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17:55
17:55

New Drug Shows Potential to Treat Resistant Strains of Malaria anti-malaria drugs

In children with acute uncomplicated malaria, response to treatment with Ganaplacide was similar to the rate observed in patients who received artemether-Lumefantrine control therapy where more than 80% effectiveness was recorded. Ganaplacide also demonstrated similar median parasite-clearing times compared to the control therapy and the solid dispersion formulation was also generally well tolerated in the children.
16:45
16:45

Former Bukooli South MP Appeals Against Election Petition Dismissal

Adidwa was declared the winner of the January 2021 parliamentary election with 4,496 votes, followed by Dede who had 4,450 votes in a race that attracted 19 candidates. But Mayende accused Adidwa of bribing voters and forging academic qualifications.
15:40
15:40

Kadaga’s Institute to Lose Name, Autonomy in New Motion 11th Parliament 1 1

The institute will now revert to being a department under parliamentary service, with the same mandate of training Members of Parliament and staff. This means that it will now be audited together with other departments and be funded through the parliamentary commission, with no right to mobilize resources from outside Parliament.
14:10
14:10

WHO Prioritizes Access to Diabetes and Cancer Treatments in New Essential Medicines Lists Ministry of Health 1 Top story

In its guide released on Friday, the organisation lists new treatments for various cancers and diabetes, medicines they say will help people who want to stop smoking as a predisposing factor for the Non Communicable Diseases NCDs. They also note, the new medicines will treat serious bacterial and fungal infections that tend to resist existing treatments.
13:48
13:48

Procurement Delays Renovation Works of Mandela National Stadium 2

Dr.Mugimba says the ministry was given the 30 billion shillings of the 97 billion that was estimated to kick start the works however, this has not been achieved due to the delays in the procurement process.
13:25
13:25

Micho Excludes Captain Okwi from Cranes Squad Ahead of Rwanda Clash Uganda Cranes 1 1

Emmanuel Okwi is the current team captain of the National Senior team after succeeding former skipper Denis Onyango. The striker was part of Uganda Cranes in its first two games against Mali and Kenya respectively, Now according to reports, the striker apparently does not have a club.
09:47
09:47

Kampala's Old Taxi Park to Reopen on October 20 1 2

A report presented by Hakim Kizza, the Executive Secretary for Engineering and Works to the KCCA council on Thursday, indicates that the city executive committee had held a meeting with the technical staff and agreed to have the park reopened.
08:58
08:58

Shrinking Space, Secrecy in Oil Deals Bothers CSOs oil in uganda 1 4

They say that beside the highly sought after oil and gas agreements which remain inaccessible, there is need to make available all approved environment and social impact assessment (ESIAs) reports, Environmental Audit reports, and Petroleum costs Audit reports
07:20
07:20

Seven Arrested for Stealing UGX 5B Through Online Banking 1 2

They were picked up in separate intelligence led-operations that were conducted at Mutaasa-Kafeero arcade, E-Tower building, and Cooper-Complex in Kampala on Wednesday and Thursday, following reports about a group of people who were fraudulently drawing money from various personal accounts.
06:41
06:41

KCCA Secures USD 6m for HIV, TB Response 2 3

The US Ambassador to Uganda Natalie E. Brown handed over an initial donation of USD 1.6 million (6 billion Shillings) representing the first-year of funding for a five-year partnership between the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Kampala Capital City Authority to improve health services in the Kampala Metropolitan area.
06:09
06:09

Only 15 African Countries hit September Target of Vaccinating 10% of Their Population 1 2

While the World Health Organisation announced that up to 90 per cent of the high income countries have hit their targets, here only Seychelles and Mauritius in Africa that have covered more than 60 per cent of their people. Morocco has covered 48 per cent whereas Tunisia, Comoros and Cape Verde over 20 per cent .
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