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The resolution by Parliament also halted dissemination of training materials and the senior woman teacher until a new suitable policy is put in place by the Education ministry.
The 2012 co-hosts won a vote to stage the 2017 edition ahead of Algeria and Ghana. It will be the second time as hosts for the having previously shared duties with Equatorial Guinea. Original hosts Libya withdrew last year from staging the tournament.
Uganda Cranes open their quest for Afcon glory against former champions Ghana in Port Gentil on Tuesday. Other Group D games against Egypt and Mali are also lined up.
Mellow Wines Kyannamukaaka is a group of about 100 young farmers and fruit traders in Kindu Catholic Parish, Masaka Diocese, who have undertaken to produce wine from pineapples to enhance their income
Statistics show that a consumption rate of one kilogramme of banana per person per day, which is incidentally the highest consumption rate of banana in the world
It lies with the semi-arid part of Uganda where the importance of banana is not well appreciated. So it is not a traditionally banana growing place
After losing all his rabbits from which he raised money that saw him through school, Ronald Katamba was inspired to seek not only a method to curb livestock theft
For the last 50 years, Kaiso was the only variety grown in Butaleja District, and according to agricultural experts, it is now outdated and has poor yields
Cassava is an important staple food for many people in Uganda especially in the north and eastern parts of the country
Uganda is an agricultural country and time and again our leaders encourage the youth to take up farming as a form of employment
Therefore, many innovators are coming up with technologies to help farmers adopt to such changes
Kyamate Integrated School in Ntungamo District where President Museveni and his wife Janet Museveni studied, had 10 of its 34 candidates passing in Division One, representing a pass rate in Division One of 29 per cent
Mr Odongo cited the districts of Kyankwanzi, Gomba, Kotido, Mityana, Buvuma, Mubende , Sembabule, Mayuge, Bukomansimbi and Butambala as having the highest number of pupils who did not sit the exams.
The police officers are part of a group of security personnel guarding the solar plant made up of 32,680 photovoltaic panels that can generate about 10 megawatts of power
When other children left school after writing their last paper in the 2016 Primary Leaving Examinations in November last year, Fahad Kaweesa, was detained because he still owed the school Shs220,000 in fees.
The suspects who include Dan Oola Odiya, the Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) national deputy mobiliser are detained Nalufenya Police Station in Jinja and Special Investigations Unit (SIU) in Kireka according to their lawyer Nicholas Opiyo
The other positive during the release is that the results showed that 541,089 candidates, representing 87 per cent of the total candidates who sat the examinations, passed between Divisions One to Four
The reallocation of public spaces or green belts has been ‘exported’ from Kampala to up-country towns. When young Dorcus ran like her life depended on it, she was awarded with ‘a bit’ of the Arua Golf club land
After a deep reflection on the animal farm story, I am derived to say that Uganda is in a comparable situation of a once united farm built on the seven commandments of animalism
Mr Mike Mukula was a relaxed man and seemed to be relishing a moment of fulfilment