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Mar 2021 38 results
20:41
20:41

Ministry of Health Asked to Distribute More Effective Mosquito Nets Malaria Consortium 7

A total of 27. 5million nets have been distributed and now Tibenderana who is also the Technical head at International NGO Malaria Consortium says government should be thinking about next generation nets in preceding campaigns with a lot of research being churned out. He says elimination requires having a rapid response that can be implemented by both the private and the public sector.
20:28
20:28

Ministry Conducting Inspection of Schools Ahead of Reopening for More Classes 1

Dr. Kedrace Turyagyenda, the Director of Education Standards in the ministry, says before schools receive more learners they want to assess the level of compliance to the standard operating procedures.
18:10
18:10

Umeme Posts 70% Profits Fall Due to Covid 19 UMEME in Gulu

According to the 2020 financial results, there was a decline in total revenues by 7%, with electricity sales declining by 3%, on top of government's suspension of the Electricity Connection Policy in December.
18:04
18:04

Prime Suspect in Queen Elizabeth National Park Lions’ Killing Arrested 3 2

Ssekandi confirmed to our reporter on Tuesday afternoon that following a tip-off from one of the concerned locals, security officials on Monday night arrested the prime suspects.
17:43
17:43

How CCTVs Pinned Police Constable in Attempted Robbery of UGX 7 Billion 1

Uwera and Batre in their statements indicated that the robbers demanded for 2m USD amounting to over 7 billion shillings. They claimed that it had been left in the house by Saka who was not at home at the moment.
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MP Odonga Otto on Illegal Gun Charges plus "Many Other Offences" 1

CID Spokesperson, Charles Twine, has confirmed to Uganda Radio Network –URN that Otto was arrested today morning and was being transported to Kampala to face off with detectives at investigations headquarters at Kibuli.
17:22
17:22

Foot and Mouth Quarantine, Drought Push Milk Prices Up 7 3 Top story

In the districts of Isingiro, Sembabule, Kazo and Kiruhura, farmers have seen their incomes plummet as they have nowhere to sell the milk. Many are giving back the milk to the calves where possible, as even the local people are avoiding its consumption for fear of contracting the disease.
17:18
17:18

Teenage Mother Stranded with Pre-Mature Triplets Neonatal Ward 1 1

Barbara Acaya, a P.5 school dropout from Agwayugi Primary School and a resident of Lukome Parish, Bungatira Sub –County in Gulu District delivered the triplets pre –maturely on 6th March this year, two months before the due date. It is believed the malaria she suffered from led to the pre –mature delivery.
17:09
17:09

Hailstorm Devastates Villages in Isingiro 4 2

Among the affected villages include Rwenturagara, Katuntu, Nyabubare, Kigazi, Kijubwe, in Nyabubare Parish Rugaaga Town Council.
17:01
17:01

UBC Negotiates for UGX 1.2B Supplementary to Expand Radio Network 4 1

According to a statement by the Minister of ICT and National Guidance Judith Nabakooba, the money will cover the cost of 20 units of 1.2 KW Radio Transmitters, 15 digitak audio processors, 20 bass pass filters, 10 dummy loads, 20 15KVA Automatic voltage regulators, 15 new sets of 4 dipole antennas among others, to facilitate new transmission sites in the districts of Bukwo, Kapchorwa, Kotido, Packwach, Kitgum and Moyo.
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16:59

Water Shortage Hits Lamogi Sub County AMREF Health Africa 2

The village had 12 boreholes of which 8 broke down last year forcing the 3,628 households to share clean water from the 4 remaining functional boreholes or fetch water from streams.
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16:41

Papyrus Mat Makers Concerned About Farming Activities in Wetlands 2 1

However, Anywar says unlike before when he could get the reeds from Layibi swamp, which is near his residence, he now walks up to Pece swamp, thrice the distance he used to cover, to get good reeds.
16:27
16:27

Apac Municipality Bans Sale of Fuel in Plastic Bottles 3 2

Geoffrey Ojuka Ekweny the directly elected councillor for Ngec ward in Arocha Division observes that petrol is highly flammable which is risky to have it being sold in open and public places.
16:24
16:24

Residents Flood Bududa Hospital to See Mother of Quadruplets 4

Many residents said they had never seen such an incident in the district. They said such incidents were just reported in other places but they did not believe.
16:21
16:21

Kawempe North MP-Elect Mohammad Ssegirinya Remanded to Kitalya Muhammad Ssegirinya 1

Segirinya was arrested on Monday, March 22, 2021, from Mini Price, downtown Kampala during a protest organised to contest the outcome of the January 14, presidential election, and to demand the release of National Unity Platform supporters who are detained in various facilities across the country.
15:54
15:54

Musumba’s Election Petition Doesn’t Affect Kadaga’s Bid for Speaker- Committee speaker kadaga 1 2

The election petition by Procovia Salaamu Musumba challenging Rebecca Kadaga’s election as Kamuli Woman MP has no bearing on her re-lection as Speaker, the rules committee has said.
15:29
15:29

Uninstalled Lights Delay Use of UGX25BN Moroto Main Market 1

According to Hajji Sebaduke, the town clerk for Moroto Municipality, there is no need to allow traders to enter and utilize the facility yet some parts are not yet completed.
15:01
15:01

Sikuda Health Center III Stuck with Faulty Solar Power System 5

The panels and batteries broke down three years ago leaving health workers and patients stranded.
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