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Jan 2022 8 results
18:18
18:18

Gov't Withdraws Vaccination Card Requirement for Passengers 3

The cancellation of the directive comes barely a week after it was announced by President Yoweri Museveni, as a condition for reopening the economy and allowing public service vehicles to load their full capacity.
17:17
17:17

Former Division Headquarters in Arua Turned into Covid-19 Management Centre Muzaidi Khemis 4 2

Due to the increasing cases of the Covid-19, the health department opted to request to use the structures to establish offices and also Covid-19 management centre.
16:00
16:00

Volunteers Trained in COVID-19 Testing in New Campaign to Guarantee Schooling Makerere University 1 4

Prof. Samuel Majalija, the Deputy Principal, College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity that’s spearheading the training told URN in an interview on Wednesday morning that they resolved to train graduates in medical laboratory technology related courses to do antigen testing such that there is a reserve team to be called to action in case of need in schools.
12:32
12:32

Gulu Medics Want Sale of Abortion Inducing Drugs Regulated Unsafe abortion 1 2

Dr Beatrice Acan, the In-charge of Aswa Health Sub-district said that abortion-inducing pills are currently widely sought after by pregnant girls to induce abortion. She particularly highlighted misoprostol/Cytotec as one of the commonly abused pills.
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11:10

Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Halls Remain Closed Even as Economy Reopens Omicron variant 1 3

Moses Oundo, the National Spokesperson of Jehovah’s Witness in Uganda revealed that they are undertaking extra precautionary measures not to expose their flock to the risks of contracting the killer contagion.
10:03
10:03

70% Vaccination Target Must Be Met to Ward Off Omicron- WHO 1 Top story

The development comes as a senior World Health Organization (WHO) epidemiologist repeated the agency’s message that countries could not boost their way out of the pandemic, while the Omicron variant was transmitting so intensely, just as the Delta variant has done.
09:53
09:53

COVIDEX Factory Requires UGX 10B-Prof Ogwang Soroti City 2 1

The Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) offered five acres of land in Soroti Industrial Park last year to Prof. Patrick Ogwang, the founder of Jena Herbals Ltd to start the factory. But Prof. Ogwang says it will take him a while to operationalize the factory because of limited resources.
09:20
09:20

Truck Drivers Protest Against COVID-19 Testing Fees At Malaba Border Point 1

Mohammed Gitui, one of the drivers, says that as part of the integration there would be a common practice in all the East African Community member states.
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