East Africa News

THE ENDEMIC KILLING OF HIPPOPOTUMUS IN MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

  A hippopotamus in the marshes of River Nile near Pakwach Bridge   BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU PAKWACH: Thursday, July 22, 2021   Every month, Jimmy Olore, a self-confessed hippopotamus hunter and his folks from Pujwang village make up to six forays on a three-kilometre journey on the River Nile to Pakwach Bridge in Uganda’s West Nile sub-region.   This is one of …

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LACWADO SPONSORS HEALTH RADIO TALK SHOWS IN BULIISA AND BUNYORO ATLARGE

By Innocent Atuganyira   Lake Albert Children Women Advocacy and Development Organization – LACWADO a non government organization is sponsoring health radio talks in Buliisa District Bunyoro Sub Region Western Uganda to sensitize the community on the dangers of corona virus.   Dr. Robert Mugabe the District Health Educator – Buliisa …

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GOVERNMENT OF UGANDA HAS PRIOLITIES RIGHT, ACQUIRING VACCINES, AMBULANCES, AND VEHICLES CONCURRENTLY

By Emmanuel  Ainebyoona Dear reader, In the past few months,  social media has been awash with demands for  accountability  for the funds donated  by the general  public  to government  in support of  the COVID-19  response. Indeed, the government  appreciates the generosity of all Ugandans from all walks of life who …

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SUPPORTING LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN UGANDA AGAINST COVID-19, KAGADI DISTRICT COVID-19 TASKFORCE RECEIVES UGX 510M

By Innocent Atuganyira The Government of Uganda is determined to reduce the infections of Covid-19 that has forced the country into another lockdown. As part of the response mechanism to manage and contain the pandemic, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni issued a Presidential Decree setting up different taskforces to guide the …

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AVOID TAKING COVID19 TESTS FROM PRIVATE CLINICS THAT ARE NOT ACREDITED, KABALE DISTRICT CLINICS TO BE INVESTIGATED

By Aine Mugisha Ministry of Health has cautioned Ugandans from being tempted to buy or use questionable products in a bid to test, treat, cure or prevent Covid-19. Meanwhile some private clinics are trying to profit from the pandemic by allowing people to do PCR or RDT tests at their …

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DISTRIBUTION OF MOSQUITO NETS SPREAD TO UPCOUNTRY MARKETS, HOIMA VENDORS APPRECIATE MINISTRY OF HEALTH

By Innocent Atuganyira The Ministry of Health is distributing thousands of mosquito nets to vendors who keep markets open around the country. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni directed that all vendors should get mosquito nets in his last address before the lockdown.   Dr Diana Atwine, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health …

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