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COVID-19

Government has revealed that there were some blunders made while putting into effect the COVID-19 relief cash disbursement to vulnerable persons in Cities and Municipalities. The explanation was put forward by the minister of ICT and National Guidance, Chris Baryomunsi during a press conference. According to Baryomunsi, there was a double disbursement of money to […]

The Uganda Investments Authority, UIA, has intervened to promote the herbal treatment solution Covidex, an innovation by Mbarara University of Science and Technology Professor, Patrick Engeu Ogwang. As these differences continue, UIA is to facilitate the development of herbal medicine and Prof Ogwang’s company, Jena Herbals Ltd. UIA and Ogwang “will explore a range of […]

The Ministry of Health has come clear on the allegations made by The Daily Monitor in their news today that claimed sale of COVID-19 vaccines to City trader, Hamis Kiggundu secretly. According to the news story quoted on the newspaper’s website of a story dated July 19 and headlined as, “Covid-19 vaccines ‘sold’ to city […]

The ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) has revealed that less than a half of the total number of relief beneficiary records did not pass successful verification. This was publicized by the minister of Gender Labour and Social Development, Betty Amongi at a press conference where she gave an update on the payments […]

Covidex is a drug that was recently approved by the National Drug Authority (NDA) as a supporting remedy to the treatment of novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID19), the 20ml, white and green cap bottle drug is believed to have been invented by Prof. Patrick Ogwang a lecturer at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) […]

The National Planning Authority (NPA) has revealed that the model developed to make predictions of COVID-19 infection cases for every two weeks can be used by any African country. The model has been in use since 2020 and has proved to be 97% accurate leaving only a 3% degree of error. It was published on […]

The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) has vowed to delete all the names of persons who do not qualify for the COVID-19 relief fund and replace them with qualifying persons. This was revealed by the minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Betty Amongi, on Saturday as she delivered an update on […]

Following a presidential directive, the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) on Tuesday briefed the country on the proposal to transfer cash to vulnerable persons. The directive was made on June 18, as President Yoweri Museveni addressed the nation on COVID-19. The beneficiaries are those dwelling in urban areas who depend on daily […]

A 25-year-old man in Kibaale district has reportedly committed suicide after testing positive for COVID-19.  The deceased is Joseph Ahaisibwe, a resident of Kibingo village, Bwamiramira Sub County in Kibaale district. He reportedly committed suicide by hanging on Tuesday evening.  According to information obtained by 97.7 Record FM, Ahaisibwe tested positive for COVID-19 early this […]

As Uganda battles with the second wave of COVID19 pandemic, the public should actively get involved in fighting the pandemic, indeed if the general public joins the battle wholeheartedly the pandemic might soon be history, as studies have shown all along, the virus doesn’t fly from one place to another it is rather carried by […]