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Mukono Residents Divided Over KCCA Mega Waste Landfill Project.

Mukono Residents Divided Over KCCA Mega Waste Landfill Project.

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Mukono residents and leaders are divided over commencing Kampala Capital City Authority’s waste management project, before the establishment of the developments planned along the project in the areas of Dundu village in Kyampisi Sub County. KCCA secured 136 acres of land to construct a modern garbage dumping site with several decomposing deep dump pits, electronic waste processing units and bio systems for energy. This site is intended to serve the entire Greater Kampala districts. This website visited the contested area and engaged some of the residents living next to the Project. Residents faulted their Kyampisi Subcounty leaders for fighting the KCCA Project which is about to commence, residents noted that they are going to benefit from the project by acquiring jobs, clean water and ro...
Overwhelming Teenage Pregnancies And Mothers In Buikwe Worries Leaders

Overwhelming Teenage Pregnancies And Mothers In Buikwe Worries Leaders

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The prolonged closure of schools is bringing many districts to their knees. In Buikwe, the district is grappling with a surge in teenage mothers – with authorities stuck on how to manage the situation. The numbers continue increasing each day, leaving leaders worried about the district’s future. The early pregnancies are mostly reported in Najja sub county, Kiyindi town council and Buikwe town council. At Makonge Medical Center at Kiyindi landing site, over 70 girls between the age of 10 to 17 were found seeking antenatal help. The village health teams and local area leaders fault parents who have remained silent on issues concerning sex among adolescents. that they would do alot but to fight the vice by sensitizing the parents and the children against early pregnancies, but they are under...
FORTEBET DONATES TO JINJA,HOSPITAL ITEMS WORTH 10M

FORTEBET DONATES TO JINJA,HOSPITAL ITEMS WORTH 10M

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FORTEBET DONATES TO JINJA, HOSPITAL ITEMS WORTH 10M Fortebet has continued to show its commitment to fighting the deadly COVID-19. This time, Fortebet went to the rescue of Jinja regional referral hospital and donated sanitizer and face masks worth over 10 million. The donation was handed over by Fortebet ambassador, Alex Muhangi together with the media manager, John Nanyumba to the hospital administration, led by the principal, David Ssemakula. Shortly after the handover, Ssemakula couldn’t hide his joy. “We are extremely happy to have received this free gift. Fortebet is the first betting company that has come to fight COVID-19 with us. This is indeed a very good gesture because it is a sign that Fortebet doesn’t only care about business but also the welfare of Ugandans. Thank you so muc...
Unvaccinated Teachers Will Not Be Allowed To Teach

Unvaccinated Teachers Will Not Be Allowed To Teach

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The Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Kataha Museveni has said that teachers who will not heed government calls to get the Covid-19 jab will not be allowed to teach once schools re-open “I want you to know that, we are going to ask the head teachers and heads of institutions to be strict to make sure that no teacher who is not vaccinated is allowed to go to class or to go to school at all. Please don’t think that this is just talking. We mean this for your own good, ”she said She explained that as the ministry of Education and Sports they are doing their part to ensure that teachers and learners above 18 years get vaccinated “It is very important that you must really get these jabs, so If you don’t get vaccinated you may not be allowed to go to schools for the job you need,” she said...
“Prof Mbonye Forgave MoH Tormentors before Dying” Lucy Nakyobe Mbonye

“Prof Mbonye Forgave MoH Tormentors before Dying” Lucy Nakyobe Mbonye

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The Cabinet Secretary and Head of Public Service Lucy Nakyobe Mbonye has disclosed that her husband forgave his tormentors at the Ministry of Health where he served as Director of Medical Services. Nakyobe told mourners at Professor Anthony Mbonye’s vigil that she blames the infighting at the Health Ministry as the trigger that started off the illness that has finally killed her husband. Nevertheless, the late Prof Anthony Kabanza Mbonye did most of his literary work during his four years battle with cancer according to family and friends. Two years ago, he wrote a tell-it-all book about the fights in the ministry but abruptly withdrew it from circulation before many copies had been sold. Prof Mbonye breathed his last yesterday morning. According to the wife of the deceased Lucy Nakyobe, M...
Dumped Coffin in Protest Against Dr Atwiine takes new twist

