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14:36
14:36

Dead Bodies that Stay in the Wards for Hours Traumatise Patients in Buvuma District Parliament 3 1

Claire Namuweera recalls the night the patient near her died and the health workers immediately administered the offices dutifully and then left the body there until morning when the relatives came to collect it, something which forced her caregiver and sister to spend the rest of the night outside yet it was raining.
13:12
13:12

Government Earmarks UGX6B to Build 2 Seed Secondary Schools in Buvuma Buvuma District 4 1

DEO Bugembe says in Bwema sub-county, Namatale Seed School is going to be the first secondary school to be built, serving 12 different islands making the sub-county. He adds that it will also help the sub-counties in the far island sub-counties like; Lyabaana, Lwaje, Lubya and Bugaya which are also lacking secondary schools.
11:42
11:42

Drug Shortage Hits Buvuma Health Facilities Buvuma District 3 1

Dr Baker Kanyike, the Buvuma District Health Officer says that the facilities have been grappling with drug stock-outs for two months.
12:25
12:25

Health Ministry Agrees to Shift Boat Ambulance to Buvuma Ministry of Health 1 3

During the meeting, Buvuma officials raised concern why the Ministry continues keeping the water boat ambulance meant for the district in Entebbe yet they have health emergencies to attend to in the islands.
13:20
13:20

One Dead, 16 Injured in Buvuma Accident Buvuma District 2 1

Kwanya and the injured who are also employees of the Buvuma Oil were on Saturday night while returning to their quarters. They were travelling in a canter truck registration number UAZ 121S.
19:27
19:27

Buvuma District Taskforce Struggling Management of Covid-19 Cases 2

In one month, Buvuma’s covid-19 cases have increased from 90 to 164. In Bwema sub-county alone there are 54 cases.
13:31
13:31

Two Pirates Arrested in Buvuma Buvuma District 1 2

Buvuma Resident District Commissioner, Kigongo Juma says the suspects have been leading acts of piracy on Lake Victoria targeting boat operators in districts of Namayingo, Buvuma, Mayuge and Jinja.
11:39
11:39

Buvuma Councillors Decline to Endorse LC 5 Chair as District Service Commission Chairperson Buvuma District 1 2 Top story

The LC V Chairperson, Alex Mabiriizi had forwarded his name and that of Beatrice Keyijesha, the Lwajje Sub-county LC V councillor for appointment to the District Service Commission. However, councillors have rejected the move, saying they can only approve the two if they resign from their current positions.
09:51
09:51

Buvuma District Suspends Business After Registering Two Positive COVID-19 Cases 2

Zebio Wasswa, the Buvuma District Information Officer, says all staff and other workers at the district headquarters been advised to go for COVID-19 testing and self-isolate until when their results return.
14:25
14:25

Buvuma Ferry Passengers Reduced After registering Two Covid-19 cases DHO 1 2

The District Health Officer-DHO Dr. Barker Kanyike instructed the ferry management to reduce the numbers of passengers from 200 to 80 after registering two cases on the ferry last week. The ferry makes two trips between Kiyindi and Kirongo on a daily basis.
17:27
17:27

Buvuma Leaders Plead with UNRA to Tarmac Road to Landing Site Buvuma District 1 4

The LCV Chairperson Buvuma, Alex Mabiriizi says the district is struggling to repair the road since it was not budgeted for in the 2020/2021 financial year budget.
21:49
21:49

Island Communities Oblivious of COVID-19 Control Measures Lufu island 1 3

No resident is using a facemask at Lufu and Yuwe islands, which are located between eight and 10 kilometres from the main island of Buvuma. They still meet in groups, for drink ups and other social gatherings, with no physical distancing measures and no fear of a possible outbreak of coronavirus disease.
12:24
12:24

Fuel Prices Increase in Buvuma After Pump Stations Suspend Services Buvuma District 3 2 Top story

The fuel stations at Kirongo landing site and Luwanda trading center suspended their services due to failure by trucks to supply fuel from the mainland resulting from the suspension of ferry services.
16:40
16:40

Lack of Schools in Buvuma Force Pupils into Fishing Lwajje Sub county 1 3

Although, the government has set up schools in each of the sub-counties apart from Lwajje which has none. The sub-counties have several other scattered small islands attached to them, but the children are struggling to access schools.
11:12
11:12

Increasing Water Levels Interrupt Construction of Kiyindi-Kirongo Docking Piers UNRA 2 1 Top story

Engineer Ismail Kyazze, the Ferry Service Operations manager in UNRA, who is also in charge of inspecting the construction of the new ferry, says they have completed assembled the ferry and read to start work as planned.
13:53
13:53

Poor Working Conditions at Oil Palm Nursery Project Irks Buvuma Officials NOPP 2 1

“We have talked to the project managers to consider things that matters first. They have always told the people of Buvuma that the project is here to change their live. We think this must be reflected in all areas of life. The population at the site is too big to work without sanitary places this exposes their lives to diseases.” Mabiriizi explains.
17:21
17:21

Poor Road Network Threatens National Oil Palm Project in Buvuma NOPP 1 3

Alex Mabiriizi, the Buvuma District LC V Chairperson, says farmers risk making losses once the seedlings are not delivered on time because of bad roads.
22:10
22:10

NOPP Considers Hiring Kalangala Ferry to Transport Palm Oil Seedlings to Buvuma UNRA 1 3

Currently, there is a single ferry plying the route from Kiyindi landing site in Buikwe District to Kirongo landing site in Buvuma district. However, Wilson Sserunjogi, the Buvuma District Oil Palm Project Oil Person, says the ferry is in bad shape very bad shape and may not deliver the seedlings on time as anticipated.
11:06
11:06

Buvuma Residents Occupy Flooded Homes lake victoria 2 4 Top story

Charles Ayisu, the Busamuzi Sub County LC 3 Chairperson expresses fear of starvation because most of their food crops were submerged. He appeals to government work out a quick remedy for people staying near the Lake Shores to avoid a crisis in the future.
07:35
07:35

Trench Foot Disease Chasing Buvuma Boat Operators, Fishermen from Lake DHO 3 1 Top story

Dr. Baker Kanyike, the Buvuma District Health Officer-DHO confirms that immersion foot is common among people in the district, saying they recorded about 40 people turning up for treatment for a similar condition.
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