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Monday, September 20, 2021

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OpEd

The good old man on Uganda Airlines flight no UR202: Why we should never stop doing good

He told me that if I worked hard and listened to teachers, I would fly in planes and travel to different places. He said if I succeeded, then even people like him who never got an education would perhaps have an opportunity to fly. For whatever reason, he always emphasized the issue of flying.

Why schools are still closed

The first question I would like to ask you is: Why do you think Government has chosen to keep schools closed?

What you need to know about the late Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga

BIOGRAPHY: Understanding the life and works of Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga.

JM Ochola: A tribute to the late DIGP Paul Lokech

To my Deputy, Gen. Paul, thank you for being a good person, a good family man, a good police officer.

“Gamba n’ogu” Is a culture that will hurt us badly

We are so used to corruption that it’s now become systemic. Everyone and everything needs some 'Ka' money to survive.

Aggrey Awori ( 1939- 2021): The enigmatic son of a priest from a split Uganda and Kenyan family

In the debates we had on Spectrum and off air, sometimes later on the terrace of Speke Hotel, Aggrey relished any moment in drawing the government of President Museveni to account.

Lessons on successful leadership transfer

Sometimes the community complicates leadership transfer when it fails to recognize a past leader just out of office. Used to being chauffeured and greeted by their ceremonial titles, past leaders are shocked when the day after they leave office, none seems to care much for them anymore.

Dr John Nsibambi (1930- 2021): Curtain gently draws on one of Uganda’s most illustrous houses

On Saturday, June 26th, 2021, at about 3 pm, John, slipped way, in the very house where Simeone and Eve would once gladly receive the brethren from all over Uganda and the world to strengthen them in their faith journey. It was an end of a great chapter.

OBITUARY : The man we called quick feet: Simon Bugaba ( 1962-2021)

As UCC grew to oversee the rapidly growing telecom industry, Simon also grew with it. He rose to be appointed in charge of Telecom Licensing and Service development as well as Service Quality compliance.

Full speech of Museveni’s address on covid-19 situation in Uganda

"Kikuubo and other Business Centres should be closed, and the situation reverts to the Presidential Directive of March 2020."

Latest news

Uganda receives 1.6M more dozes of Covid-19 vaccine

According to the National Medical Stores Spokesperson Sheila Nduhukire, the vaccines will be stored in highly specialized fridges at the National Medical Stores of up to -80 degrees.

Villa reveals new technical bench

At a ceremony held at the club’s head offices in Industrial Area, the Jogoos unveiled Greek-born Petros Koukouras as the head coach.

Bowing out of Champions League won’t kill our motivation, says Bbosa

Express Sunday crashed out of the tournament after losing 1-0 to Al Merrikh of Sudan at the Shikan Castle stadium in Obeid.

Full statement: Museveni ‘officially’ condemns military coup in Guinea

In a statement released Friday afternoon, the 17th of September, 2021, Museveni said the recent coups in Africa ought to be evaluated to establish if they are ideologically oriented or simply carried out due to influence from external players. 

Stanbic Uganda Cup: Why Fufa rescheduled BUL vs Express semi final match

The other semi-final between Vipers and Police will take place on 21st September as earlier planned.

The re-opening of schools: What we know so far

We have also learnt that president Yoweri Museveni will soon address the nation on the status of the covid-19 pandemic.

BoU withdraws case against Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia

Before withdrawing from the case, the central bank had appealed up to the level of Supreme Court. The appeal followed BoU’s losses with costs, at both the Commercial Court and Court of Appeal.

The Good Old Man on the plane: The possibilities hidden in the hand of time.

It hurt to be poor. It hurt to be visited by someone riding a bicycle. It hurt to be laughed at by other children. It hurt that he would have to ride such a long distance just to see me.

FKF, coach Jacob ‘Ghost’ Mulee part ways

FKF said the search for Mulee's replacement was already underway.