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11:28
11:28

DIT Finalizes Assessment Framework for Lower Secondary vocational training 3

Patrick Byakatonda, the Director Directorate of Industrial Training-DIT, says they have completed several packages including that of domestic electricians, poultry, piggery, cook, tailor and mushroom farming.
12:45
12:45

Teachers' Union Faults Government's Approach To Opening Schools UNATU 5

The UNATU Secretary General Filbert Baguma says that the manner in which government has handled the situation is likely to spoil the education structure because of the gaps in it
20:37
20:37

Ministry Faults Institutions of Higher Learning on ODEL Tax Exemption Plea 4

The commissioner basic Education Ismeal Mulindwa wants the higher Institutions of learning that have been decrying the high taxes on the ICT materials used to teach with the system of Open, Distance and E-Learning (ODEL) to formally write to the minister of Education asking for the exemption of these taxes.
16:32
16:32

Makerere University Sports Arena Works Delayed by COVID-19 1

After prematurely hosting the FISU netball championships in 2018 , the Makerere multi task Arena faced setbacks after constructors, UPDF Engineering Brigade had switched to Northern Uganda for an emergency.
12:04
12:04

Vocational Institute Fears Losing Instructors After Covid Eye Opener 4

The principal notes that management is less worried about inadequate teaching equipment than than their capacity to retain their staff, who have realised that remaining in the teaching job is not a matter of life and death.
19:02
19:02

CAF Finally Announce Dates for 2021 Africa Nations Championship 1 Top story

During an executive committee meeting held today via video-conference it was decided the 2021 CHAN competition will take place January 16th to February 7th in Cameroon.
08:07
08:07

COVID-19 Test Fees Inhumane- Truck Drivers COVID-19 Testing 3 1 Top story

On Tuesday, the Health Ministry started charging truck drives Shillings 240,500 for COVID-19 tests. The test results are needed before the truck drivers are allowed to enter and leave the country. Only negative drivers are allowed to enter the country.
12:00
12:00

10 UBC Staff Test Positive for COVID-19 1 Top story

A statement issued today by the media house indicated that the cases were from 332 samples that were taken on August 21, 2020, from the staff at the UBC Kampala office. The staff that tested positive are at now at their homes, under isolation while waiting for the Ministry of Health to link them to care.
19:41
19:41

Clubs Tipped on Investment 1

Speaking during a virtual meeting on Thursday, Aeko Ongodia, a founder and Chief Executive Officer of a XENO investments, a financial advisory company, said that basing on the current situation where businesses are struggling to stand again after corona virus hit, investment clubs were better off not putting their eggs in one basket.
21:26
21:26

Uganda Records 60 New COVID-19 Cases 1 Top story

The latest cases include a journalist from Kampala and two politicians from Moroto district. They were all identified through the screening conducted by the NRM party in Kampala for all people who visited the office for activities held in preparation for NRM party primaries due to take place next month.
20:02
20:02

Police to Clampdown on Unruly Subaru Motorists in Kampala 2

The development follows an incident that happened on Sunday evening at a police checkpoint in Buloba where a fleet of Subaru racers who normally form a racing convoy, were heading to Mityana and stopped at the checkpoint and became aggressive to the Traffic officers.
14:10
14:10

COVID-19 Deaths Rise to 11 MOH 1 Top story

The statement also shows that 21 of the 4,108 samples tested on Wednesday turned positive. Eight of the samples were taken from truck drivers who arrived from Kenya via Malaba border.
12:11
12:11

Business Operators Around Educational Institutions Hit Hard By Closure 5 1

Audrey Kukunda, the Proprietor Velvet Restaurant in Nakawa near Makerere University Business School (MUBS), says before the lockdown she would serve over 100 customers, which isn’t the case. She also reveals that some of the students would for their meals for the entire semester.
18:37
18:37

Uganda Registers Second COVID-19 Death 1 Top story

According to Ainebyoona, the 80 year old deceased succumbed to the disease at Mengo hospital where she had gone to receive treatment
12:55
12:55

Four Radio Simba Employees Arrested for Promoting Sectarianism bizonto 1 1

They include Julius Sserwanja also known as Kidomoole, Mbabaali Maliseeri (Uncle Luyuguumo) Sssaabakaaki Peter (Omuzinyuuzi) and Gold Ki Matono, also known as Opeto. The four are part of the stations morning show which is packaged with satirical skits, mainly linked to the current affairs of the country.
16:58
16:58

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases in Lower Risk Ages 1

Health officials note that over 80 percent are aged 20-40 while around 10 percent are 50-60 years old. This according to doctors is one of the main reasons why the country has not yet registered any COVID-19 related death.
06:07
06:07

Mulago Hospital Boss Disclaims COVID Remarks Ministry of Health 1

Dr Byarugaba, however, says that he and a colleague, Dr Fred Nakwagala, the head of COVID-19 case management at Mulago hospital were quoted out of context. In a statement, he says that their recommendation to lift the lockdown was made on the assumption that Ugandans could adhere to preventive measures.
17:00
17:00

Cold Conditions to Continue Until Mid-August- UNMA 2

The UNMA Executive Director Festus Luboyera said that the cold weather phenomenon is due to the inflow of cold winds from the southern hemisphere.
14:15
14:15

Journalists Failed to Question Official Narrative in COVID-19 Coverage-Report lockdown 2 Top story

The study conducted between January 1 and June 30, 2020, indicates that the conventional reporting format of news writing remained dominant with 1,965 stories, representing 75 per cent of all news stories and articles published during the time. Often, government officials were not questioned on their statements.
12:59
12:59

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Reach 1,000 MOH 2 1 Top story

As the country hits the 1,000 mark, health officials are worried that this could be the start of a different picture of the diseases where it could easily reach the 10,000 mark
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