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14:03
14:03

Buikwe Registers Surge in Malaria Cases 4 1

At Nkokonjeru Health Center II, the In-charge, Tatilista Nambalirwa, says 682 out of the 1031 patients they recieved in the last quarter tested positive for malaria. She explains that 85 percent of the malaria case were children below five years while 15 out of the 65 women who turned up for antenatal tested positive for malaria.
07:57
07:57

Relatives Blame Hospital Over Death of Ngogwe Parish Lay Leader 1 Top story

Sserwadda’s son Regan Walugembe, says that they carried their father from the hospital since doctors had pronounced him dead. He explains that at about 5 pm on Tuesday while at home, they could feel some slight pulse from his father’s body despite the fact that people had started gathering upon hearing the sad news of his demise.
16:16
16:16

Leaders Protest Closure of Community School in Buikwe 2 1

The school was closed last week by the District Education Inspection team for lacking at least 80 per cent of the requirements recommended to all schools operating in the district. These include textbooks, professional teachers, sanitation facilities, and enough classrooms.
09:03
09:03

Kiyindi Water Project Stalls Over Compensation Woes 2 1

According to the plan, the contractor was expected to construct a water pump station at Gimbo village in Kiyindi town council. However, 14 residents have declined to surrender their land for the project citing meagre compensation.
18:02
18:02

VHT Stuck with 13-Year-Old Girl Impregnated by Her Father 3

The girl was ejected out of her home, by her own mother, a week ago upon learning that her father was responsible for her three months pregnancy. The girl then wandered from her parent's home in Kitula to the neighbouring village of Bubira-Kalumbya where she was picked up by Resty Namaganda, a member of the Village Health Team.
16:18
16:18

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

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.
08:29
08:29

Buikwe Village Teams Advocacy Train to End Early Child Pregnancies 1 3

According to Buikwe Deputy Education Officer Joyce Nalubega, the champions of advocacy at villages are going to monitor as well as engage parents and children emphasizing the high chances of missing returning to schools due to early pregnancies, dangers of child labour, indecent dressing and peer influence.
13:14
13:14

Taxi Operators Create Illegal Stages Near District Boundaries 2 1

To stop taxis crossing from Mukono to Buikwe, the police have mounted a roadblock at Kikondo-Namagunga. Another has been set up at Buyira-Nkokonjeru to block movements connecting to Katosi road.
14:06
14:06

Over 300 People In Buikwe Out in the Cold Following Heavy Rains Buikwe District 4 4 Top story

According to the residents, the heavy rains destroyed about 30 houses and three classroom blocks at Matale government primary school and a church. About 20 other houses are on the verge of collapsing.
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