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13:17

Breastfeeding Link to COVID-19 is Negligible- WHO

Dr Laurence Grummer-Strawn, head of the World Health Organization’s Food and Nutrition Action in Health Systems unit said that the agency has not documented any indicator around the world, to show that COVID-19 can be transmitted through breastmilk.
15:12
15:12

Norway Donates US$2.2M to Help Ugandans Overcome Impacts of COVID-19 4 2

The donation is in response to an appeal launched by the UN in Uganda, local and international NGOs and the Ugandan civil society community to support millions of Ugandans whose livelihood was disrupted by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
12:14
12:14

Life of a Visually Impaired in Lockdown 4 1

“I used to walk to and from the school so as to save the daily income to support me with my upkeep but now that the income is no longer there, life has become so hard for me”, Irieba told URN at Kireka Rehabilitation center where our reporter found her with two other colleagues with visual impairment.
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18:01

Five LC Officials Charged for Stealing Resident's Properties in Mukono 1

They were sued by their fellow resident Justine Nakasujja who accused them of organizing a mob against her, vandalizing her house from where they removed windows and doors before banishing her from the community. One goat, sheep and 50 hens were also confiscated. She was allegedly accused of practising witchcraft.

Business and finance

14:03
14:03

Lyantonde Butchers Protest Slaughtering Fees 1

The butchers under their association Lyantonde Meat Park Investment Club are demanding for 50 percent reduction of the fees or else they will be forced to abandon the district abattoir.
20:43
20:43

National Theatre Goes Digital as COVID-19 Closes Stage Curtains 2 1 Top story

At first, the content will be streamed every Friday at no cost through UNCC’s formal digital platforms including YouTube and Facebook among others with the premier featuring on August 14 at 7:30 p.m.
18:16
18:16

MPs Task Gov't on Opening Remaining Sectors of Economy COVID-19 3 1

Members of Parliament argue that the sectors are prepared to meet the standard operating procedures and adhere to the COVID-19 guidelines.
14:07
14:07

Business Confidence Surges After Ease in Lockdown Restrictions – Survey stanbic bank 1 Top story

Stanbic says it observed that more businesses have increased their output and are receiving new orders than in the last three months. However, many companies haven’t been able to re-hire the employees they laid off with some of them still laying off some employees.

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