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19:01
19:01

Farmers in Nwoya Struggle to Protect Gardens from Stray Elephants 1 2

John Michael Acire, a farmer in Tangi Village disclosed that together with his households they have now decided to sleep in the garden and endure the colds of the nights to drive away from the elephants from further destruction on their farmlands.
18:52
18:52

Experts Call For Investment In New Tuberculosis Vaccine 1 3 Top story

Currently, there is only one vaccine in existence against TB—the BCG vaccine—which was first administered on July 18, 1921.
18:44
18:44

3,000 Miss COVID-19 Relief Cash in Lira City 5

Tom Richard Okello, the Lira City Community Development Officer says that the 3,000 people could not be registered because their names were entered into the system after it had reached its maximum allocated number. According to Okello, Lira City was given a target of only 9,565 beneficiaries.
17:21
17:21

Cheptegei, Kiplimo Head Uganda’s Olympics Long Distances Team jacob kiplimo 1 2

Uganda has assembled a team of over 10 long distance led by the two star athletes. Besides Jochua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo, the team comprises Albert Chemutai 3,000M Steeplechase, Peruth Chemutai 3,000M – St’chase, Esther Chebet (10,000M), Steven Kissa(10,000M), Stella Chesang (5,000M), Sarah Chelengat (5,000M), Benjamin Kiplagat (3,000M St’chase), Racheal Zena Chebet (1,0000M), Oscar Chelimo (5,000M).
17:20
17:20

Lugogo Mall Appeals to Nakawa RCC Over Threats to Close Shoprite 2 3

According to Mark, the facility complies with all the Standard Operating Procedures, adding that even the vehicles using their parking space are authorized to be on the road by the Works and Transport Ministry.
17:16
17:16

Iron Bar Hitmen Kill Kyambogo College Teacher 1 2

Naboth Mpeirwe, a Biology and Chemistry teacher was reportedly attacked by a group of thugs at the baseball Court of Kyambogo University who had the intention of robbing him. However, during the scuffle, he was hit with a blunt object on the head which left him unconscious.
16:09
16:09

Pakwach Health Centre IV Struggling to Treat Patients Due to Shortage of Oxygen oxygen shortage 2 2

The health facility which receives patients from parts of Nwoya, Nebbi and the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC is operating on a single oxygen cylinder which is also shared by at least three patients in the ICU daily.
15:50
15:50

Cattle Thefts Rock Districts Despite Curfew, FMD Quarantine Restrictions 1 3

In Nakasongola and Luwero districts, at least 96 heads of cattle have been stolen during curfew since it was revised in June this year. In Lyantonde 67 animals in Lyantonde, 54 and 40 thefts were registered in Lango and Sebie sub-regions respectively in June.
15:30
15:30

Entebbe Hospital Stuck With Unclaimed Body of COVID-19 Victim 1

Beatrice Adong Olim, the Senior Administrator Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, said that "we thought that we would get her personal details with time as she receives treatment. But we were not able to because she became critical and was on oxygen when she succumbed to the disease."
14:08
14:08

480,000 Registered for Covid-19 Relief As Deadline Nears 3 1

Paul Onapa, the National Programme Manager Youth Livelihood Programme at the Ministry of Gender says deadline for data entry set by Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja is tomorrow.
13:51
13:51

PWDs in Busia Storm RDC's Office Demanding Relief Cash 2 4

The PWDs argue that they were not included on the list of vulnerable people supposed to benefit from the relief cash.
13:37
13:37

Reveler Shot Dead in Natete Bar Brawl AIGP Edward Ochom 3 1

Owoyesigyire says detectives from Natete Police station visited the scene and recovered two bullets cartridges from a pistol and unspecified items from the deceased's vehicle as part of the exhibits in the ongoing investigations.
12:47
12:47

ICUs Lack Experts to Operate Equipment - MPs Told 1 4

In a 2019 report by Dr Patience Atumanya from Makerere University College of Health Sciences, called Assessment of the current capacity of intensive care units in Uganda; the country had only 55 functional beds in 12 ICUs amid a glaring shortage of specialists to run the units.
12:31
12:31

Kaabong Hospital Sinking in Wetland Ministry of Health 1 3

According to the hospital management, NFA has asked the district leadership to identify an alternative to swap with the one hosting the facility. The hospital management has since closed the theater, stores and old mortuary because many of the buildings are sinking.
12:14
12:14

Gulu City Gets UGX 201m for COVID-19 Fight gulu city council 1 2

Alfred Okwonga, the Gulu City Mayor says the 51.2 million shillings is part of 201.2 million shillings’ supplementary budget meant for COVID -19 interventions in Gulu City and that it shall be spent under Health Department.
11:27
11:27

Health Worker Arrested for Alleged Theft of Hospital Beds 1

Mzee Obbo Oketch, the Nagongera town council LC V councilor, accused the suspect of not only stealing medical equipment but also mining stones as well as cutting trees within the health facility.
10:32
10:32

Mbale District Executive Finally Approved Amidst Protests from Councilors 1 6

Charity Martha Lutoto, the Female Youth District Councilor accused the chairperson of biased appointments for alleged failure to appoint someone to his executive from Bungokho South Constituency, which prompt her to shun the meeting.
09:13
09:13

Arua City Taskforce Decries Loopholes in Home Based Care of COVID-19 Patients 4 1 Top story

Dr. Filbert Nyeko, the Director of Arua Regional Referral Hospital, says that the management of patients placed under home-based especially in poor families is challenging due to congestion in homes and poor structures.
08:40
08:40

Wakiso District Councilors Return "Little" Monthly Allowance 5 1

Speaking at a press conference at Rock gardens in Wakiso on Wednesday, Abasi Kanamwanja, the Ndejje ward councillor, said that they received communication from the technical wing via Watsapp informing them that they had posted Shillings 100,000 on their accounts.
07:55
07:55

Lockdown Hits Kasese Salt Business Katwe Salt Mining 3 1 Top story

Catherine Mbahimba, the principal town Clerk Katwe Kabatooro town council, says the delivery of services in the town council is likely to be affected because of low revenue collections. She says they were collecting fees from each motorcycle and vehicle transporting salt, which has reduced due to the inter-district travel restrictions.
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