Uganda

High Costs of Gears Push Fishermen in Kwania District Out of Fishing

Uganda Radio Network - 35 min 32 sec fa
The government lifted the suspension in July 2020 but only allowed fishermen with the recommended boat sizes, a restriction that has pushed fishermen out of business.
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COVID CRISIS: Kabale Hospital overwhelmed, Suspends Oxygen supply to other Health facilities

Red Pepper Uganda - 56 min 38 sec fa
Kabale – Kabale Regional Referral Hospital has suspended the supply of oxygen to its neighbouring...
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Sironko Farmers Receive 50,000 Fingerlings to Boost Production

Uganda Radio Network - 57 min 51 sec fa
Bulambuli, UgandaPatrick Okori, the district production officer says their prospect is to step up aquaculture farming in the district with each parish having at least three fish ponds.
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Arua Vendors Equate Sleeping in the Market to Being in Prison

Uganda Radio Network - 2 ore 2 min fa
But in Arua, the vendors have not implemented the directive citing lack of Sanitary facilities and congestion. The market which was constructed out of iron sheets following the demolition of the main market currently accommodates over 3,000 vendors dealing in various foodstuffs. It has one water point and a four stance latrine.
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Hoima Hospital Under Probe for Chasing COVID-19 Patients

Uganda Radio Network - 2 ore 22 min fa
Reports indicate that the facility did not provide any medicine for the patients, or even guide them on the COVID-19 home-based care protocols which would allow them to protect themselves while at their respective homes. Some of the patients however alerted the COVID-19 taskforces in the area about their predicament.
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Maracha District Health Workers Stuck in Arua Over Inter-District Travel Ban

Uganda Radio Network - 3 ore 58 min fa
President Museveni Museveni early this month announced a ban on inter-district travel to prevent a further spread of COVID-19 as Uganda battles a more deadly wave of the pandemic. The president subsequently banned public transport implying that even essential workers who did not have their own means of transport would be unable to move.
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64 Medical Interns of Gulu University Take Hippocratic Oath

Uganda Radio Network - 4 ore 17 min fa
As an important step in becoming a doctor, medical students must take the Hippocratic Oath, promising to first, do no harm but focus on the role as physicians to treat the ill to the best of their ability, preserve patients privacy and secrecy of medicine.
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Lira Vendors Shun Directive to Spend Nights in Markets

Uganda Radio Network - 4 ore 35 min fa
Lira, UgandaThe directive was issued at the pronouncement of a 42-day lockdown in which movement is restricted within districts, and curfew hours adjusted to 7 p.m. According to President Yoweri Museveni, staying in Markets will help traders keep coronavirus at bay since they will be stationed in one place, while equally protecting the rest of the family members.
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New Sub Counties in Soroti Directed to Share Budgets with Mother Units

Uganda Radio Network - 4 ore 59 min fa
The sub-counties that have been idle for more than one year after their elevation had their local leaders elected in March during the general elections. But even after assuming office, their operations hang in balance over the absence of start-up funds and independent budgets.
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Only Vaccinated Police Officers, Civilians to Access Police Headquarters – IGP

Uganda Radio Network - 5 ore 18 min fa
Counter-terrorism teams guarding the entrance are restricting people from going beyond the gate without proof of vaccination. Staff at the police headquarters said a directive has been issued by the IGP that a COVID-19 vaccination card must be the gate pass for both civilians and police personnel.
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COVID Pandemic Fueling Major Increase in Drug Use -Report

Uganda Radio Network - 5 ore 42 min fa
Kampala, UgandaThat’s among the key findings of the latest annual report released on Thursday by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), which also provides an overview of global drug markets, as well as their impact on people’s health and livelihoods.
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