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You cannot forge scientists

Students cannot pass without being taught, experts tell the government as 2018 UCE results show high failure rates Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA AND JULIUS BUSINGE | While releasing the results of the 2018 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) examinations on Jan.31, the Chairperson of the Uganda National Examinations Board …

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Nawangwe’s Makerere mess

Does Makerere university need a CEO instead of a vice chancellor? Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA  | Since he was named vice chancellor of Makerere University Kampala, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has cast himself as a no-nonsense, no compromise manager. His style has earned him several nicknames. The latest is `Ostrich’ …

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Could 2018 be Uganda’s healthiest year?

A look at incidence of hemorrhagic fevers, typhoid, HIV/AIDS, malaria Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | As 2018 ended, the Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, was on Dec.05 in Goma city in the neighboring DR Congo on invitation from her counterpart; Minister Sem Llunga. Llunga must have noticed that …

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Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema

What can Museveni’s new anti-corruption tsar do where others have failed? Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | President Yoweri Museveni has unveiled Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema to the public as the newest anti-corruption tsar in State House. Nakalema, a trusted Museveni aide, was named to the task soon after she returned …

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The Septrin controversy

Why those fighting to have the medication might be misguided Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | November 27 marked a twist in months’ long ping- pong between government and people living with HIV over government’s failure to provide the antibiotic drug Cotrimoxazole – septrin as part of the package of treatment …

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