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Education narrative that women refused to accept

Education narrative that women refused to accept

Africa-Press - Uganda. In the early years of education, only boys were allowed to attend school. The male gender was considered to be superior whereas...
5,200 Butaleja teenagers impregnated in 2 years

5,200 Butaleja teenagers impregnated in 2 years

Africa-Press - Uganda. Atleast 5,265 girls of between 10 and 19 years were impregnated and have dropped out of school in Butaleja District from...
Concern as fake Covid vaccines are seized in S. Africa

Concern as fake Covid vaccines are seized in S. Africa

Africa-Press - Uganda. Up to 2,400 doses of fake Covid-19 vaccines have been seized in South Africa, International Police (Interpol) said in a statement...
Health Centre IIIs to receive Covid vaccines

Health Centre IIIs to receive Covid vaccines

Africa-Press - Uganda. Uganda will receive its first consignment of Covid-19 donations from COVAX Facility, a UN agency, today at 2.55pm, the Health ministry...
Virus kills fewer African women than men, WHO reveals

Virus kills fewer African women than men, WHO reveals

Africa-Press - Uganda. A study of 28 African countries including Guinea, Mauritius and Uganda showed that on average women accounted for a slightly smaller...
Explaining the myths  about Covid vaccines

Explaining the myths  about Covid vaccines

Africa-Press - Uganda. Prof Pontiano Kaleebu is a Clinical Immunologist and the director of Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI). Our reporter Tonny Abet spoke...
Cattle keepers demand works on valley dam

Cattle keepers demand works on valley dam

Africa-Press - Uganda. The cattle keepers say they have reached out to the authorities about the issue in vain. Cattle keepers in Bugiri District are...
National water seeks to recover Shs23 billion in unpaid bills

National water seeks to recover Shs23 billion in unpaid bills

Africa-Press - Uganda. National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has said it will in six months seek to understand why more than 100,000 customers...
Karimojong herders resort to burning bushes to block Turkana pastoralists

Karimojong herders resort to burning bushes to block Turkana pastoralists

Africa-Press - Uganda. Officials from Turkana County in Kenya have appealed to Uganda authorities to stop the Karimojong pastoralists from burning bushes in an...
Why coronavirus  testing declined

Why coronavirus  testing declined

Africa-Press - Uganda. The number of Covid-19 samples being tested on daily basis has significantly declined in the past two months, government statistics indicate. According...