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13:14
13:14

Social Media Slang Killing English Language Orthography –Specialists 4 1

Isaac Tibasiima, an assistant Lecturer of Literature at Makerere University cautions that if nothing is done to correct the use of English language, Uganda will most likely have a generation whose application of words is neither structured nor conventional and a population that does not know how to speak English or write the English Language to perfection.
09:15
09:15

Ebola Vaccination Ends in High Risk Areas ebola in uganda

The health workers that were vaccinated were those stationed in the 13 high risk districts neighboring DRC at 165 health facilities and 15 points of entry. The districts include; Bundibugyo, Bunyangabo,Kabarole,Kanungu, Kasese, Kisoro, Ntoroko, Rubirizi, Rukungiri, Hoima, Kikuube, Buliisa and Kagadi
12:15
12:15

English Language A Challenge for Candidates-UNEB 2 1 Top story

Results of last years Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education-UACE that were released on Thursday showed a decline in the performance of English language and English Literature compared to 2017.
16:03
16:03

MOH: Mosquito Paint Safe 3

Dr.Jimmy Opigo, the head of the Malaria Control program says the paint is safe because its main ingredient is from plants. One of the ingredients used to make the paint-pyrethroids is the same one used in the manufacturing of insecticide treated mosquito nets
14:35
14:35

Poor Biology Performance Worries UNEB 2 1

Dan N. Odongo, the UNEB Executive Secretary attributes the poor performance in biology on laziness on the part of teachers. According to Odongo, teachers concentrate on theoretical lessons at the expense of practical lessons.
07:47
07:47

Education Ministry to Hire 22,000 Teachers minsitry of finance 2

Dr. Tony Mukasa Lusambu, the Commissioner Primary Education, says the Finance Ministry has lifted the ban, adding that intend to hire 22,000 teachers in different phases starting the 2019/2020 financial year.
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UNDP-KOICA Launch UGX 33B Refugee Employment Project 2 1

Polly Mugisha Akwankwasa, the head of Management Support in UNDP, says the project will provide funds to refugees and people within the host communities to improve on their social welfare.
15:37
15:37

Teachers Threaten Strike Over Salary Enhancement ministry of finance 1

In their February 19th, 2019 letter to the Education and Sports Minister, Janet Kataha Museveni, the teachers say they have been pushed to take industrial action because of lack of cooperation from government.
13:32
13:32

500 Ugandans Stuck on Heart Surgery Waiting List 3

Surgeries are required to repair or replace aortic dissections and valves that are not working correctly, to correct irregular heart rhythms such as atrial fibrillation or ventricular tachycardia and to fix or treat genetic heart defects.
14:55
14:55

Human Rights Defenders Want Kyaligonza Investigated 4 1

Dr. Livingston Sewanyana, the Executive Director FHRI has condemned the assault on the traffic officer suffered, saying they want government to act against this kind of behavior.
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Risk of Heart Attack Rises among Pregnant Women dr.john omagino 1 3

A woman between the ages of 35 to 39 who becomes pregnant is five times more likely to suffer a heart attack than a woman in her 20s, and women in their early 40s are 10 times more at risk than women in their 20s, the research established.
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Gender Ministry Embarks on Drive to Resettle Street Children 3 1

The exercise that begun in Kampala will soon be launched in the areas of Jinja, Iganga, Busia, Mbale, Tororo and Soroti, which host a large population of street children. So far, 70 children and two adults, picked from the areas of Makerere and Jinja road, have been taken to Kampiringisa Rehabilitation Centre.
16:23
16:23

80 percent of Childhood Cancers Misdiagnosed-Medics 4

Dr Joyce Balagadde Kambugu, the Head of Pediatric Oncology at UCI says that many of the cancer patients admitted at the institute were misdiagnosed in the earlier stages of the disease. She adds many lives could be saved if the cancers are rightfully detected, diagnosed and treated in time.
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Health Ministry Warns Herbalists, Media Houses on Drug Adverts sarah opendi 2

Dr. Grace Nambatya Kyeyune, the Director for the Natural Chemotherapeutic Research Institute and also a board member at NDA, says they will now be able to regulate who sells what.
17:57
17:57

Research on Use of Baby Gel to Fight New Born Deaths Launched 1

The hand sanitizer also being called a baby gel will be produced from Sugar cane grown locally. More than Shs24 bn will be injected into the project
16:12
16:12

Ministry to Immunize More than 20 in Tororo Against Ebola ebola in uganda 2

Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the Senior Public Relations Officer Ministry of Health, says they are doing everything to ensure that whoever came into contact with the deceased is decontaminated.
10:23
10:23

Vaginal Tears More Common than Fistula-Doctors obstetric fistula 5 1

Dr. Evelyn Nabunya, the Executive Director Mulago Womens Hospital, says some women try using herbs to heal the tears. She however, notes that surgical interventions are better since they bring about proper healing compared to herbs.
10:48
10:48

Poverty Leading Cause of Urban Malnutrition-Nutritionists village health team 4 1

Data from the Health ministry shows that on average 25 percent of the female population and 15 percent males in the country are underweight as a result of malnutrition.
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Isabaruuli Disgruntled with Gov't Treatment of Cultural Leaders lango 4 1 Top story

In his speech, the Sabaruli accused government of discriminating against some cultural leaders.
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20:56

UWA: One Elephant is Killed Every Year 1 3

Data from UWA shows that in the last six years, over 18 tonnes of ivory have been seized at Entebbe international airport and other Asian airports.
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