Officer NODL, says the new ferry dubbed MV NODL will complement MV Kalangala to meet the increasing demand due to the growth in passenger numbers over the years particularly during the festive season.
11:09
11:09

Second Wave: COVID-19 Patients Mostly Complain of Chest Pain, Difficulty in Breathing 1 3

Dr Christopher Nsereko, a physician at Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, says that common symptoms among the people who have been infected during the second wave include chest pain, difficulty in breathing, fatigue and diarrhoea. However, the over 400 patients who have been admitted at Entebbe Hospital since mid-April spend an average of 20-days. Most of them have chest pain, fatigue and difficulty in breathing.
14:49
14:49

Uganda Airlines Gets Dubai, London Slots But Airbuses Remain Grounded 1

Roger Wamala, the Uganda Airlines Commercial Director says the two aircraft, code named Mt Elgon and Mt. Rwenzori, will however remain grounded because the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA has not yet cleared them to fly. UCAA is expected to clear the planes end of April.
16:38
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Lonely streets, Empty Beaches Denote New Normal for Entebbe 4 5 Top story

Located on a Lake Victoria peninsula, in Wakiso district, Entebbe municipality is home to charming attractions that lure merrymakers to the town, every day of the week. The municipality is home to 80- per cent of the beaches on the Lake Victoria shoreline, making it an ideal party spot for all kinds of activities.
12:41
12:41

Entebbe Officials Clash Over Poor Implementation of Waste Management Policy 6 1 Top story

Rose Nanvuma, a resident of Lugonjo in Entebbe says dumping waste in the swamp has interfered with water flow leading to flooding.
18:03
18:03

New Cultural Museum to Change Kalangala’s Tourism Fortunes 4 1

The district's attractions include the Mapeera site where the first missionaries Amans Delamans and Simeone Loudel constructed the first Catholic Church in Uganda, Nanziri waterfalls and Wanema shrine on Bukasa Island, several caves, the John Speke site in Lutoboka and the Ssese tree. But most of the tourism sites and regalia had been neglected, burying hundreds of years of history in scrubs and ignorance.
10:18
10:18

Recreation Centers that Fail to Follow Christmas Festival Guidelines Face Closure – RDC aviation police 2

Andrew Otage, the head of Entebbe Municipal Development Foundation told Uganda Radio Network that the regulations will help improve security in the area, which is jeopardized during festivities. Last weekend, the Aviation Police arrested 40 suspected criminals from Spenah and Aero beach.
12:09
12:09

Entebbe Police Barracks in Acute Water Shortage

According to sources, water stopped flowing to the barracks, which accommodates up to 100 police officers when the money loaded on the prepared meter was used up. Entebbe police station receives Shillings 3 million for water bills each quarter.
13:19
13:19

Culture, Myths Threaten Disease Control in Uganda Nkumba University 3 1

Despite sensitization campaigns by health ministries and experts, many believed that they could beat the deadly disease by eating raw onions once a day for three days or by merely taking antibiotics. A number of people also believed that a daily intake of condensed milk can prevent Ebola infections, according to the World Health Organisation.
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13:48

Kamuswaga Tasks Cultural Leaders on Early Marriages, FGM united nations 1 1

According to a report by the United Nations Childrens Fund UNICEF in 2016 regarding the State of the Worlds Children, nearly one in every two girls in Uganda is married off before the age of 18.
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Katabi Town Council Residents Demand Access to Clean Water dusty road 3 1

Currently, the 7000 residents who reside in the area rely on untreated water fetched from Lake Victoria for domestic use which leaves them susceptible to water-borne diseases.
12:09
12:09

Medics, Parents Plead for Low-cost Treatment for Hydrocephalus spina bifida 1 4

Hydrocephalus is a condition that occurs when fluid especially water builds up in the skull and causes the brain to swell, later causing damage to the brain, leading to developmental, physical, and intellectual impairments. The disease mainly occurs in children and adults of over 60 years of age.
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