AFRICA

CONJOINED TWIN SURGERY TEAM LED BY DR JOSEPH EPODOI RECOGNISED-ITESO CULTURAL UNION,HOSPITAL GOVERNING BOARD

By Goodluck Musinguzi Soroti Regional Referral Hospital has gained celebrity status after its Surgery team led by Dr Joseph Epodoi separated conjoined twins after one had died earlier saving the living one. The Iteso Cultural Union and the Hospital Governing Board recognized the team that carried out the extra-ordinary surgery. …

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COVID19 CASES HAVE STARTED TO RISE AGAIN IN UGANDA- DR DIANA ATWINE

By Goodluck Musinguzi Ministry of Health is concerned after Covid19 cases started to increase in the recent few days in Uganda. More than two months of steep decline, coronavirus infections have started to rise again. Dr Diana Atwine, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health said this on NBS’s SpotlightUG where she …

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AVOID SPREADING FAKE NEWS ABOUT DEATH OF LATE ARCHBISHOP DR CYPRIAN KIZITO LWANGA-CATHOLIC CHURCH

The Catholic church has asked social media users to stop speculating about the Late Archbishop Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga who was found dead in his house. In a special mass held at Lubaga Cathedral for the late Archbishop, Fr Pius Male Ssentumbwe, Kampala Archdiocese Chancellor said there is no need …

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EASTER NOT FOR RECKLESS PARTYING, BISHOP ANDAKU CAUTIONS CHRISTIANS

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: Thursday, April 01, 2021 Rt. Rev. Charles Collins Andaku, the bishop of Madi and West Nile diocese has cautioned Christians against reckless partying during the Easter season. “For some people, Easter is three-days weekend holiday for fun, partying, trans-night discos and marrying new wives as an …

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SURPASSING COVID19 VACCINATION TARGET, RIVER OLI HEALTH CENTER IN WESTNILE APPEALING FOR MORE VACCINE

Oli Health Centre Surpasses Covid 19 Vaccination Target BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: Tuesday, March 30, 2021 The River Oli health centre IV, one of the designated Covid 19 vaccination centres in Arua city has surpassed its inoculation target. Dr Fred Candi of River Oli Health Center Dr. Fred Candi, the …

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PRESIDENT YOWERI MUSEVENI URGES AFRICAN STATES TO INVEST IN COVID-19 RESEARCH

By Goodluck Musinguzi Museveni urges APRM Member States to Invest in Covid-19 vaccine Research President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has urged African Countries to undertake policy and strategic direction measures in the fight against Covid-19 by focussing on sectors of their economies that are critical in ensuring and building resilience. President …

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CITES ALLIANCE LANUCHES NETWORKING MECHANISM FOR EAST AND HORN OF AFRICA

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: Thursday, March 25, 2021 Cities Alliance, the global partnership fighting urban poverty, has launched a forum to promote dialogue and networking for the urban managers of seven secondary cities in the east and horn of Africa. The inclusive urban development and mobility network was launched during …

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ARUA CITY RESIDENTS GET YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION

Arua City Residents Get Yellow Fever Vaccination BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU www.kigezinews.com ARUA: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 While the world dashes for Covid-19 vaccines, Arua city residents scramble for yellow fever jabs. By 9:00am, long queues had already formed as the people lined up to receive vaccination at the Arua central …

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OVER 200 HEALTH WORKERS TO BE VACCINATED AT OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF CORONA VIRUS VACCINE AT MASINDI HOSPITAL

By Innocent Atuganyira Over 200 health workers are to be vaccinated today at the official launch of corona virus vaccination at Masindi General Hospital.  Dr. Brian Mugisha the Masindi district Assistant Health Officer in charge of maternal and child health explains that after vaccinating health workers, teachers will be the …

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VACCINATION AGAINST COVID19 IN KANUNGU DISTRICT LAUNCHED AT KANUNGU HCIV-KATAATE

By Martin Atukwase Resident District Commissioner for Kanungu, Haji Shafiq S. Sekandi has commissioned vaccination against COVID- 19 in Kanungu District. The ceremony took place on Monday 15th March 2021 at Kanungu Health Centre IV, Kataate. Kanungu District received 4,320 doses of AstraZeneca COVID 19 vaccine for administration to willing …

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