SAD STORY: Muhammad Kirumira gunned down

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The former District Police Commander for Buyende was gunned down by assassins who were ridding on motor bikes on Saturday evening as he drove near his home. A female occupant of the vehicle was also shot dead. Police said they would withhold releasing her identity “in the meantime”. The two were pronounced dead upon arrival at Rubaga Hospital in Kampala. Kirumira’s murder sent waves of shock in Bulenga and beyond, and several people camped at his home to hold a night vigil. Kirumira was in April this year convicted of…

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EU: We dont fund civil societies to run illegal activities

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KAMPALA- The European Union delegation in Uganda have refuted allegations by government that they are funding illegal activities by some civil society organisations (CSOs) in the country. The EU acting head of cooperation, Mr Thomas Tiedemann, said it is unfair for government to criticise the grants they extend to CSOs yet government also benefits from their funding. Mr Tiedemann told a regional conference in Kampala on advancing civic space and democratic accountability in shrinking environments in East Africa on Thursday. The government has on several occasions accused CSOs of using…

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A one on one with Dr. Krishna Sharma VC. Victoria University on reducing unemployment in Uganda

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Victoria University is one of the top and fastest growing Universities in Uganda and standing out as a centre of academic excellence in the region. Started operation in 2010, the university offers fresh and intellectually stimulating environment that nurtures critical thinkers. Daily Inspector managed to have a one on one with the Vice Chancellor and below is how the interview went. Qn. Briefly tell us about Victoria University Dr Sharma: The University actually started in 2010 and got its license in December the same year and that time it was…

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Victoria University holds 3rd graduation ceremony

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Over 50 students graduated with degrees and diplomas from different disciplines at Victoria University. While awarding the honours to the students, Emmanuel Katongole the executive chairman of Cipla Uganda, urged the graduands to apply the skills acquired from class to become influential entrepreneurs in the world saying this will reduce on the rate of unemployment. By 8: 00 am, the graduands from different disciplines had made their way to Kabira Country Club to receive their honours waiting anxiously At 9:00, a procession led by the Chairman of the University Rajiv…

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Victoria University, One World Health, Byon8 Sign MoU to Implement Health Diagnostic Tool in Uganda

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Kampala -Uganda: Victoria University one of the fastest rising universities in Uganda have signed a memorandum of understanding with Swedish top med-tech company to help in implementing and evaluating efficiency of artificial intelligence diagnostic support platform. The memorandum of understanding was signed between Victoria University and One World Health and Byon8 at Victoria Tower in Kampala. Byon8 is a Swedish Med-tech company developing intelligence technology for health care sector in Sweden and worldwide. The company seeks to develop the next generation of health care using technologies such as artificial intelligence…

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