Winning a U-19 World Cup: Wellalage’s boys in pursuit of that elusive dream | Daily FT

Published by Daily Financial Times The five key batsmen whom Sri Lanka will rely on (from left): Chamindu Wickramasinghe, Shevon Daniel, Sadisha Rajapaksa, Pawan Pathiraja and Ranuka Somaratne. Play Scotland in opening match tomorrowBy Sa’adi Thawfeeq Sri Lanka has never won the ICC U-19 World Cup outright, the nearest they have come to doing so […]

IGP’s Christmas and End of Year Message

I wish to use this opportunity on my own and on the behalf of the entire Uganda Police, to congratulate all Ugandans and visitors in the country, and wish them a very happy festive season. The festive season is meant to be a time of thanksgiving and c…

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI MEETS DELEGATION OF INDIAN INVESTORS

President Yoweri Museveni has assured a visiting Indian Industries Association delegation of investors that Uganda has an abundant potential and unexploited areas of investment calling upon them to come and exploit the investment opportunities for prof…

FDA: Merck COVID Pill Effective, Experts to Review Safety

Federal health regulators say an experimental COVID-19 pill from Merck is effective against the virus, but they will seek input from outside experts on risks of birth defects and other potential problems during pregnancy.The Food and Drug Administratio…

France Says it is Willing to Discuss Autonomy for Guadeloupe

France is willing to discuss autonomy for the French Caribbean territory of Guadeloupe if it is in the interests of the people who live there, government minister Sebastien Lecornu said.Guadeloupe and the nearby French island of Martinique have seen se…

US Nurses Leaving Hospital Bedsides

“I could not understand how this highly educated, powerful trauma nurse is now the patient.”A registered nurse who asks that we call her “Gi” is talking about herself. While working in the emergency room of her community hospital at the height of the C…

FLYING SQUAD UNITS REDEPLOYED AFTER RAPID RESPONSE TRAINING

We wish to inform the public that a total of 120 personnel of the Flying Squad Unit have been redeployed, after their successful completion of a three months course, in Countering Gang Violence and Sophisticated Crimes at the Police Training School in …

Obama Speaks at COP26, Says Not Enough Progress on Climate

Former U.S. President Barack Obama told the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Glasgow on Monday that most nations failed to meet their commitments made in the 2015 Paris Climate Conference agreement and the world is nowhere near where it needs to be in…