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URN Senior house officers (SHOs) deployed for post-graduate or specialist training at various hospitals across the country have declared a nationwide strike effective Sunday over salary arrears. The specialist doctors held a press conference at Mulago hospital on Saturday, saying that while they are entitled to a monthly allowance of Shs 2.5 million, they haven’t […]Continue Reading
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Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in Namayingo district in Eastern Uganda have been commended for putting to proper use Government grants for entrepreneurship.  While conducting a monitoring and supervision visit in the district last week, the Minister of State for Disability Affairs, Hon. Asamo Hellen Grace established that the groups had received funding and their Continue Reading
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President Museveni on Tuesday asked top US government officials to partner with Uganda and other African states to fund and grow commitment towards vaccine production on the bloc.  As the first speaker from Africa in the Partnering for Sustainable Health Cooperation and Health Security Forum at the ongoing US Africa Leaders Summit in Washington DC, Mr Continue Reading
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President Yoweri Museveni has resurrected COVID-19 restrictions ordering that those who have not been vaccinated stay away from public gatherings. In a televised address, about the health situation in the country, Museveni said the National Task Force on COVID-19 had reviewed the current situation in the country and made recommendations aimed at avoiding a resurgence Continue Reading
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President Yoweri Museveni has banned trucks carrying timber logs from entering or leaving Mubende and Kassanda districts, the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak. In a televised address to the country Tuesday night, Museveni said although he had allowed the movement of trucks carrying cargo including timber, some of the drivers have abused the window and […]Continue Reading
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African countries have endorsed the International Labour Organization’s proposed strategy on skills and lifelong learning and its plan of action for the period 2022–30. Speaking in her position as the spokesperson on Social Dialogue for the Africa Group, the Minister for Gender, Labour and Social Development, Hon. Amongi Betty Ongom, noted that skills and lifelong […]Continue Reading