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Yoweri Museveni · Uganda

Uganda: Teachers Suspend Strike After Museveni Meet

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Arts teachers three weeks ago announced a sit down strike over what they described as discriminatory, the proposed salary enhancement for their science colleagues. Several meetings between government and UNATU as well as threats of being sacked failed to resolve the impasse. On Monday, over 200 teachers representatives met with President Museveni and the Education Minister.See the Story
Yoweri Museveni · Uganda

Museveni to meet teachers again over strike

About 250 members of the Uganda National Teachers Union (Unatu) across the country are expected to meet President Museveni Monday over the ongoing strike. The arts teachers through their umbrella body, Unatu, laid down their tools on June 15 over a pay rise paralyzing teaching and learning.See the Story
Africa · Uganda

Suspected ritual practice: One arrested over murder of 8 year old girl - Watchdog Uganda

John Mubatizi, a security guard at St Mary Magdalene Church of Uganda Namavundu in Gayaza, Wakiso district, has been arrested. He allegedly kidnapped Annet Nantongo, 8, and Sumaiya Nakiboneka,13, a senior one student of New Bulamu secondary school.See the Story
Africa · Uganda

Nakawa RCC, Kabale RDC clash over inviting Muhoozi to Katuna border event

Nakawa Division resident city commissioner (RCC), Sheikh Kasim Kamugisha, and Kabale deputy resident district commissioner (RDC), Abel Bakunda Mushambo have clashed over the invitation of Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba, the commandant of land forces to a thanksgiving ceremony for the Katuna-border re-opening.See the Story
Yoweri Museveni · Uganda

Museveni appoints Bamuturaki Uganda Airlines boss

President Yoweri Museveni has ordered the appointment of Jennifer Bamuturaki as the substantive chief executive officer of Uganda Airlines. Since it started operating commercial flights in 2019, the (revived) Uganda National Airlines Company Ltd, trading as Uganda Airlines has been managed by Ephraim Bagenda, Cornwell Muleya. All three however have been acting CEOs.See the Story
Africa · Uganda

Two fishermen drown in Lake Victoria

David Kanyaku and Arafat Muwanika, both from Bukagabo landing site in Malongo sub-county, Mayuge district reportedly went to harvest fish. According to Ssenyojo, a heavy storm overpowered their small boat, forcing it to capsize. Ssenyonjo says that he braved the stormy waters and managed to swim to the shoreline.See the Story
Africa · Uganda

Irate SGA security guard shoots dead lover, attempts to commit suicide

Zavier Eyemu, 29, a security guard working with SGA Security is battling for his life at Mbale Regional Referral hospital. He tried to commit suicide after shooting his lover, Lucy Abote at Opportunity bank, Soroti branch around 5:30 am today Wednesday morning.See the Story
Africa · Uganda

Broke families can't survive on Shs 50,000

The majority of Ugandans are bearing the harshest brunt of the rising inflation. Many families and other institutions are forgoing some purchases and luxuries. Some have parked their cars and scaled back on food purchases. Several people said they can't survive on a weekly stipend of Shs 50,000.See the Story

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