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20:24
20:24

What is Govt COVID 19 Vaccine Strategy, Civil Society Asks 2

Kembabazi also says that they want the government not to rely on the private sector for vaccination of Covid-19, saying that government should have picked lessons from the COVID-19 testing and treatment experience where costs for testing and treatment once outsourced to private sector are only affordable by a few .
19:51
19:51

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.
18:58
18:58

Work With Mayor Lukwago, Bobi Wine Directs KCCA Councillors 3

"We have one principle objective with Lukwago and that is to end dictatorship, I don't expect you to engage in petty disputes over minor issues yet our mission with the Kampala Lord Mayor is the same." -Kyagulanyi's no-nonsense directyive to the majority KCCA councilors.
18:56
18:56

WHO Publishes New Essential Diagnostics List

To address the lack of access to tests and testing services in multiple countries, WHO has since 2018 been publishing a yearly essential diagnostics list, a basket of recommended in vitro diagnostics that should be available at point-of-care and in laboratories in all countries to increase timely and life-saving diagnoses.
17:52
17:52

Uganda Hippos to Participate in Pre-AFCON Mini Tournament in Tanzania Morley Byekwaso 1

According to FUFA the Team will travel to Tanzania on Monday 1st February and will connect to Mauritania on 10th February immediately after the mini-tournament to play in the final tournament.
17:42
17:42

Punish Sugar Companies for Child Labour -CSOs agri-business

The report indicate that sugar companies claim to have laws and policies in place to deal with child labour practices but they remain on papers as children are seen on the sugar plantations without intervention of the companies .
17:08
17:08

NRM Boasts of Its Internal Electoral Commission 3

According to Dr Odoi, those who opted to contest as independents only 42 (25 direct representatives and 17 women representatives) of the defiant 501 who stood after losing primaries managed to win and the rest lost in the general elections, an indication that the NRM electoral commission had originally done well its job by putting them aside.
16:51
16:51

Budget: Uganda's Debt Payments Near 3/4 of Total Revenue Uganda public debt 1 Top story

According to the Budget committee's report on the budget framework paper presented by the Vice Chairperson Patrick Isiagi, debt payments including domestic arrears have eaten up the largest portion taking up 34.4% of the budget equivalent to shillings 15.773 trillion, nearly three quarters of the total revenue collection.
15:02
15:02

Novavax’s COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Effective Against Virus

The vaccine is a combination of an engineered protein from the virus and a plant based ingredient which helps the body generate a stronger immune response to the virus. If the body encounters the virus after vaccination, the immune system should be able to fight off the virus
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.
12:25
12:25

New COVID-19 Variants Fueling Africa's Second Wave

The 501Y.V2 variant, first identified in South Africa, is predominant and powering record case numbers in South Africa and the sub-region. It has been found in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, the French Indian Ocean region of Mayotte, Zambia and in 24 non-African nations.
11:41
11:41

NRM Celebrates Winning in NUP Stronghold 3 3

NRM won in Kamwokya 2B and Kamwokya 2C parishes defeating NUP candidates; FDC, DP and independent candidates.
11:37
11:37

Police Needs Sh15Billion to Set up Criminal Identification Systems 1

Ochom indicates that each policing division will need 95 million shillings to establish CABIS. Police records indicate there are 161 policing division across the country and this means about 15.3 billion shillings will be spent on the project.
11:17
11:17

Ugandans Cautioned About Dangers of Using VPN data privacy

Unwanted Witness Uganda says it is concerned about how this prolonged social media restriction is driving Ugandans to use VPN that comes with a lot of data manipulation risks.
07:44
07:44

Principal Judge Roots for Pay Rise for Police Scientists 2 1

Zeija, who was the chief guest at the commissioning of the Directorate of Forensic Science –DFS on Thursday at Naguru police headquarters, said as police advances into digital policing, crime monitoring and management, it should think of increasing personnel salaries particularly scientists.
06:56
06:56

Foreign Affairs Ministers Tired of Begging for Money -Oryem minister sam kutesa 3 1

The Ministry has been allocated 30 billion Shillings out of a 58 billion Shillings request to facilitate its activities for the Financial year 2021-2022. Based on the shortfall, Oryem says they are frustrated by the failure by their counterparts in finance to prioritise diplomatic work and fund it appropriately.
04:58
04:58

Lukwago Cautions Elected NUP Councilors Against 'Government Traps' 4

On Thursday, Lukwago held a meeting with about 30 of the 41 NUP councillors, majority of whom are new entrants, and advised them to keep on track and overcome traps that may be set to dissuade them. He told them to always remember their goal and never to sell their souls.
04:39
04:39

EALA Cuts EAC Budget by USD 6 Million

The decision puts to an end the prolonged process which commenced in September 2020, when EALA assed a total sum of USD 104,063,020, for the Organs and Institutions of the EAC for the year. The EAC Partner States, however, raised reservations on the variation of the budget estimates, necessitating the recommittal of the said piece of legislation to the House.
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