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Month: August 2021

300 Health Personnel Passed out at St Francis School of Health Sciences

300 Health Personnel Passed out at St Francis School of Health Sciences

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Mukono: At least 256 students have today Friday 27, graduated at St. Francis School of Health Sciences (SFHS) Namataba in Namataba, Mukono district These were awarded with Certificates and Diplomas in various health department disciplines. During the ceremony, the Lugazi diocese Bishop Emeritus Mathias Ssekamanya asked them to be exemplary in their work in order to uplift their profession. He said: “Continue to keep the good ethics. Always serve in humility. Be gentle and kind because the way you treat people will give glory to God and also attract people to the institution.” "The medical profession is one of the most revered professions but some unscrupulous elements are denting the image in form of corruption, unethical conduct and negligence," he added Buruhani Buzige , the Allied Heal...
Uganda Receives First Batch Of Afghanistan Refugees

Uganda Receives First Batch Of Afghanistan Refugees

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A flight carrying Afghan evacuees fleeing the Taliban takeover of their country touched down early Wednesday in Uganda where they will be given temporary refuge, government officials said. The foreign ministry said a charter flight carrying 51 Afghans, including men, women and children, landed in the lakeside city of Entebbe, where they were whisked to hotels in a convoy of buses. More evacuees from Afghanistan are expected to arrive at a later time in Uganda from the war-torn country, the ministry said. It said it followed a request from the US government to temporarily host "at-risk" Afghan nationals and others who are in transit to the United States and other destinations worldwide. "The decision to host those in need, is informed by the Government of Uganda's consistent policy of recei...
MP Mwijukye Knocks Dead Two Kids In Mpigi, As MP Nambeshe Servives Lynching in Buikwe After Knocking A Person.

MP Mwijukye Knocks Dead Two Kids In Mpigi, As MP Nambeshe Servives Lynching in Buikwe After Knocking A Person.

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The Buhweju County Member of Parliament, Hon. Francis Mwijukye was, on Sunday, involved in a nasty accident along the Kampala – Masaka highway; claiming two children. Reports reaching this site indicate that the Shadow Minister for Trade & Industries SUV Landcruiser Prado motor vehicle plunged into a nearby garden after hitting a motorcyclist that entered the road ‘unannounced’. “FATAL Accident vide TAR 45/2021 of Buwama police station that occurred on the 22/8/2021 at about 1815/ at Buwama Town Council along Kampala-Masaka highway involving m/v reg no. MP WAITU Land cruiser Prado black belonging to one Mwijukye Francis MP Buhweju county” read a police report. The reports also revealed that Hon. Mwijukye’s vehicle’s driver, a one, Barekye James, 47, a resident of Kasangati in Wakiso d...
Shoprite to divest from Uganda, Madagascar.

Shoprite to divest from Uganda, Madagascar.

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Shoprite, Africa’s largest food retailer, has announced plans to discontinue its operations in Uganda and Madagascar The company expanded across Africa, becoming the continent’s leading food retailer. However, due to challenges such as currency volatility, lower commodity prices, inflation, and weak consumer spending, Shoprite decided to review its African portfolio in 2020 In a trading statement on Monday, Shoprite announced that it has withdrawn from Uganda and Madagascar. “In line with the group’s non-South Africa review process, our operations in Madagascar and Uganda have been classified as discontinued,” it said. Shoprite launched in Uganda in 2000, where it has five stores. It entered the Madagascan market in 2002 and operates 10 stores The company’s withdrawal from the two countrie...
Unvaccinated Teachers Will Not Be Allowed To Teach

Unvaccinated Teachers Will Not Be Allowed To Teach

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The Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Kataha Museveni has said that teachers who will not heed government calls to get the Covid-19 jab will not be allowed to teach once schools re-open “I want you to know that, we are going to ask the head teachers and heads of institutions to be strict to make sure that no teacher who is not vaccinated is allowed to go to class or to go to school at all. Please don’t think that this is just talking. We mean this for your own good, ”she said She explained that as the ministry of Education and Sports they are doing their part to ensure that teachers and learners above 18 years get vaccinated “It is very important that you must really get these jabs, so If you don’t get vaccinated you may not be allowed to go to schools for the job you need,” she said...
MelBet gifts disabled person with an iPhone 12 Pro Max

