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12:09
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Parliament Spends Over UGX 1 Billion To Hire Tents plenary 1 Top story

Parliament has spent over 1 billion shillings for hiring two tents that are currently used for plenary sessions.
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Facelift of ICU Boosts Healthcare Services at Jinja hospital COVID-19 2 1 Top story

Aisha Mohammed, an attendant of a patient told URN that her relative was receiving critical healthcare at a private clinic but the health workers directed them to offer him home-based oxygen therapies claiming that their patient had stabilized.
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Low Vaccine Uptake Forcing MOH Back to Covid War Drawing Board COVID-19 1 1

Health ministry officials have been forced to change the original plan of vaccination to increase uptake of the vaccine. Originally, vaccination was supposed to start with health workers, teachers, security personnel, persons with co-morbidities and those aged 50 and above
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Private Teachers Petition Parliament over UGX 20Bn Relief Fund lockdown 1 2

In July 2020, the government pledged 20 Billion Shillings to support teachers in private schools who were affected by the closure of schools.
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Gov’t Rejects Demands to Lift Curfew Parliament 5 1

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has said that the curfew will be maintained despite calls by members of Parliament to have it lifted.
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No Need to Lift Curfew for Ramadan Period - Minister Obiga Kania COVID-19 2 1

Mario Obiga Kania, the Minister of State for Internal Affairs has said there is no need to lift curfew as Muslims observe the Ramadan period.
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70 Arrested in Kagadi Bars on Easter Night suspects

Joan Akello, the Kagadi District Police Commander says that operations against all persons found flouting the Covid-19 health and safety protocols arestill on.
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Flags at Tanzania High Commission Fly at Half-Mast to Mourn Magufuli John Pombe Magufuli 1

Magufuli 61 was announced dead by the country's Vice President Hassan Samia Suhulu in a televised address on Wednesday. Magufuli who passed away at a hospital in Dar es Salaam was missing in public for weeks.
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Ugandan Students in Algeria Demand Unpaid Stipend COVID-19 2 1

The students are paid a monthly stipend of USD 100 (367,000 Shillings) which is released after every three months. However, the government last paid them in May 2020 forcing them to live in debt to make ends meet. From that time, the next payment they received was for the period between January and March 2021.
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COVID-19 Vaccination Kicks Off in Uganda MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4 1

Uganda is planning to vaccinate 22 million people in a phased manner using the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. The country has so received 964,000 vaccines some of which, according to the health ministry, have already been transported to all designated facilities by the National Medical Stores.
17:39
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CSOs Petition Court Challenging National ID Requirement for COVID-19 Vaccine 2 1

The applicants contend that it jeopardizes and infringes the fundamental rights and freedoms of the excluded Ugandans to health dignity, health, fair administrative treatment and discrimination.
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Drop in COVID-19 Cases is the Calm Before Impending Second Wave-MOH COVID-19 in Uganda 1 Top story

Health ministry officials say the drop in numbers is just the calm before an impending second wave.They advise that instead of celebrating the end of COVID-19, Ugandans should adhere to the all public health measures because the low numbers are a transition to what is to come
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Development Partners Call For Equal Access to Covid-19 Vaccine Ministry of Health 3 1

Development partners have called for equity in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccine saying underdeveloped countries should not be made to wait longer for the vaccines.
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7 out of 10 Ugandan COVID Survivors Suffer from Anhedonia COVID-19 1

Dr. Hasfa Lukwata, a mental health expert who is providing COVID-19 psychological care says the majority of the patients they have seen stop enjoying the things they liked doing even after recovery. "We have seen that many face this problem. A month after their recovery, they struggle to go back and do the things they enjoyed before. They feel weak, are not happy and do not want to do anything, “she said.
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MOH Embarks on Survey to Establish Number of Ugandans Infected with COVID-19 Ministry of Health 1

This will be the third assessment that the health ministry will be carrying out for COVID-19 since the country declared its first case in March 2020.
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Uganda’s AfroBasketball Games Called Off After Five Team Members Test Positive for COVID-19 tunisia 1

Five members of the Uganda national Basketball team the Silverbacks have tested positive for COVID-19 forcing basketball governing body, FIBA to postponed all their games.
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480 PLE Candidates Drop Out of Katakwi Early marriages 2 1

Alia Seraphine, the Katakwi CAO, says that the female candidates might have dropped out of school due to early marriages and pregnancies. He disclosed this during a visit by officials from the Teso Affairs Ministry in the Office of the Prime Minister.
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Uganda Airlines Made UGX 40B From Passenger Revenue Last Year COVID-19 1

The Airline carried 77,355 passengers for the year ended June 2020, registering a shortfall of 10 per cent from its target of 85,760 passengers. This also meant that predicted income of 31.5 billion Shillings was not attained, and instead, the airline generated 25.2 billion Shillings. However, the airline made an additional 14.8 billion Shillings from 26,394 passengers at the end of December 2020.
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MOH Carrying Out Ebola Risk Assessment in Border Districts COVID-19

According to the health ministry, surveillance teams have been sent to the border districts of Kasese, Ntoroko and Bundigudbyo to study the situation and give a status report that will determine the next course of action. According to Dr Kaducu the new response plan will have to cater for how the country can respond to two disease outbreaks given that isolation wards and former Ebola treatment wards will now have to be used to cater for two disease outbreaks
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