NURSES’ MASS PROTESTS OVERSHADOW SPAIN’S NATIONAL DAY CELEBRATIONS

Niwandinda Daniel

Hundreds of nurses descended on Madrid’s iconic Puerta del Sol square on Monday in order to protest what they insist are poor working conditions for nurses during the global COVID-19 pandemic. The protest was organised by Infirmary of Madrid United. Amid this second wave of infections, nurses say they’re being […]

CRISTIANO RONALDO: PORTUGAL AND JUVENTUS FORWARD TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS

Niwandinda Daniel

Portugal and Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has tested positive for coronavirus, the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) has announced. The 35-year-old is “doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation”, the FPF said in a statement. Portugal face Sweden in a Nations League group game on Wednesday. The remainder of Fernando Santos’ […]

THREE UGANDAN STUDENTS SCOOPS AWARDS

Niwandinda Daniel

Three Uganda students have scooped awards for topping the first positions in the Huawei global ICT competitions conducted in South Africa. While awarding the students, the permanent secretary, ministry of ICT and National guidance, Vincent Bagiire, commended the initiative for mobilizing young people for capacity and skills development to make […]

DR. TANGA ODOI CONFIDENT PARLIAMENTARY NOMINATIONS WILL TAKE PLACE

Niwandinda Daniel

National resistance Movement- NRM party is in final touches to resolve internal electoral processes which were forwarded to the party tribunal. According to the party electoral commission, all will be set by Wednesday this week to allow party parliamentary flag bearers to seek for nominations. Tanga began by recalling the journey […]

RWANDA PENALISES PRIESTS FOR CONGESTED MASSES

Niwandinda Daniel

The authorities in Rwanda have penalised two Catholic priests after presiding over masses that violated coronavirus safety measures. The Catholic parish of Ruhengeri in the north of the country, where the priests are stationed, also risks closure. The two priests, Father Emmanuel Ndagijimana and Father Felicien Nsengiyumva, are said to […]

13 Celebrity Doppelgängers on TikTok Who Will Blow Your Mind

Niwandinda Daniel

The Rihanna double still kind of freaks us out. Getty Celebrity doppelgängers have always been a thing, but you’ve never been able to find so many in one place until recently. TikTok has gifted us with so many things, from ruined Trump rallies to the “meatier” dinosaur girl (who is a real paleontologist, BTW). But one of […]

UPGRADED HOSPITAL USES OLD EQUIPMENT

Niwandinda Daniel

The renovation works of the Kayunga general hospital are nearing completion. Government COMMITTED SHS 6.6 Bn to upgrade kayunga general hospital to regional referral. But the outgoing CAO benson otim told UBC that renovation works have improved services delivery. Renovation works at Kayunga general Hospital are almost complete to upgrade […]

WAKISO TEACHERS ENGAGE IN TREE PLANTING TO GUARD ENVIRONMENT

Niwandinda Daniel

Uganda has joined the world to commemorate international teachers’ day. The day raises awareness on the role of teachers in development. This year’s theme is ‘teachers leading in crisis, reimagining the future’. A teacher plays an important role in nurturing children into functional adults. The world today remembers the role […]

STANDARDS BODY GRAPPLES WITH SUBSTANDARD GOODS

Niwandinda Daniel

Uganda’s locally manufactured products have improved competitiveness and thus creating easy access to the export market. This is according to Uganda National Bureau of Standard’s annual performance report for the financial year 2019/2020. During the financial year 2019/2020, UNBS undertook product certification and management systems certification to improve the quality […]

Kenyan museums reopen after 7-month closure due to COVID-19, reactivating archaeological projects

Niwandinda Daniel

National museums across Kenya reopened on Sept. 13 after 7-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, reactivating the country’s preparation for an underwater museum and other archaeological works. Due to lack of ticket revenue after Kenya closed all national museums, many repairs and maintenance work were forced to suspend. After […]

Trump could continue COVID-19 treatment back at White House: expert

Niwandinda Daniel

The experimental treatment U.S. President Donald Trump is receiving following his COVID-19 diagnosis could see him require up to two weeks of further care within the White House should he be discharged from hospital, according to emergency room physician Dr. Calvin Sun. Sun, a professor in emergency medicine, told the […]

China sees 425 million domestic trips in 1st half of Golden Week holiday

Niwandinda Daniel

Flag-raising ceremonies were held in Beijing, Hong Kong and Macau on October 1, 2020, the 71st anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. This year’s National Day overlaps with the Mid-Autumn Festival, a time of family reunions which has extended the break to eight days. Coronavirus-prevention measures […]

Sudan removed from the list of State Sponsors of terrorism.

Niwandinda Daniel

The Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda noted that Uganda will continue to support efforts to have Sudan removed from the list of State Sponsors of terrorism. Dr Ruhakana Rugunda was representing President Yoweri Museveni at the signing of the Sudanese Peace Agreement in neighboring South Sudan Capital Juba. Prime Minister […]

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