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Friday, January 24th, 2020

 

CHINESE DOCTOR BATTLING CORONAVIRUS ON ‘FRONT LINE’ OF OUTBREAK EPICENTER IN HUBEI DIES AS DEATH TOLL REACHES 41

Chinese doctor battling coronavirus on ‘front line’ of outbreak epicenter in Hubei dies as death toll reaches 4125 Jan, 2020 02:33 / Updated 1 minute ago By RT News A 62-year-old doctor helping to beat back a fast moving coronavirus in China, Liang Wudong, has died of the illness while working in its epicenter in the city of Wuhan, Chinese state media has reported. The fatality comes as Beijing scrambles to contain the deadly outbreak – which has so far taken some 41 lives in China and infected over 1,300Read More


Wikipedia’s Article of the Day January 25, 2020: Æthelbald, King of Wessex

Æthelbald, King of Wessex (died 860) was the second of five sons of King Æthelwulf of Wessex. Æthelbald’s elder brother Æthelstan defeated the Vikings in 850 in the first recorded sea battle in English history, and probably died in the early 850s. The next year Æthelwulf and Æthelbald inflicted another defeat on the Vikings at the Battle of Aclea. In 855 Æthelwulf went on pilgrimage to Rome and appointed Æthelbald king of Wessex, while Æthelberht, the next oldest son, became king of Kent, which had been conquered by Wessex thirtyRead More


USA open competition for a grant – Promoting a Credible Electoral Cycle in Uganda – $1M award

MARTHA LEAH NANGALAMA – It is possible that the submissions must be in impeccable English and you would not write a good submission for a USD $1,000, 000 grant if you could not read and follow the instructions. All relevant information is given below as it was sent to me via email.  https://www.state.gov/notice-of-funding-opportunity-nofo-drl-promoting-a-credible-electoral-cycle-in-uganda/ Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): DRL Promoting a Credible Electoral Cycle in Uganda By US DEPT OF STATE FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT BUREAU OF DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND LABOR JANUARY 24, 2020 United States Department of StateBureau ofRead More


USA open competition for a grant – Promoting a Credible Electoral Cycle in Uganda – $1M award

MARTHA LEAH NANGALAMA – It is possible that the submissions must be in impeccable English and you would not write a good submission for a USD $1,000, 000 grant if you could not read and follow the instructions. All relevant information is given below as it was sent to me via email.  https://www.state.gov/notice-of-funding-opportunity-nofo-drl-promoting-a-credible-electoral-cycle-in-uganda/ Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): DRL Promoting a Credible Electoral Cycle in Uganda By US DEPT OF STATE FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT BUREAU OF DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND LABOR JANUARY 24, 2020 United States Department of StateBureau ofRead More


USA open competition for a grant – Promoting a Credible Electoral Cycle in Uganda – $1M award

MARTHA LEAH NANGALAMA – It is possible that the submissions must be in impeccable English and you would not write a good submission for a USD $1,000, 000 grant if you could not read and follow the instructions. All relevant information is given below as it was sent to me via email.  https://www.state.gov/notice-of-funding-opportunity-nofo-drl-promoting-a-credible-electoral-cycle-in-uganda/ Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): DRL Promoting a Credible Electoral Cycle in Uganda By US DEPT OF STATE FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT BUREAU OF DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND LABOR JANUARY 24, 2020 United States Department of StateBureau ofRead More


UGANDA: Youth, stop volunteering, get a job!!

It has come to my attention that many Uganda companies and NGOs are exploiting our youths. It is okay to volunteer for 3 months after you get your degree and you should do this while job hunting. Today, a young man told me he has been volunteering for a year. He pays his transportation daily for 5 days of full time work. He asked me if he should resign or auit. I offered to write his resignation letter to quit promptly. On Wednesday, a youth told me he has beenRead More


UGANDA: Youth, stop volunteering, get a job!!

It has come to my attention that many Uganda companies and NGOs are exploiting our youths. It is okay to volunteer for 3 months after you get your degree and you should do this while job hunting. Today, a young man told me he has been volunteering for a year. He pays his transportation daily for 5 days of full time work. He asked me if he should resign or auit. I offered to write his resignation letter to quit promptly. On Wednesday, a youth told me he has beenRead More


ENERGY: Oil report for January 24, 2020

Oil Bears Are Back As Demand Fears Go Viral By OILPRICE.COM WTI fell below $55 per barrel in early trading on Friday, and Brent was testing the $60-per-barrel threshold. Pessimism is back, and there is a danger of prices sliding further. Saudi Arabia says “all options are open” at March meeting. Saudi energy minister said that all options are on the table for the March meeting, hinting at further production cuts to head off another market meltdown. EIA: Drilling slowing. The latest EIA Drilling Productivity Report estimates oil production growth of just 22,000 bpdRead More


ENERGY: Oil report for January 24, 2020

Oil Bears Are Back As Demand Fears Go Viral By OILPRICE.COM WTI fell below $55 per barrel in early trading on Friday, and Brent was testing the $60-per-barrel threshold. Pessimism is back, and there is a danger of prices sliding further. Saudi Arabia says “all options are open” at March meeting. Saudi energy minister said that all options are on the table for the March meeting, hinting at further production cuts to head off another market meltdown. EIA: Drilling slowing. The latest EIA Drilling Productivity Report estimates oil production growth of just 22,000 bpdRead More


COUNTING THE COST OF BEING ‘LIBERATED’ BY FOREIGNERS

IMAGES may be subject to copyright CHANGE OF GUARDS – Uganda got its independence on October 9, 1962 from Britain after 68 years of colonial rule. However, around late 1978, Uganda was invaded by the Tanzanian army and a few Ugandan armed exiles. The invasion was in retaliation of Iddi Amin’s invasion and annexation of Tanzania’s Kagera region. After ejecting the Uganda army from its territory, the Tanzanian army opted to push on for the total overthrow of the Iddi Amin government. As it became more clearer that the IddiRead More