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UK arrivals to take Mandatory COVID-19 tests

UK arrivals to take Mandatory COVID-19 tests

Travelers arriving in Britain from abroad are mandated to take two coronavirus tests during quarantine, the government is expected to confirm on Tuesday. Health Secretary Matt Hancock is due to announce that people told to isolate at home will be required to get a test two and eight days into a mandatory 10-day quarantine period. […]

UK Approves Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

UK Approves Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in the United Kingdom has granted a temporary authorization for emergency use for their COVID-19  vaccine (BNT162b2) against COVID-19. The UK will start distribution of the vaccine manufactured jointly by German company BioNtech and Pfizer from the US, next week. Each doze will cost £20. This constitutes the first […]

UK Investors struggle to get Shares in Uganda oil sector

UK Investors struggle to get Shares in Uganda oil sector

Investors from the United Kingdom have paid a second visit to Uganda to pave way on how they can improve their chances at acquiring some shares from the Uganda oil and gas sector The businessmen from 11 UK companies, that deal in petrochemical, pipeline, power and renewable industries, met up with senior Ugandan delegates on […]

Parliament honors paralympic champion David Emong

Parliament honors paralympic champion David Emong

Parliament last week recognized and honored, David Emong, the Paralympic gold medalist at the recent 2017 World Para athletics championships in London, United Kingdom. Kyoga County MP, Anthony Okello, had earlier moved a motion to honour Emong for winning the 1500 metre race last. Okello commended National Council for Sports, the coach of Uganda Prisons […]

Foreign students will be forced to leave the UK-New British PM

Foreign students will be forced to leave the UK-New British PM

Just days after assuming office, the new administration of British Prime Minister Theresa May has made plans to bare foreign students from working in Britain under a fresh crackdown on immigration. Among other proposals to be tabled later this week, May also wants the stay of the foreign students to be cut to two years. […]

Former Ugandan Foreign Minister Olara Otunnu to lead Commonwealth Observer Group for Sierra Leone Elections

The Commonwealth will observe Sierra Leone’s National and Local Government Elections on 17 November 2012.   Former Ugandan Foreign Minister Olara Otunnu will lead the Commonwealth Observer Group, which will be made up of nine observers, supported by five Commonwealth Secretariat staff.   Mr Otunnu, a former United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Special Representative for Children […]

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