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Health Ministry Moves to Revive First Aid Syllabus for Schools 1

Practical first aid lessons were previously part of the physical education in schools, through which learners were taught different aspects of first aid like how to treat cuts, burns, fainting, and fractures, among others. However, the lessons were gradually wiped off the primary curriculum as schools started concentrating more on academic performance and less on co-curricular activities.
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Children Living with HIV in Mukono Skip ART Treatment over Lack of Food 3

Sarah Zalwango, a guardian says that the children under her care have skipped treatment due to the food crisis. Zalwango says that she is aware of the implications of skipping treatment, but the children couldn't continue with treatment on an empty stomach.
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Museveni Blames Parliament for Delays in COVID-19 Vaccine Procurement Vaccines 4 1

He said that when the government sought a supplementary of 292 billion Shillings which included 18.5 billion Shillings for the COVID-19 vaccine in February 2021, the tenth Parliament delayed its approval for over two months.
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Outrage As Allowances Get Lion Share Of Nakasongola COVID 19 Budget 1

The District Task Force chaired by Dan Muganga the Resident District Commissioner also unanimously resolved to spend 49.2 million shillings on monitoring adherence to COVID 19 SOPs.
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Court Rejects Request to Hear Case of 74 NUP Supporters in Lockdown Anthony Wameli 2 1

Civil Division Judge Boniface Wamala on Wednesday rejected the request made by City Lawyer Geoffrey Turyamusiima requiring the court to hear the application during the lockdown.
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MPs Demand Status on Distribution of Hand Hoes Agriculture 5 1

President Yoweri Museveni in his 2016 campaign manifesto pledged to avail hoes to every household in the country in order to support agriculture production. Museveni also noted that each household especially the vulnerable persons should be provided with two hand hoes.
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Lack of Ambulance Services in West Nile Districts Hindering Referral of Covid-19 Patients 4 1

In Arua district, there is only one ambulance, which is inadequate to manage Covid19 cases in the district. Paul Drileba, the acting District Health Officer says the situation has become difficult to manage in the four sub-counties. Since they struggle to ensure timely referral of cases to Arua.
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Village Chairman, Four Others Arrested Over Murder 5

Donosio Waswa, the LC 1 chairperson Asopotoit village says that he got the information about the death of his voter in the next village and called for police intervention.
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FMD: Kazo Leaders, Farmers Want Government To Ease Livestock Quarantine 5 1

Ruth Kashaka, the Kazo District Resident District Commissioner who also chairs the FMD Task force, says that they have drafted more measures that farmers will have to follow and if adhered too it will lead to the easing of the quarantine regulations.
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Court Halts Fraud Investigations Against Masaka Deputy Court Registrar Cissy Mudhasi 2 1

It is alleged that Mudhasi had conspired with lawyers Akleo Mugisha and Martha Orishaba, and the RAM Engineering Company Director Julius Mugambagye to defraud Makerere University of 3.5 billion shillings among other allegations.
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COVID -19: Activists Protest Police Raids on Sexual Workers 5

Speaking to journalists on Wednesday, Macklean Kyomya, the Executive Director at Alliance of Women Advocating for Change (AWAC), an organization that advocates for rights of key populations, said that they have recorded complaints of officers breaking into hotel rooms and arresting sex workers while threatening them to pay bribes.
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Women Explore Digital Advertisement to Overcome COVID-19 Barriers 3 1

As the country goes through a second lockdown, dozens of businesses are experiencing a great decline in activity with limited sales. Now, traders are using microblogging sites like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, among others, to market their products and skills, tapping into the scattered online market.
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Justice Remmy Kasule Retires From Judicial Service After 17-Years judiciary 1

Chief Registrar Sarah Langa announced Justice Kasule’s retirement in a memo to the judges of the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal, the High Court, registrars and magistrates. She said that Justice Kasule successfully completed his contract as justice of Appeal and the Constitutional Court on July 22 this year.
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Collusion Among Parents, Sexual Offenders Fueling Child Marriages in Lyantonde 1

Andrew Timothy Kamugasha, the Lyantonde District Probation Officer, says that they are faced with a heavy burden of stopping the vice and blames it on communities that are reluctant to fully support efforts aimed at reversing the trend.
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Agago Acting DPC, Intelligence Officers Recalled to Police Headquarters 1

Sebirumbi was picked up together with Frederick Nyamisogola, the Officer in Charge of Criminal Intelligence at Patongo Police station and Deputy Scene of Crimes Officer (SOCO) Solomon Nasimolo following accusations f Unlawful arrests and detention of suspects, extortion, torture, and selling of impounded motorcycles.
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Weightlifter Ssekitoleko Out on Police Bond Uganda Police 1 1

His Lawyer Phillip Munaaba says Ssekitoleko was released this morning after presenting two sureties including his aunt, Pauline Nakasaga and brother Isma Mawanda.
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COVID-19; Uganda has Vaccinated 1.5 Percent of Targeted Population Ministry of Health 2 1

This represents only 232,743 of the targeted 22 million people, according to the Ministry of Health figures. Records also show that a total of 906,517 persons who got the first jab are yet to receive their second one, as recommended by the World Health Organisation-WHO.
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Micho’s Return Sparks Twitter War Between Magogo, Kabushenga robert kabushenga 1 1

This morning, Robert Kabushenga took to his tweeter handle, cautioning the newly appointed gaffer not to cry again if he is not paid like it was the case before. “Coach Micho, I hope this time you have been paid in advance. Unless of course you are returning as a volunteer. If they pickpocket you again don’t come here to make noise for us,” Kabushenga said in a tweet.
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