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14 year old student suffers multiple organ failure after receiving Covid-19 vaccine

The ministry of Health has kicked off investigations into reports that a 14 year old student suffered adverse effects after he was vaccinated against Covid-19, The Northern Pressure reports. “Working with the National Drug Authority, we are investigating this and results will be shared with the public as the child receives treatment at Kiruddu National […]

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Oulanyah’s brother, Deputy speaker Among, CJ Dollo fly to US as Speaker’s death rumor hits social media.

JUST IN- News coming in indicates that the Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo, Deputy speaker Anita Annet Among and a brother to hospitalised speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah on Tuesday evening flew to the states, Oyet Mediatech-reports. It’s alleged that the trip booked to depart from Entebbe International Airport at 5Pm and expected to arrive in […]

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Uganda Considers Jail Time for Those Who Refuse COVID-19 Vaccination

Ugandan rights groups are criticizing a proposed law that would punish people who refuse to be vaccinated during an outbreak with up to six months in prison. Last week, Uganda’s state minister for trade introduced an amendment to the Public Health Act that would impose fines and jail sentences on those who evade measures meant […]

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Ugandan scientists duped Museveni on Covid-19 vaccine – former minister

President Museveni was duped and given false hopes on the capacity and capabilities of Ugandan scientists to produce Covid-19 vaccines, former minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Elioda Tumwesigye has said.  Tumwesigye says that the inadequate information given to the president caused unnecessary anxiety among Ugandans that the country would have a vaccine ready […]

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Among blocks debate on speaker Oulanyah’s health

Deputy speaker Anita Annet Among yesterday Tuesday blocked lawmakers from debating matters relating to the health status of the speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah.  Among was on Tuesday updating the house during plenary sitting to dispel rumours surrounding the health condition of Oulanyah who was flown out of the country for specialized treatment in Seattle, […]

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UCC tasked to Investigate those Declaring Museveni Dead

State House has tasked telecom regulator, Uganda Communication Commission to investigate and clamp down citizens declaring President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni either very sick or dead. In her press statement, Linda Nabusayi Wamboka, the Senior Presidential Press Secretary, revealed that the only reason President Museveni is no longer visible is that he has chosen to work […]

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Speaker Oulanyah fled to UK amid COVID-19 wave

The Speaker of Parliament, Mr Jacob Oulanyah, flew to the United Kingdom (UK) on Tuesday amid continued speculation about his health fuelled by his disappearance from the public. Sources close to the Speaker’s office dismissed claims that he was battling Covid-19 and talked of minor stomach complications, which they said coincided with his pre-arranged family […]

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Few People Calling Red Cross Highway Ambulance

People are yet to start utilizing a free ambulance service being offered by the Red Cross to evacuate accident victims along the major highways in the region. The class B ambulance acquired in October, 2020 and equipped with medical and emergency supplies is stationed at the Red Cross offices in Gulu. The ambulance of part […]