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20:38
20:38

Kyambogo Management Asks Gov’t to Reopen Namboole for COVID-19 Positive Students 3 1

According to the Vice Chancellor, Kyambogo has already registered 50 Covid-19 positive cases of students and eight positive cases of staff and fortunately, no one has died .
18:46
18:46

More Education Institutions Close After Registering COVID-19 Cases 1 1

Amid a new COVID-19 wave in Uganda, several institutions of learning are being forced to temporarily suspend physical teaching and learning activities after students and staff tested positive for the virus.
17:05
17:05

Kinyara Health Center III Reopened Health workers 1

The health facility that is located within Kinyara Sugar Works Company Limited premises and serves the company workers and the neighboring communities was closed on Thursday last week.
14:50
14:50

Experts Push for Generic COVID-19 Vaccines 1

More than 1.87 billion doses of vaccines have been supplied globally, but there are just ten countries that have been able to vaccinate 40 percent of their population. These include the USA, Seychelles, the United Arab Emirates with 70 percent of their populations vaccinated.
14:41
14:41

Rapid Population Growth Worries Pallisa Officials 1 4

Dr. Mulekwa explains that the uptake of family planning remains low with the use of contraceptives standing at 31%.
14:35
14:35

Gov't Lacks Funds to Implement Tobacco Act Tobacco Control Act

According to officials, initially, 1.8 billion Shillings was budgeted to fully implement the law countrywide. However, more than five years since the law was passed, little has been done to reduce the use of tobacco use in the country. Due to the lack of funds, the health ministry has not been able to enforce the law. In addition to this, they cannot hire the necessary staff to help with making regulations to guide the implementation of the law
08:40
08:40

Nabilatuk Locks Out Teachers Without COVID-19 Certificates covid-19 vaccine 2 2 Top story

According to the district COVID-19, only teachers with COVID-19 vaccination certificates will be allowed to teach.
08:20
08:20

Government Installs First CT Machine in Northern Uganda 2 7

Dr. Thomas Malinga, the Oyam District Health Officer, said being the only referral hospital in the district, the installation of the CT scan will boost service delivery as well as improve their performance as a district.
07:04
07:04

Irate Youth Destroy Cars, Houses After Police Disrupts Night Party Uganda Government 1 3 Top story

Hundreds of revellers were reportedly partying at a thanksgiving party organized for Retired Col. Fearless Obwoya Oyat, the new Pader LC V Chairperson when police stormed and dispersed them for violating the nighttime curfew and restrictions on social gatherings as part of the COVID-19 control measures.
13:12
13:12

People at Low Risk of COVID-19 Infection More Willing to Get Jab MOH 1 3

"In April I went to Mulago, Victoria Hospital and even KCCA Kisenyi hoping to get vaccinated but no place would give me the vaccine. They all said that I was not among those designated to get the vaccine in the first phase of the exercise," he said.
12:53
12:53

Kitgum Gov’t Health Facilities Run Out of Gloves examination gloves 1 2 Top story

Gloria Lakisa, a senior three student of Kitgum Standard High School was among dozens of patients who couldn’t be examined because she couldn’t afford Shillings 1,000 to buy examination gloves.
11:39
11:39

Fort Portal Covid-19 Task Force Partners With Youth to Promote SOPs 1 1

On Saturday evening, the youth stationed on all routes leading to Fort Portal city with the placards. Some of the placards called on members of the public to wear masks properly, others advised people to avoid crowds while others carried messages encouraging hand washing and social distancing.
10:18
10:18

Shillings 1.5BN Expansion Works Start at Anyangatir HC II Anyangatir HCII 1 4

The works include construction of a maternity ward, placenta pit, a solar pump water system, solar lighting system and twin staff quarters among others valued at Shillings 1.5 billion.
08:21
08:21

Belgian Government Injects Euros 20M in Skills Bridging Program in W. Nile, Albertine Regions 3 2

Chrystelle Jocquet, the Belgian Development Agency Resident representative in Uganda, says that the intervention will address key gaps like the teaching of theory, which has left many school leavers jobless.
08:03
08:03

Stay Away from Kampala: Museveni to Ugandans in Rural Areas as COVID-19 Cases Increases 1 5

Museveni noted that on Wednesday next week, he is going to convene a full scale national COVID-19 task force, which will recommend several preventive measures to curb the further spread of the disease.
16:46
16:46

Airport Taxi Operators Decry Loss of Business 4 2

Airport taxi operators led by Jackson Sserubidde, the chairperson of Airport Taxi Services Cooperative Society Ltd​say that the testing centre has affected the number of passengers they carry daily because eligible travellers spend about four hours at the centre.
16:14
16:14

NDA Closes 277 Drug Outlets for Operating Illegally government 2 1 Top story

Samuel Kyomukama, the head of enforcement NDA, says that some drug outlets were selling drugs from unlabeled tins yet such storage facilities are a reserve of government entities.
15:52
15:52

New Hospital Board for Moroto Referral Inaugurated Dr. Ben Watmon 1

The board, under Chairperson Zea Wapakabulo, shall oversee the hospital on behalf of the ministry of health for a term of 3 years.
14:20
14:20

97 Arrested for Flouting Curfew in Lira City SOPs 4

Lawrence Egole, the Lira Resident City Commissioner has advised bar operators against opening their businesses, saying they will be apprehended for violating SOPs.
13:50
13:50

Nabilatuk Assistant Planner In Trouble Over Aggravated Defilement

According to Nakiru, the suspect is a serial defiler who has over 10 children with different girls, adding that he has been paying his way out of trouble. “This time around we shall protest to police should they try to play around with this case,” she said.
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