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Medics complain as COVID-19 allowances delay

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Medical workers in Kitgum District are unhappy over the delayed payment of their allowances as frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19. The government disbursed shillings 407 million to Kitgum District in July this year to facilitate emergency responses in the fight against COVID-19. …

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Uganda faces South Africa in male netball Final

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s men netball team, the Rock will this afternoon battle hosts South Africa in the final of International Male Netball Championship at Heartfelt Arena in Pretoria, South Africa. The Uganda Rock reached the final after winning their last two group games against neighbors Kenya …

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2,000 teachers in Busia district receive Covid-19 jab

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 2,146 teachers and non-teaching staff in Busia district have been vaccinated against Covid-19. The district received 5,169 doses of AstraZeneca and Sinovac vaccines targeting more than 5,000 people. Dr Mathias Wabwire Panyako, the Busia District Health Officer says that out of the 2,146 teachers, 346 …

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SME body speaks out on government’s budget plan, COVID-19 and economy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | John Walugembe, the executive director of Federation of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Uganda has urged the government to practically implement its proposed economic recovery programme in a bid to improve peoples’ livelihoods. Walugembe speaks for the umbrella/business association that brings together over 112,000 micro, small …

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