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14:13
14:13

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Reserved for Hard to Reach Areas 1 5 Top story

The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 single-dose vaccine has been reported to be compatible with standard vaccine storage and distribution channels with ease of delivery to remote areas and can be transported using the same cold chain technologies used to transport treatments for cancer, immunological disorders and other medicines.
13:17
13:17

PWDS Demand Improved Access to Reproductive Health Services 5 1

Sarah Kabagenyi the chairperson of Bundibugyo District Association of Women with Disability-BAWD told URN that although persons with disabilities have the same sexual and reproductive health needs as other people, they often face barriers to information and service, and are often unable to access the same range of health services as provided to other persons.
12:31
12:31

Namukora Residents Remain in Panic After Elephant Invasion 1 1

Nyero says residents spent the better part of Saturday trying to blow whistles and vuvuzelas as they banged tins, jerrycans and drums and set fires as a measure of repulsing the stray elephants away, without success.
11:11
11:11

MP Mwesigwa Rukaari Accused of Swindling UGX 10b in Another Land Deal

The petitioners Hillary Twesiga, Vital Mukarago, Steven Muganga, Paul Mukarangye, Jerald Gutesa and the estate of Frank Mirenge have petitioned the office of the Speaker of Parliament to intervene and have the MP refund their money.

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16:51
16:51

Presidents Museveni, Suluhu to Address Oil and Gas Symposium in Dar

The symposium, the first of its kind, is a platform for the private sector to network, understand industry opportunities and challenges, showcase their capacities through experience sharing, and interact with public sector actors on legal and polish matters that govern the industry in the two countries.

Business and finance

12:19
12:19

Kitgum War Debt Claimants Complain of Verification Fatigue 2

Rose Lakot Ocaya, a 62-year-old widow says that she has not received any penny as compensation for her claim ever since she started filing compensation forms, about 10-years ago.
17:13
17:13

Causes and Effects of the MTN Share Sale Shortfall

The shares allocated to the 21,394 new shareholders also include those given as bonuses because, for every 100 shares paid for, the applicant got an extra 10. Close to 900 billion Shillings was expected from the IPO, but the proceeds from the sale amounted to 535.939 billion Shillings, meaning that at the end of the IPO, the shares were under-subscribed by more than 35 per cent.
17:01
17:01

Taxi Operators Losing Hope of Returning to Kampala Old Taxi Park 5 1

According to the plan, KCCA is supposed to work on the carpet or floor of the park, install 15 shelters measuring 1.5 meters where passengers can sit or stand to wait for taxis, construct two walkways, work on the drainage system, renovate office space, construct toilets and install security lights. Major works like the carpet layer and the drainage system have been completed.
16:23
16:23

Are Bus Owners Operating at Loss? Covid-19 pandemic 2 1

Patrick Bongomin, the Manager of Makome Bus Services Ltd told URN that meant bus operators were not breaking even but rather incurring losses in the sector due to the stringent COVID-19 restrictions in which they are only allowed to carry half of their capacity.

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