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19:50

Global Economic Outlook Optimistic, Vulnerabilities Remain-UN Report Warns 2

Persistently high interest rates, debt sustainability challenges, continuing geopolitical tensions, and increasing extreme weather events pose significant downside risks
16:33
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Flash Foods Displace Hundreds in Dokolo

The most affected areas are sub-counties of Adeknino, Kangai, Okwongodul, Kwera, and Agwata Town Council. Residents of these areas has either taken refuge at nearby primary schools or are renting houses in areas which are not submerged.
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11-Year-old Pilgrim Starts Walking 450km Trek on Foot to Namugongo Foot Pilgrims 3 1 Top story

The foot pilgrims drawn from the 22 Parishes of the diocese embarked on the 450 kilometre journey this morning after receiving blessings from His Grace Raphael p’Mony Wokorach, the Diocesan Administrator of Nebbi Catholic Diocese at Uganda Martyrs Chapel, Namrwodho-Nebbi Cathedral Parish.
09:35
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Nutritious Meals Still Elude Ugandans Despite Rich Agricultural Landscape 1

Dr Christiane Rudert, UNICEF's Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Nutrition Advisor says that despite the importance of maintaining a balanced diet for overall health and well-being, a substantial number of Ugandans struggle to afford meals that meet their nutritional needs.
12:59
12:59

UWA Suspends Hiking To Margherita In Rwenzori National Park 1 Top story

Dr. Lily Ajarova, Chief Executive Officer, Uganda Tourism Board (Left) and Golola Moses, Uganda’s Kick Boxing Champion (Right) at the Margherita peak. statement from the authority on Tuesday said the decision comes as a precautionary measure after what UWA described as a comprehensive assessment by its team.
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Veteran Radio Personality Seeks UGX 120M for Kidney Transplant, Appeals to Speaker for Help 7 3 Top story

Married with three children, Gideon is currently being dialyzed twice a week as the family looks for the needed funds for his transplant. He believes that the speaker of parliament can save his life, especially after witnessing her generous donations to other people.
09:19
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Police Recruitment: Female Candidates Warned Against Getting Pregnant police spokesperson 1

Addressing 45 shortlisted candidates during interviews at Maracha School of Nursing and Midwifery, Francis Manana Nabudere, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), advised female candidates against conceiving before their scheduled training.
21:12
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Over 700 Pilgrims To Trek From Nebbi To Namugongo Foot Pilgrims 1

Rev. Fr. Emmauel Ocokuru, the official diocesan spokesperson for the martyr’s day celebrations disclosed that the foot pilgrims from Warr, Nyapea, Nebbi, Uleppi and Angal Deaneries are expected to report at the Diocesan Centre on May 14, 2024. According to Fr. Ocokuru, the other foot pilgrims from Pakwach will join from the Pakwach Parish Centre.
08:36
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New Arua Ass RCC Targets Home Maintenance Money in Corruption Fight 4 2

Matua emphasized the importance of addressing corruption at the family level, noting instances where men suffer due to misuse of household funds, such as the so-called 'table money'. He cited an example where a wife might consume a significant portion of the money left for meals and pocket the remainder, labeling this behavior as corruption.
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Oyam Adolescents Fail to Interpret Assessment Questions uwezo uganda 5 1

Miriam Abeja, an assessor from Loro sub-county, reported that 90 percent of the adolescents interviewed had trouble comprehending the questions. Some were shy, while others attending private schools showed better interpretation skills.
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16:56

Assessment of Life Skills Among Adolescents Starts in Oyam 1 3

The 1,050 participants in the exercise are between 13 to 17 years old and selected from different sub-counties within the district. They are being assessed in four key areas problem solving, collaboration, self-awareness, and the value of respect.
10:23
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Slow Pace of Increase in Food Crop Prices Eases Inflation

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) report released by UBOS indicates that Uganda’s annual inflation increased at a slower rate of 3.2 percent, compared to 3.3 percent registered in the year ended March 2024.
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Spire Ssentongo Wins EU Human Rights Award 2024 Agora discourse 2 Top story

Dr. Spire Sentoongo was recognized for having used social media to highlight issues of accountability.
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Ugandans Urged to Invest in Museums 3 2

The International Museum Day will be celebrated on May 18th under the theme, “Museums Shaping Knowledge for the Future.”
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Civil Society Call For Equity in New WHO Pandemic Agreement 2 3

Advocates say the agreement should ensure accountability, financing for pandemic security and guaranteed access to pathogens. Pathogen sharing currently occurs through dozens of formal and informal .
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15:11

WHO says Immunization Saved 50 million Lives In Africa WHO Africa Region 1

Notable achievements have been made, including reduction in measles deaths, with an estimated 19.5 million deaths averted over the last 22 years.
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14:18

Booze, Bad Feeding Behind Persistent Cleft Lip in West Nile 2 1

According to a report by Smile Care Uganda, an organisation and charity providing corrective surgery for children with cleft lip and palate, at least 67 cases of neonates born with deformity in West Nile over the past three years suffered the affliction.
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Professor Epelu Opio, Veterinarian, Educationist And Pacifier 1 6 Top story

Prof. Epelu-Opio was longest-serving Deputy Vice-Chancellor (1993 – 2004).
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Martin Aliker Never Wanted the British to Leave Uganda dr martin aliker 1 Top story

Martin Aliker said there was no need for Independence and then, politics was seen very much as a second-class profession.
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