Debate to Keep Pregnant Girls in School Split Leaders. Sex NOT on Lockdown as Teenage Pregnancy Soars.

Daily Monitor I #N24NewsUpdates - Ministry of Education officials and political leaders disagreed at a breakfast meeting on Tuesday on whether to allow pregnant girls at school. Ms Rosette Nanyanzi, the technical advisor on gender in the Ministry of...

Coronavirus: Denmark Injects US$1 Million in Cash Relief for Refugees in Kampala.

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) received US$1 million from the Government of Denmark today to assist refugees in Kampala struggling because of the socio-economic impact of lockdowns to contain the spread of COVID-19. WFP began delivering cash...

LAST MILE CONNECTION: Umeme Unveils UGX310 Billion Investment Plan for Increase Power Supply, Efficiency and Stability While Powering Uganda.

As part of its Vision 2040, the Government of Uganda has through its Electricity Connections Policy 2018-2027 committed to increase its populations access to power from the current 28% to 60% by 2027 and 80% by 2040. To meet...

Otunu’s Open Letter to President Museveni on Battle Against COVID-19

Your Excellency , Mr President ,                                                          Re : Uganda’s Response to Coronavirus . Our country , in tandem with the whole world , is under siege from a deadly , invisible enemy , Coronavirus ( Covid-19)...

Incurring John Nagenda’s Fury, His Former Teachers at Budo, Would Mark Him Down , for ‘Padding’!

Guest Pots I By Olara Otunnu:- I recently wrote an open letter to President Museveni , concerning Uganda ‘s response to  coronavirus ( Sunday Monitor , 24 May ) . In New Vision of 30 May, John Nagenda ( Presidential Adviser on...

Cross-Border Communities get Face Masks Worthy 60M from East African Business Council.

In support of efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19, the East African Business Council (EABC) has donated Face Masks worth UGX60million to cross-border communities in Uganda. The reusable Face Masks are intended to help protect over 30,000 members...

JUST IN: Museveni Clears Finalists to Return to School.

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
President Museveni has announced that pupils and students in O and A’level as well as well as undergraduates in their final year of study will be allowed to return to school. This he says will allow them complete...

What Next? 227 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, President Museveni Set to Give Updates Tomorrow at 8pm.

With rising number of COVID-19 cases, President Yoweri Museveni is yet to assure the nation tomorrow Monday on planned action to contain the spread of the virus and next cause of action. This was annoumed by, Lindah Nabusayi,...

Gun Violence: 13-year-Old Boy Shot DEAD by Stray Bullet In Abim District.

Police in Abim district are investigating circumstances under which a 13 year old boy was shot dead this week by a stray bullet as police officers enforced directives to stop the spread of coronavirus. The deceased is a one...

Joint Medical Store Converts Standard Chartered Bank’s US$1 billion Facility Financial Programme to Help Tackle COVID-19

Standard Chartered today announced that Joint Medical Store, the Ugandan not-for-profit organisation, has become the first client to make a drawdown under the Bank’s US$1 billion financing commitment to help companies tackling Covid-19. JMS’ drawdown for US$2.2m on a...

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