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13:06
13:06

1000 Kikuube Flood Victims Languishing in Abject Poverty floods 3 1 Top story

John Karingo, a resident of Nsonzi landing site, says that the floods submerged his five houses and he currently stays with his family members in the neighbouring Church of Uganda-CoU building since he has nowhere to go. He wants the government to find land and resettle them.
12:10
12:10

Kikuube COVID-19 Taskforce Bans Meals at Burials food 1

Kikuube Resident District Commissioner-RDC Amlan Tumusiime told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Friday that the presidential directive that only 20 people should attend burials is being abused due to the availability of food and drinks that attract people.
09:58
09:58

Kikuube COVID-19 Taskforce Suspends Water Transport on L. Albert Lake Albert 1

Amlan Tumusiime, the Kikuube Resident District Commissioner-RDC told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Friday Morning that they resolved to suspend water transport on the lake to prevent the further spread of the pandemic. There are currently 25 cases of COVID-19 in the district, eight of whom are health workers, nine humanitarian workers, a police officer and members of the public.
18:51
18:51

Another Refugee Tests Positive for Crimean Congo Fever in Kyangwali 1

Dr Nicholas Kwikiriza, the Kikuube District Health officer-DHO told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Tuesday that the second victim, a contact of the first one, has already been admitted at the Kasonga Ebola Treatment Unit where he is getting treatment.
14:59
14:59

Crimean Congo Fever Reported in Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Area health officials 1

Dr Nicholas Kwikiriza, the Kikuube District Health officer-DHO confirmed the outbreak of the disease in an interview with Uganda Radio Network on Friday afternoon. This came after a 16-year old girl, a refugee and resident of Musiinsa A Village in the Kyangwali Refugee settlement area tested positive for the disease on April 28, 2021.
07:27
07:27

13 Kikuube Teachers Test Positive for COVID-19 Ahead of Reopening of Schools 1 1 Top story

Richard Tabaro, the Kikuube Resident District Commissioner-RDC, says the 13 cases are part of 20 teachers whose samples were collected on Friday last week ahead of the reopening of schools.
14:28
14:28

12 More People Test Positive for COVID-19 in Kyangwali Refugee Settlement 2

Richard Tabaro, the Kikuube Resident District Commissioner-RDC, says the twelve new Covid19 cases are part of the 98 people whose COVID-19 test results were released by the Health Ministry on Wednesday.
15:03
15:03

COVID-19: Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Area Put Under Total Lockdown COVID-19 Task force 2 1

The decision to announce the total lockdown was reached at during the Regional COVID-19 Taskforce meeting held at the Kikuube district headquarters today.
18:19
18:19

8 More COVID-19 Cases Recorded in Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Refugees 1

Up 10 124 people were quarantined at Kasonga Youth Development Centre in Kikuube district after the death of the Congolese refugee and, According to Kikuube Resident District Commissioner Richard Tabaro, the confirmed cases are also contacts of the same DRC national.
17:03
17:03

10 More People Test Positive for COVID-19 in Kyangwali Refugee Settlement settlement area 1 1

Dr Nicholas Kwikiriza, the Kikuube District Health Officer–DHO, says the confirmed cases are contacts of the Congolese national who succumbed to the pandemic on August 8, 2020, in the settlement.
13:19
13:19

Nine Contacts of Congolese Refugee Covid-19 Victim Quarantined COVID-19 suspects 2

The suspects include three health workers of Maratatu Health Center III who attended to the patient when he was admitted at the facility and six family members of the deceased.
12:20
12:20

Tension As Congolese Refugee Succumbs to COVID-19 in Kyangwali Settlement death 2 Top story

According to Dr. Kwikiriza, the deceased’s was transferred to Hoima Regional Referral Hospital Covid-19 Treatment Unit on August 7, 2020 when his condition deteriorated. He says samples were picked from the deceased and taken to Uganda Virus Research Institute Entebbe on August 8, 2020 for testing.
16:49
16:49

Severe Water Scarcity Hits Kikuube District shortage 5

The entire village of over 3,000 people now fetches water from a pond located five kilometres away, yet it is also shared by wild animals especially baboons and monkeys.
11:31
11:31

Minister Nabbanja Wants Fishing Activities Halted on Lake Albert 1 1

Authorities in Kikuube and Hoima districts had already announced a suspension of fishing activities, in line with the nationwide lockdown announced by President Yoweri Museveni, as a measure to control person to person interactions and close possible loopholes in the management of the disease.
11:52
11:52

Leaders Want Kyangwali Health Center III Elevated health services 6 2

Initially, it was designed to serve a population of 11,000 people but the population has been increased to 60,000 people, exerting much pressure on the facility given the inadequate funding human resource.
17:35
17:35

Health Ministry Rules Out Ebola Outbreak in Kikuube Uganda 1

Dr. Nicholas Kwikiriza, the Acting Kikuube District Health Officer, says the samples taken from the deceased have tested negative for Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers.
12:43
12:43

Kyangwali Refugees Protest Delayed Allocation of Land health services 4 1

Emmanuel Bumaraki, a refugee who came from Nyamamba in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo says he came to the settlement area in September but up to date he has never been allocated land. He says some of the officials in charge of land allocation are demanding for money from the refugees.
06:49
06:49

State of Kyangwali Health Centre III Shocks European Ambassadors drugs 6 1 Top story

Justus Timbigamba, the In charge of Kyangwali Health Centre III told Uganda Radio Network that their biggest problem is drug shortages. He says the drugs they receive are inadequate given the high number of patients they attend to on a daily basis.
10:57
10:57

Three Killed in Hoima Accident motor vehicle 1

According to Canicious Mugisha, the officer in charge of Traffic at Hoima Central Police Station, several bottles of beer were discovered in the Taxi, an indication that the driver was driving under the influence of alcohol.
12:20
12:20

Bunyoro Sets Up Ebola Isolation Center isolation centre 3 1

Tchomia is also one of the busiest fish Markets in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo that attracts several Ugandan businessmen from the landing sites of Butiaba, Walukoba, Kijangi, Kaiso,Sebigoro, Nkondo, Ndaiga, Ntoroko, Kyehoro and Fofo from the districts of Hoima, Buliisa, Kikuube, Ntoroko and Kagadi to transact fish business in the Market.
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