USAID ‘Voucher’ Facilitates Safe Motherhood


Vulnerable mothers in northern and eastern Uganda continue to benefit from the USAID funded Voucher Plus Activity designed to provide quality maternal and neonatal health services at a highly subsidized rates for most poor and vulnerable women.

With a voucher at 4000 shillings, a low income earning woman is able to receive safe motherhood services including four antenatal care visits, safe delivery, emergency transportation, post natal care and post partum family planning from quality health facility service providers.

Airtel Customers Complain about Data Services


Airtel customers are discontent with the data services provided by the telecom company as they say they are cheated.

Many customers complain about the Airtel data services on its social media platforms mostly Twitter and Facebook. Customers say Airtel cheats them and that nothing has been done to address this issue.


Open Manholes Threaten Lives in Kikoni


A resident of Kikoni in Makindye division is nursing injuries he sustained on Wednesday night when he fell into an open manhole opposite Douglas Villa Hostel.

Christopher Twesigye sprained his leg after falling into the open hole just outside his shop opposite Douglas Villa Hostel along Nanfubambi Road. Twesigye says the incident happed at 10:30pm.

“I fell inside this hole. This hole should be fixed immediately. This may happen to someone else so it should be covered as soon as possible," Twesigye said.