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Final Year Medical Students to Resume Schooling this year as President Approves Institutions

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Due to the foreseen significant absence of health personnel in health facilities as a result of the closure of educational facilities, the president has decided to put pen to paper to okay the resumption of studies.

President Museveni has finally approved the reopening of institutions but for only the final year, students undertaking health-related training.

This development is seen in a letter published by the Executive Director of the National Council for Higher Education Prof Mary Okwakol to all Vice-Chancellors and Principals of institutions offering health-related training.

Okwakol notes that this decision was informed by a huge gap in the health sector that needed the presence of medical students in hospitals.

“I am pleased to inform you that H.E the President has approved the reopening of institutions with final year students undertaking health-related training. This is to enable the students to complete their studies so as to fill the human resource gap the health sector would likely face,” said Prof Okwakol.

These include those pursuing a Bachelors level in Medicine and Surgery, Nursing and Midwifery, Dental Surgery, Pharmacy, Allied Medical Professionals, finalist postgraduate students on health-related programs, postgraduate students (doctors, nurses, and midwives) who are qualified and are already health practitioners and finalists undertaking training at diploma level in different fields.

She also explained that Interns will also be allowed to complete their programs as scheduled so that they can be allowed to practice.



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EXPOSED! Ugandan gospel singer Julie Mutesasira weds fellow woman

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Former local gospel singer Julie Mutesasira has caused a stir online after photos of her kissing a fellow woman during their wedding went viral on social media.

The photos emerged after his ex-lover Pastor Steven Mutesasira officially tied the knot with his new lover identified as Judith over the weekend.

In the past, it was rumored that Julie divorced with her husband and fled to Canada but the rumors where yet to be confirmed until the photos of her marrying a fellow woman made their way on social media.





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Police Bosses Convene at Bulange ,Mengo Over Weekend Security Raid on Mbogo Clan Thanksgiving Function

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Top Police authorities are slated to meet the Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga this morning to tackle the security raid on a thanksgiving function organized by the Mbogo clan head, and religious leaders at Mugulu in Mityana town over last weekend.

Mobogo Clan head, Kayiira Gajuule had invited Bishop Emeritus John Baptist Kaggwa the retired Bishop of Masaka Diocese to grace the thanksgiving ceremony when anti-riot police stormed the area and sprayed teargas to disperse everyone.

This incident has since drawn widespread criticism from both Buganda kingdom loyalists who have since marched to Bulange Mengo demanding an apology from the Police besides the public condemning police actions

Just yesterday afternoon,. Police were forced to use teargas and live bullets to disperse a group of Buganda loyalists at Mityana municipality protesting the incident and demanding that District Police Commander, Alex Mwine Mukono unconditionally releases all the motorcycles he confiscated during the raid.

This compelled the police boss IGP Martin Okoth Ochola to apologize to the bishop and the Catholic Church.

The police political commissar led by a team of senior officers announced that they would be visiting Bishop Kaggwa at his home to announce their apology to his family and the church on behalf of IGP Ochola .

On Monday, the police spokesperson Fred Enanga apologized to the Catholic Church defending the police action on preventing the spread of COVID19.

He said the firing of teargas was caused by a group of uninvited politicians including Francis Zaake among others who had attracted youth.

Now according to the Buganda kingdom spokesperson Noah Kiyimba, a meeting between the Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga and the top police leadership is scheduled for 11:00 am at Bulange Mengo.



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Martha Kay shows off flexibility while exercising (VIDEO)

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Local Comedienne Martha Kay Kagimba a.k.a The Range Rover Girl showed off her flexibility and fitness in a video where she was recorded doing a full split.

For a couple of years, Martha Kay has often revealed how she is insecure about different parts of her body including her legs and her skin complexion.

Slowly, she has come to terms with her insecurities and she is proud of her complexion. There is one more thing she is working on now and she seems to be on the right track – FITNESS!





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