Business Tycoon Reginald Franklin Rallies African-Americans to Invest in Africa where they are not Discriminated

The Chief Executive officer (CEO), Brookes Distribution in USA, Reginald Franklin II has rallied fellow African-Americans to consider retreating to Africa to take up investments as well as settlement since they will not be discriminated upon in the continent. Reginald made the call after a meeting with President Museveni at State House whom he praised for having opened up Uganda…

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MAK Researchers Warn against Complacency in Fight against COVID-19

Ugandans have been advised not to relax in the fight against COVID-19 citing the availability of the recently imported vaccines. The call was made by researchers from Makerere University under the Research and Innovation Fund during the release of COVID-19 by  visualized communication materials. The materials were produced under the Leveraging Civic Technology in the fight against COVID-19 project implemented by Dr Firminus Mugumya Kabuzaranwa of the Department of…

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Over 1600 Graduate from Ndejje University, Advised to Create own Jobs

The former Executive Director of the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS), Eng. Dr. Ben Manyindo has advised graduands from Ndejje University to use the earned skills to create jobs for themselves and those around them. Manyindo made the call while officiating at the 22nd hybrid graduation ceremony of Ndejje University organized under the theme; “Online Education; a strategy to…

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Kyambogo University Staff Underfire for Defrauding over Shs79m Annually

A whistleblower has petitioned the Inspectorate of Government (IG) calling for investigations and action against two members of staff of Kyambogo University who are accused of allegedly involving in corruption, fraud and financial loss to the University. A petition who is protected by the Whistleblowers Act accuses Dr. John Okuonzi and Henry Tumusiime of swindling over Shs 79m every year…

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Museveni to Chair 3rd IPOD Summit, FDC to Boycott

The Interparty Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) is set to hold its 3rd summit this week and will be chaired President Yoweri Museveni under his capacity as the IPOD Summit Chairperson. IPOD is an organisation that brings together all political parties that have representation in Parliament which currently include; DP, FDC, JEEMA, NRM and UPC. The organization must organize a summit…

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SpinaBifida and Hydrocephalus Advocates Resorts to Music, Art to Fight Stigma

  The National Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Uganda (SHAU) has launched a new advocacy campaign based on Music and Art through which the rights of people living with such conditions can be advanced. The launch of four regional music groups of persons living with SpinaBifida and Hydrocephalus was held at Hotel Africana in Kampala and was presided over…

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Museveni Awarded in US for Promoting Africa‘s Interests

The Africa-USA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) based in USA has awarded  President Museveni for his Pan-African spirit and promoting investment across the continent. The award was given by ACCI CEO and President Reuben Maitamuno Jaja presented by the organization Executive Director, Al Washington and Gregory Senegar. It was received on behalf of the President by the Senior Presidential Advisor on Diaspora…

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Africans Rallied to Reflect on Victory of Adwa to Fight Foreign Interference

The Minister of Security, Gen. Elly Tumwine has called upon Africans to team up and work together to fight any forms of neo-colonialism and foreign interference. The Minister made the call while officiating at the occasion to mark the 125th anniversary of the victory of Adwa celebrations organized by the Ethiopian Embassy in Uganda in Kampala. The Victory of Adwa…

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Nursery Schools Operators Petition Parliament over Indefinite Closure

Nursery schools and Day care centers operators under the Early Childhood Development Association of Uganda have petitioned Parliament over the indefinite closure of the facilities. Recently, Government through the Ministry of Education announced that Nursery schools shall only reopen once the COVID-19 pandemic is no more which has since been viewed as unfair to both the operators and parents. The group…

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Youth Line Forum, Student Leaders Set out to Revive Activism Spirit within Universities

Student leaders from different Universities in the country in conjunction with the Youth Line Forum (YLF) have launched a campaign aimed at reviving the student movement and spirit of activism among university students in East Africa. The campaign dubbed Generation Next (Gnext) is an initiative designed as a regional program to promote the emergence of active University scholarship. YLF revealed…

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