Gulu University Lays off 60 Students over COVID-19 Guidelines

Gulu University Lays off 60 Students over COVID-19 Guidelines

Gulu University has turned away 60 of its students for failing to comply with the COVID19 guidelines. James Ojok Onono, the University Public Relations Officer says the 60 have not undergone management training on COVID 19 for acceptance in to the University according to the directive. “We were very clear from the time of calling […]

KIU Develops a Monitoring Tool for COVID-19 Compliance

KIU Develops a Monitoring Tool for COVID-19 Compliance

KIU Develops a Monitoring Tool for COVID-19 The KIU Western Campus COVID-19 taskforce has developed a monitoring tool to ensure that the SOPs put in place to guard against the penetration of the virus into the KIU community are adhered to. The tool, which was developed as a result of the weekly meetings convened by […]

Japanese Fashion Designer Kenzo Takada Dies at Age 81

Japanese Fashion Designer Kenzo Takada Dies at Age 81

Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada, famous for creating the world-renowned Kenzo brand, has died from complications linked to COVID-19 at the age of 81, according to his spokesman. Takada was hospitalised at the American Hospital of Paris in Neuilly-sur-Seine, a residential suburb on the western outskirts of the French capital, the spokesman told several French […]

MPs Tasks Gov’t to Pay Candidates Exam Fees

MPs Tasks Gov’t to Pay Candidates Exam Fees

Parliament has passed a resolution urging the government to meet the cost of examination registration for all candidate classes for this year. This came after a motion presented by Bugabula South MP Henry Kibalya who noted that parents are struggling with effects of the lockdown and need to be supported to facilitate the registration of […]

Dutch students develop green coffin made of mushrooms

Dutch students develop green coffin made of mushrooms

Earlier this month saw the first funeral in the Netherlands in which the deceased was buried in a new sort of coffin constructed of mycelium, the fibres that make up the root network of fungi like mushrooms. “Mycelium is nature’s largest recycler,” inventor and industrial designer Bob Hendrickx said. “It is a living organism that […]

Uganda Health Ministry Announces the use of Plasma to Treat COVID-19

Uganda Health Ministry Announces the use of Plasma to Treat COVID-19

Hon. Dr Jane Ruth Aceng Minister of Health,16th September 2020 announced the use of plasma in COVID-19 treatment in Uganda, a project funded by the government at Makerere University. The clinical trials are set to start on Thursday, 17th September 2020, at Mulago National Referral Hospital. Hon. Aceng noted that much as there is no […]

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