Uganda: UN Chief Urges Government to Reopen Schools


The United Nations Fund for Population activities country representative, Mr Alain Sibenaler, has asked government to provide safe ways and consider reopening of schools to address the effects the closure of institutions of learning has brought unto the girl child. “Time is right for Uganda to look at standard operating procedures that fully respect the […]

UNBS Certifies Ten (10) More Companies To Produce Non-Medical Facemasks


The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has certified ten (10) more companies to produce non-medical facemasks as of 17th July 2020, bringing the total number of certified non-medical facemasks manufacturers to forty-five (45). This is in line with the UNBS mandate of consumer protection, aimed at protecting Ugandans from buying substandard non-medical facemasks which could […]

UNBS Certifies Twelve (12) More Companies To Produce Non-Medical Facemasks


The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has certified twelve (12) more companies to produce non-medical facemasks as of 8th July 2020, bringing the total number of certified non-medical facemasks manufacturers to thirty-five (35). This is in line with the UNBS mandate of consumer protection, aimed at protecting Ugandans from buying substandard non-medical facemasks which could […]

UNBS Certifies Over 90 More Companies To Produce Sanitizers


The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has certified 98 more companies to produce sanitizers as of 8th July 2020. This is aimed at protecting consumers from buying sanitisers that do not comply with standards and are harmful to their health, in the wake of COVID-19. The 98 companies are an addition to the 38 companies […]

Celestial Events Liven Up Sky This Week


If life on Earth has become tedious with coronavirus restrictions, celestial activity this week promises some excitement. In addition to an ongoing meteor shower, the year’s last supermoon is out and will be seen at its best Thursday. The annual Halley’s Comet meteor shower peaked Monday, but the meteor streaks will still be visible in […]