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PLE: 11% pass in Division One

✳ 749,761 candidates ✳ 47.2%  boys ✳ 52.8%) girls ✳ 81,864 pass in DIV 1 ✳ 2,220 candidates results held Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni has today released Primary Leaving Examinations 2020, with 81,864 candidates passing in Division One compared …

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Ramathan Ggoobi new PS for Finance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has appointed new Permanent Secretaries (PSs), with Makerere economics don Ramathan Ggoobi replacing Keith Muhakanizi at Ministry of Finance. Muhakanizi has been moved to Office of the Prime Minister. Geraldine Ssali is the new PS Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, …

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Covid-19 devastates the Batwa

Marginalisation of the minority tribe keeps relief away Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Sylvia Kokunda, a young member from the Batwa minority community in southwestern Uganda has watched with frustration the recent debate on which groups of people in Uganda deserve to get the government cash relief during the …

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Italy are EURO 2020 champs

Italy 🇮🇹 1 (3 )  🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿  England 1 (2 ) AET London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Italy are the Euro 2020 champions, after winning a penalty shoot out 3-2. Italy have their name on the Henri Delaunay Cup for the first time since 1968! They become the first side to succeed via two …

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Robinah Nabbanja

  Mobile cash and her changes in PM office Kampala, Uganda | JOSEPH WERE | Debonair. Reticent.   Uganda has recently had two very different prime ministers personality-wise; Amama Mbabazi and Ruhakana Rugunda. It is up to you to tick who of the two was debonair and who was reticent. Now …

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LIVE: Euro 2020 final, England vs Italy

✳  Italy 🇮🇹🆚🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿  England 10pm London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | After two epic semi-finals, London now hosts a decider which, for the first time in EURO history, will feature England. Since their 1966 FIFA World Cup triumph at the previous Wembley Stadium, England have lost in the semi-finals of five major …

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