Arsenal 2-1 Liverpool: Klopp Suffers 1st League Defeat by Gunners

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said his side “have to learn” after the champions’ hopes of setting a new Premier League points record ended as they suffered only their third defeat of a stellar campaign at Arsenal. Jurgen Klopp’s side – who will receive the trophy after the game with Chelsea at Anfield next week – needed to win all of their remaining games to eclipse the tally of 100 points set by then champions Manchester City two seasons ago. And they looked on course when Sadio Mane gave Liverpool a fully deserved…

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Parliament Urges Gov’t to Construct Another Sugar Factory in Busoga

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, Legislators have called on government to expedite the construction of a sugar factory in the Busoga region to avoid a repeat of the current ban by on export of sugarcane by the Kenyan government. The call is part of the prayers in a motion on the prohibition of importation of raw sugar cane from Uganda by the government of Kenya. Luuka North County MP, Hon. John Bagoole who moved said that due to the defied bi-lateral trade agreements, farmers have suffered losses because they cannot export their…

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Coronavirus Hits Parliament: All MPs & Staff for Mandatory Testing

By DailyNewsUG Political Correspondent, The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has revealed that Parliament will begin mass screening for coronavirus for Members of Parliament and staff on Thursday, 16 July 2020. “Some time back Members of Parliament requested that the Ministry of Health organises mass screening for COVID-19.  I am glad to inform you that they have now completed screening the Cabinet and starting tomorrow, we shall be able to do screening here,” Kadaga said. Ministry of Health experts will today commence the screening for Covid-19 from all Members of…

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PAYMENT PARADIGMS: “In Africa, Our Biggest Competitor Is CASH”-Mastercard

By DailyNewsUG Business Correspondent When cash is king, payments companies have an uphill battle… but also a huge market to address, explains Mastercard’s Raghav Prasad. A veteran of the financial industry, with stints at Citibank and The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Raghav Prasad joined Mastercard in 2014. Since January 2018, he has been Division President, in charge of sub-Saharan Africa. He lays out Mastercard’s strategy on the continent, and the opportunities for financial inclusion and innovation. On 21 May, Mastercard announced its goal, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic,…

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