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11:44
11:44

Lax Security Worries Communities Adjacent to Jinja Hospital COVID-19 Isolation Centre coronavirus 3 1

As a result, community members say, that a number of confined patients are taking advantage of the loophole to freely take walks to unidentified locations, especially in the evening. Many have been seen purchasing different items from shops and mixing up with unsuspecting community members.
14:39
14:39

Mayuge Residents Complain About Poor Management of Quarantine Center home 2 1

Shafic Kisumuluzo, the Bwondha Zone C village chairperson, says despite registering one positive Covid19 case on the landing site last week, the both the community members and suspects have failed to adhere to the corona virus preventive guidelines of social distancing and wearing facial masks.
16:56
16:56

Vandalism of Power Transmission Masts Irks Police in Kakira Town Council police spokesperson 1 1

Pylons from over eight masts along the Kabembe transmission line have been vandalized in the past two months.
18:42
18:42

Agriculture Ministry Ponders Forceful Eviction of Encroachers from Shorelines people 3 1

State Minister for Fisheries Hellen Adoa Says that many of the encroachers have failed to heed to calls to vacate the shoreline, threatening the natural resources and their habitats. According to Adoa, all the lakes are now covered with floating islands that descended from the weakening shorelines as a result of human activity.
17:16
17:16

COVID-19 Control Guidelines Tightened at Jinja Pier community 2 1

Isaiah Tumuhimbise, the port officer of Jinja pier, says that the port has been receiving daily tourists and food suppliers which cannot be maintained in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, where social distancing is paramount.
13:07
13:07

Truck Drivers Decry Hostility from Highway Communities Iganga 3 1

The hostility, they say, started with an increase in the number of Coronavirus cases recorded among truck drivers, mainly those entering the country from Kenya and Tanzania. In recent weeks, more than 100 truck drivers have tested positive to the virus, driving cases of coronavirus in the country now 248.
11:20
11:20

Rising Water Levels Cause Flooding in areas Near Lake Albert community 3 2

The most affected areas are, Rwangara, Katanga, kacyankumo and Kanyansi and Kanara Ward. The residents say that the overflow of water is having a negative economic effect on people who depend on the lake for fishing.
19:17
19:17

Kadaga Wants Relief Food Distributed Across the Country region 2 1

Kadaga observed that the national taskforce is currently concentrating its’ food aid campaigns in the areas of Kampala and Wakiso, while sidelining other equally starving communities throughout the country.
10:25
10:25

Iganga RDC, LC 5 Chairperson Clash Over Food Relief community 1 Top story

“The Indian association responded to the president’s call and their main aim was for us to help them handover this food to the national task force for proper accountability and recognition,” she told journalists.
16:43
16:43

Police Impostors Arrested in Kamuli district 1 1 Top story

According to Police, the suspected tried to pretend like truck drivers when they saw officers approaching but the officers pinned them for fleecing surrounding communities of their valuables during curfew period.
16:58
16:58

Uganda Prisons Creates Isolation Centres for New Suspects on Remand community 1 2

Uganda Prison's Service Spokesperson Frank Baine says that the newly constructed Kitalya Min Max Prison in Wakiso will be holding all suspects remanded from Kampala Metropolitan Area at this time. The facility which was built to hold inmates on longer sentences has been empty at the moment and is now seen as a perfect place of isolation.
10:38
10:38

Leg of Missing Child Recovered from Sugarcane Plantation police station

The Village Publicist Secretary, Rashid Kabukye, says the decomposing leg was found by hunters this morning. “We immediately sounded drums to alert the rest of the community,” he said.
21:15
21:15

Uganda on Food Security Threat Alert as Locusts Invade people 5 1

The Ministry of Agriculture has since passed out information warning the entire populace to stock enough food. However, the warning might have come in late as many people are likely to have already sold off a number of crops harvested in the recent farming season. Uganda last experienced a major locust invasion in 1961, with immense damage on crops which resulted in acute hunger.
16:25
16:25

46 Soldiers Dropped from Fisheries Protection Unit district 2 1 Top story

According to Ssebukera, the move is aimed at cleaning the unit following persistent complaints of incompetence and brutality leaved against the unit.
18:47
18:47

Bugembe Residents Blame Insecurity on Church Garden district 4 1

According to residents, the feeder road that connects the entire community goes through the bushy garden, which offers sanctuary to thugs.
14:50
14:50

Father Arrested For Selling Son Over Ritual Sacrifice district 1

Gamba’s mother, Olivier Naibilo says Ssebukera who disappeared in December last year showed up on January 1st, 2020 and confessed to have teamed up with four other people to sacrifice his child.
17:55
17:55

CDF Calls for Joint Military Operations to End Instability Uganda 3 1

This years’ exercise has attracted 60 participants from the countries of Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi and Kenya, whereas first-timers, South Sudan presented 13 participants.
09:14
09:14

UPDF Unveils Gadafi Football Club in Jinja team 1

Lt. Col Ivan Lwanyaga, attached to the Senior command and staff college, Kimaka, who doubles as the club’s patron says the team is a link between the force and the neighboring community.
07:48
07:48

Health Minister Warns Against Sabotaging Immunization Campaign court 3 1

Speaking at the launch of the mass Measles-Rubella and polio vaccination campaign at Mayuge district headquarters on Tuesday Aceng, said culprits will be prosecuted.
12:47
12:47

IRCU in Nationwide HIV/AIDs Sensitization Campaign resident 3 1

Charles Serwanja, the IRCU Health Program Manager, says it is the mandate of religious leaders to use their platforms to sensitize their communities on the HIV/AIDs epidemic.
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