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14:55
14:55

HIV Patients Want Restrictions on Transport Relaxed ARVs 5

The patients contend that some of them stay far away from health facilities and restricting their movements tantamount to the terminating their lives. Immaculate Nyambugu, one of the persons living with HIV says that several patients have abandoned treatment as a result of the restrictions because they cannot easily walk to the health facilities.
13:02
13:02

Hoima School of Nursing Turned into Isolation Centre isolation center 2 2

Samuel Kisembo, the Hoima Resident District Commissioner-RDC who also doubles as the Hoima District COVID-19 Taskforce Chairperson says they have decided to use Hoima School of nursing and Midwifery premises to accommodate COVID-19 suspects.
12:58
12:58

Over 1000 Shops Closed in Hoima Town UPDF 1 Top story

A combined team of Police officers and Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers stormed Hoima town around 9:30am this morning and closed several shops in the town center. They closed shops in Hoima Bus/Taxi parks.
12:26
12:26

Bunyoro Live stock Farmers Hit-Hard by Market Closure livestock markets 3 1 Top story

Benon Mugisa, a herdsman in Buseruka in Hoima district, says life has become extremely difficult for them now that they cannot sell animals since they no longer access markets.
13:22
13:22

Four COVID-19 Isolation Units Established at Hoima Hospital corona virus 1

Hoima Resident District Commissioner-RDC Samuel Kisembo who doubles as the Chairperson of the Coronavirus task force committee for Hoima district told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that the district is taking precautionary measures to ensure that any detected cases are controlled before spreading the virus in the community.
12:49
12:49

Government Relaxes Directive on Suspension of Fishing on Lake Albert corona virus 1 1

Last week the District Security Committee in Hoima and Kikuube districts suspended all fishing activities on the lake Albert waters, as a measure to control the spread of Corona virus disease COVID-19.
11:25
11:25

Fishermen Protest Suspension of Fishing Activities on Lake Albert Lake Albert waters 3 1

The security committee unanimously resolved that fishing on Lake Albert be suspended for 32 days, in line with a partial lockdown that was announced by Presidet Yoweri Museveni last week. The commitee observed that some Ugandan fishermen cross to the Democratic Republic of Congo and mix freely with communities on the other side, before crossing back to Uganda, which posses a risk of contracting the virus.
14:07
14:07

Omukama Iguru Rallies Banyoro to Safe Gaurd Against COVID-19 1 1

In a speech read for him by Andrew Byakutaga, the Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom prime minister on Friday, the Omukama tasked the people of bunyoro sub region to strongly embrace the hand washing strategy being emphasized by the government saying it is crucial as far as guarding against the deadly virus is concerned.
16:43
16:43

COVID-19: Financial Institutions Cry Foul corona virus 2

Gerald Mugisha, the Manager Equity Bank Hoima branch says government should consider the financial institutions as the directives on corona virus are being implemented adding that most of the clients could use this chance to completely default.
15:09
15:09

COVID-19: Fishing on Lake Albert Suspended security committee 1

Samuel Kisembo, the Hoima Resident District Commissioner-RDC who is also caretaking Kikuube says they unanimously agreed that fishing on Lake Albert should be suspended for 32 days.
10:22
10:22

Two Armed Thugs Shot Dead in Hoima

The yet unidentified thugs were shot dead on Monday night in Lusaka Kahoora Division Hoima Municipality.
12:13
12:13

Bunyoro Kingdom Parliament Sitting Suspended COVID -19 outbreak 2 2

Moses Atuha, the Clerk to Council Bunyoro Kitara Parliament, says that the kingdom has decided to suspend all parliamentary sittings until further notice following the President’s directive.
15:36
15:36

Hoima Leaders to Institute Committee to Verify Tobacco Farmers President Museveni 1

Last year, President Yoweri Museveni promised to Compensate more than 1,300 tobacco farmers after the tobacco buying companies failed to meet their contractual obligation to pay them.
16:53
16:53

Hoima Residents Threaten to Boycott NRM Primaries Over Missing Registers Villages 4

James Kiriti, a resident of Kigorobya Sub county, says denying them a chance to register as NRM party members is a big mistake that could deny them chance to elect leaders of their choice.
15:25
15:25

Buliisa Health Workers Resume Ebola Screening 1

On Tuesday morning, the Buliisa District Health Officer, Dr. Nelson Naisye, said the health workers have resumed work after receiving their payment from the Health Ministry. He says the health workers are screening people at Wanseko, Walukuba and Somsio.
11:30
11:30

Bunyoro Residents Demand Intensified Coronavirus Awareness Campaigns 4 2

Dan Nkwasibye, a resident of Ketebere landing site in Kagadi district that borders DR Congo says no major efforts are being put in place in the area to curtail the possible outbreak of the disease despite the influx of Congolese in the area who are not screened.
15:11
15:11

Four Family Members Killed in Hoima Accident 3 4

The accident occurred around 10am on Saturday when a Subaru Legacy registration Number SSD 812AW belonging to Clive Ninsiime, the Officer Charge of Oil and Gas attached to Kabaale International airport rammed into the four family members who were crossing the road.
19:29
19:29

Motorcycle Number Plates Found Dumped in Hoima Swamp Motorcycles 2 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson says the thugs could have feared to be tracked by security operatives and decided to dump them in the swamp.
15:16
15:16

Hoima Muncipal Officials Shun Signing MoU With District on Construction of Stadium Hoima Boma ground 1

The MoU was scheduled to have been signed on Tuesday but officials from the Municipality did not show up although the district officials attended.
12:26
12:26

Slow Pace of Oil Activities Hurts Hotel Businesses Oil and gas 4

The government initially hoped that the first oil would come out in 201. But the deadlines have since been changed six times to 2022. However, this all awaits the pronouncement of Final the Investment Decision –FID. The same pronouncement will open Uganda to possible investments in the oil and gas sector.
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