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Maintaining HIV Patients on Drugs Taking Toll on Healthcare Services Providers hiv management 4 1

Livingstone Kateregga, the Medical in-charge at Kitovu Mobile AIDs Organization, a Catholic Medical and Community support institution operating in Masaka diocese, says the lockdown is presenting tough times to reliably offer services to their clients.
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Ministry Directs Educational Institutions to Pay Staff 1

Alex Kakooza, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education notes that since educational institutions have gone only two months without operating, the budgets for first term salaries should be adequate to pay the staff for at least three months.
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The Aching Ordeal of a Mothers’ Stay in Prison after a Flawed Trial Lillian Achiro 1 7

She recalls the magistrate saying the offence attracted a two-year jail term but, they were instead given a generous sentence of three months’ imprisonment. After sentencing, Achiro's spirit sunk, and almost burst out in tears, she told Uganda Radio Network in an interview. "I wished I could explain to court so they could let me go but, I kept quiet" she narrates.
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Improved Air Quality; The Fortuitous Value of Kampala's COVID-19 Lockdown kampala air quality 2 6 Top story

Before the lockdown which came with restrictions on the number of activities including traffic, commercial and other pollution generating activities, Kampala’s air quality was already six times worse than global standards mainly caused by dust from unpaved roads, fumes from cars and open burning of waste.

Business and finance

11:03
11:03

Museveni Tells Ugandans to Borrow from UDB for Import Substitution 1 Top story

The President said that the government recapitalized UDB to the tune of one trillion Ugandan Shillings, with more funding expected to come from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund to increase access to credit among Ugandan entrepreneurs.
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Gov't to Inject UGX 1 Trillion in UDB to Boost Local Production 2

While commissioning the Lida Packaging products, a manufacturing company that has started producing face masks in Mbalala, Mukono district, Museveni said the One Trillion Shillings of the loan will be used to support the manufacturing sector as the best way of balancing payments.
17:56
17:56

Mask Vendors Ejected from Police Check Points 2 1

James Katuntu, a mask vendor has been targeting motorists at Wandegeya. He told URN that he decided to stage at Wandegeya to sell masks to motorists stopped by police.
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17:04

Equity Group Cancels Dividend Payments equity bank 1 Top story

The group says in a letter signed by Chief Executive James Mwangi that “the Board has passed a resolution withdrawing the proposed dividend recommendation and instead will be recommending to the shareholders that no dividend is paid for the financial year ended December 31, 2019.”

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