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Karamoja, Busoga most affected by Trachoma World Sight Day 3

Karamoja and Busoga sub regions still record the highest number of people suffering from trachoma, a disease that has largely been defeated in other parts of the country. This according to a report by the ministry of health.
20:18
20:18

Tororo Residents Petition Parliament Over Delayed SGR Compensation DFCU Bank 5 1

The residents under the Kasoli Tenants SACCO Ltd acquired the loan in 2013 to construct 250 housing units under the Kasoli Housing Project on 5.5 hectares of land and that 250 families had been identified with over 2000 people to benefit from the project.
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Mobile Money is Part of the Deal, MTN Assures Buyers of Shares 1

“You are buying shares into MTN Uganda Ltd., which includes 100% of the MTN Mobile money company," says the CEO. Mobile Money is the second most important source of revenues for the company, accounting for a quarter of total earnings, after voice which brings in half of the company’s revenues. Data accounts for 20% while the remaining 5% is from other digital services, wholesale and device sales.
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17:24

FUFA Excludes SC Villa from Uganda Premier League Fixtures 1 1

FUFA’s Competition Director, Aisha Nalule, says that SC Villa was left out because it does not have a Chief Executive Officer, which is one of the basic licensing requirements.
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Africell Employees in Court Over Termination of Contracts Teddy Kisekka 1

Through their lawyers of Cristal Advocates, the petitioners contend that they have been employed by the Africell in various capacities for varying periods ranging from 10 and 15 years under Africell, which has had different names including among others Hits Telecom Uganda Limited, Orange Uganda Limited and Africell Uganda Limited.
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Auditor General Exposes Financial Indiscipline At Uganda’s Embassy in Denmark diversion of funds 1

The Auditor-General, John Muwanga’s report on the Embassy’s audited financial statements was tabled before Parliament last week. Muwanga’s qualified opinion notes that the finances of the Embassy were not handled well.
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Crested Cranes Start Preparations Ahead of 2022 Women Afcon Qualifiers George Lutalo 1

The team fresh from the COSAFA Championship entered the camp on Tuesday at Cranes Paradise Hotel, Kisaasi where they will then relocate to the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru on Wednesday to start preparations for the qualifiers.
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UPDF Raises Concern Over Commercialized Cattle Raids in Karamoja 2 1

Lt. Col Ronald Kakurungu, the UPDF Deputy Spokesperson, said that they have noticed that the culprits secure movement permits even before they attack helpless individuals.
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Student Injected with Two COVID-19 Jabs in Two Days at Nsambya Hospital medical ethics 7 1 Top story

Under normal circumstances, a person who gets an AstraZeneca COVID-19 jab takes between eight and 12 weeks before getting their second dose. But, for Joan, a student who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity, this only took two days.
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Gender Committee Starts considerating NSSF Bill 11th Parliament 1 1 Top story

The 10th parliament passed the NSSF bill allowing for midterm access by savers above 45 years or at least those who have saved for 10 years. However, the president didn’t assent to the bill until the expiry of the 10th parliament.
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WHO Recommends COVID-19 Booster Shot for Immunocompromised People

People aged 60 and older who received the Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines should get a third dose too, the experts added, though the use of other vaccines may also be considered depending on supply and access.
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Closure of Training Centres Fueling Human Trafficking - Externalisation Agencies Claim 4

Zainab Ssesanga, working with 2Niles Public Relations Agency in Nsambya, says many of the domestic workers who had registered with them are quietly picking their passports, claiming they got other companies to process for their departure. She says therefore, Government needs to re-opening their training centres in order to save the poor girls who are desperately looking for jobs from misled by the bad characters.
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Zebra Boxing Club in Sorry State After Death of Founder 6 3

Now, ten months after the demise of Ssenyange, all the people who depended on the fallen boxer are living in a dilemma. The boxing academy he left behind is seemingly collapsing each passing day with almost everything at a standstill.
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07:23

MOH Fights to Beat Expiry of COVID-19 Vaccines, Opens New Vaccination Centers Ministry Of Health 2 1 Top story

Dr Immaculate Ampaire, the Assistant Manager of the Uganda National Expanded Program on Immunization Programme-UNEPI, says that they selected the four centres due to their accessibility by a big number of people presumed to be at risk of infection such as taxi drivers.
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