Lukwago, Kisaka Agree on Establishing office for Older Persons at KCCA

By E K Benj Updated at 2134 EAT on Saturday 09th October 2021 KAMPALA- The Lord Mayor of Kampala His Worship Elias Lukwago and the Executive Director of Kampala Capital City Authority- KCCA Ms Dorothy Kisaka have agreed to establish an office KCCA where older persons in Kampala will have representatives. This was disclosed during…

Why China-Taiwan military tensions ‘worst in 40 years’ Tensions with China are at their worst in 40 years, Taiwan’s defence minister has said, warning of the risk of an accidental strike between the two. Chiu Kuo-cheng’s comments came after China sent a “record number” of military jets into Taiwan’s air defence zone for four consecutive days….

Plight of Ugandan Techers while marking International Teachers Day

By HICGI News Agency 05th Oct 2021 Today, Uganda is joining the rest of the world to mark International Teachers Day 2021. Private school teachers are surviving on handouts from sympathetic parents as school proprietors are unable to pay them because of the lockdown. Private schools are majorly dependent on tuition paid by learners to…

Panic as Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp down in global outage

Outage is affecting tens of thousands of users across social media platforms, according to an outage tracking website. Updated at 2144 EAT on 4 Oct 2021 Facebook Inc has said it is working to restore access to its social media platforms, including photo-sharing platform Instagram and messaging app WhatsApp, after an apparent global outage.null The…

Canadian Immigration Department – IRCC asks travellers to resubmit visitor visa application if sent before September 7

If you sent a visitor visa application before September 7, you may have to apply again. Shelby Thevenot -Published on Oct 04, 2021 at 04:28pm EDT Certain travellers who submitted their visitor visaapplication before September 7 are being asked to reapply. Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada(IRCC) recently updated instructions on its webpage. The department is asking people…