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19:59
19:59

Artemisinin-Based Combination Therapy Still Efficient in Malaria Treatment drug resistance 2

Dr Kassahun Belay says preliminary findings of their study dubbed the 'Therapeutic Efficacy Study on Malaria', being conducted in Apac which has been ranked the most malarial place on earth, Arua and Mubende are showing up to 90 per cent of the samples have no signs of resistance.
19:29
19:29

Climate Change Committee Seeks to Activate Tree Fund tree planting 1 1

The committee will initiate and scrutinize bills, coordinate activities and make recommendations to Parliament on the legal and institutional mechanism to address climate change. It was established against a background of challenges the country is facing in mitigating the effects of climate change.
19:11
19:11

Gold Mines Contaminate Water Sources in Busia District Health 4

Artisanal miners often mix water with chemical elements like chlorine, bromine, fluorine and iodine to dissolve gold from gold ore. Now residents argue that this is exposing them to toxic bleaches, putting lives of neighbouring communities at risk.
18:40
18:40

Impersonator Arrested for Tricking DPCs to Release Suspects 1 1

Using his disguised status, Kiggundu ordered District, Division Police Commanders (DPCs), Officers in Charge (OCs) of police stations and heads of Criminal Investigations (CIDs) to release suspects in their custody, allegedly in the execution of directives by the IGP.
18:22
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Police Officers Withdrawn from Kiwenda Post after Sustained Protests 1 1

The suspect identified as Alex Lubiika died in a holding cell on Friday allegedly as a result of torture. He had been arrested on allegations of theft and handed over to the police by community members. But the police officers said a day later that the suspect had been beaten by a mob after the theft.
17:59
17:59

Two Ebola Drugs Prove Effective in DRC Trial

According to a statement released by the World Health Organisation this evening, preliminary findings are showing that drugs – REGN-EB3 and mAb114 were showing chances of survival from the hemorrhagic fever among patients than the other two being studied.
17:33
17:33

MPs Wants Audit on Lubowa Hospital Project finasi/ROKO 3 1

Bbumba made the call while meeting State Minister for Finance David Bahati on the state of the USD 379 million-facility being constructed by the Special Purpose Vehicle comprising FINASI international FZC and Roko Construction Company, otherwise known as Finasi/ROKO.
17:29
17:29

Lawyer Sues Labor Export Firms 1

In his suit, Ivan Bwowe, says the decision by the Gender, Labor and Social Development Ministry is illegal, contravenes the law and precursor for human trafficking.
17:05
17:05

Gov’t Ordered to Resettle Banyabindi Minority Group 5 1 Top story

The affected members were displaced by the government during the establishment of Mubuku Irrigation Scheme, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Ibuga prisons between 1962 and 1980, without being compensated or resettled.
16:58
16:58

Kyotera Police Post Remains Closed Two years After Gun Theft gun stolen 3 2 Top story

Lutti police post, which used to serve five parishes in the town council, was closed by the police management two years ago after unknown thugs raided the outpost and made off with two firearms.
16:41
16:41

EAC Ministry Tasked to Explain Unspent Pension Funds 4 1

The ministry received an allocation of 31 billion Shillings, during the financial year 2017/2018, to clear pension arrears for employees of the defunct East African Airways (EAA). However, according to a report by the Auditor General, a total of 11.68 billion Shillings was not spent by the close of the financial year and was subsequently returned to the consolidated fund.
16:03
16:03

Finance Ministry Misallocates Local Revenue 3 1 Top story

The Entebbe Municipal Mayor, Vincent Kayanja, says the misallocation of local revenue funds has affected their operations. Local revenue is expected to finance priorities that are not funded by the central government and donors.
15:58
15:58

Climate Change Driving Surge in Malaria Cases- Aceng Ministry of Health 1 3

Records indicate that the number of Malaria cases has increased by over 400,000 this year, from 1 million cases recorded by June 2018, to 1.4 million Cases by June 2019.
15:31
15:31

Bicycles Boda Boda Thriving in Kampala 5 1

Suleiman Nkolo chairman boda and bicycle transporter’s association nabweru-bwaise says that commercial bicycle means started in 1993. He observes that even when motor cycles have been introduced, bicycles have not been exited because of the slope terrain of the area.
14:47
14:47

MUBS Academic Staff Chairperson Suspended for Using Abusive Language Makerere University 1

The suspension came two days after Magoola's dismissal from the position of the Dean, Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business Administration, a position he has occupied since July 1, 2018. In the letter justifying his removal from the position, Balunywa stated that it was unacceptable for Magoola as a member of MUBS management to continue acting as the academic staff association chairperson.
14:24
14:24

Kalungu Launches Construction of Headquarter Complex 2 1 Top story

Filda Naabirye, the Kalungu Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), says they have battling the challenge of office space, which cuts across departments.
14:01
14:01

Authorities Investigate Private Pharmacy at Hoima Hospital Investigations 1 1 Top story

In his August 6th, 2019 letter to Peter Mukobi, the Director Hoima Regional Referral Hospital, Kisembo wants the team to establish circumstances, under which an Asian businessman set up a private pharmacy on the hospital premises.
13:16
13:16

Mubende, Kassanda Artisanal Miners Doubt Viability of new Mining Sites 1 6

Thousands of Artisanal and Small Scale Miners had been evicted from the mines two years ago, on grounds that their activities posed a security threat. It is said that most of the artisanal miners in the area were foreigners from the neighbouring countries of DR Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya and Burundi.
12:07
12:07

Ongwen’s Lawyer Cites Intimidation of Witnesses Dominic Ongwen 1

Ongwen’s lead lawyer, Krispus Ayena Odongo told the International Criminal Court on Tuesday that the defense team had been threatened. Ayena, who didn’t specify the nature of the threats, said the threats and intimidation are the work of individuals he didn’t name.
11:49
11:49

Security Guard Shoots Conductor at Fuel Station

Kiirya is accused of shooting Muzamiru Kaligavu, the conductor of taxi registration number, UAV 504R at Burar Pump fuel station on Tuesday evening.
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