Experts propose shift system to avert congestion in institutions

Education experts have asked the government to consider the shift system of learning amid overcrowding anticipated in secondary schools next year. With about 2.4 million both from Competency-based Curriculum (CBC) and 8-4-4 systems expected to join secondary school, educationists are proposing the first group of pupils attend school from early…

Kourtney Kardashian designs bridal dress with luxury Italian house

Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian got married to Blink-182 musician Travis Barker in Portofino, Italy last weekend, donning an unconventional nuptial dress designed by the bride herself with Dolce & Gabbana. The lavish Italian wedding came after the couple got 'legally' got married at a Santa Barbara, California courthouse. They…

Collective investment schemes grow to 32,988 members

Collective Investment Schemes have grown to above Shs1 trillion for the period ended March. The growth represents a percentage expansion of 17.4 percent from Shs977.6b as of December 2021. Collective Investment Schemes pool together savings of different individuals and entities, after which the money is invested with the purpose of…

DOH issues tips on dealing with new variant, ‘long Covid’

PRACTICING minimum public health standards by wearing the best fitting mask, isolating when sick, ensuring good airflow, getting vaccinated—and being vaccine boosted—are the best way to protect families and loved ones against any new Covid-19 variant or even the post Covid-19 condition, more commonly known as “long Covid,” the Department…

Moment Peter Obi met Obasanjo at Lagos Airport (Photos)

Presidential aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Peter Obi has met former President, Olusegun Obasanjo at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, The duo met late Sunday night at the airport and entered into a private discussion. The presidential aspirant tweeted: “Just now. With former President Olusegun Obasanjo…

Market in wait-and-see mode pending new cabinet names

LOCAL markets are still in a wait-and-see mode after the elections, as investors await the appointment of key Cabinet officials under the incoming administration, a local economist said. Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) chief economist Michael Ricafort said the recent movement in the local bourse and the foreign exchange market…