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09:15
09:15

26,000 Embrace Community Health Insurance In Greater Luweero general manager 1 2 Top story

Ronald Kamya, a member of Wesige Mukama Bamugolodde Health Scheme, says the scheme is affordable compared to general insurance services. Kamya says he pays Shillings 72,000 for all his family members and co-payment of Shillings 30,000 whenever any of them falls sick.
16:41
16:41

UPDF Instructor Pins Kipoi nakasongola 1 Top story

During cross examination, Kipois lawyer, retired Major Ronald Iduli tasked Captain Majid to present some evidence like pictures, phone printouts, videos and bicycle to substantiate his claims. The matter will now return to Court on February, 18th, 2019 for further hearing.
09:41
09:41

Power Outages Plunge Luweero Into Water Crisis nakasongola 1 2

At least Shillings 150,000 is required to replace a single circuit breaker. According to Kisakye, they lost four circuit breakers on Wednesday affecting the supply of water to 9552 water consumers.
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.
08:18
08:18

MP Odonga Otto Involved in Accident gulu highway 1 Top story

Otto was rushed to Bishop Ceaser Asili Hospital complaining of pain in the legs and chest after being involved in an accident at Katuugo trading center in Nakasongola district along Kampala-Gulu Highway around 4:00am this morning.
18:12
18:12

Police Rescues 16 People Trapped on Islands strong winds 1

He also says a police helicopter was dispatched to locate 16 people who were also trapped on three tiny islands between Kayunga and Nakasongola district because of the rising water levels and strong winds.
13:01
13:01

Fish Vendors Decry Brutal Arrest by Fisheries Unit jinja

Banuli Kamali, a dealer of Fresh fish told the Committee that they have suffered for the last 18-years. He explained that most of the youths involved in fish trade have lost moral in the ruling party because of the brutality and torture they suffer at the hands of the Fisheries Protection Unit.
16:35
16:35

Luweero Officials to Museveni: We Can't Stop Wetland Degradation district 1 2 Top story

Namulindwa says government lost the battle against wetland degradation, saying what remains is to help the encroachers to utilize them sustainably without causing more harm. She also asks government to plan for the rising population, which is piling pressure on the available land for cultivation.
20:01
20:01

Uganda Considers Mass Foot and Mouth Disease Vaccination nakasongola 2 1

The vaccination campaign will take place in all sub counties in districts of Rakai, Kyotera and Isingiro, which have battled outbreaks of the disease estimated to have killed 350,000 head of cattle across the cattle corridor.
11:11
11:11

Over 100 Children Join Prostitution in Migyera Town uganda 1 1 Top story

Godfrey Kabogoza, the Migyera town council LC 3 Chairperson, says their hands are tied, arguing that there is no way they can block the minors from joining the trade without addressing reasons why they leave their homes.
13:09
13:09

Delayed Repair of MV 2 Kyoga Ferry Irks Travelers resident 1 1 Top story

Mark Ssali, the UNRA Spokesperson, says they are in the process of procuring some spares to fix the faulty ferry.
18:01
18:01

Nakasongola Residents Want PSU to Investigate Officers district 3

Elizabeth Nakafero, 78, says that she sold all her goats to secure police bond at Shillings 500,000 and forked out another Shillings 300,000 to rescue her daughter from detention for alleged criminal trespass on their family land.
15:58
15:58

Two Luweero Residents Found Dead in Rented Room area

Edward Lutwama, the LC I Chairman of Busula A zone says that they suspect the two could have died of suffocation after leaving a charcoal stove inside the room.
10:34
10:34

Nakasongola Embarks On Free Vaccination Against Hepatitis B ministry of health 4 Top story

Byamukama says the vaccines will be administered to residents at Health Center III and IVs across the district.
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.
15:43
15:43

Gen. Odongo Directs Immigration Academy to Include ICT Training investigation 1 2 Top story

Dr. Benon M. Mutambi, the Internal Affairs Ministry Permanent Secretary, said they had expected over 50 officers to attend the training but majority of them dropped out leaving the 22 officers. She said the minister will redeploy the officers since they have acquired extra skills, which should be utilized.
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.
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