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16:03
16:03

Soroti Hospital Struggling to Operate Neonatal Unit pediatric ward 1 1

The unit operates in a tiny room within the paediatric ward. The room has three baby warmers, three infants’ beds and an incubator.
11:48
11:48

Missing Boy Found Rotting with First Degree Burns 1 4

Nuwandinda, a resident of Kitojo village in Bwongyera Sub County was reportedly burnt by his former employer George Kananura, a resident of Kyamuntu in Nyamunuka Town Council.
11:05
11:05

Health Should Not Be a Privilege for the Rich – Byanyima World Bank 1 Top story

UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima says that the right to health is eluding the poor and people trying to lift themselves out of poverty are being crushed by the unacceptably high costs of health care, with at least half the world’s population unable to access essential health services.
07:21
07:21

Red Cross Introduces Cash Payment to Disaster Victims 3 2 Top story

However, Joram Musinguzi, the Cash Transfer Project Programs Officer, says they have moved in with the E-cash program to complement the existing disaster response mechanisms. He explains their assessment shows that Cash Based interventions are feasible and that Mbale was selected for a pilot study.
19:56
19:56

KCCA Law Enforcement Team Improves Operation Methods City Hall court 3

According to Robert Kalumba the Deputy Spokesperson of KCCA, the enforcement officers have been given more training in client care and continued to monitor them to ensure compliance. He says that they have also stoped them from chasing after people and bundling them on KCCA trucks. He however says they have continued with law enforcement to maintain order in the City.
11:39
11:39

Inadequate Funding Hindering Fight Against Human Trafficking in Napak napak district 1

The LCV Chairperson Napak, Joseph Lomanyang, says that the Karamoja region is allocated 38 million shillings for surveillance, follow up, withdrawal and resettlement activities. He explains that the funds are inadequate to effectively handle the rising emergencies on child trafficking in Napak and the neighbouring districts.
19:31
19:31

FDC President Patrick Amuriat, 3 Others Arrested in Soroti tear gas 1 1

Subsequently, a group of youth started pelting stones at the police and later blocked Soroti- Lira road, adjacent to Soroti Regional Referral Hospital. The other groups took off to the Soroti Sports Ground chanting FDC slogans. They burnt tyres on the road, blocking traffic for about 30 minutes before the police dispersed them.
18:01
18:01

Residents Recall Corner Kilak Battle 33 Years Later President Museveni 6 2

At Corner Kilak, 33 years ago on January 18th 1987, government forces, the then National Resistance Army soldiers [NRA] launched a retaliatory attack against fighters of Alice Auma Lakwena, the former leader of the Holy Spirit Movement.
10:40
10:40

Uganda Committed to Fighting Against Trafficking Substandard Medicines-Museveni

World Health Organisation estimates indicate that around 116,000 deaths in Sub Saharan Africa occur due to consumption of substandard drugs. Emergency contraceptive pills and antimalarial drugs are among the most common type of substandard medicines
12:07
12:07

U.S. Gov't Offers UGX 366m Support to Uganda’s Flood-Affected Communities

The money, from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Uganda will be channelled through Catholic Relief Services (CRS). The target is to support over 1,000 flood-affected individuals in the Rwenzori sub-region through the provision of emergency shelter, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), and non-food items to communities with the greatest need in Bundibugyo.
17:17
17:17

BBS TV Journalist Arrested with Bobi Wine Recalls Ordeal People Power 3 Top story

In an interview with URN, Tamale says he was the first journalist to arrive in Kyadondo East to cover the planned meeting. He says as he approached Kasangati police station about half a kilometer to the planned venue of the meeting at about 7:30am, he found car spikes placed in the middle of the road to help the police scrutinize those heading to Gayaza.
13:11
13:11

Adults Pouring into Street Life in Soroti Soroti Municipality 2 1

One of the street dwellers identified as Ochen has been in Soroti town for the last seven months. The 19- year-old has neither a house to return to nor any genuine work to earn money for survival.
10:31
10:31

Police Rescue Suspected Boda Bicycle Robber 2 2

According to the eyewitnesses, trouble started after Namulemye was seen by the Boda boda bicycle operators on Wednesday evening loading the bicycles on a taxi number registration UBE107F. The riders descended on Namulemye and started thumping him.
08:01
08:01

Hearing of Case Against Suspended Mak Students Deferred Makerere University 1

Prossy Katongole Kyazze, the secretary to the Students Disciplinary Committee of Makerere University says hearing of all cases has been cancelled to allow the graduation ceremonies to proceed.
07:48
07:48

Mukono Hospital Suspends Treating Suspects from Police 1 Top story

Dr. Geoffrey Kasirye, the acting Administrator, Mukono General Hospital notes that he has already communicated to the Mukono Police Division Commander, Joab Wabwiire about the challenging manner under, which suspects are sent to the hospital.
19:11
19:11

96 UAE-Bound Ugandan Girls Intercepted in Kenya

The girls aged between 14 to 18 years were intercepted at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, where they were due to board their next flight to the emirates. The girls believed to be from Napak district in Karamoja sub-region were subsequently handed over to Ugandan authorities in Busia.
18:33
18:33

From LRA Jungle to Mak; A Former Child Soldier’s Graduation Ordeal leadership 4 1

Born January 14, 1995, at St Joseph Hospital Kitgum Mission to Christine Apiyo a nurse and George Oluma, a politician and ex-soldier, Obedgiu studied at Mbuya Nursery School and later went to Kitgum boys for the primary one and two before moving to ABC Primary School in Rackoko, Pader district.
11:15
11:15

MPs Demand Land Fund Utilisation Report From Minister uganda land fund 3 4

Bubulo West MP, Rose Mutonyi says that the lands ministry should provide the number of beneficiaries already compensated and those demanding payment.
20:14
20:14

Government Ignoring LGBTs– Museveni Judiciary Uganda 4 1

In 2013, parliament passed the anti-homosexuality act that the president signed into law on February 24th, 2014. However, the Constitutional court annulled the act on August 1st 2014 on grounds that Parliament faulted procedures in enacting it.
18:36
18:36

Man At Large For Killing Colleague Over UGX 2000 Apac district

Joel Omunu, an eye witness says the deceased gave Onono Shillings 2000 so as to use his smart phone for a day. However, the phone failed to work prompting Jogo to approach the suspect for a refund, which led to a fight.
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