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SPORTS

Uganda@ 59: Medals won at olympics since 1956

By  Our Sports Reporter. Ugandan athletes put up the best  ever performance at the Olympics at Tokyo 2020 Olympics since the country made a debut at the Melbourne 1956  world games. It was a rare occasion for the “Pearl of Africa”, as was christened by former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill as the country won […]

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SPORTS

Kenyans win Zambia ARC rally

By  Frank Serugo  in Lusaka. Zambian crew of Leroy Gomes and wife Urshilla Gomes had a better planned strategy prior to going for the last two stages of the Sarago Zambia Internatial rally. Leroy in lighter conversation with Carl Tundo at service confessed to the latter that though he had closed in his time gap […]

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LABOUR

Kenyans want Atwoli to intervene on workers enslaved

By James Wafula In Nairobi. Industrial area casual workers employed in different factories have accused employers of subjecting them to inhuman treatment and “slave wages” for nine hours of back breaking labour.  The workers who spoke to Workers Eye on condition they are not named include drug manufacturing firms, laboratory equipment, gas cylinders, BAT, biscuit […]

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LABOUR

IndustriAll warns non – compliant employers on union activity

By Our Reporters. IndustriAll members have warned stubborn Non – compliant employers in the country who are frustrating trade union activities hence violating workers’ rights with impunity. The members sounded the warning during their September 29, 2021 meeting. This followed a Press conference to announce their position after communication from Labour Director at Gender, Labour […]

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HEALTH

Covid 19: Health of workers is key

By Margaret Nakazibwe. Since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak, health authorities have been urging us to pay attention to our hand hygiene and for good reason, my appeal to workers is be conscious of the guidelines sent by the Ministry of Health to help to prevent the spread of infection. Washing your hands with […]

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HEALTH

COVID-19 affects Uganda’s food security

By Margaret Nakazibwe. A new report has found that Uganda is one of the countries that has been  affected by malnutrition and hunger. The Report Journalists Reporting Skills Survey-2019 prepared by the Convener of Civil Society Alliance for Nutrition ISANU Mr Richard Baguma says that currently Covid-19 has really affected the world. Uganda is among […]

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LOCAL

Govt has not abandoned Aids Trust Fund- UNAIDS

By Margaret Nakazibwe. Government has not abandoned the National Aids Trust Fund as it is being alleged although it is long overdue. Dr Karusa Kiragu UNAIDS Country Director made the revelation this month during a science café at the offices of Health Journalists Network in Ntinda, Kampala. “Its true the fund has taken long. What […]

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POLITICS

Kenya election 2022 fever hits Kampala

By James Wafula in Nairobi. Tension is running high in Kampala as Kenya’s 2022 transition elections approach with long serving Uganda President Yoweri Museveni crossing his fingers on his choice carrying the day. Museveni, 78, in power since 1986, is widely believed to support Kenya Deputy PresidentDr William Ruto. Museveni has had rather warm but […]

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LABOUR

Labour Ministry introduces new service fees for unions

By Our Reporter. Uganda Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (GLSD) have introduced new service fees and also revised existing fees levied on services offered to Labour unions in the country. According to Statutory Instruments 2020 No.1 section 58 of the Labour Unions Act 2006 and Regulation 24 of the Labour Unions (Registration) regulations […]

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LABOUR

Trade union values and ideologies

By Agatha Namirembe. Trade unions were creations of industrialization and modern industrial conditions. Trade union originated out of the necessity of workers to protect and defend themselves from exploitation, injustice and wrong imposed upon them by the employer or the management of the concern. Workers seeking a common solution of their problems of living formed […]