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19:44
19:44

MPs Divided over COVID-19 Swab-and-Go Move for Aviation Passengers 3 4

At the moment all passengers are subjected to a mandatory COVID-19 test and held in a waiting area at the airport for not less than two hours after their arrival while waiting for their results. Those who test negative are allowed to continue to their destinations, while those who test positive are sent to medical facilities.
18:34
18:34

Omoro District Leaders Ban Sale, Consumption of Alcoholic Drink waragi 3 1

The drink that is not certified by the Uganda National Bureau of Standards – UNBS is popularly named “kadeng ci deng” among the consumers, which is loosely translated as ballooned or swollen body.
17:57
17:57

Minister Musenero Asked to Explain Alleged Misuse of COVID-19 Vaccine Development Funds Covid vaccines 1 5

The directive followed a statement on the country’s COVID-19 response and vaccination process which was presented before Parliament by Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng. During the debate, Ntungamo Municipality MP Yona Musinguzi noted that a statement presented by the Minister mostly made reference to donated supplies and limited procurement by the country.
16:10
16:10

District Chairman Disguises as Patient to Unearth Rot at Luwero Hospital Power blackouts 3 2

Luwero Hospital was recently upgraded from a Health Center IV as one of the measures to improve health service delivery. As such, the government also increased Primary Health Care and Development Fund allocations to the facility.
15:34
15:34

Family of 13-Year-Old Defilement Victim in Gulu Seeks Justice escape 3 1

The victim, a Primary Three pupil of Ajulu Primary School was allegedly defiled by Thomas Tabu aged 48 on 18 October 2021. Tabu was caught red-handed by the victim’s father, Joseph Awacango P’Odong.
15:33
15:33

Step up Climate Change Adaptation Efforts or Face Huge Disruption- Report 1 Top story

The Adaptation Gap Report 2021: The Gathering Storm calls for ramping up funding and action to address the growing impacts of climate change. The UNEP report was issued as world leaders meet at the COP26 UN climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, in a collective push to limit global warming, in line with the Paris Agreement.
13:39
13:39

Fans Overwhelm Vaccination Centres Ahead of Uganda Cranes Match 3

The Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech says it’s a prerequisite for any football fan who would wish to watch the Thursday match to first present a valid COVID 19 vaccination card before accessing the Kitgum Bomah Playgrounds.
13:20
13:20

Kazo District Headquarters Closed after 12 Staff Tested Positive for COVID-19 MOH 2

Kazo Resident District Commissioner Ruth Sabiti Kashaka says that the closure is to stop the further spread of the virus and ensure proper disinfection. She explains that samples taken from the district staff last week returned two positive results between Monday and Wednesday.
12:43
12:43

Bundibugyo District's Only X-ray Machine Rests Unrepaired for 3 Years 2 2

Richard Muganza, the hospital Radiologist revealed that on average they receive between 4 to 5 patients daily with cases that require X-ray but these have to be referred to private facilities and to other districts.
12:35
12:35

Only Vaccinated Fans to Watch Uganda Cranes, Northern Select Match 2 3

The two sides will play on Thursday at Boma Grounds in Kitgum Municipality. The match is part of Uganda Cranes preparation for the final two games ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
12:14
12:14

Pager, Akeca Rivers Polluted by Strange Whitish Chemical 3

The River flows from Ogago in Latanya Sub County in Pader district through Rogo in Wol Sub County, Agago district to Lagoro in Kitgum district before joining Pager River.
11:30
11:30

Health Ministry Planning Mass Covid-19 Vaccination in Teso, Lango COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

Dr Alfred Driwale, the Assistant Commissioner in charge of Vaccines and Immunization at the Ministry of Health says that the mass vaccination of people in Teso and Lango will start Monday, November 8, 2021, and will run for seven days.
09:42
09:42

Dozens of Deportees Stranded at Entebbe Airport after Failing to Pay for COVID-19 Tests 5

According to the Ministry of Health, deportees are exempted from the payments. But on Wednesday, 43 deportees were asked to pay for the tests or risk sleeping at the airport. The deportees landed around 1 pm aboard Ethiopian Airlines and were held in the waiting area.
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