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20:03
20:03

Fake Red Cross 'Recruiter' Arrested in Kampala 1 1

Charles Twine, CID spokesperson, has identified the suspect as Allan Hirya Kabooli the mastermind of the plot that created fake Red Cross job adverts that circulated on social media with intention of defrauding unsuspecting job seekers.
20:02
20:02

Vaccination Remains Key To School Reopening – Education Ministry 1 3

Although President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni stated last month that the economy will reopen with or without vaccination come January 2022, the Education ministry insists that the vaccination response will determine the reopening to avoid closure when schools reopen.
19:48
19:48

World Bank Rep Advises Gov’t to Expand Instructional Time When Schools Reopen 6 1

Schools in Uganda have remained closed for over 80 weeks, which is the longest school closure recorded across the world, yet the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown which led to the closure of schools is projected to worsen the already waning learning outcomes in the country.
19:31
19:31

COVID Contributed to 69,000 Malaria Deaths, Doomsday Scenario Averted

Moderate disruptions in the delivery of malaria services contributed to 14 million malaria cases and 69,000 deaths, yet 47,000 of the additional malaria deaths, were due to disruptions in the provision of malaria prevention, diagnosis and treatment during the pandemic.
19:14
19:14

Police Arrests 1600 Pedestrians For Violating Curfew Hours In 7 Days 1 1

According to data gathered by Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) 1,154 pedestrians were set free after being cautioned, 142 were given police bond and while 252 who were singled out as repeated offenders were arraigned before courts of law.
18:50
18:50

Activist Loses Bid to Quash Appointment of Bank of Uganda’s Director Supervision 1

It adds that, “therefore, the question of time starting to run from the date of the final decision cannot arise in the circumstances since the final decision is not an issue before this court”.
18:30
18:30

MTN Explains Undersubscription As Share Price Increases 6

MTN Uganda CEO Vanhelleputte blamed misinformation especially by social media about the company and the listing process in particular, to the extent of the company and the Capital Market Authority being sued for alleged violation of regulatory procedure, which suit did not succeed.
17:22
17:22

Police Arrest Pastor Over Child Sacrifice 1 1

According to Police the suspects, first rented a garage from Mulodi to host their church. However, a few months later, the suspect kidnapped the minor and sacrificed her in search of spiritual powers.
17:12
17:12

80% of People Living with HIV Suffer Dental Caries Ministry of Health

According to Dr. Dunstan Kalanzi, the lead researcher, PLHIV had more dental caries when compared to findings from another study that looked at the general population. He attributes this to the medications they are taking, or even HIV itself because of decreased salivary flow or a dry mouth, which leads to the development of caries.
16:40
16:40

MPs, NGOs Demand Implementation of AIDs Trust Fund HIV/AIDs 1 3

The AIDs Trust Fund is provided for under the HIV and AIDS Prevention and Control Act, 2012 and it is supposed to draw its funding from the Consolidated Fund. The Fund was planned to generate money through different levies on bank transactions, air tickets, beer, soft drinks and cigarettes and other taxes on services and goods traded within the country. For instance, 2 per cent of collections from taxes on spirits, soft drinks, beer and bottled water was anticipated would finance the fund.
16:15
16:15

UVRI to Study Moderna, Sanofi Efficacy in Protecting People at Risk of Critical COVID-19 Ministry of Health 2

She said participants will be divided into three groups. The first one will get one jab, the other two jabs, and the last one three jabs to see if they get protected against developing the symptomatic disease, critical illness requiring hospitalization, and if they are protected against emerging variants such as the latest omicron variant.
15:39
15:39

Refusal to be Vaccinated isn't a Right, it is Irresponsible- UHRC 1 2

Wangadya was speaking at a press conference at the Commission headquarters in Kampala where they announced activities for the commemoration of the International Human Rights Day celebrated every 10th of December.
13:09
13:09

UBF Okays Boxers Who Rejected Contracts to Participate in Champion League 1

Uganda Boxing Federation -UBF expects to use the inaugural boxing champion’s league for the selection of pugilists that will represent the country in the forthcoming commonwealth games scheduled for next year in Birmingham.
10:45
10:45

Gov't Yet to Decide On Feeding Mechanism For Learners 2

In 2013, the government came up with the school feeding and nutrition guidelines that were aimed to improve the child's health, nutrition and education performance. However, this is yet to be implemented.
14:44
14:44

Judiciary Deploys 43 New Magistrates, Seven Others Transfered

Among those deployed is Willy Anono, the first visually impaired magistrate in the Judiciary, who shall offer service through Chambers of the Chief Registrar.
14:31
14:31

Doctors Blame Parliament, Ministries for Continued Strike Ministry of Health 1 3

The strike began on November 22, after the government failed to fulfil many of its promises to medics, as made in 2017 during a similar strike. The doctors want the government to increase their salaries to 5 million Shillings, increase medical human resources and compensate health workers who succumbed to COVID-19.
12:01
12:01

Vipers Bobosi Byaruhanga Named Best Male Player of the Year FUFA Awards 1

Byaruhanga who was part of the under-20 national team that won silver in the under-20 Africa Cup of Nations beat two other nominees including his teammate Aziizi Kayondo and Express’s Erick Kambale. Byaruhanga said he was excited to win the award.
11:26
11:26

Gulu University Showcases COVID-19 Herb at East Africa Trade Expo COVILYCE cure 2

Covilyce-1 herbal medicine was created by scientists at the Faculty of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Studies (Pharm-Biotech), backed by over 200 herbalists from the Acholi sub-region to treat COVID-19. the drug, they say, can cure COVID-19 patients within 72 hours of administering.
10:15
10:15

Pictorial; FUFA Recognizes Outstanding Football Personalities of 2021 FUFA Awards 22

Byaruhanga who was part of the Under-20 national team that won silver in the Under-20 African Cup of Nations beat two other nominees including his teammate Aziizi Kayondo and Express FC's Erick Kambale.
10:02
10:02

Gov't Considers Redirecting COVID-19 Vaccine Funds 2 1

The government had earlier on planned to procure 18 million doses of Sinopharm vaccine through the COVAX facility and nine million doses of the J&J vaccine through the African Vaccines Acquisition Trust (AVAT) channel. About 41 billion Shillings has been released for the procurements.
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