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ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CHALLENGE INSTITUTIONS ON HUMANITY

Rotary International president John F. Germ has hailed the contribution of Centenary Bank and Rotary towards the fight against cancer in Uganda.

John F. Germ made the remark during the commissioning of the Rotary Centenary Bank Cancer Centre at Nsambya Hospital in Kampala.

According to John F. Germ sponsors of Rotary such Centenary Bank have done tremendously towards serving the community.

He adds that as Rotary celebrate service to humanity with this dedication of equipment to serve children, women and men.

St Francis Hospital Board Chair Prof. Charles L.M. Olweny, commends Rotary and its partners like Centenary Bank who chose to build one of their projects at the hospital.

Prof. Charles L.M. Olweny adds that there are plans to have Nsambya one of the best regional cancer centres specializing in the three most common cancers; breast, cervical and prostate cancer.

Centenary Bank’s managing director Fabian Kasi, says the role by Rotarians and its friends for marking 60 years of service is great in transforming humanity.

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STREET CHILDREN GRADUATES IN SKILLS

World vision has called upon youth not to discriminate the available opportunities in skilling Uganda if they are to get off the unemployment hook.

Barbra Mirembe Namugambe the Program manager

CHICKEN ODOUR KILLS OFF MOSQUITOES-STUDY

Research carried out in Addis Ababa by Ethiopian and Swedish scientist on mosquitoes using chicken odour emitted by chicken repels mosquitoes. Researchers findings are that keeping chicken by your bed-side could help ward off anopheles mosquitoes, which transmit malaria.

GOVERNMENT INJECTS SHS. 20B IN COFFEE FARMING

Kampala – l;Government has invested a total amount of Shs 20bn shillings into Coffee development in the Country. The money meant is for rural farmers to boost local production, and hit an average requirement for the Country by the year 2020.

IRC CALLS FOR PEACEFUL ELECTIONS

Kampala - The Inter Religious Council of Uganda has called for peace and calmness ahead of the Thursday Feb 18th polls.

The Clergies argue all Ugandans to practice peace, soberness and vote

RWENZURURU PREMIER ARRESTED

>p>Police in Kasese has arrested the Prime Minister of Rwenzururu Kingdom John Tembo Kaitsumbire. Prime Minister Kaitsumbire was picked from Kasese town their morning according to Police Spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi.

DPC CPS BAGUMA FINALLY CHARGED

Former Kampala Central Police Station, CPS DPC Aaron Baguma has been charged and remanded to Kigo government prison on charges relating to Murder of a business woman last year.

Baguma stealfully in company of his lawyer Abraham Mpumwire turned himself in

INDIA PM MODI DONATES CANCER DETECTION MACHINE

The Uganda Cancer Institute has received a Mobile Mammography Machine unit from the Santa Foundation of India, to enhance early Cancer detection amongst women.

The machine which is valued at around Shs700m was donated by

UGANDA’S DEBT REACHES 9.6BN US DOLLARS

Kampala – The Country’s Domestic debt has been projected to slow down Uganda’s economy yielding from high rate of government borrowing. Uganda’s debt burden stands at 9.6billion us dollars, which is a detrimental factor to the developmental process due to the mismanagement of loans.

The recent development by government to bail-out ailing companies

UBTEB DEMANDS FOR TECHNICAL COURSES IN OIL AND DIARY

The Uganda business and technical examinations Board, UBTEB has asked the National curriculum development centre, NCDC to develop and access technical courses which are demand driven given the global dynamics.

The UBTEB Ex secretary Onesmus Oyesige revealed this