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Gov’t launches Roadmap for digital change in Uganda.

Gov’t launches Roadmap for digital change in Uganda.

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The ministry of ICT & National Guidance, UNDP and Centenary Technology Services (Cente-Tech), have started the process that will define Uganda’s long term roadmap on digital transformation. Cente-Tech’s Chief Technology Officer, Peter Kahiigi, said during a meeting of various stakeholders that digital transformation is accelerating in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. “The future is arriving faster than expected. At the same time, income inequality and related disparities have increased, stoking social discontent. For us to realize the promise of today’s smart revolution, policies need to be smarter too. The roadmap we are creating will be more responsive to change to fully capture potential gains in productivity and economic growth and address rising inequality as technological dis...
WHO to carry out clinical trials for three Ebola vaccines in Uganda next week.

WHO to carry out clinical trials for three Ebola vaccines in Uganda next week.

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced that Uganda will be receiving three Ebola vaccines for clinical trials next week. “Today, I am pleased to announce that a WHO committee of external experts has evaluated three Ebola candidate vaccines and agreed that all three should be included in the planned trial in Uganda. We expect the vaccine to be shipped next week,” WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said. He added that already the Ugandan Minister for Health, Jane Ruth Aceng accepted the committee’s recommendation. According to an additional statement from the WHO, since the Ebola outbreak began, the government of Uganda, together with researchers, companies, funders, regulatory authorities and other partners have been working under a global effort coordinated by W...
Teachers wants primary schooling extended to 8 years.

Teachers wants primary schooling extended to 8 years.

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The Uganda National Teachers’ Union (UNATU) has proposed an additional year to be added on to the primary education cycle with classes now ending at Primary eight (P.8)* instead of the current Primary Seven mark, this website has learnt. Mr Filbert Baguma, the UNATU General Secretary revealed this while tabling the proposal to the Education Policy Review Commission saying many learners start school when really young, hence primary level being the foundation base should be given more time. “We have scenarios where children enter primary one at four years, those who go with their elder sisters and brothers, before you know it they are in P1 and in P7 they are 11 years,” said Baguma on Tuesday afternoon. The UNATU boss added that school systems should use lower primary to identify the area...
With the reports of rebel activities, isn’t NRM’s democracy a hoax?-Muhimbise.

With the reports of rebel activities, isn’t NRM’s democracy a hoax?-Muhimbise.

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The NRA/NRM went to the bush in 1980 to restore democracy and rule of law. This was on account of a disputed 1980 election. The capture of power by the NRM meant ushering in a new political dispensation in which democracy would prevail and this explains why Museveni said it was not a mere change of guards but a fundamental change. 36 years down the road, rebel activities have remained as means to express political dissent. There is no month that passes without hearing of insecurity incidents happening and they are linked to rebel groups. The recent attacks on police in Busiika in Luwero district were being one of them. This was followed by a raid by the UPDF on the farm of Rtd Maj Kakooza Mutale in Luwero this week on reports that he was training a rebel group which turned out to be untr...
Examination malpractice suspects remanded.

Examination malpractice suspects remanded.

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Two of the three suspects arrested in relation to cutting a UNEB examination envelop in Butambala last week, have been remanded till next Wednesday, November 23rd, while one has been released on bail. Chris Mutayisire, 30 yrs, a photographer and Resident of Namasuba, has been granted a cash bail of two hundred thousand shillings, (200,000=), while each of his sureties were bonded to Five Million shillings, (5M=), not cash. Grade 1 Magistrate, Gombe Magistrate's Court, His Worship Asiimwe Bob granted the accused bail on grounds that he is a first time offender and a freelance photographer who is not likely to interfere with the investigations. The other two accused persons, Mulindwa Micheal, 32 yrs, a property broker, and a resident of Nsangi, Wakiso District, together with...
Minister Amongi accorded Peace Award.

Minister Amongi accorded Peace Award.

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Minister Amongi receives her award from Prof. Syed Abidi of Makerere University. The Minister for Gender, Labour and Social Development, Hon. Amongi Betty Ongom, has today been honored with a Peace Award in recognition of her exemplary tolerant and reconciliatory approach to performing national duties. Amongi, who is also the Member of Parliament for Oyam South constituency, was celebrated for being peaceful and understanding in the quest for national development. “We have tracked her performance and observed that she employs a work method that promotes peace. You will recall that she was determined to bring peace back to northern Uganda during the Peace negotiations and she has carried on with promoting tolerance and reconciliation,” Moses Musana, the Chairman for Always be Tolerant Organ...
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