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23:10
23:10

WHO Stops Use of Hydroxychloroquine, Lopinavir for COVID-19 Treatment

In a statement released today, the health agency said that the decision to stop the use of the drugs comes from a recommendation made by the Solidarity Trial’s International Steering Committee to discontinue the use of the drugs because they do not have any effect on hospitalised patients.
11:25
11:25

Nwoya District Roads Committee Fails to Meet For One Year 3

The Nwoya District Road Committee Chairperson, Simon Oyet, says whenever he calls for meetings some members don’t turn up. He says the District Works and Technical Services Secretary, Patrick Okello Oryema and District Engineer, Peter Okumu Anywar don’t show up for the meetings, which makes it difficult for them to proceed.
17:00
17:00

Ministry of Education Suspends LDC’s Online Classes 1

The Law Development Centre-LDC had opened up an online portal two weeks ago to ensure continuity of learning during the lockdown. But State Minister for Higher Education John Chrysostom Muyingo says that several parliamentarians had petitioned the ministry saying that the online learning at LDC was segregative.
15:45
15:45

Masaka PWD Groups Find Solace in Making Face Shields COVID-19 Response 3 5

The plastic shields, according to medics, protect eyes, nose and the mouth from potentially deadly droplets through which the infection is transmitted. They are a crucial outfit at a time when the government is recommending wearing face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.
21:43
21:43

Number of Male Absentee Candidates for UBTEB Examinations on the Rise 1 1

According to results released today at the examination body’s secretariat located in Ntinda, a total of 1,990 male candidates who registered to sit for examinations last year did not show up. This is the highest number of absentee candidates that has been registered by the examination body
18:07
18:07

Kitgum Registers Surge in Domestic Violence Cases During Lockdown 2

Kitgum District Senior Probation and Welfare Officer Michael Ogweng says that a total of 415 cases related to domestic violence were reported to probation and police officers between April and May 2020, as the government maintained a lockdown, to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.