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by BA - 11 months ago

In Memoriam: Stephan Mickle, 1944-2021

Stephan Mickle, a pioneering judge who taught law at the University of Florida for 38 years, died on January 26. He was 76 years old and had suffered from cancer. A native of Daytona Beach, Florida, Mickle was one of seven African American students who racially integrated the University of Florida i...

by BA - 11 months ago

COVID Fact Check: Does wearing two masks provide more protection?

Does wearing two masks provide more protection? It depends, but it’s possible that doubling up could help in some situations. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends wearing a cloth mask made with two or more layers, and ensuring it covers your nose and mouth. The agency says...

by BA - 11 months ago

Senate OKs fast-track of COVID aid, Harris casts tie-breaker

The Senate early Friday approved a measure that would let Democrats muscle President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan through the chamber without Republican support. Vice President Kamala Harris was in the chair to cast the tie-breaking vote, her first. Democrats in the chamber appl...

by BA - 11 months ago

A Black woman will be the world’s top trade official for the first time

The path has been cleared for Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to become the first woman and the first African to lead the World Trade Organization after South Korea’s candidate pulled out of the race for the job.Yoo Myung-hee, the South Korean trade minister, announced her decision to withdraw in a te...

by BA - 11 months ago

Ykee Benda to resign as UMA President

UMA President Ykee Benda By BigEyeUg Team Singer Ykee Benda’s time in office as the Uganda Musicians Association (UMA) President is narrowing as he has revealed plans of stepping down soon. Real name Wyclife Tugume, he made his intentions to resign known via social media on Thursday...

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Eezzy teams up with South Sudanese singer, Warchild Beezy for new project

By Our Reporter Tumbiza Sound hitmaker, Eezzy has teamed up with South Sudanese singer Warchild Beezy for a new project. The two singers have collaborated on a love ballad dubbed “Your love.” The song was recorded at Warchild’s studio, Big Boyz Records which he opened up in 2019. The audio of...

by BA - 11 months ago

UWP Lauds PM, Cabinet For Keeping Saint Lucia Safe

Press Release:–  The United Workers Party wishes to commend Prime Minister Allen Chastanet and his cabinet of ministers for the stellar work they have done in working to keep St. Lucians safe during this global pandemic. Yesterday’s address to the nation demonstrated the forward thinking of Pr...

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Uganda Breweries donates hand washing units to local communities

By Our Reporter Uganda Breweries Limited has donated over 200 hand washing units to the communities of Luzira and Port Bell and over 800 face masks to Local Council leaders to promote public hygiene in the fight against COVID-19. The donation was handed over by Juliana Kagwa the UBL corporate Relat...

by BA - 11 months ago

Ugandan private sector sees decline in business during January

By Our Reporter Business conditions deteriorated for the Ugandan private sector during January due to a reduction in new orders which caused a fall in employment as the country went through the General Elections period. For the first time during the past seven months, the headline Stanbic Purchasin...

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#SuperBowl: Quality of the fan experience remains high

TAMPA, Fla. — One thing that the NFL is not taking lightly during Super Bowl LV is the overall fan experience. The fan experience this year looks different than last year’s Super Bowl in Miami because of the pandemic. “It’s a unique year that we’re all working through with al...