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15:17
15:17

Gulu Embarks on Campaign Against Neglected Tropical Diseases Ministry of Health 3

Dr William Onyai, the District Health Educator revealed that the population in Gulu District and Gulu City continues to register cases of intestinal worms; river blindness, elephantiasis, flurry worms, bilharzia and lymphatic filariasis among others.
20:22
20:22

Wildlife Crime Putting Human Health at Risk - Report 1 Top story

The Wildlife Crime Report 2020, which was released this afternoon points out that the poachers have increasingly threatened pangolins, birds, turtles, tigers and bears which are poached from their natural habitat, butchered and sold illegally.
11:41
11:41

Irregular Compensation Delays Palm Oil Project in Buvuma District BOPL 3 1

Despite claims by national oil palm project that the compensation was completed, some residents are still hesitant to vacate claiming that their land and properties were poorly evaluated and want their land resurveyed.
14:30
14:30

Floods Force Hundreds Out of Their Homes in Lamwo 3

Roeslyn Acan, the Te-Yaa Village Vice chairperson, says apart from submerging over 135 houses, several roads are also cut off affecting the movement of residents.
17:41
17:41

Building Collapses at Uganda-DRC Border, Kills Scores 1

More than 30 bodies and several injured people have been pulled from the rubble. According to available information, about 50 others are still unaccounted for.
16:26
16:26

Buvuma Residents Live in Fear of Landslides 3 4 Top story

Small streams originating from higher grounds run through Bukindi village and drain into Lake Victoria, which is about 2 kilometers away.
11:28
11:28

Tororo Flood Victims Struggling to Cope 4 1

The Camp Chairperson, Jowali Wabire says that they are faced with numerous challenges ranging from food shortage to lack of mosquito nets and increasing cases of rape and defilement.
08:00
08:00

Two-Year-Old Drowns in Water Channel child drowns 2 2 Top story

Mumbere’s grandfather, Mark Expedito told URN that deceased’s body was recovered 1km away from where he drowned from. He suspects that the minor tried to play in the waters and was washed away.
07:45
07:45

Primate Mauls 11-Months-Old Boy in Nwoya 1 Top story

According to Muluwe, the baboon entered their barracks in the morning while they were attending the routine parade and attacked the infant killing him instantly. He says rangers later pursued the primate and killed it.
14:22
14:22

Serere Fish Farmers Counting Losses as Water Submerges Ponds 1 1

More than 30 fishponds built by government through Operation Wealth Creation, Youth Livelihood and other programs have been submerged in Kadungulu, Bugondo, Labor, Pingire and Kateta Sub Counties.
21:25
21:25

Lake Victoria Water Levels Receding-Water Ministry 3

Water levels across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania increased drastically, from 12 meters in October 2019 to 13.48 meters in May 2020, the highest level ever recorded in 50 years.
11:27
11:27

Kyampisi Sub County Residents Bitter Over Quarrying Activities Stone Quarry 5 3

The stone quarry in the area belongs to China Communications Company. The company sells the blasted stones to road factories and road construction companies.
16:38
16:38

Three Bodies Retrieved from River Mubuku drowned 1 3

The three have been identified as Kabugho Jenness, 50, Masika Enid, 38, and Biira Michelle, 9, all residents of Kiryango village, Bugoye sub-county in Kasese district. Another minor identified as Biira Mackline, 7, is still missing.
10:53
10:53

Two Drown in Lake Bunyonyi 2 2

According to Robert Ndyomugabe, one of the survivors, they were sailing near Karambo landing site when the canoe lost control and capsized. He says that the boat could have capsized as a result of the strong waves.
17:31
17:31

Entebbe Zoo Seeks 15Bn UGX to Take Care of Animals lockdown 1 1

The Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre (Entebbe Zoo) says it needs up to 15 billion shillings to take care of animals and maintain scientists.
16:18
16:18

NFA Stuck With 70,000 Tree Seedlings UNHCR

The seedlings were donated to NFA Gulu branch in October last year by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees-UNHCR to be distributed to refugees and their host communities in Lamwo and Adjumani districts.
11:57
11:57

Wakiso District Starts Demarcation of Wetlands 7

The exercise will involve resurveying wetland boundaries by planting trees and erecting pillars. More than 1,000 trees have so far been planted in Simbamannyo wetland Magogo parish.
10:53
10:53

Water Shortage Hits Five Villages in Apac District 3 1

The boreholes broke down six months ago forcing residents to share water with animals from swamps and streams.
13:13
13:13

Busia Villages Struggle to Get Clean Water 4 1

Sireka Village Chairperson John Wejuli says that the residents have since resorted to collecting water from streams that are contaminated with chemicals used in gold mining.
11:54
11:54

Kayunga Leaders Seek Help to Rescue Residents in Flooded Areas river ssezibwa 1 2

Fred Ssembajwe, one of the affected residents says he is dismayed by the government’s failure to relocate them despite persistent pleas for help. Ssembajwe says they are stuck with nowhere to go, and no one to help.
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