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COVID-19 Patient Admitted at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital coronavirus 1

According to Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital Director, Dr Alex Adeku, the Ugandan male had traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo and used a porous border to return to the country.
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South Sudan Registers First COVID -19 Case resident 1

Unlike other countries, South Sudan took early measures eve before registering the first case. the government declared a curfew from 8:00 p.m. to 06:00 am ad also ordered the closure of all bars, night clubs, and shops, other than those selling food, in addition to encouraging people to observe social distancing rules.
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COVID-19 Pandemic Exposes Church Fraudsters- Pastor Male people 4 1 Top story

Male, who is living a simple life at his home in Kawempe, says he has for some time been trying to expose fraudulent preachers who claim to have supernatural powers to offer financial blessings, physical well-being and healing among their flock in exchange for material benefits in vain.
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Local Governments Directed to Repair All Non Functional Boreholes people 1 1

According to the circular dated March 31, the Water Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Alfred Okot Okidi advised all Chief Administrative Officers, to let all planned activities within the water department and focus on ensuring that the population in their respective areas access clean water.
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COVID19: EPRC Sends All Staff Home government 1 Top story

“Due to the increasing threat of the CORONA virus in Uganda, effective Wednesday March 25th 2020 to April 9th 2020, the Economic Policy Research Centre Staff members will continue working online from their homes,” said EPRC management.
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Schools Embrace Virtual Engagements in the Face of COVID-19 country 5

President Yoweri Museveni ordered the closure of schools as one of the measures to control the spread of coronavirus, which, according to experts, moves faster in large gatherings. At the time of the closure, the learners were just half way into the term which started on February 4, 2020 and was due to end on May 1, 2020.
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Covid-19: Health Ministry to Recruit 210 Emergency Staff Uganda 3 Top story

The proposed staff recruitment comes a few hours after Health Minister; Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng confirmed eight new Coronavirus cases sending panic among the population. According to Dr. Aceng, all the eight cases are Ugandan nationals who travelled back from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
09:54
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Kenyan National in Iganga Survives Mob village 2

The Kenyan national, whose identities have been withheld by police, is a hawker from Nampirika village in Nampirika Sub County, Iganga district, He left the country early last week and returned on Friday.
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Locusts Invasion: Public Health Specialists Weigh in On Impact of Chemicals district 4 7

Arnold Waiswa Ayazika, the NEMA director, Environmental Monitoring and Compliance says beyond the suppressing of the locusts, NEMA is interested in monitoring the potential impact of chemicals on water sources, food crops and or any other non-target organisms.
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Impaired UPDF Soldiers Receive Hearing Aids Uganda 1 1 Top story

The beneficiaries are former AMISOM fighters who suffered hearing impairments following consistent exposure to explosions in war-torn Somalia.
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Mercury Exposure; The Ticking Time-Bomb for Buhweju Communities environment 3 1

The groups say that artisanal miners are continuously using toxic mercury to extract minute pieces of gold that is mixed in the soil, and other materials. The process entails mixing mercury with materials containing Gold, in order to form a mercury-gold amalgam, which is later heated to a temperature that vaporizes the mercury and leaves behind the Gold.
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Army Chief Warns Drivers, Store Keepers on Drunkenness people 2 3 Top story

Brig Ronald Bigirwa, the Commandant of the UPDF Service Brigade made the appeal while presiding over the graduation of 50 drivers and 52 store men at the UPDF School of Supply and Transport-SOST in Jinja district on Friday.
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Kadaga Wants Mandatory Physical Exercise in Schools district 3 1

Speaking at the celebrations of the World Heart Day in Jinja district on Friday, Kadaga says that, some schools have limited space where pupils can hardly carry out physical exercises which has left them lazy and prone to heart diseases.
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Association of Religious Petitions Top Offices in Rwenzori Over Human Trafficking Vulnerable Groups 1 3

In the petition, the association noted that there is an increasing number of Ugandans who have been trafficked to countries outside Uganda, where they are subjected to all forms of torture and turned into modern-day slaves. A number of Ugandans have lost their lives, allegedly as a result of inhumane and degrading treatment, especially in the middle east.
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IRCU in Nationwide HIV/AIDs Sensitization Campaign resident 3 1

Charles Serwanja, the IRCU Health Program Manager, says it is the mandate of religious leaders to use their platforms to sensitize their communities on the HIV/AIDs epidemic.
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Health Ministry Rules Out Ebola Outbreak in Kikuube Uganda 1

Dr. Nicholas Kwikiriza, the Acting Kikuube District Health Officer, says the samples taken from the deceased have tested negative for Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers.
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UCI Trains 32 Nurses on Cancer Screening, Prevention Uganda 1 1

Lydia Mbwali, a nurse attached to Kiyunga health center IV asked UCI to provide them with the necessary equipment.
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Survey On Uganda's Primary Health Care Performance Starts Makerere University 1 4

Professor Frederick Wabwire-Mangen, the principal investigator told URN in an interview on Monday that there was a need to establish the abilities and capacities of health facilities across the country for proper government planning.
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