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19:19
19:19

Vets to Man Animal Drug Shops to Curb Resistance MAAIF 5

Ssentumbwe says the ministry will liaise with police to ensure professionals are manning the drugshops and also prescribing animal drugs across the country, not just in Kampala where operations have been carried out so far this year.
13:18
13:18

US Embassy Backs Children's TV Show to Simplify Sciences, Empower Girls Covid-19 5 3

The show is designed to foster a culture of curiosity, discovery, and critical thinking while promoting girls’ empowerment and providing young people with accurate information about health, science, and environmental issues that affect their daily lives.
16:55
16:55

Activists in Entebbe Launch Campaign Against Sexual Harassment 4 5

Activists and local leaders have launched "Tonkosa " campaign. Tonkosa loosely means "Don't hurt me".
08:22
08:22

Uganda Receives More Doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine 5 1

Muhanga says the latest batch of 335,000 doses brings the total number of AstraZeneca doses received since March to 3,143,193 doses. Uganda has also received other doses, which include 1,647,270 doses of Pfizer, 647,080 of Moderna, and 300,000 doses of Sinovac.
10:20
10:20

UWEC Opens Conservation, Education Library At the Zoo 5 4 Top story

Mark Cotham, the President of Books for Development, who led a guided tour inside the library on Friday, said opening a conservation and education library is like planting and growing a tree.
19:51
19:51

Excitement, Joy As Ugandan Olympic Medalists Receive Heroic Welcome 3 3 Top story

The Higher Education State Minister, John Chrysostom Muyingo and officials from the Ministry of Education and Sports, the Uganda Athletic Federation and the National Council of Sports received the team.
08:55
08:55

COVID-19: Over 2,300 People Vaccinated At Entebbe Hospital 2 3 Top story

Dr. John Kalyesubula, the medical officer at Entebbe Municipal Council, says that 2,333 people have so far been vaccinated. “The figure could go higher if vaccination is opened to the rest of the public,” Kalyesubula said. The hospital received 3,100 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, which means that they have used 75.2 per cent of the doses delivered.
11:25
11:25

Visitor Numbers Remain Low At UWEC 3 5

David Musingo, UWEC's Manager of Education and Information Department, says the visitor numbers are still low, compared to the daily average of 500 visitors on weekdays and 2,000 on weekends before the outbreak of covid-19.
16:41
16:41

COVID-19 Terrified Us, But Tapped Our Inner Capabilities -Entebbe Medics 2 7

The case, a Ugandan national who had travelled from the United Arab Emirates, was initially admitted as a suspect, at a time when the whole world was paralysed by the pandemic. He tested positive to COVID-19 on March 21, 2020, more than two months after Chinese authorities announced that a viral pneumonia of unknown origin was baffling doctors in the city of Wuhan.
16:36
16:36

Entebbe Public Library Gets New Home 7 5

Two years ago, the public library was shifted to the third floor of Entebbe Municipal Offices. However, the library occupies one room, which can accommodate less than ten book shelves. As a result, two corridors have been occupied by book shelves and tables while some of the books have also been tied in sacks or packed in boxes placed on tables and on the floor.
19:14
19:14

Nine More Entebbe Schools Cleared To Reopen. 3 5

The 19 schools that were not cleared to reopen however, included 4 primary schools that did not intend to re-open anyway, as they did not have enough candidate learners to justify opening, and instead opted to refer the few children to other schools of the parents' preference.
12:51
12:51

UWEC Gets Donation After Counting Losses 2

Uganda Wildlife Education Centre commonly known as (Entebbe Zoo) received donations including food for the animals in the Centre from the Foreign Grant Thorntan Community.
15:34
15:34

Turkey Seeks to Import Labour from Uganda 3 1

The export of labour has become increasingly recognized worldwide as a pro-poor export strategy with significant development impacts especially in the poorest countries of the world according to the Private Sector Foundation of Uganda. By January 2019, Uganda Labour export was estimated to bring into the country up to USD 1.2 billion (about 5.5 trillion Shillings).
11:39
11:39

Gov't Seeks to Expand Graduate Volunteer Scheme Coverage 2 1

The scheme is meant to offer skills to thousands of children who graduate from universities with knowledge and no practical skills to fit within the job market. It is based on the fact that a number of Universities immensely focused on literacy and numeracy skills as opposed to practical skills.
19:56
19:56

Six Million Ugandans Do Not Access Sexual and Reproductive Health Services 1 1

Connie Kekihembo, the Executive Director of the Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation Uganda says that young people with a physical disability and those with other impairments are mocked whenever they visit health facilities to enrol for family planning services. This was based on data collected from Mukono and Luweero districts, last year.
13:02
13:02

Nkumba University Council Halts Guild Presidents’ Impeachment 1

The students Parliament resolved, on Monday, to impeach the guild president Byron Luswata on grounds that he was corrupt, selfish, arrogant and lacked leadership skills. He was accused of embezzling up to 20 million Shillings of the guild council and about 3.2 million Shillings meant for the health week activities at the University.
07:51
07:51

Nkumba University Management, Students Clash Over Guild Impeachment 4

Led by Wilberforce Otim, the students accuse their guild of embezzling Shillings 20 million meant for the guild council; another Shillings 3.8 million meant for Health Service Delivery in and failure to settle grievances among students.
14:26
14:26

Entebbe Residents Protest Allocation of Children’s Park Land to Investors 2 1

A group of residents led by Maria Assumpta Nakamya, a councilor at Entebbe Municipality, say that a move has been initiated to sell off all municipal properties including land such as the children’s park. Nakamya wants the municipal authorities to stop further allocation of the children’s park land to investors.
09:35
09:35

Heavy Deployment at Nkumba as University Lays Off Senior Staff Nkumba university 1 Top story

In an internal memo, Nkumba University administration, says the staff were laid off as part of the efforts by management to upgrade and improve service delivery. “We strive to restructure the university setting so as to improve the quality of services we offer to our people across the country,” reads part of the memo. Some of the affected employees have reportedly started mobilizing students to oppose their sacking.
19:45
19:45

Government Struggling To Find Vocational School Teachers 2 1

A 2016 Ministry Education Abstract indicates that vocational schools in Uganda have up to 63285 students with 5191 instructors, with 2996 instructors in government Institutions. The Abstract also indicated that only a handful of the instructors are fully equipped with basic skills in vocational training.
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