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School owners, teachers in State House to agree on opening plan

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several members of the teachers’ association, private schools and institutions and the COVID-19 committee, are locked up in a meeting with Education Minister Janet Museveni, to iron out issues surrounding the proposed reopening of schools. The meeting comes after a roadmap issued by the …

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Poor Ugandans not seeking healthcare

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The burden of catastrophic health expenditures remains large in many countries in Africa. A report by the Makerere University-based Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) shows that most of the health expenditure in Uganda is met privately and by the rich. Due to this, a …

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COVID-19: Record 326 test positive

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has today recorded it’s highest number of daily Coronavirus infections with 326 people testing positive from tests conducted on Friday. Results released today by the health ministry show that 326 new cases were confirmed bringing the total number of cases reported in the …

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