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Teachers’ pay

By Flavia Nassaka Why the government prefers to pay them little On May 21, 138 chairpersons of the Uganda National Teachers Union (UNATU) countrywide entered the offices of Prime Minister, Ruhakana­Rugunda in Kampala for a meeting.He had invited them to explain why, despite government’s commitment, it had failed to include …

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How bad can UTIs get?

By Flavia Nassaka Doctors give tips on handling infection By Flavia Nassaka One in two women and one in 20 men will experience a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)  at some point, with varying degrees of severity according to how far the infection spreads, says Dr. EvaristeBaruga,a urologist based at the …

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Death on wheels

By Flavia Nassaka Health experts, public health advocates worry as road accidents take a heavy toll on population From April 20, Michael Haglund, a professor of brain surgery at the US based Duke Global Health Institute, started conducting surgery for different brain and head complications at the Neurology Department of …

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Money concerns over 2016 polls

By Flavia Nassaka EC says slashing budget, but Finance says funding available On April 21, the Chairman of the Electoral Commission Badru Kiggundu together with the Commission’s Secretary Sam Rwakoojo appeared before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee to present their budget frame work paper for financial year 2015/16. They …

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Donors send PAC packing

By Flavia Nassaka MPs blame the executive for turning parliament’s toughest committee into a toothless interrogator Keith Muhakanizi, the bullish Secretary to the Treasury has a penchant for easily wriggling himself out of tight situations. But Sept.31 was different. On that day, Muhakanizi was appearing before parliament’s Public Accounts Committee …

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