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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

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.
17:14
17:14

African Swine Fever Kills 300 Pigs in West Nile 2 2

Dr. Willy Nguma the Principal Veterinary Officer for Greater Arua said due to the ravage caused by the disease, they have banned export and import of pigs to and from DRC, restricted further, movement of pigs within West Nile, put strict surveillance on major pork joints and introduced night patrols and animal checkpoints on major roads.
14:43
14:43

Prolonged Quarantine on Livestock Movement Irks Gulu leaders, Businessmen 2 1

Gulu District was placed under animal quarantine by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry, and Fisheries in September last year following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease in the Sub-counties of Palaro, Awach, and Paicho.
13:56
13:56

Heavy Rains Leave Bricklayers in Acholi in Tears 4

Gulu and Kitgum Districts just like other parts of the Acholi Sub Region have for the past four days been experiencing rains.

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