Ugandans on the spot for using trafficked persons as labour

trafficked persons as labour

Ugandans have been put on the spotlight by the Criminal Investigations Directorate for using transnational trafficked persons as labour. According to Charles Twine the CID’s spokesperson, Investigations are to be launched into this vice and whoever shall be found guilty of in deed hiring trafficked persons shall be subjected to the law. Additionally, he said that there are cases of…

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Mandatory covid-19 testing for travelers postponed for 2 weeks

covid-19 testing

Government of Uganda has postponed mandatory covid-19 testing for incoming passengers for the next two weeks. Initially, the mandatory covid-19 testing was meant to have kicked off today, 3rd September, however, thanks to the uproar from people that frequent travel, it has been postpone for two weeks. This was confirmed by the Ministry of Health spokesperson, Emmanuel Ainebyoona as he…

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Dr. Muyingo eliminates possibility of schools opening this month

Muyingo

Minister of Higher education, Dr. John Chrysestom Muyingo has eliminated truth from the media rumour that schools will reopen this September. Unlike the media claims, Dr. Muyingo disclaimed this information while speaking at the release of the Uganda Business and Technical Examinations stating that the possibility of opening schools were slim. Prior to this, speculations had spread all over media…

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Richard Todwong calls upon government to investigate lower health facilities drug threat

Richard Todwong

Richard Todwong the NRM party Secretary-General says the government should look into drug theft at lower health facilities. Basing on him, the government should dig into the current situation since there are high rates of shortage of human medicines in health facilities throughout the country yet National Medical Stores keeps manufacturing drugs. “We have been hearing a lot of cries…

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Government gives Makerere University green light for online classes

Makerere University

The government has given Makerere University permission to resume classes online amidst the Covid-19 lockdown. The institution of higher learning was closed after the President imposed a lockdown attributed to the outrageous numbers of patients suffering from covid-19 that had been recorded in the country. However, with close to no hope for normalcy to run into the education system, the…

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Former President Jacob Zuma undergoes surgery

Former President Jacob Zuma undergoes surgery

According to South African prison officials, former President Jacob Zuma has undergone surgery and still remains in the hospital. Furthermore, the Correctional Services Department spokesperson Singabakho Nxumalo informed that despite the 79-year-old’s medical condition, he has court proceedings that have been scheduled for the coming days. Also, nothing has been said in relation to the nature of operation the former…

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Ministry of Education still hopes to resume 2021 academic year

Ministry of Education still hopes to resume 2021 academic year

Director of Education Standards at Ministry of Education, Dr. Kedress Turyagyenda says the ministry still hopes for learners to resume school this year. According to him, Ministry of Education already has a plan to ensure that schools are reopened and in so doing a mechanism to ensure that stakeholders are not worried about the wellbeing of their children. While speaking…

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Kenneth Agutamba to Manage Stanbic Bank Reputation & Communication

Kenneth Agutamba to Manage Stanbic Bank Reputation & Communication

Stanbic Bank has appointed Kenneth Agutamba as the in-charge of her reputation and communication. Previously, the position was held by Cathy Adengo who has been transfered to the position of Head of Sustainability at the bank while henceforth, Agutamba shall manage both the bank’s reputation and Communications. “Kenneth will be responsible for executing our corporate communications strategy, sponsorships and implementing…

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Khalid Aucho joins Tanzania’s Yanga Soccer Club

Khalid Aucho

Renowned Ugandan footballer and Cranes midfielder Khalid Aucho has signed to join Tanzanians’ Yanga Africans Soccer Club. While speaking to the media, Aucho informed that he had singed a two year contract with the team hence adding him to the team as they prepare to represent Tanzania in the CAF Championships. During the 2020/21 Tanzania Premium League, Young Africans S.C …

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