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2008-09-20 12:00:54

Text of report by Risdel Kasasira entitled "Govt starts door-to- door HIV/AIDS testing" published by leading privately-owned Ugandan newspaper The Daily Monitor website on 20 September The government has started a campaign to test willing Ugandans of HIV/AIDS from their homes. The minister of health, Dr Stephen Mallinga, told the parliamentary committee on HIV/AIDS yesterday that the campaign will target people who are reluctant to go for testing at the health centres. "We have started a...

2008-09-13 12:00:12

Text of report by Elias Biryabarema entitled "Daily Monitor upgrades website interactivity" published by leading privately- owned Ugandan newspaper The Daily Monitor website on 12 September The Monitor Publications Limited, MPL, the publisher of Daily Monitor, has upgraded its news web site, www.monitor.co.ug that carries the online edition of the daily, introducing new features that allow broad user interactivity and deepens the site's functionality. Most popular among the new features...

2008-09-08 06:00:22

Excerpt from report by Solomon Muyita entitled "Doctor tells of how Muloki battled cancer" published by leading privately-owned Ugandan newspaper The Daily Monitor website on 8 September Contrary to earlier media reports, the Kyabazinga [king] of Busoga Henry Wako Muloki died of prostate cancer in its advanced stages, Daily Monitor can exclusively reveal. The deadly cancer of the prostate was only detected in the late Muloki's body some time last year, but several efforts to flush it out...

2008-09-03 06:00:13

Text of report by Angelo Izama and Zahra Abigaba entitled "Kampala residents caught between lake and the sewer" published by leading privately-owned Ugandan newspaper The Daily Monitor website on 3 September, subheadings inserted editorially Kampala is sitting on a sewerage system that has not expanded in over 40 years and now threatens to dangerously pollute Lake Victoria, a key source of the city's water supply, according to the National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NW&SC)....

2008-08-31 06:00:18

Text of report by Sheila Naturinda and Mercy Nalugo entitled: "House summons six" published by leading privately-owned Ugandan newspaper The Daily Monitor website on 31 August, subheading inserted editorially Parliament has summoned six people and one company named in the controversial National Social Security Fund [NSSF] land transaction. The six including Finance Minister Dr Ezra Suruma are required to appear before the parliamentary committee on Commissions, State Enterprises and...

2008-08-29 06:00:31

Text of report by Yasiin Mugerwa entitled "Billions lost in bail cash abuse" published by leading privately-owned Ugandan newspaper The Daily Monitor website on 29 August Officials in the judiciary have for years been cheating Ugandans through non-refunded cash bailouts amounting to billions, parliament heard yesterday. To assist bail claimants whom the public accounts committee heard that once freed, fear going back to claim their money, the committee has ordered the auditor-general to...

2008-08-28 06:01:09

(Correcting headline to read "Uganda" instead of "Ugandan")Text of report by Evelyn Lirri entitled "Uganda needs more 1,400 pharmacists to dispense drugs - Commissioner" published by leading privately-owned Ugandan newspaper The Daily Monitor website on 28 August Uganda needs at least 1,400 pharmacists if it is to reverse the current challenges faced in supplying and regulating the flow of medicinal drugs. The country currently has about 300 pharmacists countrywide for a population of 30...

2008-08-26 03:00:56

Text of report by Kakaire Kirunda entitled "Uganda prepares for malaria vaccine trials" published by leading privately-owned Ugandan newspaper The Daily Monitor website on 26 August Uganda is set to receive a grant of more than 300,000 euros (about 690m shillings) this year to prepare for a malaria vaccine trial by the faculty of medicine at Makerere University. The money is to be sourced for by the African Malaria Network Trust (Amanet), the organisation's managing trustee, Prof Wen...