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Dfcu, Prudential Partner To Offer Hospital Cash Cover Insurance

27 November, 2020 | Hits:166

dfcu Bank has partnered with Prudential Uganda to launch a campaign aimed at ensuring that customers in the informal sector who are hospitalised can earn a daily stipend in lieu of lost income. The newly launched Dembe Account Hospital Cash campaign has been dubbed as ‘Kili-fit with hospital cash”. Kili-fit means “it’s fine, it’s okay or it’s fit” in luglish or slang.  The campaign will see dfcu Bank customers who hold the bank’s Dembe account for low-income earners in the informal sector gain...

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COVID19 Cases At Bank Of Uganda That Never Were

26 November, 2020 | Hits:5

The deputy governor Bank of Uganda Dr Michael Atingo-Ego and a group of ‘influential’ individuals duped the governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile that there were confirmed Covid-19 cases at the central bank, an insider told Eagle Online. Apparently, the reported COVID-19 ‘never existed’ but ‘a creation of some individuals together with Dr. Atingi-Ego’ to keep the governor and some non-essential workers away from their workstations at the central bank and work from their homes.    Sources further told Eagle Online that it is at...

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New Victoria University Council Eyes Charter Status

26 November, 2020 | Hits:25

Upon assuming his responsibilities as the chairperson of the new 14-member governing council at Victoria University on Wednesda, Joram Kahenano, has said the priority now is to help Victoria University attained the prestigious and important Charter Status. “We have already made an application (for a charter to the National Council for Higher Education); the Council is going to concentrate on those things that NCHE requires of us. We have looked at the infrastructure and set up,” Kahenano told journalists shortly after...

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High Standard Facilities To Create Good Environment For Learning

23 November, 2020 | Hits:84

The chairman, board of director, Victoria University, Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia, says the increasing education demand exhibited by the growing number of students can only be solved by institutions putting up high standard infrastructure that will enable modern-day learning. The businessman, speaking at a webinar organized by Victoria University on Thursday 18th November 2020 with the theme” The Journey and Future of Victoria University,”  explained that education is the right and necessary tool that can add value to society. He then...

Lifestyle

Take Charge Of Your Wellness At Kabira Country Club Gym

24 November, 2020 | Hits:79

The need to be more aware of our physical health status increases each passing day especially now when the COVID19 pande...

Lato Milk Adds Five More Flavours To Yoghurt Market

05 October, 2020 | Hits:153

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:220

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:430

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:720

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:1115

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

Research

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

09 September, 2020 | Hits:334

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:982

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:587

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:1091

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:11098

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:1285

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