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06:56
06:56

WHO Expresses Hope Worst of Omicron Wave Is Over

The number of deaths remains stable, but the agency is concerned about the impact the variant is having on already exhausted health workers and overburdened health systems. Although Omicron may be less severe, for Dr Tedros “the narrative that it is mild is misleading, hurts the overall response and costs more lives.”
13:01
13:01

Cattle Rustlers Injure Two in Moroto

Timothy Longok a resident of Nacele village, says that they are living in fear after the government withdrew all the Local Defence Unit-LDU personnel and took them for further training.
12:35
12:35

Pader District Fails to Meet Polio Vaccination Target over Vaccine Shortage 1

Pader District had a target of 50,777 children under five to be vaccinated but only 45,780 received the vaccine.
09:20
09:20

Mak Students in Vaccination Drive As They Agitate For Full Reopening Makerere University 6 1

Obed Tebesiga Luganda, a second-year student pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Studies notes that online studies have been challenging to him and he only hopes that vaccination of learners will help business at the institution to return to normal.

Business and finance

08:05
08:05

Mukono Residents Protest Land Allocation to American Rapper Akon 2 1 Top story

Akon, together with his wife Rozina Negusei, visited Uganda last year and met with high profile government officials including president Yoweri Museveni with whom they discussed the issue of investing in Uganda.
07:55
07:55

Finance Ministry, MPs Disagree on Budget Estimates MInistry of Finance 3 1

Barnabas Tinkasimire, the Buyaga West MP asked that the document presented by the Minister be withdrawn since it does not tally with the Budget Framework Paper that was tabled before the House in December 2021.
07:08
07:08

Jinja Oil Reserves Run Out of Fuel- UNOC country 1 1 Top story

Pump prices have now increased to an average of 6,000 Shillings at stations across Kampala, while in some upcountry towns, a litre of petrol is sold at an average of 10,000 Shillings.
17:26
17:26

MPs Put Finance Ministry Officials to Task Over Fuel Prices 1 2 Top story

The MPs argue that the ongoing fuel crisis would have been averted if Uganda’s oil reserves were full.

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