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22:29
22:29

Scientists Move to Assess Safety Amidst Cocktails of COVID -19 Vaccines Makerere University 3 1

So far, in addition to the AstraZeneca vaccines, the country has received a donation of Sinopharm vaccines from China and they expect Johnson and Johnson vaccines that have already been ordered through the African Union. Also, the US government has promised to deliver some Pfizer vaccines this month.
22:04
22:04

80 More Armed Rustlers Arrested in Karamoja Disarmament Exercise 1

The joint security teams embarked on a twofold disarmament exercise on July 14 after rampant cases of cattle theft and killings in the districts of Nakapiripirit, Moroto, Karenga and Kaabong. According to the Defence deputy spokesperson Lt Col Ronald Kakurungu, the arrests in Karamoja over the last one month have increased the total number of suspects to 350 people.
20:29
20:29

43 Senior Police Officers Graduate in ICT, Crime Management 3 3

The graduates were cohorts of the intermediate command and staff course intake which started on April 9. The group which was trained at Bwebajja Police Senior Command and Staff College included some police officers serving as Regional, District and Division commanders.
20:17
20:17

Health Ministry Lifts Ban on Travellers from India Ministry of Health 1

Other countries in this category include the US, UK, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania. This categorization, the minister says is based on the presence of variants of concern in the specific country, the rate of transmission of the disease in that country, number of deaths and vaccination levels.
20:06
20:06

Museveni Wants Parish Model Fund Increased to UGX 1.1 Trillion 8 1

Addressing MPs under the NRM Parliamentary Caucus at Kololo Independence Grounds, Museveni criticized the Tenth Parliament for blocking more funds for the new model and instead allocated only 200 billion shillings which he said is inadequate.
19:30
19:30

Gov’t to Extend Covid-19 Vaccination Centres to Schools 2 1

The Minister says that for the recently received 300, 000 covid19 vaccines and when the next consignment of vaccines arrives, the health ministry shall extend vaccination posts to schools, universities, and tertiary institutions.
16:50
16:50

Court Condemns Government for Non-Payment of Batwa over Eviction 2

“…the Batwa have been left disadvantaged, owing to their eviction from the said land, and also due to the nonpayment to them of adequate compensation which would have facilitated in their relocation to similar lands. This had rendered them landless and has severely affected not only their livelihoods but has destroyed their identity, dignity and self-worth as a people and as equal citizens with other Ugandans,” Justice Musoke ruled in a lead judgment.
14:32
14:32

UACE Results: UNEB Registers Lowest Number of Absentee Candidates

A total of 952 candidates registered for the exams but did not show up. This is the lowest number of absentee candidates that UNEB has recorded in the past five years.
13:25
13:25

NGO Bureau Suspends Operations of 54 NGOs 3

According to the Executive Director of the NGO Bureau Stephen Okello, they conducted investigations which revealed that 23 NGOs are operating with expired permits, 15 failed to file annual returns and audited books of accounts while 16 were operating without registering with the bureau.
12:23
12:23

Uganda Men's Netball Team in Camp Ahead of International Championship 1 1

Uganda received an invitation to take part in the tournament from the South Africa Netball body.
11:19
11:19

WHO Asks Countries to Assess COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

According to WHO, Assessment this will help to spot areas for improvement to foster quicker administration of jabs.
10:41
10:41

Attorney General Raises Red Flag on Amendments of Contracts 1

Kiwanuka says that once a government procurement contract has been reviewed and approved by his office, and subsequently executed by a procuring and disposing entity, it should not be subject to variations, change orders, amendments unless in exceptional and justifiable circumstances.
09:30
09:30

Celebrating Volunteers Who Support Vulnerable Communities amidst Pandemic 2

Early last year, in the first lockdown, Uganda was hit hard as many people living with HIV missed their medication refills affecting their adherence to medicine, yet another big number of people reported developing mental health challenges and couldn’t access care.
09:11
09:11

Boda-Boda Riders Accuse Wandegeya Police officers of Extortion 3 3

This came after an operation in which hundreds of motorcycles said to be operating without the required documents were impounded in an operation conducted on Thursday. Most of the motorcycles were impounded at Wandegeya Traffic lights by Field Force Unit personnel and traffic police officers.
07:30
07:30

No Deal Yet, According to Govt, But Who Are The Afghan Refugees Destined for Uganda? 1

First, they are not the ordinary Afghan children, women and men living an ordinary life of an Afghan, or those doing private businesses in Afghan cities. The Minister for Foreign Affairs, General Jeje Odongo stressed Thursday, that so far there is no commitment made by Uganda to host the refugees from Afghanistan, despite being approached under an arrangement facilitated by the US.
05:06
05:06

Child Cancer Survivor Roots for Play-Therapy for Children on Treatment childhood cancer 2 6

Dr Joyce Balagadde who heads the Pediatrics Division at the Institute acknowledges this trend but also adds that it’s costly for the institute to implement play therapy considering that they work with minimum budgets
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