Here are the key points in the presidents speech

Here are the key points in the presidents speech

1. Schools will re-open on October 15th for the candidate classes of P-7, S-4, S-6, finalists in tertiary colleges and finalists in universities. 2. The International Airport and land borders will now be opened for tourists, coming in and going out, provided they tested negative 72 hours before arrival in Uganda and provided the tour […]

Uganda Health Ministry Announces the use of Plasma to Treat COVID-19

Uganda Health Ministry Announces the use of Plasma to Treat COVID-19

Hon. Dr Jane Ruth Aceng Minister of Health,16th September 2020 announced the use of plasma in COVID-19 treatment in Uganda, a project funded by the government at Makerere University. The clinical trials are set to start on Thursday, 17th September 2020, at Mulago National Referral Hospital. Hon. Aceng noted that much as there is no […]

Makerere University Plans on Compulsory COVID19 Testing after Lecturer’s Positive Results

Makerere University Plans on Compulsory COVID19 Testing after Lecturer’s Positive Results

Makerere University chairperson of the National Physical Planning Board, Ms Amanda Ngabirano tested positive for corona virus (COVID 19). She, on Sunday posted on her twitter page to announce the results to the public. This has prompted the University administration to organise compulsory testing for all staff members, families and employees. In an email to […]

Uganda registers 98 new Covid 19 cases, one death

Uganda registers 98 new Covid 19 cases, one death

Uganda has confirmed one death and 98 new Covid19 cases. According Ministry of Health, the deceased is a 27 year old male and resident of Mengo. Ministry of Health noted that from the samples collected on Tuesday, 98 people were positive bringing the total number o cases to 2,524. Results from other areas: Moroto (8), […]

More African Countries See a Sharp Rise in Infections

More African Countries See a Sharp Rise in Infections

South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt and in East African Countries authorities are reporting some of the highest daily increases in cases since their lockdowns ended. South Africa has reported a sharp rise in novel coronavirus infections with 7,210 cases reported in a single day, the Health Ministry said. While the continent’s first outbreak in the spring […]

World Health Organisation: Africa Marks Six Months of COVID-19 Pandemic

World Health Organisation: Africa Marks Six Months of COVID-19 Pandemic

Africa marks six months on 14 August 2020 since COVID-19 was first detected on the continent. While the virus has raced through many other regions of the world, the pandemic’s evolution on the African continent has been different according to World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa. Preliminary analysis by the WHO finds that […]

APA to Conduct Webinar Series to Curb the Rise of Mental Health in Africa as a Result of COVID-19 Pandemic

APA to Conduct Webinar Series to Curb the Rise of Mental Health in Africa as a Result of COVID-19 Pandemic

A Professional Africa (APA) has kicked off a free webinar series online called Lifeline – Bridging the Gap to Development, a bi-monthly international webinar series aimed at improving the performance of Africans in industry and business, in mindset, and overall health amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar series will run every other Wednesday from […]

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