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18:39
18:39

Suspect in Swift Bus Bomb Explosion Arrested AIGP Asan Kasingye 1

Muwonge has been wanted by security for allegedly taking part in assembling the improvised explosive devise-IED that exploded inside the Bus killing his colleague, Isaac Matovu alias Muzafaru.
18:24
18:24

Uganda Gets 3.5 Million Doses of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine 1

These represent the largest ever donation of COVID-19 vaccines to Uganda and the third donation of COVID-19 vaccines from the United States to the people of Uganda. The United States earlier donated Moderna and another 1.6 million. Doses of Pfizer vaccines .
17:08
17:08

Floods, Vandals Destroy Schools in Bundibugyo as Re-opening Nears 7 4

Bundibugyo District Education Officer, John Byamukama told URN at his office that they have conducted an inspection in 30 schools in the district and found out that many of the schools have lost properties to thieves and suffered an invasion from local communities who have destroyed structures and turned school premises into grazing grounds.
16:42
16:42

Senior Police Officers On Spot as Col Nakalema Probes Kassanda Land Row 2 3

Machete-wielding men attacked a widow identified as Edry Nduhukire and her eight children on the night of October, 27, and unlawfully evicted them from their land. Although the victims reported the matter to the police, the suspect was not arrested. Instead, a developer later identified as David Mugume Rwabunyoro fenced off the said land.
16:18
16:18

Medics, Residents Appeal for Support to Construct Buikwe Health Centre III Buikwe HCIII 2 1

The Health Centre in charge Olivia Kato notes that their current location has very poor sanitary facilities, yet its location is not friendly because they have to endure dust during the dry season and flooding during the rainy season. As a result, she adds, they have lost medicines valued in millions of Shillings to such environmental hazards.
15:44
15:44

Doctors Guarded on Pending Strike after Countdown Elapsed Doctors' strike 2 1

The doctors who have for the previous two months been releasing a daily countdown on their social media spaces spelling out reasons why they will lay down their tools on November 6 have just voted in their new executive headed by Dr Samuel Oledo Odongo, a General Surgeon based at Kabale hospital.
15:36
15:36

Bukwo VHTs Lay Down Tools over Unpaid COVID-19 Allowances

Joseph Mongusho, one of the Village Health Teams members attached to Swam said that the government sent 466 million Shillings to Bukwo district of which 316 million Shillings was meant for allowances for Village Health Teams and Chairpersons, but they have not received any payment since July 2021.
15:05
15:05

Ministry Cancels Roko Contract as Crested Crane Institute Works Stall construction 2 1

Roko was contracted to construct the 11 billion Shillings two-floor expansion building in April 2018 and was expected to hand over the complete project in 2019. But, to date, construction is still ongoing, yet there is no clear explanation for the delays.
14:39
14:39

4.5 Million Learners Might Never Return to School -NPA 4

The report highlights that as the impacts of the recession triggered by COVID-19 hit families, many children may be forced out of school, into labour markets. Girls are likely to be much more affected than boys, with many forced into early marriage.
13:51
13:51

Collapse of Communal Security Systems Fueling Crime - RDCs 6

Kampala Resident City Commissioner Hud Hussein says that village leaders are expected to have active security committees, consisting of the secretary for defence, the chairman and the local defence units, a village register with particulars of all residents, and village identity cards.
12:42
12:42

Matany Hospital Needs UGX 900m for Intensive Care Unit 1 1

The hospital, located in Matany Town Council, Napak district was built 50 years ago at the request of the Comboni missionaries. It has since become the de facto regional referral facility for the population of Karamoja, an extremely remote region, with very poor health indicators. It also serves the neighbouring districts of Teso and West Kenya.
12:16
12:16

Uganda Cranes Steps Up Prep for Kenya, Mali Ties Coach micho 2 1

Uganda Cranes will host Kenya on November 11, 2021, at St Mary’s Stadium Kitende before visiting Mali on November 14
11:49
11:49

Floods Wreck Havoc in Kabarole District 3 4

The rains which started on Friday evening has left the area flooded, crop gardens have been washed away and homes are submerged. The road from Kabarole to Ntoroko district was also cut off as water found its way.
11:26
11:26

11 Suspects Arrested for Killing UPDF Soldier in Bar murder 1

The deceased was identified as Joseph Magoola who had been deployed to guard road construction equipment belonging to China Chongqing International Construction Company Limited- CICO, the company constructing the Hoima–Biiso-Butiaba-Wanseko road.
11:18
11:18

Body of 32-Year-Old Man Retrieved from R. Nyamwamba river nyamwamba 1 1

The deceased was identified as Semei Muthondi, a resident of Kihara Cell, Nyamwamba division in Kasese Municipality. His body was discovered by residents at the banks of the river.
11:07
11:07

COP26: A Call to End the War on Mother Nature 1 Top story

“We can’t continue to push nature into a corner and expect it to deliver. We want it to sequester carbon, to provide the buffers for the high storms and mangroves and to be the lungs of the world. But when we mess with nature, nature will send us these invoices in the forms of greater intensity storms, more fires, more heatwaves and more droughts”, the Executive Director of UNEP, Inger Andersen said on Saturday
09:08
09:08

We Must Tighten Accountability for Gov't medicines, Supplies- Ggoobi nms 5 1

Ggoobi noted that it is unacceptable for NMS to continue delivering essential medicines and supplies to health centres, general, regional, and national referral hospitals without demanding accountability for previous deliveries.
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