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17:40
17:40

Owner of Murram Mine that Buried two Teens in Kyotera Arrested, Four Mines Closed 2

The suspect has been identified as Saada Nakibuule, 60, a resident of Bugango village in Kabano-Sanje parish in Kasasa sub-county where the incident occurred.
06:38
06:38

Two Teens Buried Alive at Murram Extraction Site 1 1

Although they are said to be students, details about their schools are still unknown. It is said that the two were dating for some time when they decided to have quality time together away from their known residence.
16:10
16:10

Kyotera Menstrual Pad Project To Benefit Over 4000 Girls, Women 1 6

Mariam Nalugaajju, the Project Administrator, says that at least more than 100 girls and 50 women in Kalisizo Town Council, Kalisizo Rural, Lwankoni sub-county and Kyotera Town Council have undergone training to produce the pads.
12:28
12:28

Assailants Cut Off Woman’s Hands in Kyotera 5 1 Top story

Farouk Ddamurila, the Kyango-Kazo LC I chairman, says that they are working with the police to pursue the suspects.
11:30
11:30

General Ward, Dental Clinic at Kakuuto HC IV In Appalling State 1 5 Top story

Gertrude Nansubuga, the In-charge General Ward, says that the state of the ward worsened after the September 10, 2016 earthquake that left several cracks in the walls and ceiling.
07:56
07:56

East African Crude Oil Pipeline PAPs Reject Resettlement Exercise Over Unfair Compensation 9 1

The residents argue that officials from New Plan, the company hired to carry out the valuation exercise and Total Uganda presented the forms of 2018/2019 which had been rejected by the PAPs and district.
12:39
12:39

Emyooga Funds Spent on Unregistered SACCOs in Kyotera 11 2

It has emerged that 18 SACCOs in Kyotera county received 560 million Shillings which was shared amongst 136 associations with 1,909 people and 17 SACCO's in Kakuuto got 530 Shillings, which was shared amongst 101 associations with a total of 843 people.
17:42
17:42

Construction of Multi-trillion Mutukula EA Market Stalls 2 6

The private project worth over two trillion Shillings is jointly implemented by Rural United Business Association Network (RUSBA) Ltd and Digitech Energy Company Ltd from the Republic of South Africa, for the benefit of East African Member States; Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sunda and neighbours in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
13:35
13:35

Uganda, Tanzania Jointly Enforcing Cross-border COVID-19 Directives 5 1

According to Kenneth Byaruhanga, the Senior Immigration Officer in Charge of Mutukula Border post, the two neighbouring countries are uniformly enforcing Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) including testing those leaving or returning to either country, to ensure that residents moving across borders are safe to proceed to their final destinations.
13:50
13:50

Delayed Construction of Masaka-Mutukula Road Frustrates Kyotera Leaders 5 2

The 96km-road was built in the 1960s to link and promote trade ties and cooperation between Uganda, Tanzania, and the rest of the East African partners. Kyotera County Member of Parliament John Paul Mpalanyi told URN that the current state of the road is appalling.
11:51
11:51

Relief on Musambwa Island as L. Victoria Water Levels Recede 1 2

Enoch Ntale, Coordinator- Musambwa Island Joint Conservation Organisation -MIJCO, says they will improve their conservation operations starting with rehabilitating the breeding colonies which were devastated by the floods.
09:19
09:19

Councilors, Sub-county Chief Clash Over UGX 35M COVID-19 Cash 4

The sub-county speaker, Ronald Augustine Musoke, says that several COVID-19 activities in different areas are at standstill due to lack of facilitation because of the misappropriation of the funds.
11:25
11:25

Conditioned Funds Slowing Down Covid-19 Responses in Districts 2 1

The MPs, who are on the nationwide tour to assess covid-19 management capacities in health facilities and local governments, noted that the response teams are finding difficulties to effectively operate with conditioned financial releases.
08:01
08:01

Family, District Leaders Decry Delayed Probe Into Kayabula's Shooting 2 9

Kayabula was gunned down on December 4, 2020, as police dispersed Democratic Party and National Resistance Movement supporters who were clashing for the same venue in Nakatoogo trading center.
10:42
10:42

COVID-19 Vaccines, PPE Donation Relieves Shortage at Kalisizo Hospital 6 1

According to Mpalanyi, the donation is in response to repeated outcries from the hospital for the items amid the growing number of COVID-19 patients and deaths. So far 18 health workers at the facility have contracted the virus, with two of them on oxygen.
13:54
13:54

Kalisizo Hospital Staff in Panic as COVID-19 Spreads Among Medics 1 1

Kyotera District Health Officer Dr Edward Muwanga says that the deceased is a female health worker who is suspected to have contracted the virus while executing her duties within the last three weeks. He said that the health worker could have contracted the virus while attending to cases at the outpatient department –OPD wards.
17:00
17:00

Declining Morale Among Health Workers Bothers Kalisizo Hospital Management COVID-19 Management 2 1 Top story

According to reports, many of the staff at the hospital are scared of attending to patients due to the apparent increased risk of contracting the virus in the line of duty. On average, the hospital records ten positive COVID-19 cases each day.
08:55
08:55

Touts Frustrate Enforcement of Inter-Districts Travel Ban in Kyotera brokers, taxi touts 3 1

Robert Ggaliwango, a Bodaboda cyclist at the Nkoni stage in Lwengo district says that several touts have been deployed to attract passengers who wish to cross into other districts regardless of the restrictions. He says that the touts sneak passengers into hidden taxis, before embarking on their journeys through porous routes.
12:57
12:57

Delayed Distribution of Medical Supplies Worries Kyotera, Rakai Districts 2

Dr Edward Muwanga, the Kyotera District Health Officer, says that they are eagerly waiting for the supplies given the increasing number of COVID cases. As of Monday, the district had 388 confirmed COVID-19 cases.
18:14
18:14

Oil Pipeline Route Affected Persons in Kyotera Protest Compensation Rates 1 1

The EACOP project players that include Total East Africa, Petroleum Authority of Uganda-PAU, New Plan among other contractors are currently engaging communities affected by the pipeline route, on its progress as well as simplifying the Resettlement Action Plan recently approved by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development.
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