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SPORTS

Tokyo Olympic medalists redeem Uganda police image

By Stephen Ouma Bwire. Ugandan athletes Joshua Cheptegei and Peruth Chemutai, who reaped gold medals at the just ended Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, have helped to redeem  police image. Police Officer Joshua Cheptegei rewrote history books when he won gold in 5,000metres plus a silver medal in 10,000metres to become the first Ugandan athlete to […]

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REGIONAL

Why Kenya gov’t blocked DP Ruto’s trip to Uganda

By James Wafula Correspondent Nairobi. The storm that is brewing in Nairobi over the cancelled private visit of Deputy President Mr. William Ruto to Uganda may have a heavy bearing on Kenya’s 2022 election. And in the eye of the storm is long serving Ugandan President Yoweri  Kaguta Museveni.  The Ugandan leader  is now being […]

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LABOUR

Kenya Civil Servants Union reject rent for Government houses

By Our Reporters. The Union of Kenya Civil Servants has opposed plans by the government to review rent of its houses upwards by up to 10 times. The plan, according to government online sources, is designed to impose rent that reflects  “current” market prices. The union has further rejected plans by EACC move to “blacklist” […]

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SPORTS

Police officers hoist Uganda flag high after winning gold

By Stephen Ouma Bwire. World champion and four world records holder Joshua Cheptegei  has gone in history books as the greatest Ugandan athlete after he won gold in the men’s 5,000m and silver in the 10,000m at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games. The Police officer becomes the most decorated Ugandan athlete since the country made […]

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Business LABOUR

Milestone in Uganda’s Aviation industry as UCAA celebrates 30 years

By Margaret Nakazibwe. It is 30 years this year since Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) was established in 1991. At UCAA’s establishment in 1991, Entebbe International Airport handled 118,000 passengers and the figure rose to 1,980,000 in 2019, but reduced to 565, 541 in 2020 owing to the effect occasioned by the COVID -19 pandemic. […]

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LABOUR

COMMENTARY: Teso is epicenter of Covid19 as medics work

By Julius Odeke in Soroti. The District Health Officer, Dr. Anthony Eriatu for Kalaki publicly announced that the district had registered 55 cases of Covid-19 patients in a space of one week.  According to the health centre four data, Bululu sub-county was leading with 36 cases, Kalaki sub-county had 11 cases, Otuboi sub-county and town […]

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LABOUR

Hon. Byakatonda builds capacity for labour unions

By Clement Wangira. Workers Member of Parliament Hon. Byakatonda Abudulah has unveiled two double cabin pick-ups to support trade unions in strengthening organizing and recruitment campaigns. The vehicles are to support the two Trade Union centers of National Organization of Trade Unions (NOTU) and Central Organization of Free Trade Unions (COFTU) in mobilizing and recruitment […]

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LABOUR

COVID-19 Crisis; Solidarity key in Protecting Workers

By  Hon. Charles Bakkabulindi. Fellow workers welcome back from the second country lockdown of Covid-19 pandemic now ravaging the world of work and causing huge  adverse effects on economies, labour markets, and societies across the country At the onset of the crisis Uganda government was quick to enforce stringent preventive measures to limit the spread […]

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LABOUR

YOUTH CAMP: Hon. Bakkabulindi Calls For Youth Safer Workplaces

By Daniel Bakalangudde. Sports State Minister and Workers Member of Parliament Hon. Charles Bakkabulindi has  called on  young workers to reclaim their voices and demand for safer work places by exposing all forms of harassment and discrimination at work place.  He said the youth are a critical force in the development of any society, but […]

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INTERNATIONAL

Egypt to train more Africans

By Eva Namugabi in Cairo. As the world battle with terrorism threats where the African continent is not excluded the Egyptian State Minister for Emigration and Expatriates Affairs Dr. Nabilah Shahid said  it important  to come up with regulations on illegal emigrants. She said the exodus of migrant workers to the Middle East and other […]