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Expecting reforms from Supreme Court is like ordering lamb chops at a hardware shop

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 01:00
The ruling is neither a loss for the petitioners nor a victory for the respondents. It is a clarion call to Ugandans: we can continue the insanity of repeating the same things and expecting a different outcome, or we can rethink a new form

Museveni to meet Bamba, Bakonzo cultural leaders over Rwenzori clashes

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 13:11
President Yoweri Museveni is to meet the Bamba and Bankozo cultural leaders over the continued outbreak out of clashes in districts of Kasese and Bundibugyo in the Rwenzori region

UPDF withdraws royal guards from Rwenzururu kingdom

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 12:15
Following the violent clashes that occurred between UPDF officers and Rwenzururu traditional royal guards on Sunday afternoon, all UPDF guards attached to the kingdom have been withdrawn

Winners of 2016 US presidential primaries, by state

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 11:07
Here is a list of the US states and territories won by each of the five remaining Republican and Democratic presidential candidates in the 2016 White House nominating contests held since February 1

Rwenzori attacks: Police cite witchcraft, money

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 01:45
Police in Kasese have blamed the recent attacks on security installations and internal clashes in Rwenzori region on witchcraft and money that are believed to be fuelling the conflict

Priest loses plea to stop Shs49m costs

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 01:27
The High Court in Kabale District has dismissed an appeal in which sacked Kabale Diocese priest Boniface Turyahikayo had asked court to expunge the Shs49m awarded in a suit he lost recently

Ministry stops Chinese excavation in wetland

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 01:09
The Ministry of Lands, Water and Environment has temporarily halted excavation and water diversion activities by a Chinese company at a trans-border wetland in Luweero District for lack of an Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) report

Besigye arrested on first day of ‘freedom’

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 01:03
Barely an hour after Dr Kizza Besigye emerged from an almost two-month long enforced confinement at his home to frenzied crowds en-route to the city centre, the Opposition leader was stopped by security forces, hauled out of public view and again thrown into a police cell

Farmers keep bees to conserve Kalinzu forest

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 01:00
The way the conservatory planning is working out is the biodiversity conservation is creating opportunities for communities living near targeted high biodiversity areas through promoting and building capacity for bee keeping

Uganda’s cocoa exports hit Shs244b - report

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 01:00
While current world price is about $3,000 (Shs9.9m) per tonne, the farm-gate price for dry bean fluctuates between Shs6,000 and Shs8,500 per kilo depending on location

Making use of potato vines as silage

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 01:00
Research has already established that sweet potato is a good feed for animals and livestock and specifically pigs

Lack of reliable statistics hurting beekeeping sector - experts

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 01:00
There is scanty statistical data to show that Uganda has exported honey or any other hive products to any part of the world

‘Devote more effort to cottage industries’

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 01:00
If Ugandans can take the idea of value addition to their agricultural products through the cottage industries, they can generally improve their incomes

Comesa in drive to skill SMEs for market access, quality products

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 01:00
This is against the backdrop of low competitiveness in producing goods and services that can be favourably traded in local, regional and global markets

Relating farming to science and research

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 01:00
In the African Innovation Outlook 2010, Uganda was mentioned along with Malawi and South Africa as the only three members of African Union that had fulfilled the AU 2006 pledge to commit one per cent of their Gross Domestic

Keep the heat at bay

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 01:00
In the past three years, the months of February, March and part of April have been hot. But the heat was bearable

Tight budget decor

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 01:00
You might want to decorate your house but your finances tend to limit your expectations and the only way out is to decorate on a tight budget

Govt apologises over attack by Buhweju RDC

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 01:00
Government has apologised to Christians of St. Kizito Bihanga parish in Buhweju District over an attack that was led by Mr Moses Mwebesa, the Resident District Commissioner

Panama papers: About the project and key numbers

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 01:00
The Panama Papers is an unprecedented investigation that reveals the offshore links of some of the globe’s most prominent figures

Gulu NRM boss tasks Museveni on poll reforms

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 01:00
Gulu District NRM chairperson Douglas Peter Okello has urged the party’s chairperson Yoweri Museveni to make electoral reforms if the party is to get more votes and support in Acholi sub-region