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17:32
17:32

Private School Teachers in Mukono Opt for Casual Jobs for Survival 2 4

Micheal Matherere, a primary seven science teacher we found clearing a community road at Ttakajunge in Nama Sub County, together with five others, told URN that he has been involved in all kinds of work to support his family since the lockdown because his employer stopped remitting salaries during the same month that the schools were closed.
08:00
08:00

Mukono Friendship Village in Despair as Lockdown Shakes Crafts Market 3 4

The village started in 2007 with about 133 houses headed by women living with HIV. They were brought together by a good samaritan Torkin Wakefield who picked them from the areas of Makindye, Acholi quarters, Namuwongo, Bwaise and hospitals, around Kampala.
13:44
13:44

Vulnerable Children Reunited With Families to Reduce on Numbers in Homes 4 1

The homes which include Good Samaritan in Nasuuti and Kuza home in Seeta trading centre argue that they are running out of funds to look after the children
16:41
16:41

LCIII Chairpersons Petition Minister Over Delayed Distribution of Motorcycles 1 3

Mubarak Ssekikubo the LCIII Chairperson of Nakisunga sub-county notes that they want the Ministry to inform the chairpersons about the progress of the motorcycle purchase since they facing an urgent need of monitoring government programs during this period of Covid-19.
13:03
13:03

Katosi Police Completes Juvenile Detention Facility Katosi landing site 4 1

Ali Fauz, the Officer in Charge of Katosi Police Station also notes that children running away from their families use Katosi landing site to start a new life and end up in crime after failing to meet their life expectations.
09:30
09:30

Mukono Residents Yearn for Free Sickle Cell Disease Tests 1 4

Because of the seriousness of the illness, the public is always encouraged to undertake tests to know whether they have sickle cell traits. Medics say that it is important for people to know if they have traits in order to avoid giving birth to children with Sickle Cell Disease. Each test kit costs 80, 000 Shillings.
10:50
10:50

Anglican Lay Readers Decry Hardship as Ban on Church Gatherings Continues Mukono Diocese 1 3

Lay readers are ordinary worshippers, usually, members of the congregation called to preach or lead services, but not called to full-time ministry. They are often called upon to prepare and conduct services, take leadership roles in committees, training and sacramental preparations.
08:05
08:05

Residents Block Mukono District Chairperson Demanding Food 4 2 Top story

Some of the women threatened to strip naked accusing the district chairperson of considering a small group yet they are equally affected by the ongoing lockdown induced by the outbreak of Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.
12:19
12:19

Estranged Husband Cuts Down Garden to Evict Family 3 3 Top story

Moses Musisi, a resident of Nakisunga in Mukono District descended on the family garden measuring half an acre on Monday evening and slashed down all crops including bananas, jack fruit, coffee, Avocado and pawpaw trees claiming that he had sold off the land to clear a bank loan.
11:57
11:57

Lockdowns Affecting ART Clinic Operations in Mukono District 1 3

Mukono General Hospital has at least 550 people who attend the Antiretroviral Therapy –ART clinic every week. However, many of them cannot travel from their homes, some from far away in the islands, because of the ban on both public and private transport, one of the measures are taken to control the spread of the novel coronavirus disease.
16:37
16:37

Buikwe Residents Calling Ambulances to Access Shrines Buikwe District 1 1

Jane Francis Kagayi, the Buikwe Resident District Commissioner, says the District Covid-19 Task Force has been provoke enough and will soon start apprehending people playing jokes with their surveillance team.
08:27
08:27

Mukono Abattoir Slaughters Few Cattle for Easter 1 2

Muhammad Wasswa Takwana, the Chairperson Kame Valley Market Abattoir, says despite the fact the major livestock markets, which supply them with cattle were closed because of the corona virus pandemic, the demand for meat declined when the lock down was announced.
16:21
16:21

Ban on Roadside Food Vending Leaves Mukono Residents Starving Lockdown 6 1 Top story

Joseph Maganda, a porter at construction sites is one of those who have been depending on roadside food vendors for his meals.
10:43
10:43

Mbalala Residents, Tian Tang Group Bicker Over Polluted Community Well 1 3

The construction of a Perimeter Wall around its premises blocked the water path to nearby swamps, and as a result, the diverted runoff flows into a community well which serves a population of about 2,000 residents, according to the village chairperson Vincent Ssenyendera.
11:01
11:01

At 87, Gubya Insists on Preserving Buganda’s Culture, Local foods Mukono Municipality 6 Top story

The former Luganda teacher at Bishop primary school has built a house at her residence, about a kilometer away from Mukono town where she demonstrates Buganda’s ancestral family setting.
20:27
20:27

Clerics Caution Christians on Excessive Merrymaking During Christmas Mukono Diocese 2 1

In Mukono, the Bishop Mukono Diocesan Bishop James William Ssebaggala should not engage in excessive merrymaking during the festive season.
14:52
14:52

Children of Clergy in Mukono Diocese to Contribute Funds For Pension House 5 1

Bishop Right Reverend James William Ssebaggala says that in order for the building to be completed in two years time, the diocese needs more than 3 billion shillings.
10:56
10:56

Mukono HC IV Receives UGX 300M to Fight Early Pregnancies 1 3 Top story

TCI is a model for urban reproductive health funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Research Institute to provide life-saving reproductive health and family planning information and services to individuals, families and communities.
08:50
08:50

Limited Supplies Thwart Efforts to Reduce Perinatal Deaths at Kawolo Hospital 2 1

In most cases, perinatal mortality is caused by preterm birth, Infant respiratory distress syndrome and Birth defects. But Dr Kiberu says that a number of the causes could be managed, in time to prevent deaths, if the facility had enough consumables and equipment in the neonatal department.
12:26
12:26

Beach Managers Demand Removal of MV Templar Wreckage 3 2

The wreckage was left at the shoreline after an accident which claimed 32 lives in November, last year. The accident occurred about 200 meters off the shores of Mutima beach in Mpatta Sub County Mukono District. The revellers on the boat were travelling to K-Palm beach at the time of the accident.
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