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Entebbe Records 6,000 Passengers Daily for Three Consecutive Months COVID-19 pandemic 1 1

Statistics availed by Vianney Mpungu Luggya, the Manager Public Affairs at the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority – UCAA reveals that the number included 93,884 and 83,483 departing and arriving passengers respectively.
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Entebbe Airport Sets Record with 198,961 International Passengers in December COVID-19 pandemic 1 1 Top story

This figure, averaging 6,418 passengers per day, represents the highest single-day record in Uganda, according to Vianney Mpungu Luggya, the Spokesperson of the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA).
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UWA Sets 3 Months to Asses Impact of Gorilla Permit Fraud on Tourism COVID-19 pandemic 3 1

Dr. Mwandha notes that the Authority plans to assess the impact of this emerging negative publicity in three months' time, which coincides with the peak tourism season spanning from November to January.
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05:56

Uganda Set To Benefit From Global Fund’s New US$867 Million COVID-19 Funding COVID-19 pandemic

The grants which are coming when infection transmission in many countries has gone lowest have been tied to funding investments relating to disease surveillance, laboratory networks, community health worker networks and community-based organizations, medical oxygen and respiratory care systems, as well as the rollout of novel therapeutics to scale up test-and-treat programs in case of future COVID-19 surges.
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Verbatim: Budget Speech Financial Year 2022/2023 COVID-19 pandemic 1

Theme: Full Monetisation of Uganda’s Economy through Commercial Agriculture, Industrialisation, Expanding and Broadening Services, Digital Transformation and Market Access
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Inadequate Funding Frustrates UHRC Operations COVID-19 pandemic 3 1

Wangadya revealed that in the Financial Year 2021/2022, the Commission required 72.227 billion Shillings but only 20.897 billion Shillings was allocated.
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First Day of School Postponed for 140m First-Time Learners – UNICEF Education

In 2020, schools globally were fully closed for an average of 79 teaching days. However, for 168 million students, after the pandemic began, schools were shuttered for nearly the entire year. Even now, many children are facing an unprecedented second year of disruption to their education, and prolonging the first year of School which sets up the building blocks for all future learning, with introductions to reading, writing, and math.
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Kasese, Kanungu Health Facilities Boosted with Medical Supplies COVID-19 pandemic 1

The benefiting facilities are Kasese Community Health and Education Foundation and Bwindi Community Hospital in Kanungu District. Each of them will receive a consignment of personal protective Equipment-PPE’s, patient monitoring systems, and oxygen consecrators, among others.
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09:29

Kasingye Asks Police to Focus More On COVID-19 Awareness Creation than Enforcing Arrests COVID-19 pandemic 3 1

Kasingye reasons that educating people on standard operating procedures-SOPs would help the control curb the spread of the virus.
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12:57

National Budget Increased to UGX 44.7 Trillion loans 1 1

Last week, Finance Minister Matia Kasaija tabled a budget of 41.2 trillion shillings for the next financial year, which was a reduction of 4.3 Trillion Shillings from last year's budget.
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Uganda Records 14 New COVID -19 Deaths as Daily Cases Rise COVID-19 pandemic

The new deaths announced by the MOH on Friday night are the highest to ever be recorded in one day.
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12:46

COVID-19: Uganda’s Cases Rise to 977 WHO 1 Top story

The six cases that were reported were part of 3,451 samples that were tested yesterday. Four of the confirmed cases are truck drivers who entered the country through the Malaba Point of entry while two are community cases from Moyo and Tororo districts
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Absence of International Observers Cannot Stop Polls - EC Chairman COVID-19 pandemic 2 1 Top story

Justice Byabakama says that the choice for one to become an observer is entirely theirs and that if, because of the prevailing circumstances, one is not able to able to, it does not stop the election from taking place.
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