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Gov’t  To Jail, Fine Politicians Shs11M For Wrongly Placed Campaign Posters

Gov’t To Jail, Fine Politicians Shs11M For Wrongly Placed Campaign Posters

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By Keefa Nuwahereza The government, through the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA)  and the Minister of State for Kampala Capital City and  Metropolitan Affairs  Benny Namugwanya, have issued stringent  regulations governing the placing of campaign posters in several spots in Kampala ahead of the 2021 elections. According to a statement issued by Minister Namugwanya on Friday, all culprits arrested for violating the regulations put in place will suffer a penalty of either being arrested, jailed and or being fined Shs11 million  or both. Campaign posters have led to a lot of littering and blocking drainage channels Minister Namugwanya notes in her statement that they have noted with concern the continued haphazard placement and display of advertiseme...
Uganda’s Gold Medalist Cheptegei Given Heroic Welcome From Monaco

Uganda’s Gold Medalist Cheptegei Given Heroic Welcome From Monaco

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By Our Reporter Uganda’s celebrated athlete Joshua Cheptegei was given a heroic welcome following his return from Monaco, France, where he won a gold medal. Cheptegei, who set a new 5,000M World Record, was welcomed at Nairobi on Sunday morning Airport by a few of his family members, plus some officials from the Uganda High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya. He is on his way back home after breaking the 5000m World Record in Monaco, France. Among the first people to congratulate Cheptegei was President Yoweri Museveni, who tweeted that; “Yoweri K Museveni @KagutaMuseveni Congratulations to @joshuacheptege1 who has set a new 5,000m world record at the #MonacoDL. You have brought honour, pride and joy to your country. Well done!” Joshua Cheptegei after arriving in Nairobi, Kenya ...
Huawei’s ICT Academy, A Fertile Soil for ICT Talent Cultivation

Huawei’s ICT Academy, A Fertile Soil for ICT Talent Cultivation

Education, FEATURED, TECH
By John Peter Olinga Makerere University: In May 2019, Huawei ignited an Information Communications Technology (ICT) Academy in Uganda to improve the number and quality of IT professions in the country. The Academy was a result of a pledge offered by Huawei to H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni during his visit to China, whereby Huawei pledged to train over 1000 Uganda ICT talents through its ICT Academy at no cost for students. Since its launch, the Huawei ICT Academy has attracted thousands of enthusiasts and students with multiple accreditation points mounted at Uganda’s top Universities. Initially, Huawei signed an MOU with Makerere University as the center of the ICT Academy, before seven more Universities joined the race to host regional Academies. Some of the students at the Huaw...
Full Speech: Museveni Threatens To Reinstate Lockdown If Ugandans Don’t Adhere To MoH Guidelines On Fighting COVID-19

Full Speech: Museveni Threatens To Reinstate Lockdown If Ugandans Don’t Adhere To MoH Guidelines On Fighting COVID-19

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President Yoweri Museveni has threatened to reinstate the COVID-19 lockdown he announced in March this year if Ugandans are not disciplined enough to adhere to guidelines that were issued by the Ministry of Health in order to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. The President made these remarks during his 16th National Address on Coronavirus which he delivered on Monday June 22, 2020 and here below is his full speech; Countrymen and countrywomen. Greetings from the Government and the political leadership of the country. Congratulations on our battle against the corona-virus, against the floods, against the rising waters of the Lakes and the Rivers, against the land-slides, against the floating islands and against the locusts. The locusts have been defeated by the UPDF and the flo...