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19:59
19:59

Artemisinin-Based Combination Therapy Still Efficient in Malaria Treatment drug resistance 2

Dr Kassahun Belay says preliminary findings of their study dubbed the 'Therapeutic Efficacy Study on Malaria', being conducted in Apac which has been ranked the most malarial place on earth, Arua and Mubende are showing up to 90 per cent of the samples have no signs of resistance.
19:29
19:29

Climate Change Committee Seeks to Activate Tree Fund tree planting 1 1

The committee will initiate and scrutinize bills, coordinate activities and make recommendations to Parliament on the legal and institutional mechanism to address climate change. It was established against a background of challenges the country is facing in mitigating the effects of climate change.
18:40
18:40

Impersonator Arrested for Tricking DPCs to Release Suspects 1 1

Using his disguised status, Kiggundu ordered District, Division Police Commanders (DPCs), Officers in Charge (OCs) of police stations and heads of Criminal Investigations (CIDs) to release suspects in their custody, allegedly in the execution of directives by the IGP.
18:22
18:22

Police Officers Withdrawn from Kiwenda Post after Sustained Protests 1 1

The suspect identified as Alex Lubiika died in a holding cell on Friday allegedly as a result of torture. He had been arrested on allegations of theft and handed over to the police by community members. But the police officers said a day later that the suspect had been beaten by a mob after the theft.
17:59
17:59

Two Ebola Drugs Prove Effective in DRC Trial

According to a statement released by the World Health Organisation this evening, preliminary findings are showing that drugs – REGN-EB3 and mAb114 were showing chances of survival from the hemorrhagic fever among patients than the other two being studied.
17:33
17:33

MPs Wants Audit on Lubowa Hospital Project finasi/ROKO 3 1

Bbumba made the call while meeting State Minister for Finance David Bahati on the state of the USD 379 million-facility being constructed by the Special Purpose Vehicle comprising FINASI international FZC and Roko Construction Company, otherwise known as Finasi/ROKO.
17:29
17:29

Lawyer Sues Labor Export Firms Ivan Bwowe 1

In his suit, Ivan Bwowe, says the decision by the Gender, Labor and Social Development Ministry is illegal, contravenes the law and precursor for human trafficking.
17:05
17:05

Gov’t Ordered to Resettle Banyabindi Minority Group 5 1 Top story

The affected members were displaced by the government during the establishment of Mubuku Irrigation Scheme, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Ibuga prisons between 1962 and 1980, without being compensated or resettled.
16:41
16:41

EAC Ministry Tasked to Explain Unspent Pension Funds 4 1

The ministry received an allocation of 31 billion Shillings, during the financial year 2017/2018, to clear pension arrears for employees of the defunct East African Airways (EAA). However, according to a report by the Auditor General, a total of 11.68 billion Shillings was not spent by the close of the financial year and was subsequently returned to the consolidated fund.
15:58
15:58

Climate Change Driving Surge in Malaria Cases- Aceng malaria upsurge 1 3

Records indicate that the number of Malaria cases has increased by over 400,000 this year, from 1 million cases recorded by June 2018, to 1.4 million Cases by June 2019.
14:47
14:47

MUBS Academic Staff Chairperson Suspended for Using Abusive Language Makerere University 1

The suspension came two days after Magoola's dismissal from the position of the Dean, Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business Administration, a position he has occupied since July 1, 2018. In the letter justifying his removal from the position, Balunywa stated that it was unacceptable for Magoola as a member of MUBS management to continue acting as the academic staff association chairperson.
07:42
07:42

Police Struggling to Obtain CCTV Footage on Zigy Wyne Death 1 1

Zigy Wine, a member of Fire Base Crew, succumbed to injuries allegedly sustained in an accident along the Kampala-Northern bypass. However, his relatives say that he was kidnapped, tortured and later dumped at Mulago hospital, from where he breathed his last.
07:32
07:32

PAC to Discuss Fate of 5000 Police Recruits Today Police Spokesperson 1 1 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says all the 26 teams have already presented documents of the recruits, which have been scrutnised in collaboration with Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB).
06:58
06:58

Gov’t Probes 13 Top NGO Accounts Jeje Odongo 1 Top story

In an August 8, 2019 letter, FIA directs Equity bank to “search your databases and avail us account opening documents, bank statements for the last three years and any other information available to you linked to each of the above-listed entities for further review,” reads the letter signed by Sydney Asubo, the FIA Executive Director.
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