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Masaka Landing Sites Choke on Plastic Waste

20 Oct 2021 · Godfrey Ssemanda, a resident of Lambu landing site in Bukakata Sub County, indicates that dumping of the foreign plastic materials is frustrating their local efforts of collecting the waste materials for recycling because part of it remains stuck in the floating vegetation cover on the lake.

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Masaka Landing Sites Choke on Plastic Waste 2 3

Godfrey Ssemanda, a resident of Lambu landing site in Bukakata Sub County, indicates that dumping of the foreign plastic materials is frustrating their local efforts of collecting the waste materials for recycling because part of it remains stuck in the floating vegetation cover on the lake.
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Uganda Receives Over Ten Million Doses of Polio Vaccines 2 2

Dr. Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam, the WHO Representative in Uganda is convinced that Uganda will meet the target of ten million children within three days based on its past polio vaccination record. Tegegn however hopes that the exercise will not disrupt or be disrupted by the ongoing Covid-19 mass vaccination campaign.
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Interviews for EAC Jobs Postponed After Uganda's Protest EALA MPs 1

The Secretariat early this year advertised over 50 jobs attracting more than 15,000 applications. However there have been concerns especially from the Ugandan side over unequal distribution of the jobs among the six member states of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan, Rwanda and Burundi.
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Absence of Banking Services Frustrate Cross-Border Traders in Elegu Elegu Township 1 3

The Town Council has a population of 17,000 people with more than 500 of them engaged in cross-border trade. They deal in general merchandise, agricultural produce, hardware, restaurants and supermarkets among others.
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Gov't Impounds Several Tonnes of Immature Fish 6 3

The trucks, containing immature fish criminally harvested in Uganda and illegally repackaged in Kenya and destined for the Democratic Republic of Congo were impounded at Mpondwe border in Kasese on October 10 and were on Wednesday driven to the Fisheries Directorate head office in Entebbe pending further investigations.
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Gov’t Starts Mass Treatment of River Blindness Among South Sudan Refugees MInistry of Health 2 1

David Oguttu, the programme Manager for the National Onchocerciasis Elimination programme says enrolling the refugees in mass treatment will help Uganda achieve its policy of eliminating Onchocerciasis.
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Army Impounds Four Trucks Allegedly Carrying Immature Fish 1 2

The trucks, destined for the Democratic Republic of Congo, were impounded in Kasese and driven today to the Fisheries Directorate head office in Entebbe pending further investigations.