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CALLED: Speaker Kadaga Summons Janet Museveni, Kasaija Over University Re-opening

CALLED: Speaker Kadaga Summons Janet Museveni, Kasaija Over University Re-opening

BY AWORI ESTHER LUCY KAMPALA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA| Following a meeting with Guild leaders from various universities in Uganda, where they complained of unpreparedness by the tertiary institutions, the speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has summoned the…

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Museveni, Family Off For Short Holiday In Kisozi Farm

Museveni, Family Off For Short Holiday In Kisozi Farm

BY PATRICK JARAMOGI GOMBA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA| President Yoweri Museveni has landed safely in Kisozi, Gomba district where he will be resting for a few days, State House sources have revealed. Museveni left Entebbe early today along…

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Use COVID 19 Lessons To Spur Economic Growth- Museveni

Use COVID 19 Lessons To Spur Economic Growth- Museveni

BY ROBERT KAMUKAMA ENTEBBE, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA|President Yoweri Museveni has urged Ugandans, especially manufacturers, to use the challenges that COVID-19 has imposed on the country to innovate and manufacture products locally to spur his drive for import-substitution.…

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Malawi’s Chakwera Lazarus In Tanzania For Three Day State Visit

Malawi’s Chakwera Lazarus In Tanzania For Three Day State Visit

BY SHIFTMEDIA REPORTER DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania|SHIFTMEDIA| Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera is in Tanzania for a three-day state visit. The new opposition leader arrived along with his wife and senior ministers early on Wednesday. He…

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Kenya’s Amina Mohammed Endorsed by EAC For WTO Post

Kenya’s Amina Mohammed Endorsed by EAC For WTO Post

BY OKELLO ALLAN &AGENCIES ARUSHA, Tanzania |SHIFTMEDIA|The East African Community (EAC) has officially endorsed the candidature of Kenya’s Amina Mohamed in the race to head the World Trade Organisation (WTO). This has become the latest…

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Government Eases Curfew Restrictions For Air Travellers

Government Eases Curfew Restrictions For Air Travellers

BY OKELLO ALLAN KAMPALA, |SHIFTMEDIA| The worry regarding travelers leaving and entering Uganda via Entebbe past curfew time has been eased. The government has announced that all incoming and outgoing passengers will be allowed to…

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Flies To France For Trade Deals

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Flies To France For Trade Deals

PARIS, Uganda |SHIFTMEDIA NEWS| After receiving the French president in March last year, Kenya’s leader Uhuru Kenyatta is on a visit to Paris. The President will meet his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron at the Élysée…

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MV Kalangala Set To Resume Operations With Tight COVID 19 SOPs

MV Kalangala Set To Resume Operations With Tight COVID 19 SOPs

BY LYDIA AMUYA  KALANGALA- After eight months of waiting with connections to the islands of Kalangala tired up and so expensive, there is light at the end of the tunnel after pronouncements that MV Kalangala…

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Coronavirus: International Air Transport Association (IATA) Calls For Systematic COVID-19 Testing before Departure

Coronavirus: International Air Transport Association (IATA) Calls For Systematic COVID-19 Testing before Departure

BY OUR REPORTER AMMAN, Jordan, |SHIFTMEDIA| The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for the development and deployment of rapid, accurate, affordable, easy-to-operate, scalable and systematic COVID-19 testing for all passengers before departure as an…

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Kenya Airways Finally Cleared To Land In Tanzania

Kenya Airways Finally Cleared To Land In Tanzania

BY OUR REPORTER NAIROBI, Kenya|SHIFTMEDIA|Kenyan airlines have finally been allowed to land in Tanzania, bringing an end to the airspace feud between the two countries. This is after the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) announced…