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Early Trial Results for Remdesivir Show Promise in COVID-19 Treatment 1

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases trial reportedly found that Remdesivir Accelerates Recovery from Advanced COVID-19 and that patients had a 31 per cent faster time to recovery than those who received placebo.
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19:54

West Nile MPs Demand Release of NAGRIC Director 6 1

According to the Unit headed by Lt Col Edith Nakalema, Lagu’s arrest was in line with investigations into the mismanagement of over 18 billion Shillings in NAGRIC, misappropriation of funds and fraudulent procurements that led to shoddy construction works at Kasolwe and Lusenke Stock Farms.
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Three Family Members Dead, One Hospitalized in Nakasongola suspected poisoning

The dead were identified as Peter Lujja, 27, his children Edrine Kavuma, 7, and two-year-old Susan Nalujja. The wife who was found in a critical state has been identified as Mary Nanyombi.
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18:02

Three More Sanitizer Brands Fail NDA Quality Tests

While registered sanitizer brands in the country were only four before the outbreak of Corona Virus Disease, they now have 68 manufacturers on the market. But, of these only 28 have so far been confirmed for quality. 28 others have failed the quality tests, while 12 more brands have not yet been tested.
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18:00

Illegal Guns Fueling Killings In Karamoja - RDC Uganda Police Force 1

According to the annual crime report released by Police on Tuesday, Kidepo region – that comprises Abim, Kotido, Kaabong and Karenga topped countrywide with a total of 22 deaths by shooting in the year 2019.
17:54
17:54

Banks Were On Notice to Withhold MPs COVID-19 Payout COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

AF Mpanga and Company Advocates on reportedly sent letters to all banks urging them to halt payment of 20 shillings to MPs banking with them.
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17:48

Quarantined Covid-19 Suspects in Kitgum Separated Over Dating COVID-19 Pandemic 2

David Aisu, the Kitgum District Internal Security Officer-DISO, says that they received credible reports indicating that some of the suspects had begun pairing up in quarantine. He notes that the suspects were living freely at the facility and making contacts with each other.
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Kitgum Central Police Station Releases 30 Suspects 1

The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson Patrick Jimmy Okema says the decongestion was due to minimize overcrowding in the police cells that could pose health risks to suspects particular during the wake of the deadly COVID-19 disease.
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ICT Ministry Transfers UGX 500m to Education Docket for Radio Programs 2 1

Sources from the Ministry of Education indicate that there has been a crisis of identifying funds for the proposed activities due to the fact they had missed out on the 304 Billion Shillings supplementary budget for the country's COVID-19 response.
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17:00

DJ Nimrod Arrested Over Food Distribution 1

According to Onyango, Nimrod claims in his statement to police to have secured the food from the Office of the Prime Minister- OPM to distribute to fellow DJs.
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16:44

Absa, Stanchart Fly High as 2019 Turns Great Year for Bankers Absa Uganda 1 Top story

The bank, which is reporting for the first time as Absa brand after it completed transition from Barclays last November, also grew its assets to 3.4 trillion from 2.8 trillion Shillings in 2018. This is a testimony that the transition period, which started in 2016 as Barclays PLC sold its interest in Barclays Africa has not had any negative impact on the bank’s performance.
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Covid19 Lockdown: A nightmare for Women Living With HIV HIV/AIDS 7 1

While some people are stressing over relief food, rent, and perhaps the deteriorating economy, it’s a life struggle for Esther Nalubega and Sylvia Nassazi who are compelled to trek miles to acquire ARVs in this lockdown.
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MPs Disagree with Museveni Over Covid-19 Cash 8 1

Bugiri Municipality MP Asuman Basalirwa added that the President’s directive for the money to be sent to the District Task Forces on Covid-19 was also contrary to the Attorney General, William Byaruhanga who warned MPs against spending the money.
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Truck Drivers Banned from Stopovers in Kumi Kumi Municipality 1 1

Kumi town has been a host of long distance trucks including fuel tanks destined for South Sudan, Kenya and other areas. Kumi Municipality Mayor, Richard Ochom more than 30 trucks could park in his town every night as drivers refresh themselves.
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15:43

School Closures Depriving Children of Meals -WFP school food

World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley says that for millions of children around the world, the meal they get at school is the only meal they get in a day, and without it, they go hungry, risk falling sick and dropping out of school.
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15:39

None food Stuff Shops Quietly Re-Open Despite Ban 2 2

Henry Byabaziire, a dealer in electronics in Kazo says he tried two staying home during the first two weeks of the lock down while surviving on his savings box, but the money ran out forcing to return to work to fend for his family.
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Police Teargas Truck Knocks Boda-Boda Cyclist Dead 1

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson, said investigations into the incident have commenced. The incident happened at the traffic lights erected at the junction that connects Port Bell Road, Lugogo and Nakawa roads.
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15:18

Ministry of Health Traces 14,000 Travellers for COVID-19 Testing COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

The Ministry of Health has said it has so far tracked down and tested 14,000 people of the 18,000 who came into the country from 7th to 22nd of March.
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15:09

COVID -19: Researchers Call for Adopting an African Model of Lifting Lockdown Lifting of lockdown 3

“We need to develop our own African model because even as we are going to begin lifting the lock down, segmenting is going to be hard. We need to adopt a model that will enable us to quickly adjust ounce we realize we are going off truck”, says Prof. Rhoda Wanyenze Chairperson of the Modelling Committee on the National Task force.
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Court Orders MPs to Return Covid19 Money to Public Coffers 2 Top story

Justice Michael Elubu issued the orders Wednesday afternoon while delivering his ruling on an application filed by the Ntungamo Municipality Member of Parliament, Gerald Karuhanga contesting the manner in which parliament allocated the said money.
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