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12:39
12:39

Three Unvaccinated Teachers Banned from Accessing Schools in Lira 4

The Ministry of Health last year listed teachers among high priority categories of people to be vaccinated and this was also set as a condition for the reopening of schools, which remained closed for more than 22 months as the country battled the COVID-19 pandemic.
16:49
16:49

Kawanda School Turns into Labour Recruitment Training Centre 2 1

Julius Beyongyera, the school proprietor said that the school could not continue operating because they were not making profits after the number of students reduced before the lockdown.
16:24
16:24

Education Ministry Yet to Regulate Dissolution of Private Schools 2 2

With the COVID-19 induced financial stress, institutions that have been out of business are limping, and in fact, many schools have closed shop turning classrooms into rentals, bars, and poultry houses, among others. But for all these institutions, all it has taken is a pronouncement by the owners and administrators that the school is no more.
13:56
13:56

Schools in Amolatar Hit by Shortage of Desks 3 1

The recommended pupil-desk ratio is three pupils per desk, but some of the schools are now struggling with six pupils per desk while in other schools, the pupils sit on the floor.

Business and finance

13:28
13:28

Brexit Delaying Launch of Uganda Airlines Flights to London 2 3 Top story

Before the exit, also known as Brexit, airlines operating flights to the UK and other EU countries would apply for certificates from the European Aviation Safety Agency-EASA. But after Brexit, new Airlines must apply for a Country Operator's Permit from the UK, a process that takes longer compared to the EU timelines.
10:31
10:31

Revellers Will Need Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination to Attend Concerts 1

The entertainment industry will reopen on January 24, 2022, exactly 14 days after the reopening of schools, in line with guidelines issued by President Museveni at the beginning of the year.
23:24
23:24

Uganda Airlines Downplays Impact of Kenya Airways-SA Airways Merger 2 3

Yogi Biriggwa the former CEO South African Airlines in Uganda, says Uganda Airlines needs a competent board of directors and staff. "Uganda Airlines must be operated like a business and people including crew members must be recruited on merit to attract passengers and make profits."
22:11
22:11

Usafi Market Food Vendors Protest Arrest of their Colleagues 4 2

The vendors say that the six were arrested by police and KCCA law enforcement officers from Usafi Taxi Park where they had gone to deliver food to customers.

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