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16:51
16:51

Pictorial: Strong Winds Leave 300 People Homeless in Nakasongola

More than 60 houses have been destroyed by strong winds at Munami village in Nakasongola district leaving over 300 people homeless.
07:14
07:14

Covid-19 Patients in Gulu Not Adhering to Home Care Treatment Guidelines COVID -19 Outbreak 1 2

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator and the person in -charge of Home-Based Care in the district says that several patients under home-based care are flouting the standard operating procedures which are putting other people at risk of getting infected.
18:04
18:04

Elderly Spending Their SAGE Cash on Grandchildren's Education Instead -Report 1

Over 300,000 elderly persons aged 80 years and above in the country receive 25,000shillings every month, but they spend 40% of it on grandchildren's school requirements, which is is a threat to the old people's well being.
11:29
11:29

Wakiso Residents Grapple with Water Scarcity Wakiso district 1 3

Residents are complaining about constant piped water outages, cost of buying water and the distance travelled to get fresh water in Wakiso district.
13:43
13:43

Kalangala Hotels Maintain Price Cuts Despite Increase of Local Tourists 4

The growing number of local tourists is attributed to MV Kalangala and Entebbe Intenational Airport that resumed operations on October 1st, 2020. Service providers say few, if at all any, international tourists are visiting Kalangala.
15:38
15:38

Influx of Unmarked Foods on The Market Raises Concern food safety 1 5

A cross-section of supermarkets, retail shops and street vendors are selling goods that have no Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) ‘Q’ mark.
11:52
11:52

Leaders in Kikuube District Want Flood Victims Resettled in Game Reserve resettlement 1 5

Kabwoya Kaiso-Tonya Community wild life conservation area is situated in Kabwoya and Buseruka sub counties in Hoima and Kikuube districts.
10:06
10:06

Most Water Drunk in Lamogi Restaurants Contains Human Waste - Amuru RDC AMREF Health Africa 2 1

The study conducted by the Sub County Health Team between 1st to 5th of October covering the whole of Lamogi Sub County found out that 80% of the households, 90% of hotels and restaurants were using contaminated water while 100% of the open wells were contaminated by fecal bacteria. The study also revealed that, the latrine coverage in the Sub County had reduced from 80% in the past five years to 62% as of latest study.
09:20
09:20

National Building Board Moves To Fight Accidents at Construction Sites Masaka City Council 4

Jerome Olowo Stowell, the board architect, says the building committee will re-inspect the building after construction for issuance of an occupancy permit, adding that no building will be allowed to be occupied without an occupational permit.
18:49
18:49

MOH Wants Special Clinics for Over Worked Health Workers medical workers 3

The permanent Secretary ministry of health Dr.Diana Atwine Kanzira says that health workers are over worked and they fail to get time for themselves which expose their lives in danger.
15:56
15:56

Gov't Appeals to MUBS Staff to Halt Strike 1 3

According to Muruli-Mukasa, the government has agreed to work on all the issues raised by MUBS academic staff, adding that they are already working on a supplementary budget of Shillings 4926,869,832 billion to cater for the salaries of the 843 staff.
11:35
11:35

Garbage Collection Company Accused of Poor Waste Disposal garbage dumping 1 4

Several residents in areas along Kiteezi – Kabaga road have raised concerns about the trucks which dump garbage along the roads and near their homes. The most affected villages include Nameere, Kizingiza, Lusanja, Kiteezi, Kabaga and Kabwoko.
19:43
19:43

House Fire Claims Mother, Child in Bunyangabu District 1

Jovan Muganzi, the deceased’s neighbor, says he responded to the alarm but could not do much since the fire had already caught the entire room and the door was still closed.
17:55
17:55

80 Arrested in Drug Operation Uganda Police 6

The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owesigire, says the operation was prompted by reports implicating people in the affected areas for selling and smoking drugs. “Information was received by the top commanders of Mukono Police Divisional Headquarters indicating that there are persons who had made it a daily routine to smoke opium and open bars at Benghazi-Wantoni and Nasuuti areas. Management agreed that an operation be conducted to curb the criminality in those areas, which was done today,” he said.
14:28
14:28

Over 900 School Age Going Girls in Budaka District Impregnated 4 1

Nasur Masaba, a clinician who represented the Budaka District Health Officer noted that the survey was conducted in the health Centers of Kamonkoli Health Center III, Budaka Health Center IV, Iki Iki, and Kadeluna Health Center IIIs.
14:15
14:15

Residents Neighboring Kiteezi Landfill Decry Flooding 1 3

Yokaana Kabunga, a resident of Kabuwoko village says the flooding stems from the garbage that has extended to people’s property.
09:42
09:42

Village Chairperson Survives Lynching for Sleeping with Married Woman Gulu East Division 1

Robinson Opiyo, an eye witness told URN in an interview that when Ojara returned home, he knocked the door to his house several times but his wife didn’t open. He says that after waiting for some time for his wife to open in vain, Ojara walked to his brother’s house a few meters away.
20:33
20:33

Tooro Kingdom Resists Royal Clan's Grand Revival Plan Royal Family 1 1

This follows a series of disagreements between Tooro Kingdom administration and Babiito elders over the management of the cultural institution headed by the world’s youngest king, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV.
17:06
17:06

Voters in Areas Annexed to Masaka City Demand Effective Representation Masaka City Council 1 2

Residents in the new areas are now demanding that leaders prioritize social service delivery which will improve their standards of living.
11:46
11:46

Bududa NRM Leaders Accused of Extortion in Bicycle Distribution Exercise 1 4 Top story

Clement Watyekele, the Namaitsu parish NRM Chairperson in Bududa Sub County, says that he gathered 30 NRM village chairpersons to collect their bicycles only to realize that district officials want money. He said they requested 20000 something that he did not agree with but when they refused to pay the money, officials chased them away saying only that money are the ones to get motorcycles.
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