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21:41
21:41

Health Rights Activists Criticise UHRC Over Compulsory Vaccination 4

Moses Mulumba, the head of the Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD), says that Uganda Human Rights Commission should understand that they can only operate within the law.
21:11
21:11

More Boys Dropped Out of School After First School Closure – NAPE report 1

Findings of the study show that 10 percent of P.6 learners and 13 percent of S.3 learners did not return to school. Gender-wise, the proportion of P.6 girls (eight percent) who did not return to school was significantly lower compared to the boys at 10.2 percent.
20:51
20:51

Legislators Speak Tough on Corruption 6 1

In his response, the Lwemiyaga county MP, Theodore Ssekikuubo said that the various entities set up by the government to fight corruption are counterproductive.
18:18
18:18

UPDF Protests US Sanctions Against Major. Gen. Abel Kandiho 1

In her brief statement issued on Tuesday, the Defense Ministry Spokesperson, Brigadier Flavia Byekwaso says that they are disappointed that the US could take such a decision without due process.
17:23
17:23

COVID Vaccine: Researchers to Use Foreign Labs Amidst Mice Hoarding 5

Dr. Brenda Apio Oketch, a member of the team of researchers studying the attenuated vaccine at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) says that they have been collecting SARS COV 2 viruses locally from people who get infected which are grown in the laboratory and deactivated with chemicals.
15:51
15:51

Opposition Tasks Gov’t on Continued Doctors Strike 4 1

Batuwa Timothy Lusala, the Shadow Minister for Health said that the government has not done much to address their doctors' complaints. The strike began on November 22, after the government failed to fulfil many of its promises to medics, as made in 2017 during a similar strike. The doctors want the government to increase their salaries to 5 million Shillings, increase medical human resources and compensate health workers who succumbed to COVID-19.
15:21
15:21

Katosi Road Scam Convict Rejects Justice Bamugemereire Apollo Senkeeto 2 1

Lady Justice Elizabeth Musoke who was heading the panel has ordered for the file to be taken back to the Registrar with orders that it be reallocated to a new panel and fixed for hearing as soon as possible.
14:13
14:13

Uganda Cranes to Play Tanzania in Friendly Match 1

Ahmed Hussein, the Federation of Uganda Football Association-FUFA Communications Director says that the game will be played at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam.
13:41
13:41

NPA Predicts Increase in COVID-19 Cases This Week MINISTRY OF HEALTH 3

In an update to journalists on Tuesday, Eng. Abraham Muwanguzi who manages the Science Planning Department said between December 5 and 11, the country will be recording an average of 45 cases but these are projected to further increase to a weekly average of 330 cases by the 18th of December.
12:51
12:51

Bomb Scare: Police Cordon Off Bombo Road 1

According to our reporter, officers from the Bomb squad cordoned off the road after motorists sighted items in a green plastic bag in the middle of the road.
12:36
12:36

Security Recovers Grenade, Gun from Home of Terror Suspect 1 1

Speaking on behalf of the joint security team, Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson, said a search was immediately conducted inside the room and an AK47 gun was spotted. When the search was expounded, more bomb making material, detonators and propellants were recovered.
12:35
12:35

Nine Cases of Omicron Covid-19 Variant Detected in Uganda 1

Prof Pontiano Kaleebu, the executive director of UVRI says the cases were detected among travellers from Nigeria and South Africa
11:40
11:40

WHO Warns Against Using Convalescent Plasma to Treat COVID-19 treating COVID-19

In Uganda, studies had been launched in June last year to test whether patients who were seeking treatment from Mulago National Referral and selected Regional Referral hospitals could recover with the treatment but according to Dr. Bruce Kirenga, a Lung Expert who was the lead investigator on the study told URN participants never showed any signs of responding to the treatment.
10:08
10:08

Pandemic Impact On Education More Severe Than Predicted- New Report 1 Top story

The loss according to the report titled; The State of the Global Education Crisis: A Path to Recovery report published by World Bank-UNESCO-UNICEF, is equivalent to about 14 percent of today’s global Gross Domestic Product-GDP.
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