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21:12
21:12

Parliament Passes Resolution for Gov’t to Pay Exam fees for Candidates lockdown 2 1

Parliament has passed a resolution urging government to meet the cost of examination registration for all candidate classes for this year due to the impact of COVID-19.
20:13
20:13

Only 30% of Cancer in Children Diagnosed in Uganda - UCI cancer detection 3

Dr. Jackson Orem, Senior Consultant Oncology and UCI Executive Director says the cancer prevention efforts, community sensitization and mobilization must be increased in Uganda to fight against cancer among children.
20:09
20:09

NRM's Juma Wasswa Nominated for Kawempe Division Mayoral Race 4 2

Robert Mugabe, the Kawempe Electoral Office Returning Officer says that more than 617 aspirants out of the 800 have returned the nomination forms.
19:23
19:23

Kafuuzi Seeks More Time to Present Bill Enabling Change of Names nominations 2 1

The decision came after Angelline Osegge the Soroti Woman MP alerted parliament that women who had discrepancies in their names from the academic transcripts and marriage certificates risked being locked out of the electoral process, yet it's a normal practice for women to abandon their maiden names after getting married.
18:38
18:38

MOH Omits Requirement for Negative COVID-19 Test Before Discharge Ministry of Health

She said doctors will now have to base someone’s readiness for discharge on the time they spend in treatment and improvement in symptoms for instance if someone has been in isolation for ten days and they haven’t shown symptoms of a fever in the last 24 hours.
18:14
18:14

Ragga Dee Nominated, Says He is More Prepared to Lead Kampala Daniel Kazibwe 8 7

Ragga Dee, the National Resistance movement –NRM party candidate is competing for the seat, for the second time, having lost to Erias Lukwago in 2016. He is the second musician to be nominated in the same race, after Joseph Mayanja, also known as Jose Chameleone, who was nominated on Wednesday.
17:48
17:48

MPs Ask Museveni to Revise Number of People Attending Prayers COVID-19 3 1 Top story

Busia Municipality MP Geoffrey Macho told parliament today, that the government needed to reconsider this decision, and allow more numbers of worshippers according to the size of the churches and the number of people it can accommodate.
17:35
17:35

EC Extends Local Council Nomination Dates 5

The extension will run from Friday, October 2 to Monday, October 5, including Saturday and Sunday, according to EC spokesperson Paul Bukenya.
17:17
17:17

Man Remanded Over Drugs Stolen From Christians' Medical Stores 1

The accused is a Medical Representative at JMS and was on Thursday arraigned before the Kampala Anti-Corruption Court Grade One Magistrate Sarah Namusobya Mutebi, charged with one count of embezzlement and two others of forgery.
16:57
16:57

43 Police Officers Recover From COVID-19, Four Still Hospitalized 1

Dr Byaruhanga has revealed that police has bought a number of body bags in preparation for the worst that may come since Covid-19 cases are skyrocketing.
15:06
15:06

Makerere University Launches Drive to Restore Iconic Ivory Tower 2 1

Through the campaign, the university seeks to reach out to an estimated 300,000 alumni spread across the world, current students, parents and former parents, friends of Makerere, organizations, and other people with an attachment to the university.
14:46
14:46

FUFA to Pay for COVID-19 Testing Fees for Big League Playoff Teams 2 1

The four teams that will take part in the playoffs include Ndejje University, Kataka FC, Kitara FC and Kiboga Young to decide who will join Malaba Youth Development Association FC (MYDA) and UPDF FC which are already confirmed to have joined the Star Times Uganda Premier League
14:11
14:11

Parliament Committee Wants Mineral Police Protection Unit Disbanded Buhweju District 1

The unit was created at the height of conflicts in the mining areas of Bisya, Engaju and Nsiika among others between the large scale miners and Artisanal and Small scale miners in August 2017.
13:48
13:48

94 Police Paramedics to be Retrained for Promotion 2 1

In response, Assistant Inspector General of Police – AIGP Dr Moses Byaruhanga, who is the director of police health services, urged the policemen and women to be patient because a solution to their queries has been reached
13:43
13:43

Researcher Roots for Access to Hydroxyurea Drug for All Sicklers Ministry of Health 2

Dr Robert Opoka, a Makerere University-based researcher says that even the clinical guideline being used currently recommend lower quantities of the drug at 20milligrams per kilogram of the patient, yet higher doses have given better treatment results.
13:30
13:30

Dirty Water Killing Fingerlings in National Fish Hatchery fish production 3

The unclean water, according to Catherine Agoe, an Aquatic Animal Health Pathologist at the Aquatic Research and Development Centre, is drawn from underground, from where it comes with impurities that are not safe for fish eggs. The water lacks sufficient aeration which affects the newly hatched fish fingerlings.
12:24
12:24

Unpacking the Homeschooling Package for Non-Finalist Learners 1 1 Top story

Each learner is expected to get a package covering all the subjects taught at their level. For instance, a Primary Five pupil is expected to get material covering subjects of Science, English language, Social studies, Religious education, and Mathematics all covering the entire syllabus of the said class.
12:13
12:13

HIV Researchers Mourn ‘Berlin Patient’, The First Man Cured of HIV HIV cure research

His experience suggested that HIV might one day be curable, and this fueled a range of efforts by researchers and institutions focusing on HIV cure research. One such effort is the International Aids Society-IAS Towards an HIV Cure initiative, established in 2011 to promote and facilitate the search for a safe and affordable cure that can be scaled up.
07:29
07:29

Number of Accredited Covid-19 Testing Laboratories Reduced COVID 19 2 1

The nine accredited laboratories are; the Uganda Virus Research Institute, the Central Public Health Laboratory, Makerere Univeristy, Mukula mobile laboratory, Tororo mobile laboratory, Adjumani mobile laboratory , Infectious Disease Institute, Mildmay and Lancet laboratories.
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