Author: Mukisa Vicent

Education
Kampala Parents set to reopen school for all pupils

The Kampala Parents School has on Thursday announced that full online classes for pupils from kindergarten to primary school will start on Monday as Uganda continues to battle with the current lockdown over the novel Coronavirus pandemic. Uganda’s education institutions are facing a big challenge of catching up with termly syllabus because of unending lockdown […]

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Coronavirus
Uganda gets community fundraising platform for COVID-19

A Ugandan Innovator, Dickson Mushabe has launched Dolphin Fund, a community-driven fundraising platform that has immediately started helping Ugandans to fundraise from friends and well-wishers all over the world. The platform comes at a time when the whole world is facing an unending crisis caused by COVID-19 pandemic which has ruined the world’s economy with […]

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General
UNSA, Balamu donates relief food to starving university students

The Uganda National Students Association (UNSA) has today started donating relief food to starving university students who remained in hostels after the public means of transport were banned by the President. The association made requests to the Office of the Prime Minister to be offered support to help the stranded students from different Universities.    […]

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Business
NSSF 20% COVID payout may lead to poor performance and run on Fund, warns M.D Byarugaba

Early last month many commentators and politicians came up to advocate for a 20 per cent COVID-19 payout by the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) to each member as a way to help people manage the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. In response to the calls, the NSSF’s Managing Director Richard Byarugaba has penned to the Minister […]

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Crime
Gen @Tumukunde_ GRANTED BAIL subject to conditions set out by court.
Gen. Tumukunde granted bail

The former Minister for Security Gen Henry Tumukunde has today been granted bail on conditions set by the court of judiciary. Tumukunde appeared today before the court via videoconferencing for the ruling on his bail application review. The applicant and sureties shall each execute bond 50m not cash and applicant shall deposit his passport with […]

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Crime
MTN Uganda alerts customers over mobile money, data increasing fraud
MTN Uganda alerts customers over mobile money, data increasing fraud

Uganda’s leading telecom giant MTN Uganda Limited has in concern alerted its millions of customers about the ongoing fraud on mobile money, data, phones, airtime, or other prizes. In an official promoted disclaimer, MTN revealed the increasing attempts by fraudsters to steal from or scam customers through fake promotions or schemes. “These promotions mostly target […]

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Crime
How depression led Uganda’s Radio Presenter ‘Kazimoto’ commit suicide

Summary: Western Uganda’s popular Radio Presenter ‘Kazimoto’ Commits Suicide at Min. Frank Tumwebaze’s Radio Station in Kamwenge district as a result of depression. A famous Western Uganda radio presenter Bernard Tumuhimbise alias ‘Kazimoto’ was on Saturday found dead behind the premises of Nyumbani FM in Rwamwanja, Kamwenge District. Kazimoto committed suicide, according to the officials […]

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Floods in East Africa
Flooding as a result of recent heavy rains has killed more than 260 people across East Africa
Detailed: floods kill over 260 people in East African

SUMMARY: Floods in East African have killed over 260 people. See how heavy rains are messing up East African Countries amidst COVID pandemic below. The East African wet season is at a peak of messing out people’s lives in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda as well as Somalia.    Flooding as a result of recent heavy rains […]

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News
Floods kill 65 in Rwanda amidst covid cases rise

SUMMARY: Floods kill 65 in Rwanda, displaces many due to heavy land and mudslides. Reports emerging from Rwanda’s Ministry in charge of Emergency Management (MINEMA) have revealed that up to 65 people have been killed by floods due to heavy rains. In recent days, heavy rains have hit different parts of the country causing heavy […]

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Coronavirus
South African MPs' Zoom meeting hacked with porn
SHOCK! South African MPs’ Zoom meeting hacked with porn

Summary: South African MPs’ Zoom meeting hacked with porn, Speaker abused Zoom meeting hacked: A virtual meeting of South African lawmakers was on Thursday disrupted by hackers who flooded the video call with pornographic images. The virtual video meeting held by the parliamentary committee was hacked and left the speaker abused As the meeting was […]

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