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18:58
18:58

Bukalasa Agricultural College Students Resume Studies After Strike poor sanitation 3

More than 1800 students led by their Guild President, Ernest Ayen, staged a strike on Tuesday last week, protesting the poor sanitary conditions at the college, lack of practical lessons and lack of value for the high tuition charged at the college.
17:58
17:58

Policemen Quell Strike At Bukalasa Agricultural College, Arrest Student Guild stike 3 2 Top story

Over 1800 students led by their Guild President, Ernest Ayen staged a strike on Tuesday protesting the poor sanitary conditions at the college, lack of practical lessons and lack of value for the high tuition charged at the college.
10:18
10:18

Dirty Wobulenzi Public Toilets Irks RDC disease outbreak 3 1 Top story

About 500 people had turned up for free health services including sickle cells and cancer screening, Hepatitis B Vaccination, eye care, blood donation, malaria, diarrhea and general treatment.
20:17
20:17

Key Kyambogo Projects to Stall Over Budgetary Cuts poor sanitation 6 3

Out of the 14.6billion shillings required to clear debts for suppliers, only 141 million shillings has been allocated in the next financial year budget.
14:03
14:03

Kikyusa Town Board Chokes With Garbage poor sanitation 3 1

Abubaker Ssematimba the Kikyusa sub county LC 3 Chairperson says due to increasing garbage, they had resolved to clear the garbage in the town board two days each week.
10:46
10:46

Masaka Municipality Gazettes Sanitation Day as Garbage Crisis Worsens garbage collection 2 2

Authorities in Masaka Municipality are forcing traders dedicate a day in the week to mandatory cleaning as garbage crisis worsens. The municipal officials want all shops to remain closed for three hours every last Wednesday of the month to enable traders to participate in general cleaning of the town which is struggling to address the garbage crisis.
11:05
11:05

Kabarole Private Schools Violate Operational Guidelines patrick rwakaikara 2

Last month, the education department issued the minimum operational, safety and security guidelines for private schools. The schools were warned against opening for the third term if they havent adhered to the guidelines.
11:42
11:42

Kampala Latrines too Close to Water Sources safe water 2

A mini survey by a URN reporter established that several latrines are constructed as close as 10-metres near open water sources in contravention of the Public Health Act.
07:00
07:00

Namayingo District Fails to Implement Sanitation Ordinance cholera outbreak

Charles Mutosi, the LC 3 chairperson Mutumba sub county, says they have tried their best to enforce the ordinance despite facing several challenges such as lack of facilitation for the enforcement teams.
11:46
11:46

Patients' Lives at Risk As Water Crisis Hits Health Centres poor sanitation 2

Itoojo Health Centre III in Ntoroko district relies on rain water harvesting. The health center has two tanks for rain water harvesting. However, the tanks have run dry because of the prolonged drought plunging the health center into a serious water crisis.
06:59
06:59

Fort Portal Landlords Empty Sewer in Streams sewerage spilling 1

Douglas Baguma, a resident of Kisenyi suburb says that whenever it rains, human waste spills on the road, putting the lives of residents at risk.
08:40
08:40

Typhoid Detected in Luweero Town poor sanitation 1

The Luweero District Health Officer Dr. Joseph Okware has directed the district Health surveillance officer Richard Kawenyera to investigate the trend of the typhoid to establish whether there is an outbreak. Kawenyera told URN on Friday that they still examining the matter and will come up with report on Monday next week.
10:13
10:13

Physical Planning Eludes Emerging Nakaseke Towns squalid conditions 3

Kirangazi town is also growing rapidly because of the thriving charcoal and cattle trade. Kapeeka town board is growing due to the construction of Namukekera Agro based industries that was started by General Salim Saleh to stop rural-urban migration.
15:47
15:47

Health Hazard Looms at Namirembe Landing Site poor sanitation 3 5

A URN reporter visited the site and established that although a toilet facility once existed, it was closed down three years ago due to lack of cesspool services. As a result all dwellers resolved to utilize the forest reserve for the purpose. Authorities say at least Ugx 1 million was needed to empty the latrine.
12:08
12:08

RDC Blocks Kalinabiri Primary school from Reopening poor sanitation 2 3

Linos Ngompek, the Masaka Resident District Commissioner visited the school for inspection but found nothing had been done. He ordered the teachers out of the school and declared it a crime scene.
15:12
15:12

Sanitation Crisis As Fort Portal Lacks Public Toilets poor sanitation 1

Fort Portal Municipality is facing a sanitation crisis due to lack of public toilets. There is only one toilet in the municipality managed by Link Bus Company on Kahinju road. According to a World Bank Water and Sanitation Programme report, at least 3.5 million Ugandans have no latrines at all and the place of convenience is open spaces. This poor sanitation is costing the country at least 389 billion shillings annually.
13:11
13:11

Kyazanga Health Centre IV Runs out of Mortuary Space accident victims 1 2

The health center remains the biggest unit in KyazangaTown Council-Lwengo district and serves more than 220,000 people in the area. Its mortuary was built to accommodate two bodies at a time yet more deaths are recorded at the center.
17:01
17:01

Kalangala Suspends Sanitation Operations after Protests poor sanitation 2

Edward Bugimbi, the Kalangala district Health Inspector explains that he ordered the closure of the land sites because they were not fit for human habitation.
07:43
07:43

Sanitation Gets Negligible Budget-Commissioner Environmental Health poor sanitation 3

According to her, sanitation was critical in eliminating diseases like diarrhea, cholera, typhoid and dysentery amongst others.
11:19
11:19

Masaka Dismisses Compensation Claims from Tenants poor sanitation 1 1

As a result of the eviction notice, the affected tenants asked the municipality to compensate them and allocate them an alternative place to relocate their families.
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