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18:19
18:19

NRM Cancels Gulu District Woman MP Results over Malpractices Aswa county

According to provisional results prior to the cancellation of results, of the three candidates, Betty Atim was leading the race with 2,707 votes, her closes rival Sharon Balmoi had polled 2,664 votes while Maya Auma had 581 votes.
20:12
20:12

Rainstorm, Power Outage Interrupt Vote Tallying in Gulu Umeme LTD 1

Only 55 per cent of the total results expected across 172 polling stations in Cwero, Paicho, Awach, Palaro, Bungatira, and Patiko Sub-Counties had been signed, delivered and declared by George Obwola Ebola, the District Election Officer by the time the downpour started.
10:46
10:46

Persistent Power Outage Irk Gulu Residents Umeme Ltd 3 1

Last month, three female juveniles were admitted in critical conditions at Police Health Center III after they were gang raped in darkness by unknown assailants around Kaunda Grounds in Bardege Division. The incident happened during a trans night religious crusade but no arrest was made.
14:09
14:09

Two Dead, 2 Injured in Wobulenzi House Fire power outage 2 1

The deceased were identified as Gladys Nabatanzi, 34, and her elder son Fahad Nsereko, 12 while the injured are Naisha Nabagereka, 3, and Mahad Musito, 5, all residents of Sekanusu village in Wobulenzi town.
20:01
20:01

UMEME Loses UGX 900m in Northern Uganda Power Outages lira district 4 1

The northern Uganda towns of Gulu, Lira and Kitgum, among others, have faced dire power outages in the recent past, mainly as a result of bush burning and vandalism. The notable affected areas by bush fire includes, Lira town, Puranga, Agweng in Lira district and Ibuje in Apac district among others.
09:41
09:41

Power Outages Plunge Luweero Into Water Crisis nakasongola 2 1

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.
09:33
09:33

Expectant Mothers Flee Naguru Hospital After Power Outage kawempe hospital

According to sources at the hospital that preferred anonymity, the hospital was covered in darkness at around 9:00 pm. This forced some women to seek medical services from other government medical facilities.
16:37
16:37

Kisoro Leaders Protest over Power Outage umeme 2

Abel Bizimana says that the persistent power outages have not only crippled business, but also affected service delivery in health facilities.
19:05
19:05

Power Outages: Wakiso Residents Attempt to Burn Transformer district 3 1

On Thursday afternoon, residents lit bonfires using old vehicle tyres, saying they have repeatedly petitioned power distributors Umeme to repair the faulty transformer in vain. They said the power outage has fueled crime in the area prompting them to demonstrate to express their anger.
13:23
13:23

Umeme MD Apologises over Power Outages in the North umeme power 1 Top story

In a rare show of concern, the Managing Director of power distributor Umeme, Celestino Babungi, says he feels the pain for electricity consumers in northern Uganda who endure rampant outages.
21:31
21:31

Umeme Confirms Countrywide Outage power black out 1

Meanwhile, the National Water and Sewerage Corporation, the countrys water supply and sanitation company has asked Kampala residents to use water sparingly as a result of power outage. This communication was made through their twitter nwscug.
14:28
14:28

Lightning Caused Thursday National Power Blackout umeme power company

The lightning according to sources hit installations at Nalubale switch yard leading to a tripping in generation at all the three hydro power stations Kiira, Bujagali and Nalubale.
14:54
14:54

UMEME Under Pressure To Stabilise Power in Gulu umeme protests 3

The business community accuses UMEME of frustrating their work by failing to stabilise inconsistent electricity supply over the last two weeks. The traders had mobilised to stage a public demonstration today if power was not restored.
11:50
11:50

Umeme in Anti-Power Theft Campaign selestino babungi

Umeme Chief Executive Officer, Selestino Babungi says annually vandalizing of power distribution equipment like transformers, conductors, poles and pylons cost seven billion Shillings while theft of power totals 100 billion Shillings.
07:52
07:52

Drug Shortage, Power Outage Plunge Masaka Hospital in Crisis lack of ambulances 4 1

The hospital currently lacks vital drugs. Power supply is unstable. The X-ray machine remains closed as the hospital is yet to fulfil the conditions that led to its closure. In June this year, the Uganda Atomic Energy Council AEC-Uganda ordered the closure of the X-Ray and Scan machine section of the hospital saying it was below the required standards.
11:47
11:47

Kabale Power Consumers Battle Outages power outage 4

Benjamin Busingye, the Kabale area Umeme branch manager told URN that they are sorry for the challenges that lead to the power outages.
13:18
13:18

Water Crisis Hits Masaka as UGX450M Generator Breaks Down nwsc 3 1

Joseph Mugenyi, the Masaka Branch Manager, National Water and Sewerage Corporation says the generator that is used as alternative source of power to power water pumps has broken down
07:08
07:08

Security Agencies Grill UMEME Officials Over Power Crisis load shedding 2 4 Top story

David Kaboyo, the Rakai RDC tasked the UMEME officials to explain why they have failed to restore power a week after vandals vanished with several transformers from Kasasa and Kyotera town council.
06:47
06:47

Traders Count Losses As Power Surge Destroys Items In Kitgum computers

Traders in Kitgum district are counting losses after a sudden power surge over the weekend destroyed their electronics worth 15million shillings.
10:41
10:41

21 Premature Babies At Risk As Masaka Hospital Power Outage Worsens 3 3

The lives of at least 21 premature babies are at risk at Masaka Hospital due to power outages which have left the newly opened unit in a blackout. Early this week, Umeme disconnected power supply at Masaka Hospital to carry out maintenance work on the hospital special line which has been providing uninterrupted power.
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