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Dexamethasone Becomes First Drug to Show Efficacy in COVID-19 Treatment Oxford University 1 Top story

Conducted by researchers at Oxford University and part of a large Randomized Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapies (RECOVERY) trial that is assessing the efficacy of a wide range of drugs, the researchers assessed the use of the steroid in 2100 people.
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Uganda Railways Corporation Needs UGX 93 Bn to Mitigate COVID-19 Effects truck drivers 2 1

The Uganda Railway Corporation (URC) is seeking 93.5 Billion shillings to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on the sub sector and also repair and maintain its assets.
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Section of Public Shuns Opposition Campaign people power 4 2

On Monday, former FDC president Dr Kizza Besigye and Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu announced a new alliance against President Yoweri Museveni.
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Finance Minister Asked to Explain Variance in Budget Figures 2 1

This follows an observation of inconsistencies in the figures that were approved by Parliament and those presented by the Minister in the Budget speech, brought to the attention of Parliament, by Budget Committee Chairperson Amos Lugoloobi.
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Kampala Traders Opt for Car Boot Sales as Arcades Remain Shut KACITA 4 1

As private vehicles returned to the streets and offices were partially opened, after two months of inactivity, amidst a lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus Disease, President Yoweri Museveni said opening arcades would be self-defeating where there is no guarantee for physical distancing.
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Private Schools Ask Government to Pay their Teachers lockdown 1 3

The National Private Educational Institutions Association has called on Government to pay salaries for teachers who have greatly been affected by the Closure of schools for at least a year.
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Education Ministry Moves to Digitalize Vocational Institutes 2 1

The Centres include Bukalasa Agricultural College, Uganda Technical College Lira, Uganda Technical College-Elgon and Uganda Technical College in Bushenyi.
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Police Officer Remanded for Defrauding UPDF General UGX 17m Joan Acaa Ketty 1

Emmanuel Omoko Ricky obtained 17 million shillings from Major General Innocent Oula and promised to buy him a motor vehicle.
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UBTEB to Release Examination Results on Wednesday

Due to COVID-19, the examination body that normally invites as many as 200 people for the release of its examinations has decided to cut the numbers down to 15
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High Court Stays Hearing of UGX 10b MPs Case 2 1

in his ruling, Justice Elubu has noted that although the case before the Constitutional Court was filed by different parties, it arises out of the same case and thus the need to halt the High Court proceedings since the constitution has supremacy over any law in the country.
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Police to Spend UGX 292b on Accommodation, Renovating Health Facilities 1 2

Domestic development budget caters for among other things construction of police housing units, police stations, purchase of more fleet, renovations of police stations and refurbishing existing health amenities.
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Kampala Archdiocese Asks Parents to Teach Catechism at Home 4 1

Catechetical instruction is a very important component that helps young Christians and adult converts to understand doctrines in the Catholic Church, including among others liturgy, prayers, and morality. It also prepares children and adult converts for first communion and confirmation sacraments.
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Lawyers Reject DPP's Request to Take Over Kutesa Prosecution Leonard Otee 1

Last month, Kutesa came under criticism for authorizing Businessman Ben Kavuya's wife Barbara, daughter Blanche Kibaju and grandson Isaiah Tiba Byabashaija to fly into the country from abroad despite the closure of airports and borders into the country.
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Decision Not to Reopen Schools May do More Harm than Good - Prof Rwebiita 1

Your Excellency, I have fairly followed the arguments for those against opening of schools. Their main argument is that the school environment is well suited to spread disease since students are often packed in small classrooms and for boarding schools in dormitories. Physical distancing guidelines are therefore impossible to implement and won’t work for the youngest children. In turn these children will spread it to the rest of the community.
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Banks Loan Approvals Fall By 68% MInistry of Finance 1

Only 491 billion shillings was approved in April when the country was in total lockdown over coronavirus, down from 1.5 trillion Shillings approved in March when the country was just starting lockdown. This is a fall of more than 1 trillion Shillings on the money banks lent in April compared to March 2020.
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