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16:49
16:49

MPs Direct Mbarara City Leaders to Allocate Stalls in New Market to Stranded Vendors 2 4

Adam Kabatano a fruit vendor, told members of the committee that many vendors occupied the market in 1987 but were surprised when their names were not included on the list of vendors to occupy the newly constructed market.
12:20
12:20

Skepticism As Ministers Start Parish Development Model Mobilization Emyoga projects 4 1 Top story

Some Members of Parliament, civil society, and development experts doubt that the Parish development model will be different from similar interventions like Entandikwa, and NAADS.
15:30
15:30

Curriculum to Guide Women Politicians Guard Against Social Media Abuse Launched 1 4

According to Nyamwire, women politicians barely used Twitter for campaigning. While women extensively used Facebook, many of their accounts were set up as personal pages instead of Public Figure pages that politicians typically use to engage large audiences, she says this is why they have resolved to have them trained.
13:25
13:25

State of Isingiro's Border Roads Shocks Parliament's Physical Infrastructural Committee 3 5

Hon Stephen Kangwagye, the Bukanga MP says the World Bank has accepted to fund the construction of these roads but lack of funds amounting to 6 billion shillings for the feasibility study is delaying the works
09:49
09:49

Mbarara Roadworks Contract Time Ends with Most Work Not Done 2 5

Eng. Lawrence Walulya the USMID project Engineer says that the contract has applied for an extension of the contract but Asse Abireeba, the Mbarara City Clerk has told the parliamentary committee that the contractor has no capacity to construct the roads.
12:14
12:14

EC Issues Official Programme for Omoro County Parliamentary By-Election

Speaking to URN on Saturday, EC Spokesperson Paul Bukenya said update of the voters’ register in each of the thirty seven parishes in the constituency will last five days until the 19th of April.
15:30
15:30

Security Deploys Heavily In Omoro Ahead of Arrival of Oulanyah’s Body Lalogi Subcounty, 1 2

Omoro Resident District Commissioner, Andrew Onyuk told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that they are not taking chances with security and have deployed a joint force comprising personnel from the Uganda Police Force and Uganda People's Defense Forces-UPDF.
13:05
13:05

MAK Researchers Punch Holes in Road Safety Regulations Makerere University 4

Esther Bayiga Zziwa, a researcher at the Unit, says that the law is silent on children using the road and there are no restrictions on what seats they should take in the car yet they are at greater risk of major injury during a crash because of their body mass.
10:59
10:59

Kwania District Leaders Push for Health Center IV 4 2

Aduku Health Center IV is facing challenges of insufficient medical equipment, inadequate infrastructures as well as the absence of an ambulance which has affected efficient service delivery in the district.
12:58
12:58

Mbarara Traders Ask Parliament for UGX1.5Bilion for their Burnt Timber 3 3

48 traders have now signed a letter and presented their financial losses mounting to 1.5 billion shillings to the Speaker of Parliament through their area Members of Parliament asking for both financial assistance and Tax arrears waiver. They do not however state what their Insurers are saying about compensating them.
18:13
18:13

National Drug Authority to Deny Unvaccinated Staff, Visitors Access to Premises MOH 1

According to NDA, visitors or staff that are not vaccinated will have to present a negative PCR test carried out 72 hours before.
08:14
08:14

Nakasongola Leaders Resolve To Relocate 1974 Families To Forest Reserve Environment 2 1

Sam Kigula, the LC 5 Chairperson of Nakasongola district, says that they intend to relocate the 1974 households displaced by the rising water levels and those evicted from the land belonging to Nakasongola Army Barracks.
13:15
13:15

MPs Want 30 Percent Tax Levied on Health Workers' Risk Allowance Scrapped COVID-19 Pandemic 4 1

At Soroti Regional Referral Hospital, Dr Wilson Etolu, the COVID-19 Focal Point Person at the hospital told the MPs that the health workers are demoralized by the deductions on their allowances. Etolu also said that the frontline workers delay receiving the allowances.
09:21
09:21

Lack of Oxygen Costing Lives in Soroti Hospital- MPs Dr. Wilson Etolu 3 1

The oxygen plant in the hospital produces only five cylinders of oxygen in two hours, a rate that falls far below the 150 cylinders a day required for the current number of patients at the COVID-19 Treatment Unit. Currently, the unit is managing 74 patients with 45 severe cases on oxygen support, while 98 others are in home-based care.
10:16
10:16

Politicians, Public Ignorant About National Health Insurance Scheme-Experts Ministry of Health 6

Fredrick Makaire, the Executive Director Save for Health Uganda an umbrella organization for informal community health insurance schemes said the Ministry of Health came out to resist the bill rather late and failed to carry out its mandate of sensitization.
18:33
18:33

MPs Honor Medics, Decry Poor State of Soroti Hospital conjoined twins 2 1

The surgery took place in Soroti, six days after the baby was referred to Mulago National Referal Hospital for tertiary care only to be referred back without help. By that time, the dead baby was decomposing and the team headed by Dr Joseph Epodoi, a senior consultant Surgeon conducted a surgery that lasted 15 hours and saved the baby who shared parts with a dead sister.
14:38
14:38

Soroti Hospital Needs a Revamp to Perform Better - Dr. Epodoi Parliament sessions 1 2

Dr. Epodoi and the team of 14 other medics performed a historic surgery on March 26th, 2021 after successfully separating a conjoined live twin from the dead sister. The deceased twin had taken six days and was decomposing by the time of the operation.
09:27
09:27

Politicians in Lango Want RDCs Stopped from Meddling in Electoral Process 6 2

Daniel Omara Atubu, a former contestant for the Otuke East MP race and former Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development explained that allowing security personnel to participate in the electoral process undermines the constitution.
12:23
12:23

Human Rights Committee Calls for Post-Election Reconciliation in Masaka 1 3

The call was made by the Human Rights Committee of Parliament which is currently conducting public hearings about the violations that marred the recent elections across the country. This includes the excessive use of force by law enforcement agents, resulting in the killing and wounding of civilians, and arbitrary arrests and detentions of opposition supporters.
12:12
12:12

Acholi MPs Blundered by Endorsing Oulanyah for Speakership -LOP 1 3

Aol who also subscribes to the group said that she had a discussion with the APG Chairperson Phillips Polly Ojara Okin over the endorsement but unfortunately he told her that he was ‘’trapped’’ by people he did not disclose
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