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09:11
09:11

Buvuma Oil Palm Out Growers stay Food Secure, Prepare for Longterm Harvest Oil Palm Growing 3 2

Unlike in Kalangala district, where several farmers devoted all their land to oil palm growing, NOPP is ensuring that each out grower at Buvuma spares or secures an acre of land for growing food. Wilson Sserunjogi, the District Oil Palm Focal Person says such land will help farmers during the time when they cannot practice intercropping.
17:05
17:05

Nkokonjeru Residents Want Health Center Elevated 2 3

Joseph Kavuma, the Navumbe Local Council-LCI Chairperson, says the current status of the Health center impedes service delivery to residents yet they can’t afford services in alternative medical facilities.
12:07
12:07

Thugs Attack Late Archbishop Lwanga’s Home, Terrorise, Rob his Relatives 1 1

The incident occurred at around 1:00 am when thugs armed with pangas, sticks attacked the residence of the Late Arch Bishop after cutting the security wire over the perimeter wall.
18:00
18:00

Two Drown at Buleli Landing Site Mukono Police 4 Top story

Fredah Muwanga Namyalo, the Mpunge sub-county LC III Chairperson, says that the deceased had stolen a pig belonging to Okwalinga and tried to escape with it on a boat.
17:34
17:34

Sombre Mood as Lugazi Diocese Pays Last Respects to Archbishop Lwanga 2 2

Christians who gathered the Church Lugazi eulogized Dr Lwanga hailing him for spearheading spiritual and economic growth in the area. To the community of Kyabakadde, Lwanga is an irreplaceable symbol that brought their community to the limelight.
08:30
08:30

Residents Pitch Camp at Zirimiti Central Forest to Stop Encroachers 1 3 Top story

David Kiyaga, the Ntenjeru Sub County LC III Chairperson, says in their meeting with Col. Nakalema and NFA team, it was agreed that the land should be used by locals through planting indigenous trees as well as planting suitable crops.
15:44
15:44

Faith is Individual, not in Crowds -Archbishop Kaziimba 2 2

According to Dr Kaziimba, Christians should use this day to reflect and avoid being swallowed by the crowd since the Lord considers personal faith not crowds; they should therefore always portray their integrity in darkness the same way they do during daytime.
13:30
13:30

Locals Shun Mosquito Nets over Photographs, LCs Stuck 2 1

Statistics at Mukono General Hospital indicate that 4 out of every 10 patients who report to the facility on a daily basis suffer from malaria. Dr. Kaweesi says once residents adopt the habit of sleeping in nets, malaria cases would reduce in the district.
09:49
09:49

Elected Councillor Fails to Raise School Fees, Blames Parent for Shelving Him Mpatta Sub county 2 3

Amos Wambede 19, a senior five student at St. Balikuddembe SS Kisoga says that after securing victory in the recently concluded elections, where he contested as an independent candidate, his father Moses Madanda said he had now matured enough to take care of his needs.
10:19
10:19

Heavy Rains Destroy Houses, Schools in Mukono 6 5

The incident happened in the Kimenyedde sub-county where rains removed rooftops, washed away houses, household properties and plantations. Also affected were two schools; Springfield Secondary School and St Kizito Kawongo Primary School, where the rooftop of the main hall was carried away.
19:59
19:59

Fishermen at Blazed Landing Site Miss their ARVs 2 1

The Landing Site Chairperson Rogers Kamya says about 60 percent of his residents are HIV-positive and about 500 residents receive antiretroviral treatment. The landing site has a population of over 1000 residents.
14:13
14:13

Rotary, Mukono Residents Bicker Over Land Ownership 3 2 Top story

The school with an enrollment of 350 pupils, seats on the upper part of the land owned by Rotarian Peter Kasedde and the teachers quarters on the lower part-owned by the Rotary club. The contested area is part of the 10 acres donated to Rotary in 1996, by the Late Rotarian George Kasedde Mukasa for the Club to implement a community service project.
16:21
16:21

Fishermen Ask Gov't to Lift Ban on Catching Cynodon Dactylon Flying Fish 1 2

Jesca Namubiru, a resident and fish dealer at Katosi says life at the landing site is now becoming too hard for them due to the scarcity of Nile perch and tilapia that used to be their major source of income. She says that whenever the season for the Cynodon could come, it could boost their income as well.
15:37
15:37

NUP Woman Seeks to Nullify Nantaba's Victory in Kayunga 2 1

She claims that the voting and tallying process were characterized by several irregularities such as falsification of results that led to the declaration of wrong results in favour the respondent.
11:15
11:15

Mukono NRM District Administrator Remanded on Theft Charges 1 1

Sseruga Lubega was arrested on Tuesday evening by Mukono police crime investigations department after the NRM National Task Force accused him of embezzling 27 million Shillings meant to run district youth activities in September 2020 .
13:16
13:16

Fire Guts Over 100 Houses at Kiziru Landing Site, Leaves Hundreds Homeless 3 3

Rogers Kamya, the Chairperson Kiziru landing site, says three people sustained minor injuries while trying to stop the fire. He says the fire destroyed over ten boat engines, 20 goats, shops, church and mosque. He says several people are now homeless and need temporary shelter.
07:34
07:34

Farmers Cautioned Against Using Toxic Maize for Animal, Poultry Feeds 1 1

Uganda's maize products received strong criticism this month after the Agriculture and Food Authority-AFA in Kenya banned imports from Uganda on account that they contained aflatoxins, which were dangerous for human health.
18:04
18:04

Barman who Recorded Video of Soldiers in Attempted Robbery, Goes into Hiding UPDF 1 2

URN has obtained video clips were the village defense secretary Sulait Zziwa is recorded picking money from the counter. It also shows a UPDF soldier and an LDU attempting to jump over the counter before they were alerted about the presence of cameras in the place.
16:53
16:53

FFU Officer Killed by Own Teargas Canister 2 Top story

Corporal Augustine Tukwasibwe met his death at the Mukono FFU detach near Mukono magistrates court on Thursday afternoon. The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Oweyesigyire told URN that they were still gathering information about the incident.
08:56
08:56

Increasing Referrals Overwhelm Mukono Hospital 1 2 Top story

Dr. Godfrey Kasirye, the Medical Superintendent Mukono General Hospital, says that much as the number of referrals and turn up of patients has increased, the number of health workers and equipment has never improved since they were elevated. He says there are about 80 health workers at the hospital.
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