Author: Nakhosi Leonard

Academics
Makerere releases cut off points for new entrants

Uganda’s oldest university has today released the cut off points of all courses offered at campus. This follows the release of UACE results that were out last week on Thursday. “we understand that you are pondering about the programme you want to study and whether your grades will match with course to be offered,” the […]

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Crime
Police Initiates Investigation into Foiled Cash-In-Transit Robbery, Guns Recovered

The Uganda police have geared up investigation to ascertain what really transpired in what they have called armed robbery. Police at Kyambogo University on Tuesday responded to gun shots near Megha Industries, where upon arrival, they found security operatives from the Internal Security Organisation (ISO), who had put out of action, two would-be robbers, and […]

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News
Kadaga urges government to support local firms

The speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has called upon the government not to suffocate the local firms manly the agriculture sector by allowing unfair competition from importers. While officiating at the Bugiri District Agribusiness Expo on Tuesday, the speaker was informed of the 2000 workers of Tilda Uganda Limited; a rice growing and processing company […]

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Jobs
Director, Gender and Community services shows concern over increased rate of unemployment

The Director in charge of  Gender and Community services at KCCA, Harriet Mudodo has shown concern over the increased rate of unemployment in Kampala. While addressing students at the NSSF expo 2019, Harriet noted that one of the challenges they face as Kampala Capital City Authority is unemployment among the youth. This has led to […]

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Academics
Makerere student seeks for adoption of supplementary exams, petitions to senate

Makerere university guild presidential aspirant has petitioned the university senate over the issue of students missing on graduation. Taliwaku Andrew Julian, contesting the second time for the same position noted in his petition letter that over 10000 student missout on graduation every year  over negligible issues of marks that he said are minor issues that […]

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Crime
Stella Nyanzi trial starts today

The trial of former Makerere University researcher, Dr. Stella Nyanzi, accused of indecent communication against President Yoweri Museveni is slated to kick off today’s morning at Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court, Kampala. The trial Grade One Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu set March 1, 2019 to commence hearing evidence from the prosecution witnesses. Prosecution alleges that on […]

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Africa
Traders at risk of counting losses as Rwanda closes border with Uganda

People and their goods are stranded at the Uganda-Rwanda border after they were denied entry into Rwanda. If the situation continues, traders may make a lot of losses since they cannot deliver products as expected. Drivers say they were forced to park their trucks at around 5:00pm on Wednesday after their colleagues who had earlier […]

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Education
Government calls for fresh registration of all teachers across the country

The Uganda government has set 31st march 2019 as the deadline for re-registering all teachers through out the country. According to the letter signed by the education permanent secretary, Alex Kakoza, the exercise  is intended to fight the challenge of ghost teachers in the system. “The reregistration of teachers will enable us accurately establish the […]

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International Sports
Kolo Toure joins Brendan Rodgers’ staff at Leicester City

Kolo Toure is back in the English Premier League after being confirmed as first team coach at Leicester City. The Ivorian moves from Celtic alongside new Foxes manager Brendan Rodgers. The pair have formed a successful coaching partnership since joining forces in September 2017, winning the Scottish domestic treble last season. Toure, who won over […]

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