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Feb 2021 52 results
11:25
11:25

COVAX Signs World's First No-fault Compensation Programme for COVID-19 Vaccines

The compensation programme which is the first globally to cushion against possible vaccine injury will be operationalized in March and caters for 92 low and middle-income countries that are eligible for vaccine support.
11:11
11:11

Private Security Guard Arrested for Shooting Dead UPDF Soldier 1 Top story

Samson Kasasira the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson says the incident happened around 01:30 am on Tuesday at Nyakakoni cell in Ruti Nyakayojo division Mbarara city. He says Kyakabale was guarding classic wine factory while Muhindo was guarding Birya United Agencies Ruti.
11:10
11:10

Race for KCCA Speakership Gains Momentum 1

Six councillors want the speakership job while five are eyeing the position of deputy speaker. The two positions were introduced in the KCCA Amendment Act 2020. The speaker presides over all council all meetings.
10:51
10:51

Busia Town's Loitering Cows Alarm Residents 6 2

Juliet Birungi, a trader selling green vegetables at Mawero market says that she has lost green vegetables worth 100,000 shilling to the loitering cows, and appeals to owners to tie their cows rather than causing her daily losses.
10:42
10:42

Lubega to Undergo Surgery to Qualify for Paralympic Games 3 4 Top story

According to Lubega medics from the International Paralympic Committee disqualified him claiming that his elbow was performing well compared to other athletes in his category and advised him to undergo surgery to cut off the upper part of his hand so as to qualify.
10:24
10:24

Church School Becomes a Death Trap in Wakiso 6 1

The dilapidated buildings in which 200 children are crammed in a congested classroom pose a mortal danger to the lives of the young learners
09:45
09:45

Seven Murdered in Soroti City in Only 3 Weeks 2

The homicide detective at Central Police Station in Soroti, Joseph Isaac Odeke says out of the seven bodies of victims , five were of those murdered in the early days of February and two were killed a week ago in Soroti City.
08:14
08:14

Uganda to Play Burkina Faso in U-20 Afcon Quarter Finals uganda hippos 1 2

The Hippos emerged second in group A with six points after defeating the hosts Mauritania and Mozambique while Burkina Faso topped group B with seven points after beating Namibia and the Central African Republic.
07:46
07:46

7 out of 10 Ugandan COVID Survivors Suffer from Anhedonia COVID-19 1

Dr. Hasfa Lukwata, a mental health expert who is providing COVID-19 psychological care says the majority of the patients they have seen stop enjoying the things they liked doing even after recovery. "We have seen that many face this problem. A month after their recovery, they struggle to go back and do the things they enjoyed before. They feel weak, are not happy and do not want to do anything, “she said.
07:44
07:44

PAC Directs Judiciary to Account for UGX 20 Billion JLOS Funds 2 1

Audit documents before PAC indicate that out of the 20.74 Billion Shillings, indicate that 16.88 Billion was spent by the Judiciary on different activities some of which were disposing of cases in different courts, installing new courts, training of staff, procuring vehicles and others.
07:30
07:30

Police Retrieve Bodies of Lake Kyoga Drowning Victims deceased

Umar Mudhasi, a fisherman who participated in the rescue efforts told URN that the victims were not wearing life jackets when their boat capsized.
07:28
07:28

Abera Irrigation Scheme Boosts Vegetable Farming in Gulu District Awach Sub County 1

The scheme located in Ayweri Village was constructed by the Ministry of Water and Environment to facilitate commercial farming among vulnerable households in Gulu district.
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