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Dexamethasone Becomes First Drug to Show Efficacy in COVID-19 Treatment Oxford University 1 Top story

Conducted by researchers at Oxford University and part of a large Randomized Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapies (RECOVERY) trial that is assessing the efficacy of a wide range of drugs, the researchers assessed the use of the steroid in 2100 people.
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Uganda Railways Corporation Needs UGX 93 Bn to Mitigate COVID-19 Effects truck drivers 2 1

The Uganda Railway Corporation (URC) is seeking 93.5 Billion shillings to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on the sub sector and also repair and maintain its assets.
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Section of Public Shuns Opposition Campaign people power 2 4

On Monday, former FDC president Dr Kizza Besigye and Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu announced a new alliance against President Yoweri Museveni.
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18:58

Traders Demand Reopening of Mwanjari Market in Kabale 3 1

. Teddy Tabaro, the association Chairperson and Evalist Tugeineyo alias Sam Kataseera, a trader say that failure by municipality authorities to re-open their market yet others in Central division were cleared to operate is un fair.
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People Power Coordinator Arrested for Noise Pollution metropolitan area 1 2

Bigirwa teamed up with other people power sympathizers to sound saucepans, plates and jerry cans as a means of expressing dissatisfaction over the government’s failure to distribute food to all starving Ugandans, after maintaining lockdown restrictions for more than three months.
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Finance Minister Asked to Explain Variance in Budget Figures 2 1

This follows an observation of inconsistencies in the figures that were approved by Parliament and those presented by the Minister in the Budget speech, brought to the attention of Parliament, by Budget Committee Chairperson Amos Lugoloobi.
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Lockdown Restrictions Escalate Malnutrition Cases in Manafwa District 2 4

Dr Emma Gahima, the in-charge of Bugobero Health Center IV and Manafwa District Nutrition focal person says that the health facility has received an average of 5 cases of malnourished children aged between zero and five and people living with HIV/AIDS, in the weeks after the lockdown restrictions were eased.
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MOH Launches Mosquito Net Distribution 2 2

The first batch will be distributed in 25 districts that were hit most by floods around Lake Kyoga and districts with high prevalence rate of malaria.
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Kampala Traders Opt for Car Boot Sales as Arcades Remain Shut KACITA 4 1

As private vehicles returned to the streets and offices were partially opened, after two months of inactivity, amidst a lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus Disease, President Yoweri Museveni said opening arcades would be self-defeating where there is no guarantee for physical distancing.
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Understaffing at Moroto Referral Hospital Irks MPs moroto hospital 1 1

In the report, Muwanga noted that the Ministry of Health provides for an approved structure of 370 staff for Moroto Regional Referral Hospital but a review indicated that only 244 (66 percent) are filled leaving a staffing gap of 126.
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Private Schools Ask Government to Pay their Teachers lockdown 3 1

The National Private Educational Institutions Association has called on Government to pay salaries for teachers who have greatly been affected by the Closure of schools for at least a year.
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Education Ministry Moves to Digitalize Vocational Institutes 2 1

The Centres include Bukalasa Agricultural College, Uganda Technical College Lira, Uganda Technical College-Elgon and Uganda Technical College in Bushenyi.
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Police Officer Remanded for Defrauding UPDF General UGX 17m Joan Acaa Ketty 1

Emmanuel Omoko Ricky obtained 17 million shillings from Major General Innocent Oula and promised to buy him a motor vehicle.
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16:46

Entebbe Hospital Workers Gain Poise in Treating COVID-19 Patients 1 5

The facility had initially earmarked a team of 20 core staff who had previously worked in management of infectious diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome and Ebola, for its COVID-19 response and management. However, six of them were away on study leave, while eight said they were either vulnerable or unwilling to work.
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Court Adjourns Fr. Lazarous Ejoyi’s Assault Case to Next Month 3

The clerk said Lubowa was concerned that many people would turn up and congest the court premises increasing chances of spreading the disease.
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15:58

Electoral Commission Needs Extra UGX54billion 1

Speaking today at the Electoral Commission headquarters in Kampala, Sam Rwakojo, the Secretary to the Commission said that the extra money is to cater for the new measures issued by the Ministry of Health to stop the spread of the virus.
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15:48

UBTEB to Release Examination Results on Wednesday

Due to COVID-19, the examination body that normally invites as many as 200 people for the release of its examinations has decided to cut the numbers down to 15
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15:44

High Court Stays Hearing of UGX 10b MPs Case 2 1

in his ruling, Justice Elubu has noted that although the case before the Constitutional Court was filed by different parties, it arises out of the same case and thus the need to halt the High Court proceedings since the constitution has supremacy over any law in the country.
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15:36

EC Bans Rallies as It Pushes Ahead with 2021 Elections 1 3 Top story

Instead of rallies and other person to person campaigns, candidates are going to use the media to reach their voters, according to guidelines announced by Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, the Electoral Commission chairperson. He was speaking during a press conference held at the EC headquarters in Kampala.
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Pader Health Workers Strike over Lack of PPEs Face masks 1 3

About 40 health workers and support staff at the government health facility went on strike on Monday demanding gloves and face masks before resuming duties.
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