Kenya Warns 2,000 Products In Market Could Lose Their Trademark Rights

By DailyNewsUGMore than 2,000 products, including global brands such as Vaseline, Smirnoff and Total Gas, risk losing their market protection in Kenya following the expiry of their trademark licences. The Kenya Industrial Property Institute (Kipi), the custodian of trademarks in the country, said it would clear 2,162 products from its register if their owners fail to renew their respective trademark licences by next Wednesday. “Where no application for renewal of a trademark published herein is received within 30 days from the date of this publication, the trade mark shall be…

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All KENYA Students to REPEAT CLASSES as Govt CANCELS 2020 National School Exams

By OUMA WANZALA Kenya’s Education Cabinet Secretary (CS) George Magoha announced Tuesday that national examinations will not take place this year as the Covid-19 pandemic has rendered the school calendar lost. As such, CS Magoha said, Standard Eight and Form Four students who were to sit the exams this year will do so in 2021. “Stakeholders have shelved the initial proposal to reopen schools in September for Standard Eight and Form Four candidates,” he said. The minister also announced that all basic learning institutions will reopen in January next year,…

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Battles of Political COALITIONS & Party ALLIANCES Against Museveni in Past Elections

By DailyNewsUG Political Correspondent, The coming 2021 elections are a contest between President Museveni’s political Party and alliances as well as coalitions.  Uganda’s two main Opposition political actors, Dr Kizza Besigye and Mr Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine, yesterday converged in Wakiso Town and pledged to work together to challenge President Museveni and his NRM party in next year’s General Election. Although Opposition parties principally agreed on the need to form an alliance that will front one candidate to contest against Mr Museveni in the next elections, they did not…

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Mexico’s President Has His Private Jet. So Why Is He Flying Commercial To Meet Trump?

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent MEXICO CITY (DAILYNEWS UG) If you happen to be flying between Mexico City and Washington, DC, this week, you could be seatmates with a president.Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will fly commercial to the United States on Tuesday for meetings with US President Donald Trump. That means the president of the tenth-most populous country in the world will hope his flight isn’t delayed, wedge any carry-on into the overhead and pray for a consistent cabin temperature, all while dreaming of more leg room. You know, like…

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JAPAN debuts new BULLET TRAIN that can run during an EARTHQUAKE

DailyNews Ug |JAPAN TECHNOLOGY| By DailyNews Ug Correspondent(DailyNewsUG) — Japan’s latest record-breaking bullet train doesn’t only run faster and smoother — it’s also able to transport passengers to safety in the event of an earthquake. The N700S — the ‘S’ stands for ‘Supreme’ — entered into service July 1 and serves the Tokaido Shinkansen line, which links Tokyo Station and Shin-Osaka Station in Osaka. It can run up to 360 kilometers per hour, a new record set during a test run in 2019, making it one of the fastest trains in the world.…

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COVID-19 Thrusts Universities Into ONLINE Learning As VICTORIA UNIVERSITY Leads with Online Studies & Issues FREE Laptops to All NEW Students

By DailyNewsUG Education Correspondent, The COVID-19 pandemic has changed education forever. In a volatile world, “rigid” equals “brittle,” and institutions that cannot figure out how to work differently may not work at all. The COVID-19 has resulted in schools shut all across the world. Globally, over 1.2 billion Students are out of the classroom. As a result, education has changed dramatically, with the distinctive rise of e-learning, whereby teaching is undertaken remotely and on digital platforms. Higher education community in Uganda is suddenly thrust into an unforeseen experiment in online…

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Rwanda Air Set To Resume Commercial Flights In August 2020

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, Rwanda will resume commercial flights on August 1, four months since they flights were suspended on March 20 in a bid to stem the spread of COVID-19 in the country. Airport operations will adhere to the guidelines issued by the health ministry and recommendations of the International Civil Aviation Organization to ensure safety and health of passengers amid the pandemic, Ministry of Infrastructure said in an announcement on Saturday. All passengers including those in transit will be required to show proof of the negative result from a…

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Corona Virus: Drunk People CANNOT Socially Distance -UK Police Chief

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, It is “crystal clear” that drunk people are unable to socially distance, the chair of the Police Federation said as pubs reopened on Saturday. Ministers had urged caution ahead of hospitality venues reopening in England after three months of lockdown. John Apter dealt with “naked men, happy drunks, angry drunks, fights and more angry drunks” on shift in Southampton. But police thanked the majority of people for acting responsibly as they enjoyed the night out. Streets were packed in London’s Soho district, with images showing revellers outside…

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REVEALED: Diamond Platnumz Confirms Dad is a Ugandan

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, Diamond Platnumz Father Abraham is actually a Ugandan. The Jeje hit star has opened the lid that his dad, Mzee Abdul is a Ugandan, something that has left his fans and followers shocked. Diamond shared a clip of renown Triplets Ghetto Kids dancing to his latest jam and captioned it; ” UGANDA you know My Dad is from there and My two Kids are from there right…..?” However Diamond did not go into details as perhaps chose to leave at that. Diamond and his dad had spent ages…

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French Court Rejects Fresh Probe of Plane Downing That Sparked Rwanda Genocide

By FRANCE 24 with AFP A Paris appeals court rejected a request to reopen an investigation into the 1994 death of Rwanda’s president Juvenal Habyarimana, which sparked a genocide that killed 800,000 people, lawyers said Friday.ADVERTISING Families of those who died along with Habyarimana when his plane was downed will appeal the decision to France’s supreme court, their lawyers announced. The appeals court in Paris had been asked to revisit a 2018 decision to throw out the probe against nine members and former members of incumbent President Paul Kagame‘s entourage in…

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