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16:41
16:41

Running Battles as Vendors are Evicted from Kitgum Streets 2 3

During the clampdown that was enforced by the Central division authorities, police and law enforcement officers were overwhelmed by rowdy altercations as the street vendors resisted the eviction. Some were seen running around with their goods while others had their merchandise thrown on the streets.
11:17
11:17

DPC, Mukono LC 5 Chairperson Feud Over Raid on Leisure Gardens 1 Top story

“My home in Hamu Mukasa village was attacked and surrounded by over ten armed police and army officers on orders from above to arrest me and my family for playing Church music on Sunday and offering food to vulnerable people who kept on coming to my home demanding for help since they did not get Nabanja’s money,” Bakaluba said.
16:21
16:21

1,600 VHTs Trained to Monitor COVID-19 Homebased Care Patients in Kitgum 2

Kitgum District Surveillance Focal Point Person Simon Knox Okongo says that the training was aimed at easing follow up of COVID-19 patients within the community which are sometimes not easily and frequently accessed by health workers.
13:35
13:35

Uganda, Tanzania Jointly Enforcing Cross-border COVID-19 Directives 5 1

According to Kenneth Byaruhanga, the Senior Immigration Officer in Charge of Mutukula Border post, the two neighbouring countries are uniformly enforcing Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) including testing those leaving or returning to either country, to ensure that residents moving across borders are safe to proceed to their final destinations.
18:15
18:15

Uganda Receives 580,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses 5 2

The doses include 300,000 Sinovac vaccine doses donated by the Chinese government and the rest are AstraZeneca vaccine doses from the Norwegian government through the Covax facility.
13:50
13:50

Delayed Construction of Masaka-Mutukula Road Frustrates Kyotera Leaders 5 2

The 96km-road was built in the 1960s to link and promote trade ties and cooperation between Uganda, Tanzania, and the rest of the East African partners. Kyotera County Member of Parliament John Paul Mpalanyi told URN that the current state of the road is appalling.
11:43
11:43

Land Grabbers Use Lockdown to evict Kassanda Residents 2

Kassanda District Chairman Fred Zzimula Kasirye said that the land grabbers turned the 42 days’ lockdown as a celebration to fulfill their motives of grabbing peoples’ land due to restricted movements, closure of several government offices and partial closure of courts.
11:06
11:06

Three Men Claim One GISO Post for Lakang Sub County 1

Anthony Oringa, the LCIII Chairperson, Lakang Sub County says each of the three claimants have appointed their team who move into the community collecting security intelligence but in the process, end up causing chaos.
10:57
10:57

Construction of Out Patient Dept at Katabi HC III Completed 5 2

Following the completion of the OPD block, there is less congestion at both the OPD block and the maternal and Child Health block.
10:31
10:31

Gulu City Councilors Accuse Town Clerk for Blocking their UGX 209m Loan 3 1

Jimmy Oyoo, the Speaker of Pece –Laroo Division in Gulu City says the council agreed that the councilors would borrow and the Division would deduct 135,000 shillings from each councilor’s allowance of 280,000 shillings monthly for between 28 to 54 months.
13:43
13:43

1,000 in Mbale City Miss Covid-19 Relief Fund 1 1

According to the Mbale City Deputy Town Clerk, Kenneth Khatuli, records of at least 1,289 people who registered for the fund had been bounced back for not meeting the criteria.
10:53
10:53

Contractor Abandons Construction in Masaka City Wetland 1

In the past, leaders in Masaka city and environmental conservation activists have been at loggerheads with a senior officer of Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF identified as Major Patrice Mugume who hired trucks to dump the soil in a wetland, clearing part of it for construction.
18:26
18:26

MAAIF Dispatches 500,000 FMD Vaccine Doses 1 2

The Minister of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries Frank Tumwebaze says that the doses were procured from the Kenya Veterinary Vaccines Production Institute.
18:01
18:01

Amuru Integrates VHTs in Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic cargo truck drivers 3

George Ocan, the District Secretary for Health disclosed that they have proposed activation of the work of the village structures and intensify surveillance and risk communication interventions to strengthen coordination.
17:06
17:06

Kajansi Town Council Needs UGX 700M to Construct a Box Culvert 3

According to Kajjansi town council Engineer Fred Nyanzi, the swamp is now impassable becauase the culverts that were placed in it broke.
13:41
13:41

Farmers Petition Gulu RCC Over Money Swindled Under Agriculture Cluster Dev’t Project Gulu District 1 1

Geoffrey Komakech, a farmer in Gulu City told URN in an interview that they petitioned the RCC after all their efforts to recover their money from Gulu District Agriculture Department failed to yield results. He says that they also handed a copy of their petition to the Gulu District Chief Administrative Officer for intervention as well.
17:44
17:44

Lack of Ambulance Services in West Nile Districts Hindering Referral of Covid-19 Patients 4 1

In Arua district, there is only one ambulance, which is inadequate to manage Covid19 cases in the district. Paul Drileba, the acting District Health Officer says the situation has become difficult to manage in the four sub-counties. Since they struggle to ensure timely referral of cases to Arua.
11:39
11:39

Abim LC V Chairperson Writes to President's Office Demanding RDC's Transfer

"This lady is not fit to be RDC. She has frustrated government programs like Emyooga, which has failed to take off yet the government has already sent funds to the district and she is the Chairperson of the Emyooga task force. She also failed to intervene in the scandal of the over Shillings 7 billion meant for four roads leading to shoddy work and frustration of the project and many others," he said.
16:26
16:26

Residents Protest Soil Dumping in Namanve Wetlands at Night 2 1

Although Richard Kyambadde, the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA principal wetlands officer claims halting dumping and establishing of any development in the area, LCI Chairperson Richard Lugoloobi says the abuse has continued since there was no security deployment made to stop the perpetrators who are committed to destroying the environment, nor to identify them.
16:12
16:12

Parents of Nodding Syndrome Victims Ask Gov't for Monthly Stipend black flies 2 1

Michael Rackara, a parent whose child has been deformed by the ailment at Aremo Wang-Lobo in Odek Sub-County says that the affected children who have become unproductive to their families should be paid a monthly stipend of 120,000 Shillings.
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