Avoid chronic weaknesses at work

A story is told of a teacher who often turned in students’ results late.    When he was asked for the reason behind this habit, the man simply said that his charisma could only sustain marking one student’s script per day! This might sound strange but it is possible for people to only do work piecemeal daily, even though our innate strength can enable us to go the extra mile and accomplish much. One way to tackle the possibility of not putting in only the minimum effort into our work…

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The Insight: Always be your brother’s keeper

BY JOHN VIANNEY AHUMUZA Uganda has gone through troubling moments with a rage of systematic shootings towards some citizens. These events have continued to cause panic and fear in the public. In a Christian perspective, Christ gives us a channel through which we can avert acts of terror. This is enshrined in the two greatest commandments Love God with all your heart, soul and spirit; and love our neighbour as you do  love yourself. This concept focuses on  the aspect of forgiveness which is key in the human fraternity. It…

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The Insight: How to combat exam malpractice

BY JOHN VIANNEY AHUMUZA In the last issue, I wrote about the vice of exam malpractice and how it is orchestrated by students. I am grateful for the messages I have received so far, thanking me for the courage to educate the public about this. Today let me discuss the circumstances, on the part of the lecturers, that would cause the students to attempt to cheat in their exams. Inadequate coverage of the content. Course units must always be guided by course outlines. This in principle is the road map…

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