Dumped Coffin in Protest Against Dr Atwiine takes new twist

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Doctors and residents close to Mulago national referral hospital have this morning woken up to shocking scenes of a baby coffin dropped by unknown activists protesting the reappointment of Dr. Diana Atwiine as the Permanent secretary to the Health Ministry. Over the past weeks, Dr. Atwine has been embroiled in clashes with a huge section of the public calling for her resignation over her alleged failure to handle the covid pandemic. In the recent presidential reshuffles, a large section of Ugandas were heavily expectant that Dr. Atwine would be dropped after numerous scandals implicating her in the covid money heist surfaced but surprisingly, Museveni retained her in the position. This is what perhaps inspired a morning protest at Mulago hospital. Traffic remains at stand still with the co...
‘Lockdown Likely to Stay’’ Ministry Official

‘Lockdown Likely to Stay’’ Ministry Official

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Health ministry officials have warned that it is likely that covid-19 restrictions will not be lifted after the 42-day lockdown. This comes as Ugandans are appealing to the government to consider lifting the lockdown arguing that they need to resume work and fend for their families. According the ministry permanent secretary Dr. Diana Atwiine much as the cases have reduced, it’s still early to speculate about whether to extend or lift the lockdown. She meanwhile says much as some of the locked sections might be lifted, there is need to further lock some for the safety of Ugandans. She meanwhile reveals that the country will receive two consignments of covid19 vaccines before the end of this week. Dr Diana says at least 300,000 doses of the Sinovac vaccine and 286,000 doses of AstraZeneca v...
Hospital Released Body Of Fallen Mukono Doctor, family given hash conditions on remained balance

Hospital Released Body Of Fallen Mukono Doctor, family given hash conditions on remained balance

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Kampala Hospital finally handed over the body of the fallen Mukono Doctor on tuff conditions, Isma Kizito who succumbed to covid-19, on Sunday night The body of Dr. Isma has been detained for two days at Kampala hospital, after the family failed to raise 68 Millions two weeks medical bills. Ssesanga Esperito, a maternal uncle to the deceased, expressed concern over Kampala hospital's greed for money, he added that it was unfair to ask them 90 millions in just two weeks. "How can they hike the medical charges to a fellow doctor who goes through the same hardships as them?" Asked Ssesanga Ssesanga narrated to mourners at Gita village in Kasangati town council the ups and downs the family went through in raising half of the money to secure the body from Kampala hospital. Marris Nakayaga a fam...
Take Back The Pick Ups And Buy ICU Beds And Ventilators, Dr Ekwaro

Take Back The Pick Ups And Buy ICU Beds And Ventilators, Dr Ekwaro

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In a move to curb Covid 19, former president of the Uganda Medical Association, Dr. Ekwaro has said that lockdown is not sustainable. ” Lockdown is not sustainable, we have to go back to the basics. The idea was to promote prevention and improve our ability to manage cases, in this case, we haven’t done well,” said Dr Ekwaro. While on NBS TV, Dr. Ekwaro advised the government to instead expand on the testing of Covid 19, and also pay the salary walkers for medical workers who are on the front line. He also advised the government which recently purchased a fleet of over 282 double cabin pickups in the Shs23.9bn COVID-19 response donation funds to return the cars and instead use the money to buy testing kits. He said that in this crucial situation, ICU beds and ventilators are more import...
Another Covid 19 Medicine Discovered By Gulu University, Cures in 72 hours

Another Covid 19 Medicine Discovered By Gulu University, Cures in 72 hours

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With the Covid-19 pandemic ravaging on, the country’s top learning institutions have engaged in a race to bring forward remedies to the horrific pandemic. The leading Universities in Research and Innovations have showcased their worth in working round the clock in various ways to mitigate the ruthless virus. The latest development is by Gulu University that has delivered good news of hope with a discovery of a Covid-19 Herb that allegedly cures corona virus in 72 hours. The herb (Covilyce) is awaiting approval from the National Drug Authority but has already worked wonders on over 100 patients. Dr Alice Veronica Lamwaka, the principal of the Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Traditional Medicine Centre of Excellenc at Gulu University says the University’s herbal COVID-19 treatment drug wi...
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