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Predicting COVID-19 increases

Here’s the tool Ugandan scientists are using to predict cases, lockdowns, and reopening | THE INDEPENDENT | One of the obstacles if you are trying to guide policy and protect people from COVID-19 is the bewildering amount of data available every day. We are awash in information, but everyone wants …

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Re-opening schools post-Covid-19

Insights from Uwezo Surveys in Uganda Kampala, Uganda | MARY GORETTI NAKABUGO | Covid-19 has forced an unprecedented level of school closures, affecting more than 1.7 billion learners around the world. Now, a question of growing concern is how governments should be planning for the re-opening of schools. Education systems …

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More COVID-19 vaccines arrive

But experts says number of jabs too small for populations battling third wave Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Following recent calls from African leaders to manufacturers and rich countries to ensure equity in distribution of the desperately needed COVID-19 vaccines, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Africa Region Office has …

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Russian vehicle tracking deal

How Museveni letter trapped Muhwezi Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Tuesday July 27, the new Minister for security, Maj. Gen. Jim Muhwezi made a humbling return to the headlines of Ugandan news media when he made a statement to parliament regarding the controversial vehicle tracking deal between Uganda …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: The Russian vehicle tracking deal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Russian vehicle tracking deal: How Museveni letter trapped Muhwezi THE LAST WORD Inside Uganda’s political delusions: How the hullabaloo and bruhaha over MPs allocating themselves Shs200bn for cars is much ado over nothing …

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