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14:03
14:03

Buikwe Registers Surge in Malaria Cases 1 4

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.
18:15
18:15

Cutting Electric Poles, Stealing Wires Strangling Business, Homelife in Nyenga 1 2

Nyenga Division Vice Chairperson Charles Bobo says they reported the matter to concerned authorities though have never received any response, adding that businesses in the area are currently struggling.
08:33
08:33

Frustration as Unknown People Mark Resident’s Land in Njeru for Road Expansion 2 5

According to the residents, unidentified people came to their land and started marking it without identifying themselves or even telling them their mission. Molly Nankabirwa, one of the residents, says that she saw people measuring her land and planting mark stones without introducing themselves or even telling her why they are on her land.
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.
16:52
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Fishing Communities Form Local Committees to Regulate, Limit Passenger Boats 2 1 Top story

Bernard Mwebe, the LC I Chairperson of the Kiyindi landing site, says that the committee comprises five people, three of whom are tasked with examining the status and condition of the boat, the weight of the commodities loaded on the boat whereas the other two are tasked with sensitizing people about safety on the water.
17:22
17:22

Najja Sub-county Piped Water Contractor Replaced over Persistent Delays 1 2

Authorities claim the contractor abandoned the project at foundation level leading to wastage of the already procured materials such as sand, stones, pipes and bricks. The contractor also failed to compensate residents whose two plots of land are supposed to accommodate the scheme.
16:26
16:26

Buikwe Residents Chase away Custodian Board Officials from Land Boundary Opening Mission DAPCB 1 3

The land on which they were trying to carry out boundary opening used to belong to a departed Indian Damuje Laston Boan who was once a famous coffee farmer before the expulsion of Asians by President Idi Amin’s government in August 1972.
14:58
14:58

Eight Survive Major Accident Along Kampala- Jinja Highway 1

A GM trailer was trying to access the factory premises when a bus UAL 202R Isuzu that was heading to Kampala from Jinja knocked the trailer and it overturned.
13:22
13:22

Fishermen Seek Changes in Fisheries and Aquaculture Bill 4 1

Stanley Wadimba, a fisherman at Buvuma says the bill is aimed at amplifying the brutality of people depending on the lake. He wonders why fishermen with expired licenses should be arrested, detained, and charged before the court at the same time and the boat impounded.
07:49
07:49

Parents Face Arrest for Keeping School-Going Children Home-Muyingo Lugazi Diocese 1 2

Muyingo says that he has received reports in his office of many parents who are still failing to return children to schools reportedly due to lack of school fees and scholastic materials. He said this is unacceptable, at a time when the government is providing universal Primary and secondary education.
17:32
17:32

Vendors Abandon Lugazi Central Market over Insecurity 3 3

The market was commissioned by President Yoweri Museveni, in December 2020. It is one of the modern markets that were constructed under the Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Programme Project-2 (MATIP-II), which was financed by the African Development Bank (AfDB).
16:16
16:16

Leaders Protest Closure of Community School in Buikwe 1 2

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.
08:12
08:12

Over 50 Households Risk Eviction for Encroaching on Kisisita Forest Reserve 4 1

The National Forestry Authority-NFA and Buikwe district authorities embarked on the boundary reopening exercise following a public outcry on the forest depletion by settlers, farmers, charcoal dealers and timber traders
09:03
09:03

Kiyindi Water Project Stalls Over Compensation Woes 1 2

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.
09:41
09:41

Fishermen Accuse FPU Officers of Bribery 3 2

The fishermen pinned the duo during a public meeting convened by the State Minister in charge of the Office of the Vice President, Diana Mutasingwa following a public outcry on bribery.
16:03
16:03

Landlord Moves to Reclaim Nkokonjeru Market, Taxi Park Over Arrears 1 3 Top story

Led by Edward Lule, the family members claim that the town council leased the land hosting the market from their father in 2006 on condition that they will pay Shillings 300,000 monthly in ground rent.
18:00
18:00

Avoid Loan Sharks and Go to Micro Finance Support Center Instead -Minister 3

The State Minister for Cooperatives, says since Lugazi transporters have a registered cooperative, they should resort to taking loans from micro finance support center to avoid walking on tenterhooks of loan sharks.
09:04
09:04

Sugarcane Transporters, Out Growers Protest Unfair Trade Practices 4 2

According to Kakembo, they are now working below average yet they invest a lot in transporting the sugarcanes. He wants the government to set a price ceiling for sugarcane so that they can recover their money.
12:50
12:50

Buikwe Head Teachers Advised to Revive School Demonstration Gardens 1 2

Buikwe District Senior Education Officer Joyce Nalubega says that the schools abandoned the gardens when schools were closed following the outbreak of covid-19.
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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.
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