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06:59
06:59

43 Apprehended Over Death of Police Constable member 4

Samuel Kisembo, the Hoima Resident District Commissioner-RDC confirmed the operation, saying they cant seat back and watch illegal immigrants destabilize peace in the district.
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.
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.
08:23
08:23

Oulanyah Tasks OAG To Closely Monitor Accounting Officers district 4 1 Top story

Oulanya says the Hoima regional office should ensure that the monies injected by the government in the oil sector is properly monitored and accounted for adding that the establishment of the regional office will extend services closer to the people they Audit and that this will enhance the delivery of their mandate.
10:58
10:58

Hoima Schools Battle Bed Bug Infestation district 2

Johnson Kusiima Baingana, the Hoima District Inspector of Schools, says they found bed bugs in dormitories of five secondary schools. He however, declined to reveal the names of the affected schools.
18:22
18:22

Hippo Kills One, Injures Two Others district 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson, told Uganda Radio Network that the Hippo grabbed one of the fishermen and disappeared with him in the river.
17:43
17:43

Renovation of Hoima Municipal Block Stalls gobierno 2 1 Top story

Daniel Kaseregenye, the Hoima Municipal Deputy Town Clerk, says they decided to carry out the renovation and expansion works due to shortage of space, adding that following the elevation of the municipal status in 2010, the number of staff increased and office block couldnt accommodate all of them.
17:46
17:46

Education Ministry Launches Ugx 1 trillion Refugee Education Plan arua 2

The 1 trillion Shillings plan aims to improve access and quality of learning across all levels of education in the refugee hosting districts of Arua, Yumbe, Moyo, Adjumani, Kampala, Hoima, Isingiro, Kamwenge, Kiryandongo, Koboko, Kyegegwa, and Lamwo, over the next three years.
12:21
12:21

Measles Outbreak Confirmed in Bunyoro Districts region 2

Dr. Fredrick Byenume, the Hoima District Health Inspector told Uganda Radio Network on Saturday that they have registered 47 cases in Hoima and Kikuube districts since Tuesday last week.
07:45
07:45

Bunyoro Fishermen Demand Reinstatement of BMUs community 3 1 Top story

Pascal Opio, a fisherman attached to Mbegu Landing site in Tonya parish in Buseruka Sub County in Hoima district, says they have lost several fishermen believed to have been thrown by fellow fishermen in the Lake since the BMUs were disbanded.
11:01
11:01

Two Hoima Women in Custody Over Murder of Rwandan National investigation 1

It is alleged that the duo picked a quarrel with the Rwandan national only identified as Twizerimana for unknown reason at the bar at around 3:00am on Monday. They reportedly hacked the deceased on the face and head several times.
10:07
10:07

Two Kyankwanzi Herdsmen Arrested for Stealing 15 Cows village

According to Esiko, after stealing the cows, the suspects loaded the animals on a Fuso truck registration number UAS 445C destined for Kyankwanzi district. Esiko says Hoima police immediately notified their counterparts in Kyankwanzi who mounted a road block and intercepted the truck.
08:10
08:10

Soroti USMID Road Works Drag on construction 3 1

Gilbert Kiracho, the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist USMID / Ministry of Lands Housing and Urban Development, acknowledges the challenges but says the work in Soroti is almost complete.
16:36
16:36

Jilted Lover Held for Murder investigation

Ezira Esiko, the officer in charge of the Criminal Investigations Department at Hoima central police station, says the suspect picked a quarrel Ezekiel Cwinya, a resident of the same area on Sunday night at around 11:00pm and stabbed him to death using a sharp knife.
13:49
13:49

Kagadi Catechist Injured in Family Brawl investigation 1

Mukiza told URN on his sick bed at St Ambrose Health Center III this morning that it all started when he returned home after watching the 10 oclock TV news at his neighbors residency and didnt find his wife at home.
17:59
17:59

NRM Postpones Primary Elections in New Districts electoral commison 1 Top story

The Deputy NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson, Dr. John Arimpa Kigyagi, told URN about Shillings 920million is needed to conclude the entire process. He says that money is needed to print ballot papers, purchase ballot boxes, and cater for transport and the human resource.
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.
16:53
16:53

Mpanga Market Rotting Away village 3 3 Top story

The Town Clerk, Deo Ndimo, said he was aware of the issues of Mpanga market but asked for more time so as to comment. But the Mpanga Market Vendors Chairperson, Stephen Asiimwe, calls for transparency if the market is to move forward.
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.
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