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12:39
12:39

Three Unvaccinated Teachers Banned from Accessing Schools in Lira 4

The Ministry of Health last year listed teachers among high priority categories of people to be vaccinated and this was also set as a condition for the reopening of schools, which remained closed for more than 22 months as the country battled the COVID-19 pandemic.
16:49
16:49

Kawanda School Turns into Labour Recruitment Training Centre 2 1

Julius Beyongyera, the school proprietor said that the school could not continue operating because they were not making profits after the number of students reduced before the lockdown.
16:24
16:24

Education Ministry Yet to Regulate Dissolution of Private Schools 2 2

With the COVID-19 induced financial stress, institutions that have been out of business are limping, and in fact, many schools have closed shop turning classrooms into rentals, bars, and poultry houses, among others. But for all these institutions, all it has taken is a pronouncement by the owners and administrators that the school is no more.
13:56
13:56

Schools in Amolatar Hit by Shortage of Desks 3 1

The recommended pupil-desk ratio is three pupils per desk, but some of the schools are now struggling with six pupils per desk while in other schools, the pupils sit on the floor.

Business and finance

09:57
09:57

Lango MPs Cancel Demo After Meeting Museveni Parliament 2

The chairperson of Lango Parliamentary Group who is also the woman MP for Kole District Judith Alyek, issued a statement calling off the demonstration saying a new course of action will be taken after meeting the president. But Moses Okot, the Kyoga County MP who is also the vice-chairperson LPG has gone ahead to issue another, contradicting statement, saying the demo will still happen as planned
21:59
21:59

Museveni Appeals To Tourists To Return After COVID-19 Disaster 5 1

Before the outbreak two years ago, Uganda’s tourism sector was earning the country 1.2 billion dollars or about 3.7 trillion shillings in 2019, from 1.6 million visitors. Income from foreign tourists accounted for more than 60 percent of these totals.
18:14
18:14

Kanara Sub County Leaders Cry Out Two Years After Floods Submerged Headquarters 3 1

In 2019 the sub-county was submerged by the rising water levels from Lake Albert, at least more than 11,000 residents in the area were displaced from their homes.
16:57
16:57

Gov't Treasury Bills, Bonds Raise UGX 12 Trillion

“We are prioritizing global visibility of our Government securities and therefore primary dealers need to comply with the obligation to post two-way prices at all times during trading hours,” says BOU Deputy Governor Atingi-Ego. “They are considered to have little or practically no risk attached to them (risk free investment). You will definitely get your principle and interest payments. You’re guaranteed a certain rate of return on your investment,” says Housing Finance Bank.

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