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17:06
17:06

Farmers in Nwoya Protest Hike in Costs of Hiring Tractors Purongo Sub-County 2 1

Alfred Kilama, a farmer in Pawatomero East Village in Purongo Sub-County reveals that for years, a tractor was hired at 80,000 shillings only to plough an acre of land but the price has increased between 90,000 to 100,000 shillings.
16:23
16:23

Serere Struggling to Manage COVID-19 Response without Transport RDC Geoffrey Okiswa 2 1 Top story

According to Okiswa, the most reliable means of transport has been Boda-bodas, which he notes only operate with permission from his office to handle emergencies.
12:20
12:20

Pader Security Personnel Quarantines Charcoal Dealers Security Committee 3 1

Dusman Okee, the Resident District Commissioner, also the Chairperson Pader COVID-19 Task Force told URN that the dealers have been confined and quarantined under strict security surveillance in their respective trucks because all hotels in the district have been following ongoing fight against the deadly plague.
15:13
15:13

UVRI Considers Using Cobas System to Test More COVID-19 Samples 3 2 Top story

This is one of the systems approved by the World Health Organization-WHO or the American Food and Drug Administration under emergency authorisation. The system hasn’t undergone the normal authorisation process because of the growing demand for test kits for COVID-19 samples across the world with over 1 million people infected.
15:11
15:11

Wakiso Business Committee Refuses to Scrutinize Budget over Arrears 1

In Wakiso, the committee was summoned to start processing the proposed shillings 80 billion budget. However, members told the Chief Administrative Officer-CAO Luke Lokoda that they will work only if they are paid arrears dating back from 2019.
10:06
10:06

Masaka LC V Chairperson, COVID19 Taskforce Clash Over Uncoordinated Communication 2 1 Top story

Mbabali was accused of crafting own messages about COVID-19 status in the district without which he sends out without authorization of taskforce hence creating unnecessary panic in the community.
14:09
14:09

50 Covid-19 Suspects in Gulu Discharged Ministry of Health 1

Those discharged include 30 from self-quarantine; 15 from institutional quarantine and five from the isolation units of Gulu Regional Referral Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor, the gazetted COVID-19 isolation and treatment centres.
13:56
13:56

Entebbe Residents Unhappy Over One Day Travel Permits 2 1

Nuwamanya said that his expecting wife may have an emergency after the travel permit has expired. The Entebbe Deputy RDC , Hajji Njuki Mbabali says he can only issue permits for a day because several people misused them last week.
10:54
10:54

Lack of Fuel Hinders Operations of COVID-19 Gulu Task Force World Vision 1 2

Yoweri Idiba, the Gulu District Health Officer - DHO says on average; the task force needs a minimum of 80 liters of fuel every 24 hours or cash equivalent of one million shillings for the ambulances to respond to emergencies.
10:04
10:04

Sembabule Task Force on The Spot Over Poor Emergency Response 1 4 Top story

Moses Kaliisa, a resident of Kyamayiba village in Mijwala Sub County accuses the taskforce of failing to attend to his neighbor identified as Francis Lugya, who developed health complications leading to his death.
07:50
07:50

Security Forcefully Evicts Defiant Roadside Vendors in Arua arua municipality 3 3 Top story

Nelson Dada, the Chairman General Arua main market, says all efforts were made to persuade the vendors to relocate in vain. He said some of the vendors resorted to vulgar language and insults whenever they asked them to vacate the roadside.
17:11
17:11

Wakiso Considering Partnership with Private Clinics to Ease Accessibility Health Management

Dr. David Ssekabogo, the Wakiso Deputy District Health Officer, notes that given the nature of Wakiso, most health units are distant for residents.
16:43
16:43

Mukono RDC Orders Closure of Major Markets Over Presidential Directives Covid-19 3 2

The decision taking effect tomorrow has been reached after the district task force making several engagements with the market leadership to maintain vendor to vendor four-metre distance and limiting numbers of buyers turning up in big numbers on top of vendors rejecting to sleep at work places.
16:36
16:36

Kitgum Residents Not Observing Covid-19 Directives 1

Members of the task force say several residents within the municipality and sub county are clandestinely operating bars, gathering in drinking places, organizing discos, carrying passengers on motorcycles and overcrowding in public places.
15:07
15:07

Adjumani Coronavirus Patient Out of Danger-Hospital 1 1

The Adjumani Hospital Superintendent, Dr. Michael Ambaku told URN in a phone interview on Tuesday morning that the suspect has recovered from the symptoms of Corona virus, adding that they are now waiting for results from additional samples to decide on whether or not to release him.
07:53
07:53

Nakaseke District Struggles To Pool Vehicles For COVID-19 Fight government vehicles 2 1

Ignatius Koomu Kiwanuka the LC 5 Chairman of Nakaseke district says that the others cars were faulty and there was no money to repair them.
21:37
21:37

COVID-19 Positive Woman Undergoes Successful C-Section Operation At Entebbe Hospital 2

An expecting woman, who tested positive with the coronavirus disease-COVID-19, has today successfully delivered her fourth child. The woman delivered a baby girl through. Caesarean section operation at 1:45pm today at Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital.
15:31
15:31

Planned Kitgum Municipality COVID-19 Isolation Unit Hangs in Balance 1 1

The taskforce had initially identified the ART clinic for Adolescent HIV/AIDs counselling at Kitgum General Hospital as an isolation centre but later begun grading a different site for the establishment of the unit. The two sites were soon abandoned for not meeting the required standards and likely hefty cost implication.
17:25
17:25

Kitgum Hospital Runs Out of Protective Gear For Health Workers 1

Dr Geoffrey Okello, Kitgum General Hospital acting Medical Superintendent says all protective equipment especially masks delivered by government in the fourth quarter has run out of stock.
09:59
09:59

Rubirizi Health Workers Stuck Outside District Due to Ban on Public, Private Transport MOH 4 1 Top story

The Rubirizi District Health Officer, Kisesete Tibenda says most health workers are stuck in Mbarara, Ishaka and Bushenyi districts because the presidential directive came when they away from work.
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