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Day: October 23, 2020

MK Publishers Unveil e-Learning Platform For Quality Online Education

MK Publishers Unveil e-Learning Platform For Quality Online Education

Education, FEATURED
By Keefa Nuwahereza In a bid to provide the best online education, MK Publishers, in conjunction with Avance International University School of Education, have unveiled the MK e-Learning Platform, which aims at giving leaners an opportunity to attain total quality and holistic education. If you are a parent, teacher or school looking for quality online education, the MK e-Learning  Platform is the best answer for  all your questions, because the platform is designed in such a way that it follows the Ugandan Primary and Secondary curricula. How to join the MK e-Learning Platform This website has established that the administrators of MK e-learning Platform are rolling out the online study programme in phases, whereby the First Phase, which is currently running, caters...
Opinion: Roads In DRC, Is It Another Mission To Plunder?

Opinion: Roads In DRC, Is It Another Mission To Plunder?

FEATURED, NEWS
Recently government of Uganda passed a budget of Shs220Bn to construct roads in Democratic Republic of Congo. The government claims that this is meant to boost trade between the two countries and providing market for our goods. Whereas this sounds convincingly good, there is more than what meets the eye. The last time I checked, Uganda was being demanded USD10 billon by Democratic Republic of Congo after the International Court of Justice condemned the Ugandan government officials for plundering its resources in one of Museveni's military adventures in the mineral rich country. DRC being one of the most endowed countries on the planet, has lived a grasshopper like life where every animal, bird, reptile etc wants to feast on it. Many countries or individuals with interest in depleti...
Juliana Kanyomozi Returns To Uganda With Baby After COVID-19 Lockdown

Juliana Kanyomozi Returns To Uganda With Baby After COVID-19 Lockdown

FEATURED, NEWS
By Keefa Nuwahereza Ugandan diva Princess Juliana Kanyomozi is on her way back to Uganda from Switzerland, where she has been for  almost a year, during which time she gave to a bouncing baby boy. Information coming in from people close to Juliana is that she is flying into the country any time  from now with her son, whom she christened Prince Taj. Juliana Kanyomozi shared a selfie in which she is seen with her baby in a tram Juliana, who had kept many of her fans guessing about her love life ever since she separated with former lover Amon Lukwago, gave birth in March this year, surprising many of her followers and admirers. But because she had given birth in Switzerland at a time when the COVID-19 lockdown had just been announced by the government, there was no ...
Sad News: Kisoro Deputy RDC Entwiga’s Wife Dies During Child Birth

Sad News: Kisoro Deputy RDC Entwiga’s Wife Dies During Child Birth

FEATURED, NEWS
By Keefa Nuwahereza Grief has engulfed the people of Kisoro District and Uganda at large following the untimely demise of Anita Nuwagaba, who was the beloved wife  of Moses Nuwagaba aka Entwiga, the Kisoro Deputy Resident District Commissioner (RDC). Our reporters have established Anita, who had two children with Entwiga, died on Friday morning at Rubaga Hospital in Kampala, where she was giving birth to their third born. Asuman Odaka's condolence message for Entwiga about the loss of his dear wife Although the management of Rubaga Hospital is yet to issue an official statement about the cause of her demise, ExposedUganda has learnt that Anita, as she was popularly known amongst her peers, developed labour complication at child birth, which resulted into her eventual dea...
US Joins Uganda to Co-sponsor a Non-binding International Declaration Opposing Abortion

US Joins Uganda to Co-sponsor a Non-binding International Declaration Opposing Abortion

FEATURED, Health, Latest News
 The United States joined Brazil, Egypt, Hungary, Indonesia and Uganda on Thursday to co-sponsor a nonbinding international declaration opposing abortion, in a rebuke of the UN Human Rights Council, which has enshrined abortion access as a universal right. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar participated in the virtual signing ceremony. The Geneva Consensus Declaration aims to promote women's health, "defends the unborn and reiterates the vital importance of the family," Pompeo said at the ceremony. Access to abortion is widely restricted in the other countries to co-sponsor the declaration. "There is no international right to abortion," Pompeo said. Though the document does not directly address same-sex marriage, the only co-spon...
Former Captain Simeon Masaba Appointed as an Assistant Coach by URA FC.

Former Captain Simeon Masaba Appointed as an Assistant Coach by URA FC.

FEATURED, NEWS, SPORTS
The defender served the Tax Collectors as skipper between 2010/11 to 2013/14 when they won the league title and two Uganda Cups Uganda Revenue Authority (URA FC) have appointed former captain Simeon Masaba as an assistant coach. The former defender has been brought on board in order to help the team push for another Ugandan Premier League title something he helped the club win in the 2010/11 season. “East or West, home is best. The thirst and excitement from the URA technical team and administration to have the old guard in [Simeon] Masaba back at the club is unquenchable,” URA said. “The 37-year-old club legend joins us in the technical area as part of the elusive team that plays an assistant role to the magnificent Sam Ssimbwa. He and the other assistant coaches wi...
AC Milan beats Celtic 3-1 in Europa League

AC Milan beats Celtic 3-1 in Europa League

FEATURED, NEWS, SPORTS
AC Milan's Rade Krunic, Brahim Diaz and Jens Petter Hauge netted in a 3-1 win at Celtic in their Europa League Group H opener on Thursday but the Italians had to withstand a late barrage from the Scottish champions to secure the three points. Krunic opened the scoring when he outjumped defender Stephen Welsh to head home Samuel Castillejo's cross in the 14th minute and although Celtic had some decent passages of play, it was the visitors who created the better chances. Milan went two up when Zlatan Ibrahimovic stretched the Celtic defence with a ball down the left to Theo Hernandez, and his pass found Brahim Diaz, who fired across goalkeeper Vasilios Barkas into the corner of the net just before halftime. Celtic sent on Mohamed Elyounoussi for Welsh at the break and began...
Cristiano Ronaldo Tests Positive for COVID Again.

Cristiano Ronaldo Tests Positive for COVID Again.

FEATURED, Latest News, SPORTS
Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus for the second time as Juventus prepares for next week’s Champions League clash against Barcelona, according to reports in Italy on Thursday. Ronaldo is currently isolating at his home in Turin after testing positive for COVID-19 on October 13 while with the Portuguese national team for Nations League matches. The 35-year-old again received a positive result after a test carried out on Wednesday, Sky Sport Italia and Gazzetta Dello Sport reported. The Portuguese forward could still be available for Sunday’s Serie A game against Hellas Verona, and the clash against great rival Lionel Messi’s Barcelona on October 28. Under UEFA rules the five-time Ballon d’Or winner needs to test negative 24 hours before the Barcelona game in...