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10:58
10:58

Bubare Sub County Returned to Kabale District 5

Adrine Tibenda, the female councillor representing Bufundi Sub County tabled the motion which she says was formulated after residents from Bubare and Nyamweru sub-counties petitioned court demanding to remain under Kabale district following the creation of Rubanda district in July 2016.
08:03
08:03

Arua Residents Reject Location of Second COVID-19 Quarantine Centre quarantine center 1 1

The first quarantine centre, at Arua Nursing school currently has up to 51 cases, more than its estimated capacity of 50 people. On the basis of this, the district COVID-19 task force had resolved that a second centre be set up at Arua Prison Primary School before moving on to Arua Primary School and Anyafio Primary School.
07:33
07:33

Electricity Cooperative Society Offices Closed over Persistent Power Outage Lamwo District 2 1

Geoffrey Nyeko, the Palabek Kal Sub-County Chairperson says the area has not had electricity for the past two months without any PACMEC officials laboring to explain the cause of the power outage.
18:08
18:08

Nakaseke District Suspends Road Works After Budget Cuts transport 5 1

Richard Mavuma, the Nakaseke District Secretary for Finance says that the plans were thwarted when the Uganda Road Fund scaled-down funding to Local governments. Mavuma made reference to a circular issued on May 11, 2020, indicating that the Road Find will not make financial releases for the fourth quarter.
17:09
17:09

38 Rwandan Nationals Quarantined in Buvuma District Rwandans 2 1

The group which includes 28 men and 10 women entered the district through Kalangala district to Lubya Island but were intercepted on Monday by the district COVID-19 surveillance team.
15:36
15:36

Kitgum Municipal Authorities Want Pandwong Health Centre III to Resume Operations Ministry of Health 1 3

The Kitgum Municipality Mayor Walter Tooroma says assessments conducted by Ministry of Health on the health center for the past two months has given a negative rating, an indicator that it has not been not fully operational.
14:26
14:26

Buvuma Covid-19 Health Team Wants Illegal Entrants Quarantined 1 4

Joy Mutesi the Assistant Health Inspector notes that transporting COVID-19 suspects from isolated islands to the main island and later taking them back is expensive to maintain.
12:37
12:37

Hoima Residents Complain Over Poor State of Roads local leaders 4 3

According to residents, the leaders should be blamed for the poor state of the roads because they are too slow to respond to their concerns.
15:29
15:29

Fire Outbreak Ruins Shops, Houses at Kava Island 3

Bussi Sub County Chief Richard Mabira says that 120 people from 37 households have been affected. He adds that although no deaths were recorded, three people sustained serious injuries from the fire which also razed ten shops and two restaurants.
14:57
14:57

Two Children Suffocate to Death in Mukono 4 1

Four other family members identified as Passy Mulenwa 10, Cathy Nalumansi 12, Latifa Ndibasa, 6 and their mother Halima Nakato, 27 were rushed to Mukono General Hospital in critical condition. According to eyewitnesses, the family had left two lit charcoal stoves in the same room before going to bed last night.
18:11
18:11

Nakiwogo Landing Site Sealed off to Disinfect MV Kalangala 2

The landing site has now been sealed off for disinfecting in line with guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health to control the spread of COVID-19. In addition, the four crew members of the ship will be quarantined in the ship for 14 days.
15:44
15:44

Pallisa District Fails to Recruit Teachers, Health Workers for Three Years 1

The Pallisa District Chief Administrative officer Joseph Mayila Mukasa says that the district last conducted interviews three years ago before Butebo district was carved out of Pallisa.
15:20
15:20

Katakwi Spends COVID-19 Funds on Repair of Ambulances district funds 2

Serephine Alia, the Chief Administrative Officer, says that the district has been relying on one ambulance of Usuk MP, Peter Ogwang to handle all the emergencies in the district, which overwhelmed its operations.
14:28
14:28

Bussi Island Residents Disregard Physical Distancing Guidelines 4 3

When URN reporter visited Bussi Islands, residents of Kinywante and Kyangazi villages in Bulwe parish were not observing the guidelines. Meanwhile, boda boda riders carry passengers, breaching the ban on private and public transport.
11:50
11:50

Kitgum COVID-19 Taskforce Rejects Lamwo's Request for Quarantine Space

Charles Byamugisha Maserino, the Sector Intelligence Officer for Kitgum and Lamwo districts noted that Lamwo district officials have requested to relocate some suspects to Kitgum due to space challenges.
12:57
12:57

Over 22,000 Students Miss Learning Materials in Amuru 2

Lanyero says of these, the ministry of education only sent 5626 copies and Save the Children photocopied 21400 copies meaning 17097 primary school learners have missed out on the learning materials.
12:13
12:13

Lightening Injures Four Children in Agago lightning strike

Bowman John Opio, a teacher at Atocon primary school told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the children were asleep in a grass thatched hut when the incident happened.
09:50
09:50

Civil Servants in Newly Created Cities to Retain Jobs Fort Portal 2 1

On Thursday, during a debate held on Zoom that was organised by Kabarole Research and Resource Centre – KRC, and attended by hundreds of Kabarole residents and leaders, Justinian Niwagaba explained that civil servants in the elevated municipalities will remain with their jobs and work in the cities.
17:35
17:35

Kalungu District Covid-19 Taskforce, Sub County Leaders Clash Over Relief Support 2 1

The Sub County leaders are accusing the district COVID-19 Taskforce of deliberately side-lining them in the implementation exercises of the response action yet they were initially consulted in developing the action plans.
15:20
15:20

CAO Orders Audit of Bushenyi Ishaka Municipal Council 1 1

This follows a directive from the Criminal Investigations Department. The police are Investigating cases of embezzlement of 92 million shillings and 194 million shillings.
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