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21:57
21:57

NWSC Faults Road Contractors for Exposing Sewer Lines area 1 2

Agnes Atwooki, the NSWC Jinja area Principal Public Relations Officer told URN that Jinja, one of the country’s oldest towns, had heavy capacity underground sewerage lines. However, over time, road contractors have left the lines leaking without making any attempts to refurbish them after completing their road works.
21:43
21:43

Soroti Medics Deliver Baby Implanted in the Liver Soroti District 2 1

Ideally, the egg travels down the fallopian tube to the womb, when it is fertilized. But Florence Anabo, a 23-year-old mother from Amuria district developed an intrahepatic pregnancy, a rare condition when her embryo implanted itself in the liver.
20:09
20:09

Mityana Central Division Boss Faults IFMS Tool for Poor Service Delivery 4

Under the new Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS), money collected by the districts is sent to the central bank. Districts are then expected to seek permission from the Accountant General to utilize it in line with their budget projections and planned expenditures.
16:44
16:44

Residents Protest Relocation of Quarantine Centre to their Area 1 5

A total of 54 suspected COVID- 19 patients are admitted under institutional quarantine at Lira Nursing School. The authorities at the facility say that the facility cannot accommodate any more people, yet there is a possibility of having more suspected cases in need of quarantine.
16:25
16:25

Kasese LCs Accused of Selling Governments Self Study Materials Learning materials 6 2

Several parents have allegedly been asked to pay for photocopying services on the account that the materials that were distributed by the government were not enough to cover the student population across the district.
14:51
14:51

Refugees Demand COVID-19 Testing, Quarantine Centres in Camps covid19 pandemic 2 3

COVID 19 suspects in the camps in Madi and Terego are also transported to Arua making the two quarantine centres congested. Recently, health officials decided to establish another centre at Goboro Health Centre III due to the increased number of new entrants to Bidi Bidi settlement in Yumbe district.
14:17
14:17

Kapelebyong District Council Suspends Recruitment of Staff 3 1

Kapelebyong, a new district carved out of Amuria, became operational in July 2018 albeit without the election of leaders as the Electoral Commission cited lack of funds to facilitate the exercise. This affected the constitution of statutory bodies like District Service Commission, the District Land Board, among others.
08:43
08:43

Entebbe Residents Divided over Proposed Relocation from L.Victoria Shores 3 4

Up to 174,000 people face eviction from the shores, mainly around the areas of Bugonga, Kigungu, and Lugonjo-Nakiwogo, which have been flooded as the lake reclaims its shoreline that was encroached on for several years.
08:14
08:14

Judiciary Launches Small Claims Procedure in Kamwenge District court 3 4

The small claim procedure covers civil claims whose subject matter value does not exceed 10 million Shillings. It is often used in matters arising out of the supply of goods, debts, and rent.
07:54
07:54

Unidentified Man Stabbed to Death in Jinja deceased 2 1

Police recovered a set of clothing, suspected to belong to the victim, and a bloodsoaked curtain from the scene-of-crime. On the walls within the same building was the word food, inscribed with bloodstains.
07:34
07:34

North Kyoga Region Registers Decline in Road Accidents Uganda Police Force 2

The traffic police department of the region says that it has so far recorded 10 cases of fatal accidents, in which 11 lives were lost, 23 serious accidents, and 12 minor accidents during the entire period of the lockdown which started at the end of March.
07:16
07:16

Inmates Awarded UGX 95m for Being Denied Access to Lawyers During Lockdown Lock down 1 1

The said group was picked from one house in Kyengera Town Council and held at Nkonkonjeru Police Post at the end of March 2020. Subsequently, they were arraigned before the Nsangi Magistrates court, charged with an act that is likely to spread the infectious disease and remanded to Kitalya government Prison.
06:48
06:48

Police Ofiicer Arrested Over Loss of UPDF Uniform Exhibits 1

The officer, identified as Sennoga Christopher, is alleged to have lost Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) Army uniforms secured from three suspected criminals who arrested by locals on Monday and detained at Nakaseeta Police Post.
06:12
06:12

WHO Warns of ‘New and Dangerous Phase’ As COVID-19 Cases Mount UNHCR 1 Top story

More than 150,000 new cases of the disease were reported on Thursday, the highest single daily total so far, most of them in the Americas, though large numbers came from South Asia and the Middle East. Globally, there were nearly 7.4 million cases of COVID-19 as of Friday, including more than 450,000 deaths.
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