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14:35
14:35

Ministry Of Health: We are Prepared In Case Of Ebola Virus kasese

The Health Ministry has said they are on the highest alert ever of Ebola Virus Disease EVD as the outbreak enters the fourth month and case numbers surpass 300 in the Democratic Republic of Congo DRC.
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.
17:32
17:32

One Tests Positive for Crimean-Congo Fever in Kabarole richard mugahi 2

According to Mugahi, they believe that the suspect was bitten by a tick, which had sucked blood from an infected animal. He says they have already sprayed all the animals in the victims village and sensitized residents against staying with animals in their houses.
16:54
16:54

River Enyau Bridge Worrying district 2 2

The bridge that crosses over River Enyau along Pajulu road is eroded on both sides exposing motorists to danger.
19:09
19:09

Ebola Case Reported Near Lake Albert uganda 2 1 Top story

Today, Ituri province Vice Governor Keta Upar said in a statement that the latest Ebola case had been reported in Tchomia on the shores of Lake Albert, making it the closest the disease has come to Uganda.
14:46
14:46

I Connected Kipoi to Rwenzori Rebels - Witness people 1 Top story

According to Muhumuza, he was surprised by the questions and asked Kipoi why he was asking him such questions. Kipoi reportedly replied that M23 was comprised of Ugandans and Rwandese who would be difficult to deal with as they plot to overthrow government.
13:49
13:49

500 Congolese Nationals Flee Fresh Clashes in Eastern DRC child 1 4

Peter Kyasimire, the LC 2 Chairperson Nkondo parish in Kyangwali Sub County who is part of the team receiving the Congolese at Sebigoro reception center, says they expect the number to double by Monday evening because the situation is still tense.
07:01
07:01

NDA Cracks Whip on Unlicensed Pharmacies in Kasese village 3 1 Top story

Emmanuel Umirambe, the Inspector of Drugs at National Drug Authority, says they closed the two pharmacies in an operation aimed at clamping down on pharmacies and drug shops operating without the requisite requirements.
15:48
15:48

Kampala, Wakiso Listed Among Ebola High-Risk Districts health worker 1 Top story

According to the Uganda health ministry, the outbreak threatens 22 Ugandan districts, most of them at the borders in West Nile, Western and South Western Uganda.
14:47
14:47

Ugandan Fishermen Bribing Congolese Officials to Operate on Lake Albert district 1

Robert Mujuni, a representative of fishermen at Kaiso landing site in Buseruka sub county Hoima district also confirms that some Ugandan fishermen bribe Congolese government officials to allow them to operate freely.
13:09
13:09

Japan Donates Ambulance to Kisoro Hospital uganda 1

He explained that the donation was in response to frequent pleas by Kisoro district authorities over transport shortfalls at the hospital.
15:38
15:38

11 Held Over Rebel Activities in Hoima people 1 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson, says the suspects were rounded up by a combined team of Police and UPDF on Friday last week during training in a bush near Kaiso landing site in Tonya parish in Buseruka Sub county Hoima district.
07:55
07:55

DR Congo Ebola Outbreak is Over – WHO dr matshidiso moeti

The countdown to the announcement began on June 12, when the last patient was released from care after testing negative a second time for the virus, whose symptoms include major bleeding and high fever.
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.
17:31
17:31

Flying Squad Lame Without Tracking Department police spokesperson 1 2

According to Kayima, the department had become a money minting venture as the officers had turned their focus on phone tracking instead of tackling crime such as kidnaps and vehicle theft.
08:13
08:13

Kigezi Leaders Demand Installation of Weigh Bridges road 5 1 Top story

Reuben Tumwebaze Byaruhanga, the Director Road Infrastructure Protection under Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA, admits that UNRA has also learnt that truck drivers heading to Rwanda, Burundi and DRC over load their trucks.
13:12
13:12

Fishermen Lose UGX 8OOM to Congolese Soldiers sub county 1

Geoffrey Kumakech, the Buseruka Sub county LC V, says the loss is huge big to the district and government, since most fishermen are now refusing to pay tax.
07:30
07:30

Another Lorry Plunges Into Nile at Karuma Bridge police 1 Top story

The truck spilled several strips of the palm poles onto the bridge as it plunged into the waterfalls, about 7.5 Meters deep. It is still unclear how many people were inside the ill-fated truck at the time of the accident.
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