Uganda: Elderly to Receive Grants At 60 Years


The Equal Opportunities Commission is recommending for the age of the beneficiaries of the Social Assistance Grant for Empowerment (SAGE) to be lowered from the current 80 years to 60.While speaking to Daily Monitor, yesterday Ms Harriet Nalukenge, the…

Uganda’s Covid Vaccine Trial Suffers Setback


The plan to start Covid-19 vaccine clinical trials in Uganda this month has hit a snag following a new requirement for the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) to submit another protocol.Last month, officials at the Ministry of Health said Uganda wou…

Hopkins: 39.3 Million Global COVID Cases


Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center reported early Sunday that there are nearly 39.7 million COVID-19 infections worldwide and 1.1 million deaths from the virus. The U.S. continues to lead the world in COVID cases, with 8.1 million infections. India said Sunday it had recorded more than 61,000 COVID-19 cases in the previous 24-hour period. India […]