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Parliament directs IGG to investigate PRESIDE Covid-19 funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The House on Tuesday tasked the Inspectorate of Government – IG to investigate further the utilization of funds appropriated to facilitate the COVID-19 vaccine development by Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation, Dr. Monica Musenero. Anita Among, the Speaker of Parliament directed that the …

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DR MUSENERO: No money was sent directly to PRESIDE

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation, Dr. Monica Musenero has said that no funds were released directly to the Presidential Scientific Initiative on Epidemics (PRESIDE) for Covid-19 vaccine research purposes. Musenero was on Tuesday responding to a report by the Select Committee that …

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UGANDA: Covid-19 vaccine trials to commence in March

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Scientists working on a Covid-19 vaccine in Uganda have told legislators on the Presidential Affairs Committee that trials will commence in early March 2022. Dr Sheila Balinda, a molecular virologist at Uganda Virus Research Institute said they have developed a vaccine using Covid-19 strains that were …

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Minister Musenero faulted for usurping powers of PS

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The select committee on Science, Technology and Innovation has faulted the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Minister Monica Musenero, for taking on the role of the Permanent Secretary (PS). The minister’s act of requesting for money directly from the finance ministry irked MPs …

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Dr Musenero must account for the UGX31Bn: Permanent Secretary

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Science and Technology, David OO Obong has told legislators that Minister Dr. Monica Musenero, should provide all accountability regarding the utilization of funds meant to facilitate the Covid-19 vaccine development. Obong on Thursday appeared before the Select Committee …

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