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11:25
11:25

Nwoya District Roads Committee Fails to Meet For One Year 3

The Nwoya District Road Committee Chairperson, Simon Oyet, says whenever he calls for meetings some members don’t turn up. He says the District Works and Technical Services Secretary, Patrick Okello Oryema and District Engineer, Peter Okumu Anywar don’t show up for the meetings, which makes it difficult for them to proceed.
17:00
17:00

Ministry of Education Suspends LDC’s Online Classes 1

The Law Development Centre-LDC had opened up an online portal two weeks ago to ensure continuity of learning during the lockdown. But State Minister for Higher Education John Chrysostom Muyingo says that several parliamentarians had petitioned the ministry saying that the online learning at LDC was segregative.
15:45
15:45

Masaka PWD Groups Find Solace in Making Face Shields COVID-19 Response 5 3

The plastic shields, according to medics, protect eyes, nose and the mouth from potentially deadly droplets through which the infection is transmitted. They are a crucial outfit at a time when the government is recommending wearing face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.
21:43
21:43

Number of Male Absentee Candidates for UBTEB Examinations on the Rise 1 1

According to results released today at the examination body’s secretariat located in Ntinda, a total of 1,990 male candidates who registered to sit for examinations last year did not show up. This is the highest number of absentee candidates that has been registered by the examination body
18:07
18:07

Kitgum Registers Surge in Domestic Violence Cases During Lockdown 2

Kitgum District Senior Probation and Welfare Officer Michael Ogweng says that a total of 415 cases related to domestic violence were reported to probation and police officers between April and May 2020, as the government maintained a lockdown, to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
10:24
10:24

Lira Hospital Discharges All COVID-19 Recovered Patients 5 3 Top story

Joyce Moriku Kaducu, the Minister of State for Primary Health Care congratulated the recovered patients for adhering to their treatment guidelines and tasked them to become agents of change in the community where they are going.
09:00
09:00

Media Council Directs Century Cinema to Close physical distancing 1

Paul Ekochu, the Chairman Uganda media council says that whereas the council sympathizes with the cinema as a business in the plight of the current situation, “Public safety must come first in our consideration”.
17:18
17:18

COVID-19: Locally Made Ventilator Enters Clinical Trial Stage Ministry of Health 1 1

Manufactures of the ventilator are now targeting to have it in hospitals working by early July,2020 if all goes well. Once the prototype gets approval, the manufacturers of the ventilator hope to be able to manufacture over 40 ventilators before the year comes to an end
11:33
11:33

Health Authorities in Lira Express Fear of Infections at Quarantine Centre MINISTRY OF HEALTH 3

Dr. Edmond Acheka, the Assistant Health officer in charge the quarantine center revealed that there are people who are under institutional quarantine but are not tested.
17:23
17:23

Facebook Launches Messenger Kids App in East Africa

Speaking during a digital press conference on Wednesday afternoon, Morgan Brown, the Messenger Kids Product Director said the app has been available in the West since 2017, but they decided to now launch in Africa with the growing concerns of children’s safety while online.
12:28
12:28

Amuru District Allocates Three Acres of Land for MOH Medical Lab Elegu Border Post 3

The Ministry of Health had earlier on requested for two acres of land for the establishment of a laboratory that would be upgraded to a Health Centre III to serve the population in Elegu and the surrounding areas.
08:39
08:39

WHO Study Recommends Use of Three Layered Fabric Masks COVID-19 3 1 Top story

Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, the COVID-19 Technical Leader at WHO says the new guidelines on masks should be followed because they offer better protection against COVID-19.
21:09
21:09

WHO Okays Use of Hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 Treatment Trials 1

Now a report from investigations and a review of the data from the published study and the solidarity trial show that the drugs do not present any harm to people that use it. The data was reviewed by the data safety and monitoring committees of the solidarity trial.
12:39
12:39

Installation of CCTV Cameras Excites Arua Town Residents 2 2

The CCTV Cameras installation comes a month to the operationalization of Arua City status. Residents are happy that the CCTV cameras will help check criminal activities in the Arua.
16:05
16:05

MOH Launches App for Communities to Send Alerts about COVID-19 Suspects 1

Apart from being able to be traced easily, users of the app which is downloadable from play store will also be getting updates on daily test results released by the ministry or any other information on the disease published whereby even other people in the community can send in anonymous alerts about any suspects in the community.
00:49
00:49

28 People Test Positive for COVID-19, Cases Rise to 281 MOH 1 Top story

Twenty-one of the confirmed cases are truck drivers who entered the country from South Sudan through the Elegu point of entry while the other seven were from previous contacts of truck drivers who were under quarantine at the time of testing.
13:25
13:25

COVID-19 Crisis Causing Biggest Fall in Global Energy Investments energy mix 1

The unparalleled decline is staggering in both its scale and swiftness, with serious potential implications for energy security and clean energy transitions. At the start of 2020, global energy investment was on track for growth of around 2 per cent, which would have been the largest annual rise in spending in six years.
11:25
11:25

WHO Halts Hydroxychloroquine Trial for COVID-19 Treatment 1 Top story

Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine were part of the four drugs being studied by the WHO in their solidarity trial taking place in over 17 countries. The other drugs were remedesvir and Lopinavir.
11:19
11:19

Pig Farmers Adopting New Technology to Increase Productivity 4 1

Doctor Lawrence Mayega, the Masaka District Production and Marketing Officer says that the new invention was made through a scientific research partnership by Makerere University College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Bio-Security and the International Livestock Research Institute-Uganda.
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