In October 2016, Mitch Shalom’s life took a totally unexpected twist when she was involved in a road accident that claimed the lives of two people. She survived narrowly, and was left for dead in the trench she landed in when a saloon car knocked the bodaboda she was on. She sustained five cracks on her skull, one stretching up to the ear! Together with her family and friends, they narrated her miraculous recovery to Francis Emukule. The shocker “On Tuesday at 3:15 pm I received a call informing me…Read More
BY DOUGLAS OLUM Allan Galpin Health Centre is procuring another ambulance. This was revealed by the Uganda Christian University (UCU) Director of Health Services Dr Geoffrey Rwabaingi-Mulindwa while he was making a health awareness presentation at Nkoyoyo Hall on Tuesday, June 12. Dr Mulindwa said the current ambulance has been challenging to access in many cases, yet it is critical in health service delivery. “The way you transport a person who is unwell may deteriorate their health condition. You do not need to carry a person who is having difficulty…Read More
JAMES RONNIE AWANY Anyone who is already in employment will observe that workplaces are full of different dynamic characters, each contributing to progress in their own way. These colleagues display characteristics that are unnervingly similar to someone we have encountered somewhere else in our lives before. The workaholic The workaholic is always the earliest to arrive and latest to leave office. He/she considers the office as their permanent residence. They are usually highly productive People who spend time glued to their to their seats and proficiently attend to all…Read More
FRANCIS EMUKULE The Anti-pornography Act, 2014 describes pornography as, “Any representation through publication, exhibition or cinematography, of a person engaged in real or stimulated explicit sexual activities, or any representation of the sexual parts of a person for primarily sexual excitement.” Shortly after the law was passed on February 6, 2014 the Minister for Ethics and Integrity, Fr Lokodo, led a crusade around Kampala cracking down on people deemed to have breached any section of the anti-pornography law. Together with the police, Lokodo went…Read More
Benson Okot a student at Uganda Christian University emerged first in the recently completed 28th National Track and Field Trials held on 7 May at Namboole stadium. Following his drop in trials from the team that represented Uganda in the 2017 Commonwealth games, Okot has returned with much valour. He has finished first in 21.0 seconds which is a qualifying time for the Africa Senior Championships. He was followed by Kenya’s Kamanga Tazana who completed the race in 21.3 seconds. Among other in the race was UCU’s Tarsis Orogo who…Read More
I walked into the gloomy theatre and was told to sign a form of consent for the medical surgery. For first timers, this is critical because the surgeons have to ascertain if one is medically fit to go through the procedure. Your blood has to be checked for HIV among other requirements.Read More
It is also common that More women are infected with HSV-2 than men; in 2012 WHO report, it was estimated that 267 million women and 150 million men were living with the infection.
This is because sexual transmission of HSV is more efficient from men to women than from women to men.Read More
The She Cranes captain and Loughborough Lightning goal shooter, Peace Proscovia, has been named the first ambassador of the 2019 Netball World Cup.
Last season’s English Vitality League MVP,Read More
Research indicated that millennials, those born after 1984 are tough to manage and lack focus.
Some of the stated reasons for this are that they were raised up being told that they are special and can get anything they want in life.
Social media platforms like Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram have enabled this generation to put filters on real life, and pretend that all of life is amazing, even when they are depressed.Read More
A few weeks into the Easter Semester, students of Uganda Christian University (UCU) are concerned about the Re-marking Policy.
The policy was revised to include an increment of Shs100,000 in the re-marking fee that was initially free of charge.
A number of notices pinned up around the university on Wednesday January 24, indicated that every student who desired their examination papers to be remarked had to part with Shs100,000 per paper. The students were also informed that applications for re-marking would only be accepted in the first two weeks of every semester after the release of results.