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15:32
15:32

Elegu Residents Appeal for Massive COVID-19 Test IGAD 2 1

Jackline Atim, a resident of Lorikor West in Elegu town council says the drivers and residents were freely mixing and interacting without observing the standard operating procedures aimed at fighting the spread of COVID-19 which includes face mask wearing, social distancing and hand washing among others.
07:31
07:31

Bishop Ssemogerere Blames Poverty on Greedy, Selfish Leaders 5 4

According to Bishop Ssemogerere, many people have the capacity to own such a Business Hub built by Erasmus Musisi, the Treasurer of the Laity in Kasana-Luweero Diocese but those in authority have failed to lift them out of poverty.
07:14
07:14

UHRC Letter Not Enough for Muganga to Get Treatment 2 2 Top story

Muganga, 24, a taxi conductor was kidnapped on December 21 2020, from Kabembe Stage along Kayunga road in Mukono North. He spent 53 days in detention at an unknown facility going through torture.
14:05
14:05

Residents in Apaa Township Abandon Farming over Fear Apaa land conflict. 1 1

Kenneth Opoka the Local Chairperson for Lulai Village says that hundreds of farmers in his area have resorted to small scale farming majorly around their homesteads for fears that they may be attacked while cultivating in distant places.
13:37
13:37

CSOs Decry School Dropout Among Batwa Community 5 1

Sicola Tumwebaze, a strategy officer at Action for Batwa Empowerment Group (ABEG) says that out of the 220 Batwa household visited, 140 never attained formal education despite the introduction of Universal Primary and Secondary Education.
10:23
10:23

Suspected Karimojong Warriors Kill One in Moroto Municipality

Benson Lokiru one of the eyewitness, says that the armed warriors numbering five were planning to raid animals in one of the homes in the Municipality.
09:45
09:45

17-Year-Old Boy Commits Suicide in Bukedea Bukedea District 1 1

The deceased has been looking after his young brothers and sisters after they were abandoned by their parents.
12:20
12:20

Kitgum, Lamwo Districts Stuck with UGX 1.8 Billion For Staff Recruitment wage bill 3

Kitgum District in particular received a wage bill of 1 Billion Shillings for the recruitment of staffs at both the District Local Government and the Municipal Council. Lamwo district was on the other hand allocated additional funding of about 800 million shillings for recruitment of staffs to fill in 52 positions.
11:06
11:06

Acholi Leaders Want Local Vigilantes Armed to Keep Karimojong Cattle Thieves Away Cattle rustling 1 7

John Amos Okot, the MP Elect for Agago North says wants the government to arm the groups with guns to protect their animals since the Karamojong rustlers have now resorted to using guns while carrying out their operations.
09:32
09:32

Neglect Increasing Cases of Mental Illness Among Elderly in Gulu 1

Statistics from the Gulu mental health unit shows that from March 2020 to February 2021, the number of older persons who sought medical help for various mental illnesses at the outpatient department was highest with at least 177 cases, followed by those with an anxiety disorder at 115 cases.
09:16
09:16

CSOs Decry Intimidation of EACOP Affected Persons in Masaka 1 2

Diana Nabiruma, the Communication Officers at the Africa Institute for Energy Governance-AFIEGO, indicates that besides anonymous persons cautioning them against engaging project affected persons and documenting their concerns, they have lately started registering cases of suspicious people trying to disrupt their community meetings.
12:44
12:44

Lira City Struggles to Get Rid of Street Kids 2

The Mayor, Mike Ogwang says although the presence of the street kids is a matter of concern to the authorities, they don't have an immediate solution due to lack of funds.
12:05
12:05

Omoro District Gets UGX 1.2Bn for Elevation of Health Centres Ministry Of Health 1

Douglas Okello Peter, the Secretary of Health says that the elevation will improve health services in the community.
11:11
11:11

35 Killed by Cattle Rustlers in Two Months assailants 1 4

Epitu Gadi, the Kaabong District Deputy Resident District Commissioner revealed that the people killed were either investigating the rustlers or those who have reported to the authorities about the raids of their cattle.
16:49
16:49

Two Dead, Three Injured in Nsambya Police Truck Accident 3 2

The Hino truck registration number UP 5638 failed to brake and rammed into three motor vehicles Registration numbers UAX 851J, UBD 944J, UAS 427S and three motorcycles, all with passengers. The accident happened at Nsambya Sharing junction this afternoon.
13:45
13:45

Second Phase of Indoor Residual Spraying Due to Start in Serere USAID 1 1

The spraying exercise is part of a five-year USAID-funded project in several districts of Eastern Uganda. It will involve the use of Fludora-Fusion, a new vector control solution that was recently prequalified by the World Health Organisation, after being tested against more than a dozen of resistant mosquito strains in Sub-Saharan Africa. The exercise will last 24 days, effective April 26.
12:32
12:32

African Union Marks 27 Years of Rwanda Genocide Amnesty Commission 3 1

April 7, is dedicated as a day of remembrance of the victims of the 1994 genocide in which more than 800,000 people were slaughtered by ethnic Hutu extremists within a period of 100 days. The killers were targeting members of the minority Tutsi community, as well as their political opponents, irrespective of their ethnic origin.
12:15
12:15

One Dead, Three Hospitalized After Suspected Poisoning in Bukedea 3 1

The deceased has been identified as Joseph Osire while those in the hospital are the deceased’s wife Matilidah Angege 55, their son Charles Awoja and Christine Apio. They are all residents of Kidongole village, Kidongole Sub County.
08:31
08:31

Two In Trouble for Assaulting Old Man to Death Gulu City 1

Joel Christopher Luwum, a resident of Patuda Parish, says that the suspects and others still at large waylaid the deceased on Friday evening on his way from Forgod Trading Center and assaulted him leaving him with multiple injuries.
14:29
14:29

Health Workers Fail to Trace Bullet in Victim’s Body 7 Days After Shooting city 1 1

It is a matter that forensic experts of the police force whose (missing) bullet hit Achan would be expected to take urgent interest in. The orthopedic surgeons attending to Achan say all the X-ray done indicate an entry bullet wound but its’ exit cannot be traced.
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