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23:18
23:18

We Must Train Marine Engineers, Stop Accidents - Museveni 3 5

Police figures show that over 18 people have been killed in road accidents since last month.
08:20
08:20

Ugandan Dies Aboard Ethiopian Airlines flight To Entebbe 1

Luggya says doctors from Kazuri Medical, a clinic based at the airport, confirmed that the passenger was dead on arrival.
11:16
11:16

Ukraine conflict: Ugandan Student's Narrow Escape to Hungary 6 2

According to Migadde, the first three days of the conflict were akin to going through hell. Migadde has been pursuing a bachelor’s degree in medicine and was in his final year.
15:25
15:25

COVID-19 Tests: Govt Exempts Fully Vaccinated Travelers Crossing Land Border 4

Mwebesa has directed all private laboratories to exit border points immediately "as it is no longer necessary to conduct any COVID-19 tests at land border points of entry."
09:34
09:34

Close to 8 Million People Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19 - Health Ministry 3 4

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, the Minister of Health, says in one year, over 14 million people have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines. Of these, 7.9 million have been fully vaccinated while 20,758 have received booster doses.
13:50
13:50

Entebbe Hospital to Reopen to General Public Next Week 5 8

Dr. Moses Muwanga, outgoing Director of Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, says that they have handled over 2,300 COVID-19 patients since 2020 and have been preparing for full resumption by re-opening departments in a phased manner.
14:55
14:55

How Unanswered Phone calls Tipped Off Oulanyah's Deputy, Friends About Illness 4 2 Top story

It all started in late January when Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo and Democratic Party President General Norbert Mao made several phone calls to Oulanyah but he didn't respond. This went on for three days, according to information obtained by URN.
15:08
15:08

Saudia Launches Direct Entebbe-Riyadh Flights 5 4

Saudia had initially planned to launch its flights to Entebbe in September last year in vain. Entebbe becomes its fourth destination in Africa.
18:24
18:24

Housemaid Narrates Nurses' Trainer Nyakuni's Painful Final Moments 6 6

According to Luke Owoyesigirye, the Kampala metropolitan area deputy spokesperson, Assistant Superintendent of Police Edward Abua who has since been arrested over his mother's gruesome murder, allegedly "locked her inside the bedroom before setting the house ablaze.
12:41
12:41

Policeman Allegedly Burns Mother Inside Family House in Entebbe 2 3

Francis Makumbi, a resident of Bugonga and also Headteacher Lake Side Primary School says Nyakuni has been a great citizen who was raising two of her grandchildren who belonged to her deceased daughter.
17:38
17:38

UK Sponsors Five African Female Scientists for Health Research 4

The National Institute for Health Research is among key partners of the East Africa Consortium for Clinical Research-EACCR. The partnership involves 23 research institutions and universities in Uganda, Kenya, Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Ethiopia, and the consortium's Secretariat is hosted at Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI.
11:32
11:32

UAE Eases Restrictions on Transit Passengers from Uganda 1

In its latest update on COVID-19 testing requirements, the condition was waived for passengers to six of the seven emirate countries. Passengers now need to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result certificate issued from an accredited laboratory within 48 hours to departure. Only those destined to Dubai are required to have a certificate issued within six hours to departure.
12:34
12:34

Parents Cry Foul over Increase of School Fees 6 5

Led by Derrick Ssengendo, a parent to a senior two student argues that the school should have been considerate to parents because of the negative impact of Covid-19 on the economy since 2020.
08:56
08:56

Entebbe Schools Fumigated Ahead of Re-opening re-opening schools 5 4

Entebbe municipal comprises 15 government-aided primary schools and 3 government-aided secondary schools namely Airforce Secondary School, Entebbe SS, and Comprehensive SS.
14:03
14:03

UAE Lifts Travel Ban On Uganda Amidst Tight Restictions 2 1

George Wangaya, the Managing Director of Awel Tours and Travel Agency, says that the ministry of health should tighten its grip on laboratories or test UAE-bound at the airport. The agency offers services namely air ticketing, tours & Safaris, consultancy services, car hire, hotel booking, and Visa arrangements for UAE.
17:18
17:18

UAE Suspends Flights From Uganda To Contain Spread Of Omicron 1

Uganda is the latest to be added to the UAE red list. The list now has 12 African countries. Two days ago, the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority issued directives to suspend flights from Nigeria, Ethiopia and Tanzania. Others on the list are Kenya, South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Ethiopia, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and Eswatini.
08:20
08:20

MOH Needs UGX 130Bn For Port Health Structures, Services 2 1

Addressing journalists on Thursday, Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, said port health is an expensive venture because Ugandan borders lack the structures, equipment, and workers.
16:45
16:45

Festive Fever: Uganda Airlines Records Increased Bookings Festive season 4 4

Rahim says the busiest routes are departing flights from Entebbe to Mombasa, Zanzibar, Nairobi Kilimanjaro, and Johannesburg to Entebbe.
12:12
12:12

Public Accountants Told to Drink Water, Take Walks for Keeping Alive 1 6

Turyabahika noted that while some people have been hesitant to get vaccinated against COVID-19 due to fears that they will get blood clots, he says they are still vulnerable to getting blood clots when they get infected with Covid-19 because all viruses cause blood clots. As a result, he is advising people to get vaccinated and ensure they drink at least two litres of water daily, undertake regular physical exercises such as walks and swimming to prevent blood clots.
09:55
09:55

Scientists Commit To Do More Research, Attend Fewer Workshops EU 5 1

Kikaire says the main objective of the third round of EACCR is now to see scientists do research in the five focus areas, encourage junior scientists to spearhead these research projects, and most importantly close the gender gap by giving at least half of the scholarships for short courses, masters degrees to females.
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