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23:41
23:41

UGX 589 Billion Returned to Consolidated Fund in 2020/2021 Financial Year pension 3 1

In spite of releasing the funds timely, the Ministry says up to 119 billion meant for wage bill was returned unspent; gratuity 18.9 billion, pension 7.7 billion, non-wage recurrent 35.5 billion and 40.7 billion for development.
09:37
09:37

Kwania Launches Door to Door Mobilisation to Boost Covid-19 Vaccination Uptake Ministry of Health 3

Dr Moses Ebong, the Kwania District Health Officer blames the poor turn up for the COVID-19 vaccination for negative information on social media. He says that they have trained 175 health workers and Village Health Teams (VHTs) that will be distributed in all sub-counties asking the public to disregard the negative social media report and turn up for vaccination.
07:40
07:40

Farmers Advised to Grow Alternative Crops To Mitigate Elephants Invasion Orom Subcounty 1 3

Samuel Amanya, the Chief Warden at Kidepo Valley National Park, says that they are proposing to start sensitizing locals on taking non-food crops cultivation around conservation areas to avoid encountering losses to elephants.
07:18
07:18

Otuke District to Enroll Teenage Pregnant Girls Back at School Teenage Pregnancies 4

Susan Abeja, the Otuke District Woman MP believes that the girls should be given a chance to continue studying even after giving birth. She says as leaders, they will make sure that the girls receive the necessary support they require at school.
11:57
11:57

Amolatar Floods: OPM to Procure Engine Boats 5 1

Robinah Nabbanja was on Saturday in Amolatar to assess the magnitude of damage caused by floods and also follow up on the relief food distribution to the flood victims.
09:03
09:03

Leprosy Cases Reported in Acholi Sub Region Ministry of Health 1

Statistics from the Acholi Sub Regional Leprosy coordinator, Jimmy Komakech show that 26 new cases of severe leprosy have been reported with five cases reported in Gulu district. Kitgum, Lamwo and Nwoya have four cases each.
15:45
15:45

Acholi Sub Region Registers 2,006 Maternal Deaths in 18 Months 1

The same report indicates that 18,243 teenage girls were impregnated in the Acholi Sub Region within the same period. Each of the eight districts recorded an average of 2,280 cases of teenage pregnancies. Of these; 3,831 have safely given birth while 2,006 maternal deaths were registered.
11:27
11:27

Poor Roads Hindering Transportation of Cane in Amuru 1

The Executive Director of Horyal Investments Holdings Limited, Mohammed Abdi Mohamoud says they have opted for the longer route because the poor roads make it impossible for trucks to access the factory using the shorter routes.
10:40
10:40

Excitement As Abedober Health Center III Gets Maternity Ward Ministry of Health 5 2

Abedober Health Centre III was constructed in 1998 but lacked a maternity ward which affected the provision of maternal health services in the area.
11:58
11:58

Fisheries Protection Unit Burns Illegal Fishing Gears in Kaberamaido 3

In an operation headed by the FPU commander, Col. Geoffrey Nuwagaba on Thursday, the army destroyed over 5,000 illegal fishing nets and several boats worth over 300 million shillings.
10:36
10:36

4,000 Approved for Cattle Compensation in Lira LRA insurgency 4

According to a list released by the Attorney General, out of the 10,085 claimants who had registered, 4,516 will be compensated.
16:01
16:01

Fear as Suspected Lion Devours Livestock in Kitgum 2

The Kelpolo village LCI Chairperson Alex Apire says they received reports from locals about the wild animal after it killed and devoured one cow that it dragged for a distance from the kraal it leaped into on Wednesday night.
17:13
17:13

Kitgum COVID-19 Taskforce Tracing Migratory Farming Communities for Vaccination 2

The Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech, also the COVID-19 taskforce Chairperson, says the move to trace the migratory farming communities is to ensure that they are vaccinated.
15:54
15:54

Agago Introduces Hefty Fines For Illegal Charcoal Dealers 1 1

According to Opio, owners of small trucks impounded with charcoal will be required to pay shillings 1.5 million while big lorries will pay shillings 3 million. while culprits apprehended transporting charcoal in trailer trucks will pay between shillings 5 and 10 million.
15:12
15:12

UGX 2,000 Cotton Price Excites Farmers in Acholi cotton farming 3 1

Jolly Sabune, the Chief Executive Officer CDO says this is the second-highest indicative price set for cotton, in the country and notes that it’s an incentive for farmers to boost cotton production.
13:03
13:03

Amuru District, Makerere University Partner to Curb Violence Against Children 2 1

Godfrey Otto, the Program Director SOS Children`s Village Gulu says that they have currently embarked on training dozens of selected community facilitators on child health care, good parenting, and morals among children.
12:58
12:58

Lamwo Councilors Petition District Speaker Over CAO 3

Anek alleges that Uma has been interdicting numerous staff without subjecting them through the principles of natural justice which could drag the district into litigations.
13:12
13:12

Schools in Otuke District Understaffed 2

The district with five government-aided secondary schools and 1 tertiary institution has only 93 filled positions against the 367 approved staff ceiling, leaving 274 vacancies unfilled.
12:32
12:32

Lack of Patrol Vehicles Hindering Enforcement of Covid-19 Guidelines in Kitgum Kitgum Municipality 1 2

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech says two cars used by the police in the district for transporting security personnel and emergency responses have been grounded for nearly one month.
12:11
12:11

Attiak Sugar Factory Seeks Acholi Cultural Institution Intervention over Fires 1 1

For three years, the factory has been suffering devastative fires, last year it lost 7,300 acres of already matured sugarcane plantations in Attiak Sub County.
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