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12:12
12:12

Jinja Man Starves to Death deceased 1 3 Top story

Ivan Kayibanda, a resident of the area says the deceased would spend days without food since he lacked sustainable income to feed himself
17:44
17:44

People Power Legal Officer Arrested for Holding Illegal Assembly team 1 1

On Friday, Muganga reportedly stormed Iganga Mainstreet with whistles and a placard condemning the government for failing to provide food for the needy. He also carried along a petition demanding that the government either lifts the lockdown and the continued ban on bodaboda operations.
12:07
12:07

Police Disperses Vendors in Jinja for Flouting Covid-19 Guidelines UPDF 3 2

The vendors had displayed their merchandise on the pedestrians’ walkways prompting the police and UPDF Soldiers to disperse them.
12:42
12:42

Truckers Complain of Food Stockouts at Parking Yards company 4 1 Top story

Joseph Wambui, a driver from Eldoret in Kenyan claims that drivers who run out of food and lack partners within Uganda are tasked to seek supply from their employers, which is time consuming.
12:24
12:24

Lack of Food Hindering ARVs Adherence in Kasese HIV Patients 5 1

Gladys Komugisa an HIV positive mother who has been taking ARV's for over 30 years says like many patients she is no longer taking her drugs due to lack of food.
23:59
23:59

Iganga MP Mugema, RDC Clash over Relief Food Delivery people 1 1

While addressing journalists on Sunday, Mugema says that he liaised with different taskforce members whom he notified of his intentions to donate food to the COVID-19 district task force, but was surprised that none of them showed up to receive his items at the district headquarters.
19:17
19:17

Kadaga Wants Relief Food Distributed Across the Country community 1 2

Kadaga observed that the national taskforce is currently concentrating its’ food aid campaigns in the areas of Kampala and Wakiso, while sidelining other equally starving communities throughout the country.
12:57
12:57

Floodwaters Scoop up Gardens along L. Victoria Shoreline in Jinja landing 3 2

By this morning, a number of gardens and pig houses were floating on parts of the lake that are adjacent to Masese landing site, Rippon falls and Rock. The same villages are also threatened by the rising water levels which are seemingly threatening to guzzle the Lake Victoria shoreline.
12:33
12:33

Border Communities in Kasese Spend Easter Without Food DRC 3 4

Some of the Congolese nationals are engaged in business and were on the Ugandan side when the closure was announced.
10:25
10:25

Iganga RDC, LC 5 Chairperson Clash Over Food Relief community 1 Top story

“The Indian association responded to the president’s call and their main aim was for us to help them handover this food to the national task force for proper accountability and recognition,” she told journalists.
11:14
11:14

Landlady Seeks Food Relief From RDC's Office resident 1 1 Top story

70-year-old Petwa Mukyala trekked a journey of 18 kilometers from Sakabusolo village in Mafubira Sub County to the RDC’s office in Jinja town on Friday afternoon. Mukyala told reporters that she has seven orphaned grandchildren under her care who she supports using the rental fees for her eight room
20:03
20:03

COVID19: EPRC Sends All Staff Home Uganda 1 Top story

“Due to the increasing threat of the CORONA virus in Uganda, effective Wednesday March 25th 2020 to April 9th 2020, the Economic Policy Research Centre Staff members will continue working online from their homes,” said EPRC management.
18:28
18:28

Locust Invasion: Kitgum Residents Turn Dreaded Insects Into Food Local Government 2 7 Top story

Several residents spent the better part of Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning picking the locusts for food. Some have since fried the locusts for eating.
21:15
21:15

Uganda on Food Security Threat Alert as Locusts Invade people 5 1

The Ministry of Agriculture has since passed out information warning the entire populace to stock enough food. However, the warning might have come in late as many people are likely to have already sold off a number of crops harvested in the recent farming season. Uganda last experienced a major locust invasion in 1961, with immense damage on crops which resulted in acute hunger.
16:35
16:35

Tree Cutting at Makerere University Angers Environmentalists food 6 3

Dr. Gerald Eilu, a Forest Biology and Ecosystems Management lecturer at Makerere University says that it is wrong for the university management to cut the trees especially during the breeding season for the birds.
10:27
10:27

Late Release of Funds Affecting Food Security Project in Kyenjojo World Bank 1 2

In Kyenjojo district, the benefiting primary schools say the money for buying inputs like seedlings and seeds is released late.
11:38
11:38

Head Teacher in Mayuge Accused of Misusing UPE Funds government 1 3

The parents who turned up to receive their children’s report cards turned rowdy accusing Sande of misusing Universal Primary Education-UPE funds.
13:00
13:00

Stray Dogs Worry Butagaya Sub County Residents village 4 1

The residents say that the dogs have killed sheep, cows, goats, pigs, and chicken in the area.
11:24
11:24

Transport Paralyzed in Kamuli As Kiko Wetland Floods village 2 5

Farouk Isabirye, the Bugonda Village Defense Secretary, says children within the affected areas are yet to commence studies because the only alternative they have is boats, which are costly. Each pupil requires Shillings 2000 to ride on a boat.
11:04
11:04

Mother of Triplets Stranded, Asks for Help unemployment 2 1

Sharon Kyoshabire, a resident of Kihwera village in Kazingo Parish, Bukuuku Sub County, says she has been surviving on the mercy of well-wishers for food, clothes and other basic needs since she gave birth seven months ago
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