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16:32
16:32

Gov't Probes Cases of Severe Reaction to Measles/Rubella Vaccine Ministry of Health 1 3

The cases, all from the same family, were immunized at a community vaccination post located in Kalagi. But one of them passed away yesterday at the pediatric unit in Mulago National Referral Hospital after being diagnosed with Stevenson Johnson syndrome, a severe skin and mucus membrane disorder that normally occurs as a reaction to medication or an infection.
12:49
12:49

Masaka Municipality Leaders Disagree on Eviction of Food Vendors 4 2

Bahengana is accusing the vendors of overcrowding the street walkaways, making the town filthy in the town and causing disorder.
10:37
10:37

Health, Dignity of Sanitation Workers at Risk –Report

Because of poor investment and infrastructure, millions of people including children die every year from diseases associated with inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene. According to WHO, poor sanitation alone causes up to 432,000 diarrheal deaths annually, and it is also linked to the transmission of other diseases including cholera, dysentery, typhoid, hepatitis A and polio.
15:43
15:43

Unexploded Ordnances Cause Panic in Omoro,Amuru 4 1

Cyrus Okot, the LC 1 Chairperson of Abili East village in Labwoch parish reveals that the explosive and many more still undiscovered are remnants of the war fought in the area in 1986 by the LRA rebels and government forces.
07:48
07:48

Amuru Leaders Alarmed by High HIV Prevalence Ministry of Health 1 3

Margaret Odokonyero Okot, the Assistant District Health Officer says the high prevalence is attributed to influx of traders and long distance truck drivers who engage in promiscuous acts along the great north road to South Sudan.
07:29
07:29

Batwa, NGOs Feud Over Land Rights 1 7 Top story

Emmanuel Maniriho, a Mutwa from Mgahinga in Kisoro district, says following their eviction by government, they didn’t have anywhere to get food and other necessities for survival. He says although NGOs like BMCT intervened and bought them land, they have remained on tension because they don’t have any legal rights over the land.
17:26
17:26

Acholi Cultural Festival Hangs in Balance over Shortage Of Funds 1 1

With just a month left to the prestigious cultural event, the organizers, however, say they are short of the required over 350 million shillings budget.
14:25
14:25

Aswa Region Records 15 Road Fatalities in Four Months Aswa River Region 3 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, explains that while police takes the lead on road safety sensitization, other stakeholders like the media and other public institutions should step in.
12:04
12:04

Personal Care Products Poisoning Water Bodies, Killing Humans-UNEP 1 Top story

Between 60 to 90 per cent of the litter is made up of plastic from shampoos, soap, toothpaste, eyeliners, lip gloss, deodorants, sunblock sticks, as well as cigarette butts, bags, and food and beverage containers.
12:09
12:09

Entebbe Police Barracks in Acute Water Shortage 1

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.
18:19
18:19

MPs Seek Penalties for Motorists who Splash Water on Pedestrians rainy season 1 6

Ayivu County MP Bernard Atiku says road users must be held accountable for their actions. He urges the Ugandan government to emulate the United Kingdom which charges hefty fines from drivers who splash pedestrians with water from the road while driving.
08:50
08:50

Limited Supplies Thwart Efforts to Reduce Perinatal Deaths at Kawolo Hospital 2 1

In most cases, perinatal mortality is caused by preterm birth, Infant respiratory distress syndrome and Birth defects. But Dr Kiberu says that a number of the causes could be managed, in time to prevent deaths, if the facility had enough consumables and equipment in the neonatal department.
16:28
16:28

Patient Dies after Visiting Shrine in Kitgum, Witchdoctor Arrested

Kitgum District Police Commander Moses Bwire says those arrested include a 70-year-old witchdoctor identified as Terina Angeyo, and his aides; Richard Komakech, Patrick Oringa, Margaret Achola, Florence Adong and Sabina Aya, all residents of Layik East Village, Kitgum district.
18:10
18:10

Only 1.6 Million Ugandans Are Covered by Social Security- New report social protection

Even the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) that covers the highest number of people at 1.8million, the report shows only 830,000 were active members by June this year.
18:34
18:34

Legal Fraternity Eulogizes Peter Kibirango case clinic kampala 5 4

Kibirango, who has been an advocate with Orima & Co. Advocates succumbed to injuries on Friday night at Case Clinic in Kampala.
18:31
18:31

Pioneer Bishop of Lango Diocese Otim Laid to Rest anglican church 2

Bishop Emeritus Otim passed on at the age of 84 from the Uganda Heart Institute on October 9th was laid to rest at the Headquarters of Lango Diocese at Boroboro Cathedral Church, Adekokwok Sub County in Lira district on Saturday. In his message presented by the first Deputy Prime Minister Gen. Moses Alii, President Museveni described late Bishop Emeritus Otim as a peace loving servant of God who worked during the most difficult of Amin’s dictatorial regime.
12:28
12:28

Another Ugandan Shares the Agony of Exploitation in Saudi Arabia Margaret Kabanywezi 3 1

A few months into the contract, the young woman developed severe chest pain, signalling the beginning of her misery as she struggled to cope in a foreign land. She adds that during the time, she endured food deprivation, nonpayment of wages and psychological abuse.
11:30
11:30

Lango Residents Want Otuke Hill Turned into Tourism Site 2 1

It is believed that the first Lango group who migrated from Abyssinia settled at this hills around 16th century before splitting into various clusters including Lango Olok (Karimojong), Lango Dyang (Ateso) Lango Omiru the present Lango living in North Kyoga comprising of Kole, Lira, Oyam, Apac, Kwania, Otuke, Alebtong, Dokolo and Amolatar districts.
11:30
11:30

Heavy Deployment at Bobi Wine's Home, One Love Beach 3 1 Top story

The Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says police have received information that despite police decision to stop the show, Bobi Wine had decided to proceed with the illegal concert. Onyango says as result, police took a bold decision to block Bobi Wine from leaving his home to prevent him from committing crime.
10:42
10:42

FUFA Big League Fixtures Released Ahmed Hussein 1

The League starts on the 17th of October this year with eight games in on card in both Elgon and Rwenzori groups respectively.
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