The Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb) started conducting the UCE examinations across the country today. More than 349,000 candidates sat their first paper at 9am. The officials requested for smooth movement of examination materials in the districts. However, two districts were locked down following the presidential directive. Therefore, the examination body has soughted special permission from police to facilitate their invigilation in those districts.
Furthermore, the country is still struggling to contain the spread of Ebola virus. Today, the virus has claimed the life of another health worker. He was a labaratory technician at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital. However, according to the health ministry, Ebola is transmitted through contact with the blood, stool or fluids of an infected person and objects that have been contaminated with body fluids from an infected person. Some of the symptoms of Ebola include fever, fatigue, chest pain, diarrhoea, vomiting, yellowing of the eyes then bleeding after the above symptoms.
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