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16:40
16:40

Curfew Affecting Tourism Industry– Kadaga 1 1

Kadaga reiterated her previous calls for the government to review the situation saying that country’s tourism sector is under threat due to curfew yet Entebbe International Airport is open. Other reports also indicate that the tourism sector is one of the worst hit sectors of the country due to the different measures adopted by government to curb the spread of corona virus including restrictions on internal and international travel among others.
12:29
12:29

Adherence to Covid-19 SOPs Improves at Mutukula Border Ministry Of Health 2 1

Several shops, operators of food-eating joints, money changers at both sides of the border are now operating with water points placed at their entrances; to enable people to wash their hands before entering.
14:06
14:06

UPDF Soldiers Start Getting COVID-19 Vaccine Jabs MOH 1 1

The minister of defense, Adolf Mwesige pointed out to the army and the rest of Ugandans to have faith in their scientists and the vaccine.
08:22
08:22

UPDF to Accord Former Gulu RDC Lapolo Gun Salute Orom Sub County 2 1 Top story

Bosco Odoki, the Chairperson of the Central Organizing Committee for the memorial prayers says the army has agreed to accord the Late Lapolo the gun salute during the memorial prayers, which wasn't possible at the time of his burial because of COVID-19 restrictions.
16:45
16:45

SPC Shoots Student Dead for Violating Curfew Hours night patrols 2 Top story

According to preliminary information, police found the deceased partying together with others at Kanyipe trading center on the orders of the village chairperson, Simon Okolong. The chairperson allegedly ordered his residents to drink and dance overnight at will.
10:29
10:29

WHO Approves Two More COVID-19 Vaccines for Emergency Use 1 Top story

The vaccines are produced by AstraZeneca-SKBio in Korea and the Serum Institute of India. WHO’s Emergency Use Listing (EUL) assesses the quality, safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and is a prerequisite for COVAX Facility vaccine supply. It also allows countries to expedite their own regulatory approval to import and administer COVID-19 vaccines.
20:36
20:36

Rising Mortality as Africa Marks One Year of COVID-19

Over 22,300 deaths were reported in Africa in the last 28 days, compared with nearly 16 000 deaths in the previous 28 days, according to statistics by the World Health Organization.
15:56
15:56

Amuru Blocks Establishment of Private COVID-19 Testing Laboratory in Elegu Amuru District

Michael Lakony, the Amuru District LC 5 Chairperson disclosed that while undertaking their routine supervisory work in Elegu, they landed on posters and flyers of the organization advertising their activities at the border.
21:42
21:42

Astrazeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Reccomended for use by WHO Astrazeneca Vaccine

The UN health agency has advised countries like South Africa with variants to continue using the vaccine but carry out extensive surveillance on any emerging variants and how they react to the vaccine
19:06
19:06

Parliament Demands Free COVID-19 Tests, Subsidised Treatment 3 1

Currently, the government is not carrying out free COVID-19 tests, yet the cheapest test from the approved test centres costs 200,000 Shillings. According to Aol, many Ugandans cannot afford testing and the huge bills required to treat victims.
12:25
12:25

Re-Opening Schools For Non-Candidates Still a Big Puzzle School Re-openings 3 1

Eleven months after school closures due to the covid-19 pandemic, Filbert Baguma, the Uganda national teachers Union executive secretary says that at this rate the government needs to think outside the box and develop several strategies for different situations and different schools.
17:22
17:22

MPs Recommend UGX 173Bn to Save Health Sector from COVID-19 Distress 2 1 Top story

Dr. Bukenya says that the funds will mitigate the dangers posed by the pandemic in 2021/2022 financial year. He also noted that the failure to integrate COVID-19 in the routine health services has the potential of breaking down the health system, which is very difficult to resuscitate.
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23:08

Crowds Overwhelm Officials at Kololo Tally Centre SOPs 1

In all the five tents of Rubaga, Kampala Central, Makindye, Nakawa and Kawempe are occupied to capacity, with more than 800 people, while hundreds are standing outside waiting for the declaration of winners. Hundreds of others are stranded at the gate.
10:51
10:51

COVID-19: Why Uganda Needs to Rethink Social Distancing Guidelines SOPs 4 1 Top story

What some have described as “rapid increase” in Covid-19 infection rates has prompted appeals to people to adhere to public health guidelines.
09:03
09:03

Covid-19 Restrictions Aided Crime Free New Year Celebrations in Acholi Aswa River Region 1 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson says for the first time, the new year celebration in Acholi sub-region went on peacefully without crimes like murder, rape, and grave assault among others reported to the police.
08:09
08:09

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.
18:13
18:13

Electoral Commission Suspends Campaigns in COVID-19 High Risk Districts 2 1

The Electoral Commission has identified 11 COVID-19 high risk districts where mass gatherings pose a threat and has decided to suspend campaign meetings in those districts starting on the 26th of December.
18:49
18:49

Observe All Covid-19 SOPs While Celebrating Christmas -Kabaka Mutebi 1

The Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has urged his subjects and other Ugandans to strictly observe all the set Covid-19 guidelines as they celebrate Christmas.
20:00
20:00

Archbishop: 10 COU Clergy Have So far Tested Positive to Covid-19 4 1

According to Kaziimba, these openly came out to report their status and gave testimony about their experience with the disease. "Please follow all of the SOPs and most importantly, wear your mask so that it covers both your nose and your mouth, and wash your hands for 20 seconds many times in a day,” he advised.
11:38
11:38

Experts Project 100,000 COVID-19 Cases by April 5 1 Top story

According to Prof. Wanyenze, it’s up to the population not to prove the model right. She says that a study has made a number of scenarios that would flatten the curve and bring down infections.
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