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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Galaxy Gaming Expands Into South Africa; Table Games Leader Now a Player in Key Future Market

Galaxy Gaming Expands Into South Africa; Table Games Leader Now a Player in Key Future Market

Las Vegas-based Gaming Leader Demonstrates Global Reach and Strong International Relationships; Promises Expansion “Everywhere and Anywhere Players Are Waiting”

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Continuing its dramatic product expansion into new and …

NCHE in trouble over Fairland University licence

NCHE in trouble over Fairland University licence

By: PATIENCE AHIMBISIBWE

Kampala: The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) has been found guilty of contempt of court after they revoked the provisional licence of Fairland University.

The Jinja High Court deputy registrar, Mr …

Ondoga’s bail ruling postponed

Ondoga’s bail ruling postponed

By: EPHRAIM KASOZI

Kampala: The Military Court has deferred the ruling on the bail application by former UPDF contingent commander of the Ugandan troops under the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom), Brig Michael Ondoga.…

PLE results to be released tomorrow

PLE results to be released tomorrow

By: PATIENCE AHIMBISIBWE

KAMPALA: The Minister of Education, Ms Jessica Alupo, yesterday confirmed that last year’s Primary Leaving examination results will be released tomorrow.

According to Ms Alupo, Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb) officials will …

Turkey to promote Uganda’s education

Turkey to promote Uganda’s education

By: LYDIA NAMONO

Kampala: The Turkish Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists (Tuskon) plans to infuse international standards into Uganda’s education system to bridge the skilling gaps in the sector.

The quality of Uganda’s education is …

Atiak massacre survivors get livelihood support from government

Atiak massacre survivors get livelihood support from government

By: Martin Odong and Isaac Okot

Atiak massacre survivors get livelihood support from government

Gulu- Survivors of the 1995 Atiak Massacre in Amuru District where about 300 people were hacked to death by the Lord’s …

Police officers must declare wealth – Kayihura

Police officers must declare wealth – Kayihura

BY: FAISWAL KASIRYE and ANDREW BAGALA

KAMPALA: Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura has admitted to public perception that police officers are corrupt, citing those in the directorates of criminal investigations and intelligence and traffic …

More teachers needed to attain Millennium Development Goals

More teachers needed to attain Millennium Development Goals

By: Stephen Kafeero

Kampala: Uganda needs to recruit more teachers by 6 per cent on average if it is to achieve the Millennium development goal of Universal Primary Education (UPE) by 2015, a UN agency …

Uganda achieves Tuberculosis target ahead of MDGs deadline

Uganda achieves Tuberculosis target ahead of MDGs deadline

By: Agatha Ayebazibwe

Kampala: Less than a year to the UN Millennium Development Goals 2015 deadline, Uganda has hit the target of the MDG 6 – halving the number of people dying due to Tuberculosis …

Village Health Teams in Masaka run short of malaria drugs

Village Health Teams in Masaka run short of malaria drugs

By: Gertrude Mutyaba

Masaka: Village Health Teams (VHT) in Masaka District are grappling with a shortage of anti-malarial drugs.

This follows the expiry of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (Unicef) contract to fund …

Lawyer dragged to Law Council

Lawyer dragged to Law Council

By: EPHRAIM KASOZI

Kampala: A lawyer has been dragged to the Law Council over alleged professional misconduct in connection with failure to recover funds and properties from jailed socialite Shanita Namuyimbwa aka Bad Black, and …

Othieno dispels rumours of player escape

Othieno dispels rumours of player escape

By: DARREN ALLAN KYEYUNE

KAMPALA: Considering the amount of work put in prior, assistant coach Henry Okecho was left more than disillusioned after Team Uganda finished bottom at the ICC World Cup Qualifier in New …

Micho bemoans mentality of Ugandan footballers

Micho bemoans mentality of Ugandan footballers

By: MARK NAMANYA

KAMPALA: Thirteen years after arriving in Uganda, Micho Sredojevic has in all probability earned the right to rate the psyche of a Ugandan footballer.

Eight months after returning to Uganda as national …