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09:46
09:46

Mbarara City Village Health Team Members Storm RDC’s Office Over Delayed COVID-19 Allowances 1 5

Mbarara City received Ugx 224.8 Million shillings as covid-19 relief funds which were approved by the council.
14:19
14:19

31 Arrested Partying in Kitgum Municipality

The suspects who include nine women and 22 men were picked from Corner pub in Central division, Kitgum Municipality on Thursday night.
20:39
20:39

WHO Reports Shortfall of 500 Million COVID-19 Vaccines Supply to Africa

According to WHO, the COVAX Facility has slashed planned COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to Africa by around 150 million this year which means the continent faces almost 500 million doses short of the global year-end target of fully vaccinating 40% of its population.
11:03
11:03

Patients Testing Positive for Covid-19 After Recovery Puzzle Kitgum Medics 4 1

Simon Knox Okongo, Kitgum District Surveillance Focal Point Person told Uganda Radio Network in an interview Thursday that one of the recovered patients has now tested positive for covid-19 for the fourth time consistently.
08:39
08:39

Health Ministry to Install Tracking Devices in Ambulances Ministry of Health 3 1

According to the Commissioner Emergency Medical Services, John Baptist Waniaye Nambohe the devices will help the Ministry track the movements of the ambulances, fuel consumption and general efficiency.
18:38
18:38

Parliament Demands Comprehensive Plan on School Reopening 2 1

The Minister of state for higher education John Chrysostom Muyingo informed MPs that the government is still vaccinating teachers and has promised to bring a comprehensive report on the matter within one week.
15:08
15:08

WHO Identifies New COVID-19 Strain

While the popular Delta variant that originated from India remains dominant and has ravaged many places across the globe, Mu has so far been identified in 39 countries but the UN organization says it has a group of mutations, something that suggests it can evade vaccine immunity.
14:39
14:39

700 Teachers Vaccinated Against COVID-19 in Hoima vaccination 3

Health and Education officials in both Hoima district and Hoima City launched the mass vaccination for teachers on Wednesday.
20:17
20:17

MOH Disregards Call for Ring-Fencing COVID-19 Jabs for Health Workers Ministry of Health 2

As of today, according to MOH figures, only 47,165 out of an estimated 150,000 health workers have been fully vaccinated countrywide despite them being the first lot for the government to prioritize for vaccination when the jabs first arrived in the country early in March.
07:59
07:59

Kazire Vidicine Concoction Listed as Herbal Remedy for COVID-19 Symptoms MOH 2 2

NDA Spokesperson Abiaz Rwamiri says that the notification was granted on the basis of initial assessment, published literature and safety studies. Rwamiri, says the product has been formulated from herbal plants that have been traditionally used to alleviate symptoms of several diseases and mainly respiratory infections.
07:33
07:33

Mobilization Gaps Could Dent Efforts to Vaccinate Kampala Teachers vaccination 1 1

Fred Mwebe,29, who turned up to inquire about the procedure at Kitante Primary School center vaccination center told URN that 22 out of the 29 teachers at Green Valley Junior School, Kalerwe travelled to their home towns when the president announced the lockdown. He says that they have failed to reach some of the teachers on their known mobile telephone numbers.
10:44
10:44

Bunyoro Farmers Ask Gov’t to Reopen Livestock Markets Livestock Farmers 1 3

The livestock farmers say that they are struggling to provide for their families due to a lack of income.
22:29
22:29

Scientists Move to Assess Safety Amidst Cocktails of COVID -19 Vaccines Makerere University 3 1

So far, in addition to the AstraZeneca vaccines, the country has received a donation of Sinopharm vaccines from China and they expect Johnson and Johnson vaccines that have already been ordered through the African Union. Also, the US government has promised to deliver some Pfizer vaccines this month.
11:19
11:19

WHO Asks Countries to Assess COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

According to WHO, Assessment this will help to spot areas for improvement to foster quicker administration of jabs.
20:30
20:30

Only Vaccinated MPs to Attend Parliament Sessions Parliament chambers 2 1

According to Obore, when the sessions resume, only fully vaccinated MPs with certificates will be allowed access to avoid Covid-19 infections.
19:50
19:50

Kitgum Receives 1,000 Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Sinovac Vaccine 1

William Komakech, Kitgum Resident District Commissioner,says the vaccines will be distributed to Kitgum General Hospital and St Joseph’s Hospital Kitgum to aid vaccination.
07:21
07:21

KCCA Needs UGX 2.5Bn for Covid-19 Response 3

MPs led by Tororo Woman MP, Sarah Opendi questioned the Minister why KCCA did not benefit from the recent supplementary budget approved by parliament towards the country’s Covid-19 pandemic response.
18:20
18:20

KCCA Tasked to Account for COVID-19 Relief Funds 1 5

The joint parliamentary team, comprising the Public and Local Government Accounts committees was tasked to review a list of beneficiaries of the COVID-19 cash, which was tabled before parliament by Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja last month. Under the initiative, the government has been distributing 100,000 Shillings to selected people classified as vulnerable during the 42-day lockdown which ended on Friday.
20:34
20:34

MPs Reject Kampala RCC Report On Covid-19 Relief Cash Covid relief funds 4 1

Members of Parliament sitting on a joint Committee of Public Accounts have rejected a report presented before them by the Kampala Resident City Commissioner (RCC), Hood Hussein regarding the Covid-19 relief funds.
15:54
15:54

Gov’t Spent UGX 2.85B to Send COVID Relief Cash to Vulnerable Ugandans Covid relief funds 4 1

Henry Musasizi, the State Minister for Finance revealed the figures while appearing before a joint meeting of the Public Accounts and the Local Government committees of Parliament which is reviewing a list of beneficiaries of the COVID-19 cash, which was tabled before parliament by Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja last month.
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