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11:29
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Wakiso Residents Grapple with Water Scarcity Wakiso district 3 1

Residents are complaining about constant piped water outages, cost of buying water and the distance travelled to get fresh water in Wakiso district.
11:35
11:35

Garbage Collection Company Accused of Poor Waste Disposal garbage dumping 4 1

Several residents in areas along Kiteezi – Kabaga road have raised concerns about the trucks which dump garbage along the roads and near their homes. The most affected villages include Nameere, Kizingiza, Lusanja, Kiteezi, Kabaga and Kabwoko.
14:15
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Residents Neighboring Kiteezi Landfill Decry Flooding 3 1

Yokaana Kabunga, a resident of Kabuwoko village says the flooding stems from the garbage that has extended to people’s property.
07:57
07:57

Palm Leaves Vendor Shares Experience on Sales During Lockdown 1 2

The Christian feast comes just a week before Easter, to commemorate Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem. Over the years, Palm leaves have been used to simulate events in Jerusalem where Jesus’ path was covered in palm fronds before his arrest on Holy Thursday and his crucifixion on Good Friday.
12:22
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COVID-19 Pandemic; How Different Christians Denominations Will Celebrate Easter Churches of Uganda 1 Top story

Because of the pandemic, Pope Francis has issued a decree titled “In time of Covid-19 (II)” stipulating how each day of the Easter Triduum will be observed.
20:24
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Artists, Opinion Leaders 'Add Rhythm' to Fight Against COVID-19 5 2 Top story

In some of the lyrics, artists, both local and international are seeking to lift the spirits of persons fighting a disease, whose genesis, mutation, management and treatment, remains strange to mankind. Some of them carry a spiritual message, so powerful at a time of self-isolation, quarantine and social distancing in response to the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
11:47
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Wakiso Health Officials Raise Concern Over Stone Quarry Sites injury 5 1

Dr Paul Zirimala, the officer in- charge of Wakiso Health IV, notes that the most conditions registered from the sites over the last months has been Hernia. Dr Zirimala says that on average they have been performing five to seven hernia surgeries on patients working from the quarry sites.
15:58
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Towns in Wakiso Lacking Public Toilets Wakiso District 5 1

Michel Ssenoga, operating in Kira town, says lack of public toilets has forced some people in the municipality to resort to desperate means of disposing their waste like defecating in open areas, incomplete buildings and street corridors.
11:30
11:30

Heavy Deployment at Bobi Wine's Home, One Love Beach 1 3 Top story

The Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says police have received information that despite police decision to stop the show, Bobi Wine had decided to proceed with the illegal concert. Onyango says as result, police took a bold decision to block Bobi Wine from leaving his home to prevent him from committing crime.
07:40
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Buganda Subjects Urged to Promote Community Service among Youngsters Kabaka Mutebi 3 1

Community service, locally known as Bulungi Bwansi, is one of the Kiganda traditions aimed at encouraging voluntary community involvement in keeping the environs clean. However, with time, the tradition has been fading away.
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Pictorial: The 2019 National Scouts Camp ground

This year's camp was organised under the theme; “Living by the scout promise and law”. St Geralds Secondary School Nyakibaale became the overall winners for this year in the secondary school category followed by Rukungiri Primary Teachers College boys.
11:23
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Pilgrims Advised to Undergo Medical Check Before Trekking to Namugongo medical check up 3 1

West Buganda Diocesan Bishop Henry Katumba Tamale says that this will avert reports of any kind of sickness or death that might arise out of the poor health of pilgrims. He says that a medical check will help to ascertain whether a person will endure the conditions on the road and be able to walk long distances.
13:24
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Lusanja Eviction Victims Petition Gov’t to Expedite Compensation medard kiconco 4 1

Joyce Nabukenya, a victim and mother of four, says that although they were given a green light to reconstruct their houses, they lack funds due to the losses suffered when they were evicted.
13:41
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Doom, Gloom Portray Lifestyles of Prisoners' Children mistreatment 7 1

Ellen Eva Ssuubi, the Executive Director of Wells of Hope, a Non-Government Organization that looks after prisoners children says that in the absence of parents and caregivers, most of these children are left to face lifes challenges at an early age, driving them out of school into child Labour, early marriages, and sometimes, prostitution.
11:50
11:50

Police Seal Off One Love Beach 1 Top story

Bobi Wine condemned the Police decision to block his concert, saying it is affecting several innocent people. I know very well these police officers are being used and dont like what they are doing because they studied the law and dont appreciate being forced to break the law.
18:42
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Wakiso Floods: Police Recovers Three Victims, Two Bodies encroachers 2 1 Top story

Residents have admitted being the root cause of the problem. Alex Mulindwa, a resident of Matuga, says the damage would have been minimal if residents hadnt reclaimed wetlands.
13:11
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Thousands Gather for Kyarenga Concert 1

More than 3,000 supporters have so far arrived at the beach. Security is heavily deployed and every person is subjected to thorough body checks at the entrance.
07:50
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Care Givers to Prisoner's Children Cry for Support 9

Ellen Eva Ssuubi, the Executive Director Wells of Hope, says although parents might have committed crimes but their children remain innocent and shouldnt be left to suffer because of what their parents did.
11:27
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12-year-old Drowns in Pool on Boxing Day

A child lost his life on Boxing Day at a hotel in Bweyogerere. The 12-year-old child lost his life in a swimming pool accident. He has been identified as Abubaker Ssekirembe.
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