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11:36
11:36

Road Materials Testing Lab Constructed in Fort Portal ntoroko 1 1

The laboratory located in Boma, Fort Portal Municipality will be used for testing road materials that include soils, gravel, bitumen, and rocks. It is being constructed under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development USMID at a tune of 86 million shillings.
18:00
18:00

Withheld PLE Results Worry Ntoroko Parents uneb 3

Last week, UNEB announced that the results for 244 pupils from seven schools in Ntoroko district were withheld over allegations of exam malpractices. The affected schools are Masaka Primary School, Masojo Primary School, Butungama Primary School, Budiba Primary School, Kamuhiigi Primary School and Kabimbiri Primary School.
07:35
07:35

Uganda Raises Ebola Preparedness As DRC Goes to Polls hoima 1 1

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, the Health Minister, says they are not leaving anything to chance because the first responsibility of her ministry to protect Ugandans.
15:13
15:13

Construction of Rwenzori Veterans Headquarters Stalls kasese 3 1

According to the chairperson of Bunyangabu District Veterans Association, Fenehansi Bwambale, in 2016 they resolved to build a three-storey building at 1.9 billion shillings.
10:30
10:30

640 Health Workers Vaccinated Against Ebola kasese

According to Ministry of Health records, 107 people were vaccinated in Ntoroko district and 524 in Kasese district as of November 17, 2018. Next week the vaccination exercise will start in Bundibugyo district. A total of 3,000 health workers will be vaccinated in the country.
12:00
12:00

Ntoroko Residents Form Vigilante Groups to Curb Vanilla Theft kayunga 1 1

The groups comprises of vanilla growers and other members of the community. They were formed in Karugutu town council and in the sub-counties of Nombe and Karugutu where vanilla thefts are rampant.
11:20
11:20

Low Vanilla Prices Worry Farmers france 3 1

Currently, the farm gate price of the crop has fallen from 270, 000 shillings in the last harvesting season that ended in January this year, to 180,000 shillings. A kilogram of cured vanilla has reduce from USD 600 about 2.2 million shillings to USD 400 about 1.48 million and the prices are expected to drop further.
17:55
17:55

Ebola Vaccination Kicks Off in Ntoroko District uganda

A member of the vaccination task force at Karugutu Health Center who preferred anonymity said that more than 40 health workers were vaccinated at the health facility.
21:22
21:22

Ebola Vaccination to Start in Ntoroko District arua

The Health Ministry Spokesperson, Emmanuel Ainebyoona told URN that the ministry has decided to start with Ntoroko because it is at high risk.
16:07
16:07

40 Health Facilities to Receive Emergency Ebola Vaccines kasese 3 1 Top story

The vaccine rVSV-ZEBOV is the first highly effective Ebola vaccine since the first outbreak of the disease more than 40 years ago. Created by the Public Health Agency of Canada in 2003, the vaccine was shown to be 100 percent effective in monkeys. But it sat on a shelf for decades because of a lack of pharmaceutical company interest until it was licensed to Merck.
13:26
13:26

Number Plate Theft Overwhelms Police in Rwenzori Region bundibugyo 1

Over 30 cases of number plate thefts were reported in Kabarole district alone in a space of two months. But similar cases have also been reported from Bundibugyo, Bunyangabu, Kamwenge, Kyegegwa, Kyenjojo and Ntoroko districts.
10:24
10:24

Ebola Vaccination to Start Next Week kasese 2

Studies carried out by the Public Health Agency of Canada in 2016 found that the Ebola Zaire vaccine is 95-100 percent effective against the Ebola virus.
12:15
12:15

New Formation on Soul Searching Mission in Rwenzori kabarole 1

Backed by a number of former FDC supporters, the Muntu-group is now on a drive to bring more people on board, to form a parallel opposition front.
12:50
12:50

3000 Health Workers to Benefit from Ebola Vaccination kasese 1

The health workers will be vaccinated using the Ebola Zaire vaccine. The vaccine is expected to arrive in the country today afternoon however vaccination will only start once the use of the vaccine has been approved by the Institutional Review Board-IRB.
12:37
12:37

UGX 3 trillion Needed for Ebola Prevention district 1 Top story

According to the Health Ministry, the funds will be used to implement a number of preventive methods including the procurement of permanent walk through scanners, surveillance in high risk districts, case management control, facilitate health workers in the high risk districts and vaccination if needed.
08:12
08:12

Man Arrested With Five Grenades in Kasese village 4

The frail-looking old man distanced himself from the recovered items. Bilhwana is believed to be part of the group that has been targeting security installations in Kasese, Bunyangabu, Ntoroko and Bundibugyo the districts.
14:14
14:14

Rwenzori Tax Collection Improving- URA president 2

According to John Kiyaga, the Regional Manager Domestic taxes, URA collected Shillings 9 billion from districts in the Rwenzori region in the 2016/17 financial year. He however, says they collected Shillings 12 billion by May this year indicating a 26 percent increase.
06:48
06:48

Suspected Ntoroko Ebola Patient Tests Negative district

According to Mugisha, the 25-year-old man, a resident of Kikyo parish in Bundibugyo district presented with signs of Ebola prompting them to isolate him at Karugutu Health Centre IV - Ntoroko district.
09:39
09:39

UNHCR Scaling Up Support as DRC Violence Drives Thousands into Uganda ntoroko 1 Top story

Babar Baloch, the spokesperson for the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR says that the agency is working with partner organizations in western Uganda to support the influx of the refugees, most of who are exhausted, hungry, thirsty, sick, and have fled with few or no belongings.
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