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COVID-19: Labour Export Companies Protest Ministry Ban

16 October, 2020 | Hits:81

Uganda Association of External Recruitment Agencies (UAERA) has said that they will officially close business with immediate effect following the refusal by Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development (MGLSD) to lift the suspension of externalization labour.  On 20th March by MGLSD suspended the externalization labour including the clearance of Ugandans travelling abroad to work in an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus. But with the resumption of international passenger flights and the reopening of Entebbe Airport, MGLSD said they...

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Medical Marijuana: Sudhir Ruparelia Writes To Museveni With Suggestions

16 October, 2020 | Hits:139

Below is a letter businessman Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia has written to President Yoweri Museveni asking the head of the nation to allow the licensing of companies intending to participate in the farming of medical marijuana. Your Excellency, I believe you very well recall the vanilla ‘madness’ of 2002-2005 when Ugandan farmers got rich overnight in Mukono and Masaka; those good old but shortlived days when vanilla almost became like gold. We all remember when farmers in had to spend nights in their...

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Here Are Homeschooling Tips Every Parent Should Know

16 October, 2020 | Hits:76

Uganda has over 15 million students in different institutions of learning according to the Ministry of Education and Sports. As a way of controlling the spread of COVID-19, only 10 percent of these learners who are mainly finalist students will be reporting back to school starting October 15th 2020 leaving the majority at home. The Minister for Information and Communications Technology and National Guidance Honourable Judith Nabakooba in a recent media address urged continuing students to take homeschooling seriously as it...

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Uganda Awaits As Rwanda Inches Closer Medical Cannabis Licensing

15 October, 2020 | Hits:164

Uganda will have to wait in uncertainty while Rwanda progresses towards becoming a huge exporter of medical cannabis after cabinet made a key decision this week. Rwanda on Tuesday announced that cabinet on Monday 12 October 2020 approved regulatory guidelines that provide a framework for investment in the production and processing of medical cannabis for export to growing global market. Clare Akamanzi, the chief executive officer of Rwanda Development Board, said Rwanda will begin to receive applications for licences from interested...

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Lato Milk Adds Five More Flavours To Yoghurt Market

05 October, 2020 | Hits:69

Pearl Dairy Farms Ltd the producer of Lato Milk has added five more flavours to their yoghurt range providing their cons...

Nutrition Should Be Embeded Within Covid-19 Response Strategies

15 September, 2020 | Hits:166

The African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) have unveiled a position paper calling upon African Heads of State and Governmen...

Fresh Dairy ‘3 Dairies A Day’ Campaign To Boost Health Living In Families

12 June, 2020 | Hits:377

Fresh Dairy, the leading dairy products producer in Uganda has today heightened its ‘3 Dairies A day’ campaign aimed at ...

African Leaders At AU Summit Call For Action To End Malnutrition By 2025

11 February, 2020 | Hits:645

African countries have made progress toward eradicating malnutrition and stunting but need to do more to hit United Nati...

Speke Resort's Gym Introduces Zumba Fitness Classes

01 February, 2020 | Hits:1041

Dance, particularly Zumba, as a fitness exercise has become a global phenomenon and has enormous health benefits for tho...

Start 2020 With This 30% Discount Gym Offer At Speke Resort

04 January, 2020 | Hits:972

After a long festive season of resting and little or no physical activity to pump up body fitness, many people are consi...

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African Countries Engaging In Ground-Breaking Covid-19 Vaccine Initiative

09 September, 2020 | Hits:295

While the race to find safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines continues, African countries are signing up to a ground-brea...

Victoria University VC Explains Importance Of Internet Of Things In Today’s Healthcare Management

21 March, 2020 | Hits:930

Internet is a big driver of our social lives and has fast moved on from just enabling humans to seamlessly communicate a...

How Autotransfusion Device Hemafuse Will Revolutionize Blood Access Across Africa

05 February, 2020 | Hits:540

Hemafuse, a surgical autotransfusion device, will revolutionize blood access across Africa. Hemafuse is designed to salv...

Uganda Embarks On Plan To Legalize Medical Cannabis Farming

12 December, 2019 | Hits:1035

Ugandans will soon start to legally farm medical marijuana on their farms, news reports quoting State Minister of Health...

Ministry Of Health Suspends Measles, Rubella Vaccination Campaign

08 September, 2019 | Hits:10519

The ministry of health has announced that it has postponed the Measles-Rubella (MR) national vaccination campaign from t...

Victoria University Launches Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy Book

09 May, 2019 | Hits:1250

Victoria University Vice Chancellor, Assoc. Prof. Krishna N. Sharma, has today launched a new book titled ‘Advanced Tech...