MelBet gifts disabled person with an iPhone 12 Pro Max

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m.melbet.ug has gifted a person with disabilities Mr. Nsubuga Nicholas with an iPhone 12 Pro Max. Nicholas who cannot speak or hear due to a hearing impairment he has had from a very young age was overjoyed and excited upon being informed by the MelBet Customer Relations team about the gift they had for him. The organization which had recently learnt of his disability and his passion for football and sports betting decided to visit Nsubuga at his home in Najjera to gift him the iPhone 12 Pro Max and other prizes which included t-shirts and masks. Nsubuga who communicated through a sign language interpreter to the media and the MelBet team that was present to gift him the phone, says he is passionate about sports, he is a Manchester United fan and SC Villa football fan. In his remarks, Nsub...
Mukono Man Who Forcefully Built A House On A School Land Arrested.

Mukono Man Who Forcefully Built A House On A School Land Arrested.

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There is growing fear among Mukono leaders due to the selling of land belonging to government schools in the district Currently Schools like Kyetume primary school in Nakisunga sub county, Lweza and the famous Bishop schools in Mukono central division, part of their land were sold to developers. The most recent land to be sold is Nakagere muslim primary school play ground, it was sold off to one Deniss Angura who fenced off the play ground and constructed a house on it, leaving the Children with no field for physical education Angura's possession of the land sparked disputes between the Moslem community protesting Denis Angura's ownership because the land was donated to government to construct muslim school and a hospital Later municipality leadership jumped onto the bandwagon to fight for...
Gov’t suspends operation of NGOs due to non compliance

Gov’t suspends operation of NGOs due to non compliance

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Government has indefinitely suspended the operation of Nicholas Opiyo’s Chapter Four and Mira Matembe’s CCEDU NGOs. The Ministry of Internal affairs claims the Human rights and Election monitoring NGOs did not file annual returns and audited books of accounts The ministry explains that the NGO board noted with great concern the increasing fraudulent practices involving some NGOs and members of the general public. It says some unscrupulous individuals are taking the advantage of the NGO sector to defraud their stakeholders. Through his Twitter account, Lawyer Opiyo reacted to the development saying; “The National Bureau for NGOs has notified us of the indefinite suspension of the permit of Chapter Four for what they term failure to file returns and disclosing our sources of funding. We are ...
Minister Kaboyo meets Gen.Saleh Over Parish Model Project Implementation

Minister Kaboyo meets Gen.Saleh Over Parish Model Project Implementation

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On Wednesday, state minister for Luwero Triangle and Rwenzori Region Ms.Alice Kaboyo met with Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) Chief coordinator Gen.Salim Saleh in Gulu Barracks to brief him on the progress of the implementation of the Parish Community Association (PCA), pilot project which was started by her ministry since 2018, and had so far successfully implemented the system in Luwero Triangle and Busoga sub-region as pilot project. Now, PCA model is just a small component in the bigger Parish Development Model (PDM) project, whose paper work and modus operandi was designed by Gen.Salim Saleh and Dr.Ezra Sabiti Suruma, while they were both ministers at the ministry of Finance way back in 2006, about 15 years ago. Dr.Ezra Suruma was minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development...
Nantaba Forged A-Level Papers, Kalangwa’s Daughter.

Nantaba Forged A-Level Papers, Kalangwa’s Daughter.

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The High Court in Mukono, on Tuesday commenced the hearing of petitions filed against various elected members of parliament in Mukono and Kayunga districts. Among the members of parliament en who were dragged to court include, Mukono North's Fred Kayondo (DP), Bbaale County's Charles Tebandeke (NUP) and Woman Member of parliament for Kayunga district Idah Erios Nantaba. Meanwhile, Nantaba has three different files against her, one from (NUP)'s Harriet Nakwedde who filed cases of election malpractice and other vote bribery. The NUP petitioner also accuses the electoral commission for being irregular and conducting elections in an unlawful manner. She raises several grounds for the high court to cancel the victory awarded to Nantaba before ordering a by-election. The second petitioner is M...
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