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TRUMP: US won’t pay Harry and Meghan security

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump said Sunday that the United States would not pay security costs for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, appearing to confirm that the royal couple have moved to live in California. They reportedly flew by private jet from Canada to Los …

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GAVI: Countries can divert funds to COVID-19 efforts

Geneva, Switzerland | THE INDEPENDENT |  With the COVID-19 pandemic already affecting 47 Gavi-supported countries, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance has already taken new steps to help strengthen the preparedness of health systems in lower-income countries with the full support of its Board. Gavi will also be working closely with WHO, …

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Uganda COVID-19 cases at 33

Uganda COVID-19 🔸 March 29 – 3 new cases – TOTAL 33 🔹 March 28 – 7 new cases – TOTAL 30 🔸 March 27 – 5 new cases – TOTAL 23 🔹 March 26 – 4 new cases – TOTAL 18 🔸 March 25 – 5 new cases – …

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Musinguzi new URA boss, Atingo-Ego BOU deputy governor

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has appointed John Musinguzi Rujoki as new Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioner General and named Dr Michael Atingo-Ego Bank of Uganda deputy governor. Musinguzi has been presidential advisor on ICT and investment and board chairman of the National Information Technology Authority (NITA). He will replace …

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City pastor arrested for misleading COVID-19 messages

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pastor Augustine Yiga of Revival Church Kawaala has beenn uttering false information and spreading  harmful propaganda in relation to the current Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country. Yiga, commonly known as ‘abizaayo’ reportedly used his Television Station to tell the public that there was …

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Uganda’s COVID-19 cases now at 30

AFRICA 🔸 46 Countries (46) reporting 🔹 3,984 cases 🔸 117 deaths 🔹 286 recoveries by region Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Ministry of Health has confirmed seven new cases of COVID-19 after a test of 225 today turned out only 218 negative results. This brings the total …

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US lab unveils portable 5-minute COVID-19 test

Washington, United States | AFP | A US-based lab has unveiled a portable test that can tell if someone has COVID-19 in as little as five minutes, it said in a statement Friday. Abbott Laboratories said the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had given it emergency authorization to begin …

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