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09:30
09:30

Celebrating Volunteers Who Support Vulnerable Communities amidst Pandemic 2

Early last year, in the first lockdown, Uganda was hit hard as many people living with HIV missed their medication refills affecting their adherence to medicine, yet another big number of people reported developing mental health challenges and couldn’t access care.
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We Don't Want Donations, Museveni says Own COVID-19 Vaccine Will be Ready Next Year 2

Museveni says his research team needed cells from green monkeys to grow the virus but they found problems accessing the raw material
18:36
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Address Youth Vulnerability in Politically Motivated Violence-IGAD Conflicts 2 1

The IGAD Executive Secretary Workneh Gebeyehu says that the young people are particularly vulnerable to being mobilized into destructive occupations such as ethnic and politically motivated violence, criminal enterprises and radicalization into violent extremism.
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Facebook Engaging Ugandan Gov’t on Shutdown 5 1

Technology giant Facebook has said that it is in active engagement with Government of Uganda over the Facebook shutdown that has lasted for now month.
19:51
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What Awaits Ongwen on Judgment Day Dominic Ongwen 2 1

16 Years after Uganda referred the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) to the International Criminal Court (ICC) justice will finally be served as the ICC delivers judgment on Dominic Ongwen on 4th February.
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Human Rights Watch Raises Red Flag on Uganda's Election 2021 elections 1

The agency cited wanton killings by security forces, arrests and beatings of opposition supporters and journalists, disruption of opposition rallies, and a shutdown of the internet as major setbacks in the pursuit of democracy and the rule of law.
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Development Partners Call for Peaceful, Credible Elections 2021 elections 1

The ambassadors note that a democratic state requires free and vibrant media and civil society with a level playing field underpinned by rights to freedom of assembly and expression.
08:09
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Rain, Silent Night Usher in New Year lockdown 3 1

Major hotels like Sheraton, Serena, and Skyz in Naguru were silent with no signs of New Year celebrations.
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US Warns Uganda as Officials from Other Countries are Sanctioned 2021 elections 1 Top story

In a press statement released on Thursday, the US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said that the United States expects its partners to live up to their obligations to hold free and fair elections. Ugandans will go to the polls on January 14, 2021, to elect a president, Members of Parliament and local government leaders.
18:03
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UN Secretary General Decries Repressive Enforcement of COVID-19 Guidelines Security 1 1

The United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said that COVID-19 pandemic has provided a pretext for repressive security responses that curtail civic space and media freedom.
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Presidential Candidate Kabuleta Wants Curfew Lifted ahead of Festivities COVID 19 Curfew 1 1

Presidential Candidate Joseph Kabuleta has called for the lifting of the curfew imposed in the wake of COVID-19 Pandemic ahead of the festive season holiday.
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MPs Query Unequal Distribution of Funds to Political Parties 2021 election 3 1

But Asuman Basalirwa, the sole representative of the Justice Forum in Parliament says that distribution of the money should not be based on the numerical strength of the party. Basalirwa argues that the law, says that the law says the money should be distributed equally.
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Lucrative Bone Trade Fuelling Disappearance of Lions - Conservationist 3 1 Top story

Although commercial trade in all big cat products is banned, except for the lion parts and specimens, Lion bones are used as an alternative to tiger bones in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
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Defective Condoms: Man Sues Gov't After Contracting HIV Maristopes Uganda 1 Top story

In November last year, NDA recalled the said batches after failing the test of freedom from holes, which caused widespread outcry prompting the Health Ministry to issue a report on what had transpired.
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Government Registers 2400 Ugandans Stranded Abroad COVID -19 lockdown 1

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it has so far registered 2400 Ugandans stuck abroad following the COVID-19 lockdown.
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Gov't to Clear More Ugandans to Return Home Ugandans abroad 1

Government will on Monday conclude on the process to allow Ugandans stranded abroad return home as it moves to ease the lockdown.
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Rwanda Planning to Evacuate Nationals from Uganda lockdown 1

The Rwanda High Commission in Uganda has started the registration of its nationals stuck in the country due to the lock down for evacuation.
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Kadaga, Jordan Ambassador Discuss Strengthening of Bilateral Ties 1

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga and the Ambassador of Hasmite Kingdom of Jordan Slaiman Arabiat today discussed means of boosting bilateral ties between the two Parliaments.
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IOM Relocates 6,496 Refugees from Uganda Refugees in Uganda 1

United States of America topped the list of countries accepting refugees from Uganda in 2018 with 2,512, a decline from the 2,740 refugees resettled in 2017.
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Transitioning to Middle Income Status Will Weigh Heavily On Uganda’s Health Sector- UNAIDS Uganda Cares 3

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Uganda country representative Dr Karusa Kiragu says that when countries announce that they are transitioning to another income status and improving economically, to donors this reflects strong economic performance and greater access to a more diverse set of financing options than Aid
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