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Mass Measles Vaccination Begins in Hoima

Summary: Hoima district responds to a measles outbreak along Lake Albert, affecting 302 people, mostly children aged one to five. Dr. Fredrick Byenume leads a vaccination campaign targeting children aged one to fifteen. Hoima district has initiated a mass measles vaccination campaign in response to a confirmed outbreak of the …

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Uganda Prisons Service Confirms Luzira Relocation for Five-Star Hotel Project

Summary: The Uganda Prisons Service confirms ongoing plans to relocate Luzira Maximum Prison for the construction of a five-star hotel. Discussions are at the ministerial level, involving the president, Ministry of Internal Affairs, and Attorney General. President Museveni supports the initiative, and negotiations for land in Buikwe District are underway. …

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Kakumiro schools fret over new curriculum

Summary: Schools in Kakumiro like any others countrywide are grappling with the implementation of a new curriculum, leading to uncertainty and apprehension among educators. Transitioning requires comprehensive teacher training and updated resources. Despite challenges, schools like Trinity High School are optimistic about maintaining academic standards. Student performance in 2023 has …

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Bishop Kakooza to Mark Priestly Silver Jubilee with Prayer

Summary: The Bishop of Lugazi diocese Rt. Rev. Christopher Kakooza has made 25 years a Bishop and 40 years a Priest. The Right Reverend Christopher Kakooza, serving as the Bishop of Lugazi diocese, commemorated 25 years as a Bishop and 40 years as a Priest during today’s diocesan day celebrations …

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Doctor’s body initiates efforts to secure overseas medical jobs

Summary: The Uganda Medical Association is assisting doctors in finding jobs abroad due to widespread unemployment concerns, with many expressing interest in opportunities in Rwanda and the United Kingdom. The Uganda Medical Association (UMA) has initiated a program to assist medical professionals in securing employment opportunities abroad. According to Dr. …

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Mother of Two NRA Fighters Mourned in Bunyoro

Summary: The mother of two National Resistance Army fighters in Bunyoro, Ms. Jane Kyomya Nyangoma, has passed away at the age of 93. Her family played a crucial role in the armed struggle, and their contributions were acknowledged by President Yoweri Museveni. Bunyoro’s war veterans, both military and civilian, are …

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Buganda clan head shot dead in Lugunjja, mob lynches attackers

Summary: Buganda’s Sheep Clan leader, Lwomwa Daniel Bbosa, was shot dead near his home in Lungujja, Kampala, while in his car. The assailants remain unidentified. Unknown assailants have fatally shot Daniel Bbosa Lwomwa, the leader of the Ndiga Clan. The incident occurred on Sunday near his residence in Lungujja parish, …

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