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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 […]

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Business

Coop bank completes system upgrade as it loans out money

By James Wafula in Nairobi. Kenya’s Cooperative Bank has concluded a major system upgrade which started in July 2019 which has seen the lender transform services in its 155 branches, re-equipping its 11,600 banking agents and over 8.2 million customers. The IT upgrade network has also been extended to its diaspora branches in Uganda, Rwanda […]

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LABOUR

Are stateless migrants getting Kenya citizenship for 2022 election strategy?

By James Wafula in Kenya. In recent years Kenya has granted full citizenship to immigrants who for years have lived and worked in the country. Most of them have known no other country and were actually stateless, unable to be recognized at home, and Kenya is their home of settlement. The same situation apply to […]

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LOCAL

Aggrey Awori’s last message to Museveni

By Clement Wangira. Aggrey Awori, one of the most gifted orators of his generation to ascend the greasy pole of politics. National athlete  Presidential candidate,  former ICT Minister, legislator and former MP for Busia  Hon. Aggrey Awori   succumbed to covid -19 after several years of complaint  of neglect by government and President Yoweri Museveni who […]

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Digital Media content creators mentored

By  Daniel Mulungi. The significant rise and uptake of digital media has compelled actors to consider digital media in developing modern communication technologies. The level of control assumed from traditional media is now being replaced with a deeper level of engagement with the public through digital communication and technology. These include  websites, social  media networking, […]

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Employment Bill to end workplace Violence

By Hon Agnes Kunihira, MP. The Employment Amendment Act will ensure every employee is entitled to protection from sexual harassment and violence at workplaces. Women working in the informal sector  who have for long fought sexual harassment at work places will be covered by the employment Amendment Bill 2019.. The Bill concerning the elimination of […]

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Hon Rwabushaija: Vaccinate children, staff and re-open schools

By Hon Margaret Rwabushaija Namubiru. In order to re-open institutions of leaning with a reasonable degree of safety against Covid19, Uganda government must first achieve some degree of hard immunity. Like any other institutions in the country, educational institutions, from elementary schools through universities, across the nation were equally responsible for the spread of COVID-19 […]

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Business

Kenya’s co-op bank sets Kshs 49b for covid recovery

By James Wafula in Nairobi. The Co-operative Bank of Kenya has moved swiftly to rescue clients currently servicing loans but whose businesses and incomes have been hit adversely by the Covid-19 pandemic. The bank is to consolidate a cash outflow of at least Kshs 49b in support of borrowers hit by covid 19. At the […]