Monday , February 17 2020

Politics

Minister Tumwebaze wants Policy on Libraries reviewed

The Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Hon. Frank Tumwebaze has directed officials at the National Library of Uganda (NLU) to expedite the review of the policythat governs the libraries and publishing sector. While inspecting the NLU headquarters in Kampala on Tuesday, the Minister noted that the current policy …

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Former presidential candidate Biraaro passes on

Former presidential candidate Gen. Benon Biraaro has passed away this afternoon at Kampala Hospital. The retired army general has been battling deadly cancer disease. Who was Benon Biraaro? Gen. Benon Biraaro was born on 1st March 1958 in Isingiro District. He attended Makerere University, in Kampala, Uganda’s oldest and largest …

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High Commissioner Meets Ugandan Africa Prize Innovators

Yesterday afternoon Peter West, British High Commissioner to Uganda met with three Ugandan innovators shortlisted for the 2020 ‘Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation’ award. Launched in 2014 by the UK’s Royal Academy of Engineering, the annual Africa Prize awards crucial commercialisation support to innovators who are transforming local communities across …

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