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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to arrive this week, vaccination to be free, confirms Health Ministry

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Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng has announced that the arrival of the initial batch of 864,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccines will be on March 5 2021 and vaccination scheduled to begin on the 10th March 10 2021.

Aceng says that vaccination will be voluntary upon signing a consent form and will be free of charge. She further explains that they target to vaccinate 49.6% of the population which is about 21,936,011 people, in a phased manner.

Each phase is planned to cover 20% of the population which is about 4,387,202 people.

According to Aceng, the global pressure on vaccine stocks, the priority persons to be vaccinated is guided by the occupational risk of infection, risk of developing severe disease, death from COVID- 19, and population characteristics (age, gender and geographical location).

“Phase 1 of the vaccination exercise will focus on: Health workers (Public, Private Not for Profit (PNFP) and Private for Profit (PFP)) estimated at 150,000, Security personnel (UPDF, Police, Prisons); estimated at 250,000,” says Aceng.

Earlier last month, government ordered for 18 million more doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from the Serum Institute of India bringing the total expected doses to 37 million.



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I fell for Kabako because of his energy

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Kabako’s wife Jazirah Namuddu Ddumuna publicly revealed that she fell for Team No Sleep singer Yusuf Ssenabulya alias Kabako because of his energy the first time they met at Dejavu bar and Lounge in Kansanga.

She narrated that when she saw Kabako pull off energetic performances on stage, she immediately began to imagine how they would be if locked in a room together.

Fortunately, Kabako was also interested in her and the pair started dating as they raised their daughter who is now eleven years for the seven years they have been together.



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Even in my grave, I’II have nightmares about Diana Nabatanzi

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Masaka city businessman Emmanuel Lwasa Kaweesi will live to forget BBS Telefayina presenter Dianah Nabatanzi in his entire life and in death.

Emmanuel Lwasa who broke up with Dianah Nabatanzi and got married to Angel Kawunda narrated how the former taught him a lesson about the modern-day relationships that he will never forget in his entire life.

Basing on how Nabatanzi treated him, Lwasa noted that if the dead have dreams in their graves, he will have nightmares about her for having conned him when in their relationship that lasted five years.



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Pastor Wilson Bugembe is my favourite man of God

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Because he does not judge the secular music stars, Pastor Wilson Bugembe is the popular man of God amongst celebrities and Sheebah Karungi concurs.

From the days of celebrity Sunday at Light The World Church in Nansana, Wilson Bigembe has been a favourite for most celebrities.

Todate, many still find peace at his church than elsewhere and they usually attend the Sunday service there.

Josh Ruby is an Editor with high interest and knowledge in the Ugandan entertainment space, an industry he has been actively part of since 2010. Leads to breaking stories are welcome!



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