Lack of Structures, Piracy, Killing Uganda’s Film Industry

[Independent (Kampala)] Evelyn Cindy Magara is the CEO of Nyati Motion Pictures, a film producing company in Uganda. She spoke to the Independent’s Agnes E Nantaba about the future outlook of the country’s film industry.

[Independent (Kampala)] Evelyn Cindy Magara is the CEO of Nyati Motion Pictures, a film producing company in Uganda. She spoke to the Independent's Agnes E Nantaba about the future outlook of the country's film industry.

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Bird Flu in Uganda Highlights Gaps in Africa’s Plans to Manage Pandemics

[The Conversation Africa] The strain of avian influenza detected in wild and domestic birds in Uganda recently is the same virus that has spread through Asia and Europe over the past four months. Revealed as the H5N8 avian influenza strain, it is thoug…

[The Conversation Africa] The strain of avian influenza detected in wild and domestic birds in Uganda recently is the same virus that has spread through Asia and Europe over the past four months. Revealed as the H5N8 avian influenza strain, it is thought to have spread across continents via wild migratory birds.

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We Need Strong Accountability Mechanisms for Quality Education

[Monitor] By Our education system has placed PLE, a summative form of assessment, at very high stake. Year in year out, all stakeholders look forward to the release of the PLE results. PLE is the sieve that decides on who goes to the next level of basi…

[Monitor] By Our education system has placed PLE, a summative form of assessment, at very high stake. Year in year out, all stakeholders look forward to the release of the PLE results. PLE is the sieve that decides on who goes to the next level of basic education and which school they go to.

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70 Bikes Stolen, 35 Boda-Boda Killed in ‘Risky’ Transport Business

[Monitor] Ibanda -Operating a boda-boda business in Ibanda District has become very risky as theft and mortality rate of the cyclists soar according to police records.

[Monitor] Ibanda -Operating a boda-boda business in Ibanda District has become very risky as theft and mortality rate of the cyclists soar according to police records.

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CAO Halts Transfer of 250 Teachers

[Monitor] Luweero -The Luweero District Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Mr Christopher Oketayot, has reversed a recent decision by the District Education Officer (DEO) to transfer teachers.

[Monitor] Luweero -The Luweero District Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Mr Christopher Oketayot, has reversed a recent decision by the District Education Officer (DEO) to transfer teachers.

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Why Ugandan Public Servants Want to Be Forever Young

[Monitor] Now in Uganda the in-thing is of some public servants trying to revise their age downwards to delay retirement. For some, the thought of soon hitting the mandatory age of 60 years has become a real nightmare.

[Monitor] Now in Uganda the in-thing is of some public servants trying to revise their age downwards to delay retirement. For some, the thought of soon hitting the mandatory age of 60 years has become a real nightmare.

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