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NWSC summons Posta Uganda over illegal water consumption

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Institutions and private entities in Gulu are on the spot of illegal connections and drilling of boreholes as National Water and Sewerage Corporation loses millions of shillings in the City. At least nine business entities with accumulated water bills have are to reported illegally have …

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SOP violators in Lango caned, forced to buy masks at sh5,000

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders in the various districts in Lango sub-region are crafting by-laws and practical measures to ensure that the people abide by the COVID-19 prevention Standard Operating Procedures -SOPs. Concerned citizens and soldiers have also been seen enthusiastically administering corporal punishment to violators in some …

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Heavy rains wreak havoc in Napak district

Napak, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Several houses were left flooded and many plants swept away by running water after a heavy downpour that lasted for seven hours on Wednesday morning.  The most affected sub-counties include; Lotome, Ngoleriet, Kangole town council and Matany with many families affected as well. The floods …

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One dead, 7 injured as Fuso crashes into NWSC offices

  Luweero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One person has been confirmed dead and seven others injured when a FUSO Truck Registration Number UBE-042A lost control and rammed into the offices of the National Water and Sewerage Corporation in Luweero district. The truck, loaded with Bricks swerved off the Luweero-Kiwoko …

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Schools, health centres benefit from UNICEF WASH project

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The United Nations Children’s Fund-UNICEF has distributed water, sanitation, and hygiene-WASH supplies to schools and health centres across the country. The programme has been extended to 1,172 government-aided primary schools and 472 health centres ranging from health centre IIIs to regional hospitals. However, several components …

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Kakingol health staff share water with wild animals

Moroto, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Shortage of clean water at Kakingol health III in Moroto district has worsened. Currently, health workers are asking patients and expectant mothers to fetch water from the river bed for use at the health center before they are attended to. URN visited Kakingol health center …

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Kamwenge district seeks UGX 46Bn to end water crisis

Kamwenge, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Kamwenge district is seeking 46 Billion Shillings to end the problem of lack of access to clean water.   According to the Kamwenge district Assistant Water Officer, Michael Byamukama, access to clean water in urban areas is about 70 per cent but in rural areas, some …

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Mongolian president urges public to use water, electricity sparingly

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia | THE INDEPENDENT |    Mongolian President Khaltmaa Battulga on Monday urged the public to better conserve water and electricity. Battulga made the remarks after the Mongolian government on Sunday decided to write off payments for water, heat, electricity and waste for households and organizations (excluding governmental organizations, state …

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