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Minister of state asks parents to consider technical education option

Minister of state asks parents to consider technical education option

By Damali Mukhaye: The state minister of state for higher education John Muyingo has asked parents of senior four candidates who begin their exams this Friday to consider the option for technical education if they are to better compete on the job market. Speaking during the ...

David Kugonza

October 11th, 2017

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Germany’s Minister for Economic Cooperation expected in Uganda today for a 3-day working visit

Germany’s Minister for Economic Cooperation expected in Uganda today for a 3-day working visit

By Samuel Ssebuliba: Germany’s Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Dr. Gerd Müller is expected in Uganda today for a three-day working visit. According to a statement from the Germany Embassy in Kampala, his visit is focused on understanding the role of Uganda ...

David Kugonza

October 11th, 2017

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Sports minister disowns UPE report by UWEZO

Sports minister disowns UPE report by UWEZO

BY TOBBIAS JOLLY OWINY: State minister for Sports Charles Bakkabulindi has rubbished a recent assessment report by UWEZO which showed that upper primary school pupils were unable to do P2 tasks. According to UWEZO’s 2016 countrywide household-based assessment of learning ...

David Kugonza

October 11th, 2017

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Arjen Robben retires from international football

Arjen Robben retires from international football

Netherlands captain Arjen Robben has retired from international football after his side missed out on a place at the next World Cup in Russia. Robben who made his debut in April 2003 and won 96 caps, retires after scoring 37 goals for the national side making him the joint ...

David Kugonza

October 11th, 2017

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Hearing of criminal cases in courts stalls as state prosecutors’ strike enters day two

Hearing of criminal cases in courts stalls as state prosecutors’ strike enters day two

By Ruth Anderah: Hearing of criminal cases in courts around Kampala has stalled again as the state prosecutors’ strike enters day two. Prosecutors through the Uganda Association of Prosecutors on July 17th 2017 issued a 90-day ultimatum to government to increase their ...

David Kugonza

October 11th, 2017

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