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Feb 2021 18 results
23:59
23:59

Museveni Impressed By Reduction in New COVID-19 Infections COVID-19 in Uganda 1 1

In his address on Thursday night, Museveni said that this trend is interesting and is a good sign that the country is doing well in managing the pandemic.
23:53
23:53

Academic Year to End in July- Museveni 3 1

According to the President, learners in Primary Six, S3 and S5 will resume classes on March 1, 2021, and will study in a staggered system where different groups of learners will be reporting to school on different days as decided by the ministry or school authorities.
22:24
22:24

44 People Have Been Kidnapped – Internal Affairs Minister kidnaps 4 1

In his statement, Odongo said that in Mukono, four people were kidnapped. They include Male Musa, Kamata Muhammad, Kagimu Musa and Kiberu Julius.
19:28
19:28

Seven Arrested in Kampala for Dealing in Counterfeit Currency 1

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson said the suspects were arrested with fake 320,000 US dollars.
18:43
18:43

Parliament Demands Answers on Stranded Workers in Saudi Arabia 3 1

Kadaga said that the matter was a human rights issue and noted that the Minister for Gender labour and Social development needed to update the house on the situation of the stranded migrant workers on Tuesday next week.
18:33
18:33

Farmers Advised Not to Start Planting 1 2

Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja, the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries says the rains are not reliable for planting crops and are a spillover from the previous season.
18:14
18:14

Number of Girls With Second Unwanted Pregnancy High-Study Busitema University 2

Dr Dinah Amongin, a lecturer in the Department of Public Health at Busitema University who conducted the study said they analyzed data for teenage pregnancies that have been documented for the last 30 years and also surveyed girls who have given birth before 18 years in Eastern Uganda to check the percentages of those that have another unwanted pregnancy and the drivers of this.
18:03
18:03

Parliament Raises Red Flag over Directive to Suspend DGF Activities 5 1 Top story

But legislators warned that the entity’s finances to different Non-Government Organizations and Ministries, Departments and Agencies shouldn’t be related to politics.
17:42
17:42

IGP Warns Commanders Against Conducting Unplanned Operations 1 2

Ochola explains that lack of planning is the source of mistakes during policing and security operations.
17:23
17:23

EU Delegation Meets Kyagulanyi Magere. 1 2

Speaking to journalists shortly after the closed-door meeting, Joel Ssenyonyi the National Unity Platform Spokesperson said that they told the EU team about the continued human rights abuses committed by security personnel on NUP supporters.
15:26
15:26

UBTEB Stuck with 10,000 Certificates,Transcripts 1

Onesmus Oyeisgye, the Executive Secretary of UBTEB says that they have received many students at the institution looking for their academic papers. Oyeisgye says it's shocking that institutions that oversee the academic journeys of students are reluctant to pick the documents.
15:06
15:06

ICC Convicts LRA’s Dominic Ongwen on 61 Counts The Hague 4 1 Top story

He was facing 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed during attacks in Pajule IDP camp in October 2003, Odek IDP camp in April 2004, Lukodi IDP camp in May 2004, and Abok IDP camps in June 2004.
12:08
12:08

Special Needs Schools Struggle to Operate Amidst COVID-19 Restrictions 4 1

Approximately 2.5 million children in Uganda live with some form of disability, according to an assessment by UNICEF. These include learners with muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, down syndrome, autism, dyslexia, processing disorders, bipolar, oppositional defiant disorder, the visually impaired, and those with hearing impairments.
11:46
11:46

Completion of Old Taxi Park Renovation Works Behind Schedule 3 1

Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA is yet to complete renovations of the old Taxi Park nine months after works commenced.
11:04
11:04

Breast Cancer Overtakes Lung Cancer as World's Commonest

Breast cancer among women accounted for 11.7 per cent of the estimated 19.3 million new cancer cases in 2020 and about 25 per cent of all cancer cases among women. Lung cancer accounted for 11.4 per cent of new cases. This is according to the latest data collected by the WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer-IARC, in December.
08:00
08:00

Health Ministry Spent UGX 720m to Rehabilitate Namboole Treatment Facility 4 1

The Ministry's Permanent Secretary Dr Diana Atwine says that the arena was in a sorry state by the time it was taken up by the Ministry. She says that they fixed all the plumbing and sewerage works, leakages, floors and walls of the arena to give it a fresh and conducive look for the treatment of patients, and to settle utility bills.
07:38
07:38

Key Workers in 145 Countries to Receive COVID Vaccines Under COVAX Initiative 1 Top story

Some 1.2 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine which requires ultra-cold chain storage, are to be delivered to 18 countries in the first quarter of the year, out of an agreed total of 40 million. An additional 336 million doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford jab is to be lined up for dispatch to nearly all countries that have signed up to the COVAX scheme, once it has been approved for use by the UN health agency.
07:05
07:05

Azithromycin Found to Have No Effect on COVID- Study

The study which was published showed that the drug had no effect on patients admitted to hospital. It could not reduce deaths or duration of hospital stays. The drug was also found not to be able to reduce the ventilation rate of patients in hospital
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