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15:29
15:29

UPDF Chopper Crash: Mechanical Fault Blamed 1 4

Major Peter Mugisa, the Mountain Division Spokesperson said that the helicopter which was being manned by two UPDF soldiers was on an operation when it developed a mechanical problem.
17:17
17:17

Ebola Outbreak: Kabarole District Issues Guidelines 2

The RDC said that the district has already tasked all Health Facilities in the district to put in place isolation centers where they can manage suspected patients before evacuating then to the main isolation center at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital.
13:37
13:37

Councilor Accuses Clinical Officer of Assault 1

Murungi told URN that he recieved a tip from patients at the facility indicating that there was no midwife to attend to expecting mothers and rushed to see what was going on.
09:56
09:56

Kabarole, PWDs Clash over Ownership of KADIPU Building 3 3 Top story

Rwiragira says that the building was rented out to various business people but the dividends are not helping the PWDs. He also notes that whereas the building is under the management of the union chairperson, he has not presented any audit report in the last three years.
11:54
11:54

Karangura Sub County Farmers Count Losses As Banana Disease Ravages Plantations 1 3

An infected plant starts by changing from green to black and hardens. The bananas lose taste if cooked. As the affected fruits continue to grow, sometimes the peel cracks causing scarring.
16:32
16:32

Kaboyo Secondary School Struggling to Teach Sciences over Lack of Laboratory 3 2

Besides lacking a laboratory, the school also doesn’t have a library, has limited teaching staff as well as poor infrastructure. Textbooks and laboratory equipment are kept in classrooms.
17:57
17:57

Hundreds Flock Fort Portal Mortuary to Identify Accident Victims 1 2

Many people can be seen gathering around the mortuary wailing and sobbing, attempting to gain access to the doorway. Hospital management at one time had to seek assistance from the UPDF personnel to manage the crowds.
09:28
09:28

Rwengaju Model Parish: Milk Cooler, Cold Room Lying idle 3Years After Installation 5 2

Farmers withdrew milk supply due to poor pay and abandoned the facility rendering it redundant. Ruhweza says that they have since handed over the milk cooler to a new cooperative, which they believe will run the facility more reliably.
08:39
08:39

Renovation of Ruteete Health Centre III Excites Residents 2 5

Susan Wakanyemebwa, the Secretary of Bank of Uganda and head of the Bank of Uganda outreach programs, said the Central bank is engaging in corporate social responsibility in all districts across the country where they have got branches.
14:37
14:37

Kabarole Authorities Query the Activities of Gold Exploration Firm 4 1

Marvin Mugara, the Kasenda Sub-county chief, says that he attempted to visit the gold exploration site to ascertain what was going but he was turned away and warned never to return without an appointment or question the activities.
08:11
08:11

Kabarole Man Hacks Mother to Death 1 1

Richard Mwesige, the Kichwamba Village LC I Chairperson, who reported the matter to the police, said he could not verify the root cause of the conflict between Kasoro and her mother which resulted in her death.
19:20
19:20

Leaders Concerned About Low Production Capacity of Mpanga Power Dam 3 2

The 18.0 MW power station was developed by Africa Energy Management Systems and construction began in 2007 at 30 Billion Shillings. It is linked to the national grid line through the main power station at Rugonjo in Kahunge town council, Kamwenge district.
07:55
07:55

Tea Growers: Absence of Regulations Affecting Quality Control 4 2 Top story

Amon Mirika, a tea grower in the Tooro region, says that although tea is the third-largest foreign exchange earner for Uganda after tourism and coffee, the government has failed to establish a platform to address the concerns that affect the sector through the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries.
19:38
19:38

Contractor Abandons Two Health Centres in Kabarole 2 4

At the beginning of the year, the district embarked on the construction of maternity wards at Nyabuswa Health Centre III, and Kitule Health Centre III at 1.2 Billion Shillings. However, the facilities were abandoned at the ground beam by Ken technical Services.
15:08
15:08

Uganda Technical College Kichwamba Commissions Three Oil and Gas Workshops 6 4

Silver Mukwasibwe, Principal Kichwamba College, says that they secured a loan of Shillings 8Billion from the World Bank to enable them erect three workshops for students targeting the Oil and gas sectors.
07:50
07:50

Tooro Kingdom Land's Minister Kateeba Succumbs to COVID-19 polly kateeba 1 1

The Kabarole District Speaker Timothy Ruhweza said its saddening for Tooro to lose such a man who was dedicated to safe guard Kingdom properties from self-seekers.
11:03
11:03

Leaders Call for More Breeding Centres for Endangered Species 2 1

The UWA Deputy Director Community Conservation, George Owoyesigire argued that even when the mandate of breeding endangered species is with Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre, UWEC, other centres can also be established in the country.
17:14
17:14

Kabarole Council Lifts Ban on Tooro Kingdom Anthem 1 1 Top story

The district leadership chose Busoro Sub County to host the new district headquarters. However, the decision sparked a serious dispute between the district and Kingdom.
14:16
14:16

Rwengaju Sub County Model Farmers Shun Milk Cooler 1 2

The cooler, which is located in Kidubuli village, was donated to the farmers by National Agricultural Advisory Services - Naads in 2020 after farmers requested for the machine to improve on the storage and marketing of their milk.
13:39
13:39

Lack of Veterinary Services Affecting Farming Activities in Rwengaju Model Sub County 1 4

Pelluce Kabarokole adds that they are getting less milk from their cows because they also lack extension services that would help them to overcome the problem.
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