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15:17
15:17

Bulk Processors, Deforestation Kill Local Shea Butter Business in Pader 4 1 Top story

In 2019, companies collectively exported about USD 760,000 (2.7 billion) Shillings worth of shea butter to countries such as Rwanda, the Middle East, Kenya, France, Germany and Japan. During the same year, the Uganda Export Promotions Board, the entity in charge of Uganda’s exports set a high target of exporting 200,000 to 500,000 tons of shea butter by 2022, from the current 30,000 to 150,000 tonnes a year.
15:05
15:05

Body of Missing 4-year-Old Girl Retrieved from Sugarcane Plantation police spokesperson 1 1

The girl was reportedly killed by Joseph Sserubiri, the lead pastor of Deliverance Church in Kakira market zone and his wife, Felista Namaganda, who had rented church space from John Mulodi, the father of the deceased. The two had gone missing together with the child in late September.
14:44
14:44

Judiciary Deploys 43 New Magistrates, Seven Others Transfered

Among those deployed is Willy Anono, the first visually impaired magistrate in the Judiciary, who shall offer service through Chambers of the Chief Registrar.
14:31
14:31

Doctors Blame Parliament, Ministries for Continued Strike Ministry of Health 1 3

The strike began on November 22, after the government failed to fulfil many of its promises to medics, as made in 2017 during a similar strike. The doctors want the government to increase their salaries to 5 million Shillings, increase medical human resources and compensate health workers who succumbed to COVID-19.
14:13
14:13

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Reserved for Hard to Reach Areas 1 5 Top story

The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 single-dose vaccine has been reported to be compatible with standard vaccine storage and distribution channels with ease of delivery to remote areas and can be transported using the same cold chain technologies used to transport treatments for cancer, immunological disorders and other medicines.
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13:47

In Kamuli, Residents Stopped Waiting for Gov’t to Construct Health Centres 1 6

Flavia Nakato, a resident of Budhubirwa village in Bugulumbya Sub-County says that for decades their parish has had no health unit. Expectant mothers and other sick people have been trekking distances to access health services from far away from sub-counties, and according to Nakato, many were delivering babies on the roadside after failing to make it to the distant health centres.
13:17
13:17

PWDS Demand Improved Access to Reproductive Health Services 1 5

Sarah Kabagenyi the chairperson of Bundibugyo District Association of Women with Disability-BAWD told URN that although persons with disabilities have the same sexual and reproductive health needs as other people, they often face barriers to information and service, and are often unable to access the same range of health services as provided to other persons.
12:53
12:53

More than 1000 Girls Defiled in Masindi District This Year cases

Statistics from the district health, education, probation and social welfare departments show that from January to November 2021 1,264 young girls aged between 3 and 17years are reported defiled in the district.
12:31
12:31

Namukora Residents Remain in Panic After Elephant Invasion 1 1

Nyero says residents spent the better part of Saturday trying to blow whistles and vuvuzelas as they banged tins, jerrycans and drums and set fires as a measure of repulsing the stray elephants away, without success.
12:19
12:19

Kitgum War Debt Claimants Complain of Verification Fatigue 2

Rose Lakot Ocaya, a 62-year-old widow says that she has not received any penny as compensation for her claim ever since she started filing compensation forms, about 10-years ago.
12:01
12:01

Vipers Bobosi Byaruhanga Named Best Male Player of the Year FUFA Awards 1

Byaruhanga who was part of the under-20 national team that won silver in the under-20 Africa Cup of Nations beat two other nominees including his teammate Aziizi Kayondo and Express’s Erick Kambale. Byaruhanga said he was excited to win the award.
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11:26

Gulu University Showcases COVID-19 Herb at East Africa Trade Expo COVILYCE cure 2

Covilyce-1 herbal medicine was created by scientists at the Faculty of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Studies (Pharm-Biotech), backed by over 200 herbalists from the Acholi sub-region to treat COVID-19. the drug, they say, can cure COVID-19 patients within 72 hours of administering.
11:11
11:11

MP Mwesigwa Rukaari Accused of Swindling UGX 10b in Another Land Deal

The petitioners Hillary Twesiga, Vital Mukarago, Steven Muganga, Paul Mukarangye, Jerald Gutesa and the estate of Frank Mirenge have petitioned the office of the Speaker of Parliament to intervene and have the MP refund their money.
10:55
10:55

Nurse Caught Sleeping, Patients Stranded During Impromptu IG Visit to Kamukira HC IV IGG 2 5

Kamukira is the only health centre IV in Kabale Municipality, yet the area which has three divisions does not have a Health Centre III, which leaves patients with not so many options at their disposal. As part of the ongoing anti-corruption week, the Inspectorate of Government made an impromptu visit to the facility, to among others, review its services and operations.
10:30
10:30

27 Abducted DRC Nationals Rescued from ADF Camps ADF Rebels 1

Lt. Anthony Mwalushayi, the spokesperson of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo announced that the operations in Beni territory of North Kivu enabled 27 DRC nationals to escape from the ADF camps.
10:15
10:15

Pictorial; FUFA Recognizes Outstanding Football Personalities of 2021 FUFA Awards 22

Byaruhanga who was part of the Under-20 national team that won silver in the Under-20 African Cup of Nations beat two other nominees including his teammate Aziizi Kayondo and Express FC's Erick Kambale.
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10:02

Gov't Considers Redirecting COVID-19 Vaccine Funds 1 2

The government had earlier on planned to procure 18 million doses of Sinopharm vaccine through the COVAX facility and nine million doses of the J&J vaccine through the African Vaccines Acquisition Trust (AVAT) channel. About 41 billion Shillings has been released for the procurements.
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