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10:48
10:48

Rwenzori Leaders Want Changes in UGX 600 Billion Dev't Plan kasese 3

On Tuesday, the Chairperson of Local Government Finance Commission, Dr Agnes Atim Adea, unveiled that regions development plan budget for the districts of Ntoroko, Kabarole, Bunyangabu, Kasese, Kamwenge, Kyenjojo, Bundibugyo and Kyegegwa and Fort Portal Municipality.
07:35
07:35

Congolese Militia Kidnap Kanungu Farmer mobile phone

A family member told URN on condition of anonymity that Mbeeta left alone to work in the garden with the hope returning around midday. He however, says two militias emerged from the nearby bush armed with a rifle and tied Mbeetas hands and left with him.
07:35
07:35

Uganda Raises Ebola Preparedness As DRC Goes to Polls hoima 1 1

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, the Health Minister, says they are not leaving anything to chance because the first responsibility of her ministry to protect Ugandans.
15:13
15:13

Construction of Rwenzori Veterans Headquarters Stalls kasese 1 3

According to the chairperson of Bunyangabu District Veterans Association, Fenehansi Bwambale, in 2016 they resolved to build a three-storey building at 1.9 billion shillings.
14:41
14:41

Fort Portal Taxi Operators to Relocate to New Park bundibugyo 1

The new tax park was constructed under the Urban Digression Grant UDG and can accommodate more than 80 commuter taxis.
10:30
10:30

640 Health Workers Vaccinated Against Ebola kasese

According to Ministry of Health records, 107 people were vaccinated in Ntoroko district and 524 in Kasese district as of November 17, 2018. Next week the vaccination exercise will start in Bundibugyo district. A total of 3,000 health workers will be vaccinated in the country.
14:35
14:35

Ministry Of Health: We are Prepared In Case Of Ebola Virus kasese

The Health Ministry has said they are on the highest alert ever of Ebola Virus Disease EVD as the outbreak enters the fourth month and case numbers surpass 300 in the Democratic Republic of Congo DRC.
17:55
17:55

Ebola Vaccination Kicks Off in Ntoroko District uganda

A member of the vaccination task force at Karugutu Health Center who preferred anonymity said that more than 40 health workers were vaccinated at the health facility.
16:07
16:07

40 Health Facilities to Receive Emergency Ebola Vaccines kasese 3 1 Top story

The vaccine rVSV-ZEBOV is the first highly effective Ebola vaccine since the first outbreak of the disease more than 40 years ago. Created by the Public Health Agency of Canada in 2003, the vaccine was shown to be 100 percent effective in monkeys. But it sat on a shelf for decades because of a lack of pharmaceutical company interest until it was licensed to Merck.
10:24
10:24

Ebola Vaccination to Start Next Week kasese 2

Studies carried out by the Public Health Agency of Canada in 2016 found that the Ebola Zaire vaccine is 95-100 percent effective against the Ebola virus.
12:50
12:50

3000 Health Workers to Benefit from Ebola Vaccination kasese 1

The health workers will be vaccinated using the Ebola Zaire vaccine. The vaccine is expected to arrive in the country today afternoon however vaccination will only start once the use of the vaccine has been approved by the Institutional Review Board-IRB.
19:09
19:09

Ebola Case Reported Near Lake Albert uganda 1 2 Top story

Today, Ituri province Vice Governor Keta Upar said in a statement that the latest Ebola case had been reported in Tchomia on the shores of Lake Albert, making it the closest the disease has come to Uganda.
07:23
07:23

Veteran Association Chairperson Kicked Out Over Embezzlement kasese 2

Rwahoima also says on July 16, 2015 the association members in Mugusu Sub County collected Shillings 3,270,000 million, which she deposited on the association account in Centenary Bank statement on July 20, 2015.
06:52
06:52

Mumbere Opposes Proposed Split of Kasese land 3 Top story

In a meeting with his ministers at the Jinja High court on Monday, Mumbere asked the leaders to concentrate on peace building rather than pushing their personal interests.
12:37
12:37

UGX 3 trillion Needed for Ebola Prevention district 1 Top story

According to the Health Ministry, the funds will be used to implement a number of preventive methods including the procurement of permanent walk through scanners, surveillance in high risk districts, case management control, facilitate health workers in the high risk districts and vaccination if needed.
15:41
15:41

Rift Valley Fever Suspect Isolated at Kabale Hospital district 1

Christine Mandella, the Kabale District Health Officer, says they are on high alert to respond to any suspected cases of any hemorrhagic fever including Ebola.
07:06
07:06

Gunmen Shoot Business Couple in Kabale district 1

According to an eye witness, unidentified gunmen shot the couple at around 8:40pm while walking to their home in Mwanjari trading center shortly after closing their Soda Depot in Kabale Central Market.
07:01
07:01

NDA Cracks Whip on Unlicensed Pharmacies in Kasese village 3 1 Top story

Emmanuel Umirambe, the Inspector of Drugs at National Drug Authority, says they closed the two pharmacies in an operation aimed at clamping down on pharmacies and drug shops operating without the requisite requirements.
20:57
20:57

Businessman Released After Paying USD 7500 Ransom district 2

Ely Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says Mugabes family negotiated with the kidnappers to reduce the ransom money from USD 20,000 and settled for USD 7500. He says Mugabes family sent the money prompting his kidnappers to escort him to Ishasha border in the wee hours of Tuesday morning where they set him free.
08:12
08:12

Man Arrested With Five Grenades in Kasese village 4

The frail-looking old man distanced himself from the recovered items. Bilhwana is believed to be part of the group that has been targeting security installations in Kasese, Bunyangabu, Ntoroko and Bundibugyo the districts.
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