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Parents in Kasese hesitant to return learners to school

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The low turn up of learners in many schools in Kasese district has been attributed to the resurgence of new Covid-19 infections. Administrators argue that parents are trying to avoid paying schools fees until their convinced of their children’s safety. In some of the schools …

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Djokovic to be deported, to miss Australian Open

Melbourne, Australia | THE INDEPENDENT |  Novak Djokovic is expected to leave Australia on an Emirates flight today after Judges in Australia dismissed his appeal to overturn the cancellation of his visa, revoked because he did not adhere to COVID-19 restrictions. **** FULL DJOKOVIC STATEMENT “I would like to make a …

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Tourism sector recovery disrupted by budget cuts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Tourism has asked Parliament to exempt the tourism sector from budget cuts to enable the sector recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. During a meeting on Thursday between Parliament’s committee on Tourism, Trade, and Industry and officials from the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife …

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Insurances industry sees positive growth amidst COVID-19

Failure to operationalise the National Health Insurance Scheme and resurgence of COVID-19 may constrain demand for insurance Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda’s insurance industry is projected to register consistent growth in 2022 riding on technology innovations, government’s investment in infrastructure and increased economic activities as economy opens up. …

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