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11:50
11:50

Kabarole Runs to NGOs for Support as Covid-19 Cases Soar Emmanuel Ainebyoona 1 Top story

Brian Kisembo, the Covid-19 Incident Manager in Kabarole and Fort Portal City says over 200 people have contracted the virus in the two areas even though 90 have since recovered. On Monday, the Ministry of Health confirmed 55 new cases in Kabarole, which is the highest number that has ever been recorded in the district.
14:43
14:43

Covid-19 Cases Overwhelm Kabarole District 1

Brian Kisembo, the COVID-19 Incident Manager in Kabarole, says that so far, five of the cases are at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital for management, while 18 have been asked to stay in their homes because the isolation centre is full.
11:44
11:44

Kabarole District Staff to Undergo Self-Quarantine social distancing

According to Brian Kisembo, the Incident Manager for COVID-19 in Kabarole, the total of confirmed cases in the district now stands at six.
16:24
16:24

Kabarole Receives 20,000 Face Masks for Learners Steven Asiimwe 1

Fort Portal Tourism City will get 9,000 that are to be distributed to 45 public and private schools, 30 of which are primary and 15 secondary.
13:58
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Kabarole to Use MP COVID19 Cash to Buy Relief Food for Teachers, Patients Margaret Muhanga 1 1

Kabarole Deputy Resident District Commissioner, Festus Bandeeba, says that they had initially planned to use the money to buy relief food for vulnerable people in the district. He says accounting officers in various Sub counties and town councils had already submitted lists of the beneficiaries but they were asked to deposit the money on the consolidated funds account.
13:00
13:00

Man Who Treated Bush War Fighters Demands UGX 1B Compensation ISO 4 3

“After the war, ISO promised to give Mr Mugisa 8 million shillings to enable him rehabilitate himself. However, up to now, this poor man has not yet received anything and he is now a laughing stock before the Movement detractors,” reads Jacob Asiimwe’s letter
16:07
16:07

Kichwamba Sub County Residents Protest High Water Tariffs 2

The residents say they are being made to pay 5,310 shillings per month for water that is not even metered.
10:31
10:31

Task Force in Tooro Struggling to Implement Covid-19 Directives 1 1

The task forces in Tooro say there are business operators especially bar and shop owners who are still operating in hiding which is undermining their efforts to prevent the spread of the deadly disease.
08:56
08:56

Bishop Kisembo Asks Gov't for Media Space Steven Asiimwe 1

In his statement about the outbreak dated March 20th, Bishop Kisembo notes that due to the presidential directive to close all places of worship, it is paramount that religious leaders virtually remain in contact with the Christians for comfort and spiritual guidance.
10:47
10:47

Fort Portal Supermaket Manager Arrested for Selling Donated Mama Kits Ruhandiika Street 1 2 Top story

Messach Byomuntura, the Research and Gender Officer at Rwenzori Anti-Corruption Coalition, who received the tip from the whistle blower, says it is illegal to sell things that have been donated to health centers and hospitals.
07:53
07:53

Kabarole District Council Passes Resolution for Special Attention to Learners with HIV Joseph Mashuhuko 1 3

During a council sitting held at the district headquarters in Kitumba on Wednesday, Kabarole district Chairman Richard Rwabuhinga argued that boarding schools lack special provisions for children living with HIV, which subjects them to stigma and discrimination.
12:56
12:56

Nyantabooma Health Center III Gets UGX 485 Million For Specialised Wards richard rwabuhinga 2 1

Currently, the health facility does not admit men, women, and children because of lack of the wards.Construction of the wards is expected to be completed in the next six months.
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One Tests Positive for Crimean-Congo Fever in Kabarole richard mugahi 2

According to Mugahi, they believe that the suspect was bitten by a tick, which had sucked blood from an infected animal. He says they have already sprayed all the animals in the victims village and sensitized residents against staying with animals in their houses.
07:32
07:32

Fort Portal Hospital Denies Students Internship Placement virika hospital 1

Nansamba says since the school is Catholic founded and not for profit, they refused to sign the MOU because the money and requirements needed cannot be raised by students who are already struggling to pay school fees.
17:04
17:04

King Oyo Joins Subjects in HIV/AIDS Awareness Run kingdom 2

Dr Richard Mugahi, the Kingdoms Health Minister, said that the proceeds from the run will go towards supporting programs meant to promote HIV awareness and prevention.
14:08
14:08

Hospital Accountant in Trouble for Extorting Money from Patients richard mugahi 1

Godliver Twinomugisha, the Officer in Charge of Criminal Investigations Department Fort portal Police Station, the duo was released on police bond.
14:51
14:51

Fort Portal Gets HIV/AIDS Knowledge Center driver 3 1

The centre will offer free HIV testing and Anti-retroviral therapy treatment, counselling, peer education, safe male circumcision; psychosocial support services; information on HIV, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Tuberculosis.
12:58
12:58

Mountains of the Moon University Offers Land for Heart Center fort portal 1

Last month, the Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng wrote to Richard Rwabuhinga, the LCV Kabarole District Chairperson asking for two acres of land where the centre will be built.
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Ebola Alert: Kabarole RDC Issues Guidelines on Crusades, Public Gatherings city council 1

Asiimwe said Kabarole, being one of the districts close to DRC where there is an Ebole outbreak, has already received logistics from government and World Health Organisation - WHO to prevent an outbreak
13:10
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Ministry of Health to Construct Regional Heart Centre in Kabarole 1 1

Last month, the Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng wrote to Richard Rwabuhinga, LCV District Chairperson asking for two acres of land where the centre will be built.
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