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20:51
20:51

Museveni Pushes for a Malaria Vaccine at Global Meeting Makerere University 4 1

Museveni said he had launched a full war against Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite that causes malaria but wondered why it has been impossible to have a vaccine yet pathogens such as SARS COV-2 virus that only emerged recently have vaccines.
18:16
18:16

Govt Policies Abetting Alcohol Misuse Among Youth- Brewers 5

A study by scientists led by Dr Leon Matagi from the School of Psychology and Dr Luis Kamulegeya, a researcher at the Infectious Diseases Institute at Makerere University shows that 86 per cent of students at universities drink alcohol, ‘recklessly’.
17:35
17:35

Ugandan Traders Disrespecting Convoy Agreements in South Sudan- Minister 4 1

Government records show that 14 Ugandans were killed in South Sudan between May and August 2021. They include; Ali Mark Sony, Amati Stephen, Dada Abugo, Sadam Andama, Katongole Hussein, Abdu Makanga, Kuraish Mutebi, Sembusi Kato and Amono Anna Clara, among others.
16:47
16:47

Parents Welcome Proposed Reopening of Schools 4 1

Ugandan learners have had more than 18 months of a distorted school calendar following closures that started in March 2020 and a staggered re-opening which was cut short in June 2021 after reports that COVID-19 cases had become rampant in schools. President Yoweri Museveni had earlier stated that schools would remain closed until children aged above 12 are vaccinated.
16:40
16:40

Court Convicts Mak University Deputy Academic Registrar for Abuse of Office Makerere University 1 Top story

Justice Margaret Tibulya delivered the verdict after finding Etuusa guilty of fraudulently procured Exxon Contractors Limited, JAALC (U) Limited and Juliet Mirembe of EPRC Restaurant to provide phone custody services and food vending services respectively during the 67th graduation ceremony.
16:13
16:13

CID Recovers UGX 600M from UPPC Investigations CID Charles Twine 1 Top story

CID Spokesperson, Charles Twine spokesperson, says that the recovered money was destined for another accomplice in the crime. “The money, which was destined for another accomplice in the crime was part of the Shillings 3 Billion loot that had passed through an account of a fictitious Commission agent,” Twine said in a tweet without giving details.
15:48
15:48

Uganda, Cape Verde Tie Hangs in Balance Over Unpaid Bills- FUBA Aafrobasket games 1 1 Top story

“It is still uncertain because we haven’t received any money, we are taking it day by day, Federation of International Basketball Association, (FIBA) had given us the 29th of August 2021 to clear the bills, but we are waiting to see what they say. We wrote a letter to the first lady but we haven’t received any response,” Katabi said.
15:27
15:27

COVID19 Restrictions Affect Political Party Mobilization Activities 5 2 Top story

Alice Alaso, the National Coordinator of the Alliance for National Transformation, says they are currently unable to more than twenty (20) people because of the restrictions.
14:26
14:26

EAC Businesses Not Ready for Continental Free Trade Area-Experts 4

There are fears by some countries that are less advanced economically than others could fail to benefit from the arrangement, the reason why many have not yet ratified it.
13:03
13:03

Masaka Murders: Buganda MPs Want Former Security Personnel Profiled Parliament 1 3 Top story

Greater Masaka comprises Bukomansibi, Lwengo and Masaka districts. In his report to parliament on Tuesday, the Internal Affairs Minister, Gen David Muhoozi, said there is heightened security in the region, which has led to the arrest of 11 suspects in connection to the attacks.
12:09
12:09

Women Entrepreneurs Call for Research on Fast Maturing Shea Nuts Arua 2 1

A baseline survey conducted by Tango Consultants across 19 Northern Uganda districts with support from UWEAL notes that although Shea butter and nuts are on high demand, the fact that they are seasonal and grow as wild trees makes the value chain is inconsistent.
11:39
11:39

Activists Concerned About High Rates of infections in Failed HIV Vaccine Trial Uganda 2

Over a hundred women got infected. According to the Johnson and Johnson press release, data found that through 24 months of follow up, 63 of 1,109 participants received placebo compared to 51 of 1,079 participants who received active vaccine acquired HIV.
11:08
11:08

UMRA Announces Crackdown on Unscrupulous Micro Lenders 4

This follows persistent complaints from the public about fraud in the industry as well as uncoordinated interest rates and illegal collateral asked for by the lenders. Tier 4 microfinance institutions include SACCOs, Non-deposit taking microfinance institutions, Self-help groups and community-based microfinance institutions and moneylenders.
08:31
08:31

Police Commanders Cautioned Against Selective Prosecution of Suspects Flouting Covid-19 Guidelines 1

Ochom in his latest internal memo highlights that they have noticed an increase in complaints raised by members of the public about being asked to pay money for their freedom.
05:43
05:43

Ugandans in Afghanistan Rejected Proposal to be Evacuated - Jeje Odongo Parliament 3 1

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jeje Odong has said that despite calls to evacuate Ugandans trapped in Afghanistan, some of them refused to leave the middle east country.
05:25
05:25

Finance Ministry, Textiles Traders Fail to Agree on Taxes, Demo to Proceed Top story

Minister Lugoloobi told the traders to wait for the ministry's final position on the matter within a week, warning that demonstrations by traders is not a wise option when discussions are on-going, which they rejected
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