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22:19
22:19

Kwania District Gets UGX 200m for Construction of Administration Block 1 2

However, the multibillion admin block construction being undertaken by Oryem-Can Co. Ltd, had stalled for five months after the commencement of the project due to lack of money.
20:20
20:20

Regional CECAFA U-23 Championship Postponed 1

“But following a meeting that took place today and also attended by seven General Secretaries from CECAFA Member Associations via zoom, it was decided that the competition is postponed by two weeks” reads press release
17:57
17:57

Proposed Construction of Drainage Channel at Pece Stream Fails to Start wetlands 1 1

In 2017, a report by the Ministry of Water and Environment on disasters mapped Gulu City among the areas in Northern Uganda, which are potentially prone to floods. As a result, the former Gulu Municipal Council recommended the widening of the banks of Pece Stream and secured the funding from Fichtner, two years ago.
16:40
16:40

Pader IFMS Breaks Down Few Days to the End of Financial Year

Obwoya Fearless Oyat, the Pader District LC V chairperson, says that no money will return to the national treasury because their staff have done their best amidst the breakdown of IFMS.
16:13
16:13

Fear in Kitgum as Crocodiles Invade Community Valley Dam 3

The area LCI Chairperson Denis Ongom says residents have on several occasions seen the reptiles in the morning and evening hours on the banks of the community valley dam basking in the sun for hours before going back into the dam.
14:48
14:48

Lockdown: Food Requests Overwhelm LCs in City Slums 6 Top story

Darwin Ssebaduka, the LC I chairperson Kitamanyangamba village Kagugube Parish in Kampala central division, expressed fears that some of his voters might die of hunger before COVID-19 kills them if the government continues delaying the disbursement of the relief support.
14:45
14:45

Isolated in the Bush, Makerere Student Burns Charcoal to Keep Warm 3 3

After the family isolated Odeke in the forest, he resorted to charcoal burning as his exercise and therapy in the bush. Staying under the tamarind tree as his home, he started cutting logs for his exercise and sweating while burning gave him warmth.
13:07
13:07

Incomplete Lubowa International Specialized Hospital Starts Recruiting Workers Ministry of Health 1 1

The Management of the International Specialized hospital Uganda (ISHU) Lubowa has started recruiting medical workers and specialists.
13:03
13:03

COVID-19 Restrictions Frustrate Lady Dove's Preparations for CAF Champions League Lady doves 1 3 Top story

Lady Doves are the champions of the 2021 FUFA Women Super League. They emerged champions after defeating UCU Lady Cardinals 2-1 in the finals played at the FUFA Technical Centre in Njeru on May 05 2021.
13:01
13:01

Sironko Farmers Stuck with Produce after Weekly Markets Suspension 6

The buyers come from South Sudan, Gulu, Arua and Central Uganda to renown weekly markets like Mutufu, Gombe, Salalira, Buteza and Bugusege but since the closure of the markets, the farmers have failed to sell off the produce leading to losses.
12:35
12:35

Minister Directs RDC to Beat-up Violators of COVID-19 Guidelines 1

‘’Bwana RDC just Beat them if they are not listening I am speaking this as a co-chair of the national enforcement team nationally, do not allow them to cause us distress. Yesterday when I was coming, I found Petete trading center full of people including children as if there is no lockdown, “she said.
11:34
11:34

Kapchorwa CAO Succumbs to COVID-19 2 1 Top story

Kapchorwa District LC V Chairperson, Evelyn Kubalika, says that the CAO tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday last week. She explains that when Kandole felt unwell, he decided to self-isolate but his condition deteriorated on Friday and was rushed to Mbale Regional Hospital where he was put on oxygen.
10:55
10:55

Bumusse Irrigation Scheme Boosts Vegetable Growing in Manafwa 3 1 Top story

Gideon Nate Israel, a caretaker, pump operator and farmer, says the irrigation scheme has improved their livelihoods since it started in 2018. He says that before the scheme started, he used to grow cabbages and tomatoes, which would fetch him less than Shillings 900,000 in a year, which had three seasons.
10:08
10:08

MOH Directs Contractor to Fix Defects at Entebbe National Isolation Centre Within Ten Days 7 3 Top story

Patrick Rubongoya, the project manager and Frank Lutalo, one of the engineers from BMK Uganda Ltd led a team on a guided tour of the facility. The team wanted to ascertain whether the contractor (BMK Uganda Ltd) has completed the works in accordance with the contract specifications.
09:14
09:14

Security Launches Crackdown On Cargo Vehicles Violating Restrictions 2

Kitgum Resident district Commissioner, William Komakech, says the move follows reports that some cargo trucks and pickups have evolved into passenger service vehicles. While announcing the second lockdown, president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni banned both private and public transport with the exception of cargo trucks and pickups.
08:49
08:49

Ntoroko Constitutes Health Facility Rapid Response Teams As Covid-19 Cases Surge 1 3

Patrick Ajuna, the Ntoroko District Health Officer, says that the intervention follows an upsurge in COVID-19 cases registered in the district yet residents are still reluctant to observe the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs.
08:26
08:26

Bulumbi Sub-county Share Water Sources With Animals 3 5

Alex Ngolobe Musana, one of the residents says that it has become costly to manage his home due to rampant water-borne diseases affecting his family members. He reveals that he spends not less than Shillings 50,000 to treat the more than 15 family members each time they develop stomach complications because of drinking dirty water.
07:55
07:55

Expectant Mothers Shun Health Facilities as COVID-19 Cases Surge Ministry of Health 4

Dr. Moses Ebong, the Kwania District Health Officer says that since the government declared the lockdown to contain the second wave of COVID-19, the number of people seeking medical services has dropped.
07:35
07:35

Police Kill 12-Year-Old in Butaleja While Enforcing Curfew 3 1 Top story

Butaleja Resident District Commissioner, Stanley Bayoole told URN on the phone that the shooting was prompted by unruly and rowdy traders who were adamant about the curfew time. He says that rowdy residents pelted police officers with stones prompting them to open fire.
07:13
07:13

Gulu Taskforce Designates Awach Health Centre IV Holding Centre for COVID-19 Patients (COVID-19) in Gulu 1

Richard Watmon, the former Paibona Sub County LC 3 Chairperson has welcomed the move, saying that once people shunned Paibona Health Centre III after a nursing assistant tested positive for the disease yet he was mingling with patients.
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