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Veterinary doctors appeal to IGP, MAAIF over movement

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several farmers across the country are stranded without the usual support from veterinary doctors, who have according to their national association, been denied travel permission since the lockdown to contain COVID-19 was declared last month. According to Uganda Veterinary Association (UVA) Dr. Daniel Kasibule, several …

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COVID-19 Delta variant detected in 96 countries: WHO

Delta variant has several spike mutations that increase its transmissibility and its resistance to neutralizing antibodies and possibly even vaccines Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | The Delta COVID-19 variant, first identified in India, has already been detected in 96 countries, 11 more than last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) said …

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EAC budget cut over Covid-19 effects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The East African Community-EAC Council of Ministers has tabled the budget estimates for the 2021/2022 financial year totaling US$91,784,296. The budget theme: Economic Recovery through Industrialization and Inclusive Growth, aims to focus on the policymakers, implementers and legislators at a time the COVID-19 pandemic had …

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